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Man who beat wife with frying pan gets 30 years in her death
By The Associated PressFREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man convicted of beating his wife with a frying pan and strangling her to death is going to prison for 30 years before parole. A judge in Monmouth County sentenced 47-year-old Patrick Allen on Thursday in the murder of his wife, Kimberly.

NYC police officer's lawsuit over arrest quotas gets revived
By The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who said his superiors punished him for complaining about what he said were arrest quotas has gotten his lawsuit reinstated. In a ruling Thursday, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court's decision dismissing Officer Craig Matthews' suit.

Defense in Las Vegas mom killing wants gunshot residue test
By By KEN RITTER LAS VEGAS (AP) — Attorneys for a 19-year-old accused of killing a neighborhood mother in a spray of gunfire want a judge to let them check the dead woman's body for gunshot residue.

Justice Dept.: No federal charges in Trayvon Martin death
By By JENNIFER KAY and ERIC TUCKER MIAMI (AP) — George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in a 2012 confrontation with the teenager, will not face federal charges, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

Attorney: Martin's parents distraught by feds' decision
By By ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — An attorney for the parents of Trayvon Martin says they are too distraught to talk to reporters after the Justice Department said the man who fatally shot their son won't face federal charges.

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