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Adnan Syed of Serial Podcast Will Get a New Trial as Murder Conviction Is Vacated

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UpdatePosted 06/30/2016 06:20PM

Adnan Syed of Serial Podcast Will Get a New Trial as Murder Conviction Is Vacated

Originally posted 06/30/2016 04:50PM

Adnan Syed, the subject of the popular podcast Serial who has been serving a life sentence in prison for the 1999 murder of ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, had his conviction vacated Thursday and will get a new trial, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.

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Harrowing 911 Dispatch Log From Orlando Mass Shooting Reveals Terror Inside Nightclub

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Harrowing 911 Dispatch Log From Orlando Mass Shooting Reveals Terror Inside Nightclub

Originally posted 06/30/2016 05:55PM

The moment-by-moment horror inside the Pulse nightclub earlier this month – from the first reports of shots, to the overheard sounds of panic, gunfire, screams and moans – is revealed in the most detailed records released yet from the mass shooting there that killed 49 people.

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Five Things to Know About the Ongoing Alleged 'Killer Cult' Trial

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Five Things to Know About the Ongoing Alleged 'Killer Cult' Trial

Originally posted 06/30/2016 05:30PM

This week, witnesses and experts have been testifying in the murder trial of Sarah Ferguson, the 33-year-old half-sister of Christopher and Lucas Leonard, the teen brothers who were allegedly beaten for more than a dozen hours inside a secretive upstate New York church in late 2015.

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Minnesota Man Allegedly Decapitates Man He Believed Raped His Girlfriend

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Minnesota Man Allegedly Decapitates Man He Believed Raped His Girlfriend

Originally posted 06/30/2016 05:20PM

Police in Minnesota have arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly decapitating with a machete a man he believed raped his girlfriend, PEOPLE confirms.

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Wisconsin Man Committed to Mental Hospital After Pleading Guilty to Decapitating Mother, 68

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Wisconsin Man Committed to Mental Hospital After Pleading Guilty to Decapitating Mother, 68

Originally posted 06/30/2016 04:00PM

The Wisconsin man who decapitated his mother last year will be committed to a mental hospital after pleading guilty to her death this week, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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Former Boss of 22-Year-Old Killed by Mother in Texas Says the Two Had a Strained Relationship

Originally posted 06/30/2016 03:45PM

Taylor Sheats, the 22-year-old Texan fatally shot along with her younger sister by their mother last week, had a strained relationship with her mom, Taylor's former boss tells PEOPLE.

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Charles Manson Follower Leslie Van Houton, 66, Should Not Be Released From Prison, Prosecutor Urges

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Charles Manson Follower Leslie Van Houton, 66, Should Not Be Released From Prison, Prosecutor Urges

Originally posted 06/30/2016 12:30PM

The Los Angeles County District Attorney is urging Gov. Jerry Brown to keep Charles Manson's alleged former follower Leslie Van Houten behind bars.

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Father Discusses Fatal Alleged Beatings Inside Upstate New York Church He Thought Would 'Drive off Evil' in Sons

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Father Discusses Fatal Alleged Beatings Inside Upstate New York Church He Thought Would 'Drive off Evil' in Sons

Originally posted 06/30/2016 10:40AM

Bruce Leonard, the 66-year-old father of the teen brothers who were allegedly beaten for more than a dozen hours inside a secretive upstate New York church in late 2015, took the stand in Oneida County Court on Wednesday, providing a detailed account of the incident that took his 19-year-old son's life.

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Suspect in Burning Death of Jessica Chambers Extradited to Mississippi

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Suspect in Burning Death of Jessica Chambers Extradited to Mississippi

Originally posted 06/29/2016 05:40PM

Murder suspect Quinton Tellis has returned to Mississippi to face charges in the 2014 burning death of teenager Jessica Chambers.

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Before Texas Mom Killed Their Two Daughters, Husband Told Her He Wanted a Divorce

Originally posted 06/29/2016 05:00PM

On the day Texas mom Christy Sheats fatally shot her two daughters, her husband thought she called a family meeting at their home on his 45th birthday to discuss his decision to file for divorce.

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