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Saudi princess charged with human trafficking

A woman identified as a Saudi Arabian princess has been accused of holding a domestic servant against her will at her condominium in Irvine, California. Meshael Alayban, 42, faces one felony count of human trafficking.

DNA may crack Boston Strangler case, authorities say

Investigators are on the verge of solving the last of the Boston Strangler killings of the 1960s, thanks to new DNA tests and a sample secretly collected from a relative of longtime suspect Albert DeSalvo.

Nearly naked rape victim left outside as frightened homeowners call 911

A Florida couple declined to answer the door just before midnight when a nearly naked woman knocked and screamed she had just been raped. Rather, the homeowners called 911 Monday night. The couple inside the home refused to let the woman in bec

Defense presenting closing argument in Zimmerman case

Closing arguments resumed Friday in the murder case against George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting last year of Trayvon Martin -- a 17-year-old unarmed, black teenager -- by a 29-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer. "Be careful," lead defense at

Guns OK in post office parking lots, federal judge rules

Citizens can legally carry firearms in post office parking lots, a federal judge has ruled. The case stems from a lawsuit filed by Tab Bonidy, a resident of rural Avon, Colorado, who was prohibited by U.S.

U.S. House approves farm bill without food stamp aid

The U.S. House approved revised legislation on Thursday to overhaul the nation's farm programs -- one that doesn't include an extension of food stamps.

Stolen NFL, college championship rings among items recovered in search of BR home

Three people were arrested during the execution of a search warrant yesterday. Among the items seized were 4 football championship rings, including three from LSU and one from the NFL.

VIDEO: Daughter lifts Jeep off dad

Adam Simmons was working on the brakes of his daughter's Jeep Liberty in the driveway of their Plymouth home when suddenly the jacks gave, the car buckled and the rotor landed on Simmons' right leg.

Keeping chivalry alive in India: Men respond to rape crisis

Many female travelers are scrubbing India off their destination lists after the horrific gang rape and murder of a Delhi student in December 2012. According to the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India, 35% less women visited India

Bieber calls Clinton after using the F-word

Justin Bieber reportedly called and apologized to former President Bill Clinton after a recently-emerged video showed the artist spraying cleaner fluid on a photo of the former president and saying "F*** Bill Clinton." Bieber tweeted about the con