Illinois teen shot in the chest after pointing pellet gun at woman while trying to steal her dog
Illinois teen shot in the chest after pointing pellet gun at woman while trying to steal her dog

The teenager was transported to Stroger Hospital to treat her gunshot wounds and then charged with attempted armed robbery

Missouri man walks into police station covered in blood and confesses to murdering girlfriend and teenager on Thanksgiving
Missouri man walks into police station covered in blood and confesses to murdering girlfriend and teenager on Thanksgiving

27-year-old Torry Andre Upchurch has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder, armed criminal action, unlawful use of a firearm, and unlawful possession of a firearm

New Orleans shooting: 11 people shot in city's famed French Quarter, say police
New Orleans shooting: 11 people shot in city's famed French Quarter, say police

All of the victims were rushed to nearby local facilities for medical treatment. Two of them are said to be in critical condition.

Death of 6-year-old boy who collapsed in school months after his own mom slashed his throat is ruled a homicide, mom's charge to be upgraded to murder
Death of 6-year-old boy who collapsed in school months after his own mom slashed his throat is ruled a homicide, mom's charge to be upgraded to murder

The New York City Medical Examiner ruled Tyzavier Martin's death a homicide and traced it to a horrifying incident three months earlier where his 24-year-old mother Shanice Martin slashed his and his sister's throat.

Seattle parents horrified after stranger hacks three-year-old daughter's baby monitor, tells her 'I love you'
Seattle parents horrified after stranger hacks three-year-old daughter's baby monitor, tells her 'I love you'

Jo and John have filed reports with the police, as well as the FBI, and are now warning other parents to be careful about their baby monitors.

Grandfather charged in Indiana toddler's cruise ship death suggests colorblindness may be to blame
Grandfather charged in Indiana toddler's cruise ship death suggests colorblindness may be to blame

Salvatore 'Sam' Anello has been charged with negligent homicide and faces up to three years in prison if convicted.

Teens who attacked gay couple on bus made 'scissoring' gesture, asked them 'to show how lesbians have sex'
Teens who attacked gay couple on bus made 'scissoring' gesture, asked them 'to show how lesbians have sex'

All three teens pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including committing aggravated hate crimes and handling stolen property, and will be sentenced on December 23.

Depressed dad hanged himself after ex-wife stopped him from seeing their three children during Christmas
Depressed dad hanged himself after ex-wife stopped him from seeing their three children during Christmas

Jamie Bull's girlfriend Stephanie Clayton testified that his ex-wife Joanne Thornton used his mental health issues 'against him' to prevent him from seeing the children.

Washington mom shot dead by estranged husband in front of her 3 children at school parking lot before he killed himself
Washington mom shot dead by estranged husband in front of her 3 children at school parking lot before he killed himself

Keland Hill shot his wife Tiffany Hill and her mom before killing himself. Tiffany succumbed to her injuries, while her mother was rushed into surgery and had operations done on both her hands and arms.

Texas teacher who had drunken sex with 2 teen students and told cops 'I can't remember anything' avoids prison despite pleading guilty
Texas teacher who had drunken sex with 2 teen students and told cops 'I can't remember anything' avoids prison despite pleading guilty

The incident came to light in September 2018 when the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services received an anonymous tip.

Mining tycoon who sexually assaulted blind date claims he has 'sexsomnia', ex-girlfriend and mom confirm condition
Mining tycoon who sexually assaulted blind date claims he has 'sexsomnia', ex-girlfriend and mom confirm condition

The mother and former girlfriend of Karl Richard Antonius, the 51-year-old president and CEO of Boreal Metals Corps, testified in court that he does suffer from the 'sleep sex' illness

Teens who brutally beat up lesbian couple in 'homophobic' bus attack after they refused to kiss plead guilty
Teens who brutally beat up lesbian couple in 'homophobic' bus attack after they refused to kiss plead guilty

The news came to light last year when the women took to social media to share a picture of their bloodied selves after their encounter in May

Missouri man smashed wife's head with hammer, strangled her and stored her body in freezer for 4 years
Missouri man smashed wife's head with hammer, strangled her and stored her body in freezer for 4 years

Larry Dinwiddie has been charged with second-degree murder, abandonment of a corpse, and armed criminal action in connection to the case

