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Malaysia is preparing to receive the bodies and ashes of 20 of its citizens killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July.More >>
The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July arrived home on Friday, the first day of national mourning in the country's history.More >>
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The founder of a Montgomery boot camp billed as a military style training program for at risk students is under arrested and charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a child.More >>
He uses tough love and a military style approach to keep kids in Montgomery out of trouble but now, the founder of a local discipline academy has found himself in trouble with the law. Glenn Veasy is facing sexual abuse allegations involving one of the teens in his boot camp. More >>
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Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Director James Talton and Chief of Staff Dr. Cliff Robinson have been placed on administrative leave, VA Southeast Network Director Charles Sepich announcedMore >>
Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System Director James Talton and Chief of Staff Dr. Cliff Robinson have been placed on administrative leave, VA Southeast Network Director Charles Sepich announced Thursday.More >>
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It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.More >>
Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday ordered the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old nearly...More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5/AP) -
The aunt of a 10-year-old Phoenix-area girl whose body was found in a plastic container in the torrid Arizona summer heat pleaded guilty to child abuse Friday.
Cynthia Stoltzmann, 45, who was also a legal guardian, pleaded guilty to two counts of child abuse and one count of attempted child abuse. She is set to be sentenced June 6.
Stoltzmann was accused of throwing Ame Deal into a cold swimming pool several months before the girl's death and forcing her head underwater.
Stoltzmann was also accused of once sitting on a footlocker while the girl was inside, being punished for stealing food at the family home.
The Maricopa County attorney will seek the death penalty for the two other people charged with murdering Ame.
Prosecutors say John "Bud" Allen and Samanthea Allen locked Ame inside the storage box in July 2011. Both of them have pleaded not guilty to the charges of first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit child abuse and multiple counts of child abuse.
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