Month: November 2019

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High-Profile Cases Sparking New Debate Over Old Legal Concept of Felony Murder

Longstanding rule comes under fresh attack as critics say it is often applied unfairly on the young and minorities An Ohio teenager whose boyfriend was killed in a robbery gone wrong. A Florida man who lent his car to a friend, who then used it to commit a felony. A pregnant Alabama woman whose fetus…
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Gallery honors fallen Phoenix artist

Local artist David Bessent’s first show packed more than 50 people in a downtown Phoenix gallery, including Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego. But one person was missing. The artist himself. Bessent, 41, and his friend and co-worker Zachary Walter, 24, were shot and killed in a robbery in 2018 after finishing their shifts at Jobot Coffee…
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