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THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012

Jury convicts father of severe abuse

A Spokane father has been convicted of severely abusing his infant daughter. Tyler L. Jamison, 20, has been in the Spokane County Jail since April 2010, when his 2-month-old daughter, SkyeLynn suffered what Spokane police initially feared would be fatal injuries but has since been...

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THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012

Trial begins in horrible child abuse case

A jury trial began this week for a young man accused of brutally assaulting his infant daughter. Tyler L. Jamison, 20, has been in the Spokane County Jail since April 2010, when his 2-month-old daughter, SkyeLynn suffered what Spokane police initially feared would be fatal...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2011

Woman finishes bar exam while in labor

CHICAGO (AP) — A pregnant suburban Chicago woman was so determined to finish the Illinois bar exam that she completed the test even after going into labor. The Chicago Tribune reports 29-year-old Elana Nightingale Dawson had started the final portion of the exam last week...

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THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2011

FRIDAY, NOV. 12, 2010

Joint, not cigar, celebrates baby's birth

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a new father faces drug charges because he lit up a marijuana joint, instead of a cigar, to celebrate his child's birth at a western Pennsylvania hospital.Police aren't identifying the man found smoking the pot in a designated smoking...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 5, 2010

Boy's murder suspect faces more charges

A man accused of beating to death his girlfriend’s 1-year-old son has been charged with a previous assault on another child. James R. “J.R.” Cooley, 22, already jailed on $1 million bond for first-degree murder, was ordered held on an additional $250,000 bail Tuesday on...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2010

Spokane police investigating baby's death 

Spokane police are investigating the death of a baby boy and say his mother's boyfriend is the only suspect. The 1-year-old boy was not breathing when officers arrived at an East Everett Avenue home in Hillyard just before 5 p.m., according to a news release...

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FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010


Man faces felony for Craigslist baby ad

Police are recommending a felony charge against a Spokane man they believe advertised his 6-month-old daughter for sale on Craigslist. Gregory G. Edison, 44, listed himself as the seller on the ad, which was posted on Monday but removed by Craigslist within an hour, police...

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