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4 Years Later, Remembering 12 People Killed in Virginia Beach Municipal Building Shooting
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Life After 'Survivor' : 10 Winners Tell All
Attorney Jose Baez Looks for Another Win with Tory Lanez, Who Was Convicted of Shooting Megan Thee Stallion
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'Survivor' Winner Nick Wilson — Now a State Lawmaker — Addresses Backlash for Controversial 'Anti-Trans' Bill
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Former Soldier Fatally Shoots 3 Children While They Slept, Kills Another Man, Before Turning Gun on Himself
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Utah Woman Who Stopped to Help Pair of Dogs Is Attacked by Them, Then Saved by Good Samaritan Bus Driver
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Items Belonging to the Murdaugh Family Put Up for Auction
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Family of Stephen Smith, Who Was Found Dead Near Alex Murdaugh's Home, Raises Money to Exhume His Body
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Married 'Teacher of the Year' Had Photo in Wallet of Student, 13, Who She's Accused of Sexually Abusing: D.A.
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9-Year-Old Nev. Boy Is Killed by Stray Bullet While Home Watching 'SpongeBob SquarePants'
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Texas Mom Allegedly Stabs 4-Year-Old Son to Death in Front of Her Mother; Both Women Charged
Former Pop Star and Convicted Child Molester Gary Glitter Returns to Jail After Allegedly Violating His Bond
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Minn. Couple and Adult Son Found Fatally Shot a Day After Suspect Was Also Found Dead
Circuit Judge Clifton Newman asks prospective jurors questions before the Alex Murdaugh murder trial at the Colleton County Courthouse on Monday, Jan. 23, 2023.
What to Know About South Carolina Judge Who Sentenced Alex Murdaugh to 2 Life Terms in Prison
Alex Murdaugh stands in the courtroom at the Colleton County Courthouse in Walterboro, S.C., Thursday, March 2, 2023. Murdaugh was found guilty on two counts of murder in the shooting deaths in June 2021 of his wife Maggie and son Paul. Murdaugh faces 30 years to life in prison without parole when he is sentenced.
Alex Murdaugh Gets 2 Life Sentences in Prison for Murders of Wife and Son
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Alex Murdaugh: What the Residents of His Tight-Knit South Carolina Community Think of His Gripping Testimony
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Inside the Alex Murdaugh Double Murder Trial: Could He Go Free?
Defendant Alex Murdaugh, seated between his two layers Jim Griffin and Dick Harpootlian, listens during his double murder trial at the Colleton County Courthouse in Walterboro, S.C., Friday, Jan. 27, 2023.
Alex Murdaugh Cries on the Stand During Testimony: 'I Did Not Shoot My Wife and Son'
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Matt Rourke/AP/Shutterstock (13694852g) Bryan Kohberger, who is accused of killing four University of Idaho students, is escorted to an extradition hearing at the Monroe County Courthouse in Stroudsburg, Pa Four Dead University of Idaho, Stroudsburg, United States - 03 Jan 2023
Accused Idaho Killer Bryan Kohberger Allegedly Had Pictures of Victim on His Phone: Source
Buster Murdaugh, the son of Alex Murdaugh, testifies during his father's trial at the Colleton County Courthouse in Walterboro, S.C., on February 21, 2023
Buster Murdaugh 'Knew a Little Bit' About Dad's Drug Addiction, and that Slain Mom, Brother Found Pills
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Buster Murdaugh Sheds Tears While Testifying About Murders of Mom and Brother, Says They 'Destroyed' Alex
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Alex Murdaugh Was Paying Up to $50,000 a Week for Drugs, His Lawyer Says
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Roommates of Slain Idaho Students 'Feel a Lot of Survivor's Guilt' About Murders: Source
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Alex Murdaugh Trial Interrupted by Bomb Threat: 'This Is Very Serious'