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VIDEO: Creepy clown appears in town, beep beep!

It's the nightmare of many children and adults. A creepy clown and it's spooking a quiet English town.

ONE DAY THIS WILL MAKE A DIFFERENCE: 11-year-old boy donates money to police department

Most 11-year-olds spend their money on candy and video games. But there's a young man from Wisconsin who decided to do a good deed with his cash.

34-year-old woman arrested for having sexual relationship with 16-year-old boy

A 34-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly had a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy.

760 pound gator pulled by Louisiana hunter

Alligator hunting season is in full swing and one catch turned some heads over the weekend.

Oklahoma deputies pull bodies from lake; may date to 1969, 1970 disappearances

It's a mystery more than four decades in the making. Two cars -- rusted, caked with mud and carrying as many as six bodies -- pulled from the bottom of an Oklahoma lake.

Asking for Santa's help: Sibling love rivals school bullying

For many families, the school year just started, but for Karen Suffern, it's not too early to start planning for Christmas. The financially struggling single mother of fraternal twins recently asked her 8-year-olds to write down a list of things t

Man who plotted to kill and eat children gets more than 26 years in prison

A Boston-area man who plotted to kidnap children, rape and eat them, was sentenced Tuesday to more than 26 years in prison followed by a lifetime of supervised release, according to court documents from the United States district attorney's office.

Los Angeles district pays $27 million to pupils in lewd teacher case

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- The Los Angeles public school district has paid $27 million to settle 58 of 191 students' lawsuits alleging they were victims of sexually lewd acts by an elementary school teacher, a school spokesman said Tuesday. Two other la

Government shutdown: Again? Seriously?

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- "We've seen the movie before," Sen. John McCain said recently on CNN's "New Day." Oh, how right you are, Senator. When Bill Murray's clock radio goes off at 6 a.m.