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Washington Officer Enters Plea After Daughter Is Shot

A Washington state police officer accused of leaving a loaded handgun in the family van where his young son could grab it and fatally shoot his 7-year-old sister has pleaded not guilty to a second-degree manslaughter charge.

06/05/2012

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Faith-Healing Parents Acquitted Of Murder Charge

A faith-healing Washington couple accused of being criminally responsible for their teenage son’s death for failing to call a doctor have been acquitted of second-degree murder charges.

05/15/2012