Texas mother accused of killing her toddler daughter by slapping her out of seizure triggered by boyfriend’s horrific abuse
Texas mother accused of killing her toddler daughter by slapping her out of seizure triggered by boyfriend’s horrific abuse

Sarah Elizabeth Newsom, 24, and her boyfriend Joshua Thomas Fulbright, 23, allegedly severely injured two-year-old Scarlett 'Olivia' Newsom

Georgia teacher makes 5-year-old special needs student sit in his own feces for two hours to 'prove a point' after he soiled himself
Georgia teacher makes 5-year-old special needs student sit in his own feces for two hours to 'prove a point' after he soiled himself

Kelly Lewis, 56, was subsequently charged with one felony count of cruelty to children in the second degree in connection to the incident.

Detroit mom, 20, tortured and beat 1-year-old son to death for beaking television, faces life in prison
Detroit mom, 20, tortured and beat 1-year-old son to death for beaking television, faces life in prison

Rhionna Nichols has been charged with felony murder and first-degree child abuse and torture in connection to her son's death, and is facing life in prison.

Married teacher, 32, arrested for sending nude photos and videos to two 14-year-old students
Married teacher, 32, arrested for sending nude photos and videos to two 14-year-old students

The mother of three, who taught at Hunters Creek Middle School in North Carolina, allegedly sent the images to her male students

Oregon mom, 36, had sex with 14-year-old boy who went to same school as her daughter after connecting with him on Snapchat
Oregon mom, 36, had sex with 14-year-old boy who went to same school as her daughter after connecting with him on Snapchat

Rheta Leanne Melvin, 36, admitted to sending the victim sexually explicit photos and videos, and also to "sexting other young kids."

Texas man kills estranged wife as she shielded her three children before he turned the gun on himself
Texas man kills estranged wife as she shielded her three children before he turned the gun on himself

Police said Alvarez shot Martinez-Gutierrez several times as she was sitting in the car before walking in front of the car and killing himself. Their three children were inside the car and watched the horrifying event unfold, but were luckily unharmed

'National Julius Jones Petition Day' set for December 11 to urge citizens to sign petition supporting Jones' clemency
'National Julius Jones Petition Day' set for December 11 to urge citizens to sign petition supporting Jones' clemency

Kim Kardashian West asked Gov. Stitt to “give thoughtful consideration to an Oklahoma death-row inmate’s petition for clemency.”

4-year-old twins free themselves from car seats and climb to safety after dad dies in car crash
4-year-old twins free themselves from car seats and climb to safety after dad dies in car crash

The authorities are currently investigating what caused the crash that killed 47-year-old Corey Simmons and left his young daughters injured.

Pensacola naval base shooter was 'infuriated' after instructor called him 'Porn Stash' in front of class
Pensacola naval base shooter was 'infuriated' after instructor called him 'Porn Stash' in front of class

Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a 21-year-old Saudi Royal Air Force Second Lieutenant, opened fire at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola on Friday, December 6, leaving three dead and at least 10 injured

California man who tied up, gagged and tortured transgender inmate hours after moving into her cell sentenced to death
California man who tied up, gagged and tortured transgender inmate hours after moving into her cell sentenced to death

Miguel Crespo, 48, already serving a life sentence on a second degree murder conviction, was sentenced to death after a jury convicted him of first degree murder and assault

Elderly Arizona couple found buried in snow after their car got stuck and they froze while trying to get help
Elderly Arizona couple found buried in snow after their car got stuck and they froze while trying to get help

Richard Alexander, 74, and Elizabeth Alexander, 79, possibly died from hypothermia.

Texas teen carves his name into girlfriend's forehead, breaks her jaw in three places in horrific attack that lasted hours
Texas teen carves his name into girlfriend's forehead, breaks her jaw in three places in horrific attack that lasted hours

The attack had started in the morning and had lasted until the afternoon and had begun after Jackub Jackson Hildreth, 19, and Catalina Mireles, 22, had argued about their relationship.

