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Cherry Factory Front Echoes of Real-Life 'Breaking Bad'

Feb 27
Investigators originally suspected the Dell's Maraschino Cherry plant was illegally dumping "hazardous materials" into New York City's sewer system. The discovery of a secret pot farm pushed the man carrying on the family business to a violent end.

$150K Dress Worn By Lupita Nyong'o at Oscars Reported Stolen

By Anthony McCartney | Feb 27
The theft of a $150,000 pearl-covered gown worn by Lupita Nyong'o at the Oscars doesn't surprise Hollywood stylists who have personally experienced the seedy side of red carpet fashion.

Ex-Police Chief: JonBenet Ramsey Crime Scene Was Mishandled

Feb 27
In his most extensive comments on the JonBenet Ramsey case, the former Colorado police chief who led the investigation into the 1996 slaying of the 6-year-old beauty queen acknowledged online that officers botched the initial handling of the crime scene.

'Black Madam': I've Been Haunted Since Butt-Injection Death

By Maryclaire Dale | Feb 26
A transgender hip-hop performer who called herself "the Michelangelo of buttocks injections" testified at her murder trial Thursday she has been haunted since the 2011 death of a client she injected with low-grade silicone.

States Predict Inmates' Future Crimes With Secretive Surveys

By Eileen Sullivan and Ronnie Greene | Feb 24
States are trying to reduce prison populations with secretive, new psychological assessments to predict which inmates will commit future crimes and who might be safe to release, despite serious problems and high-profile failures.

Man Convicted in Deaths of 'American Sniper' Author, Friend

By John L. Mone and Jamie Stengle | Feb 24
A former Marine was convicted Tuesday in the deaths of the "American Sniper" author and another man at a shooting range two years ago, as jurors rejected defense arguments that he was insane and suffered from psychosis.

Police: Man Unhappy with $50 Haircut Flew Into Rage at Salon

Feb 23
A man who was unhappy with his haircut faces criminal charges after police say he became enraged and threw items around a Connecticut salon.

Phoenix Man Says Group Called Him Gay Slur Before Hit and Run

By Winnie McCroy | Feb 22
A Phoenix man said that a group of people called him a gay slur outside a local record store, and after he retaliated, hit him with their car.

La. Cops Sorry For Arresting 2 Gay Men Under Nixed Anti-Sodomy Measure

By Jason St. Amand | Feb 22
A police department from Louisiana apologized after cops arrested two gay men, who were allegedly having sex in pubic in a car, earlier this month under a now voided anti-sodomy statute that was nixed by the Supreme Court 12 years ago.

Only in Florida: Naked Woman Stops Traffic, Stomps on Lexus

By EDGE | Feb 21
A naked self-fondling woman put on a roadside show in Orlando.

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