Woman raped outside popular Chicago bar as security guards watch in horrific incident caught on video
Woman raped outside popular Chicago bar as security guards watch in horrific incident caught on video

The woman filed a lawsuit against El Hefe on Monday, November 25, over the October 18 incident which was caught on camera

26-year-old vet found raped and burned to death after scooter broke down and stranger offered to help her
26-year-old vet found raped and burned to death after scooter broke down and stranger offered to help her

She called her sister at around 9.30 pm and said she was concerned for her safety because her scooter had a flat tire near a toll plaza and a stranger had insisted on helping her

Marine deserter who killed stepfather 'after discovering he wasn't his real dad' arrested after three weeks on the run
Marine deserter who killed stepfather 'after discovering he wasn't his real dad' arrested after three weeks on the run

Michael Alexander Brown was arrested at his mother Vanessa Hanson's house in Hardy, Virginia, at 8 am on Wednesday

Texas high school teacher who allegedly performed oral sex on student in classroom was once 'Teacher of the Year'
Texas high school teacher who allegedly performed oral sex on student in classroom was once 'Teacher of the Year'

36-year-old Randi Chaverria, a family and consumer science teacher at Round Rock High School, has since resigned from her position as a teacher and now faces a charge of improper relationship between educator and student

An Unexpected Killer: The tragic murders of pro-life Catholic couple Robert and Kathryn Swartz found butchered in their home
An Unexpected Killer: The tragic murders of pro-life Catholic couple Robert and Kathryn Swartz found butchered in their home

So who killed the Swartz? Was it the abandoned son Michael angry at the couple for throwing him out after promises of a forever home? Or was it Larry, tired of the constant pressure to walk the line?

Remains found in wooded Alabama area identified as missing 5-year-old girl Taylor Williams, cops say mother still not cooperating
Remains found in wooded Alabama area identified as missing 5-year-old girl Taylor Williams, cops say mother still not cooperating

The remains were found by a search team nearly 500 miles away, six days after the girl vanished on November 6 from her home

2 Pennsylvania siblings arrested after fight over who gets to ride shotgun turns into high-speed police chase
2 Pennsylvania siblings arrested after fight over who gets to ride shotgun turns into high-speed police chase

Bret and Brianna Brezenski, a brother and sister duo, face charges of simple assault and resisting arrest in connection with the incident

Three 12-year-old boys caught deliberately lighting fires on Australia's South Coast even as 150 bushfires rage across the region
Three 12-year-old boys caught deliberately lighting fires on Australia's South Coast even as 150 bushfires rage across the region

All three have been dealt with under Australia's Young Offenders Act — which seeks to steer young offenders away from court by directing them to alternative forms of intervention — and will be made to attend a youth conference

Minneapolis man kills 3 people, including 2 kids, before turning gun on himself in murder-suicide due to 'domestic dispute'
Minneapolis man kills 3 people, including 2 kids, before turning gun on himself in murder-suicide due to 'domestic dispute'

The incident began around 10 am when two boys, described by authorities as "not yet teenagers" were playing outside in the snow. The suspect pulled up in a car behind the pair and shot them both in what is believed to be part of a domestic dispute

Police on London Bridge fatally shoot terror suspect wearing fake explosive vest, 2 killed, 3 injured in stabbings
Police on London Bridge fatally shoot terror suspect wearing fake explosive vest, 2 killed, 3 injured in stabbings

Metropolitan Police Chief Cressida Dick said two stabbing victims had died and three injured people were being treated in hospitals. Health officials said one of the injured was in critical but stable condition, one was stable and the third had less serious injuries

16-year-old schoolgirl killed herself after former friends bullied her for years and left her too afraid to leave home
16-year-old schoolgirl killed herself after former friends bullied her for years and left her too afraid to leave home

16-year-old Lauren Lelonek suffered years of physical abuse and threats over social media before taking her own life at her family residence in Cheshire in 2016, the inquest heard

Mexico massacre: Families of victims branded as 'traitors', told to leave country after asking US to declare drug cartels terrorists
Mexico massacre: Families of victims branded as 'traitors', told to leave country after asking US to declare drug cartels terrorists

The Mormon LeBaron family's history is dotted in blood and killings with the latest attack on November 4 leaving nine dead including six children

