Torture

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George H.W. Bush Reasserts Confidence In CIA

Former President George H.W. Bush reasserted his confidence in the work of the CIA despite a Senate Intelligence Committee finding that it torture was part of its post-9/11 interrogation program.

12/11/2014

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During Interview Bombing Suspect Accuses Police, Nurses Of Torture

Now that he’s fired his attorney, bombing suspect Anson Chi is defending himself on charges he tried blowing up a natural gas pipeline in Plano nearly two years ago.

CBS 11–02/27/2014

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Dallas Torture Trial Winds Down

A domestic abuse case is winding down in Dallas. Both the victim and the defendant have already testified during the trial, and the defendant is expected to be back on the stand again.

01/30/2013

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Trial Begins For Man Charged With Torturing Ex-Girlfriend

The Lancaster woman that prosecutors say was beaten, stabbed, sexually assaulted and mutilated by her boyfriend, told jurors today that the accused, Jose Arreola, was a “good friend” when they first met in 2008.

01/23/2013

Animal Cruelty

2 Texans Accused Of Making ‘Animal Crush Videos’

A Houston man and woman are jailed on federal and state charges that they made and distributed videos of living animals being tortured and killed.

11/29/2012

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Texas Trucker Pleads Guilty To 2 More Murders

A Texas trucker who kept a torture dungeon in the cab of his long-haul rig has avoided the death penalty by accepting life prison sentences for murdering a hitchhiking couple two decades ago.

03/30/2012

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Texas Torture Victim Calls Her Survival A “Miracle”

After Jeffrey Allan Maxwell was sentenced to life in prison for torturing his ex-neighbor, the victim teared and said, “It’s a miracle that I am alive.”

02/23/2012

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Life In Prison For Man Convicted In Texas Torture Case

Jurors will decide the fate of Jeffrey Maxwell today, the man convicted of kidnapping, torturing and sexually assaulting a 62-year-old woman.

02/22/2012

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Penalty Phase Begins In Texas Torture Case

The punishment phase is starting in the trial of a North Texas man who kidnapped his ex-neighbor and held her captive for nearly two weeks.

02/22/2012

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State Rests In Texas Torture Suspect’s Trial

The state rested in the Texas trial of a man accused of raping his former neighbor on a deer-skinning device and chaining her to a bed after kidnapping her.

02/21/2012

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Accused Texas Torturer Says He Thought Of Freeing Woman

A Texas man said he never planned to kill his former neighbor and thought about freeing her after he kidnapped and sexually assaulted her, according to his audio-recorded interview with investigators that was played at his trial.

02/17/2012

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North Texas Torture Victim Tells Jurors “I Prayed All The Time”

When her legs were chained to a bed, as she was locked in a nearly airtight wooden box, and while she was tortured on a deer-skinning device, a North Texas woman says she never stopped praying.

02/16/2012

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