Leader of sex cult NXIVM may have poisoned women in his inner circle, killing two of them, claims documentary
Leader of sex cult NXIVM may have poisoned women in his inner circle, killing two of them, claims documentary

The inner circle of Keith Raniere's sex cult was primarily women, many of whom were diagnosed with cancer

Arizona man who assaulted disabled woman on train and threw her off wheelchair before trying to steal it arrested
Arizona man who assaulted disabled woman on train and threw her off wheelchair before trying to steal it arrested

As the train in Phoenix pulled into the station at 12th street and Jefferson, 26-year-old Austin Shurbutt was seen grabbing the wheelchair of a woman whom he threw to the ground

Arkansas police officer 'ambushed and executed' by 35-year-old gunman as he sat in his patrol vehicle outside station
Arkansas police officer 'ambushed and executed' by 35-year-old gunman as he sat in his patrol vehicle outside station

When officers responded, they heard additional gunshots, then found an armed suspect behind the police department

Thousands to attend protests against cop who stoned helpless wombat to death but was not charged nor punished
Thousands to attend protests against cop who stoned helpless wombat to death but was not charged nor punished

The blatant cruelty has resulted in nationwide outrage with more than 300,000 people signing the petition calling for Waylan Johncock to be punished

Chris Watts buried wife Shanann in a 'disrespectful' way leaving investigators disturbed: 'She was curled up, as if just thrown in like trash'
Chris Watts buried wife Shanann in a 'disrespectful' way leaving investigators disturbed: 'She was curled up, as if just thrown in like trash'

Kirby Lewis, an agent at the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, said that investigators 'arrived with this sense of dread' because they knew what the mission was

Female pedophile live-streamed herself raping young girl on Skype as man paid $2,500 to watch the abuse
Female pedophile live-streamed herself raping young girl on Skype as man paid $2,500 to watch the abuse

33-year-old Christine Callaghan had sexually abused the victim who was under 13 on Skype and had live-streamed the abuse

'Homicide for the Holidays': How lawyer Fred Tolkars had his wife killed in front of their two young kids to maintain his life of lies
'Homicide for the Holidays': How lawyer Fred Tolkars had his wife killed in front of their two young kids to maintain his life of lies

After spending Thanksgiving with her family, Sara and her kids bid goodbye to her family and promise to be back for Christmas and make up for the lost time. That was the last time her family saw her alive

Detective who criticized Madeleine McCann's parents for leaving her alone jailed for involvement in two violent break-ins
Detective who criticized Madeleine McCann's parents for leaving her alone jailed for involvement in two violent break-ins

Paula Pereira Cristovao, who played a prominent role in Netflix's 'The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann', was sentenced to seven and a half years for his involvement in the break-ins in Lisbon and Cascais

'Stressed' New York banker stabs wife, two children to death before using same knife to kill himself
'Stressed' New York banker stabs wife, two children to death before using same knife to kill himself

The victims have since been formally identified as 46-year-old  Chaun-Kai (Tom) Liu, his wife, Dorothy Liu, 42, and their two children Tennyson, 7, and Adeline, 4

Married New Jersey teacher, 45, adopted 15-year-old student so she could have sex with him every day
Married New Jersey teacher, 45, adopted 15-year-old student so she could have sex with him every day

Rayna Culver, 45, has been accused of sleeping with a student whom she had taken in when his family had kicked him out

Disney cruise worker accused of raping 10-year-old Florida girl, using spatula and hairbrush to abuse her over a 100 times
Disney cruise worker accused of raping 10-year-old Florida girl, using spatula and hairbrush to abuse her over a 100 times

53-year-old Keith Seitz was arrested by Orange County deputies on November 25 after the teenaged girl told her mother that he had raped her several times

California mother runs 63-year-old barber over with her car after he nicks her son's neck during haircut
California mother runs 63-year-old barber over with her car after he nicks her son's neck during haircut

Ruby Delgadillo is reported to have used her 2006 model Prius to commit the hit and run which resulted in Brian Martin being launched into a glass storefront

Kinky Kentucky family court judge accused of having threesomes in chambers, pressuring attorneys into group sex
Kinky Kentucky family court judge accused of having threesomes in chambers, pressuring attorneys into group sex

Family Court judge Dawn Gentry, 38, allegedly gave attorneys preferential treatment if they fulfilled her sexual demands

Horrifying video shows moments before 3-year-old North Carolina boy plunges 20 feet to his death from airport escalator
Horrifying video shows moments before 3-year-old North Carolina boy plunges 20 feet to his death from airport escalator

Jaiden Cowart had been playing with his two siblings, aged two and four, in the space between two escalators at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport when his clothing got caught in the machine.

