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Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison | Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

Originally posted 10/21/2014 05:00AM

Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" he showed when he shot her multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home.

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Oklahoma Family Mourned as Accused Son Sits in Jail for Murders

With Accused Killer in Jail, Oklahoma Town Mourns His Murdered Parents and Sister

Originally posted 10/20/2014 07:00PM

Amid the colorful flowers, spoken tributes and photo collages celebrating the life of a murdered Oklahoma mother, father and daughter at a memorial service on Sunday, one name and face were purposefully absent – that of the teenage son and brother who police say confessed to killing his family.

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Woman Saved from Chimney of Man She Dated, Then Arrested

Woman Stuck in California Chimney Saved, Then Arrested

Originally posted 10/20/2014 05:15PM

A woman stuck in the chimney of a Southern California house has been rescued and arrested.

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Nicholas Brendon Apologizes for 'Unacceptable Behavior,' Says He's Seeking Treatment

Nicholas Brendon Apologizes for 'Unacceptable Behavior,' Says He's Seeking Treatment

Originally posted 10/20/2014 04:00PM

Nicholas Brendon has apologized for being arrested over the weekend, saying he acted out after mixing prescription medicine with alcohol.

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How Joe Kinan Found Love After Nearly Dying in The Station Nightclub Fire

How Joe Kinan Found Love After Nearly Dying in The Station Nightclub Fire

Originally posted 10/20/2014 12:15PM

For the past 11 years, fire has been Joe Kinan's constant companion.

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Suspected Killer Helps Police Find 7 Bodies in Indiana

Suspected Killer Helps Police Find 7 Bodies in Indiana

Originally posted 10/20/2014 11:50AM

The bodies of seven women have now been found in northwestern Indiana after a man confessed to killing one woman who was found strangled at a motel and led investigators to at least three other bodies, authorities said Monday.

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Body Found in Search for Missing UVA Student Hannah Graham

Body Found in Search for Missing UVA Student Hannah Graham

Originally posted 10/18/2014 07:00PM

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Nicholas Brendon Arrested

UpdatePosted 10/18/2014 06:35PM

Nicholas Brendon Arrested

Originally posted 10/18/2014 03:20PM

Nicholas Brendon was arrested in Boise, Idaho, on Friday night.

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Brooklyn Man Exonerated and Freed After 28 Years in Prison

Brooklyn Man David McCallum Exonerated and Freed After 28 Years in Prison

Originally posted 10/17/2014 04:00PM

It took 28 years, 11 months and 12 days for David McCallum to get a taste of freedom.

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Dr. Luke: Kesha and Her Mom Tried to Extort Me over Abuse Allegations

Dr. Luke: Kesha and Her Mom Tried to Extort Me over Abuse Allegations

Originally posted 10/16/2014 06:40PM

Dr. Luke is not sitting back quietly after Kesha filed a lawsuit against the powerful music producer claiming he sexually, physically, verbally and emotionally abused her.

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