Holts Summit man found not guilty in grandmother's murder due to insanity

A Holts Summit man charged with killing his grandmother in 2012 has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity and will be committed to a state mental institution.

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Putin becomes eighth-degree black belt

Vladimir Putin, the Russian President, rides horses while shirtless. He catches massive fish and gives them a kiss. He tranquilizes tigers.

He also is apparently pretty good on the mat.

Putin, 62, has been awarded a karate black belt, the Russian Kyokushin-kan Karate-do Federation said Friday.

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Fans cheer Bill Cosby at Florida performance

Three scheduled stage performances by Bill Cosby were scrapped on Friday amid a voluminous number of sexual assault allegations against the famed comedian.

But dozens of upcoming events are still listed on Cosby's web site, and on Friday he was cheer...

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Ferguson, a city divided

Whether you're are for police are against them, they still have a job to do. Ever since August, enforcement has increased in the Ferguson area. But what do people living there think about this?

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Window washer alive after fall onto car

One witness thought she came upon a lifeless body during her routine walk in San Francisco -- but firefighters say the man who was lying in the middle of the street survived a fall as high as 10 stories.

The man, whose name was not released, is a win...

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5 killed in family trip to Disney World

Police say a family of five was killed in a car accident on their way to Disney World.

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Artist brings beauty to a scarred Ferguson

In an odd way, I sense calm as cars and buses whiz by at rush hour. It is a sign of normalcy.

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App takes guessing out of wine buying

For most of us, wine remains a big mystery.

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Super sad bicyclist just wanted some Taco Bell

A Florida bicyclist who wanted some late-night Taco Bell ends up in jail.

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Texting creating 'text neck' epidemic, doctors say

Chances are you're reading this while leaning over a table or slumped back in a chair. Your head is tilted forward; your shoulders are curved.

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Man stung more than 100 times by swarm of bees

A 65-year-old man is recovering after he was stung more than 100 times by a bee swarm Tuesday afternoon.

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