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BREAKING: Judge accepts Colorado theater shooter's plea of 'not guilty by reason of insanity'

A judge on Tuesday accepted a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity by Colorado movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes, according to CNN affiliates KMGH and KUSA.

Report shows lavish spending at IRS conference

The Internal Revenue Service spent millions of taxpayer dollars on everything from event planners' commissions to speakers' fees to guest prizes to parody videos at a 2010 conference, an audit of the agency shows.

Amazon Prime scores Viacom shows after Netflix deal expires

Netflix let its Viacom streaming deal expire last month, and Amazon took advantage immediately.

Jones, NFL coiner of 'sack the quarterback,' dies at 74

There aren't many NFL players who influenced the game like David "Deacon" Jones.

Heat headed back to NBA Finals

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 53 points to lead the defending NBA champion Miami Heat back to the finals with a 99-76 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.

Storm chasing: Science, thrill-seeking or tourism?

A menacing tornado churned behind Mike Eilts as the storm chaser's truck sped away. It seemed like the perfect escape, until Eilts realized he was barreling toward a dead end.

Missouri residents told to evacuate after levee breach

Hundreds of people were being evacuated from their homes in Missouri after a levee was breached Monday night.

FBI investigation ongoing

After spending much of the weekend at the house belonging to person on interest Nathaniel Richardson, the FBI appears to have finished their work inside the house in the 100 block of S. Maple in New Boston, TX.

5-month-old child found inside home of murder/suicide

UPDATE: Officials say Brandon Colona, 26, shot and killed his girlfriend, Theresa Doby, 21, before turning the gun on himself. We're told they were living together in the home.