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Deputy shot responding to domestic dispute in Forsyth County, suspect kills self

The wounded deputy, whose name was not released, was taken to a hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries, Freeman said. He suffered gunshot wounds to his legs, according to the sheriff’s office.

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Todd Smith’s defense focuses on Guy Gabriel domestic battery arrest – Freeport Journal

ROCKFORD — Defense attorneys who attempted to raise the possibility of alternative suspects and alternative explanations for evidence against Todd Smith rested today at his first-degree murder trial.

Closing arguments are expected to take place Wednesday morning. In a case that stretched over parts of three weeks, it is not known how long the jury of 10 men and two women will deliberate.

Smith pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and related charges in the October 2012 death of his wife, Katrina Smith, 30.

Here is a look at evidence the jury could consider.

Murder weapon: The bat prosecutors believe was used Oct. 22, 2012, to beat Katrina Smith to death was found with her blood on it in Todd Smith’s garage. A family friend testified that Todd Smith asked him in November 2012 to retrieve the bat. When told it was

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SAPD’s domestic abuse team not following procedures, audit finds – San Antonio Express

A San Antonio Police Department crime scene investigator photographs evidence at the scene of a shooting, described as domestic violence between two brothers over a woman, on Nevada Street on March 18, 2016. Photo: Lisa Krantz /San Antonio Express-News / © 2016 San Antonio Express-News

The San Antonio Police Department’s Crisis Response Team, which provides crisis intervention and case management services to victims of domestic abuse, was not complying with department procedures and policies, according to an audit presented Tuesday to the city’s Audit Committee.

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