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Justice Department to Seek Death Penalty Against Alleged Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof

Justice Department to Seek Death Penalty Against Alleged Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof

Originally posted 05/24/2016 08:10PM

The Justice Department will seek the death penalty against Charleston church shooting suspect Dylann Roof, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced on Tuesday.

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Bill Cosby Accuser Jennifer Thompson: One of the Teens He Had Sex With was Me

Originally posted 05/24/2016 06:35PM

[CUSTOM_PLAYER_BRIGHTCOVE "4909766422001"] Two days before Bill Cosby was ordered to trial on allegations he drugged and sexually assaulted a woman in 2004, a document re-surfaced in which he admitted having sexual contact with teens sent to him by a modeling agency.

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Georgia Mom Charged with Child Cruelty After She Sat on 2-Year-Old Son's Head for an Hour to 'Gain Submission'

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Georgia Mom Charged with Child Cruelty After She Sat on 2-Year-Old Son's Head for an Hour to 'Gain Submission'

Originally posted 05/24/2016 04:45PM

A Georgia mother has been charged with a felony count of cruelty to children after police say she sat on her 2-year-old son's head for an hour.

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Father Charged with Manslaughter After Wife Allegedly Fatally Scalds 4-Year-Old Boy as Punishment

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Father Charged with Manslaughter After Wife Allegedly Fatally Scalds 4-Year-Old Boy as Punishment

Originally posted 05/24/2016 04:40PM

The father of a 4-year-old Ohio boy whose wife was indicted on murder charges for allegedly placing him in scalding water as punishment now also facing charges, PEOPLE confirms.

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New York Millionaire Cal Harris Found Not Guilty in 2001 Murder of Wife in Fourth Trial

Originally posted 05/24/2016 03:45PM

A New York judge has found millionaire businessman Cal Harris not guilty in his fourth trial for the 2001 murder of his still-missing wife, Michele.

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FROM TIME: Spanish Olympic Sailors Assaulted in Tourist Area of Rio de Janeiro

FROM TIME: Spanish Olympic Sailors Assaulted in Tourist Area of Rio de Janeiro

Originally posted 05/24/2016 03:15PM

Two members of the team and a coach were robbed at gunpoint Saturday morning

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Date Set For Retrial of Man Accused of Killing New York City Boy Etan Patz in 1979

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Date Set For Retrial of Man Accused of Killing New York City Boy Etan Patz in 1979

Originally posted 05/24/2016 01:55PM

The retrial of Pedro Hernandez for the alleged 1979 murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz in New York City is scheduled to commence this fall, PEOPLE confirms.

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Drew Peterson Admitted to Killing His Missing Wife Stacy Peterson, Inmate Testifies

Originally posted 05/24/2016 01:35PM

For nearly a decade, Drew Peterson has steadfastly maintained his innocence in the disappearance of his fourth wife, Stacy. In public statements and court records, he has alleged that the then-25-year-old woman left him for another man.

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Fear the Walking Dead's Frank Dillane Arrested for Set Scuffle

Originally posted 05/24/2016 12:25PM

Frank Dillane was arrested for battery on Sunday following a physical altercation with a studio security guard at the CBS lot in Los Angeles, PEOPLE has confirmed.

The Fear the Walking Dead actor was taken off the premises at 9:30 p.m., according to LAPD Officer Jenny Houser.

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Inside Kesha's 'Brave' Billboard Music Awards Performance with Ben Folds: 'It Wasn't About the Drama – It Was Just About the Music'

Inside Kesha's 'Brave' Billboard Music Awards Performance with Ben Folds: 'It Wasn't About the Drama – It Was Just About the Music'

Originally posted 05/23/2016 10:35PM

Kesha is a warrior – so says her Billboard Music Awards collaborator Ben Folds.

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