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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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Man Sentenced to 80 Years in Prison for Montana Jogger Murder

Man Sentenced to 80 Years in Prison for Montana Jogger Murder

Originally posted 12/16/2014 08:20PM

Lester Van Waters was sentenced to 80 years in prison on Monday for his involvement in the kidnapping and murder of Sherry Arnold.

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Pennsylvania Shooting Suspect Died of 'Self-Inflicted Cutting Wounds,' Says D.A.

Pennsylvania Shooting Suspect Died of 'Self-Inflicted Cutting Wounds,' Says D.A.

Originally posted 12/16/2014 05:15PM

An intense manhunt came to an end on Tuesday afternoon after Bradley William Stone was found dead in the woods near his home, Lower Salford Township police confirmed to PEOPLE. He appeared to have committed suicide.

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Former Marine Suspected of Killing Six in Pennsylvania Found Dead

UpdatePosted 12/16/2014 02:50PM

Former Marine Suspected of Killing Six in Pennsylvania Found Dead

Originally posted 12/16/2014 11:55AM

The former Marine suspected suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives was found dead on Tuesday after an extensive search, police confirmed. He appeared to have committed suicide.

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FBI to Join Investigation of Black Teen's Hanging Death in North Carolina

FBI to Join Investigation of Black Teen's Hanging Death in North Carolina

Originally posted 12/15/2014 07:00PM

Early on Aug. 29, in the small town of Bladenboro, North Carolina, 17-year-old high school football player Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a child's swing set. The state's chief medical examiner ruled the black teen's death a suicide.

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Teen Kills Father with Crossbow to Avoid Getting in Trouble for Skipping School

Delaware Teen Seth Ramsey Kills His Father with Crossbow: Police

Originally posted 12/15/2014 04:30PM

A 17-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder after he shot his father with a crossbow because he skipped school and thought he would be mad, police records show.

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Man Kills 6 in Pennsylvania Shooting Spree

UpdatePosted 12/15/2014 02:00PM

Man Kills 6 in Pennsylvania Shooting Spree

Originally posted 12/15/2014 06:00PM

A man went to three houses in the Philadelphia suburbs before dawn Monday and fatally shot six people, authorities said, including his recently engaged ex-wife, who had told neighbors she feared he would kill her.

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Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Auburn University Football Player

Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Auburn University Football Player

Originally posted 12/15/2014 07:50AM

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on a felony warrant charging him with murder in Sunday's fatal shooting of Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell, police said. The shooting took place at the same off-campus apartment complex where two former football players and a third man were slain in 2012.

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