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After Tragic Death of Teen Daughter, Parents Get Boat Safety Law Passed in Connecticut

Originally posted 09/03/2015 10:55AM

On a warm summer day last August, 16-year-old Emily Fedorko took off with friends for a fun day of tubing in the waters of Long Island Sound near Greenwich, Connecticut.

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Can't Buy Me Love Star Amanda Peterson Died of an Accidental Drug Overdose: Report

Can't Buy Me Love Star Amanda Peterson Died of an Accidental Drug Overdose: Report

Originally posted 09/02/2015 07:00PM

Can't Buy Me Love star Amanda Peterson died of acute morphine toxicity, the Weld County Coroner's Office in Colorado said in a statement to PEOPLE.

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Slain TV Reporter's Life Celebrated by Friends and Family: 'She Would Have Wanted One Big Party and That's What We Had'

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Slain TV Reporter's Life Celebrated by Friends and Family: 'She Would Have Wanted One Big Party and That's What We Had'

Originally posted 09/02/2015 08:00AM

Alison Parker loved a good party: the music, the food, and the beautiful clothes that hung with natural elegance on her lithe, 5-foot-9 ballet-dancer frame. "She was a force of nature," both her father and a best friend tell PEOPLE.

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Former WWE Star Jimmy Snuka Charged With 1983 Murder of Ex Girlfriend

Former WWE Star Jimmy Snuka Charged With 1983 Murder of Ex Girlfriend

Originally posted 09/01/2015 07:00PM

Former WWE star, Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, was charged on Tuesday with the 1983 murder of his ex-girlfriend, Nancy Argentino.

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Oklahoma Labor Commissioner's Son Charged with Fatally Stabbing His Father

Oklahoma Labor Commissioner's Son Charged with Fatally Stabbing His Father

Originally posted 08/31/2015 10:40PM

Christian Costello was charged with first-degree murder on Monday – a week after he allegedly stabbed his politician father, Mark Costello, to death.

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White Supremacist Convicted of Capital Murder

White Supremacist Convicted of Capital Murder Tells Court: 'You Probably Won't Sleep Tonight'

Originally posted 08/31/2015 07:00PM

After about two hours of jury deliberation, Frazier Glenn Miller was convicted of capital murder on Monday.

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Justin Bieber Look-Alike Tobias Sheldon Found Dead at 35

Originally posted 08/26/2015 09:00PM



Tobias "Toby" Sheldon, the 35-year-old who spent more $100,000 on plastic surgery to look like Justin Bieber, has been found dead, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

According to TMZ, officials found his body on Friday in a Motel 6 in California's San Fernando Valley. Officers found drugs at the scene, but no cause of death has been determined.

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'My Sister Was a Fighter': Brother of Iconic 9/11 'Dust Lady' Speaks Out After Her Death from Stomach Cancer

'My Sister Was a Fighter': Brother of Iconic 9/11 'Dust Lady' Speaks Out After Her Death from Stomach Cancer

Originally posted 08/26/2015 05:45PM

The family of Marcy Borders, a 9/11 survivor who became known as the "dust lady" after she was photographed covered in ash following the attack on the World Trade Center, says his sister was a "fighter" following her death from stomach cancer on Tuesday at age 42.

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'Dust Lady' in Iconic 9/11 Photo Dies from Stomach Cancer

Woman Covered in Dust in Iconic 9/11 Photo Dies from Stomach Cancer

Originally posted 08/26/2015 01:15AM

Marcy Borders, a 9/11 survivor who became known as the "dust lady" after she was photographed covered in ash following the destruction of the World Trade Center, has died following a yearlong battle with stomach cancer. She was 42.

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