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Ohio Man Convicted of Killing Mother, Living with Her Corpse for 6 Months

Michael Petrie Convicted of Killing Mother and Living with Her Corpse for 6 Months

Originally posted 08/03/2014 02:00PM

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Las Vegas Widow Recounts 'Total Terror' in Fatal Home Invasion

Las Vegas Widow Recounts 'Total Terror' in Fatal Home Invasion

Originally posted 08/02/2014 09:30AM

A woman who was stabbed with a screwdriver while she unsuccessfully fought to save her husband from a pair of home invaders described Tuesday's deadly crime spree in Las Vegas as "total terror."

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Couple Charged with Murder After Their Dogs Fatally Maul Michigan Jogger

Couple Charged with Murder After Their Dogs Fatally Maul Michigan Jogger

Originally posted 08/01/2014 06:20PM

A couple charged with second-degree murder after their two dogs fatally mauled a Michigan jogger agreed Friday to give up ownership of the animals and have them euthanized.

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Judge Rules Girl Charged in Slender Man Case Not Competent to Stand Trial

Judge Rules Morgan Geyser Incompetent to Stand Trial

Originally posted 08/01/2014 04:00PM

After two experts testified about Morgan Geyser's psychological evaluations, a Wisconsin county court judge ruled the 12-year-old girl is not mentally competent to stand trial – at least for now.

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Police Arrest Mom for Letting Son Walk to Park Alone

Police Arrest Florida Mom for Letting 7-Year-Old Son Walk to Park Alone

Originally posted 08/01/2014 10:05AM

A Florida woman who let her 7-year-old son walk alone to a park has been charged with felony child neglect.

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Was Missing New Hampshire Teen Abigail Hernandez Held in a Shipping Container?

Was Missing New Hampshire Teen Abigail Hernandez Held in a Shipping Container for 9 Months?

Originally posted 07/29/2014 06:30PM

Abigail "Abby" Hernandez, the New Hampshire teen who returned home last week after disappearing in October, sat in the front row of a courtroom on Tuesday as her accused kidnapper, Nathaniel Kibby, appeared before a judge.

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Man Charged in Missing Teen's 9-Month Disappearance

Man Arrested and Charged in Abigail Hernandez's 9-Month Disappearance

Originally posted 07/28/2014 07:00PM

A 34-year-old man was arrested and charged Monday with kidnapping a New Hampshire teenage girl who returned home last week after vanishing nine months ago.

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Armed Doctor Saved Lives in Philadelphia-Area Shooting, Police Chief Says

Armed Doctor Saved Lives in Hospital Shooting Near Philadelphia, Police Chief Says

Originally posted 07/25/2014 04:30PM

Authorities are trying to determine why a man identified as a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the gunman had concerns about him.

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New Clue in Returned Teen Case: A Sketch of the Man Who Drove Her Away

Returned Teen Abigail Hernandez Describes Man Who Drove Her Away

Originally posted 07/25/2014 03:30PM

The mysterious nine-month disappearance and return of New Hampshire teen Abigail Hernandez has yielded another cryptic clue for which authorities are seeking the public's help.

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New Documentary: South Korean Gamer Couple's 3-Month-Old Starved While They Cared for Virtual Child

Originally posted 07/23/2014 04:40PM

Plenty has been made of South Korea's fixation with online culture, most visible in the marathon sessions of games like Starcraft.

But a new HBO documentary is focusing on a different aspect of the country's gaming culture: The death of one couple's 3-month-old baby from malnutrition in 2009 while they played an online game in six-to-12-hour binges.

The horrible irony of the story? The game they were playing involved caring for a virtual child.

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