01:55 PM EDT 03/05/2014
Originally posted 02/26/2014 12:40PM
The frontman for the San Diego-based, Grammy-nominated metal band As I Lay Dying pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempting to arrange the murder of his estranged wife for $1,000, according to reports.
Originally posted 01/25/2014 03:20PM
There was a lot of pot and very little luck for a group of elementary-school teachers who showed up for an after-hours get-together in Benicia, Calif.
Originally posted 01/25/2014 12:40PM
Police descended on a mall in Columbia, Md., Saturday morning after receiving reports that a shooter had opened fire there.
Originally posted 01/11/2014 01:20PM
A waitress in Oregon found an envelope scribbled with a question mark left on one of her tables as a tip. Inside? Crystal meth.
Originally posted 07/19/2013 07:30PM
It may be a case of art to ashes – and scientists are trying to get to the bottom of the mystery.
A Romanian museum official said Wednesday that ash from the oven of a woman whose son is charged with stealing seven multimillion-dollar paintings – including a Matisse, a Picasso and a Monet – contains paint, canvas and nails.
The finding is evidence that Olga Dogaru may have been telling the truth when she claimed to have burned the paintings, which were taken from a Dutch museum last year in a daring daylight heist.
Originally posted 07/10/2013 07:30AM
An associate of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez said he was told Hernandez fired the shots that resulted in the death of a semi-pro football player, according to documents filed in Florida.
The records, obtained by the Associated Press, also show that a vehicle wanted in a double killing in Boston a year before had been rented in Hernandez's name.
Together, the revelations provide the most damning evidence yet against the 23-year-old star athlete.
Originally posted 05/09/2013 02:35PM
She looks different, and no wonder.
Gina DeJesus, found alive this week, was barely a teenager when she was abducted nine years ago. Today, she is thinner, paler and with shorter hair than when she was last seen. But her family knows she's still the Gina they knew.
"She was 14. She looked like a 14-year-old. Now she's a woman. She's a 23-year-old woman," Lydia Esparra, a family friend who visited DeJesus in her home Wednesday, told PEOPLE.
Gina is "very tiny, very petite, and her hair is shorter," Esparra said. "When she was kidnapped she had longer hair, but now she has shorter hair … Despite being skinny, she looked very healthy. She obviously doesn't have a lot of skin color, because she's been living in a house with no sun for nine years. But she looks amazing. Amazing."
Originally posted 05/09/2013 08:40AM
A Cleveland man was arraigned Thursday on charges of rape and kidnapping after three women missing for about a decade were found alive at his home on Monday.
Ariel Castro appeared in court Thursday morning. He looked down at the ground for nearly the entire proceeding, biting his collar and signing documents with his handcuffed hands. He didn't speak. Bond was set at $2 million on each case.
The women found alive after a decade in captivity endured lonely, dark lives inside a dingy home where they were raped and allowed outside only a handful of times in disguises while walking to a garage steps away, investigators say.
The 52-year-old former school bus driver has emerged as the lone suspect.
Originally posted 03/08/2012 01:30PM
Originally posted 10/18/2010 05:00PM
It was a tragedy that ended the life of a young woman and swept up a congressman in a wave of scandal that destroyed his political career.
Nine years later, the trial of Chandra Levy's alleged murderer has begun – and former Democratic Rep. Gary Condit, never named as a police suspect but the center of international attention because of his alleged romantic involvement with Levy, may be called as a witness.
Jury selection started Monday in the trial of Ingmar Guandique, 29, who is charged with murder, kidnapping, attempted sexual assault along with other counts.
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