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The intense bullying that led 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick to jump to her death last month stemmed from a dispute between her and a former classmate over a boy they had both dated, police said Tuesday. And it didn't even end with Rebecca's September 9 death, said Grady Judd, sheriff of Polk County, Florida.

Shocking Facebook post leads to bullying arrests

A startling Facebook post led to two arrests in the case of a 12-year-old girl, who was allegedly bullied to the point of committing suicide.

Rebecca Sedwick jumped to her death last month.

File photo: Cal Rikpen Jr. and mom Violet Ripken

Cal Ripken Jr.'s mom almost carjacked

Someone tried to carjack the mother of baseball great, Cal Ripken Jr.

Violet Ripken is OK.

File: A jumbo jet takes off with the new gates of the north concourse in operation during the unveiling of the new Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport on March 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

LAX dry ice bomb suspect arrested

An airport employee was arrested in connection with dry ice bombings at Los Angeles International Airport.

28-year-old Dicarlo Bennett is being held on $1 million bond.

A public art piece by Banksy in New York City

What's a 'Banksy' and why do I care?

His street art sells for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

But in a world of TMI -- the London based artist Banksy is MIA. No one has ever snapped knowingly a photo of him -- amazing for a guy who does his work in the public eye.

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Six degrees of Patrick Dempsey

Grey’s Anatomy actor Patrick Demspey is making a return visit to Morning Express with Robin Meade on Friday. The renaissance man is here to talk about his passion for race car driving and what it is like to be known as “Dr. McDreamy”.

Patrick just started the 10th season of “Grey’s Anatomy” and will be racing in the Petit Le Mans this upcoming Saturday.

When HLN's Rivalry Express bus comes to town, the home team wins, and wins big!

Rivalry Express is good luck for the home team

When Rivalry Express comes to town, the home team doesn’t just win… the home team wins big!

Home teams on the Rivalry Express bus have won by an average of more than 20 points a game!!  Even when the home team is a 2-touchdown underdog, like Texas was to Oklahoma, the home team always comes through big when Rivalry Express is in town!!  (Yes, Texas was considered the “home team” on the neutral site of the Cotton Bowl.  Next year, Oklahoma will be the home team.)

Macys breaking with tradition and opening on Thanksgiving night?

Macy's breaks tradition, will open on Thanksgiving

Macy's is reportedly getting an early jump on holiday sales.

Most stores will be open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving night. 

L.G. is a tetherball master from Animal Ark in Reno, Nevada

And now... a bear playing tetherball

You can see the full video at the Bleacher Report.

To donate to the sanctuary where L.G. the tetherball-playing-bear lives, click over to

A flock of birds takes flight on the National Mall in front of the US Capitol building in Washington, DC, October 14, 2013.

Are we close to shutdown, debt ceiling deal?

Senate leaders touted a proposal late Monday that could end the partial government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling.

The news comes at a pivotal time. We're just two days away from hitting the debt ceiling, which limits how much money the U.S. can borrow.

7.1 quake strikes in the Philippines

Deadly quake strikes in the Philippines

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