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LAPD officers face firing over alleged coerced sex acts

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Two Los Angeles police officers could be fired and may face criminal charges after allegedly coercing women to have sex with them while on duty, officials said.

Missing N.Y. woman's body found in house wall, 28 years later

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y., July 2 (UPI) -- The remains of a Poughkeepsie, N.Y., woman, found in the basement wall of her home 28 years after she disappeared, have been identified, police said.

2 LA cops allegedly forced sex on women

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Two Los Angeles police officers are being investigated for allegedly coercing sex from women under threat of being jailed, court records show.

Sex offender wants right to go to church

PITTSBORO, N.C., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A North Carolina man convicted of a sex offense says he has the right to attend the church of his choice, even though it has a day-care center on the premises.

Remote outposts receive presidential call

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush called U.S. armed forces members stationed in remote locations Thursday to wish them a happy holiday, the White House says.

Libel suit against Michael Moore dismissed

DETROIT, July 15 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Detroit has dismissed a libel suit filed against filmmaker Michael Moore by the brother of convicted Oklahoma City bomber Terry Nichols.

Nichols' brother refuses to pay taxes

DETROIT, May 5 (UPI) -- Lawyers in Michigan are looking to prosecute the brother of convicted Oklahoma City bomber Terry Nichols for his admitted failure to pay federal income taxes.

Michael Moore in court for alleged libel

DETROIT, July 15 (UPI) -- A Detroit judge must decide if a libel lawsuit against filmmaker Michael Moore brought by a Oklahoma City bombing conspirator's brother will go to trial.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, May 11, the 132nd day of 2004 with 234 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, May 11, the 131st day of 2003 with 234 to follow.
By United Press International

Blast from the Past

It was on this date in 1995 that a federal grand jury in Detroit indicted James Nichols with conspiracy in connection with the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City the previous month. Nichols was accused of conspiring with bombing suspects Ter
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for May 5-11.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

With "Remember the Alamo!" as their stirring battle cry, Texas forces under Sam Houston defeated the army of Mexican General Santa Anna at San Jacinto on this date in 1836, setting the stage for the birth of the Republic of Texas.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from thePast package for April 21-27.
By United Press International

Blast from the Past

UPI's Blast from the Past for Saturday, May 11, 20020.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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James Nichols is a felon convicted of murdering Cha Vang, a Hmong hunter who was found shot and stabbed, his corpse hidden, in the woods near Peshtigo, Wisconsin. Nichols has admitted to killing Vang, but insists the killing was self-defense. On March 19, 2007, Nichols pleaded "Not Guilty" to the charge of first degree intentional homicide, felony possession of a weapon, and hiding a corpse. Nichols was convicted of second degree intentional homicide on October 6, 2007 and faces up to 69 years in prison.

Dr. Mark Witeck, who performed the autopsy on Cha Vang, testified that Vang was shot from about 50 feet away by a shotgun, and stabbed six times in his face and neck.

Attention to possible racial motives has been brought due to some of Nichol's own statements. Nichols has been quoted on record saying "Hmong group are bad". Nichols' employer has testified that two months before the killing, Nichols mentioned that he would have killed a Hmong hunter that he had seen in the woods if he had been carrying a shotgun rather than an air-rifle.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "James Nichols."
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