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Fort Hood Shooter Gets Date with Allah

August 28, 2013

Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan was sentenced to death by a military jury for killing 13 people and wounding dozens of others on November 5, 2009.  Hasan represented himself and chose not to do much in his own defense, admitting to the crime, and giving no closing statement.  The jury spent about two hours deliberating [...]

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Casey Anthony (Mostly) Acquitted

July 5, 2011

Earlier today Casey Anthony, the woman charged with murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee back in 2008, was acquitted of all charges that could have resulted in the death penalty.  However, she was found guilty of four counts of lying to police during the investigation and could get up to four years total — the judge [...]

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