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MANITOWOC COUNTY, WISC. -- The conviction of Brendan Dassey, a Wisconsin man who appeared in the documentary "Making a Murderer," has been overturned by a federal judge in Milwaukee, according to court documents. Dassey was convicted in 2005 in the murder of photographer Teresa...
(CNN) -- Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky claims he needs a new day in court because of lousy lawyering. The convicted child molester plans to testify at his court hearing Friday, said his lawyer Al Lindsay. It will be the first time he has taken the stand...
(CNN) -- A man scaling Trump Tower using giant suction cups was roughly pulled into the building at about 6:30 p.m. by members of the New York Police Department after reaching the 21st floor. "Individual climbing #TrumpTower has been apprehended. Excellent job by @NYPDSpecialops...
CANTON, Ohio – Several fans who traveled to Canton, Ohio, for the Hall of Fame game that was canceled on Sunday night because of poor field conditions are planning to sue the NFL and the hall. Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represented ticket holders for the 2011 Super Bowl who...
(CNN) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan easily won the Republican primary in Wisconsin's 1st congressional district, defeating challenger Paul Nehlen, CNN has projected. "There is a lot of anger that Washington just isn't working," Ryan said in his victory speech. "In times as...
HOUSTON, Tx. - Texas has its first confirmed death related to the Zika virus, according to the Harris County Health Department. An infant who recently died in Harris County had microcephaly linked to the Zika virus. The baby passed away shortly after birth and is the first Zika-...
(CNN) -- The 10-year-old son of a Kansas state legislator, who was killed riding on the world's tallest water slide, died from a neck injury, Kansas City police said Monday. Police and firefighters found Caleb Thomas Schwab in the pool at the end of the ride on Sunday, police...
(CNN) -- The 10-year-old son of a Kansas state legislator was killed Sunday when a ride on the world's tallest water slide turned fatal. Caleb Thomas Schwab was the son of Rep. Scott Schwab and his wife, Michele, who issued a statement Sunday night. "Since the day he was born,...
(CNN) -- Chicago officers are seen firing at least 15 shots at a black Jaguar as it races down a tree-lined street. The car crashes. The driver bolts. Officers chase him down a driveway between brick houses and over wooden fences. Then multiple shots are heard. "Get down! Hands...