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"Slenderman" Teenagers Will be Tried As Adults

One Saturday in May, 2014, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, two 12 year old girls stabbed another young girl multiple times, claiming that they did so for the sake of the fictional internet character, Slenderman. While their victim survived the attack, the two girls were both arrested and charged with murder, and in just the last week the judge presiding over the case chose to try them as adults.

Cocke County Attorney Arrested at County Event

Attorney Charlotte Leibrok of Newport was arrested at an outdoor event in Cocke County on Saturday, July 26, and racked up multiple charges including public intoxication, possession of a handgun while inebriated, unlawful carrying and possession of a handgun, and for resisting arrest-all following the original charge of disorderly conduct 


In an undoubtedly groundbreaking decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution grants the right to same sex marriage. Justice Kennedy wrote the majority opinion, which encompassed the Court's recognition of the importance of the institution of marriage: 

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