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14 Arrested for Roles in 'Filthy' Steroid Operation that Led to Fatal Infections

14 Arrested for Roles in 'Filthy' Steroid Operation that Led to Fatal Infections

Originally posted 12/18/2014 08:00PM

A sweeping 73-page indictment unveiled Dec. 17 blames the co-founders and 12 employees of a Massachusetts company for running and profiting from an unsafe steroid-making operation that led to fatal infections across the country in 2012.

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San Francisco 49ers Drop Ray McDonald Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

San Francisco 49ers Drop Ray McDonald Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

Originally posted 12/18/2014 06:35PM

Another NFL player has found himself in legal trouble – and without a job – amid allegations of violence against women. The San Francisco 49ers cut defensive end Ray McDonald on Wednesday after learning about a sexual assault claim.

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Boston Uber Driver Charged with Raping and Kidnapping a Passenger

Boston Uber Driver Charged with Raping and Kidnapping a Passenger

Originally posted 12/18/2014 05:45PM

A Boston man who works as a driver for Uber was arraigned Wednesday on several charges in connection with a sexual assault.

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Judge Exonerates 14-Year-Old Boy Who Was Executed 70 Years Ago

Judge Exonerates 14-Year-Old Boy Who Was Executed 70 Years Ago

Originally posted 12/18/2014 09:50AM

After a decades-old battle to clear the name of 14-year-old George Stinney Jr. – the youngest person ever to be executed – a South Carolina circuit court judge vacated the court's original decision.

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New Charges of Kidnapping, Rape in 9-Month Abduction of New Hampshire Teen

New Charges of Kidnapping, Rape in 9-Month Abduction of New Hampshire Teen

Originally posted 12/18/2014 07:20AM

More than 200 criminal charges made public Wednesday offer the most detailed look yet at the case of a New Hampshire teen who suddenly returned home last July, nine months after she says she was abducted on her way home from high school.

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North Carolina Churchgoers Indicted for Allegedly Kidnapping and Beating Gay Congregation Member

North Carolina Churchgoers Indicted for Allegedly Kidnapping and Beating Gay Congregation Member

Originally posted 12/17/2014 09:15PM

Five members of a North Carolina church were indicted Dec. 10 on charges of simple assault and kidnapping for allegedly beating a fellow member because he is gay.

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Pennsylvania Shooting Suspect Never Saw Combat, Says Marine Who Served with Him

Pennsylvania Shooting Suspect Never Saw Combat, Says Marine Who Served with Him

Originally posted 12/17/2014 05:50PM

A Marine who served with Bradley William Stone says the 35-year-old never saw combat during his deployment to Iraq.

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Woman Shot in Face Forgives Attacker

Woman Shot in Face Forgives Attacker

Originally posted 12/17/2014 05:10PM

Debbie Baigrie was shot in the mouth 24 years ago – and today, she says with confidence that she has forgiven the person responsible.

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Stephen Collins Confesses: 'I Did Something Terribly Wrong That I Deeply Regret'

Stephen Collins Confesses Sexual Abuse of Underage Girls to PEOPLE: 'I Did Something Terribly Wrong'

Originally posted 12/17/2014 07:30AM

Stephen Collins shares a vividly detailed confession with PEOPLE in which he admits he had inappropriate sexual conduct with underage girls. Subscribe now to access the complete statement, only in PEOPLE.

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Prosecutors Will Not Charge Bill Cosby in Sexual Assault Lawsuit | Bill Cosby

Prosecutors Will Not Charge Bill Cosby in Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Originally posted 12/16/2014 10:50PM

L.A. prosecutors will not charge Bill Cosby after a woman recently accused the comedian of sexually assaulting her 40 years ago, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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