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Boston Marathon bomber begins appeal to overturn his death sentence

Boston Marathon bomber begins appeal to overturn his death sentence

The surviving Boston Marathon bomber who’s been convicted and sentenced to death for his role in the terror plot that killed four, injured hundreds and left the city under siege during a five-day manhunt in April 2013, is hoping his legal team’s appeal will give him his life back. Lawyers representing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 26, will…MORE

Investigators believe Barnard student was fatally stabbed

Investigators believe Barnard student was fatally stabbed

An 18-year-old woman who investigators believe to be a Barnard College student died Wednesday after she was found with several stab wounds just blocks from the school, a law enforcement official tells CNN. The woman was found unconscious near 116th Street and Morningside Drive after a 911 call around 5:30 p.m. about a female who…MORE

Hockey player Akim Aliu gets apology for blackface incident from his former team

Hockey player Akim Aliu gets apology for blackface incident from his former team

Ex-National Hockey League player Akim Aliu got a public apology from his former team for “wrongdoing” by an equipment manager who was photographed in blackface. The Colorado Eagles, a minor league hockey team affiliated with the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche, apologized Wednesday to Aliu for a 2011 incident in which head equipment manager Tony Deynzer was…MORE

‘We’ve moved on’ from Colin Kaepernick, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says

‘We’ve moved on’ from Colin Kaepernick, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday the league has “moved on” from former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who changed the venue last-minute for an NFL sponsored workout and held his own workout last month. Goodell was addressing the New England Patriots’ video recording violation of the Cincinnati Bengals sideline on Sunday when he…MORE

Broward County deputy terminated for slamming teen’s face in viral video

Broward County deputy terminated for slamming teen’s face in viral video

A Broward County sheriff’s deputy has been fired after he was seen on a cell phone video slamming a teenager’s face onto the pavement at a South Florida strip mall earlier this year, authorities said Wednesday. An internal affairs review recommended Deputy Christopher Krickovich “be exonerated despite the video testimony and other evidence showing a…MORE

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