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Trapper Joe of ‘Swamp People’ arrested for domestic abuse

ORANGE COUNTY, FL — One of the main stars in the hit reality show “Swamp People” was arrested for allegedly hitting his live-in girlfriend while the two were intoxicated. The incident occurred at a Florida hotel.

Attorneys: Sandusky's adopted son says he's also a victim

BELLEFONTE, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- Matt Sandusky, an adopted son of Jerry Sandusky, said through his attorney Thursday that he was also a victim of the former coach's sexual abuse, adding that he had been prepared to testify for the prosecut

House panel recommends Holder contempt citation

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Voting on strictly partisan lines, a House committee recommended Wednesday that Attorney General Eric Holder be cited for contempt of Congress for failing to turn over documents relating to the botched Fast and Furious

NOAA offers toolkit during Lightning Safety Awareness week

“The message of this campaign is simple: If you can hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you – go indoors immediately,” said Donna Franklin, National Weather Service lightning campaign manager.

Man tries making meth in housewares aisle at Walmart

When a man being watched on surveillance cameras began shaking a salt shaker in a local Walmart housewares aisle, security guards' worries became reality. Mentor police were called and the suspicions were confirmed.

Asians surpass Latinos among new arrivals to America

The immigration debate often centers on stemming the flow of people entering the United States illegally and what to do about securing borders to the south.

Dance club sparks controversy with 'straight bar' sign

A recent sign in front of Hype Ultra Dance Club in Massillon has caused quite a stir. The sign posted Friday read, "It's a straight bar. Under new management." It's a sign that made many people do a double-take.

Roger Clemens found not guilty on all counts

(CNN) -- Famed baseball pitcher Roger Clemens was found not guilty Monday of lying to Congress during an investigation of steroid use among major league players.

Sandusky case drawing to a rapid close

BELLEFONTE, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- Closing arguments in the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse trial could begin as soon as Thursday, Judge John Cleland said Monday.

Authorities working to identify man responsbile for pair of robberies

Authorities are working to identify and apprehend a man they believe robbed two convenience stores overnight in west Shreveport.