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Police: Man Douses Smoking Girlfriend With Gas, Kills Her

'I lost it,' he tells reporters

(Newser) - A man charged with dousing his girlfriend with gasoline as she smoked a cigarette, causing her to burst into flames, told reporters Sunday "I'm sorry" and "I lost it," as he was being led away in handcuffs by police, NBC News reports. Kevin Small, 46, also... More »

Bride-to-Be Stabs Groom Hours Before Wedding

Fiance dies of wounds soon after police arrive on scene

(Newser) - "'Til death do we part," indeed. A Pennsylvania woman has been charged with murder after stabbing her fiance twice with a kitchen knife, just hours before she was scheduled to marry him, reports ABC News . Na Cola Darcel Franklin, 31, and Billy Rafael Brewster, 36, apparently got... More »

Peterson Disputes New Autopsy

Doc was biased, lawyer says in contentious Today interview

(Newser) - The doctor who concluded that Drew Peterson's third wife was murdered was a paid Fox commentator with a pre-existing opinion, and his findings were a "self-fulfilling prophecy," Peterson's lawyer told the Today show. Peterson himself sat largely silent during the interview, permitted by his handler to answer only... More »

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