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Pennsylvania Parents Charged with Homicide in Starvation Death of 9-Year-Old Son

Pennsylvania Parents Charged with Homicide in Starvation Death of 9-Year-Old Son

Originally posted 10/01/2014 07:35PM

When 9-year-old Jarrod Tutko Jr.'s body was discovered on Aug. 1 in his Harrisburg, Pennsylvania home, he weighed just 16 pounds.

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Brooklyn High School Teacher Charged with Criminal Sex Acts Against Students

Brooklyn High School Teacher Charged with Criminal Sex Acts Against Students

Originally posted 10/01/2014 06:45PM

A Brooklyn Technical High School teacher charged last month for sending an explicit photograph to a 16-year-old student using the social media app Snapchat has now been arrested for other crimes against students, according to officials from the Kings County District Attorney's office.

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Amanda Bynes 'Can't Really Trust Anybody' After DUI Arrest

Amanda Bynes 'Can't Really Trust Anybody' After DUI Arrest, Hairstylist Says

Originally posted 10/01/2014 05:45PM

Thrown back into the spotlight after her latest DUI arrest, Amanda Bynes is having trouble trusting those around her, a friend says.

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Murdered Arkansas Realtor Targeted Because She Worked Alone, Says Suspect

Beverly Carter Targeted Because She Was 'Woman Who Worked Alone': Suspect

Originally posted 10/01/2014 03:45PM

The man accused of kidnapping and killing Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter has pleaded not guilty to the charges against him, but he now says that he wanted to plead guilty.

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Will Tracy Morgan Be Able to Return to Show Business?

Attorney for Injured Tracy Morgan Says It's Unclear if He'll Ever Perform Again

Originally posted 10/01/2014 03:35PM

An attorney for Tracy Morgan has revealed that the 30 Rock star suffered a brain injury when a Walmart tractor-trailer smashed into his limo bus this summer, and it remains unclear if the comedian and actor will ever perform again.

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Convicted Killer Joran van der Sloot Is a Father

Convicted Killer Joran van der Sloot Becomes a Father

Originally posted 10/01/2014 11:45AM

Imprisoned Dutch killer Joran van der Sloot is now a father.

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Mayor of Suburban Los Angeles City Killed by Wife: Police

Mayor of Suburban Los Angeles City Killed, Wife Questioned and Released

Originally posted 10/01/2014 07:30AM

The woman suspected of shooting and killing her husband, the mayor of a Los Angeles County city, has been released after hours of questioning, authorities said.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects' Sister Faces Judge

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects' Sister Faces New York Judge

Originally posted 10/01/2014 06:50AM

A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was led away in handcuffs Tuesday after a brief New York court appearance on allegations that she threatened to "put a bomb" on a perceived romantic rival, which her lawyer called "an uncorroborated claim."

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Husband Convicted of Murdering Wife with Lethal Injection of Nicotine

Husband Convicted of Murdering Wife with Lethal Injection of Nicotine

Originally posted 09/30/2014 07:50PM

Merry Seabold spent the past two decades fearful that her best friend, Linda Curry, would not get justice, and Curry's husband would get away with murder. All that changed Tuesday afternoon.

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Mom Accused in Salt Poisoning of 5-Year-Old Says Child May Be Responsible

Mom Accused in Salt Poisoning of 5-Year-Old Says Child May Be Responsible for His Death

Originally posted 09/30/2014 06:45PM

Accused murderer Lacey Spears not only insists she's innocent but says her 5-year-old son, Garnett, may have been responsible for his own death, according to newly filed court documents.

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