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Their son was killed. They believe his parrot is telling people who pulled the trigger.

By Peter Holley<p>, Reporter<p>A possible murder witness is talking.<p>The question is whether anyone should listen.<p>His name is Bud, and he’s an African gray parrot in Ensley Township, Mich., with a filthy mouth, according to NBC affiliate WOOD-TV.<p>His latest phrase — the one he won’t stop shouting at the …

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West Virginia couple accused of trying to sell baby for drugs

A West Virginia couple was arrested after they tried to sell the woman’s 3-month-old baby reportedly to buy drugs, authorities say.<p>Jonathan Flint, 20, and Ashley Harmon, 25, of Layland, West Virginia, attempted to sell the infant for $1,000 and then $500, WSAZ-TV reported.<p>Investigators believe …

Crime-Spree Couple Kidnap Victim: 'They Wanted to Get Married'

A hotel clerk kidnapped at gunpoint by Bonnie-and-Clyde-style bandits now wanted in a multi-state crime spree said the couple was hearing wedding bells when they went on the run.<p>"They wanted to get married," said Kyle Dease, 26, who was abducted by the armed-and-dangerous lovebirds for a couple of …

Wife crashes her own funeral, horrifying her husband, who had paid to have her killed

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>Noela Rukundo sat in a car outside her home in Melbourne, Australia, watching as the last few mourners filed out. They were leaving a funeral — her funeral.<p>Finally, she spotted the man she’d been waiting for. She stepped out of her car, and her husband put his hands on his …

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Walmart Proposal Kicks Off Romantic Night Of Sex Toy Stealing: Cops

The couple is accused of stealing two thongs, oral sex candy and a vibrator.<p>Ain't love grand?<p>A couple that celebrated its engagement at a Walmart with a $29.62 ring and a dramatic proposal over the PA system spent the night in separate jail cells after allegedly shoplifting sex toys.<p>Bay City …

New Mexico Couple Buried in Car for 20 Hours During Monster Snowdrift

Jimmy and Betty Anderson were supposed to deliver the news last weekend. Instead, the married couple from New Mexico became the story after they were stuck in a 12-foot snowdrift for a staggering 20 hours.<p>The opportunity to finally be freed would be a daunting and dangerous waiting game.<p>On Saturday …

Maryland police officer accused of biting testicles has left department

(Reuters) - An off-duty Maryland police officer charged with biting a man's testicles during a fight is no longer working for the department, a spokeswoman said on Monday.<p>Police officer Michael Flaig, 31, of Anne Arundel County, left the department for unspecified reasons on Sept. 25, spokeswoman …

'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon arrested, accused of choking girlfriend

<b>(CNN) —</b> Actor Nicholas Brendon, known for roles in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Criminal Minds," was arrested Wednesday in Saratoga Springs, New York.<p>Brendon was charged with robbery, two counts of criminal mischief and obstruction of breathing or blood circulation.<p>It was his fourth arrest …

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Michelle Carter can face manslaughter charge for allegedly encouraging boyfriend’s suicide, judge rules

By Michael E. Miller<p>, Reporter<p>The controversial case against Michelle Carter can go ahead, a judge ruled Wednesday.<p>Carter, 18, is facing involuntary manslaughter charges in a Massachusetts juvenile court over the suicide of her boyfriend.<p>According to prosecutors, Carter relentlessly pressured …

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The fan letters James Holmes receives in prison

James Holmes will spend the rest of his life behind bars for the 2012 theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado, but that hasn't stopped scores of women …

Woman who shot alleged attacker may have slain a serial killer, police say

By Peter Holley<p>, Reporter<p>A woman in Charleston, W.Va., may have saved her own life and the lives of many other women, as well, when she shot and killed an alleged attacker in her home last week.<p>Neal Falls showed up at the woman’s home on July 18 after answering an escort ad she had placed on …

Two Ohio Teens Apprehended in West Virginia After Alleged Crime Spree

U.S. news<p>Two Ohio teenagers who are suspected of a crime spree spanning three states and more than five days were caught Saturday morning in West Virginia, authorities said.<p>Triston Kindle, 16, and Rose May, 15, were apprehended by West Virginia State Police after they crashed a stolen vehicle while …

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Kurt Busch suspended indefinitely by NASCAR, won't race in Daytona 500

Kurt Busch will miss the Daytona 500, and finds himself once again fighting for his career.<p>Busch was suspended by NASCAR indefinitely Friday after a judge said the 2004 former champion almost surely choked and beat a former girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more …

Virginia's Former First Lady Maureen McDonnell Sentenced To 1 Year In Prison

A federal judge has sentenced Maureen McDonnell, the wife of former Gov. Bob McDonnell, to 12 months in prison, plus one day. Last fall, a jury found the McDonnells guilty in a corruption trial that charged them with taking gifts and loans from a vitamin entrepreneur in exchange for favors.<p>U.S. …

Watch This Angry Mom Interrupt Her Son’s Terrible Music Video In Hilarious Fashion

The music video game is a tough racket to crack — sometimes you have to fake it ’til you make it. For this aspiring musician, that meant improvising with extremely limited resources. Namely: a beat up car, an oscillating fan, a few extension cords, and the risk that his mom would interrupt filming …

Kentucky Teens Dalton Hayes, Cheyenne Phillips on the Run for 12 Days

An 18-year-old Kentucky man and his 13-year-old girlfriend who have been missing for 12 days are believed to have taken off on a crime spree across the South, authorities said Thursday, during which they're suspected of having stolen at least two vehicles — one of which had guns in it.<p>"It is …