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DNA Ties Man to 1995 Murder of Bridesmaid in His Wedding

Clayton Foreman is accused of killing teacher Mary Catherine Edwards in Beaumont, Texas

(Newser) - Thanks to DNA evidence, an Ohio man has been arrested and charged with murder, 26 years after a woman who served as a bridesmaid in his wedding was brutally killed in her Texas townhouse. Mary Catherine Edwards, a 31-year-old teacher who lived alone in Beaumont, was last seen on Jan....

Cops: Groom Sexually Assaulted Bridesmaid 2 Days Before Wedding

Pennsylvania man is facing multiple charges

(Newser) - Two days before his wedding, police say a Pennsylvania groom sexually assaulted a bridesmaid, the Morning Call reports. The wedding party had been rafting on the Delaware River—and, perhaps not surprisingly, drinking—on Aug. 30, and the 29-year-old bridesmaid told police she was so intoxicated she kept falling off...

Maid of Honor on Abnormal Outfit: 'I Regret Nothing'
Maid of Honor Was
Told to Wear Anything.
She Didn't Disappoint
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Maid of Honor Was Told to Wear Anything. She Didn't Disappoint

Christina Meador shows up at sister's wedding in T. rex outfit, with bride's blessing

(Newser) - Most bridesmaids appreciate when they're told they can wear what they want on the big day, though usually that means choosing a favorite dress style or color. Christina Meador went ... a different route. Her get-up of choice at her sister Deanna Adams' Aug. 10 wedding in Nebraska: a T....

Meghan Markle Opts for Very Young Bridal Party

George will be a page boy, Charlotte a bridesmaid in wedding

(Newser) - Prince George and Princess Charlotte will have prominent roles in Saturday's royal wedding. Kensington Palace said Wednesday that 4-year-old George will be a page boy and 3-year-old Charlotte will be a bridesmaid at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, per the AP . The third child of Prince...

Jealous Wedding Crasher Ran Into Bridesmaids' Wrath
Jealous Wedding Crasher
Ran Into Bridesmaids' Wrath

Jealous Wedding Crasher Ran Into Bridesmaids' Wrath

Shelby McDowell wasn't invited, started fight with 'boyfriend,' got chased down

(Newser) - Bridesmaids who party together, fight together. That was apparently the unspoken code at a wedding last Sunday in Palm Coast, Fla., where the New York Post reports an uninvited interloper caused a scene with a man she claimed was her boyfriend. Per WKMG , deputies say 20-year-old Shelby McDowell snuck into...

When Wedding Prep Ended, Bridesmaid Was Dead
When Wedding Prep Ended,
Bridesmaid Was Dead
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When Wedding Prep Ended, Bridesmaid Was Dead

Heather McNamara killed by falling tree in Kentucky

(Newser) - A few weeks before she was to walk down the aisle as bridesmaid at her friend's wedding, Heather McNamara's father passed away. It was only the first tragedy to befall the circle of friends before the nuptials could take place, reports WLWT . As the wedding party took a...

Bridesmaids Brave Mud for Bride Killed in Crash

Friends and family wear dresses in Wisconsin 'Udder Mudder'

(Newser) - A group of would-be bridesmaids took part in a mud run on Saturday and wore their bridesmaid dresses through every inch of muck. It was all to honor the bride-to-be, Shannon Hall, who died in a car accident earlier this month. "We thought it would be a good '...

Bride-to-Be Pummels Bridesmaid at 30K Feet

Ryanair staff break up fight as passenger gets it on video

(Newser) - Here comes the bride ... so watch out. A bride-to-be flying from England to Barcelona last week was caught on video pummeling a bridesmaid with a friend's help—until Ryanair staff broke up the fight, the Manchester Evening News reports. "All of a sudden I heard it all kicking...

'Bridesmaids' Movie Review Roundup: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Co. Are 'Hilarious'
'Effing Hilarious' 
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Bridesmaids 'Effing Hilarious'

Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph star in Paul Feig's Film

(Newser) - Critics are swooning over Bridesmaids, which stars co-writer Kristen Wiig as an inept maid of honor in a delightfully crude film that’s earned 91% at Rotten Tomatoes .
  • “Hallelujah and praise the Lord for Paul Feig's Bridesmaids,” writes Dana Stevens in Slate . “At long last, we

How to Plan a Wedding Without Losing Your Mind

(Newser) - Heidi Kurpiela was never big on weddings. “I never paged through bridal magazines in line at the grocery store. I never ached to be a bride.” But even a no-frills attitude didn't save her from the maelstrom of wedding planning, she writes on The Stimulist. Herewith some lessons...

Here Comes the Botox
 Here Comes the Botox

Here Comes the Botox

More brides are demanding bridesmaid makeovers

(Newser) - The latest trend among brides-to-be is to set up matching beauty procedures for the wedding party, the New York Times reports. With more women getting married in their 30s and photos more immediately accessible online, many brides are eschewing traditional thank-you gifts of matching bracelets in favor of matching Botox...

Fat Bridesmaids Are Bad Friends
Fat Bridesmaids Are Bad Friends

Fat Bridesmaids Are Bad Friends

One in five brides-to-be favors a 'pre-nuptial' contract with bridesmaids

(Newser) - Bridesmaids may be watching more than their weight if pre-wedding contracts become standard fare. One bride-to-be in five recently told pollsters that she favored a contract to make sure bridesmaids stay thin and don't get pregnant; other clauses would include limiting their alcohol intake and flirtation with "inappropriate male...

No White House Nups for Jenna
No White House Nups for Jenna

No White House Nups for Jenna

Bushes' Texas ranch to stage May 10 wedding to Henry Hager

(Newser) - It turns out May 10 isn't a nice day for a White House wedding: Jenna Bush and fiancé Henry Hager will marry that day in Crawford, Texas, at the family's 1,600-acre ranch, quashing speculation the ceremony would be an in-the-spotlight DC affair. "It's going to be a small...

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