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California Cop Arrested and Alligator Seized in Months-Long 'Gang of Thrones' Operation: Police

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California Cop Arrested and Alligator Seized in Months-Long 'Gang of Thrones' Operation: Police

Originally posted 08/25/2016 05:40PM

Nearly two dozen people were arrested this week and a wide collection of material was seized – including drugs, guns, money and an alligator – after a multi-state, months-long investigation into an alleged California street gang.

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L.A. Mom Arrested After Dead Body of Allegedly Malnourished 11-Year-Old Son Found Wrapped in Blanket in Closet

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L.A. Mom Arrested After Dead Body of Allegedly Malnourished 11-Year-Old Son Found Wrapped in Blanket in Closet

Originally posted 08/25/2016 03:05PM

Police arrested a Los Angeles mother after the dead body of her allegedly malnourished and abused 11-year-old son was found wrapped in a blanket in a closet in her home, PEOPLE confirms.

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Tonya Couch, Mom of Infamous 'Affluenza' Teen, Now Working as Bartender: Report

Originally posted 08/25/2016 03:00PM

Now that a judge has released her from house arrest, the 49-year-old mother of Texas "affluenza" teen Ethan Couch has a new job: bartender.

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Father of Accused FSU Face-Biter Breaks Down in Sobs on Dr. Phil: 'This is the Biggest Nightmare'

Originally posted 08/25/2016 02:55PM

The father of a Florida State University student accused of stabbing a married couple to death last week, before allegedly attempting to bite chunks off of one of their faces, is speaking out in an emotional sit-down with Dr. Phil McGraw.

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Orlando Hospitals Won't Make Pulse Nightclub Shooting Victims Pay $5 Million Medical Bills

Originally posted 08/25/2016 02:05PM

The hospitals that treated the victims of June's Pulse nightclub shooting won't ask them to pay their medical bills, which could top $5 million, PEOPLE confirms.

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Hawaii Woman Once Suspected But Cleared of Killing Twin Sister Pleads Not Guilty to DWI in New York

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Hawaii Woman Once Suspected But Cleared of Killing Twin Sister Pleads Not Guilty to DWI in New York

Originally posted 08/25/2016 01:45PM

On Tuesday, a 37-year-old woman who was once accused of killing her twin sister after driving their vehicle off a Hawaii cliff pleaded not guilty to drunken driving charges in upstate New York, PEOPLE confirms.

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Friends Remember Cancer Patient Murdered Outside Treatment Center: 'She Had So Much Empathy'

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Friends Remember Cancer Patient Murdered Outside Treatment Center: 'She Had So Much Empathy'

Originally posted 08/25/2016 01:35PM

It has been four days since breast cancer patient Shannon Vincel was beaten to death outside a cancer treatment center, and friends and family are still mourning the 46-year-old's untimely death.

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Atlanta Man Gets 40 Years for Throwing Boiling Water on Sleeping Gay Couple: 'You Were Soulless'

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Atlanta Man Gets 40 Years for Throwing Boiling Water on Sleeping Gay Couple: 'You Were Soulless'

Originally posted 08/25/2016 12:55PM

An Atlanta man will spend 40 years in prison after he was found guilty this week in a "soulless" anti-gay attack on a couple this spring, when he threw boiling hot water on them as they slept, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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5 Things to Know About Austin Harrouff, FSU Student Who Allegedly Tried to Eat Stabbing Victim's Face

Originally posted 08/25/2016 12:50PM

It's a case that has horrified the nation: Austin Harrouff, a 19-year-old Florida State University sophomore, allegedly fatally stabbed a married couple to death last week in the garage of their Tequestra, Florida, home. Authorities said they found Harrouff soon after, allegedly trying to bite chunks off the man's face.

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