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Ex-Teacher Accused of Luring 11-Year-Old – Via 2,400 Texts – to Run Away with Her

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Ex-Teacher Accused of Luring 11-Year-Old – Via 2,400 Texts – to Run Away with Her

Originally posted 03/26/2015 07:30PM

A former pre-K teacher has been charged after exchanging 2,400 text messages during a two-week span with an 11-year-old student, discussing a possible adoption and urging the child to run away with her, police said.

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Dallas Woman Arrested for Giving Illegal Butt Injections

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Dallas Woman Arrested for Giving Illegal Butt Injections

Originally posted 03/26/2015 05:45PM

A Texas woman has been arrested for allegedly practicing medicine without a license, including performing cosmetic procedures like butt injections.

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California Woman Found Safe, Police Eye Her and Boyfriend in Kidnapping Hoax

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California Woman Found Safe, Police Eye Her and Boyfriend in Kidnapping Hoax

Originally posted 03/26/2015 05:30PM

A California couple are under investigation after seemingly plotting a fake kidnapping that garnered national attention before their plot was exposed.

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Woman Whose Baby Was Cut from Her Womb Released from Hospital

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Woman Whose Baby Was Cut from Her Womb Released from Hospital

Originally posted 03/26/2015 02:20PM

The Colorado woman whose baby girl was cut from her womb during a horrific assault has been released from the hospital, CBS Denver reports.

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Oklahoma Teen Gets Life in Prison for 'Bored' Murder of College Baseball Player

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Oklahoma Teen Gets Life in Prison for 'Bored' Murder of College Baseball Player

Originally posted 03/26/2015 01:10PM

An Oklahoma teen has apologized and pleaded guilty to his role in the 2013 murder of Christopher Lane, ang Australian college baseball player who was shot by a group of passing teens while he was out jogging, one of whom told police, "We were bored and didn't have anything to do, so we decided to kill somebody."

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California Woman Feigned Pregnancy Before Baby-Kidnapping Left Infant Dead

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California Woman Feigned Pregnancy Before Baby-Kidnapping Left Infant Dead

Originally posted 03/26/2015 12:25PM

California police have arrested a woman who they say masterminded a plot to kidnap two babies – one of whom later turned up dead – to convince her boyfriend that she was a new mother of twins.

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Inside the 'Extremely Serious' Decision to Charge Bowe Bergdahl with Desertion

Originally posted 03/26/2015 07:40AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Weeks prior to the Army's announcement on Wednesday that it would charge Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, with desertion, personnel assigned to a unit within the military's Tampa, Florida-based Central Command headquarters read signs of bad things to come for the man they spent five years searching for in Afghanistan.

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Dallas Woman Who Dated Robert Durst: 'I Dodged a Bullet'

Dallas Woman Courted by Robert Durst: 'I Dodged a Bullet'

Originally posted 03/25/2015 09:50PM

She just wasn't that into him – and that, she believes, may have saved her life.

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Michigan Mom in Custody After Children's Bodies Found in Freezer

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Michigan Mom in Custody After Children's Bodies Found in Freezer

Originally posted 03/25/2015 07:00PM

A Detroit mother is in custody after workers who showed up Tuesday to evict her for non-payment of rent discovered a freezer holding the bodies of two of her children, police say.

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Amanda Knox's Conviction Overturned by Italy's Supreme Court

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Amanda Knox's Conviction Overturned by Italy's Supreme Court

Originally posted 03/25/2015 06:00PM

Italy's highest appeals court overturned the conviction of Seattle native Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito on Friday for the 2007 murder of Knox's roommate, British exchange student Meredith Kercher.

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