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Missing Mom Michelle Parker's Family: We'll Never Stop Looking For Her

Missing Mom Michelle Parker's Family: We'll Never Stop Looking For Her

Originally posted 11/22/2014 06:15PM

Michelle Parker and her former fiancé Dale Smith had always had a complicated relationship. The parents of small twins, Parker and Smith had split up – but the acrimony continued. They even haggled over an engagement ring on a 2011 episode of The People's Court.

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California Firefighter Accused of Killing His Alleged Lover's Husband

California Firefighter Accused of Killing His Alleged Lover's Husband

Originally posted 11/22/2014 05:00PM

In what might sound like the plot to a trashy romance novel gone wrong, a woman's firefighter lover was arrested Tuesday in connection with her husband's murder.

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Books Shield FSU Student During Library Shooting Rampage

Books Shield FSU Student During Library Shooting Rampage

Originally posted 11/22/2014 04:30PM

Florida State University student Jason Derfuss heard a gunshot last Thursday as he left the campus's Strozier Library, but what the 21-year-old humanities student didn’t realize was that he was the target of the gunman who opened fire on students studying in the school library.

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Arrest Made in Murder Case of Colorado 'Supermom' Who Ran Escort Service

Police Arrest Suspect in Death of Paige Birgfeld, Mom of 3 Who Ran Escort Service

Originally posted 11/22/2014 10:40AM

An arrest has finally been made in the case of Paige Birgfeld, a Grand Junction, Colorado, mother of three young children who disappeared over seven years ago – and the alleged killer is a man police first suspected of the crime within days of her vanishing.

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Parents of Newtown Shooting Victim Welcome New Baby

Parents of Newtown Shooting Victim Benjamin Wheeler Welcome New Baby

Originally posted 11/22/2014 07:30AM

Welcoming a new baby is usually a blissful time, but for Francine and David Wheeler – who lost their beloved son Benjamin in the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting – becoming parents again is bittersweet.

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Man Accused of Killing Wife Had Map Marked with Spot Where She Fell, Investigators Say

Harold Henthorn, Accused of Killing Wife, Had Map Marked with Spot Where She Fell, Authorities Say

Originally posted 11/21/2014 06:00PM

An "X" on a map of a steep trail in Rocky Mountain National Park, highlighted with a pink marker, notes where Toni Henthorn, 50, fell 140 feet to her death in September of 2012.

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Miss World Contestants Mourn the Death of Miss Honduras

Miss World Contestants Mourn the Death of Miss Honduras, María José Alvarado

Originally posted 11/21/2014 04:30PM

The beginning of the Miss World competition is usually a festive time, as beauty queens from more than 120 countries get together for receptions and parties, and begin competing in preliminary categories.

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Michael Brown's Father Pleads for Calm in Ferguson as Town Awaits Jury's Verdict

Michael Brown's Father Pleads for Calm in Ferguson as Town Awaits Jury's Verdict

Originally posted 11/21/2014 12:30PM

In a new video released Thursday, slain teenager Michael Brown's father asks Ferguson residents to stay calm as they wait for a grand jury to decide whether or not to indict police officer Darren Wilson.

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Woman Seeks Justice After Learning Her Missing Husband Is a Bigamist

Woman Seeks Justice After Learning Her Missing Husband Is a Bigamist

Originally posted 11/21/2014 11:30AM

Karen Marx is a believer in love.

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Bill Cosby's Longtime Producers: Sexual Assault Allegations Are 'Beyond Our Comprehension'

Bill Cosby's Longtime Producers: Sexual Assault Allegations Are 'Beyond Our Comprehension'

Originally posted 11/20/2014 07:20PM

The producing duo behind two of Bill Cosby's most successful sitcoms are speaking about the comedian, who continues to be dogged by accusations that he drugged and assaulted women early in his career.

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