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Frantic woman calls family from trunk of car before death
HELENA, Mont. — A terrified Montana mother called her husband from the dark trunk of a moving car to say she had been overpowered at a highway rest stop and didn't know where she was.The call set off a frantic search by her family and law enforcement that ended when Rita Maze's body was found Wednesday in the trunk of her car, abandoned near Spokane International Airport in Washington state.The 47-year-old Maze had been shot to death, a medical examiner said Thursday.Authorities and family members believe the abduction was random. A suspect has not been identified.
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Woman gets husband barred from attending their child’s birth
It’s his kid — but he’s legally barred from attending the birth. In a first-of-its-kind case in the state, a pregnant Staten Island nurse has won the right to ban her estranged husband from the delivery room for the upcoming birth of their child. “It basically boils down to it’s not about him, it’s about...
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Abducted Montana woman who called family from car trunk died of gunshot wound

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Ben Vereen is revealed to be a bigamist
The “Pippen’’ star claims that he filed for divorce from first wife in the early 70s.
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Oklahoma mom & daughter get married, now face up to 10yrs in jail
A twisted case of incestuous marriage between a mother and daughter, who tied the knot before unsuspecting Oklahoma officials, has landed the two behind bars after they were arrested for having lived as a couple for nearly half a year. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'Wife beating is not a matter of 'differences of opinion'': Domestic violence groups blast Oberweis
For a man intelligent enough to amass a fortune in business, state Sen. Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove) can display a head-shaking lack of common sense and courtesy. You may have heard by now how ice-cream magnate Oberweis compared "wife beating" and "wage theft" to "differences of opinion." It probably...
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NYC woman steals $300G in benefits through wife identity scam
A Brooklyn woman pulled an identity switcheroo with her one-time husband’s other wife to bilk the government for decades out of money.
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Neighbors mourn couple lost in fire
An elderly Malden couple died when a fire — started in a couch by smoking materials — ripped through their home late Tuesday night, despite the desperate efforts of neighbors who tried to save them.
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What does it mean if spouse is hiding secret bank account?
Keeping secrets about money in a relationship isn't a good idea, according to many experts. But some need to hide cash.        
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Lawmaker fights backlash on artificial insemination parenting bill
Some fear Tennessee bill targets same-sex couples by declaring their children illegitimate.       
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Ask Amy: Security system reveals neighbor’s habit
Dear Amy: My husband and I recently installed a security system with cameras. One of the cameras captures a view of the driveway and street in front of our house, as well as a partial view of my neighbor’s driveway. My neighbor is a single mom with a teenage son. One day my husband was […]
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Man sends ‘help me kill my wife’ text to former boss by mistake
A 42-year-old Washington state man accidentally texted his former boss asking him to help him kill his wife, authorities allege.
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Do hearts break over hidden cash?
Keeping secrets about money in a relationship isn't a good idea, according to many experts. But some need to hide cash.        
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Berlin Film Review: ‘Wild Mouse’
Hader takes a serio-comic approach to the usual story of middle-class and middle-age crisis, but it never goes deeper than what’s expected in a mild comic sketch.
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Ray Rice now speaking to college athletes
Sources told us Rice was at USC this week to address the school’s football team.
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76-year-old newlywed allegedly shot wife in butt for refusing sex
An elderly newlywed who told police he had yet to consummate his marriage with his wife allegedly shot her in the butt for refusing his advances. Donald Royce, 76, of Lehigh Acres, Florida, admitted to authorities that he shot his wife after an argument about the couple’s sleeping arrangements. Royce told deputies from the Lee...
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Woman shot and killed in Lakewood identified
Police have identified the woman as Stacy A. White. Charges against the man will be filed Wednesday. LAKEWOOD, Ohio -- Police released the identify of a 36-year-old woman found shot to death Tuesday morning at her Lakewood home. Stacy A. White was found dead in her bedroom, and her 38-year-old husband surrendered to police shortly after the shooting. He is expected to be formally charged Wednesday. Police received a call just before 9 a.m. from a man who told police that his son had shot his own wife, according to Lakewood police. Officers arrived and found White's body.  The couple resided in a home in the 12900 block of Plover Street, a short street near Madison and Halstead avenues, Lakewood police Capt. Ed Hassing said. The husband was taken to Lakewood City Jail where he will be held at least until he makes his initial appearance in municipal court. A hearing has not yet been scheduled. If you'd like to comment on this story, visit Tuesday's crime and courts comments section.
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Scottie Pippen and estranged wife Larsa reunite
It looks like Scottie Pippen and his estranged wife, Larsa Pippen, aren't ready to throw in the towel on their marriage.
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Man accused of fatally shooting wife; both former Chicago police officers
A former Chicago police officer has been charged with murder after his wife, also a retired CPD officer, was discovered fatally shot on Friday — her birthday — in their Spring Grove home, authorities said. Spring Grove police were dispatched to the home of Elizabeth and Lorin Volberding around...
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Tarek El Moussa spotted on dinner date with mystery woman
Both Tarek El Moussa and his estranged wife, Christina, seem more than ready to put their failed marriage behind them.
