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Paralyzed student walks at graduation

It was a moment that left his classmates in shock. In Burke, Virginia,Wednesday, a graduating senior unexpectedly got out of his wheelchair and walked across stage to receive his diploma.

All-female jury to try Zimmerman, trial starts June 24

A jury of six women was chosen Thursday to hear the case of George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer accused of murder in the 2012 killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

NYC police: Teacher accused of raping 10-year-old student

A Bronx public school teacher has been arrested and charged in the alleged rape of a 10-year-old student, according to NYPD Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne.

Woman sleeping in trash bin dumped into garbage truck

Globe, AZ (KPHO) -- An Arizona woman had the ride of her life after she fell asleep in a trash bin that was loaded into a garbage truck as it made its rounds in Globe.

4 relatives sentenced for kidnap, assault of gay man in Kentucky

A court has sentenced four relatives to years in prison for their roles in kidnapping and assaulting a gay man in Kentucky

Louisiana teen charged in 'wrestling' death of half-sister, 5

The 13-year-old boy told them he knew wrestling on TV was fake, sheriff's officials in a New Orleans suburb said.

KKK member, accomplice created lethal X-ray system, FBI says

NEW YORK (CNN) -- Two New York state men have been charged in a bizarre plan to develop a mobile X-ray system that would be used from afar to silently kill people that they deemed "undesirable," federal officials said.

British inventors claim world's first flying bicycle

Do you remember that scene in ET where the kids fly away on their BMXs? After seeing it, did you too want to peddle your bike down the street, over your house, and past the moon?

Hospital official: James Gandolfini probably died of a heart attack

ROME (CNN) -- James Gandolfini probably died of a heart attack, according to the head of a Rome hospital's emergency department where the actor was taken. The body of the actor was transferred to the morgue at the Policlinico Umberto I hospital in

For victims of 'landlords from hell,' home is where the hurt is

Think you have the landlord from hell? Think again. Did they steal your stuff? Lock you out? Threaten you with a gun?