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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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Casey Anthony: Her Strange Life 3 Years Later

Casey Anthony: Her Strange Life 3 Years Later

Originally posted 07/22/2014 06:30PM

Three years ago this week, hundreds of protestors jeered outside the Orange County jail in Florida as Casey Anthony walked out the front door as a free woman.

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Pregnant Teen Strangled and Boyfriend Decapitated After Connecting with a Man on Craigslist for Sex

Pregnant Teen Strangled and Boyfriend Decapitated After Connecting with a Man on Craigslist for Sex

Originally posted 07/22/2014 01:50PM

A pregnant Michigan teenager was strangled and her boyfriend was decapitated after apparently connecting with a stranger through the online service Craigslist for a sexual encounter, police said Monday.

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Teen Missing for 9 Months Returns Home

Missing New Hampshire Teen Home After 9 Months

Originally posted 07/22/2014 12:45PM

A 15-year-old New Hampshire girl who disappeared while on her way home from school nine months ago is safely home with her family, the state attorney general said Monday.

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Woman Arrested After Posting Selfies in Stolen Dress

Originally posted 07/21/2014 12:00PM

Police investigating the theft of clothing and jewelry from a southern Illinois boutique say they arrested a woman after she posted Facebook photos of herself wearing one of the stolen items.

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Jury Awards Smoker's Widow $23.6 Billion

Jury Awards Widow of Smoker $23.6 Billion in Punitive Damages

Originally posted 07/20/2014 10:00AM

The nation's No. 2 cigarette maker is vowing to fight a jury verdict of $23.6 billion in punitive damages in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer.

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RHOA's Apollo Nida: 'I Doubt' My Marriage to Phaedra Will Survive Prison

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Convicted Real Housewives of Atlanta Star Apollo Nida Slams Wife Phaedra

Originally posted 07/19/2014 02:05PM

The Real Housewives of Atlanta's Apollo Nida hasn't even started serving his eight-year prison sentence, but he's already questioning his marriage with Phaedra Parks.

Asked point-blank if their relationship would weather his time behind bars, Nida responded matter-of-factly.

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