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Man stabbed, critically wounded in Englewood
A 57-year-old man was stabbed early Monday during a dispute with his 25-year-old partner in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.
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Couple dead after domestic incident at their Joliet home
A husband and wife both died of gunshot wounds after a domestic incident Sunday in their southwest suburban Joliet home, the coroner's office said.
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Plastic surgeon sues to block ‘humiliating’ E! reality show
The series, "Famously Married," is set to air on E! later this year.
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One year later
A year ago, two couples in the Concord area were married in February. Looking back on their first year of marriage, they share what they’ve learned.Sue and John PorterThe Porters of Boscawen were married nearly a year ago on Feb. 26, 2016.How did you meet?We met at Trinity Baptist Church, 35 years...
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Ask Amy: Should daughter intervene when dad snaps at mom?
I was raised by two wonderful parents. My sister and I are independent and strong women.
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Brown: Wife dies, but man goes ahead with adoption they’d planned
Darnell Steele completed the adoption of his 6-year-old son, Daniel, in Cook County Circuit Court on Friday, six months after the death of his wife.
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Pa. woman accused of slashing husband's throat while he slept

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'Fatal Attraction' killer returns to court, maintaining innocence
After 25 years in jail for murdering the wife of her ex-lover, "Fatal Attraction" killer Carolyn Warmus still insists she is innocent.
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911 call: Mets closer 'going crazy' before Halloween arrest
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — The wife of New York Mets pitcher Jeurys (JUHR'-yihs) Familia said her husband was drunk and "going crazy" in her call to police following a domestic violence incident on Halloween.
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Man claims girlfriend tricked him into marriage, bigamy
A Queens man claims that his girlfriend tricked him into marrying her by sending him forged divorce papers from his first wife. Ramon Peralta said the bogus-paperwork stunt concocted by gal pal Dulcy Peralta falsely made him think he was officially split from his old spouse and, therefore, caused him to unknowingly commit bigamy. Peralta...
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The women who love and loved Boko Haram
At a safe house in Nigeria, the wives of Boko Haram fighters share stories of the men they married.
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Police: 2 asphyxiated kids among 4 dead in Detroit-area home
A man is in custody after his two young children were asphyxiated using a car exhaust, his wife's two older children were fatally shot and his wife was shot and slashed at their suburban Detroit home, police said Wednesday. The man, whose name has not been released, called 911 early Wednesday and...
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Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes secretly married this year: report
The actors finally got “Hitch”-ed, according to a report — and no one was the wiser.
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Reports: Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
The actress filed legal documents on Monday.        
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Abby: Husband’s request to dress up seems silly to wife
She laughs off the idea and says I’m silly       
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NYPD cop delivers baby in lobby of apartment building
A pregnant East Village doctor got medical help from an NYPD cop on patrol when she started giving birth before an ambulance could arrive.
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Texas fire captain found shot dead; wife arrested
Another male also was arrested in connection with the shooting. Chacey PoynterHunt County Sheriff's Office  ROYSE CITY, Texas -- A Texas fire captain was found dead of a gunshot wound, and now his wife and another man have been arrested in connection with the shooting, reports say. Chacey Poynter, 29, the wife of Robert Poynter, 47, was arrested Saturday on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports. On Sunday, Michael Garza, 37, was arrested and is facing a murder charge. Fox4.com reports police responded to call Friday night saying a woman was trying to flag down passing cars. The woman was Chacey Poynter, who told police her husband had been fatally shot in the head while in his pickup truck. Michael GarzaHunt County Sheriff's Office  Police said in a statement that Chacey Poynter gave "suspicious and conflicting" information. Both Garza and Poynter are being held in the Hunt County jail without bond. According to the Star-Telegram, Robert Poynter had worked for the University Park Fire Department since 1997 and was promoted to captain in 2012. He and his wife have a daughter who just started the first grade. The Poynters had recently returned from a vacation in Mexico, a neighbor tells Fox4.com. "I'm sad. I'm beside myself. I can't believe it because they were both a nice couple as far as we could see," Judy Dixon said. "Everything that we've seen, they were absolutely fabulous." "I'm sad. I'm beside myself. I can't believe it because they were both a nice couple as far as we could see," Judy Dixon told the station. "Everything that we've seen, they were absolutely fabulous." To comment on this story, please visit Sunday's crime and courts comments page.
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Gemma Arterton, Dominic Cooper to Star in Dominic Savage’s ‘The Escape’
Independent has picked up international sales duties on “The Escape,” a drama about a woman who abandons her husband and children. The film, which is directed by Dominic Savage (“Love+Hate,” “Freefall”),  stars Gemma Arterton and Dominic Cooper. It will be introduced to buyers at Toronto. Arterton stars in Toronto festival entry “Their Finest,” while Cooper... Read more »
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Real estate tycoon to find out how much he’s worth amid nasty divorce
Before Harry Macklowe divvies up his property with estranged wife Linda Macklowe, an appraiser will find out exactly how much they’re worth.
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