Mother of incest murder-suicide victim says the father was extremely abusive

Mother of incest murder-suicide victim says the father was extremely abusive

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Steven Pladl was charged with incest after he impregnated his biological daughter, Katie. Pladl killed the 7-month-old son he had with Katie, then killed Katie and her adoptive father in Connecticut and killed himself in New York.

Alyssa Pladl has lost her firstborn daughter three times.

In an interview with The Daily Mail, she revealed why she originally gave up her baby girl, Katie, for adoption.

Katie Pladl would grow up to be a woman who married her birth father and gave birth to their..

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson jokes about ‘beloved son’ Kevin Hart in Instagram post

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson jokes about ‘beloved son’ Kevin Hart in Instagram post

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Dwayne Johnson joked about one of his “family members” on Instagram over the weekend: actor Kevin Hart.

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Dwayne Johnson joked about one of his “family members” on Instagram over the weekend: actor Kevin Hart.

Johnson described Hart as “my beloved son” in a Sunday Instagram post. That’s when he shared a photo made to look like he had the comedian up against his bare chest.

The original snap, which was shared on Johnson’s Instagram earlier this month, showed him with..

Man pleads guilty to killing wife found in exploded home

Man pleads guilty to killing wife found in exploded home

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MADISON, Wis. – A Wisconsin man accused of fatally shooting his wife and then blowing up his home in September to cover up the killing has been sentenced to life in prison.

Sixty-year-old Steven Pirus of Madison pleaded guilty to first-degree intentional homicide Monday in the death of his wife, 50-year-old Lee Ann Pirus. Her body was found in the wreckage of the couple's home.

When the judge asked him what he did, Pirus replied, “I killed my wife, your honor.” Asked whether he did that..

Controversy after Confederate battle flag raised over liberal North Carolina county

Controversy after Confederate battle flag raised over liberal North Carolina county

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A Confederate flag flies over U.S. Highway 70 in Orange County, N.C.

(Colin Warren-Hicks/The Herald Sun)

A large Confederate battle flag was raised over a North Carolina highway over the weekend, sparking outrage and a potential legal challenge.

The Durham Herald-Sun newspaper reported that the flag flies over U.S. Highway 70, a major thoroughfare in Orange County — a liberal enclave that is home to the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

The flag-raising apparently was arranged ..

Pentagon: More sex harassment, retribution cases in military

Pentagon: More sex harassment, retribution cases in military

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WASHINGTON – A new report finds that more U.S. service members say they faced retribution for filing sexual assault or harassment complaints last year than in 2016, as the Defense Department saw a growing number of sexual misconduct cases.

The annual Pentagon report released Monday says there were 146 reports of retaliation last year, compared to 84 in 2016. And the number of sexual harassment complaints jumped by 16 percent. Nearly two-thirds of the harassment cases that were resolved were su..

Logan Paul announces he’ll no longer vlog every day

Logan Paul announces he’ll no longer vlog every day

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YouTube star Logan Paul slammed over 'suicide forest' video
Fox411: Blogger Logan Paul has apologized for sharing a video on YouTube that appeared to show a body hanging in a Japanese forest known as a suicide spot.

After an incredibly tumultuous year, YouTube superstar Logan Paul announced that he’s ending his daily vlogs on the video platform to focus on other ventures.

While the star will no longer continue his trend of posting new content every day, that d..

Controversy after Confederate battle flag raised over North Carolina county

Controversy after Confederate battle flag raised over North Carolina county

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A Confederate flag flies over U.S. Highway 70 in Orange County, N.C.

(Colin Warren-Hicks/The Herald Sun)

A large Confederate battle flag was raised over a North Carolina highway over the weekend, sparking outrage and a potential legal challenge.

The Durham Herald-Sun newspaper reported that the flag flies over U.S. Highway 70, a major thoroughfare in Orange County — a liberal enclave that is home to the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

The flag-raising apparently was arranged ..