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Senior Aide to Senator Thad Cochran Charged with Drug Possession

Senior Aide to Senator Thad Cochran Charged with Drug Possession

Originally posted 04/24/2015 09:30PM

Fred Pagan, the office manager for Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, was arrested after officers from Homeland Security and the Metropolitan Police Department raided his home last Thursday and allegedly found 181.5 grams of methamphetamine, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court.

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Extremists May Have Plotted to Attack the Vatican, Italian Officials Say

Extremists May Have Plotted to Attack the Vatican, Italian Officials Say

Originally posted 04/24/2015 07:45PM

Italian officials arrested nine suspected Islamist extremists on Friday and said they may have plotted an attack against the Vatican in March 2010.

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Wife of Southern California Mayor Daniel Crespo Indicted in His Death

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Wife of Southern California Mayor Daniel Crespo Indicted in His Death

Originally posted 04/24/2015 06:30PM

Seven months after the mayor of Bell Gardens, California, was fatally shot in his home, his wife, Lyvette Crespo, 43, was indicted by a grand jury on a charge of voluntary manslaughter.

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Kidnapping Survivor Amanda Berry Wants to Wait to Tell Her Daughter About Her Father Ariel Castro

Cleveland Kidnapping Survivor Amanda Berry Wants to Wait to Tell Her Daughter About Her Father Ariel Castro

Originally posted 04/24/2015 04:00PM

Like any typical mom, Amanda Berry wakes up each morning and gets her 8-year-old daughter Jocelyn ready for school. But unlike most moms, Berry worries what other people say about Jocelyn's father.

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Convicted Sex Offender Allegedly Steals School Bus and Tries to Pick Up Children

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Convicted Sex Offender Allegedly Steals School Bus and Tries to Pick Up Children

Originally posted 04/24/2015 03:00PM

A convicted sex offender in Utah has been charged with vehicle theft and attempted child kidnapping, among other charges, after allegedly stealing a school bus and trying to pick up children in it.

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Andrea Yates' Ex-Husband Says He Doesn't 'Blame Her' for Drowning Their 5 Children

Originally posted 04/24/2015 03:00PM

Almost 14 years after Andrea Yates drowned her five children in a bathtub, her ex-husband Rusty Yates is speaking out on the tragedy in a new interview with Oprah Winfrey – and PEOPLE has the exclusive first look.

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Suspect in Marine Wife Erin Corwin's Murder Told Others He Knew Where to Hide a Body | Erin Corwin

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Suspect in Marine Wife Erin Corwin's Murder Told Others He Knew Where to Hide a Body

Originally posted 04/24/2015 02:05PM

The accused killer of Erin Corwin, the Marine wife whose decomposing remains were found in a California desert mine shaft last August, maintained his plea of not guilty Wednesday as a judge ruled that the case should proceed toward trial.

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Tampa Mom Julie Schenecker Says She Has No Regrets About Shooting Her Teens

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Tampa Mom Julie Schenecker Says She Has No Regrets About Shooting Her Teens

Originally posted 04/24/2015 01:05PM

Julie Schenecker says she does not regret killing her children.

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Columbia Student Sues University for Failing to Protect Him from Rape Allegations

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Columbia Student Sues University for Failing to Protect Him from Rape Allegations

Originally posted 04/24/2015 12:00PM

A Columbia University student filed a lawsuit against the school on Thursday, claiming it failed to protect him from the harassment he received after being accused of rape.

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Could the Man Who Admitted to Killing 6-Year-Old Etan Patz Go Free?

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Etan Patz Murder Trial: Could Confessed Killer Pedro Hernandez Go Free?

Originally posted 04/24/2015 11:45AM

In 2012, more than three decades after Etan Patz vanished, a man named Pedro Hernandez allegedly confessed to killing the 6-year-old, describing in detail how he strangled the boy, packed his body into a box and dumped him in the trash. Etan's body was never found.

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