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With life in prison on the table, Whitey Bulger faces judge Wednesday

James "Whitey" Bulger, the convicted Boston mobster whose rise and fall was as convoluted as any Hollywood script, goes before a judge Wednesday with prosecutors calling for him to be locked away for life.

Marissa Alexander, Florida woman in warning-shot case, may be freed

She's won a new trial. And now, Marissa Alexander may learn Wednesday whether she can get out of prison while she waits for that trial.

The Better Business Bureau Helps Donors Avoid Scams

Many people are giving donations to help provide aid in the Phillipines after typhoon Haiyan. The Red Cross and the Better Business Bureau are encouraging donors to verify the credibility of an organization before sending their donations.

MacNeill daughter says her mom 'finally has justice'

After six years of relentlessly pursing justice for Michele MacNeill, her daughter is thankful that justice has finally be served.

Detroit woman's autopsy leaves questions

A 19-year-old Detroit woman who was shot and killed on the front porch of a home was not shot at close range, according to an autopsy report.

Oldest World War II vet Richard Overton, 107, honored by President Obama

At 107 years old, World War II veteran Richard Overton credits God for his longevity.

SeaWorld challenges ban limiting interaction between whale and trainer

No stranger to performances, SeaWorld must put on a very different kind of show Tuesday in what could be a make or break day for the aquatic entertainment giant.

Gas under $3 - coming to a station near you

It's becoming easier and easier to find gas for less than $3 a gallon.

Cold spell to grip most of U.S.

Bundle up; it's about to get chilly.

Thanks for your service, vets! Now try finding a job

Suddenly, Patrick Caruso's days as a Marine were done. Like many young men and women who've served their country, Caruso's first weeks back in the civilian world felt "kind of like a shell shock."