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A woman from has died after being struck by a police car as she was walking home.

The 63-year-old woman was struck by a police cruiser at 10:41 p.m. on a Saturday night as she walked home during a rainstorm, family members and police told a New York Criminal Lawyer.

She was taken directly to the hospital, but was pronounced dead at 11:25 p.m. She was only a few blocks from her home when the accident occurred, during a spate of severe weather.

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An Addison County music teacher was arrested on federal child-pornography charges, according to a New York Criminal Lawyer. The teacher told officials about the case to warn them in an effort to calm fears about the seriousness of the claims.

A NY City Criminal Lawyer revealed that there was no evidence that linked the teacher’s crimes to any of the local school children.

Classes at Bristol Elementary School and Robinson Elementary School in Starksboro, where the defendant divides his full-time job, were cancelled for the day, said a NYC Criminal Lawyer, but those in charge began to worry about how to tell the community of the issue and were extremely concerned what local parents and even children would have.

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There is personal, and then there is personal. One of the most personal things that we have is our DNA, reports NY City Criminal Lawyers. DNA defines what we look like, and in many ways, it defines who we are. State and Federal law enforcement agencies have long since taken the fingerprints and mug shots of anyone who has been arrested, but now many states also want to take your DNA sample as well. This is particularly pertinent when it comes to Sex Crimes and the investigation of such.

DNA samples have been an accepted practice in the United States for some time for those who have already been convicted of a crime. A Brooklyn Sex Crimes Lawyer has reported in the past of many instances of where DNA has either convicted or exonerated individuals of crimes.

The concept of taking a DNA sample of anyone who has been arrested for major crimes is nothing new, as there are at least 25 states that already have laws on their books to do just that. One of the more recent states to seek this action is Connecticut. Brooklyn and Manhattan have not joined the others.

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A Florida International University baseball star had his trial and two of his friends put on the fast track by a Bahamian prosecutor, Manhattan Criminal Lawyers have learned. The case is now on its way to the Supreme Court of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.

The next hearing will be on May 9 before a Senior Justice in Nassau. Court sources told Manhattan Criminal Lawyers that the trial will not begin then, however.

An attorney working with the Attorney General’s Office sent a bill of voluntary indictment to a magistrate, court sources reflected. This document allows the court to avoid a preliminary inquiry, instead forwarding the case directly to the Supreme Court. The document also contains sworn statements from the witnesses, which will also be seen by the defense.

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In Queens, police are hunting for a serial sex predator finally caught on surveillance camera leaving a subway station in Flushing right before his last attack.

He is implicated in at least four attacks since September. Last September 22nd is when he’s believed to have first struck. He grabbed a 37-year-old woman from behind and sexually assaulted her. In December, his victim was a 27-year-old woman on Sanford Avenue. This woman was treated for injuries to her head and face.

His next attack was in February, against a 27-year-old woman on Bowe Street and his latest attack was on April 19, when he assaulted a 24-year-old woman on Colden Street. She was not badly injured. Right before the last attack, the suspect was seen on camera.

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A freshman student, formerly of Rutgers College, is already in trouble for using a webcam to spy on his roommate’s encounter with another man. Now New York Criminal Lawyers have learned he has been formally charged with a hate crime, along with deleting tweets and texts so as to avoid further implication.

The 19-year-old was indicted in Middlesex County on a total of 15 counts, including bias intimidation and invasion of privacy in the series of events that ended with the suicide of an 18-year-old student in a case that began a national discussion on bullies and the treatment of people of differing sexual orientation.

The 19-year-old student was already dealing with invasion of privacy charges, along with another student at Rutgers. It was a process of months for prosecutors to present the case that the defendant was in fact targeting another student due to his sexual orientation and that this was the basic reason that he broadcast his roommate’s sexual encounter over the internet.