12:22 PM EDT 07/30/2014

Add PEOPLE News

True Crime

Cops: Dad 'Sexted' Six Women While Toddler Son Died in Hot Car

Cops: Justin Ross Harris 'Sexted' Six Women While His Son, 22 Months, Died in Hot Car

Originally posted 07/03/2014 05:00PM

On the surface, the case of Justin Ross Harris seems like every parent's nightmare: A forgetful dad doesn't remember to drop off his toddler at day care, accidentally leaving him strapped in a sweltering car during 90-degree weather. When he returns to the car seven hours later, he finds his son dead.

Read More

Credit: Courtesy Hearts for Healing
Slender Man Stabbing Victim's Family: 'She Continues to Amaze Us' in Her Recovery

The 12-Year-Old Girls Accused of the Slender Man Stabbing to Appear in Court

Originally posted 07/02/2014 06:00AM

Two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing their 12-year-old friend 19 times in the name of Slender Man, an online fictional character, are expected to appear in a Wisconsin courtroom Wednesday.

Read More

Oscar Pistorius Not Mentally Ill When He Killed Girlfriend: Experts

UpdatePosted 06/30/2014 12:30PM

Oscar Pistorius Not Mentally Ill When He Killed Girlfriend: Experts

Originally posted 06/30/2014 07:40AM

A panel of mental health experts has concluded that Oscar Pistorius was not suffering from a mental illness when he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in his home last year, the chief prosecutor at the athlete's murder trial said Monday.

Read More

Credit: David Livingston/Getty
Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

UpdatePosted 06/30/2014 11:25AM

Indio Downey Arrested for Possession of Cocaine

Originally posted 06/30/2014 09:45AM

Robert Downey Jr.'s son, Indio Downey, was arrested for possession of cocaine on Sunday afternoon, PEOPLE confirms.

Read More

Credit: Klaus Nowottnick/AP
Bourbon Street Shooting Leaves 9 Injured in New Orleans

Bourbon Street Shooting Leaves 9 Injured in New Orleans

Originally posted 06/29/2014 03:00PM

Nine people were shot on touristy Bourbon Street in New Orleans' celebrated French Quarter.

Read More

Advertisement
Credit: Cobb County Sheriff's Depart/AP
Police: Georgia Father Researched Child Deaths Online Before His Son Died in Hot Car

UpdatePosted 06/28/2014 04:10PM

Police: Ross Harris Researched Child Deaths Online Before His Son Died in Hot Car

Originally posted 06/29/2014 09:00AM

The mother of a 22-month-old boy who died after being left in a hot car said at his funeral Saturday that she doesn't blame her husband, Justin Ross Harris – despite Harris telling police that he'd been researching child deaths in cars in the days leading up to his son Cooper's death.

Read More

Credit: Courtesy Lori Moore/Facebook
Ex-Couple Exchanged Tense Texts Before Fatal High School Reunion Shooting

High School Reunion Shooting:
Ex-Couple Exchanged Tense Texts Before Fatal Encounter

Originally posted 06/27/2014 05:30PM

Just 45 minutes before Jason Moore showed up at an Illinois high school reunion and shot his ex-wife and her new boyfriend, he sent her a chilling text message.

Read More

Credit: Cobb County Sheriff's Depart/AP
Police Respond to Reports Surrounding Death of Toddler in Hot Car

Police Respond to Reports Surrounding Death of Toddler in Hot Car

Originally posted 06/27/2014 11:30AM

Police investigating the death of a 22-month-old boy, whose father left him strapped in a hot car for seven hours in Marietta, Georgia, are frustrated with rumors circulating around the case.

Read More

Precocious 4-Year-Old Foils Babysitter's Robbery Plot

UpdatePosted 06/25/2014 05:30PM

Precocious 4-Year-Old Foils Babysitter's Robbery Plot

Originally posted 06/25/2014 02:30PM

"The bad guys stole my kitty bank, they stole my iPod," says Abby, one lucky and capable four-year-old from Ferndale, Washington. That was part of "the worst day in my life," the day she witnessed a home invasion that occurred while she was under the care of a 17-year-old babysitter.

But there's a twist to the scary story: The robbery was faked, and Abby was the one who helped expose the scam.

Read More

Credit: Ricky Flores/The Journal News
Lacey Spears Arrest: It's Almost 'Like Jekyll and Hyde,' Says Friend

Lacey Spears Arrest: It's Almost 'Like Jekyll and Hyde,' Says Friend

Originally posted 06/25/2014 05:15PM

The arrest of Lacey Spears, the Chestnut Ridge, New York, mom who allegedly poisoned her 5-year-old son, Garnett, with salt, still has Spears's friends reeling and wondering – Who is the real Lacey Spears?

Read More

From Our Partners