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(CNN) — It was a shocking and gruesome discovery: three dead infants found in a Massachusetts home so squalid that police officers had to search it in hazmat suits.

Now, days later, as investigators continue to search through what the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office describes as the home’s “deplorable conditions (such as) massive insect infestation, mounds of used diapers and feces,” a picture is beginning to emerge of the family that lived inside.

And it’s a picture so deranged, so unfathomable to a reasonable mind, that even a lawyer for the accused calls the situation “completely inexplicable.”

Erika Murray was arraigned September 12 on a bevy of charges stemming from the discovery of the dead infants at her home the day before, but she has not been charged in their deaths. The 31-year-old pleaded not guilty to charges of concealing an out of wedlock fetal death, two counts of…

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BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — State police announced arrest warrants for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a trooper over the weekend.

Investigators said Eric Matthew Frein, 31, of Canadensis is a suspect in the killing of Corporal Bryon Dickson and the wounding of Trooper Alex Douglass Friday night outside the Blooming Grove state police barracks.

Troopers said Frein is not in custody and is considered armed and very dangerous.

The warrants are for a long list of charges including first degree murder.

State police said a local resident walking in the woods about two miles from the barracks found a vehicle slightly submerged in a pond. Evidence in the vehicle, including shell casings, match evidence found at the scene.

Troopers found papers belonging to Frein, along with camouflage face paint, empty rifle cases, and various military gear.

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Investigators also said a search warrant for Frein’s house in Canadensis yielded…

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A disturbing story out of Jeffersonville, Indiana.  Joseph Oberhansley, 33, is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, 46-year-old Tammy Jo Blanton.

Court documents show he admitted to eating the woman’s organs.

Oberhansley reportedly told police that his real name was Zeus Brown according to WDRB, and pleaded not guilty to murder and to mutilating a corpse.

“My name is Zeus Brown. I am no longer Mr. Oberhansley. I am Zeus Brown. Me,” Oberhansley said.

Police officers were called to Blanton’s home on September 11th after she said Oberhansley was outside refusing to leave, according to the probable cause affidavit.

Officers watched Oberhansley drive away, before they too left.

Hours later police returned to Blanton’s home when her coworker called police saying she did not show up for work.

Overhansley answered the door to police at Blanton’s home and was taken down by state officers when he reached for his pocket.

Police said that…

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Posted: September 16, 2014 in America

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- When you think of Super Bowl commercials, the Budweiser Clydesdales are one of the first things that come to mind. So when the company decided they wanted to make a commercial to pay tribute to the memory of the fallen of September 11th, it’s no surprise that these majestic animals were part of it.

The ad aired only one time, but many have never forgotten the commercial.

Making the commercial was no easy task though. September 11th had just happened, and the company needed approval from members of Congress, the ad community, and from New York Mayor Rudy Guiliani.

“We filmed in New York City. We had a helicopter going over the Brooklyn Bridge. Mayor Guiliani let us into the city. The only film company of any sort right after 9-11 to actually come into air space with our helicopter to film the Clydesdale…

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