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Teen Boy Lured 8-Year-Old Girl into Apartment, Murdered Her, Santa Cruz Police Chief Says

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UpdatePosted 07/29/2015 02:30PM

Teen Boy Lured 8-Year-Old Girl into Apartment, Murdered Her, Santa Cruz Police Chief Says

Originally posted 07/28/2015 08:05PM

A 15-year-old boy lured 8-year-old Madyson "Maddy" Middleton into his parent's apartment, where he murdered her and then tossed her body into a trash container at their apartment complex, a Santa Cruz, California, police chief said Tuesday.

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Aurora Theater Shooting: James Holmes' Father Calls His Son 'an Excellent Kid'

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Aurora Theater Shooting: James Holmes' Father Calls His Son 'an Excellent Kid'

Originally posted 07/28/2015 09:00PM

The father of convicted Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes spoke out for the first time in three years when he took the stand at his son's sentencing hearing on Tuesday.

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Florida Judge Recognizes Defendant from a Cruise They'd Both Taken

Originally posted 07/28/2015 09:00PM

[YOUTUBE "MJfD6C3vOWQ"] For the second time in a month, Florida judge Mindy Glazer has recognized a defendant as someone she knew previously from outside the courtroom.

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Bill Cosby's Original Accuser Andrea Constand Calls Him a 'Narcissist' Who Missed Cues That She's Gay

Bill Cosby's Original Accuser Andrea Constand Calls Him a 'Narcissist' Who Missed Cues That She's Gay

Originally posted 07/28/2015 07:30PM

The attorney for Andrea Constand, the first woman whose sexual abuse allegations against Bill Cosby went public a decade ago, has filed a new motion in federal court denying Constand violated their confidentiality agreement after a 2006 settlement and denying she consented to being drugged and sexually assaulted by him.

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Prison Worker Joyce Mitchell: 'I Was Caught Up in the Fantasy' of Running Away with Two Escaped Convicts

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Prison Worker Joyce Mitchell: 'I Was Caught Up in the Fantasy' of Running Away with Two Escaped Convicts

Originally posted 07/28/2015 06:45PM

Joyce Mitchell's confession to police shows how deeply involved she became with the two inmates she helped escape from prison last month.

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Married High School Cop Charged with Allegedly Having Sex with Underage Student in Cemeteries

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Married High School Cop Charged with Allegedly Having Sex with Underage Student in Cemeteries

Originally posted 07/28/2015 01:55PM

Joshua Spratt was a decorated cop.

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Former Stripper Charged in Man's 1995 Murder and Dismemberment After Witness Comes Forward 20 Years Later

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Former Stripper Charged in Man's 1995 Murder and Dismemberment After Witness Comes Forward 20 Years Later

Originally posted 07/28/2015 12:10PM

The secret of what happened to an Alabama man who went missing 20 years ago may have finally been answered.

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Joyce Mitchell Pleads Guilty to Helping Convicted Murderers Escape from N.Y. Prison

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Joyce Mitchell Pleads Guilty to Helping Convicted Murderers Escape from N.Y. Prison

Originally posted 07/28/2015 11:20AM

Joyce Mitchell quietly wiped away tears at her court appearance on Tuesday, where she pleaded guilty for her role in helping convicted murderers Richard Matt and David Sweat escape prison in early June.

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Aurora Theater Massacre: James Holmes' Sister Describes How He Changed After the Shooting

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Aurora Theater Massacre: James Holmes' Sister Describes How He Changed After the Shooting

Originally posted 07/28/2015 11:15AM

The sister of convicted murderer James Holmes took the stand in a Centennial, Colorado, court on Monday, her voice cracking as she answered questions.

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Sandra Bland Case: Special Investigators Assigned to Waller County Sheriff's Department After Her Death in Jail Cell

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Sandra Bland Case: Special Investigators Assigned to Waller County Sheriff's Department After Her Death in Jail Cell

Originally posted 07/28/2015 10:00AM

As Sandra Bland's family and friends search for answers after the Illinois woman was found dead in a Texas jail cell three days after a routine traffic stop, the local sheriff has named an independent investigator to review what happened.

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