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Cop who bought shoplifter groceries: 'I could relate'

The Florida police officer who bought groceries for a shoplifter and her children says she did it "just because I needed to."

FDA to vets: Watch out for jerky pet treats; some linked to illness, death

If you feed your pet a jerky treat and it gets sick or dies, the Food and Drug Administration wants to hear from you.

'Justice For Daisy' draws hundreds of demonstrators in Missouri rape case

What began as an online protest over the controversial case of an alleged rape of a then-14-year-old girl became a street demonstration Tuesday night as hundreds of protestors gathered in a small Missouri town demanding "Justice for Daisy.

Man who confessed to drunk driving in viral video to learn sentence, faces up to 8 1/2 years

Matthew Cordle became a national story when he confessed on a viral video that he killed a man. He begged others not to drink and drive. He said he'll take responsibility for his actions.

Baton Rouge police investigating late-night shooting death

Local authorities are looking for any information regarding the a shooting death of a Baton Rouge man. The incident happened on October 21 around 10:39 p.m. in the 10100 block of Ballina Avenue.

CeeLo Green accused of giving woman ecstasy, but DA declines rape charge

CeeLo Green, a singer who is a coach on the television singing competition "The Voice," has pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of giving the drug ecstasy to a woman who also accused him of sexually assaulting her last year, accordi

Unemployment falls but hiring slows

The unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since November 2008, but the government's latest jobs report still shows a muddled picture of the economy.

Facebook lifts ban on beheading videos

 Facebook has stirred up a storm with a controversial decision to lift a ban on violent videos, including beheadings.

Slain Nevada teacher 'put his life on the line'

The Nevada teacher credited with shielding students from a young gunman was a Marine veteran who survived distant battlefields but died on a school playground.

Man who punches woman after Jets-Patriots game has criminal past

A male New York Jets fan who punched a female New England Patriots fan following Sunday's overtime football game at MetLife Stadium spent three years in jail for stabbing a teenager to death in a fight nearly two decades ago.