Sunday, December 29, 2013's  Stories of the Year 2013 / /"
"US judge receives 28-year jail term for his role in kids-for-cash kickbacks"
Independent April 2013
" . . . for conspiring with private prisons to hand young offenders maximum sentences in return for kickbacks amounting to millions of dollars. . . . "
" . . . overturned some 4,000 convictions . . . "

"Woman, 35, had her arm AMPUTATED because 'police handcuffs were too tight'"

"Firefighter finds his daughter dying in New Hampshire crash on Christmas Eve"       

"Reported Sex Assaults Surge 50% in US Military"

"Stepfather kills Colo. teen mistaken for burglar"
"CDC: Water at Marine base linked to birth defects"
N&O Dec 2013


"Cops: Couple lure man for thrill killing"
"A couple faces criminal homicide charges for allegedly luring a man to their car and killing him for the thrill of it. . . . "

"UK marine sentenced to life for murder of Taliban prisoner"

"Former hospital lab tech gets 39 years for infecting patients with hepatitis C"

"Gay waitress loses job after investigation into whether customers denied tip"

"Free at last: Five headline-making exonerations"

"KlearGear fines couple $3.5K for posting negative review"


"4 On Your Side investigates traffic stop nightmare"
KOB Nov 5
" . . . officers . . . secured a search warrant from a judge that allowed for an anal cavity search . . . "

"Mass. chemist pleads guilty in drug lab scandal"
" . . . who admitted faking test results in criminal cases pleaded guilty . . . "

"Yemeni president pardons reporter Obama wanted kept in jail"
McClatchy 2013
" . . . his reporting that revealed that a December 2009 bombing in the village of Majalla in the southern province of Abyan was an American cruise-missile attack that killed dozens of civilians, including 14 women and 21 children . . . "

"US government report reveals sexual abuse in immigration detentions"
Jurist Nov 21
"The Government Accountability Office (GAO) [official website] issued [press release] a report [text, PDF] on Wednesday entitled "Additional Actions Could Strengthen DHS Efforts to Address Sexual Abuse." The GAO report was initiated in part by government documents that found there were hundreds of allegations of sexual abuse and assault in immigration detention over several years that were not properly investigated in compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)  . . . "

VIDEO: "Police accused of erasing cell phone footage of fatal beating"
CNET May 15

"British forces 'witnessed electric shocks, beatings and dog kennel torture of Iraqi prisoners in secret US prison in Baghdad'"
Daily Mail 

"Woman dies on courthouse floor without medical aid after arrest over unpaid ticket, suit says"  
ABAJ May 20 

VIDEO: "Woman Says Strip Search After DUI Arrest Went Too Far"

"Doctor and nurse at trial in murder case over Hep C transmission at endoscopy clinics"  
ABAJ May 8   

"US Cardiologist Admits to Ordering $19 Million in Unnecessary Testing" 
Medscape April 11  

"Abortion Doctor Convicted Of Murder in Baby Deaths"
WSJ May 13

"Tulsa police officer accused in holdups of Hispanic motorists waives jury trial"
Tulsa World April 26

"Louis Taylor Served 42 Years for Arson Murders that Fire Investigators Now Believe Was Not Arson"
Innoc Proj April 2  
"Woman arrested after slapping the wrong child at school"  USAT Mar 29 (VIDEO)

"Michael Morton Prosecutor Will Face Criminal Charges for Withholding Evidence" 
Innoc Proj April 19 

"U.S. soldier pleads guilty in Afghan massacre

Robert Bales' guilty plea ensures that he will avoid the death penalty"
CBC Jun 5

"US confirms four American citizens killed by drones"
BBC May 22

"Referee beheaded after killing player"  ESPN FC Jul 6

"Victims of forced sterilization awarded $10 million compensation from North Carolina as state tries to put 'darkest chapter' behind it"
Daily Mail Jul 26

"Drug dealer used 'stand your ground' to avoid charges in two killings"
TBT Jun 2012

"Man pleads guilty to tricking pregnant girlfriend into taking abortion pill"

"Cop shoots man holding underwear, man sues"

"Veterans dying from overmedication"

 "Marissa Alexander Update: Fla. woman serving 20 years in prison for firing "warning shot" gets new trial"

 "New Charges Against Blackwater From 2007 Shooting In Iraq"

"Doctor gets life in hepatitis murder case, could win parole after 18 years"

"Hannity Reveals That Obamacare Hotline Operator Who Took His Call Got Fired"

"New Jersey Prosecutor Agrees to Reverse the Conviction of New Jersey Man Who Served 19 Years for a Murder that New DNA Evidence Shows He Didn’t Commit"

"Jailed based on mistaken identity, some who did nothing wrong are held days, weeks or months"

"2nd black shopper plans Barneys suit, says she was stopped by cops after buying a $2,500 purse"

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