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Miami cannibal attack

A gruesome attack by Rudy Eugene (pictured, left) left homeless man Ronald Poppo (pictured, right) blind and missing pieces of his face. Eugene was eventually shot and killed by a police officer. The attack appeared random. (Miami-Dade Police Dept./AP Photo)

Year in Review 2012: Top News Stories

In a year mostly dominated by power politics and a presidential

election, Mother Nature reminded us in November of her strength and

authority. A spate of shootings and odd crimes captivated the news shows

and online media.