Executions and new death sentences dropped to their lowest numbers in decades in 2014, an anti-death penalty group said in a new report. The Death Penalty Information Center, a nonprofit organization that opposes executions and tracks the issue, said 35 inmates were executed this year and 71 have so far...
Aubrey Lee Price went from a devout minister and trusted financial adviser to a schemer who wiped out his clients’ life savings and then faked his own death to avoid taking responsibility for what he had done, becoming a drug dealer during his 18 months on the run.
On Monday, the conviction of an 18-year-old teen in China for the rape and murder of a woman in a public restroom was overturned —18 years after he was put to death for the crime. Today, the police officer who led the investigation into the case of young Huugjilt was...
Terrence Pendergrass faces 10 years in prison for ignoring the pleas of a bipolar inmate who had swallowed a toxic soap ball
Treasury Department takes action against Mexican Sinaloa cartel leader's family member
Peter Fedden was picked up by police the night of July 30, 2013, after drunkenly plowing his car through a fence, across a couple of lawns, and into the side of a house in Commack, NY. It's at this point that Fedden's mom, Kathi Fedden, thinks police should have arrested...
Just days before he killed a 17-year-old German exchange student, Markus Kaarma told a hairstylist he had been waiting up to shoot some kids who were burglarizing homes. Kaarma hoped to bait an intruder by leaving his garage door partially open and placing a purse inside, Montana prosecutors said. And...
Before killing ex-wife and five of her family members, ex-Marine Bradley Stone had been in lengthy custody battle that sparked frequent calls to the police
One of the suspects being sought in connection with the assault of two NYPD lieutenants during an Eric Garner protest on the Brooklyn Bridge has turned himself in to police
Aubrey Andrews, 20, was nine months pregnant when she vanished Dec. 6 -- now, police say she's been found dead
Defense attorneys are challenging findings from state doctors that the girls are fit to stand trial on attempted homicide charges
According to reports, deputies fired their stun guns five times after Cody Robert Healey resisted arrest
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, wearing a black sweater and sporting a scruffy beard, was led into the courtroom by U.S. marshals
A Canadian woman who stopped her car on a highway in 2010 to assist ducklings will be sentenced today, some four years after a father and daughter crashed into her vehicle and died. Convicted of two counts of criminal negligence causing death and two counts of dangerous driving causing death,...
Federal complaint says reforms have yet to reach 18-year-olds in nation's second-largest jail system
Watch duo's unusual strategy to steal motorized power wheel Barbie car, Leap Frog tablet and Barbie Glam vacation house
Houston child's grandmother called 911 when she thought the baby was intoxicated
Two Denver crime lab employees were rushed to the hospital after a bag of synthetic marijuana burst
At least three of them died; vehicle kept on going, then hit another vehicle head-on, police say
A motorist hit a group of pedestrians outside a California church as a Christmas service ended last night, killing one person and leaving up to 11 others injured, police say. Some of the pedestrians were rushed to hospitals with critical injuries, a police spokesman in Redondo Beach says. One adult...