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How Robert Downey Jr. Is Fighting to Help His Son

Inside Robert Downey Jr.'s Fight to Help His Son Indio After Drug Arrest

Originally posted 07/10/2014 08:00PM

Robert Downey Jr. has been down this path before.

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Hot Car Toddler Death: Friends React to Murder Charges Against Dad

Friends Weigh In on the Troubling Double Life of Justin Ross Harris

Originally posted 07/10/2014 12:00PM

They looked like an ordinary family, living in an upscale community of Marietta, Georgia.

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Alleged Prostitute Accused in Overdose Death of Google Executive: Police

Alleged Prostitute Accused in Overdose Death of Google Executive: Police

Originally posted 07/10/2014 11:10AM

A woman police described as a high-end prostitute has been arrested on suspicion of murder after allegedly injecting heroin into a tech executive on his yacht in Santa Cruz and leaving him to die when he overdosed.

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Murdered Teen's Remains Given to Her Family 46 Years Later

Murdered Teen's Remains Given to Her Family 46 Years Later

Originally posted 07/08/2014 08:15PM

It took 46 years, but Sandra Ann Stiver was finally reunited with her family this week.

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Real Housewives Star Apollo Nida Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

Real Housewives of Atlanta's Apollo Nida Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

Originally posted 07/08/2014 05:15PM

The Real Housewives of Atlanta's Apollo Nida was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday, PEOPLE confirms.

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Defense Rests in Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Defense Rests in Oscar Pistorius Murder Case

Originally posted 07/08/2014 02:15PM

Oscar Pistorius, on trial for murder and facing possible life in prison, was given at least one month's reprieve on Tuesday, when his defense team ended its case and the judge agreed to give lawyers until early August to pore over thousands of pages of trial documents and prepare closing arguments.

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Columbus Short Says He Was 'Angry,' Not Drunk, at Time of Arrest

Columbus Short Says He Was 'Angry,' Not Drunk, at Time of Arrest

Originally posted 07/08/2014 12:25PM

Columbus Short insists he was not drunk at the time of his arrest in Dallas for public intoxication on Saturday.

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Hot Car Toddler Death: Father Told Family How to Collect Life Insurance, Police Say

Justin Ross Harris Told Family How to Collect Life Insurance, Say Search Warrants

Originally posted 07/08/2014 07:30AM

Justin Ross Harris sat in jail, accused of killing his 22-month-old son Cooper by leaving him in a hot car. But, according to search warrants, he was concerned about collecting $27,000 in life insurance on the boy.

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Filed Under: Crime & Courts, Crime
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Phil Collins' Son Arrested on Drug Charges

Phil Collins' Son Simon Arrested on Drug Charges

Originally posted 07/07/2014 04:45PM

Musician Phil Collins already shares the limelight with his actress-daughter Lily, but now his eldest son Simon is making headlines too – only for a much different reason.

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Stolen American Flag Returned to 9/11 Firefighter's Family

Thief Returns Deceased 9/11 Firefighter's Flag with Apology

Originally posted 07/07/2014 08:30AM

An American flag stolen from the family of a firefighter killed on Sept. 11 has been returned with a note that says: "I am so sorry, I had no idea."

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