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Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Crime News

A man convicted of murder in Oklahoma and sentenced to 40 years was extradited to Wisconsin where he was mistakenly released because Wisconsin authorities did not have the right paperwork.  In California, the DA is considering criminal charges in the latest dog mauling death, of a 12 year old.  Party Gaming, the world's largest on-line gambling company, may face criminal charges in Canada. Police in Virginia are investigating Korans found burned outside a mosque as a potential hate crime.  The Missouri legislature may send juvenile smoking offenses back to juvenile court, after directing that they be heard in adult court a few years ago. In Texas, prison authorities are under fire for selling retired horses to slaughterhouses.  [Jack Chin]

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