Casino Boat Passengers Stranded All Night Off SC Coast

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_f413bc6889.jpgU.S. Coast Guard (NEW YORK) -- A casino boat carrying 123 people is stranded on rocks near the coast of Georgia Wednesday. The Escapade, with 96 passengers and 27 crew members, got stuck during low tide in South Carolina's Calibogue Sound around midnight, the U.S. Coast Guard told ABC News. There are no reports of injuries.

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Alleged Call Girl Pleads Not Guilty in Death of Google Exec

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_6a14ff46c5.jpgSanta Cruz Police Department (SANTA CRUZ, Calif.) -- The alleged call girl accused of injecting a Google executive with a lethal dose of heroin aboard his yacht pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges Wednesday. Alex Tichelman, 26, appeared in court in a red jumpsuit and shackled for her arraignment on manslaughter, drug and prostitution charges for her alleged role in the death of Google employee Forrest Hayes, 51, in November 2013.

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Ex-Taliban POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Has Hired a Lawyer

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_6ee991566d.jpgU.S. Army via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the former Taliban POW who has just returned to active duty, has lawyered up, asking prominent military affairs attorney Eugene Fidell to take his case. Fidell, who teaches military justice at Yale Law School, told ABC News Wednesday that he has been representing Bergdahl for about a week and is working pro bono.

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Ohio Woman Critically Injured by Rock Prank from Highway Overpass

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_e154746671.jpgCourtesy the Budd Family (NEW YORK) -- A school teacher and mother of four is fighting for her life after a freak accident on a Pennsylvania highway. Sharon Budd, 52, of Uniontown, Ohio, was traveling with her family and friends on a road trip to New York City Thursday. The group was driving under an overpass. Budd was sitting in the car’s passenger seat. And then, “an explosion,” as her husband Randy Budd calls it.

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Man Accused of Breaking into Kennedy Compound

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_c684403b69.jpgTim Gray/Getty Images (BARNSTABLE, Mass.) -- The man who broke into the Kennedy compound on Cape Cod Tuesday said he was there looking for the singer Katy Perry, police said. James Lacroix, 53, arrived at the property at 6:30 p.m., according to police in Barnstable, Massachusetts. The home’s owner, identified by police as Edward “Ted” Kennedy Jr., son of the late senator, called to check on his teenage son.

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