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White Supremacist Charged with Hate Crimes in Kansas Jewish Center Killings

From Reuters:

The suspect in the Passover Eve killings of three people at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City is a former Ku Klux Klan leader with a history of hatred for Jews, law enforcement officials said on Monday.

S.D. Jury Sentences Man to Death for Nurse’s Murder

From CBS News:

A man with a history of mental illness was sentenced to death by a jury on Monday for killing a South Dakota hospice nurse as part of a plot to assassinate President Barack Obama.

Police Say Accused California Serial Killers Wore GPS Trackers While Committing Crimes

From Fox News:

The two paroled sex offenders who authorities in Southern California believe raped and killed four women allegedly wore GPS trackers while committing their crimes, and investigators believe there may be more victims.

Maryland Decriminalizes Marijuana and Expands Medical Marijuana Program

From In The Capital:

Maryland Democratic Governor Martin O’Malley on Monday signed into law two marijuana related bills – the medical marijuana bill and the decriminalization bill, making Maryland the 21st state with an effective medical marijuana program and the 17th state to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.

Investigation Continues into Homeless Man Killed by Police in Hollywood

From NBC News:

Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding homeless man outside a discount store in Hollywood on Sunday, officials said.

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