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DNA center stage in killing of 80-year-old East Little Havana woman - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com

DNA center stage in killing of 80-year-old East Little Havana woman - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
When Severina ‘Lola’ Fernandez was stabbed to death, the attacker left behind DNA evidence. It took center stage Tuesday in the accused killer’s trial.
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Florida Death Row Prisoner Fights to Overturn Conviction

Florida Death Row Prisoner Fights to Overturn Conviction | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
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In this article, its about exactly what I wanna do. Using DNA evidence to solve crimes.

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The Innocence Project - DNA Evidence Clears Fort Worth Man Who Served 24 Years for a Sexual Assault He Always Maintained He Didn’t Commit

The Innocence Project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.
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Body parts found in auctioned Florida storage unit - CNN.com

Body parts found in auctioned Florida storage unit - CNN.com | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
For $900, the winning bid at a Pensacola storage auction got the contents of Unit B12 -- and a police investigation.
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Court Rules Israel Is Not at Fault in Rachel Corrie’s Death

Court Rules Israel Is Not at Fault in Rachel Corrie’s Death | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
An Israeli judge ruled on Tuesday that the state bore no responsibility for the death of Rachel Corrie, the young American protester who was run over by a military bulldozer in 2003.
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Woman led police on a car chase in north Marion County on Saturday because she was driving topless

Woman led police on a car chase in north Marion County on Saturday because she was driving topless | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
A woman led police on a car chase in north Marion County on Saturday because she was driving topless and on her way to surprise her boyfriend, according to reports.
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Norway Sentences Breivik to 21 Years in Prison

Norway Sentences Breivik to 21 Years in Prison | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
An Oslo court on Friday delivered the most severe sentence allowed under Norwegian law to Anders Behring Breivik, who admitted killing 77 people in his country’s worst peacetime atrocity.
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Several People Shot, One Fatally, Outside Empire State Building

Several People Shot, One Fatally, Outside Empire State Building | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
Ten people were shot, at least one fatally, after a gunman opened fire outside the Empire State Building on Friday. The shooter was identified as Jeffrey Johnson, 53.
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Families of Eddie Lee Mosley rape and murder victims seek justice - Broward - MiamiHerald.com

Murder victims’ families want Broward probe of police in miscarriage of justice.
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64% of New Yorkers in Poll Say Police Favor Whites

64% of New Yorkers in Poll Say Police Favor Whites | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
Among the black New Yorkers surveyed in a poll by The New York Times, 80 percent said the police favored one race over the other. Among whites, 48 percent agreed.
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Accused Walmart Groper, 18, Told Cops He Was Powerless Against An Enticing "Booty"

Accused Walmart Groper, 18, Told Cops He Was Powerless Against An Enticing "Booty" | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
Meet Aaron Morris.
The 18-year-old Floridian is sitting in a Broward County jail cell due to poor impulse control.
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Feds: Mississippi county runs 'school-to-prison pipeline' - CNN.com

Mississippi officials in Lauderdale County run "a school-to-prison pipeline" that violates the constitutional rights of juveniles, U.S. Justice Department says.
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Cops: Randy Travis Threatened to SHOOT, KILL Troopers

Cops: Randy Travis Threatened to SHOOT, KILL Troopers | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
Randy Travis threatened to shoot and kill the troopers who arrested him for drunk driving last night ...
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Couple's 3-way sex romp turns violent

ZEPHYRHILLS, Florida (CBS NEWS) - Florida police arrested a married couple after the wife pulled a gun on her husband when she caught him sneaking out to have sex with a woman who they had just had a three-way with, the Tampa Bay ...
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The Innocence Project - News and Information: Innocence Blog

The Innocence Project - News and Information: Innocence Blog | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
The Innocence Project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.
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With Labor Day approaching, police put DUI checkpoint plan into motion - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com

The Miami Police Department has joined a nationwide campaign called Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.
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Man Sues Over Broken Penis After Taking Sex Supplements

A lawsuit over every man's worst nightmare -- a broken penis...
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Video: Protesters Dressed As Giant Vaginas Greet Republican Delegates

In Tampa, women dressed up as vaginas to protest the Republican National Convention.


Via Billy Corben
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This Week in Florida - Our Lawmakers Are Terrible at Making Laws | VICE

This Week in Florida - Our Lawmakers Are Terrible at Making Laws | VICE | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
For the past several months Floridians have wondered if our state legislature accomplished anything during the 2012 recent session.
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Charge dropped in Sunny Isles Beach motel murder - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com

The victim, Robert Sprueill, owned a controversial door-to-door magazine subscription sales business and owned a restaurant on a rural Hawaiian island.
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Police: Rodney King's 'accidental drowning' involved drugs - CNN.com

Police: Rodney King's 'accidental drowning' involved drugs - CNN.com | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
Rodney King's death resulted from accidental drowning, although alcohol, cocaine, marijuana and PCP were found in his blood, officials say.
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Rapper Juvenile arrested for disorderly conduct in Miami Beach - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com

Rapper Juvenile arrested for disorderly conduct in Miami Beach - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
Rapper Juvenile was arrested this mornign by Miami Beach Police and charged with disorderly conduct.
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U.S. Court of Appeals Throws Out Virginian's Death Sentence and Conviction | Death Penalty Information Center

U.S. Court of Appeals Throws Out Virginian's Death Sentence and Conviction | Death Penalty Information Center | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
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Adam Yauch's Will Prohibits Use of His Music in Ads | Music News | Rolling Stone

Adam Yauch's Will Prohibits Use of His Music in Ads | Music News | Rolling Stone | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
Beastie Boy left 6.4 million estate to his wife...
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Medical Examiner Opens Old Cases, and Graves, to Identify Dead

Medical Examiner Opens Old Cases, and Graves, to Identify Dead | BloodandButter | Scoop.it
With old-time detective work and newer DNA technology, the New York medical examiner’s office is undertaking an ambitious effort to identify bodies in the city’s potter’s field.
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