Democratic Virginia state Sen. Phillip P. Puckett, plans to announce his resignation Monday, giving Republicans control of the state senate. Though the details of this arrangement are unclear, it may the product of a criminal bribe.
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A Florida jury could not reach a verdict on the most serious charge facing Michael Dunn, a first degree murder charge for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Jordan Davis. Nevertheless, Dunn is all but certain to face a lengthy prison sentence as he was convicted on three counts of attempted murder.