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Missing Menifee, Calif. Boy’s Half-Brother Charged With Murder

Missing Menifee, Calif. Boy’s Half-Brother Charged With Murder

Riverside County Sheriff’s Department(MENIFEE, Calif.) — The 16-year-old half-brother of a Menifee, Calif., boy whose body was found in a shallow grave behind his house has been charged with the boy’s murder, officials said.
The Riverside County Distr…

Leaked Photographs of Pistorius Murder Scene ‘Not from the Police’

Leaked Photographs of Pistorius Murder Scene ‘Not from the Police’

Photo by Herman Verwey/City Press/Gallo Images/Getty Images(PRETORIA, South Africa) — Photographs of the bathroom where Olympian Oscar Pistorius allegedly killed his girlfriend were leaked on Friday, with questions abound regarding the handling of the…

Marine Killed by Police Linked to Two Deaths

Marine Killed by Police Linked to Two Deaths

KLST/ABC News(EDEN, Texas) — Police on Sunday identified a U.S. Marine accused of a drive-by shooting rampage that left one woman dead and five others injured in Texas, and said they believe he is also be responsible for the death of another woman in …

Kentucky Cop Shot Dead in Roadside Ambush

Kentucky Cop Shot Dead in Roadside Ambush

Comstock/Thinkstock(BARDSTOWN, Ky.) — Authorities are searching for clues in the shooting death of a Bardstown, Ky., police officer who was ambushed along a highway exit ramp after leaving his car to remove debris from the road.
State police believe t…

Police Investigate Reddit Murder ‘Confession’

Police Investigate Reddit Murder ‘Confession’

Comstock/Thinkstock(SAN DIEGO) — California police are investigating an alleged murder, confessed anonymously on the internet and brought to the authorities’ attention by citizen sleuths who believe they may have uncovered the poster’s identity.The Sa…

Newest Man on FBI’s 10 Most Wanted List Captured

Newest Man on FBI’s 10 Most Wanted List Captured

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo.) — The most recent addition to the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list has been taken into custody, according to authorities.A press release from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Departme…

Washington Man Suspected of Murdering Grandparents in Custody

Washington Man Suspected of Murdering Grandparents in Custody

KOMO News(LINCOLN CITY, Ore.) — A Washington state man suspected of murdering his grandparents last week is in custody after a daylong standoff Tuesday at a motel in Oregon.Michael Boysen, 26, surrendered after state police tactical teams used breachi…

Confirmed: $1 Million Lottery Winner Was Poisoned with Cyanide

Confirmed: $1 Million Lottery Winner Was Poisoned with Cyanide

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(CHICAGO) — The Cook County Coroner’s office in Illinois confirmed at a press conference Friday that the lottery winner who mysteriously died in July was in fact the victim of cyanide poisoning.
Urooj Khan, 46, died on Jul…

Jodi Arias Finishes Testimony Describing Killing

Jodi Arias Finishes Testimony Describing Killing

ABC News(PHOENIX) — Jodi Arias stepped down from the witness stand Wednesday after mounting an emotional effort to save herself from death row, insisting to the Arizona jury that an explosive fight with ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander led to his death, …

Former Ms. Washington Sentenced in Murder Case

Former Ms. Washington Sentenced in Murder Case

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) — Peggy Sue Thomas, a former Ms. Washington and ex-wife of a millionaire, was sentenced to four years in prison for her role in the murder of a former colleague’s husband.The ex-beauty queen accepted a plea bargai…

Jodi Arias Sidesteps Talk of Killing Ex-Boyfriend on Stand

Jodi Arias Sidesteps Talk of Killing Ex-Boyfriend on Stand

ABC News(PHOENIX) — Jurors have spent five days listening to Jodi Arias detail the ups and downs, erotic sex, religious secrets and alleged violence in her relationship with ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander.But they have yet to hear her version of the cr…

‘Blade Runner’ Olympian Arrested After Allegedly Shooting Girlfriend

‘Blade Runner’ Olympian Arrested After Allegedly Shooting Girlfriend

Bryn Lennon/Getty Images(PRETORIA, South Africa) — Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic gold medalist known as the “Blade Runner,” was taken into custody in South Africa on Thursday and charged with the murder of his girlfriend, who was fatally shot at …

Investigators Working 24/7 to Solve Texas Prosecutor’s Murder

Investigators Working 24/7 to Solve Texas Prosecutor’s Murder

Hemera/Thinkstock(KAUFMAN, Texas) — Investigators are working around the clock to find information leading to the killers of Texas prosecutor Mark Hasse, who was gunned down execution-style outside of the Kaufman County Courthouse last Thursday.Author…

Jodi Arias Expected to Testify This Week

Jodi Arias Expected to Testify This Week

ABC News(PHOENIX) — Alleged killer Jodi Arias is expected to take the stand this week and will try to convince an Arizona jury that her third version of how her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander died — that she killed him in self defense — is what reall…

JonBenet Ramsey Murder: Grand Jury Wanted to Indict Parents

JonBenet Ramsey Murder: Grand Jury Wanted to Indict Parents

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A grand jury believed there was enough evidence in 1999 to indict John and Patsy Ramsey on charges relating to the still-unsolved killing of their beauty queen daughter JonBenet Ramsey, ABC News sources say.Six-…

Former Ms. Washington Takes Plea Bargain in Murder Case

Former Ms. Washington Takes Plea Bargain in Murder Case

ABC News(FREELAND, Wa.) — A former Ms. Washington has accepted a plea bargain, one week before she was scheduled to stand trial on a first-degree murder charge.Peggy Sue Thomas, 47, pleaded guilty Thursday to a charge of rendering criminal assistance …

Alleged Philly Doctor Killer Had Anger Issues, Family Friend Says

Alleged Philly Doctor Killer Had Anger Issues, Family Friend Says

Comstock/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) — Jason Smith, the Philadelphia exterminator who police say showed up at the home of Dr. Melissa Ketunuti this week to solve her rodent problem before strangling her, was a problem child as an adolescent, a family fri…

Las Vegas Cop Shot Wife, Son in Head, Before Killing Himself

Las Vegas Cop Shot Wife, Son in Head, Before Killing Himself

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Dept.(LAS VEGAS) — A veteran Las Vegas cop apparently shot his ex-policewoman wife and their 5-year-old son in the head before he turned the gun on himself.The Clark County Coroner’s Office said Kathryn Michelle Walters, …

Pediatrician Found Hogtied, Burning in Philadelphia Home

Pediatrician Found Hogtied, Burning in Philadelphia Home

ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) — Investigators in Philadelphia are trying to unravel a baffling mystery after a hogtied pediatrician was found dead and on fire in the basement of her home.Police found Melissa Ketunuti, 35, a beloved doctor at Children’s Hospi…

Police Investigating Las Vegas Police Lt. Who Killed Family, Himself

Police Investigating Las Vegas Police Lt. Who Killed Family, Himself

Joseph Devenney/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) — Investigators are probing the background of a Las Vegas police lieutenant who apparently killed his wife and son before setting his home on fire and taking his own life.Police, firefighters and a SWAT team wer…

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