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Horror in Brooklyn: Families Mourn Police Officers Killed by Gunman Seeking Revenge

Horror in Brooklyn: Families Mourn Police Officers Killed by Gunman Seeking Revenge

Originally posted 12/21/2014 05:00PM

Those closest to the police officers fatally shot Saturday in what authorities are calling a revenge killing are expressing their sorrow and loss.

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Police Searching for Parents of 3-Year-Old Girl Abandoned at Los Angeles Mall

Police Searching for Parents of 3-Year-Old Girl Abandoned at Los Angeles Mall

Originally posted 12/21/2014 02:30PM

Los Angeles police are looking for the parents of a 3-year-old girl who was dropped off at the Grove's valet parking area – and never picked up.

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Horror in Brooklyn: Police Officers Assassinated in Gunman's Ambush

Two New York City Police Officers Assassinated in Gunman's Ambush

Originally posted 12/21/2014 08:45AM

Two uniformed New York City police officers were gunned down Saturday afternoon while they sat in a marked police car by a gunman authorities say was seeking revenge.

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Mother of Children Found Stabbed to Death in Australia Arrested

UpdatePosted 12/19/2014 06:50PM

Mother of Children Found Stabbed to Death in Australia Arrested

Originally posted 12/19/2014 02:45PM

Police investigating the horrific scene where eight children were found stabbed to death in Australia have arrested the 37-year-old mother of seven of the children for the murders.

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Michigan Man Guilty of Killing Wife in Trial that Exposed His Secret S&M Lifestyle

Bob Bashara Guilty of Killing Wife in Trial that Exposed His Secret S&M Lifestyle

Originally posted 12/19/2014 06:00PM

Bob Bashara's once-respectable reputation crumbled for good Thursday when a jury found the former Michigan businessman with a string of S&M mistresses guilty of murdering his wife.

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Babysitter's Story of Masked Intruders Unravels as She's Charged in Strangulation Death of 5-Year-old

Babysitter's Story of Masked Intruders Unravels as She's Charged in Strangulation Death of 5-Year-old

Originally posted 12/19/2014 05:30PM

The call was chilling.

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Michael Phelps to Avoid Jail Time After Pleading Guilty to Drunk Driving

Michael Phelps to Avoid Jail Time After Pleading Guilty to Drunk Driving

Originally posted 12/19/2014 04:35PM

Celebrated Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps will avoid jail time after pleading guilty Friday to a drunken driving charge stemming from his arrest in September.

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Parents of Accused Colorado Theater Shooter: 'Our Son Is Not a Monster'

Parents of Accused Colorado Theater Shooter Ask That He Be Sentenced to Life

Originally posted 12/19/2014 03:45PM

The parents of James Holmes, who stands accused of opening fire inside an Aurora, Colorado, theater two years ago killing 12 people, say their son is mentally ill and deserving of institutional care, not a murder trial that could result in his execution.

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Wisconsin Judge Rules Slender Man Stabbing Suspects Okay to Stand Trial

Wisconsin Judge Rules Slender Man Stabbing Suspects Okay to Stand Trial

Originally posted 12/19/2014 11:00AM

Two Wisconsin girls, both 12 years old at the time they allegedly stabbed a friend nearly to death to satisfy the mythical Slender Man character, have been judged competent to stand trial.

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San Francisco 49ers Drop Ray McDonald Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

San Francisco 49ers Drop Ray McDonald Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

Originally posted 12/18/2014 06:35PM

Another NFL player has found himself in legal trouble – and without a job – amid allegations of violence against women. The San Francisco 49ers cut defensive end Ray McDonald on Wednesday after learning about a sexual assault claim.

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