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Man convicted of first-degree murder in Jefferson County for shooting death

A man has been convicted of first-degree murder in Jefferson County for a shooting death. William Robert Taft, 50, was convicted by a jury for the death of 41-year-old Michael Dean Bryan, the district attorney’s office said Friday. On Oct. 24, sheriff’s deputies were called to 5080 McIntyre St. in Golden on a report of a […]

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Police officer convicted for running two red lights at over 150km/h in central Auckland

A respected police officer has been convicted for running two red lights in central Auckland in excess of 150km/h while pursuing a fleeing car. A judge has described the man’s driving as dangerous, noting that at that speed it would have taken 160 metres for the patrol vehicle to stop. The law requires anyone using […]

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Convicted double-killer David Tamihere wins legal bid to seek TVNZ chopper footage

Convicted double killer David Tamihere has won his latest legal challenge in a bid to clear his name and reveal the “truth”. He has been granted a disclosure hearing in relation to footage held by TVNZ of a helicopter flight he took in 2012 over the Coromandel. Tamihere, 67, who has always maintained his innocence, […]

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Israeli convicted of fatal West Bank arson attack

An Israeli court has convicted a Jewish settler of murdering three members of a Palestinian family in a 2015 arson attack in the occupied West Bank. Judges found Amiram Ben Uliel threw a firebomb into a home in the village of Duma, killing Saad and Riham Dawabsha and their 18-month-old son Ali. Ali’s brother Ahmed, […]