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Woman Gets 30 Years for Pushing New Husband Off Cliff to His Death

Woman Gets 30 Years for Pushing New Husband Off Cliff to His Death

Originally posted 03/27/2014 05:45PM

A Montana woman was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison for killing her husband of eight days by pushing him from a cliff in Glacier National Park after they argued over her second thoughts about the marriage.

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Scandal's Columbus Short Faces Felony Charge in Bar Fight

Columbus Short Faces Felony Charge in Bar Fight

Originally posted 03/26/2014 06:15PM

var brightcovevideoid = '3397733879001'; Scandal star Columbus Short may need the help of a real-life Olivia Pope.

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Newlywed Who Admitted Pushing Husband Off a Cliff Wants to Withdraw Guilty Plea

Jordan Graham Wants to Withdraw Guilty Plea in Montana Newlywed Murder Case

Originally posted 03/26/2014 12:25PM

A Montana woman who was to be sentenced Thursday for pushing her new husband to his death in Glacier National Park wants to withdraw her guilty plea to a second-degree murder charge, her lawyer says.

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Did Oscar Pistorius's Fear of Intruders or Hot Temper Cause Him to Pull the Trigger? | Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Did His Fear of Intruders or Hot Temper Cause Him to Pull the Trigger?

Originally posted 03/26/2014 08:00AM

Nearly three weeks before Reeva Steenkamp was shot to death by her Olympian star boyfriend of three months, she sent him a series of troubling texts.

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Watch the Stunning 1 World Trade Center BASE Jump That Got 3 Skydivers Arrested

Originally posted 03/25/2014 11:40AM



Three extreme-skydiving enthusiasts accused of parachuting off the 1 World Trade Center tower last fall were arrested Monday, authorities said, in a second criminal case in two weeks arising from surreptitious stunts at the nation's tallest skyscraper.

The three daredevils and someone accused of being an accomplice were facing charges including felony burglary in a Sept. 30 leap from the building, where a teenage boy was arrested on March 16. Authorities said the teen had slipped through a gap in a fence, eluded an inattentive security guard and spent about two hours atop the 1,776-foot-tall tower.

The incidents have raised questions about security at the lower Manhattan site, which is supposed to be one of the most tightly protected in the country. The site is owned by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

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Judge Joe Brown Arrested After Throwing Courtroom Tantrum: Report | Joe Brown

Judge Joe Brown Arrested After Throwing Courtroom Tantrum: Report

Originally posted 03/24/2014 06:00PM

It appears Judge Joe Brown will be the one in need of some defense for a change.

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Girlfriend Texted Oscar Pistorius, 'I'm Scared of U' Before Her Death

Oscar Pistorius's Girlfriend Texted Him, 'I'm Scared of U' Before Her Death

Originally posted 03/24/2014 02:00PM

var brightcovePhotoVideoID = '3385318834001'; var PhotoVideoButtonCaption = 'PLAY'; Oscar Pistorius's girlfriend told the athlete that she was sometimes afraid of him and complained that he had a short temper and was jealous in the weeks before he killed her, according to phone messages revealed at the Olympian's murder trial on Monday.

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Mom Convinces Son He Has Cancer, Raises $25,000 for Fake Treatments

Mom Convinced Son He Had Cancer and Scammed Community, Cops Say

Originally posted 03/21/2014 06:45PM

A 6-year-old Colorado boy believed he had cancer. He was told he was going to die. Turns out, it was all part of an elaborate scam, according to police.

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Male Strippers Tackle Suspected Armed Robber in Las Vegas

Male Strippers Tackle Suspected Armed Robber in Las Vegas

Originally posted 03/21/2014 10:50AM

A man accused of firing a gun near the head of a performer in the Thunder from Down Under male revue during a backstage robbery attempt was identified by authorities Thursday as a Las Vegas resident with a history of scrapes with the law.

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Oscar Pistorius Selling Home to Pay Legal Bills

Oscar Pistorius Selling Home Where He Shot Reeva Steenkamp to Pay Legal Bills

Originally posted 03/21/2014 07:45AM

Oscar Pistorius is selling the house where he killed Reeva Steenkamp to raise money for his legal bills, the athlete's lawyer said Thursday.

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