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Secret Service Under Scrutiny After Knife-Wielding Man Breaches White House

Secret Service Under Scrutiny After Knife-Wielding Man Breaches White House

Originally posted 09/21/2014 11:55AM

The Secret Service tightened security outside the White House after an embarrassing breach in which a man with a knife scaled a fence, ran across the lawn and made it all the way inside before agents stopped him.

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New Information Released in Salt Poisoning Death of 5-Year-Old

Garnett Spears, Who Died of Salt Poisoning, Had Been Treated for Same Thing as an Infant

Originally posted 09/21/2014 08:40AM

A 5-year-old boy whose mother, Lacey Spears, is accused of poisoning him to death with salt, was treated for salt poisoning as an infant, according to newly released documents obtained by The Journal News of Westchester County, New York.

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Murdered Georgia Mother Shielded Infant Daughter During Shooting

Jessica Arrendale Dies of Gunshot Wound While Shielding Infant Daughter in Attack

Originally posted 09/20/2014 06:30PM

Dying from a bullet to the head, Jessica Arrendale found the strength to save the life of her 6-month-old daughter.

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Mom Requested Money from 8-Year-Old's Trust Fund as He Was Dying: Prosecutors

Pharmaceutical Exec Requested Money from Son's Account as He Was Dying: Prosecutors

Originally posted 09/20/2014 01:35PM

Four-and-a-half-years after the death of Jude Mirra, his mother, former pharmaceutical executive Gigi Jordan, is on trial in Manhattan Supreme Court for allegedly giving the 8-year-old enough pills to kill him many times over.

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New Details Surface in Case of Missing College Student Hannah Graham

Police Describe Person of Interest in Case of Missing College Student Hannah Graham

Originally posted 09/20/2014 12:00PM

The Charlottesville Police Department received more than 400 tips from callers since 18-year-old University of Virginia student Hannah Graham went missing on Saturday. It seems some of the calls may have helped, officials say.

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Keyshia Cole Arrested on Suspicion of Battery

Keyshia Cole Arrested on Suspicion of Battery

Originally posted 09/20/2014 11:30AM

Grammy-nominated R&B singer Keyshia Cole has been arrested on suspicion of battery after an alleged altercation early Friday morning in Los Angeles.

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Utah Doctor Martin MacNeill Sentenced Up to Life in Prison for Killing Wife

UpdatePosted 09/20/2014 10:35AM

Utah Doctor Martin MacNeill Sentenced Up to Life in Prison for Killing Wife

Originally posted 09/19/2014 11:30AM

A Utah doctor, convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession, was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughter called him a monster.

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New Jersey Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Three Students

New Jersey Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Three Students

Originally posted 09/19/2014 07:15PM

According to her longtime neighbor, Nicole Dufault seemed like "just an average mom going to work."

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Police: Teen Daughter's Boyfriend Confesses in Bali Suitcase Murder

Police: Teen Daughter's Boyfriend Confesses in Bali Suitcase Murder

Originally posted 09/19/2014 12:05PM

Bali police say that they have a confession in the grisly murder of Chicagoan Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found stuffed in a suitcase at a luxury Bali resort on Aug. 12.

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'Craigslist Killers' Sentenced to Life in Prison

'Craigslist Killers' Miranda and Elytte Barbour Sentenced to Life in Prison

Originally posted 09/18/2014 05:05PM

A newlywed couple whose Craigslist ad lured a stranger to his death were sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole by a judge who said their "permanent removal" from society is appropriate.

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