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Starving 8-Year-Old Twin Girls Rescued in Washington, Mother Charged with Abuse

Severely Malnourished 8-Year-Old Twin Girls Rescued, Mother Charged with Abuse

Originally posted 02/26/2015 05:45PM

Two eight-year-old twins who were starving and locked in a bedroom in their Yakima, Washington, home are recuperating, while their 28-year-old mother has been charged with multiple counts of abuse.

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Manhunt Underway for Maryland Bank Robbers Dubbed the 'Black Hat Bandits'

Originally posted 02/26/2015 12:20PM

A manhunt is underway for a pair of bank robbers known as the "Black Hat Bandits."

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850 Matches Found in FBI Database After Houston Clears Rape Kit Backlog

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850 Matches Found in FBI Database After Houston Clears Rape Kit Backlog

Originally posted 02/26/2015 12:15PM

Evidence from more than 6,600 rape kits, some of which went untested for three decades, has produced 850 matches in the FBI's database, the Houston Forensic Science Center said in a statement released on Monday.

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Former Police Chief Claims JonBenét Ramsey Case Was Mishandled

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Former Police Chief Claims JonBenét Ramsey Case Was Mishandled

Originally posted 02/26/2015 12:00PM

A former Boulder, Colorado, police chief who investigated the death of 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey has acknowledged the murder case was mishandled.

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Oscars Had Nothing to Do with American Sniper Trial Guilty Verdict: Lawyer

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Eddie Ray Routh Will Appeal Guilty Verdict in American Sniper Trial This Week

Originally posted 02/25/2015 07:45PM

While American Sniper hero Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield's families praised Tuesday's verdict finding Eddie Ray Routh guilty of their murders, his lawyer tells PEOPLE he plans to appeal.

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Who Shot This Pennsylvania Mother of 4?

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Pennsylvania Murder Mystery: Snowplow Operators Find Woman Shot Dead in Car

Originally posted 02/25/2015 04:30PM

Police say 37-year-old Mya Ann Grady was on her way to work at Lady Luck Casino when she was shot in the head and left for dead in her car on the side of a Pennsylvania highway.

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Maraschino Cherry Tycoon Shoots Himself After Police Discover His Factory Is Actually a Front for Growing Pot

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Maraschino Cherry Tycoon Shoots Himself After Police Discover His Factory Is Actually a Front for Growing Pot

Originally posted 02/25/2015 03:30PM

The owner of one of the country's largest maraschino cherry suppliers fatally shot himself on Tuesday after authorities allegedly discovered his Brooklyn factory was a front for a drug operation.

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Fears Rise for 3 Teen Girls Who Fled to Syria Allegedly to Join ISIS

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Fears Rise for 3 Teen Girls Who Fled to Syria Allegedly to Join ISIS

Originally posted 02/25/2015 03:10PM

The families of three British teenage girls have spent their eighth anguished day hoping for news of the trio's whereabouts after they left home and headed for war-torn Syria.

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Key Witness in Holly Bobo Murder Dead of Apparent Suicide

A Key Witness in Holly Bobo Murder Dead of Apparent Suicide After 'Witch Hunt,' Says Lawyer

Originally posted 02/25/2015 01:45PM

A Tennessee man who was named as an initial suspect in the disappearance and death of 20-year-old nursing student Holly Bobo and later, a key witness with immunity, committed suicide on Feb. 23, his lawyer tells PEOPLE.

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California Investigators Puzzled by Disappearance of Woman on Valentine's Day

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California Investigators Puzzled by Disappearance of Woman on Valentine's Day

Originally posted 02/25/2015 08:45AM

Detectives in Orange County, California, are baffled over the Valentine's Day disappearance of 27-year-old Erica Alonso, last seen driving off in her car alone after an argument with her boyfriend following a night of partying.

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