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Emotional testimony in trial of nightclub shooter's widow

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ORLANDO, Fla. - Jurors at the trial of the widow of a man who shot and killed 49 people at a Florida nightclub heard emotional accounts of what unfolded that evening.
On Wednesday, the first day of the trial, jurors listened to a witness who hid under a dead body for three hours as shots were fired and an Orlando police detective who choked up on the stand. They also watched a video taken during the shooting by a survivor inside the club.
Federal prosecutors are trying to link 31-year-old Noor Salman to the actions of her husband, Omar Mateen. First, they must establish that a terrorist...
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Jurors in case of Zion cop who killed teen Justus Howell to continue deliberations for third day

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Jurors ended their second day of deliberations Wednesday without reaching unanimous decisions regarding the federal lawsuit against a Zion police officer who shot and killed a teenager. The grandmother of 17-year-old Justus Howell is suing Officer Eric Hill and the city of Zion, claiming the officer...
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