Jurors in Marjory Stoneman Douglas mass shooting trial must manage stress of the massacre on their own
The 12 jurors chosen to decide whether Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz is executed will be exposed to horrific images and emotional testimony, but must deal with any mental anguish alonesun-sentinel.com
Defense for some Capitol rioters: election misinformation
Falsehoods about the election helped bring insurrectionists to the Capitol on Jan. 6, and now some who are facing criminal charges for their actions during the riot hope their gullibility might save them in court or at least produce some sympathy.
Man kills 6, then self, at Colorado birthday party shooting
A gunman opened fire at a birthday party in Colorado, slaying six adults before killing himself Sunday, police said. The shooting happened just after midnight in a mobile home park on the east side of Colorado Springs, police said. Officers arrived at a trailer to find six dead adults and a man with serious injuries who died later at a hospital, the Colorado Springs Gazette reported.news.yahoo.com
High court could halt move toward leniency for kids who kill
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, file photo the Supreme Court is seen at sundown on the eve of Election Day, in Washington. The Supreme Court is to hear arguments in a case that could put the brakes on what has been a gradual move toward more leniency for children who are convicted of murder. Scott Applewhite, File)WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Tuesday suggested it could halt what has been a gradual move toward more leniency for children who are convicted of murder. Justice Clarence Thomas and Justice Neil Gorsuch also indicated they take issue with the court's most recent case about juvenile life sentences. The case the court was hearing Tuesday is the latest in a series of cases going back to 2005, when the court eliminated the death penalty for juveniles.
On this day: November 10
2009: John Allen Muhammad is executed via lethal injection at the Greensville Correctional Center near Jarratt, Virginia, for a 2003 capital murder conviction for one of the 10 victims killed during a three-week period of sniper shootings in the Washington, D.C., area. He had also been convicted of six counts of first-degree murder in Maryland in 2006 and sentenced to six consecutive life terms in prison. Muhammad and then 17-year-old Lee Boyd Malvo also critically injured three more people during their attacks in October 2002. Malvo ultimately was sentenced to a total of eight life sentences without the possibility of parole. Hide Caption
On this day: October 2
2002: A man is shot and killed in a grocery store parking lot in Wheaton, Maryland, becoming the first victim in a series of sniper attacks in the Washington, D.C., area, that would leave 10 dead and three critically injured over three weeks. It was later discovered that the rampage was perpetrated by John Allen Muhammad with the assistance of 17-year-old Lee Boyd Malvo. Muhammad would eventually be sentenced to death and executed by lethal injection on Nov. 10, 2009, while Malvo was sentenced to a total of eight life sentences without the possibility of parole. Hide Caption