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A British court sentenced a London cabdriver to life in prison Friday for the murder of a U.S. soldier in Iraq in a roadside bombing in 2007. As NBC News reports, for the family of Sgt. Randy Johnson, this case was a rare opportunity to see a person involved in a service member’s death face justice in a civilian court.
Lucius Crawford has pleaded guilty to murdering three women in New York since 1993 and faces a sentence of 25 years to life, the New York Post reports.
Two Olympia, Wash., stepbrothers are suspected of attempting to steal beer from a grocery store on Thursday. The men, however, who were unarmed, are now in the hospital after a confrontation with local law enforcement during which the brothers were shot, the Associated Press reports.
Aaron Hernandez seems to be adjusting to prison life, allegedly getting involved in an in-prison brawl in an apparent attempt to “show he’s down with the Bloods,” People magazine reports. The former New England Patriot is just about a month into his life sentence for the murder of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd, who was a semipro footballer who was dating the sister of Hernandez’s fiancee, the news site notes.
As graduates across America bask in the pomp and circumstance of commencement festivities, I have tried to reflect on the indispensable words of wisdom famed news anchor Dan Rather shared with my fellow classmates and me during his commencement address to the University of Texas, College of Communication, Class of 2002. ... As it turns out, I can’t remember a word he said.