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Powerful new ad spotlights gun violence warning signs people miss

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Sandy Hook Promise, an organization devoted to protecting children from gun violence that was launched in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, has issued a powerful new public service announcement urging people to look for warning signs of potential shooters.

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Making a Murderer subject to be released ahead of possible retrial

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A federal judge on Monday ordered Brendan Dassey — whose overturned murder conviction was spotlighted in Netflix’s award-winning true crime documentary series Making a Murderer — released from prison as he awaits a possible retrial, PEOPLE confirms.

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Bill Cosby's lawyers appeal use of hearsay evidence at preliminary hearing

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Attorneys for Bill Cosby are challenging the use of hearsay evidence during a recent preliminary hearing in the comedy legend’s sex assault case and further insist prosecutors are trying to “win at all costs” in papers filed this week with the court.

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That's So Raven actor Orlando Brown arrested on domestic battery charges

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Orlando Brown, the actor best known for his portrayal as Eddie on the short-lived Disney Channel series That’s So Raven, was arrested last month in California on domestic violence charges during an alleged argument with his girlfriend, PEOPLE confirms.

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Robert Durst pleads guilty to federal gun possession charges

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On Wednesday morning, New York real estate heir and alleged murderer Robert Durst pleaded guilty to a single gun charge in federal court in New Orleans. 

Lead prosecutor Michael McMahon confirms to PEOPLE that Durst faces 85 months in prison. 

The 72-year-old has been in custody in Louisiana since his arrest in March, and initially pleaded not guilty to the charge. 

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