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Joe Paterno Knew About Jerry Sandusky Sexual Abuse Allegations in 1976, Insurance Company Claims: Reports

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Joe Paterno Knew About Jerry Sandusky Sexual Abuse Allegations in 1976, Insurance Company Claims: Reports

Originally posted 05/06/2016 10:00AM

Former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno, who died in 2012, knew about sexual abuse allegations against former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky since 1976, according to a Pennsylvania court order released Thursday and obtained by PEOPLE.

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Los Angeles Jury Finds 'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer Guilty of Murdering 10 Women in 23-Year Killing Spree

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UpdatePosted 05/05/2016 06:05PM

Los Angeles Jury Finds 'Grim Sleeper' Serial Killer Guilty of Murdering 10 Women in 23-Year Killing Spree

Originally posted 05/05/2016 04:50PM

After a day and a half of deliberations, a Los Angeles jury has found Lonnie Franklin, the so-called Grim Sleeper serial killer, guilty of the murder of 10 women and the attempted murder of another in South Los Angeles during a 23-year killing spree.

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Texas Judge Orders Former Browns Quarterback Johnny Manziel to Stay Away from Ex-Girlfriend After Domestic Violence Charge

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Texas Judge Orders Former Browns Quarterback Johnny Manziel to Stay Away from Ex-Girlfriend After Domestic Violence Charge

Originally posted 05/05/2016 05:55PM

On Thursday, a Texas judge ordered former Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel to avoid all contact with his ex-girlfriend after being indicted for misdemeanor assault stemming from an alleged domestic violence incident in January, PEOPLE confirms.

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Gladys Tordil, 44, Allegedly Gunned Down by Estranged Husband in Maryland High School Shooting Leaving Another Injured: Report

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UpdatePosted 05/05/2016 05:50PM

Gladys Tordil, 44, Allegedly Gunned Down by Estranged Husband in Maryland High School Shooting Leaving Another Injured: Report

Originally posted 05/06/2016 02:00AM

One person is dead and another injured after a shooting on school grounds in Maryland, Prince George County officials confirm to PEOPLE.

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Five Things to Know: Two Children Allegedly Found Bound in Backyard of Texas Home

Originally posted 05/05/2016 03:55PM

Last week, deputies made a harrowing discovery when an anonymous caller reported hearing a baby crying for "a long period of time," according to officials.

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Missing Michigan Woman's Body Found in Childhood Friend's Attic After His Confession: Police

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Missing Michigan Woman's Body Found in Childhood Friend's Attic After His Confession: Police

Originally posted 05/05/2016 02:10PM

The 10-day search for a missing Michigan woman ended tragically Tuesday when her childhood friend allegedly walked into a police station and confessed to killing her, PEOPLE confirms.

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Father of Murdered Louisiana Teen Says He Felt Suspected Killer – the Boyfriend of his Ex – was 'Not Right'

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Father of Murdered Louisiana Teen Says He Felt Suspected Killer – the Boyfriend of his Ex – was 'Not Right'

Originally posted 05/05/2016 02:00PM

The father of Jorion White, the 16-year-old Louisiana girl found dead in a ditch last month, is grief-stricken at her daughter's loss, and tells PEOPLE he always suspected something was "not right" with the suspect in her murder.

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New Jersey Residents Told to Shelter in Place After Escaped Prisoner Convicted of Killing 10-Month-Old Child is Spotted in Area

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New Jersey Residents Told to Shelter in Place After Escaped Prisoner Convicted of Killing 10-Month-Old Child is Spotted in Area

Originally posted 05/05/2016 01:05PM

A sleepy New Jersey shore town is the focus of a manhunt for a convict who escaped from a psychiatric hospital's prison unit on Tuesday morning – and who once served 14 years for manslaughter in the death of a 10-month-old infant.

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British Police Excavate Former Yard of Friends of Serial Killers Fred and Rosemary West

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British Police Excavate Former Yard of Friends of Serial Killers Fred and Rosemary West

Originally posted 05/05/2016 10:55AM

British police are excavating the yard of a house once owned by a couple imprisoned for child sex abuse – who were friends with serial killers Fred and Rosemary West.

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