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Man Charged in Missing Teen's 9-Month Disappearance

Man Arrested and Charged in Abigail Hernandez's 9-Month Disappearance

Originally posted 07/28/2014 07:00PM

A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home last week after vanishing nine months ago.

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Armed Doctor Saved Lives in Philadelphia-Area Shooting, Police Chief Says

Armed Doctor Saved Lives in Hospital Shooting Near Philadelphia, Police Chief Says

Originally posted 07/25/2014 04:30PM

Authorities are trying to determine why a man identified as a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the gunman had concerns about him.

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New Clue in Returned Teen Case: A Sketch of the Man Who Drove Her Away

Returned Teen Abigail Hernandez Describes Man Who Drove Her Away

Originally posted 07/25/2014 03:30PM

The mysterious nine-month disappearance and return of New Hampshire teen Abigail Hernandez has yielded another cryptic clue for which authorities are seeking the public's help.

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Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel Seeks to Suppress Evidence in Murder Retrial

Michael Skakel Seeks to Suppress Evidence in Murder Retrial

Originally posted 07/24/2014 08:00PM

A lawyer for Michael Skakel is seeking to keep the government from using audio tapes made by the Kennedy cousin for a memoir as evidence in his upcoming murder retrial.

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Dolls Resembling Young Girls Placed Outside Their Homes in California

UpdatePosted 07/24/2014 07:30PM

Dolls Resembling Young Girls Placed Outside Their Homes in California

Originally posted 07/24/2014 05:45PM

Police have been called in to investigate a curious case after families reported finding porcelain dolls in front of their homes in a gated community in San Clemente, California.

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Florida Man Run Over by Own Truck During Road Rage

Florida Man Run Over by Own Truck During Road Rage

Originally posted 07/24/2014 10:50AM

A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window.

It happened Tuesday evening in Gainesville, Florida.

The Gainesville Sun reports 48-year-old Joseph Carl had been drinking and drove into a vehicle stopped at a red light. He got out of his truck without putting it in park and began banging on the window of a woman's car. When the frightened woman drove away, there was nothing holding his truck in place.

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Missing Pregnant Woman Erin Corwin Had Affair with Neighbor, Court Records Suggest

Missing Pregnant Woman Erin Corwin Had Affair with Neighbor, Court Records Suggest

Originally posted 07/24/2014 07:50AM

Three weeks after her disappearance, police searching for Erin Corwin have checked out various locations near her home in Twentynine Palms, California, for evidence of foul play.

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Weirdest Crime Ever? Vandals Hit Cars with Donuts

Oregon 'Bakery Bandits' Vandalize Cars with Donuts, Pastries

Originally posted 07/23/2014 02:30PM

There's mischief afoot in one suburban Portland neighborhood, but police say it doesn't involve the typical spray paint or broken windows.

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Slender Man Stabbing Survivor Receives Purple Heart Medal from Anonymous Donor

Slender Man Stabbing Survivor Receives Purple Heart Medal from Anonymous Donor

Originally posted 07/23/2014 10:00AM

Instead of get-well cards, the 12-year-old Wisconsin girl who was stabbed 19 times at the end of May asked for purple hearts.

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