'Texas 7': The murderous gang that pulled off one of the most daring prison escapes in US history
'Texas 7': The murderous gang that pulled off one of the most daring prison escapes in US history

The Texas 7 escaped from John B. Connally Unit on December 13, 2000. Six of them were captured after a month; the seventh killed himself before being captured.

Beto O'Rourke ate 'dirt said to have regenerative powers' after losing Senate race to Ted Cruz
Beto O'Rourke ate 'dirt said to have regenerative powers' after losing Senate race to Ted Cruz

Beto O'Rourke, who failed to dethrone Ted Cruz in the 2018 Senate race despite raising $80 million, is already rolling in campaign cash after announcing entry into the 2020 race

Mother of four spends $50K to clone beloved toy poodle resulting in three identical pups
Mother of four spends $50K to clone beloved toy poodle resulting in three identical pups

The mother of four Amy Vangemert is also planning to clone the identical puppies in a couple of years

Mississippi governor bans abortions at about six weeks if 'heartbeat' can be heard
Mississippi governor bans abortions at about six weeks if 'heartbeat' can be heard

Terming it "cruel and clearly unconstitutional," New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights said it would sue Mississippi to block the law from taking effect on July 1

Beto O'Rourke raises record-breaking $6.1m in first 24 hours of campaign in run-up to 2020 US presidential elections
Beto O'Rourke raises record-breaking $6.1m in first 24 hours of campaign in run-up to 2020 US presidential elections

O'Rourke's campaign, in a statement on Monday, announced that a total of $6,136,763 in donations were made online, and the funding poured in from every state in the country

Body of missing toddler found in ditch wrapped in blanket, 5 days after mother shot dead by father
Body of missing toddler found in ditch wrapped in blanket, 5 days after mother shot dead by father

The toddler had gone missing after her mother Sierra Robinson had been found murdered in her Milwaukee, Wisconsin home by the child's father.

Democratic star Beto O'Rourke confirms he's running for president
Democratic star Beto O'Rourke confirms he's running for president

Democratic star Beto O'Rourke confirms he's running for president Democratic star Beto O'Rourke confirms he's running for president

The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals 2019 applications are now open and on till April 1, don't waste a minute
The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals 2019 applications are now open and on till April 1, don't waste a minute

The 24 Hour Plays: Nationals present an opportunity, at no cost, for young artists to meet their peers and build relationships that will serve them throughout their careers

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggests Ronald Reagan's policies towards black people and minorities were 'racist'
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez suggests Ronald Reagan's policies towards black people and minorities were 'racist'

The New York lawmaker, while speaking about her Green New Deal and Medicare for All, also called the country's current state as "garbage"

Mother abandons five children under 12 for four days at home while she goes on a beach vacation
Mother abandons five children under 12 for four days at home while she goes on a beach vacation

When the cops arrived they were stunned to see the unhygienic condition the children were left in, which included feces, soiled diapers and garbage in the house

Alabama judge allows teen would-be dad to sue medics for assisting girlfriend abort baby in potentially groundbreaking case
Alabama judge allows teen would-be dad to sue medics for assisting girlfriend abort baby in potentially groundbreaking case

Ryan Magers, in his complaint, argued that the doctors of the women's center violated the right to life of his developing child, which is recognized under Alabama's amendment

Judge wants to visit Statue of Liberty before sentencing climber Theresa "Patricia" Okoumou
Judge wants to visit Statue of Liberty before sentencing climber Theresa "Patricia" Okoumou

Federal Judge Gabriel Gorenstein said that he would like to visit the Statue of Liberty so that he can "better appreciate the risks or hazards created by defendant’s conduct."

Woman born with no arms, knees, and just 7 toes thought she'd be alone forever; she's now planning her dream wedding
Woman born with no arms, knees, and just 7 toes thought she'd be alone forever; she's now planning her dream wedding

30-year-old Jlissa Austin from Houston, Texas, is only 3ft 4inches tall and thought she was going to be alone forever until she met the man of her dreams, Johnathon Shorter

Toasting bread and turkey roasts release dangerous level of "fine particles" that can cause serious health hazards: Study
Toasting bread and turkey roasts release dangerous level of "fine particles" that can cause serious health hazards: Study

University of Texas researchers found safest way to heat bread is to 'go for gold' after it was found that toasters release toxic particles the moment they are turned on.

5-month-old found emaciated, 'close to death' after vegan parents fed him mashed potatoes instead of baby formula
5-month-old found emaciated, 'close to death' after vegan parents fed him mashed potatoes instead of baby formula

Robert Ronald Buskey, 31, and Julia Austin French, 20, were arrested and charged this past Wednesday with felony child abuse after their child was found extremely malnourished

San Antonio woman dismembers cousin and cooks his severed limbs in a barbecue over botched drug deal
San Antonio woman dismembers cousin and cooks his severed limbs in a barbecue over botched drug deal

39-year-old Candie Dominguez was sentenced to the maximum possible time behind bars for her role in the murder and will become eligible for parole after serving 15 years

Youtube star Austin Jones pleads guilty to producing child pornography after forcing minors to send him explicit videos
Youtube star Austin Jones pleads guilty to producing child pornography after forcing minors to send him explicit videos

Popular Youtube star Austin Jones faces at least five years in prison after he coerced girls as young as 14 to strip and make sexually explicit videos for him

Texas woman, 26, arrested for masturbating in public with her 'legs straight up in the air and spread open'
Texas woman, 26, arrested for masturbating in public with her 'legs straight up in the air and spread open'

Nickels was reportedly charged with indecent exposure near the JW Marriot Austin hotel at approximately 5.20pm on Tuesday.

