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Phil Rudd Murder-for-Hire of ‘Ninja Martial Artist’ Charge Dropped

It was touch and go for about 24 hours there. News outlets around almost every time zone made some sort of Dirty Deeds wisecrack about AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd’s being arrested on multiple charges, including attempting to hire someone to …

OJ Simpson Files Appeal in Nevada Court

Football hall of famer O.J. Simpson filed an appeal to be released from a Nevada prison Friday, where he has been serving a 33-year sentence, after being convicted of kidnapping and armed robbery stemming from an incident in a Las …

Senzo Meyiwa Shot Dead During Home Invasion

South African goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was shot dead on Sunday during a home invasion gone wrong. Meyiwa was a goalkeeper and team captain for the Orlando Pirates soccer club in Johannesburg. He had also served as goalkeeper for the South …

Melissa Jenkins’ Family Reacts To Guilty Verdict

Melissa Jenkins was abducted in March 2012 and was sexually assaulted and killed. On Wednesday morning, her relatives and friends found some relief and closure when the jury returned with a guilty verdict for one of her attackers. Allen Prue …

Body Found in Virginia Could Be Hannah Graham

Charlottesville and Albemarle County, Virginia police this week announced that a body found could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Graham’s disappearance on September 13 prompted a month-long search for the student. On Saturday police provided an update …

Jodi Arias: Judge Rules Against Live Broadcast Of Death Penalty Trial

Jodi Arias’ penalty retrial will not broadcast live, unlike the first trial which provided endless cable TV and tabloid fodder. The live broadcast of the first trial was the reason cited by the nearly two dozen potential jurors who were …

Jodi Arias’ “Fool for a Client” Move Going Well So Far

“He who represents himself has a fool for a client.” Jodi Arias isn’t going down without a fight, even if she is the only one fighting. Arias is representing herself in this latest attempt to get a sentence secured for …

Married Police Officers Murder Daughter’s Boyfriend

Two Tulsa, Oklahoma police officers who are married to one another have been charged in the shooting death of the 19-year-old boyfriend of their daughter. Jeremy Lake was found shot to death in the street near downtown Tulsa Tuesday evening, …

Michigan Boy, 9, Fatally Stabbed at Playground

A 12-year-old boy fatally stabbed a nine-year-old at a Kentwood, Michigan playground on Monday. The incident occurred at a play area at the Pinewood Village Mobile Home Park, where 9-year-old Michael Conner Verkerke was stabbed in the back. According to …

Jodi Arias Representing Herself in Court

Convicted killer Jodi Arias will be allowed to represent herself in the sentencing phase of her capital murder trial. On June 4, 2008, Arias attacked her boyfriend Travis Alexander, and ended up stabbing him repeatedly, slitting his throat and shooting …

Bodies of Missing Arkansas Man and Infant Son Found

The bodies of an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son were discovered in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains on Tuesday, concluding a four-day search. Brian Floyd, 33, and his son Harper Floyd were last seen on Friday morning …

Skylar Neese Stabbed by ‘Best Friends’

On July 6, 2012, 16-year-old Star City, West Virginia high school student Skylar Neese was stabbed to death by best friends Shelia Eddy and Rachel Shoaf. After Neese went missing, authorities initially concluded that the teen had likely overdosed on …

One-Eyed Man Sought in 7-Eleven Double Homicide

Authorities are searching for a one-eyed gang member who fatally shot two other men in front of a Van Nuys, California 7-Eleven convenience store early Thursday morning. According to a statement from the Los Angeles Police Department, Angel Santana, 29, …

Alix Tichelman Had a Long History of Drug Abuse

A former housemate of Alix Catherine Tichelman, who police say injected a fatal dose of heroin to a Google executive who repeatedly paid her for sex, had a drug habit that had likely progressed into full-scale dependence. Google executive Forrest …

Sierra LaMar DNA Evidence Found on Rope

Over two years after Morgan Hill, California teenager Sierra LaMar disappeared, grand jury transcripts have been released detailing evidence against murder suspect Antolin Garcia-Torres. The court in Santa Clara County forwarded a 1,900 page document to the San Jose Mercury …

Prostitute Injected Deceased Google Exec with Heroin

Google executive Forrest Hayes was found dead on his yacht in Santa Cruz, California last November, and authorities initially concluded that it was due to his overdosing on heroin. Seven months later, police have uncovered new video evidence taken from …

Casey Anthony: Does She Deserve Life Of Loneliness?

Casey Anthony has all but disappeared off the face of the planet after her sensational murder trial back in 2011. While photo upon photo of Casey Anthony partying it up while her daughter was missing was shared during her trial, …

Slender Man Story Leads To Two Girls Stabbing Their Friend 19 Times

On Monday, two 12-year-old girls from Waukesha, Wisconsin were charged as adults for the attempted first-degree intentional homicide of another 12-year-old girl. What caused these girls to want to kill one of their best friends? According to police, the girls …

Brooklyn Stabbing: Reward Offered For Six-Year-Old’s Killer

A young boy is dead and a young girl is in critical condition following what appears to be a random stabbing in Brooklyn, New York. According to a New York Times report, six-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto and seven-year-old Mikayla …

Teen Murders Parents for ‘Taking Away His iPod and Stuff’

Here’s a chilling, sad, and ridiculous story out of Norfolk, Virginia. And otherwise well-balanced high school sophomore has pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder after he beat and stabbed both of his parents to death. The reason? “I …

Holly Bobo Case: Judge Denies Ruling On Immunity Agreement

On Tuesday, a chancery court judge said that she does not have the jurisdiction to preside over an immunity agreement dispute in the Holly Bobo case. The case will be moved from the Decatur County Chancery Court to the Decatur …