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Rebecca Sedwick bullying case: Charges dropped, lawyers say

Two teenage girls accused of aggravated stalking in the case of a young Florida girl who jumped to her death no longer face criminal charges, lawyers said Wednesday.

Family: Cops warned accuser about pursuing rape case against Jameis Winston

The family of the woman who has accused Florida State quarterback and Heisman hopeful Jameis Winston of rape says her attorney was warned by police that Tallahassee is a "big football town" and her life could be miserable if she pursu

GM's rare new breed: Small pickup

General Motors unveiled a rare new breed of pickup truck at the Los Angeles Auto Show: A redesigned Chevrolet Colorado

Massachusetts high school cancels football games after racial slur spraypainted on player's home

A Massachusetts high school football team canceled the rest of its season after someone scrawled a racial epithet on the home of one of its players. "Knights don't need [the n-word]," the slur read.

Serial killer Joseph Franklin executed after hours of delay

White supremacist serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin was executed Wednesday morning after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his final requests for a stay, the Missouri Department of Public Safety said.

George Zimmerman posts $9,000 bail in domestic violence case

A Florida judge on Tuesday set bail for George Zimmerman at $9,000 and ordered a number of conditions for his freedom -- including that he not possess weapons -- while he awaits trial on charges he pointed a shotgun at his girlfriend.

John Edwards goes back to practicing law

Former presidential nominee John Edwards of North Carolina will return to the practice of law, CNN affiliate WRAL reported Monday.

Woman dies after vehicle drags her 3 miles down Massachusetts road

A woman died after a vehicle struck her in a Massachusetts town late Monday and dragged her for more than three miles, authorities said.

George Zimmerman due in court today after allegedly pointing gun at girlfriend

Four months after he was acquitted of murdering teenager Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman is expected to return to court Tuesday in Florida's Seminole County -- this time after allegedly pointing a shotgun at his girlfriend.

2 are dead in Colorado mine accident; 19 injured

Authorities do not yet know what caused an accident at a silver mine in southwest Colorado that killed two miners and injured 19.