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'I Was Acting as If I Was the Victim': Nate Parker Apologizes for 'Insensitive' Response to Rape Case Controversy

'I Was Acting as If I Was the Victim': Nate Parker Apologizes for 'Insensitive' Response to Rape Case Controversy

Originally posted 08/27/2016 06:05PM

Nate Parker is "still learning."

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Man Charged in Murder of Two Mississippi Nuns That Has Shocked the Local Community

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Man Charged in Murder of Two Mississippi Nuns That Has Shocked the Local Community

Originally posted 08/27/2016 11:40AM

A man has been charged for the alleged murder of two Mississippi nuns, according to a press release from the state department of public safety.

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NBA Star Dwyane Wade's Cousin Killed in Chicago Crossfire: 'Another Act of Senseless Gun Violence'

Originally posted 08/27/2016 12:35AM

NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was killed in a crossfire in Chicago on Friday afternoon.

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Making a Murderer's Steven Avery Asks for Testing on Evidence to See If It Was Planted

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Making a Murderer's Steven Avery Asks for Testing on Evidence to See If It Was Planted

Originally posted 08/26/2016 05:10PM

The lawyer for Steven Avery – whose murder trial was the focus of Netflix's hit docu-series Making a Murderer – has filed a motion seeking more forensic testing of the evidence used to convict him and which he has long claimed was planted, PEOPLE confirms.

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Michigan 16-Year-Old Being Tried as Adult for Alleged Murder of 18-Year-Old Half-Sister

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Michigan 16-Year-Old Being Tried as Adult for Alleged Murder of 18-Year-Old Half-Sister

Originally posted 08/26/2016 04:40PM

A 16-year-old Michigan teen is being charged as an adult with murdering his 18-year-old half-sister on Aug. 18, PEOPLE confirms.

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Texas Man Allegedly Beheaded Wife and Put Head in Freezer

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Texas Man Allegedly Beheaded Wife and Put Head in Freezer

Originally posted 08/26/2016 03:50PM

A 23-year-old Texas man allegedly confessed to decapitating his 21-year-old wife before putting her head into their freezer, PEOPLE confirms.

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Suspects Charged in Death of High School Football 'Hero' Killed Shielding Girls from Gunfire

Originally posted 08/26/2016 01:05PM

Two suspects have been charged in the December 2015 shooting death of Zaevion Dobson, the Tennessee 15-year-old who died a hero after shielding two girls from gunfire, PEOPLE confirms.

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Beloved Nuns Stabbed to Death in Rural Mississippi in Possible Robbery: Reports

Originally posted 08/26/2016 12:40PM

Two beloved Mississippi nuns were stabbed to death earlier this week in a possible robbery, police said, according to multiple reports.

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Tennessee Cop, a Father of Three, Killed by Gunshot that Just Missed His Bulletproof Vest

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Tennessee Cop, a Father of Three, Killed by Gunshot that Just Missed His Bulletproof Vest

Originally posted 08/26/2016 12:30PM

A 32-year-old Tennessee police officer with three small children was fatally shot Thursday while responding to a domestic violence call, PEOPLE confirms.

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New Mexico Shocked by Alleged Sexual Assault, Murder and Dismemberment of 10-Year-old Girl

Originally posted 08/26/2016 10:15AM

A New Mexico community is reeling after a 10-year-old girl was found dead in her family's bathroom, with her battered, dismembered body wrapped in a burning blanket, according to police.

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