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Archives - February 2008

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SAN MARCOS MAN INJURED IN DUI ACCIDENT

SAN MARCOS —- Two people were injured early Sunday morning, including one who was arrested, in a suspected drunken driving crash in San Marcos, authorities said. The single-vehicle collision was reported at 12:38 a.m. in the 900 block of East Mission Road, when the driver reportedly misjudged a curve in the roadway, causing him to …

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Feb

CALIFORNIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE NEWS: Chief justice drops bid to speed up death penalty appeals

SAN FRANCISCO — Chief Justice Ronald M. George has told the state Judicial Council that because of California’s fiscal problems, he is withdrawing a proposal to amend the state Constitution to speed up death penalty appeals. The amendment was put forth by the seven-member state Supreme Court in November and would have enabled that body …

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Feb

MEXICO POLICE SAY 100 PERCENT OF DRUG SMUGGLING MURDERS COMMITTED WITH SMUGGLED US GUNS

TIJUANA, Mexico — Assassins blasted Ricardo Rosas Alvarado, a member of an elite state police force, with a blizzard of bullets pumped out of AK-47 assault rifles. Alvarado crumpled at the wheel of his sedan, yet another victim of the weapons known here as “goat’s horns” because of their curved ammunition clips, and which can …

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