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Colorado Gov. Sympathizes With Parents of Gunman

Colorado Gov. Sympathizes With Parents of Gunman

Colorado Dept of Corrections(Monument, Colo.) — The parents of Evan Ebel, who signed his name “Evil Evan” and is a suspect in two murders, had a “bad streak” that his parents “tried desperately to correct,” Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said.Hickenl…

"In Cold Blood" Killers Exhumed, Investigators Hope to Solve 53-Year-Old Cold Case

"In Cold Blood" Killers Exhumed, Investigators Hope to Solve 53-Year-Old Cold Case

Comstock/Thinkstock(LANSING, Kan.) — The bodies of the killers who were the basis of Truman Capote’s true-crime book In Cold Blood were exhumed Tuesday in Kansas, as authorities hope to crack a 53-year-old cold case using DNA.After committing the In C…

Alaska Serial Killer Committed Suicide with Hidden Razor and Bedding

Alaska Serial Killer Committed Suicide with Hidden Razor and Bedding

Kevin Horan/Ston(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — Serial killer Israel Keyes committed suicide in his Alaska jail cell by embedding a disposable razor blade into a pencil and slitting his wrist and using bedding material to strangle himself, the FBI said Wednesda…

Alaska Barista Murder Suspect Traveled to Kill Because He ‘Liked to Do It’

Alaska Barista Murder Suspect Traveled to Kill Because He ‘Liked to Do It’

Kevin Horan/Stone(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — A man charged in the death of a teenage barista in Alaska told police that he traveled the country with the sole purpose to kill strangers because he “liked to do it,” prosecutors said Monday.Vermont and federal …

DNA from "In Cold Blood" Killers Could Solve 1959 Florida Cold Case

DNA from "In Cold Blood" Killers Could Solve 1959 Florida Cold Case

Comstock/Thinkstock(OSPREY, Fla.) — More than 50 years after the Walker family was murdered in the quiet, carefree town of Osprey, Fla., the focus of the cold case investigation has shifted to two notorious killers who were the basis of Truman Capote’…

Toddler’s Death Points to Other Killings

Toddler’s Death Points to Other Killings

Hemera/Thinkstock(MANASSAS, Va.) — Police investigating a Virginia man in connection to the death of his 15-month-old son are also looking to see whether he played a role in the mysterious deaths of two other people: his mother and an ex-girlfriend.Jo…

‘John Doe Duffle Bag’ Arrested in Connection to Three New York Murders

‘John Doe Duffle Bag’ Arrested in Connection to Three New York Murders

Joseph Devenney/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The man known as “John Doe Duffel Bag” was arrested today in connection with the slayings of three shopkeepers of Middle Eastern descent in Brooklyn.Salvatore Perrone, 63, was arrested following a long night of…

Gun Recovered from ‘John Doe Duffel Bag’ in Connection with NY Murders

Gun Recovered from ‘John Doe Duffel Bag’ in Connection with NY Murders

NYPD(NEW YORK) — A sawed-off rifle and bloody knife were recovered as detectives continued to question “John Doe Duffel Bag” in connection with the slayings of three Middle Eastern Brooklyn, N.Y., shopkeepers, a police official told ABC News.The State…

Illinois Woman Charged with Killing Son, 5-year-old Girl Denied Bail

Illinois Woman Charged with Killing Son, 5-year-old Girl Denied Bail

Joseph Devenney/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — The Illinois woman charged with the murder of her 7-year-old son, who she stabbed over 100 times, and a 5-year-old girl in her care was denied bail by a Chicago-area court on Thursday.Elzbieta Plackowska, of Nap…

Denver Police Puzzled by Murders, Arson at Local Bar

Denver Police Puzzled by Murders, Arson at Local Bar

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(DENVER) — Denver police are puzzled by the late-night murder of four women and a man inside a bar that was then set on fire.Fero’s Bar & Grill erupted into flames early Wednesday morning shortly before closing time following…

Ohio Teen Headed to Trial in Craigslist Killings

Ohio Teen Headed to Trial in Craigslist Killings

ABC News(AKRON, Ohio) — The trial for an Ohio teen accused of being the co-conspirator in an allegedly phony Craigslist job scheme that resulted in the deaths of three men is underway with jury selection beginning Tuesday.Brogan Rafferty, 17, allegedl…

French Alps Killings: Brother of Victim Denies Financial Dispute

French Alps Killings: Brother of Victim Denies Financial Dispute

Top Photo Group/Thinkstock(PARIS) — Although authorities in France believe a family dispute about money might have led to the killing of four people and the shooting of a 7-year-old girl in the French Alps, a French prosecutor said the brother of one …

French Alps Killings: Family Dispute Suspected

French Alps Killings: Family Dispute Suspected

Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images(PARIS) — Prosecutors in France believe a family dispute over money might have led to the killing of four people and the shooting of a 7-year-old girl in the French Alps.Investigators are now looking to question the brothe…

Two Grisly Child Murders Prompt PCP Crackdown in New Jersey

Two Grisly Child Murders Prompt PCP Crackdown in New Jersey

Comstock/Thinkstock(CAMDEN, N.J.) — Authorities in New Jersey are cracking down on PCP, a hallucinogenic drug that has been involved in two grisly murders of children in less than two weeks in the crime-ridden city of Camden, N.J.The Camden County Pro…

Calif. Detective Questions Possible Link in Unsolved Murders and Sikh Temple Massacre

Calif. Detective Questions Possible Link in Unsolved Murders and Sikh Temple Massacre

Scott Olson/Getty Images(ELK GROVE, Calif.) — In the wake of the tragic shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin earlier this month, a detective in California is raising the possibility that the murders of two Sikh men there last year may be connected …

Convicted Sex Offender Confesses to 1970s Murders

Convicted Sex Offender Confesses to 1970s Murders

Portland Police Bureau(BROWNSVILLE, Texas) — Oregon police are investigating the claims by a convicted sex “predator” that he committed three to four homicides in Portland between 1970 and 1993.Jeffrey Paul Cutlip called police in Brownsville, Texas, …

Chicago Mayor Emanuel Chastises Gangs for Child’s Murder

Chicago Mayor Emanuel Chastises Gangs for Child’s Murder

Scott Olson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — The latest number signifying how bad Chicago’s violence has become is a small one: 7.That’s how old Heaven Sutton was when she died Wednesday night of a gunshot to the back.  She was selling candy a…

Man Arrested in Connection with Mississippi Fatal Shootings

Man Arrested in Connection with Mississippi Fatal Shootings

Tunica County Sheriff’s Office(TUNICA, Miss.) — Authorities in Mississippi have arrested a suspect in connection with two fatal shootings that occurred last week along the state’s northern highways.James D. Willie, 28, was originally arrested Tuesday …

After Mississippi Killings, Man Questioned Following Apparent Fake-Cop Highway Stops

After Mississippi Killings, Man Questioned Following Apparent Fake-Cop Highway Stops

Thinkstock/Getty Images(HUMPHREYS COUNTY, Miss.) — Authorities are questioning a man over suspicious highway stops in central Mississippi after two fatal shootings last week that apparently occurred during phony police stops in the northern part of th…

Florida Mom Murders Her Four Children, Kills Herself

Florida Mom Murders Her Four Children, Kills Herself

Brevard County Sheriff’s Office(PORT ST. JOHN, Fla.) — A Florida mom went on a murderous rampage early Tuesday, killing her four children before turning the gun on herself.The murders happened around 4:30 a.m. in Port St. John, Fla.  Lt. Tod Good…

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