Last week a Fort Worth, Texas jury convicted a legal permanent resident from Mexico who is not a U.S. citizen of illegally casting ballots in five elections going back to 2004. Rosa Maria Ortega was sentenced to eight years in prison and could face deportation. Associated Press reporter Paul Weber joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the case. PBS NewsHour
Suspect Charged In Murder Of Queens Jogger Karina Vetrano. Murder Suspect Wanted To Be A Social Worker. A 20-year-old New York City man faces murder and sexual assault charges after his DNA was recovered from the body of a slain woman. Chanel Lewis’ allegedly offered “detailed incriminating statements and admissions” to detectives and his cellphone was also linked to the crime, according to local media reports. More at yahoo.com/news
A man was attacked early Thursday morning at 48th Street and Seventh Avenue. Police are looking for three men who ran from the scene. Video CNS News New York
While all states can charge juveniles as adults, often for the most serious crimes, North Carolina and New York do so for every 16- or 17-year-old, regardless of the offense. People who want to raise the age of adult responsibility in New York say that research shows a high social and economic cost of incarcerating youth. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports on the debate.. PBS NewsHour video
Campaign laws address city funding for political ads and some election watchers have already questioned how these videos will be considered.
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