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New York Man Fakes His Own Kidnapping to Avoid Girlfriend’s Ire

It is unclear where he was, but it is clear that he was away for two weeks and scared to death to face his girlfriend, so 36-year-old Rahmell Pettway faked his own kidnapping.

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Teenager Shocked After Catching Teacher on Video Stealing from Students’ Backpacks

Sure, teachers may be underpaid, but there’s got to be a better way for them to make some extra money besides stealing.

From their students.

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Waterville Police Looking for Help to I.D. Bank Robbery Supect

The Waterville Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying the man who robbed KeyBank on Kennedy Memorial Drive Thursday, Feb. 21. The robber escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Oscar Pistorius Awarded Bail in Murder of Girlfriend

Oscar Pistorius was awarded bail Friday in the case where he’s been accused of murdering his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.

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Mario Villafuerte, Getty Images

Oakland Woman Arrested for Abusing 911 System

An Oakland woman arrested two weeks ago for repeatedly dialing 911 without a good reason was arrested again this week. It was for the same crime. In fact, she has faced the same charge four times.

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Thieves Pull Off $50 Million Diamond Heist (Yes, $50 Million)

It's the kind of thing that, if you saw it in a movie, you'd call it implausible: international jewel thieves stole $50 million in diamonds at the airport.

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Disabled Track Star Oscar Pistorius Charged in Murder of Girlfriend

Track star Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympian and double amputee nicknamed “Blade Runner” for his artificial legs, has been charged in the murder of his girlfriend, who died Thursday.

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Rude Girl Flips Off Judge, Gets 30 Days in Lockup

Left on her own without legal representation, this girl (who was awaiting arraignment for a first arrest) was in over her head. It probably also didn't help that she didn't get the sobering reality of being physically present in court to knock some sense into her, since this is a video arraignment taking place from jail, where she is nervous and surrounded by other inmates. Oh, and it doesn't help that this judge is clearly some kind of jerk.

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First Woman Set to Be Executed in U.S. in Three Years

Kimberly McCarthy, who was convicted and sentenced to death for the robbery and murder of Dorothy Booth in 1997, will be executed by the state of Texas Tuesday night. She will be the first woman since 2010 to be put to death in the United States.

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Kennebec County Sheriff's Office

Police Looking for Suspect in Sunday’s (Jan. 27) Farmingdale Armed Robbery

The Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office has released security footage of the robbery at the Circle K convenience store on Main Ave., Farmingdale Sunday night, Jan. 27th.

The woman entered the store just before 7:30pm and after first blending in with other customers, confronted the cashier with a pistol. She left with an undisclosed amount of money and headed north on foot.

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