Oregon Death Row Inmate Gets Reprieve, Tries to Have it Overturned

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Governor John Kitzhaber granted a reprieve to all of the prisoners on Oregon’s death row in November 2011. While he did not commute the sentences, he stated that he would not allow any more executions to take place while he was in office because he feels the death penalty is morally wrong. Of course, this was met with some resistance, …

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Food Fight! Dispute About Spuds Ends in Jail

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Tempers escalated during a disagreement over mashed potatoes, resulting in a woman charging the victim with a box cutter. Shaquina S. Hill, 23, was charged with menacing and harassment after she attacked her dinner guest. Hill first grabbed box cutters then began throwing things at the victim, including a heavy ceramic vase and a coffee table. Two questions: First, how …

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