'Whitey' Bulger Witness Delivered Stepdaughter to Be Murdered

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_9c27e52cdf.jpgWendy Maeda/The Boston Globe / UIG via Getty Images(BOSTON) -- The jury in the murder trial of James "Whitey" Bulger listened Tuesday to some of the grisliest testimony yet as a witness described how he took his stepdaughter shopping before delivering her to Bulger allegedly to be strangled. The witness, Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi, had earlier told the court how he had delivered another girlfriend to a house where Bulger waited to strangle her.

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Hurricane Sandy Baby Boom Hits Jersey Shore Hospitals

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_3a1c1c1b46.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(ASBURY PARK, N.J.) -- Nine months following Hurricane Sandy, Jersey Shore hospitals are documenting a bigger increase in births than after other disasters, the Asbury Park Press reports. While Neptune's Jersey Shore University and Brick's Ocean medical center saw a 20 percent birth increase, Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch recorded a 35 percent baby bump, according to an Asbury Park Press hospital review.

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Nose Gear Fails Sending Southwest Jet Skidding Down Runway

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_ca82642f4b.jpgAndy Jacobsohn/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The front landing-gear of a Southwest flight collapsed shortly after touching down at New York's LaGuardia Airport, causing minor injuries to at least 10 people on board as the front of the jet slammed into the ground. The nose gear of Southwest Flight 345 from Nashville, Tenn., collapsed Monday when it landed at 5:40 p.m., sending the jet skidding at least 2,000 feet down the asphalt, authorities said.

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Mother, Daughters Killed in Conn. Home Invasion Remembered

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_ab28210173.jpgJupiterimages/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Tuesday marks six years since a brutal home invasion in which a woman and her two daughters were killed in Connecticut. Jennifer Hawke-Petit, 48, and her daughters, 17-year-old Hayley and 11-year-old Michaela, were killed during a July 23, 2007, home invasion carried out by Steven Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky.

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Student Survives 16 Hours Lost at Sea Off Honduras Coast

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_3b56969354.jpgWFTS/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A Florida college student studying marine biology said she's "ready to take a break from the beach for a while" after being swept to sea for 16 hours off the coast of Honduras. Heather Barnes, 20, a third-year student studying marine biology at the New College of Florida, went snorkeling alone before dawn on Friday to collect coral samples.

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