Thousands of strangers turn up for burial of Air Force veteran after word got out that no one would attend
Thousands of strangers turn up for burial of Air Force veteran after word got out that no one would attend

It's estimated that more than 5,000 made their way to attend the funeral of 72-year-old Joseph Walker this past week.

One-pound Chihuahua snatched by hawk and then dropped mid-air miraculously survives fall
One-pound Chihuahua snatched by hawk and then dropped mid-air miraculously survives fall

A group of construction workers in Austin, Texas found the 'Miracle Puppy' after they heard it crying and it did not have any broken bones or life-threatening injuries

Woman who accidentally shot boyfriend dead while posing with a rifle for Snapchat charged with manslaughter
Woman who accidentally shot boyfriend dead while posing with a rifle for Snapchat charged with manslaughter

A Texas woman claims she was posing with a rifle for a Snapchat photo when she accidentally shot and killed her boyfriend, according to official reports

Man murdered couple and then stripped naked as he chewed on husband's face like a dog
Man murdered couple and then stripped naked as he chewed on husband's face like a dog

Austin Harouff will be contending two charges of first-degree murder and one charge of attempted first-degree murder in the gruesome 2016 attack

Sweeping Texas abortion lawsuit has judge "confused" and AG slamming "radical pro-abortion agenda"
Sweeping Texas abortion lawsuit has judge "confused" and AG slamming "radical pro-abortion agenda"

Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office pointed out that the US Supreme Court has upheld requirements like those targeted in the lawsuit against Texas

'Mean' Gene Okerlund, famed legendary wrestling announcer dies at the age of 76
'Mean' Gene Okerlund, famed legendary wrestling announcer dies at the age of 76

WWE described him as "the most recognizable interviewer in sports-entertainment history" and was last seen on WWE TV in January 2018

Father, stepmother repeatedly punished 9-year-old daughter by tying her up and waterboarding her in a bathtub
Father, stepmother repeatedly punished 9-year-old daughter by tying her up and waterboarding her in a bathtub

A Utah couple have been charged with one count of felony child abuse after they waterboarded their 9-year-old daughter as a punishment

Two women arrested for having sex with 14-year-old boy they met at pool party in Texas
Two women arrested for having sex with 14-year-old boy they met at pool party in Texas

Desiree Cherie Hovatter, 19, of Houston, and Austin resident Savanna Nicole Spurlock, 21 reportedly met the teenager at a pool party in Temple, Texas, in July.

Connecticut mother-of-nine adopts six children with special needs to give them a better future
Connecticut mother-of-nine adopts six children with special needs to give them a better future

Hope Feliciano represents motherhood in its most inclusive form, as she goes on to care for children who are challenged in various health related ways

Ivanka Trump used personal account to send hundreds of official and business emails last year
Ivanka Trump used personal account to send hundreds of official and business emails last year

The report sparked immediate comparisons with Hillary Clinton, who had used a private email server while in office and was subjected to a federal investigation.

Obama surprises wife Michelle with flowers as she tours country promoting new memoir 'Becoming'
Obama surprises wife Michelle with flowers as she tours country promoting new memoir 'Becoming'

The former first lady was at the Capital One Arena in Washington, DC, on Saturday night to sit down for a lengthy conversation with former Obama White House advisor Valerie Jarrett

Man facing 99 years in prison after ex-girlfriend accused him of assault proven innocent thanks to selfie his mom posted
Man facing 99 years in prison after ex-girlfriend accused him of assault proven innocent thanks to selfie his mom posted

Cristopher Precopia was arrested in September 2017, and accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home, attacking her, and using a box cutter to carve out an X on her chest

Wheelchair-bound man hired a former Marine to kill ex-girlfriend because she was dating a black man
Wheelchair-bound man hired a former Marine to kill ex-girlfriend because she was dating a black man

The man, identified as Keith Cote who was left paralyzed in 2013, was arrested after the hitman he hired to murder SanDee Jones alerted the authorities about Cote

Texas teacher who flashed a broad smile in her mugshot pleads guilty to having sex with 17-year-old student
Texas teacher who flashed a broad smile in her mugshot pleads guilty to having sex with 17-year-old student

Sarah Madden Fowlkes, 28, has pleaded guilty to charges of improper relationship between an educator and a student. She is seeking a plea deal.

