Teen Denies Homophobic Motive in Phoenix Park Hammer Incident, Granted Bail with Conditions

Dublin, Ireland — An 18-year-old apprentice steel fabricator, Reece Murphy, stood in Dublin District Court on Monday facing multiple charges including violent disorder and the alleged use of a hammer as a weapon in Phoenix Park. The incident, which occurred on the evening of June 17, has stirred concerns within the community, particularly following reports that gay men were being targeted in the area. Murphy, who resides in Clondalkin, was apprehended by authorities last Sunday …

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Pardon Granted to Former Army Sergeant for Fatal Shooting at BLM Protest

Austin, Texas – Daniel Perry, a former US Army sergeant and Uber driver, has been granted a full pardon by Texas Governor Greg Abbott for the fatal shooting of Black Lives Matter protester Garrett Foster in 2020. Perry was initially sentenced to 25 years in prison for the incident. Abbott’s decision to grant Perry a pardon was based on the state’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law, which allows individuals to use deadly force without the …

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Teachers in Tennessee Schools Granted Permission to Carry Concealed Guns in Response to Recent Tragedies

Nashville, Tennessee – The state legislature in Tennessee approved a controversial measure on Tuesday that would permit school staff to carry concealed handguns on school premises. This decision comes in the wake of a previous school shooting incident in Nashville, where six individuals tragically lost their lives. The bill has now been sent to the governor for final approval. The legislation to allow concealed carry on school grounds was passed by a 68-28 vote in …

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Bollard Hero Granted Australian Permanent Residency After Defending Shoppers in Sydney Mall Attack

SYDNEY, Australia – Australia’s Prime Minister made a generous offer on Tuesday to a French construction worker hailed as a hero for confronting a man responsible for a deadly stabbing rampage in a Sydney shopping mall. Damien Guerot, affectionately known as “Bollard Man” on social media, intervened by using a plastic bollard to deter the attacker and potentially saving lives in the process. Originally slated to leave Australia when his temporary work visa expired in …

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Murder Trial Prosecutor Granted Access to King Road House Crime Scene

MOSCOW, Idaho — Prosecutors in the Bryan Kohberger murder case were given access to the “King Road house,” where four University of Idaho students were brutally stabbed to death last year. The victims were Ethan Chapin, Xana Kernodle, Madison Mogen, and Kaylee Goncalves. The purpose of the visit and the specific actions taken at the house were not disclosed by the prosecutors. The impending demolition of the house on Dec. 28 may have motivated the …

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Killer of Roxanne Louie, granted day parole, after just 10 years?

Penticton, British Columbia – It has been nine years since the tragic death of 26-year-old Roxanne Louie in Penticton, B.C. An emotional march was organized in her memory, coinciding with a recent controversial decision by the parole board to release her convicted killer. The march, organized by Marty Marchand, aimed to honor Louie’s memory and continue advocating for justice on her behalf. The event drew a crowd of supporters, including local chiefs, drummers, and singers, …

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RELEASING: South African Athlete Oscar Pistorius Granted Parole After 9 Years in Prison

PRETORIA, South Africa – Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete who served nearly nine years in prison for killing his girlfriend, has been released on parole, the Department of Corrections announced on Friday. Pistorius was serving a 13-year and five-month sentence for murdering Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day in 2013. He was approved for parole in November and has now been released from the Atteridgeville Correctional Center in Pretoria. Pistorius will be living under strict …

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