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Crime & Courts

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Cassidy Stay Weeps at Her Family's Funeral

Funeral Held for Family Gunned Down in Texas

Originally posted 07/17/2014 10:45AM

Six white caskets containing the bodies of a suburban Houston couple and four of their five children were wheeled into a church Wednesday for funeral services not far from where the family was gunned down at their home a week ago.

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Woman Lives with Mother's Skeletal Remains for Years

Woman Lives with Mother's Skeletal Remains for Years

Originally posted 07/17/2014 09:30AM

It's unclear what really went on behind the locked door of apartment 5-B in a building in Brooklyn's Borough Park. The 28-year-old resident, Chava Stirn, largely kept to herself and rarely left the apartment. Through the windows, neighbors saw trash piling up. Some neighbors detected an odd smell, while others never noticed a thing.

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Openly Gay South Carolina Police Chief Gets Job Back

Fired Lesbian Police Chief Re-Hired After South Carolina Town Rallies Against Mayor

Originally posted 07/17/2014 06:15AM

Crystal Moore, the openly gay police chief of Latta, South Carolina, cried when she lost her job in April, fired by Mayor Earl Bullard, a man who has condemned her lifestyle as "questionable."

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John McEnroe and Tatum O'Neal's Son Arrested for Drugs

John McEnroe and Tatum O'Neal's Son Kevin Arrested for Drug Possession

Originally posted 07/16/2014 06:00PM

Kevin McEnroe, the oldest son of tennis champ John McEnroe and his ex-wife, actress Tatum O'Neal, was arrested on drug charges in N.Y.C. on Tuesday.

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Missing Pregnant Maui Woman's Ex-Boyfriend Pleads Not Guilty

Steven Capobianco, Ex-Boyfriend of Missing Pregnant Maui Woman, Pleads Not Guilty

Originally posted 07/16/2014 09:15AM

The ex-boyfriend of a Maui woman, who was five months pregnant when she disappeared, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a murder charge in her death.

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Kidnapping Foiled! Iowa Teen Fights Back Using Dad's Self-Defense Tips

Iowa Teen Uses Father's Self-Defense Lessons to Foil Abduction Attempt

Originally posted 07/15/2014 08:00PM

A father's self-defense lessons might have saved the life of a 15-year-old boy who courageously fought off a would-be kidnapper who attempted to abduct him Friday.

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Wife of Man Who Left Toddler in Hot Car Speaks Out

Justin Ross Harris's Wife 'Is Living Every Parent's Nightmare'

Originally posted 07/15/2014 07:15PM

There are many unanswered questions in the case of Justin Ross Harris, the Georgia man who was arrested for killing his 22-month-old son, Cooper, by leaving him in a hot car.

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Connecticut Man Arrested for 'Passive-Aggressively' Stabbing Watermelon

Seedy Story: Connecticut Man Arrested for 'Passive-Aggressively' Stabbing Watermelon

Originally posted 07/15/2014 11:10AM

A 49-year-old Connecticut man faces threatening charges after a woman told police he stabbed a watermelon in a passive-aggressive manner.

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Killer of Pamela Smart's Husband Moved to Work-Release Program

Billy Flynn, Killer of Pamela Smart's Husband, Is Moved to Work-Release Program

Originally posted 07/14/2014 06:00PM

William "Billy" Flynn, who committed the 1990 murder for which Pamela Smart was convicted for conspiracy and sentenced to life without parole, has been moved to a medium-security prison as he approaches his own chance at parole next year.

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