Gay adult star found dead at 21 of suspected drug overdose
Gay adult star found dead at 21 of suspected drug overdose

Kyle Dean, whose real name is Brandon Chrisan, was known to have starred in several gay porn videos for the likes of Corbin Fisher and GayHoopla

Ridley Scott's TV directorial debut 'Raised by Wolves' gets series order at TNT
Ridley Scott's TV directorial debut 'Raised by Wolves' gets series order at TNT

'Raised By Wolves' centers upon two androids tasked with raising human children on a mysterious virgin planet as humans are torn apart by religious differences

Married math teacher allegedly lowered grades of a student because he stopped having sex with her
Married math teacher allegedly lowered grades of a student because he stopped having sex with her

27-year-old Jennifer Olajire-Aro had allegedly 'encouraged and coerced' the then 17-year-old into having sexual intercourse several times in places that included their school

3D gun maker Cody Wilson jailed for sexually assaulting a child
3D gun maker Cody Wilson jailed for sexually assaulting a child

Wilson, the founder of Defense Distributed, became a significant figure in the debate over guns in the country after his company released blueprints for plastic guns online.

Six white high school students with boots share shocking photo of them standing on a black classmate
Six white high school students with boots share shocking photo of them standing on a black classmate

Students at Moody High School have apologized for taking a controversial photo of six white male students in cowboy boots standing on an African-American student lying face down

New details emerge in case of man who shot two teen girls and said Satan helped him plan the attack
New details emerge in case of man who shot two teen girls and said Satan helped him plan the attack

The arrest warrant affidavits stated that Lott confessed to killing Lauren Landavazo and shooting Makayla Smith during an interview with detectives after he was arrested in 2016

They’re going to give me another heart attack, says teacher slapped with medical bill of $108,951
They’re going to give me another heart attack, says teacher slapped with medical bill of $108,951

Drew Calver, who is a married father-of-two, received a bill from St. David's Medical Center a month after he had heart surgery that informed him he had to pay $108,951

Father who slammed his 16-month-old son into concrete and stabbed him to death charged with capital murder
Father who slammed his 16-month-old son into concrete and stabbed him to death charged with capital murder

Witnesses said the man carried Ashton into an apartment complex courtyard and yelled 'Jesus is coming' before the stabbing frenzy began.

Chris Watts exhibits all the classic traits of a psychopath, says expert
Chris Watts exhibits all the classic traits of a psychopath, says expert

Kim Gorgens, a clinical professor has apparently conducted extensive research on criminal behavior, which makes her believe that Chris Watts is indeed a psychopath

"Jesus. Please, God, help us": Footage shows father and son making dramatic escape through deadly forest fire
"Jesus. Please, God, help us": Footage shows father and son making dramatic escape through deadly forest fire

70-year-old Charlie Bilton and his son Justin were forced to turn back after the fallen tree blocked the road and managed to escape the fire by taking a boat across Lake McDonald

'He was making no sense': Last person to see Shanann Watts alive says she suspected Chris from Day 1
'He was making no sense': Last person to see Shanann Watts alive says she suspected Chris from Day 1

Nickole Atkinson says she was not at all 'shocked' by the arrest of Chris Watts since he did not appear to be very concerned after his wife and daughters vanished

Donald Trump's granite inscription on display at New Hampshire State Library vandalized
Donald Trump's granite inscription on display at New Hampshire State Library vandalized

The block had been put on display at the Library to honor the winners of the New Hampshire Presidential party. The block marked Trump's 2016 win in the GOP primary

"Nice bowls, there!": Jack in the Box faces major backlash after releasing "tone-deaf," sexual innuendo-laden ad
"Nice bowls, there!": Jack in the Box faces major backlash after releasing "tone-deaf," sexual innuendo-laden ad

Jack in the Box has drawn the ire of liberals for its new TV commercial, which features not-so-subtle references to male genitalia.

Shocking footage emerges of UFC fighter Jared Gordon taking down Crips Gang members in violent street fight
Shocking footage emerges of UFC fighter Jared Gordon taking down Crips Gang members in violent street fight

A disturbing CCTV footage of the fight was shared by Gordon himself, and he reveals it had managed to leave his hands disfigured and requiring 21 stitches.

Brawl breaks out at Trump's Walk of Fame star in Hollywood after it was destroyed with a pickaxe
Brawl breaks out at Trump's Walk of Fame star in Hollywood after it was destroyed with a pickaxe

Trump's Walk of Fame star has been in news this week after a clip of a 24-year-old Austin Clay hammering away at Trump's star on early Wednesday morning was released

VIDEO: Moment pickaxe-wielding man destroys Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star
VIDEO: Moment pickaxe-wielding man destroys Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star

The incident came to light when pictures of the Donald Trump star smashed to smithereens — rendered unrecognizable — began doing the rounds of social media.

Police bust daycare facility and recover over 100lbs of marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and guns
Police bust daycare facility and recover over 100lbs of marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and guns

Those arrested included an employee of the U.S. Postal Service, the owner and operator of a day-care facility and a worker at a grocery store distribution center in Harnett County.

Nine members of a family dead after being wrongly assigned to the duck boat which capsized
Nine members of a family dead after being wrongly assigned to the duck boat which capsized

It has emerged that among the 17 victims who died in the Missouri boating tragedy nine people came from one family, as investigators focus on the safety of duck boats

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