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Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez may hear Thursday if grand jury has indicted him

Former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez will be back in court Thursday, where he may learn whether a grand jury has voted to indict him for Odin Lloyd's killing and other weapons charges.

Another sex harassment accusation for San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

Another woman has come forward to accuse San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment.

Georgia school shooting suspect was arrested in March

A man accused of opening fire at an Atlanta-area elementary school this week had been arrested five months earlier on suspicion of threatening to kill his brother, a district attorney in Georgia's Henry County said Wednesday.

James DiMaggio family requests DNA samples for Hannah Anderson, her brother

James DiMaggio's family is requesting DNA samples from the family of Hannah Anderson, the 16-year-old girl he's accused of kidnapping and whose mother and brother were found dead in his burned home.

Texas killer nurse Genene Jones set to walk free

Back in 1982, Chelsea McClellan -- just 15 months old -- needed immunizations. It was routine stuff, so Chelsea's mother took her to a local clinic in Kerrville, Texas. What happened there was anything but routine.

'Traffic was nuts': LeBron James gets police escort to concert

He may be the King of Miami, but should LeBron James be treated like a head of state?

Police: Australian baseball player killed by Oklahoma teens - just because

A random act of violence has left a promising 22-year-old college baseball player dead, a family devastated and two countries half a world apart rattled.

New Google Maps can help you avoid traffic

Mapping apps on phones have already replaced dedicated navigation devices for many drivers trying to find unfamiliar addresses. Now, Google Maps will notify drivers about more traffic jams as well.

Fire sale in Gary, Indiana: Homes for $1

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The city of Gary, Ind., is running a real estate fire sale: A dozen homes for $1 each.

Day care workers fired over photos mocking kids on Instagram

Two Virginia day care workers have been fired after photos of children in their care showed up on Instagram -- along with comments making fun of them.