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Florida Man Kills His Daughter and 6 Grandchildren in Murder-Suicide

Florida Man Kills His Daughter and 6 Grandchildren in Murder-Suicide

Originally posted 09/19/2014 07:30AM

A man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, as well as his adult daughter and himself in a rampage at a home in Florida that authorities said they had been called to in the past.

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Man Arrested for the Murder of Jill Halliburton Su

Man Arrested for the Murder of Jill Halliburton Su

Originally posted 09/18/2014 09:00PM

Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in the mysterious death of Jill Halliburton Su, a prominent wife of a college professor and relative of the Halliburton Oil dynasty.

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'Craigslist Killers' Sentenced to Life in Prison

'Craigslist Killers' Miranda and Elytte Barbour Sentenced to Life in Prison

Originally posted 09/18/2014 05:05PM

A newlywed couple whose Craigslist ad lured a stranger to his death were sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole by a judge who said their "permanent removal" from society is appropriate.

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Missing College Student Seen on Video Being Followed

Missing College Student Hannah Graham Seen on Video Being Followed

Originally posted 09/18/2014 04:50PM

Despite a handful of eyewitnesses and surveillance videos capturing sightings of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham early Saturday, she still remains missing.

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Nicotine Murder Trial: Ex-Wife Testifies Doctors 'Didn't Know What Was Wrong'

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Nicotine Murder Trial: Paul Curry's Ex-Wife Testifies About Mysterious Illness

Originally posted 09/18/2014 04:00PM

The former wife of a nuclear engineer – on trial for murdering his third wife with a lethal injection of nicotine in 1994 – told jurors about her "debilitating" illness that doctors were unable to diagnose during the final year of their marriage.

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Dad Charged with Murdering 5 Kids Thought They Would Kill Him & 'Feed Him to the Dogs'

Dad Charged with Murdering 5 Kids Thought They Would Kill Him & 'Feed Him to the Dogs'

Originally posted 09/18/2014 12:05PM

A South Carolina father who authorities said killed his five children believed the kids "were going to kill him, chop him up and feed him to the dogs," according to an unredacted arrest warrant released Wednesday.

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Middle School Band Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Having Sex with Student, 14

Middle School Band Teacher Bridgett Szychulski Charged with Having Sex with Student

Originally posted 09/17/2014 10:00PM

Bridgett Szychulski has been described as a well-liked high school band director who last Tweeted, "So proud of my students today – they rock!"

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Django Unchained Actress's Battle with LAPD Heats Up

Django Unchained Actress's Battle with LAPD Heats Up

Originally posted 09/17/2014 09:30AM

An incident involving actress Daniele Watts and the LAPD is quickly becoming a case of he said, she said.

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Adrian Peterson Indefinitely Benched by Minnesota Vikings

Adrian Peterson Indefinitely Benched by Minnesota Vikings

Originally posted 09/17/2014 05:30AM

Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.

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Psychology Professor Pleads Guilty in Killing of Alleged Rapist

Psychology Professor Pleads Guilty in Killing of Alleged Rapist

Originally posted 09/16/2014 09:45PM

A psychology professor, whose case made international headlines, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 1995 killing of the man she claimed raped her – out of concern for her daughter, says a longtime friend.

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