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Georgia Judge Schedules Execution: The Associated Press reports a Paulding County judge in Georgia has scheduled the execution of Nicholas Cody Tate. He will be put to death between January 31 and February 7, with state officials determining the date of the execution. Tate pleaded guilty in 2005 for the 2001 murder of a 26-year-old woman and her daughter. Authorities said the woman had been shot in the head and was bound to the bed with handcuffs, her daughter found naked on the floor of another room with her throat slit.

Court Orders New Psychiatric Review of Norwegian Mass Killer: Nils Myklebost of the Associated Press reports a Norwegian court Friday ordered a new psychiatric evaluation of confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik after an earlier report found him legally insane and suggested he should be given psychiatric care instead of being sent to prison. That conclusion drew heavy criticism by those who questioned how someone suffering from such grave mental illness could have carried out such a well-planned attack.

Study Shows Swedish Girls Increasingly Violent:
United Press International reports numbers released by Sweden's National Council for Crime Prevention show the number of Swedish teen girls involved in violence has more than doubled in the last decade, and that demographic is increasingly turning to crime. One-third of assault victims ages 15-17 in 2010 were reported to be female, up from one-fourth in 2008. The number of girls ages 15-20 accused of assault increased 118.5 percent, from 428 in 2000 to 935 in 2010.

Read more here: http://www.sunherald.com/2012/01/12/3683365/ga-judge-sets-execution-for-2001.html#storylink=cpy

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