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Agnes Yarlee’s Family Testify in Abraham Roberts First Degree Murder Trial

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  On Thursday in the First Degree Murder trial of Abraham Roberts the jury heard graphic testimony of how Agnes Yarlee died.

Roberts is accused of shooting and killing Yarlee, his girlfriend and the mother of his child, in their Johnston apartment last April.

A crime scene investigator walked the jury through the apartment today while playing video recorded as she arrived on scene.  The video showed Yarlee’s body slumped over on the couch with a baby rocker in front of her where an infant was sitting at the time of the shooting.  Roberts is claiming he killed Yarlee in self-defense.

The Polk County Medical Examiner testified that Yarlee was killed by a gunshot wound to the head but was shot two other times as well.  The jury also heard from Yarlee’s family members today who say they thought coming to Iowa would take them away from the violence of

Read more at: http://whotv.com/2018/01/11/agnes-yarlees-family-testify-in-abraham-roberts-first-degree-murder-trial/

Carter vs. Carter Trial First Day: Statements and Two Witness Testimonies

KNOXVILlLE, Iowa  —  The first day of the Carter vs. Carter trial was packed with the tail end of jury selection, opening statements, and testimony from two witnesses.

This trial is a civil lawsuit, not criminal, brought by Bill Carter and his son Billy Carter against the other son, Jason Carter. This lawsuit focuses on the death of wife and mother Shirley Carter, who was shot and killed in the family’s Lacona, Iowa, farmhouse kitchen on June 19th, 2015.

No one was ever arrested for the murder.

Bill Carter’s Attorney Mark Weinhardt made the first opening statement.

“This is a case about a son who murdered his own mother. This is a civil lawsuit. You can’t put someone in jail, you can make a statement,” Weinhardt said.

Weinhardt said they will not be asking for money damages in this case. Later in Weinhardt’s statement, he said Jason Carter killed his mother, Shirley.

Jason’s attorney Steve Wandro made the

Read more at: http://whotv.com/2017/12/05/carter-vs-carter-trial-first-day-statements-and-two-witneses-testimony/

Carter vs. Carter Trial First Day: Statements and Two Witness …

KNOXVILlLE, Iowa  —  The first day of the Carter vs. Carter trial was packed with the tail end of jury selection, opening statements, and testimony from two witnesses.

This trial is a civil lawsuit, not criminal, brought by Bill Carter and his son Billy Carter against the other son, Jason Carter. This lawsuit focuses on the death of wife and mother Shirley Carter, who was shot and killed in the family’s Lacona, Iowa, farmhouse kitchen on June 19th, 2015.

No one was ever arrested for the murder.

Bill Carter’s Attorney Mark Weinhardt made the first opening statement.

“This is a case about a son who murdered his own mother. This is a civil lawsuit. You can’t put someone in jail, you can make a statement,” Weinhardt said.

Weinhardt said they will not be asking for money damages in this case. Later in Weinhardt’s statement, he said Jason Carter killed his mother, Shirley.

Jason’s attorney Steve Wandro made the

Read more at: http://whotv.com/2017/12/05/carter-vs-carter-trial-first-day-statements-and-two-witneses-testimony/

Engaged Couple Expecting Their First Child Killed in Thanksgiving Car Crash

A terminally ill Illinois woman who admitted to killing her disabled adult daughter in a botched murder-suicide has been found dead, two days before she was to return to prison, officials said.

Read more at: http://www.cbs8.com/story/36931885/engaged-couple-expecting-their-first-child-killed-in-thanksgiving-car-crash

UIS to conduct first responder training with state agency

The University of Illinois Springfield is scheduled to train more than 20 first responders on ways to protect children and families.

The session is planned for Wednesday and will include instructions on how to conduct witness interviews and how to investigate a crime scene. Attendees will get a chance to be a part of a mock crime scene investigation at a university training facility.

The university founded the Child Protection Training Academy two years ago with the state’s child welfare agency. Over 250 investigators for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services have been trained through the academy.

Read more at: http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/business/article174294136.html

Haledon graduates 22 in first junior police academy

Haledon Police Chief Angelo Daniele has spearheaded “Quality of Life” patrols, in which police officers volunteer their time to do extra patrols around the town. We ride along with Daniele and Lt. George Guzman one Thursday evening.
Danielle Parhizkaran/Northjersey.com

Read more at: http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/passaic/haledon/2017/07/27/haledon-graduates-22-first-junior-police-academy/514161001/