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Man Drives Across US, Confesses to 1997 Homicide

A cold case homicide has been solved after a man, apparently racked with guilt, drove across the country to confess killing an Arizona woman with a flashlight more than 15 years ago. Matthew Gibson has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after driving from North Carolina to Arizona to...

Florida grad student's killer sentenced to death

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Kentrell Johnson, 43, is one of three men convicted in the fatal beating and stabbing of a 29-year-old Florida State University student in 2010

Text message key in search for missing U.Va student

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Missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham texted friends that she was lost on the morning she vanished -- but did she give them the wrong location?

Mo. teen in coma after being hit by police stun gun

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FBI investigating whether police near Kansas City, Mo., used excessive force during traffic stop that left the 17-year-old in critical condition

Man charged with killing woman, eating organs

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In an affidavit filed Monday, police allege Joseph Oberhansley admitted to breaking into Tammy Jo Blanton's home and killing her

Body found in submerged car likely missing Ind. mom

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The disappearance of the Indiana mother of two last seen Aug. 15 garnered national media attention and sparked widespread searches

U.S. anti-terror program to target Minneapolis-St. Paul

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Pilot program designed to stop extremists from recruiting Americans to join terror organizations overseas

Teen accused of assault hours after jail release

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Prep football star quarterback Jayru Campbell, 17, allegedly assaulted a female student Friday at a high school in Detroit; he previously served 60 days in jail for body-slamming a guard at the school

Twitter Sleuths Help Track Down Hate-Crime Suspects

A gay couple strolling around Philadelphia's Center City last week was harassed and assaulted by "a group of preppy-looking young adults," NBC 10 reports—but thanks to some social-media Sherlocks, police have made great headway in solving the case. A group of about a dozen people approached the victims at...

Sommer Trent Jailed After Choking Husband For Not Buying Her A Cowboy Hat

NASHVILLE, TN – Sommer Trent spent some time in jail after police say she choked her husband in front of a restaurant because he refused to buy her a cowboy hat. According to police, 33-year-old Trent and her husband were in Nashville...Show More Summary

Prosecutors mull charges for ice bucket pranksters

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A group of teens in Bay Ridge, Ohio is accused of dumping a mixture of urine and tobacco on a special needs boy who thought he was taking the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" earlier this month

NY Man Recruited for ISIS: Federal Indictment

A man from Rochester, NY, was indicted yesterday on charges of attempting to help three people (two of them FBI informants) travel to Syria to take up arms with ISIS, including sending $600 cash to a potential recruit in Yemen, according to a Justice Department statement picked up by the...

On-the-run Pa. trooper killer talked about mass murder

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Officials say their big break in IDing man who ambushed police barracks came from an SUV he abandoned in forest swamp

Jodi Arias selling glasses she wore at murder trial

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If you want your own so-called piece of "history" from the trial of convicted killer Jodi Arias, her eyewear is for sale

Adrian Peterson fallout over "spanking joke"

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Restaurant slammed, apologizes for Facebook post about NFL star's child abuse case

Walnut woman sentenced to prison in stabbing death of husband

A 46-year-old Walnut woman was sentenced Sept. 9 to 20 years to life in state prison for stabbing her estranged husband to death, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge...Show More Summary

Hector Angel Cantun, 18

Hector Angel Cantun, an 18-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the 100 block of North Toluca Street in Echo Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. Residents in the area heard gunshots shortly before 8:15 p.m. Show More Summary

David Grissom, 17

David Grissom, a 17-year-old black boy, was fatally shot Tuesday, Sept. 9, near West 28th Street and Hillcrest Drive in West-Adams, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. Shortly before 10:15 a.m., Grissom was approaching...Show More Summary

Trudy Elizabeth Douglass, 53

Trudy Elizabeth Douglass, a 53-year-old white female, died Monday, Sept. 8, in Van Nuys, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Joaquin Hinojos, 20

Joaquin Hinojos, a 20-year-old white male, died Sunday, Sept. 7, in Lynwood, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. The cause of death is pending.

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