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Nation's Oldest Park Ranger, 94, Robbed and Beaten in Her California Home

Nation's Oldest Park Ranger, 94, Robbed and Beaten in Her California Home

Originally posted 07/01/2016 12:10AM

Betty Reid Soskin, the nation's oldest park ranger, was beaten and robbed in her home early this week and police are asking for help from the community in catching the assailant.

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Adnan Syed of Serial Podcast Will Get a New Trial as Murder Conviction Is Vacated

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UpdatePosted 06/30/2016 06:20PM

Adnan Syed of Serial Podcast Will Get a New Trial as Murder Conviction Is Vacated

Originally posted 06/30/2016 04:50PM

Adnan Syed, the subject of the popular podcast Serial who has been serving a life sentence in prison for the 1999 murder of ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, had his conviction vacated Thursday and will get a new trial, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.

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Disney Channel Star Debby Ryan Will Serve 3 Years Probation and No Jail Time for DUI: Report

Disney Channel Star Debby Ryan Will Serve 3 Years Probation and No Jail Time for DUI: Report

Originally posted 06/30/2016 06:05PM

Disney Channel star Debby Ryan has reportedly entered a no contest plea to a reckless driving charge stemming from an April arrest for driving under the influence.

As part of the plea, the Jessie actress had two misdemeanor DUI counts dismissed and will serve no jail time but will be on probation for three years, according to TMZ.

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Harrowing 911 Dispatch Log From Orlando Mass Shooting Reveals Terror Inside Nightclub

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Harrowing 911 Dispatch Log From Orlando Mass Shooting Reveals Terror Inside Nightclub

Originally posted 06/30/2016 05:55PM

The moment-by-moment horror inside the Pulse nightclub earlier this month – from the first reports of shots, to the overheard sounds of panic, gunfire, screams and moans – is revealed in the most detailed records released yet from the mass shooting there that killed 49 people.

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Five Things to Know About the Ongoing Alleged 'Killer Cult' Trial

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Five Things to Know About the Ongoing Alleged 'Killer Cult' Trial

Originally posted 06/30/2016 05:30PM

This week, witnesses and experts have been testifying in the murder trial of Sarah Ferguson, the 33-year-old half-sister of Christopher and Lucas Leonard, the teen brothers who were allegedly beaten for more than a dozen hours inside a secretive upstate New York church in late 2015.

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Minnesota Man Allegedly Decapitates Man He Believed Raped His Girlfriend

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Minnesota Man Allegedly Decapitates Man He Believed Raped His Girlfriend

Originally posted 06/30/2016 05:20PM

Police in Minnesota have arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly decapitating with a machete a man he believed raped his girlfriend, PEOPLE confirms.

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Wisconsin Man Committed to Mental Hospital After Pleading Guilty to Decapitating Mother, 68

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Wisconsin Man Committed to Mental Hospital After Pleading Guilty to Decapitating Mother, 68

Originally posted 06/30/2016 04:00PM

The Wisconsin man who decapitated his mother last year will be committed to a mental hospital after pleading guilty to her death this week, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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Former Boss of 22-Year-Old Killed by Mother in Texas Says the Two Had a Strained Relationship

Originally posted 06/30/2016 03:45PM

Taylor Sheats, the 22-year-old Texan fatally shot along with her younger sister by their mother last week, had a strained relationship with her mom, Taylor's former boss tells PEOPLE.

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Lawyer for TV Reporters Indicted for Child Abuse Says Baby Was 'Never in Any Serious Risk'

Originally posted 06/30/2016 01:55PM

Two married Arizona TV reporters facing felony charges after police say cocaine was found in their infant daughter's system are focused on "reuniting their family, taking care of their child and getting past this mistake," their attorney tells PEOPLE.

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