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Woman sentenced to death set to walk free, go shopping with victim's grandson

Paula Cooper was just 16 years old when she became the youngest person on death row in the United States. That was in 1986.

Tampa Bay pitcher struck by line drive released from hospital

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb was released from the hospital Sunday, a day after getting struck in the head with a line drive.

Love or country? Immigration law means hard choices for gay couples

Melanie Servetas lived the American dream. She had a six-figure salary as an executive with Wells Fargo, a Jaguar and a three-bedroom house in sunny Southern California.

Plane carrying George W. Bush diverted after smell of smoke

A plane carrying former President George W. Bush was diverted to Louisville on Saturday night after the pilot reported the smell of smoke.

Drug cartel hitman confesses to killing at least 30 people

Investigators thought Jose Martinez may have had something to do with the shooting of an Alabama man, found dead by hunters on a forest's edge. Little did they know.

Woman dies after rear end enhancing procedure

Police in south Florida are trying to find a man who passed himself off as a doctor from Venezuela. Investigators say he administered butt-enhancing injections to a Miami woman, who died shortly after the procedure.

Thrifty shoppers rediscover secondhand fashion

Keren Charles remembers how embarrassed she was the first time she set foot in a thrift store more than 20 years ago to buy black pants for her first job. "I didn't want anyone to see me," said Charles, a 37-year old administrative assistant from

Bald eagle seized from Greencastle man's apartment

Greencastle, IN (WXIN) -- A Putnam County man has been issued a court summons after Indiana Conservation officers found a bald eagle inside his apartment.

Antiviral drugs help prevent HIV infection in IV drug users

Treating intravenous drug users with antiviral drugs many reduce their chances of HIV infection, according to a new study published Wednesday in the British medical journal The Lancet.

The pope said what? Six stunners from Francis

Pope Francis has encouraged his flock of 1 billion Catholics not to be "starched Christians" who chat about theology over tea. He's been taking his own advice. Since his election in March, Francis has shown a penchant for delivering blunt and u