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OJ Simpson

Prosecutor: OJ Simpson Will ‘Probably Be Paroled’

OJ Simpson will soon be a free man. Well, a paroled man anyway.

That prediction comes from a man perhaps, most singularly responsible for putting him behind bars. David Roger, the prosecutor who won a robbery conviction against Simpson in 2008, says he believes the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners will let the juice loose.

Roger told the New York Post, “The guy did a lot of time on a robbery charge, I expect he’ll probably be paroled.”

Reuters

Another Chinese Billionaire Goes Missing Amid Market Crisis

Billionaire Zhou Chengjian, whose $4 billion clothing retail fortune makes him the 62nd-richest person in China, has mysteriously disappeared. He is only the latest in a line of Chinese business magnates to vanish, with the previous disappearance occurring only last month. It almost certainly is not the work of John Galt.

Rep. Patrick Murphy Ran as Moderate, Now Launches Partisan Attacks as Senate Candidate

U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-FL) won his first election in 2012 by branding himself as a moderate, presenting himself as an alternative to tea party firebrand Allen West, who had been elected in the Tea Party wave of 2010. Now that he has set his sights on representing Florida in the Senate, his rhetoric has turned sharply partisan as he attempts outflank his likely primary opponent, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL), on the left and spark interest from Democrats nationally who could fund his race.

Molotov Cocktail Thrown at Pro-Life Activists Outside Austin Planned Parenthood

The Austin Police Department arrested a woman last night after a “Molotov cocktail” was thrown at pro-life activists praying outside of an Austin Planned Parenthood abortion facility. A Molotov cocktail is a type of homemade incendiary device usually incorporating gasoline, a breakable glass bottle, and a wick that is lit before the device is thrown.

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Police Arrest California Mom over Explosives, Bomb-Making Ingredients

The bomb squad, hazmat, police, and firefighters flooded an upscale Novato neighborhood Friday morning after discovering explosives in a Marin County woman’s car. A further investigation of the home she lived in with her little girl, which ultimately led to her arrest, revealed she owned 87 explosives and had ingredients to make a bomb.

Border Arrest 7 Alleged Smugglers, 257 lbs. of Drugs

U.S. Border Patrol agents tracked five suspected illegal alien smugglers seen carrying large packages on their backs while crossing the International Boundary from Mexico into the United States near Calexico, California on Tuesday night.

George Zimmerman Arrested for Aggravated Assault

George Zimmerman, the 33 year-old Hispanic man acquitted in 2013 for killing Trayvon Martin in self defense, was arrested Friday night for aggravated assault. TMZ reports that the charges involve a weapon and that Zimmerman is being held without bail.

Teen’s Playboy Birthday Bash Ends in Dad’s Arrest

Teens brandishing lingerie and silk robes boozed it up for a Playboy Mansion-themed birthday bash under what appears to be the not-so-watchful eye of 18-year-old birthday girl Olivia Lake’s father Jeff Lake and other adults in Poway, California Friday night. Mr. Lake was reportedly arrested when neighbors’ complaints led San Diego County sheriff’s deputies to put an end to the party.