Houston serial killer Anthony Shore was about to be executed when a prosecutor asked for a delay based on reports that Shore would confess to a murder, for which another death row inmate was already convicted.
Tiny Moran, Texas, where ‘bump stocks” are made, complains that it is a scapegoat in the Las Vegas massacre. “Everyone out there thinks we’re killers, and that’s very far from the truth,” says Mayor Steven Taggart.
Fraternal Order of Police objects to Chicago Sun-Times reporters’ knocking on officers’ home doors to interview them. Newspaper’s editor said the two sides essentially have agreed to disagree.
George Perrot was convicted of raping a 78-year-old woman in 1985 based in part on one strand of hair. Perrot had a beard, and the victim described her attacker as a man without any facial hair.
A bipartisan coalition of police leaders, prosecutors and former justice officials called for ‘modern strategies’ and ‘innovative solutions,’ in a letter to President Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, released ahead of Wednesday’s summit in Wash. DC. The Justice Department responded that “Americans voted for President Trump’s brand of law and order.”