Man who shot his heavily pregnant ex-wife with crossbow in 'brutal and evil' revenge attack jailed for 33 years
Man who shot his heavily pregnant ex-wife with crossbow in 'brutal and evil' revenge attack jailed for 33 years

The Old Bailey court heard how 51-year-old Unmathallegadoo hid in the shed of his former wife's garden armed with a pair of crossbows, bolts, a knife, duct tape, cable ties, and a hammer. He was subsequently sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 33 years

Michelle Carter's plea to Supreme Court to consider text messages and calls telling boyfriend to die as free speech gets rejected
Michelle Carter's plea to Supreme Court to consider text messages and calls telling boyfriend to die as free speech gets rejected

Roy was just 18 when he fatally poisoned himself by filling his pickup truck with carbon monoxide on July 12, 2014, all the while talking with Carter by phone and text messages., Carter, who was 17, ordered Roy to "get back in" the pickup when he had second thoughts about the suicide

Mutilated dead cats and kittens wrapped in duct tape, cardboard boxes and sheets found outside New York man's apartment trash chute
Mutilated dead cats and kittens wrapped in duct tape, cardboard boxes and sheets found outside New York man's apartment trash chute

Justin Visconti is facing four counts of aggravated animal cruelty after mutilated bodies of the felines were discovered outside his Long Island apartment, according to Nassau County police

Pedophile who broke into homes to film himself masturbating and sexually assaulting sleeping kids gets 9 years
Pedophile who broke into homes to film himself masturbating and sexually assaulting sleeping kids gets 9 years

31-year-old Dwayne Ferguson pleaded guilty to charges including rape, indecent treatment of a child and making child exploitation material at Hervey Bay Magistrates Court

Actress left disfigured after being brutally beaten by bouncer in racist attack at New York bar: "F**k those white b****es'
Actress left disfigured after being brutally beaten by bouncer in racist attack at New York bar: "F**k those white b****es'

Jennifer Agostini shared a photo of her bloodied face after the shocking attack at Sky Room bar in Manhattan on Sunday around 3 a.m. which left her with 'facial scarring and multiple lacerations'

Houston high school teacher's aide, 51, who had sex with 16-year-old student arrested after grandma finds sexts on his phone
Houston high school teacher's aide, 51, who had sex with 16-year-old student arrested after grandma finds sexts on his phone

The boy also shared that the two had known each other for around two to three years. Before her arrest, the two had around four sexual encounters

Bullied 12-year-old girl with special needs kills herself after relentless abuse from cheerleaders, football players
Bullied 12-year-old girl with special needs kills herself after relentless abuse from cheerleaders, football players

It had been alleged that someone had thrown a trash can at the girl while another had yanked her hair so hard that some of it had come out. 

Illinois bus driver caught on video drinking beer while driving dozens of elementary school students
Illinois bus driver caught on video drinking beer while driving dozens of elementary school students

44-year-old Michelle Passley was caught red-handed when the convenience store clerk called the First Student Bus Company after selling Passley the beer and seeing her get on the school bus.

University of Illinois student, 19, sexually assaulted, strangled to death after she ignored assailant's catcalls
University of Illinois student, 19, sexually assaulted, strangled to death after she ignored assailant's catcalls

The 26-year-old assailant, Donald Thurman, was charged with first-degree murder and criminal sexual assault of Ruth George, who hailed from India

Horse writhes in pain as ruthless owners tie and drag him behind moving truck in Colorado
Horse writhes in pain as ruthless owners tie and drag him behind moving truck in Colorado

John Saldate, 59, and Amber Rose Saldate, 33, were charged Monday with class one misdemeanor under Colorado Law

Pennsylvania man beat girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter so badly she needed to have part of her brain removed before her death
Pennsylvania man beat girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter so badly she needed to have part of her brain removed before her death

Jahrid Josef Burgess, 19, and Samantha Jo Delcamp, 24, have been charged with criminal homicide and being an accomplice respectively in the death of the latter's three-year-old daughter Arabella Parker.

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin pardons man serving life sentence over sodomizing 6-year-old stepdaughter
Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin pardons man serving life sentence over sodomizing 6-year-old stepdaughter

Paul Donel Hurt was convicted in 2001 of two counts of sexual abuse in the first degree and three counts of sodomy in the first degree. 18 years later, he's been pardoned after the judge responsible for his conviction lobbied for him.

