September 2013 archive

Sep 11

Kevin McCormick Acquitted Of Manslaughter By Minnesota Court Of Appeals

Kevin Thomas McCormick (Clearwater County Sheriff mug shot 2010)

Kevin Thomas McCormick has been acquitted by the Minnesota Court of Appeals of his second-degree manslaughter conviction in the 2010 death of 64-year-old deer hunter Jerry Donald Benedict in Clearwater County, Minnesota. McCormick saw Benedict on a deer stand on November 6, 2010 that he thought was encroaching on his property. McCormick, 52, confronted Benedict …

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Sep 05

Hilda Lopez de la Cruz Acquitted Of Abortion Conviction By Mexican Appeals Court

Hilda Lopez de la Cruz during a press conference in Mexico City on August 27, 2013 (Latin America Herald Tribune)

Hilda Lopez de la Cruz’s abortion conviction and one year prison sentence have been vacated by the Supreme Tribunal of Mexico’s State of San Luis Potosi. In July 2009 Lopez was 18 and living in Tamuin, San Luis Potosi when she went to the hospital suffering from stomach pains. A doctor determined she was six …

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