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Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Appears in Court

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FBI(BOSTON) — With a slight, scruffy beard and long, tousled hair, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev appeared in federal court Thursday — the first time he’s been seen inRead More

49ers Drop Ray McDonald Following Alleged Sex Assault

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Christian Petersen/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — Amid allegations of possible sexual assault, San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald was released by his team Wednesday. In a statement, 49ers General ManagerRead More

Pedestrians Struck in Deadly Crash in Redondo Beach, California

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iStock/Thinkstock(REDONDO BEACH, Calif.) — At least one person is dead, with up to 12 others injured after a car slammed into a group of pedestrians Wednesday in Redondo Beach, California,Read More

Deployed Airman Dressed as Santa Claus Surprises Son

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Fuse/Thinkstock(MT. JULIET, Tenn.) — Aaron Williams, a kindergartner from Tennessee, may never look at a Santa Claus anywhere, anytime the same way again. The 6-year-old was surprised at his schoolRead More

Former Justice of the Peace Sentenced to Death for 2013 Murders

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Kuzma/iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — A Texas jury sentenced former Justice of the Peace Eric Williams to death in connection with the 2013 murder of the wife of a district attorney. The juryRead More

Suspect in Kidnap of New Hampshire Girl Faces 205 Charges

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New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office(CONCORD, N.H.) — A New Hampshire man who allegedly kidnapped a teenage girl and held her for nine months now faces more than 200 charges, includingRead More

Montana Man Found Guilty in Slaying of German Exchange Student

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iStock/Thinkstock(GRANT CREEK, Mont.) — Markus Kaarma has been found guilty in the slaying of 17-year-old German exchange student Diren Dede, whom he shot after the teen wandered into Kaarma’s GrantRead More

Meteorologist Shot Outside Texas TV Station

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KCEN/Facebook(WACO, Texas) — A Texas meteorologist was shot Wednesday outside a TV station in Waco, police said. The suspect fled after allegedly shooting Patrick Crawford, NBC affiliate KCEN’s morning meteorologist,Read More

After Five Years in Prison, Alan Gross Says It's 'Good to Be Home'

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ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Alan Gross, the American subcontractor released Wednesday morning after more than five years in a Cuban prison, says it’s “good to be home.” “What a blessing itRead More

Boston Marathon Suspect to Make Court Appearance Thursday

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FBI(BOSTON) — Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is expected to appear in federal court for a final status conference hearing Thursday before his trial is slated to begin onRead More