Newborn offered for sale in disturbing Craigslist ad in Florida, 4-year-old sister to be given away 'for free': Police
Newborn offered for sale in disturbing Craigslist ad in Florida, 4-year-old sister to be given away 'for free': Police

A woman who was suspected to have been behind the ad had been interviewed by Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents, but she denied any involvement

Chris Watts ordered to pay $6 million to Shanann Watts' parents who 'have lost nearly all trust in people and humanity'
Chris Watts ordered to pay $6 million to Shanann Watts' parents who 'have lost nearly all trust in people and humanity'

Watts is currently serving five life sentences without the possibility of parole at the Dodge Correctional Institution in Wisconsin.

'Furry' couple had sex with 15-year-old Pennsylvania boy after grooming him to be their 'pet': Police
'Furry' couple had sex with 15-year-old Pennsylvania boy after grooming him to be their 'pet': Police

The victim was just 15 years old when Jacob Becker and Emily Javins of Forrest Circle, Hanover allegedly began engaging in sex acts with him

Grandfather charged in Indiana toddler's cruise ship death says he watched her fall in utter disbelief: 'I thought there was glass'
Grandfather charged in Indiana toddler's cruise ship death says he watched her fall in utter disbelief: 'I thought there was glass'

18-month-old Chloe Wiegand of Indiana was on a holiday with her parents and grandparents on the Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas when the tragedy occurred.

Aniah Blanchard kidnapping: Body found in Alabama could be UFC fighter's missing 19-year-old stepdaughter
Aniah Blanchard kidnapping: Body found in Alabama could be UFC fighter's missing 19-year-old stepdaughter

UFC heavyweight fighter Walt Harris's stepdaughter, Aniah Blanchard, 19, was last seen in Auburn on October 23

Tennessee teen beheads grandmother's dog, tears out its heart and stores it in the freezer
Tennessee teen beheads grandmother's dog, tears out its heart and stores it in the freezer

Kyoko Smith, 18, has been charged with intentionally killing an animal, a felony, in connection to the incident.

Girls, 5 and 1, neglected by alcoholic mother ate styrofoam, wallpaper out of hunger before being rescued from squalid home: Police
Girls, 5 and 1, neglected by alcoholic mother ate styrofoam, wallpaper out of hunger before being rescued from squalid home: Police

Little Diana and her sister Anya were living with their biological mother and her boyfriend in a filthy home in Dnipro, Ukraine

California 9-year-old dies days after being shot in head by father who killed his mom, 3 brothers in grisly murder-suicide
California 9-year-old dies days after being shot in head by father who killed his mom, 3 brothers in grisly murder-suicide

José Valdivia, 31, had killed his wife Sabrina Rosario, 29, along with three of their four sons, Enzi, 3, Zuriel, 5, and Zeth, 11, at their home in Flintridge Drive in the Paradise Hills neighborhood of San Diego on November 16

Alabama teen who fatally shot sheriff in head after being told to turn down music is the son of a deputy, say police
Alabama teen who fatally shot sheriff in head after being told to turn down music is the son of a deputy, say police

Lowndes County Sheriff John Williams Sr. was shot dead on Saturday by William Chase Johnson, the son of a sheriff's deputy from the neighboring Montgomery County

North Carolina teacher who allegedly had inappropriate relationship with 17-year-old student heckled by his mother outside court
North Carolina teacher who allegedly had inappropriate relationship with 17-year-old student heckled by his mother outside court

Whitney Fite Baker, 28, formerly a teacher at the Turning Point Academy, is said to have started the inappropriate relationship with the student last school year and continued it into this one

New York grandmother smashes table over burglar's head after he breaks into her house: 'I’m old but I’m tough'
New York grandmother smashes table over burglar's head after he breaks into her house: 'I’m old but I’m tough'

Willie Murphy, 82, shared that the 29-year-old man broke into her home around 11 pm on Thursday, November 21

Two prisoners who murdered four inmates to get death penalty and avoid life in jail handed more life sentences
Two prisoners who murdered four inmates to get death penalty and avoid life in jail handed more life sentences

The families of victims requested prosecutors not to seek the death penalty for Denver Simmons, 38, and Jacob Philip, 28.