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These are the women who plan to testify against Harvey Weinstein

These are the women who plan to testify against Harvey Weinstein

Several actresses, a production assistant and a scriptwriter are expected to face Harvey Weinstein in court. At least 100 women have publicly accused the disgraced media mogul of sexual abuse but the vast majority will have no part in the trial. Jurors at a New York state court will only hear six of them. Harvey…MORE

Former Maryland cop charged with rape, attempting to infect victim with HIV

Former Maryland cop charged with rape, attempting to infect victim with HIV

A former Maryland police officer was indicted Tuesday on 11 charges, including rape and attempting to infect a woman with HIV. Martique Vanderpool, a 30-year-old who police say is HIV-positive, is accused of raping a woman after a traffic stop, when he was an officer of the Fairmount Heights Police, according to the Prince George’s…MORE

Investigators believe ‘Pillowcase Rapist’ possibly in custody, report says

Investigators believe ‘Pillowcase Rapist’ possibly in custody, report says

A Florida man has been arrested in a cold case 1983 rape — and law enforcement sources have told the Miami Herald that authorities believe he’s responsible for much more: a notorious string of 1980s South Florida assaults collectively known as the “Pillowcase Rapist” cases. Reacting to the Herald report about the arrest and its…MORE

1 person killed and 5 injured in downtown Seattle shooting

1 person killed and 5 injured in downtown Seattle shooting

Authorities are searching for a gunman after one person was killed and several others were injured in a shooting in downtown Seattle, police and fire officials said Wednesday. The shooting was reported Wednesday afternoon near Fourth Avenue and Pine Street, near Westlake Park, police tweeted. Seattle Fire Department Chief Harold Scoggins said one person was…MORE

Mr. Peanut is dead for some reason

Mr. Peanut is dead for some reason

Mr. Peanut, the 104-year old mascot of the Planters snack food company, has died after sacrificing himself in what appears to be a traumatic road accident. Sounds like the perfect setup for a Super Bowl commercial! Planters made the announcement in a series of tweets and news releases Wednesday. “In the ultimate selfless act, he…MORE

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