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Utah Police Official Condemns BYU Honor Code in Wake of Sexual Assault Protests: 'It Keeps Victims from Coming Forward'

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Utah Police Official Condemns BYU Honor Code in Wake of Sexual Assault Protests: 'It Keeps Victims from Coming Forward'

Originally posted 05/02/2016 06:15PM

A prominent Provo, Utah, police official has spoken out to PEOPLE against Brigham Young University's practice of opening "honor code" investigations into students who have reported being sexually assaulted, claiming the practice inhibits victims from coming forward.

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Judge Agrees To Move the Trial of Justin Ross Harris, Accused in Hot Car Death of His Toddler Son

Originally posted 05/02/2016 04:20PM

A judge has agreed to move the trial of Justin Ross Harris, the man accused of murdering his 22-month-old son by allegedly intentionally leaving him in a hot car, on the grounds that the pretrial publicity has made it impossible to find an impartial jury.

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Two Texas Children Remain Hospitalized After Rescue from Alleged Horrific Abuse

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Two Texas Children Remain Hospitalized After Rescue from Alleged Horrific Abuse

Originally posted 05/02/2016 03:35PM

Two children are still hospitalized after deputies discovered one child allegedly chained to the ground and another allegedly tied to a door with a leash in the backyard of a Texas home Thursday night, officials say.

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Hulk Hogan Sues Gawker Media for Allegedly Leaking Transcript of Racist Rant

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Hulk Hogan Sues Gawker Media for Allegedly Leaking Transcript of Racist Rant

Originally posted 05/02/2016 02:55PM

After receiving a $140 million in total damages against Gawker Media in a civil trial this March for the company's 2012 decision to post a sex tape involving him, former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan has filed another lawsuit against Gawker for allegedly leaking sealed court documents to the National Enquirer quoting him making racially insensitive comments.

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Ohio Massacre: 20-Year-Old Mother Hannah Gilley Laid to Rest as Friends Dispute Drug Rumors Surrounding Family

Originally posted 05/02/2016 12:20PM

Hannah Gilley, one of the eight victims of last month's Ohio massacre , was laid to rest on Saturday.

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Colorado Woman Who Cut Baby from Pregnant Woman's Womb Sentenced to 100 Years in Prison

Colorado Woman Who Cut Baby from Pregnant Woman's Womb Sentenced to 100 Years in Prison

Originally posted 04/29/2016 09:50PM

A Colorado woman who was convicted of slicing open another woman and stealing her unborn child was sentenced to 100 years in prison on Friday, CNN reports.

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Two Children Found Chained in Backyard of Texas House, Woman Arrested: 'This Has Been a Very Disturbing Incident,' Sheriff's Spokesperson Says

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Two Children Found Chained in Backyard of Texas House, Woman Arrested: 'This Has Been a Very Disturbing Incident,' Sheriff's Spokesperson Says

Originally posted 04/29/2016 06:40PM

A Texas woman was arrested after deputies responded to a call Thursday night and allegedly found two children chained in the house's backyard, officials say.

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Ohio Teen Who Wounded 4 in School Shooting Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder: 'There Isn't a Good Motive for What He Did'

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Ohio Teen Who Wounded 4 in School Shooting Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder: 'There Isn't a Good Motive for What He Did'

Originally posted 04/29/2016 05:05PM

James Austin Hancock, the 15-year-old boy who wounded four fellow students when he opened fire on classmates in his school's cafeteria in February, pleaded guilty on Thursday to four counts of attempted murder, PEOPLE confirms.

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Upstate New York Wife Pleads Guilty in Death of Husband Found Buried in Pile of Manure

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Upstate New York Wife Pleads Guilty in Death of Husband Found Buried in Pile of Manure

Originally posted 04/29/2016 03:30PM

An upstate New York woman faces 18 to 29 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the death of her husband, whose body was found last year hidden in manure on the couple's dairy farm, PEOPLE confirms.

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Family of Murder Victim of Bernie Tiede, Once Subject of Hollywood Movie, Thankful After 'Known Con Man' Is Re-Sentenced to Life

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Family of Murder Victim of Bernie Tiede, Once Subject of Hollywood Movie, Thankful After 'Known Con Man' Is Re-Sentenced to Life

Originally posted 04/29/2016 01:45PM

The family of murder victim Marjorie Nugent, whose killer, Bernie Tiede, was the subject of a 2011 Hollywood movie, is glad that Tiede is back in prison for life.

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