Both sides in Helena murder case challenge judge’s clinging to charge

Posted: June 5, 2013 at 12:11 a.m.

Defense lawyers aligned with their usual opposition Tuesday against an east Arkansas judge’s decision to appoint a special prosecutor in a capital-murder case that state prosecutors have twice tried to drop.

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This citizen journalism image provided by Edlib News Network, ENN, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a locally made rocket being fired by Syrian rebels, in Idlib province, northern Syria, Tuesday, June 4, 2013. The Syrian government has denied it is facing a popular uprising since the revolt against Assad's rule erupted in March 2011, saying that the army is fighting foreign-backed terrorists who want to destroy the country. (AP Photo/Edlib News Network ENN)

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