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Vanilla Ice Takes Plea Deal In Burglary Case

Posted On April 02, 2015

(Undated) -- Vanilla Ice won't be facing jail time for his alleged home burglary earlier this year. TMZ says the rapper has accepted a plea deal to get the charges dismissed, as long as he agrees to paying restitution and community service. Back in February, Ice was arrested for stealing some items from a home…

Reaction To Iran Deal Mixed, Allies Overseas Critical

Posted On April 02, 2015

(Undated) -- A deal over Iran's nuclear program is getting mixed reviews from across the political spectrum. Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton says the deal needs work, she believes "diplomacy deserves a chance to succeed." Expected Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is more critical, saying there is nothing in the deal that would prompt him…

Prosecution Rests In Hernandez Murder Trial

Posted On April 02, 2015

(Fall River, MA) -- Attorneys for Aaron Hernandez will begin presenting their case Monday in the former NFL player's murder trial. Prosecutors called a state medical examiner today as their final witness. Dr. William Zane told the jury Odin Lloyd was shot five times including twice in the chest in June of 2013. More than…

Jury Awards $150 Million In Fiery Jeep Crash

Posted On April 02, 2015

(Decatur County, GA) -- The family of a four-year-old boy who died in a fiery 2012 crash involving a Jeep Grand Cherokee is being awarded 150-million dollars. A Georgia jury ruled Thursday that the Chrysler Group was liable in the death because they failed to warn customers that the tanks position could increase the risk…

Indiana, Arkansas Governors Sign Modified Religious Freedom Bills

Posted On April 02, 2015

(Undated) -- The governors of Indiana and Arkansas are signing off on amended versions of religious freedom bills that critics claimed could allow businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians. Indiana Governor Mike Pence and Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson both signed modified versions of those bills today. Pence originally signed a law last week that…