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Air Force will discharge sexual assault offenders

Airmen who commit sexual assaults will be discharged, and senior commanders must review actions taken on sexual assault cases under new Air Force initiatives that took effect recently.

EXIT SANDMAN: Riviera wins MVP in final ASG appearance

In one-of-a-kind fashion, the New York Yankees 18-year veteran closer, Mariano Riviera, took to the field in the eight inning of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday night at Citi Field.

Body of missing 6-year-old found in garbage can

Louisiana authorities said Tuesday they found the body of a missing 6-year-old girl, stabbed and stuffed in a trash can down the street from her home.

Boston bomber covers Rolling Stone Magazine

The cover of Rolling Stone magazine is usually reserved for rock stars, actors and other celebrities, but the August 3rd edition features someone who isn't infamous and there's already a social media backlash.

EXIT SANDMAN: Riviera wins MVP in final ASG appearance

In one-of-a-kind fashion, the New York Yankees 18-year veteran closer, Mariano Riviera, took to the field in the eight inning of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday night at Citi Field.

11-year-old accused of taking already stolen AK-47, pistol during burglary; 2 adults also arrested

An 11-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man are accused of breaking into a home. Among the items stolen were a pistol and an AK-47 assault rifle with magazines and ammunition. Oddly, both firearms were already reported stolen.

Father gets 3 life sentences for killing daughters

A 35-year-old father found to be sane when he killed his three young daughters last July was sentenced to three life sentences without the possibility of parole Monday.

Zimmerman trial protestors react violently in the streets; Burn American flag, possibly attacked people

Unabated anger over the acquittal of George Zimmerman played out Tuesday in violent protests on gritty California streets and some other cities across the nation, as well as on social media sites.

Martin 'star witness' upset, angry by verdict

The friend who was on the phone with Trayvon Martin when his fatal confrontation with George Zimmerman began said Monday she is "disappointed, upset, angry, questioning and mad" at Zimmerman's acquittal on murder charges.

Reality star claims victim of sexual battery ‘should be thankful’ he reached up her skirt

A former television cast member learned a new lesson about reality behind bars in prison over the weekend. He’s accused of sexual battery and resisting arrest after an incident at a popular nightclub in Lafayette.