Water Park’s Attorneys Want Charges In Boy’s Death Dismissed

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The case against defendants charged after a 10-year-old boy was decapitated at a Kansas water park should be dismissed because the Kansas attorney general’s office abused the grand jury system and presented flimsy evidence to obtain criminal indictments, defense attorneys argued Friday. During a hearing in Wyandotte County court, attorneys…

Jordanian Immigrant Gets Death For Houston ‘Honor Killings’

HOUSTON (AP) — A Jordanian immigrant was sentenced to death on Tuesday after being convicted in what Texas prosecutors described as the honor killings of his daughter’s American husband and her friend who was an Iranian women’s rights activist. Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan was found guilty of capital murder last month in the 2012 fatal shootings…