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Django Unchained Actress's Battle with LAPD Heats Up

Django Unchained Actress's Battle with LAPD Heats Up

Originally posted 09/17/2014 09:30AM

An incident involving actress Daniele Watts and the LAPD is quickly becoming a case of he said, she said.

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Psychology Professor Pleads Guilty in Killing of Alleged Rapist

Psychology Professor Pleads Guilty in Killing of Alleged Rapist

Originally posted 09/16/2014 09:45PM

A psychology professor, whose case made international headlines, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 1995 killing of the man she claimed raped her – out of concern for her daughter, says a longtime friend.

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Adrian Peterson Controversy: Is It Okay to Spank Your Children?

Adrian Peterson Controversy: Is It Okay to Spank Your Children?

Originally posted 09/16/2014 07:15PM

To spank or not to spank?

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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton: Adrian Peterson's Actions 'Are an Embarassment'

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton: Adrian Peterson's Actions 'Are an Embarassment'

Originally posted 09/16/2014 06:15PM

For as long as he's been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.

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Chilling Details of Etan Patz's Murder Revealed in Taped Confession

Etan Patz's Alleged Murderer: 'Something Just Took Over Me'

Originally posted 09/16/2014 01:30PM

After the videotape clicks on, the 53-year-old calmly tells investigators how he choked 6-year-old Etan Patz in the basement of a Manhattan convenience store on May 25, 1979. He describes putting the boy, who was still alive, into a plastic bag, then putting the bag inside a box and dumping it nearby.

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Utah Doctor Convicted of Murder Sentenced to 15 Years for Sexual Abuse

Convicted Doctor Martin MacNeill Sentenced to 15 Years for Sexual Abuse

Originally posted 09/16/2014 12:30PM

A Utah doctor convicted of killing his wife was sentenced Monday to one to 15 years in prison in a separate sexual abuse case.

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Adrian Peterson Is Named in Second Child Abuse Complaint

Adrian Peterson Is Named in Second Child Abuse Complaint

Originally posted 09/16/2014 12:15PM

Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings player who was charged last week with felony injury to his 4-year-old son following a discipline punishment, is accused of injuring another of his children earlier by a form of discipline.

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Robin Thicke: 'I Told My Wife the Truth and That's Why She Left Me'

Robin Thicke: 'I Told My Wife the Truth and That's Why She Left Me'

Originally posted 09/15/2014 05:10PM

As his hit "Blurred Lines" climbed the charts, Robin Thicke was battling drug and alcohol problems behind closed doors – and coming clean to his now-estranged wife, Paula Patton.

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Uzi Shooting Victim's Family Prays for 9-Year-Old Who Accidentally Killed Him

Family of Uzi Shooting Victim Prays for the 9-Year-Old Who Accidentally Killed Him

Originally posted 09/15/2014 04:35PM

The family of the man accidentally killed in a shooting mishap by a 9-year-old girl have written her a letter of forgiveness.

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Adrian Peterson: 'I Am, Without a Doubt, Not a Child Abuser'

UpdatePosted 09/15/2014 03:30PM

Adrian Peterson: 'I Am, Without a Doubt, Not a Child Abuser'

Originally posted 09/15/2014 12:30PM

Adrian Peterson insists that he is "not a child abuser."

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