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“Jamiel’s Law” petition falls short of making LA’s May ballot

It’s a murder case that broke many hearts, strained race relations and fueled intense debate over illegal immigration. Some had hoped that “something good” could emerge from the March 2, 2008 shooting death of a 17-year-old boy named Jamiel Shaw II. Shaw (archives) was a high school football star (Rise Magazine named Shaw’s murder one …

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Shaw murder named one of year’s top high school sports stories (VIDEO)

Rise Magazine has included the murder of 17-year-old high school football star Jamiel Shaw II in its list of top high school sports stories of 2007-2008. The list was also published today on the magazine’s Web site, RiseMag.com. In beginning its overview of the Shaw case, Rise Magazine writes: It seems obvious to label the …

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Family of mother murdered during carjacking speaks-out

UPDATE: August 11, 2009: Breaking News: Tina Davila murder suspect arrested *** (July 2, 2008) Heart-wrenching. That may best describe this morning’s Today Show live interview with two children and the ex-husband of Tina Davila (please see video below). Davila’s teenage children struggled to find the right words. At times, no words came out. But …

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Father of baby found dead in fire pit no stranger to law, deportation

Update (October 3, 6:08pm PST): “2 years in prison for man whose infant son died in fire pit” (Seattle Times) Attorneys had said that Rios could be deported after his sentencing or could be made to serve his sentence first. Rios, who has used different aliases and birth dates in the past, already has been …

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Judge throws out lawsuit against LAPD’s Special Order 40

Long before an illegal immigrant was charged with murdering a star high school athlete named Jamiel Shaw II earlier this year, Los Angeles resident Harold Sturgeon had filed a lawsuit aimed at repealing LAPD’s Special Order 40. Today, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge threw out the lawsuit. Special Order 40 took effect in …

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Dramatic testimony emerges in Jamiel Shaw II murder case

ESPINOZA TO STAND TRIAL FOR MURDER Update (June 20): LA Times, Defense lawyer seeks to link slain L.A. student to gang Update (June 19): Associated Press, Man, 19, to stand trial in LA athlete murder case Update (June 19): KNBC, Suspect in Jamiel Shaw slaying to stand trial Update (June 19): KABC, Judge orders Espinoza …

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