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Wounded Teen Who Called Police After Family's Mass Murder Called a 'Hero'

Wounded Teen Who Called Police After Family's Mass Murder Called a 'Hero'

Originally posted 07/11/2014 05:45PM

A 15-year-old girl who was the lone survivor of a mass shooting of her family is being called a hero after she played dead and later called 911, likely saving the lives of her maternal grandparents.

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Dad of Toddler Who Died in Hot Car Fired, Wife Hires Attorney & More Updates

Justin Ross Harris Fired from Home Depot and More Updates in His Murder Case

Originally posted 07/11/2014 12:45PM

The father charged in the hot-car death of his son has been terminated from his job at Home Depot, PEOPLE has learned.

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Teachers Accused of Running Prescription Pill Ring at Elementary School

Teacher and Doctor-Husband Ran Prescription Pill Ring at Elementary School: Police

Originally posted 07/11/2014 10:15AM

When someone observed an apparent drug transaction last November in the parking lot at Bostian Elementary School in China Grove, North Carolina, the observer alerted a police officer.

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Hot Car Toddler Death: Friends React to Murder Charges Against Dad

Friends Weigh In on the Troubling Double Life of Justin Ross Harris

Originally posted 07/10/2014 12:00PM

They looked like an ordinary family, living in an upscale community of Marietta, Georgia.

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Alleged Prostitute Accused in Overdose Death of Google Executive: Police

Alleged Prostitute Accused in Overdose Death of Google Executive: Police

Originally posted 07/10/2014 11:10AM

A woman police described as a high-end prostitute has been arrested on suspicion of murder after allegedly injecting heroin into a tech executive on his yacht in Santa Cruz and leaving him to die when he overdosed.

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Defense Rests in Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Defense Rests in Oscar Pistorius Murder Case

Originally posted 07/08/2014 02:15PM

Oscar Pistorius, on trial for murder and facing possible life in prison, was given at least one month's reprieve on Tuesday, when his defense team ended its case and the judge agreed to give lawyers until early August to pore over thousands of pages of trial documents and prepare closing arguments.

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Slender Man Stabbing Suspect Ruled Incompetent to Stand Trial

Slender Man Stabbing Suspect Ruled Incompetent to Stand Trial

Originally posted 07/05/2014 05:30PM

One of the two girls accused of stabbing their friend 19 times was declared not competent to stand trial after being evaluated by two doctors, according to a report discussed during a hearing earlier this week.

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Hi-Five Singer Russell Neal Charged with Wife's Murder

Hi-Five Singer Russell Neal Charged with Wife's Murder

Originally posted 07/04/2014 03:00PM

Russell Neal, a singer with the '90s R&B group Hi-Five, has been charged with murder after his wife was found dead in their Houston apartment on Thursday.

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Cops: Dad 'Sexted' Six Women While Toddler Son Died in Hot Car

Cops: Justin Ross Harris 'Sexted' Six Women While His Son, 22 Months, Died in Hot Car

Originally posted 07/03/2014 05:00PM

On the surface, the case of Justin Ross Harris seems like every parent's nightmare: A forgetful dad doesn't remember to drop off his toddler at day care, accidentally leaving him strapped in a sweltering car during 90-degree weather. When he returns to the car seven hours later, he finds his son dead.

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Slender Man Stabbing Victim's Family: 'She Continues to Amaze Us' in Her Recovery

The 12-Year-Old Girls Accused of the Slender Man Stabbing to Appear in Court

Originally posted 07/02/2014 06:00AM

Two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing their 12-year-old friend 19 times in the name of Slender Man, an online fictional character, are expected to appear in a Wisconsin courtroom Wednesday.

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