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Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Auburn University Football Player

Man Arrested in Shooting Death of Auburn University Football Player

Originally posted 12/15/2014 07:50AM

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on a felony warrant charging him with murder in Sunday's fatal shooting of Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell, police said. The shooting took place at the same off-campus apartment complex where two former football players and a third man were slain in 2012.

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Engineer Sentenced in 30-Year-Old Cold-Case Murder of His Girlfriend

Engineer Sentenced in 30-Year-Old Cold-Case Murder of His Girlfriend

Originally posted 12/13/2014 02:50PM

Lynn Knight was a neonatal nurse in Torrance, California. She was outgoing and physically fit. She loved skiing, dancing and dating. She was looking forward to going back to her native Canada and being the maid of honor at her sister's wedding.

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Grieving Family of Mississippi Teen Burned Alive Plan Memorial

Police Continue Search for Killer Who Burned Jessica Chambers Alive

Originally posted 12/12/2014 06:50PM

One week after former high school cheerleader Jessica Chambers was set on fire after being doused with accelerant, the small town of Courtland, Mississippi, is preparing to bury one of its own.

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FROM TIME: Best Buy Tweeted a Rather Insensitive Joke About Serial

FROM TIME: Best Buy Tweeted a Rather Insensitive Joke About Serial

Originally posted 12/12/2014 08:40AM

The company apologized for its payphone quip

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Bali Suitcase Murder Suspect's Attorney: She's 'Innocent' & 'Struggling Emotionally'

Suspect Heather Mack's Attorney Speaks Exclusively to PEOPLE

Originally posted 12/11/2014 08:00PM

Sometime in the coming weeks, prosecutors in Bali will decide how – or if – they will charge Americans Heather Mack and Tommy Schaefer, arrested in August after the battered body of Mack's mother was discovered stuffed in a suitcase in the trunk of a cab at a luxury resort on the island.

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Misty Upham's Father: 'Was My Daughter Murdered?'

Misty Upham's Father: 'Was My Daughter Murdered?'

Originally posted 12/11/2014 07:00PM

As Misty Upham's family mourns the actress's death, her father wants police – and the FBI – to continue to investigate his daughter's mysterious passing to find out if she truly died in a fall – or if she was murdered.

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Couple Sentenced in Death of 5-Year-Old Girl Forced to Drink Grape Soda

Couple Sentenced in Death of 5-Year-Old Girl Forced to Drink Grape Soda

Originally posted 12/11/2014 11:05AM

A judge has sentenced an East Tennessee couple to 35 years in prison each in the death of the man's 5-year-old daughter after she was forced to drink grape soda as punishment.

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On Trial for Murder, Businessman Robert Bashara's Shocking Double Life Is Exposed

On Trial for Murder, Businessman Robert Bashara's Shocking Double Life Is Exposed

Originally posted 12/10/2014 06:35PM

Most people in his upscale community knew Robert Bashara as a successful businessman, prolific charity fundraiser, Rotary Club president, church usher and married father of two who volunteered at his kids' volleyball and soccer games.

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Murdered Teen's Dad: She Told Police Who Set Her on Fire

Mississippi Police Still Seeking Clues in Case of Teenager Burned to Death

Originally posted 12/10/2014 05:10PM

It was supposed to be a quick dinner stop, but it ended in tragedy.

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A Third Ohio Man Wrongly Accused of a 1975 Murder Is Exonerated

A Third Ohio Man Wrongly Accused of a 1975 Murder Is Exonerated

Originally posted 12/10/2014 02:05PM

A 56-year-old Ohio man who spent 27 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit had all charges dropped against him yesterday.

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