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  • Karla Porter sentenced to life without parole in husband's death

    Karla Porter sentenced to life without parole in husband's death
    A White Marsh woman will spend the rest of her life in prison for hiring a hit man to kill her husband — a man she has insisted subjected her to years of abuse. A judge handed down the sentence Monday after jurors rejected Karla Porter's claim of...
  • Child-sex charges dropped against Chuluota pastor after months in jail

    Child-sex charges dropped against Chuluota pastor after months in jail
    State prosecutors will not pursue child-rape charges against an Orange County pastor who was accused of having inappropriate contact with a child younger than 12. David Rutherford Downs, 54, the former pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Chuluota,...
  • Facebook murder an example of social media narcissism

    There's a bit of the showoff in all creatures, and some would say that this need to brag and gloat, to stand out in the crowd is the result of centuries of evolution. Think of the peacock. Or the red cardinal. Or the athlete hot-dogging it on the court....
  • Debbie Rowe, Michael Jackson's ex-wife and kids' mom, to testify

    Debbie Rowe, Michael Jackson’s ex-wife and mother of his two oldest children, is expected to take the witness stand Wednesday in the wrongful death lawsuit brought by the singer’s family against concert promoter and producer AEG Live. Rowe...
  • Mom who left boy at beach may face charges

    The Laguna Beach Police Department is seeking to have criminal charges filed against a mother who allegedly left her 4-year-old son at Main Beach on Sunday, Capt. Jason Kravetz wrote in an email. The department filed a report of felony willful cruelty...
  • Adrian Peterson's son dies of injuries sustained in alleged assault

    The 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has died from injuries sustained in an alleged assault by the boyfriend of the child's mother, according to police in Sioux Falls, S.D. Joseph Patterson, the mother's 27-year-old boyfriend,...
  • Unhinged by the unthinkable

    It's no idle exercise to ask yourself what you would do to a person who sexually abused your child. Or how you would react if you witnessed such an incident. Recent cases, publicized in horrific detail, have made the subject a water-cooler topic, one...
  • Facebook rants carry a hefty price

    Ever ranted on Facebook? Maybe posted a snide comment or two? Most of us have, and never thought anything of it. I imagine Cincinnati photographer Mark Byron figured the same. He expressed anger about his pending divorce and child visitation issues in a...
  • Prosecutor: Jacksons' schemes not 'particularly sophisticated'

    Prosecutor: Jacksons' schemes not 'particularly sophisticated'
    The federal prosecutor whose office sent Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, to prison said Wednesday their crimes weren't "particularly sophisticated," left a long paper trail and showed a sense of "greed and entitlement." Ronald Machen Jr., U.S....
  • Michael Jackson's ex-wife offers window into singer's drug abuse

    When Michael Jackson couldn’t sleep while touring Europe in the mid-1990s, his Munich hotel room was converted to a surgical suite, outfitted to administer the powerful anesthetic propofol, his ex-wife testified Wednesday. Debbie Rowe told...
  • First Emmy Awards of the season are mostly for work in animation

    First Emmy Awards of the season are mostly for work in animation
    "The Simpsons," "Portlandia" and the Grammy Awards were among the programs honored in the first batch of winners of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. Most winners won't be announced for another month, but on Wednesday the Academy of Television Arts &...