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The judge's podium in a courtroom. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Texas Mortician Bernie Tiede Being Freed From Prison Early

A former mortician sentenced to life for killing a rich East Texas widow will be released from prison early under an agreement with the district attorney who prosecuted him.

05/06/2014

Jack Black stars in the movie "Bernie." (credit: Millennium Entertainment)

“Bernie” Turns True Story Into Macabre Movie

You’ve heard the line “you can’t make this stuff up?” That’s describes to a T the plot of the new film “Bernie” starring Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey.

06/06/2012