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The Food Network gives Paula Deen the ax

The Food Network will not renew celebrity chef Paula Deen's contract when it expires at the end of the month, a Food Network spokeswoman, who declined to be identified, told CNN on Friday.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Intoxicated 13-year-old leads cops on chase

A 13-year-old boy stole his grandmother's car and led police on a chase and it was all caught on video.

Paralyzed student walks at graduation

It was a moment that left his classmates in shock. In Burke, Virginia,Wednesday, a graduating senior unexpectedly got out of his wheelchair and walked across stage to receive his diploma.

All-female jury to try Zimmerman, trial starts June 24

A jury of six women was chosen Thursday to hear the case of George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer accused of murder in the 2012 killing of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin.

KKK member, accomplice created lethal X-ray system, FBI says

Two New York state men have been charged in a bizarre plan to develop a mobile X-ray system that would be used from afar to silently kill people that they deemed "undesirable," federal officials said.

NYC police: Teacher accused of raping 10-year-old student

A Bronx public school teacher has been arrested and charged in the alleged rape of a 10-year-old student, according to NYPD Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne.

4 relatives sentenced for kidnap, assault of gay man in Kentucky

A court has sentenced four relatives to years in prison for their roles in kidnapping and assaulting a gay man in Kentucky

Terrorizing landlords plead guilty to burglary, stalking, attempted grand theft

Think you have the landlord from hell? Think again. Did they steal your stuff? Lock you out? Threaten you with a gun? Unless they did, they're not even in contention for the title.

Hospital official: James Gandolfini probably died of a heart attack

James Gandolfini probably died of a heart attack, according to the head of a Rome hospital's emergency department where the actor was taken.

Police: Son stabs father, then saws off his own hands

A 59-year-old man lay bloody on the driveway. His son stood nearby, both his hands cut off at the wrist.