11:35 AM EDT 04/16/2014
Originally posted 03/28/2014 08:00PM
Jessica Dutro regularly beat all three of her kids – but the Portland mom was especially hard on her son Zachary, eventually beating him to death the day before his fourth birthday because he seemed gay, prosecutors say.
Originally posted 03/25/2014 12:30PM
Oscar Pistorius, who is expected to testify in his murder trial at the end of the week, said Tuesday he's going through "a tough time" in a rare comment after the prosecution closed its case against the double-amputee runner.
Originally posted 03/21/2014 06:45PM
A 6-year-old Colorado boy believed he had cancer. He was told he was going to die. Turns out, it was all part of an elaborate scam, according to police.
Originally posted 03/21/2014 10:50AM
A man accused of firing a gun near the head of a performer in the Thunder from Down Under male revue during a backstage robbery attempt was identified by authorities Thursday as a Las Vegas resident with a history of scrapes with the law.
Originally posted 03/21/2014 06:45AM
The great-niece of the late singer Johnny Cash has been found stabbed to death and stuffed in a box in a house, authorities in Tennessee said Thursday.
Originally posted 03/16/2014 04:00PM
Authorities said Saturday that a third suspect was arrested in the killing of an Aspen, Colo., socialite, more than a week after a couple who rented the woman's home were taken into custody.
Originally posted 03/16/2014 01:30PM
A co-founder of the frozen yogurt chain Pinkberry was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for beating a homeless man with a tire iron in Los Angeles.
Originally posted 03/14/2014 12:05PM
The crazy case of celebrity skincare specialist Dawn DaLuise, who was charged last week with hiring a hit man to off a competitor, grew even stranger Thursday, when Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators announced the arrest of a man whom they say harassed and scared DaLuise while encouraging her to assume her tormentor was somebody else.
Originally posted 03/13/2014 08:20AM
A man and woman were killed early Thursday after a suspected drunken driver fleeing from arrest crashed through barricades set up for the South By Southwest festival and struck the pair and others on a crowded street, police said.
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