Shooter at Naval Air Station in Pensacola killed after opening fire on multiple people, two dead and at least 10 hospitalized
Shooter at Naval Air Station in Pensacola killed after opening fire on multiple people, two dead and at least 10 hospitalized

Pensacola Police spokesman Mike Wood has confirmed that law enforcement responded to the active shooter. Base spokesman Jason Bortz said both gates are closed and the base is on lockdown.

12-year-old girl sexually abused for years says teachers did nothing to help her when she was mocked in school
12-year-old girl sexually abused for years says teachers did nothing to help her when she was mocked in school

The victim said she had 'lost count' of how many men she had been forced to sleep with and added that she was at one point forced to perform sex acts in a churchyard

The Confession Killer: Netflix series answers whether Henry Lee Lucas was America's deadliest serial killer or just playing law enforcement
The Confession Killer: Netflix series answers whether Henry Lee Lucas was America's deadliest serial killer or just playing law enforcement

At the end of the day, not a soul would know of Lucas's true kill count. He ultimately took the secret to his grave in 2001, dying from heart failure at age 64.

16-year-old migrant boy who died in US Border Patrol cell lay dead on floor for hours before being found
16-year-old migrant boy who died in US Border Patrol cell lay dead on floor for hours before being found

Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez died on May 20 at a Border Patrol station in Weslaco, Texas, just days after he illegally crossed over to the US and was apprehended by immigration officials.

LA man dies after being struck by 3 separate hit-and-run drivers with the last one dragging his body for half a mile: 'No one stopped to render aid'
LA man dies after being struck by 3 separate hit-and-run drivers with the last one dragging his body for half a mile: 'No one stopped to render aid'

Jihad Muhammad was on foot on Adams Boulevard close to West View Street when he was struck by the first car at around 8:40 pm on Thanksgiving

Holiday Homicide: On Thanksgiving night, two boys watch their mother get shot by a stranger in their car
Holiday Homicide: On Thanksgiving night, two boys watch their mother get shot by a stranger in their car

This season, Oxygen's holiday special, documents stories of tragedy that struck families during the holidays, with firsthand accounts from people who had friends or family members killed during the joyous time.

Former Alabama cop who allegedly murdered estranged wife in parking lot had shot her in the arm earlier
Former Alabama cop who allegedly murdered estranged wife in parking lot had shot her in the arm earlier

According to the police, he drove her to the Mountain Brook Athletic Complex parking lot and shot her several times and hit her on the back and the head. He surrendered and was charged with capital murder

AJ Freund's mother admits to beating 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy to death, faces 60 years in prison
AJ Freund's mother admits to beating 5-year-old Crystal Lake boy to death, faces 60 years in prison

Joann Cunningham, 36, was set to face trial for AJ's death but filed a guilty plea Thursday at the McHenry County courthouse

4 men held for alleged gang-rape and murder of 26-year-old vet shot dead by cops when they 'tried to escape'
4 men held for alleged gang-rape and murder of 26-year-old vet shot dead by cops when they 'tried to escape'

She was abducted and taken to an isolated compound. The men allegedly snatched her phone, turned it off, forced her to drink alcohol, and gang-raped her. Later, they reportedly smothered her to death and set her body on fire

8-year-old Gabriel Taye was ‘knocked unconscious’ in school bathroom two days before he hanged himself: 'The school covered up the attack'
8-year-old Gabriel Taye was ‘knocked unconscious’ in school bathroom two days before he hanged himself: 'The school covered up the attack'

Cincinnati Public Schools and school officials in federal court are now being sued by Taye's attorneys, who claim the eight-year-old went home and hung himself after being attacked on January 27, 2017.

