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LA Times: “Prosecutors reveal payments to suspect in model’s killing”

Update: June 28, 2010, 8:38am PST / The Los Angeles Times has just published the following correction: Model’s slaying: An article in Saturday’s LATExtra section about the case against a woman accused of killing Juliana Redding said that Dr. Munir Uwaydah, whom prosecutors identified as the suspect’s employer, had been convicted in an unrelated fraud case. That […]

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KTLA: Gang Member Faces Death in Jamiel Shaw case

BREAKING NEWS KTLA-TV in Los Angeles has just published a report stating that prosecutors will seek the death penalty for accused killer Pedro Espinoza. Espinoza is charged with killing high school football star Jamiel Shaw II last year. It’s not only an emotionally charged case, but a political one, too. Espinoza, an illegal immigrant, had […]

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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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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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Jamiel Shaw II’s parents speak-out in new documentary

The Los Angeles murder story that continues to fuel heated political debate concerning illegal immigration is now the focus of a new documentary produced by the alternative news source Full Disclosure Network. The documentary provides an in-depth interview with the parents of the late Jamiel Shaw II. Police say Jamiel Shaw II, 17, was walking […]

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