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  • Woman slashes her children’s throats to quiet them

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — A young mother in Washington State has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say she cut her children’s throats in an attempt to keep them quiet. Over the weekend, Christina Booth called 911 to report that her three children were crying non-stop and “needed medical attention,” according to a recent probable cause filing The 28-year-old and her husband Thomas Booth have three children, a 2-year-old and two 6-month-old twins. When officers arrived at the Olympia, Washington home […]

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    Website encourages students to pay to cheat

    SAGINAW, Mich. — A New York-based company is raking in the dough and not offering apologies for a service that helps students cheat their way through college. The website’s name says it all. The name of the site is Pay Me to Do Your Homework — www.paymetodoyourhomework.com. Jessica Mott is the owner of the website. Mott says the website may be immoral but it is not illegal. Most of the customers are college students looking to cheat in an online […]

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    Two former Vanderbilt football players found guilty of rape

    NASHVILLE — Two former Vanderbilt University football players were found guilty of rape and sexual battery by a Nashville jury on Tuesday, CNN affiliates reported. Corey Lamont Batey, 21, and Brandon Robert Vandenburg, 21, were each convicted on four counts of aggravated rape, one count of attempted aggravated rape and two counts of aggravated sexual battery. Vandenburg was also convicted of tampering with evidence and unlawful photography. The victim, who was unconscious when she was raped in a dormitory on […]

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    ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot looks ‘grim, dark’ in new trailer

    When you think of the “Fantastic Four,” you likely don’t think of grim, dark imagery. But if a trailer unleashed Tuesday is any indication, Marvel’s first family of superheroes are being rebooted into exactly that. 20th Century Fox’s new take on the foursome — last seen in 2007’s “Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer” — looks quite different from what we’re used to. For starters, all four of the lead cast members look to be younger than their predecessors, […]

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    Man charged with murder in death of Craigslist car couple

    TELFAIR COUNTY, Ga. — A south Georgia man was charged Tuesday with murder in the death of a couple who went missing last week after contacting a car seller on Craigslist, police said. Ronnie “Jay” Adrian Towns, 28, also was charged with armed robbery, the Telfair County Sheriff’s Office said on its website. A judge denied bail for Towns, who also waived his right to a preliminary hearing. After Towns’ initial appearance, reporters shouted questions as he was led from […]

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    Wrongfully imprisoned man gets free trip to Super Bowl

    When Ryan Ferguson and his dad travel this week to Glendale, Arizona, for the Super Bowl, it will be a bucket-list experience. And yet for them it will be so much more. For Ferguson, a Missouri native, it’ll be a chance to thank his father, Bill — the man who never stopped fighting for him while he spent 10 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit. “Being able to do this with my father after all he’s done […]

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    Watch the NFL’s chilling domestic violence Super Bowl ad

    NEW YORK — The National Football League is running an ad during the Super Bowl addressing the issue that’s been dogging it all year: Domestic Violence. The somber spot, produced by the domestic violence advocacy group NoMore.org, is a stark contrast to the Super Bowl’s traditionally humorous ads. It shows a home that’s obviously been the scene of a struggle, with broken pictures and a hole punched in the wall. The soundtrack is a woman calling 911 but pretending to […]

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    IRS warns of shady tax preparers stealing refunds and identities

    NEW YORK — Tax preparers are supposed to help you navigate the complex world of tax returns and tax laws, not steal your money. While most preparers provide “honest, high-quality” service, there are some who are dishonest and unscrupulous, the IRS said Tuesday. They will engage in refund fraud, identity theft and other illegal scams that can hurt you. “We see bad actors every year that steal from their clients or compromise returns in ways that can severely harm taxpayers,” […]

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    Boy Scout dies in zip line accident

    PHOENIX, Ariz. — An East Valley teen is dead after an accident involving a zip line. 3TV has learned the 15-year-old boy who was killed was Tony Flores. It happened Saturday morning in the Forest Lakes community. A spokesman for the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office said the 15-year-old was participating in a Boy Scout troop activity at a private residence at the time of the accident. The nine boys and two adults were part of Boy Scout Troop 737 out […]

  • Google Fiber expands to four more cities

    Google high-speed Internet coming to parts of NC

    RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory appeared with executives from Google Tuesday afternoon to announce that Google is bringing its ultrafast internet and TV service to Carrboro, Cary, Chapel Hill, Durham, Garner, Morrisville, and Raleigh, WTVD reported. Google claims its internet service is up to 100 times faster than basic broadband service. Not only does that mean faster streaming of video services like Netflix, but it would also be a huge economic advantage for the Triangle in terms […]

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    New Yorkers seeking ‘Blizzard Buddies’ on Craigslist

    Forget the bread and milk. Some snowbound New Yorkers are seeking a more, er, intimate kind of nourishment. With the Northeast U.S. bracing for a massive storm that’s expected to drop up to 3 feet of snow before it ends Tuesday, a flurry of New Yorkers are placing online ads seeking “blizzard buddies” for companionship, snuggling and, in so many words, sex. A search of Craiglist’s recent personal ads for “snow” or “blizzard” turns up scores of New York-area listings […]

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    Fans call to #BoycottHershey after import ban

    HERSHEY, Pa. — Chocolate buffs are clamoring for the Hershey Co. to “gimme a break” after the chocolate manufacturer reached a settlement with an importer to stop distributing British-made candy bars. Let’s Buy British Imports, one of the nation’s top distributors of popular food brands from the UK, South Africa and Australia, agreed last week to stop selling confections like Maltesers and Toffee Crisps to stateside retail outlets and restaurants. Hershey, which was established in 1894, has more than 80 […]

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