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Glendora Yard Dug Up in 1978 Cold-Case Disappearance

Glendora, CA (KTLA) -- Police on Thursday planned to continue searching the backyard of a home in Glendora in connection with a decades-old murder mystery. Wendy Byron was 24 when she was reported missing in the summer of 1978, nearly 35 years ago

'Ghetto' tours of Bronx ended after outrage

NEW YORK (CNN) -- A New York company offering tours of Bronx neighborhoods has shut down after officials objected to its advertising that claimed to give visitors "a ride through a real New York City 'ghetto'," according to a

Two adopted Utah brothers, 4 and 10, found dead; oldest brother, 15, arrested

A 15-year-old Utah boy was arrested in connection with the slayings of his two younger adopted brothers, ages 4 and 10, who were apparently stabbed to death in their home, authorities said Thursday.

VIDEO: Gun, drug texts featured in new Trayvon Martin shooting evidence

Items taken from Trayvon Martin's cell phone -- including a text-message discussion of drug use and pictures of a gun and marijuana plants -- are among new details released Thursday by attorneys for the neighborhood watch volunteer accused

Americans having their say on divisive Keystone pipeline plan

Jobs, say hundreds of thousands of people. Pollution, say hundreds of thousands of others.

2 adopted Utah brothers, 4 and 10, found dead; oldest brother, 15, arrested

A 15-year-old Utah boy was arrested in connection with the slayings of his two younger adopted brothers, ages 4 and 10, who were apparently stabbed to death in their home, authorities said Thursday.

Arias trial jury foreman calls decision 'gut-wrenching'

A day after a jury deadlocked on whether Jodi Arias should be sentenced to death for the murder of her ex-boyfriend, the jury foreman described the decision process as tense and emotional.

Gun, drug texts feature in new Trayvon Martin shooting evidence

Items taken from Trayvon Martin's cell phone -- including a text-message discussion of drug use and pictures of a gun and marijuana plants -- are among new details released Thursday by attorneys for the neighborhood watch volunteer accused of killing

New jury to decide Jodi Arias' fate after penalty phase mistrial

An Arizona judge declared a mistrial in the penalty phase of the Jodi Arias trial Thursday after a deadlocked jury said it couldn't decide whether to sentence her to death for the murder of her ex-boyfriend.

Couple rides bridge down as it collapses into Washington state river

Dan Sligh could see it coming. An 18-wheeler carrying an oversize load had just struck part of the Interstate 5 bridge over Washington's frigid Skagit River. And the pavement was giving way.