Tennessee executes 53-year-old blind inmate on electric chair for setting estranged girlfriend on fire in 1991
Tennessee executes 53-year-old blind inmate on electric chair for setting estranged girlfriend on fire in 1991

Lee Hall became the second inmate without sight to be executed in the US since the reinstatement of the nation's death penalty in 1976

Hijacked UPS truck chase ends in shootout with Florida police, leaving 4 dead, including truck driver
Hijacked UPS truck chase ends in shootout with Florida police, leaving 4 dead, including truck driver

The FBI says four people, including a UPS driver, were killed after robbers stole the driver’s truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy Florida intersection during rush hour

Execution of 'white supremacist' killer Daniel Lee Lewis stayed after victims' family demand clemency: 'The government is not doing this for me'
Execution of 'white supremacist' killer Daniel Lee Lewis stayed after victims' family demand clemency: 'The government is not doing this for me'

The 46-year-old from Oklahoma, along with Chevie Kehoe, was convicted of slaying a Pope County family, which included an eight-year-old girl.

'Twisted' filmmaker says ‘rape without violence’ should be legalized, asks women to carry condoms and 'co-operate'
'Twisted' filmmaker says ‘rape without violence’ should be legalized, asks women to carry condoms and 'co-operate'

“If you are about to get raped, hand over a condom to the rapist and cooperate with him while he fulfills his sexual desire. That way he will not try to harm you"

'Tarzan' actor Ron Ely's son was shot 24 times by police after he fatally stabbed his mother, dashcam footage reveals
'Tarzan' actor Ron Ely's son was shot 24 times by police after he fatally stabbed his mother, dashcam footage reveals

Cameron Ely was killed by deputies from the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office after they responded to his home on reports of a domestic disturbance.

Oklahoma couple who raped 2-year-old daughter, fantasized about committing incest with unborn child sentenced to life in prison
Oklahoma couple who raped 2-year-old daughter, fantasized about committing incest with unborn child sentenced to life in prison

Gerrad Coddington, 25, and Christina Nelson-Coddington, 29, were convicted on all 29 counts relating to child abuse, including first-degree rape, incest, child abuse, manufacturing child pornography, lewd acts with a minor.

2-year-old boy put mom's loaded gun in his mouth and killed himself after mistaking it for his water pistol: 'The mom was high on meth at the time'
2-year-old boy put mom's loaded gun in his mouth and killed himself after mistaking it for his water pistol: 'The mom was high on meth at the time'

Melissa Michelle Adamson, 33, pleaded guilty to one count of child abuse resulting in death and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Woman, 25, dismembered and body parts thrown into different garbage bins by convicted drug dealer whom she met for a date
Woman, 25, dismembered and body parts thrown into different garbage bins by convicted drug dealer whom she met for a date

Jorge Ignacio Palma, 37, turned himself in and confessed to the grisly murder, though police suspect he may also be involved in the disappearance of another teen.

More than 50,000 people sign petition for maximum sentencing of 'monster' teens who tortured deer to death before tearing off its antlers
More than 50,000 people sign petition for maximum sentencing of 'monster' teens who tortured deer to death before tearing off its antlers

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is investigating Cody Hetrick and Alex Smith over their torture, killing, and skinning of a deer in the state.

Tennessee death row inmate who burned girlfriend alive orders Philly cheesesteak, onion rings, cheesecake for last meal
Tennessee death row inmate who burned girlfriend alive orders Philly cheesesteak, onion rings, cheesecake for last meal

Lee Hall, 53, was sentenced to death after he was convicted of first-degree murder and aggravated arson over the burning death of his ex-girlfriend in 1991.

George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin's family for $100 million, claims murder case was a 'conspiracy' to frame him
George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin's family for $100 million, claims murder case was a 'conspiracy' to frame him

Zimmerman was acquitted of murder but his case. The teen had been unarmed but Zimmerman had claimed that the murder had happened in self-defense. The lawsuit also names former prosecutors and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

1-year-old Connecticut girl Venessa Morales missing from home where her mom was found dead in suspected murder could be in great danger, say police
1-year-old Connecticut girl Venessa Morales missing from home where her mom was found dead in suspected murder could be in great danger, say police

The missing child, identified as Venessa Morales, has been described as "a white female with brown hair and brown eyes." 

Florida man abandoned child on roadside without food or water because he thought boy might be gay
Florida man abandoned child on roadside without food or water because he thought boy might be gay

Evenaud Julmeus, 30, is facing facing three counts of negligent child abuse in connection to the incident.