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Prosecutors Seek to Extend Oscar Pistorius' 6-Year-Sentence, Calling it 'Shockingly Too Lenient'

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Prosecutors Seek to Extend Oscar Pistorius' 6-Year-Sentence, Calling it 'Shockingly Too Lenient'

Originally posted 07/21/2016 04:55PM

Criticizing the sentence as "shockingly too lenient," prosecutors in South Africa have signaled their desire to extend the six-year prison term given to former Olympic and Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius for the 2013 murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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California Boy, 14, Suspected of Killing His Little Sister in Their Home

Originally posted 07/21/2016 04:05PM

.mcclatchy-embed{position:relative;padding:40px 0 56.25%;height:0;overflow:hidden;max-width:100%}.mcclatchy-embed iframe{position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%} A 14-year-old California boy is suspected in the death of his 13-year-old sister, who was killed in their home earlier this week from apparent blunt force trauma, the Rocklin County Police Department said in a news release.

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Fallen Baton Rouge Police Officer Matthew Gerald Was 'the Guy Next Door Everyone Wanted to Be Friends With'

Originally posted 07/20/2016 03:10PM

He'd only been on the job little less than four months, but on Sunday, Baton Rouge policeman Matthew Gerald made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Friend of Making a Murderer Victim Teresa Halbach Says She Won't Watch New Episodes

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Friend of Making a Murderer Victim Teresa Halbach Says She Won't Watch New Episodes

Originally posted 07/20/2016 01:15PM

Netflix's smash documentary series Making a Murderer is returning for a second season, but at least one friend of Teresa Halbach's – the 25-year-old photographer whose 2005 murder frames the series – tells PEOPLE she won't be watching.

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Steven Avery's Lawyer Says New Making a Murderer Episodes Will 'Show Steven Is Innocent and Was Framed'

Originally posted 07/20/2016 11:40AM

Kathleen Zellner, the lawyer for Making a Murderer subject Steven Avery, is optimistic that forthcoming new episodes will portray her client in a positive light, she tells PEOPLE exclusively.

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Making a Murderer Announces New Episodes Focused on Post-Conviction

Originally posted 07/19/2016 04:10PM

Netflix announced Monday it is in production on more episodes of Making a Murder, the Emmy-nominated series about a murder in Wisconsin and the controversial conviction of two people for the crime.

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Infant Found Alive in Car with Parents Dead Beside Her in Apparent Murder-Suicide: Police

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Infant Found Alive in Car with Parents Dead Beside Her in Apparent Murder-Suicide: Police

Originally posted 07/19/2016 12:35PM

Virginia police are investigating what they believe was a murder-suicide in which a man allegedly fatally shot a woman in a car in front of their infant baby, PEOPLE confirms.

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Man Convicted of Murder in Case Linked to The Vanishing Women String of Ohio Deaths and Disappearances

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Man Convicted of Murder in Case Linked to The Vanishing Women String of Ohio Deaths and Disappearances

Originally posted 07/19/2016 12:05PM

An Ohio man was found guilty of murder for fatally shooting a woman and dumping her body, one of several deaths or disappearances of women that have troubled a southern Ohio town, PEOPLE confirms.

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Baton Rouge Officer Clinging to Life after Ambush: 'He Is Not in Good Shape at All'

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Baton Rouge Officer Clinging to Life after Ambush: 'He Is Not in Good Shape at All'

Originally posted 07/18/2016 07:00PM

One of the two police officers injured in Sunday's fatal attack on Baton Rouge police is in "very, very critical condition," Baton Rogue Sheriff Sid Gautreaux said Monday.

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Nice Attacker Was 'Very Far From Devout,' But Turned Radical Recently: Prosecutor

Originally posted 07/18/2016 05:45PM

The driver who killed 84 people in Thursday's Bastille Day attack in France had searched the internet for information about the Pulse nightclub massacre and the Dallas sniper attack, French officials said Monday.

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