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'Party Down South' star busted for drunk driving in Louisiana

Lafayette Police busted Lyle Boudreaux, a star in the CMT reality show 'Party Down South,' for drunk driving over the weekend.

5 dead, including gunman, at Atlanta-area home

A gunman killed at least four people, including a 7-year-old, and wounded two others Saturday afternoon at a home in suburban Atlanta, authorities said.

Bruce Jenner involved in car accident; 1 dead

Former Olympic decathlon champion and reality TV star Bruce Jenner was involved in a fatal three-car accident in Southern California on Saturday, two Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesmen said.

Brian Williams stepping aside for 'next several days'

Brian Williams is stepping aside from his "NBC Nightly News" amid mounting questions about the accuracy of a story he told about an Iraq War mission in 2003.

Zuckerberg, wife give $75 million to San Francisco General Hospital

San Francisco General Hospital will soon have a new name and a new face -- thanks to Facebook.

Brian Williams' reporting on Katrina: What we know

It didn't take long for the scandal enveloping Brian Williams to prompt fresh scrutiny of one of the most formative reporting assignments of his career: His time in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.

Soldier killed, 6 hurt in training accident on U.S. Army base

A late night training accident turned deadly, with one Fort Carson soldier dying and six others suffering injuries in a vehicle rollover accident on the Colorado base, the U.S. military said Saturday.

Police: 6-year-old boy 'kidnapped' for being too nice to strangers

A 6-year-old boy in Missouri endured an emotional four-hour staged kidnapping because his family thought he was being too nice to people he didn't know, police said Thursday.

Man raped women after luring them to be part of fake sleep study, sold video of the attacks

Police say around 100 women in Japan who thought they were participating in a sleep study were actually drugged and raped, their attacks recorded and sold to porn sites.

TurboTax halts all state tax filings due to fraud concerns

The popular TurboTax software has temporarily stopped processing state tax refund filings in all states after reports of fraud increased.