Robert Durst Indicted in New Orleans on Gun and Drug Charges

Jinx star and person doing a very good impression of someone extremely guilty Robert Durst has been indicted in New Orleans on charges of illegal possession of a firearm by a felon and illegal possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled substance. Durst, who will appear in court this morning to be… » 4/09/15 11:30am 4/09/15 11:30am

Prosecution to Appeal Not Guilty Verdict in Death of Cindy Gladue 

Prosecutors have announced they will appeal the not guilty verdict in the death of First Nations woman Cindy Gladue. Gladue bled to death from a large wound in her vaginal wall four years ago, at the age of 36. Ontario truck driver Bradley Barton, 56, was acquitted by a jury earlier this month. » 4/02/15 3:40pm 4/02/15 3:40pm

Italian High Court Annuls Amanda Knox's Murder Conviction

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder convictions of Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito in the 2007 death of Meredith Kercher. This latest acquittal appears to mean that the case is truly over after eight years in court. Both Knox and Sollecito have already spent four years in jail. » 3/27/15 6:05pm 3/27/15 6:05pm

Durst Denied Bail, Also Eyed In 1971 Case of Missing Vermont Teen

The long arm of the law is finally drawing Scooby Doo villain Robert Durst into its halfhearted embrace: a New Orleans judge denied Durst bail on Monday, ruling that he's a flight risk. Prosecutors said that when Durst was arrested in New Orleans on March 14, they found a .38-caliber revolver, a latex mask, and a map… » 3/24/15 9:50am 3/24/15 9:50am

Wisconsin Girl Accused in Stabbing Mutilated 'Slender Man' Barbies

The very sad, very disturbing case of two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate to appease the "Slender Man" continued to unfold in court yesterday. A private investigator testified he'd found more than 60 drawings of the fictional character in one girl's bedroom, along with Barbies, some missing their… » 2/18/15 11:10am 2/18/15 11:10am

Jehovah's Witness Leaders Accused of Covering Up Child Sexual Abuse 

A new investigation from the Center for Investigative Reporting shows that Jehovah's Witness leaders explicitly discourage church elders from reporting child sexual abuse allegations to the police, or even to their own congregations. Candace Conti, who was repeatedly abused as a child, is now suing the church… » 2/17/15 5:10pm 2/17/15 5:10pm

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Says He Only Went to Like Four Orgies a Year

Dominique Strauss-Kahn began his testimony yesterday in his trial for "pimping," and we finally got to hear former International Monetary Fund head's defense for participating in lavish orgies in Paris and Washington. Strauss-Kahn's defense, nutshelled: He only went to four orgies a year, and he was totally unaware… » 2/10/15 9:50am 2/10/15 9:50am

Middle School Students Arrested for Throwing, Recording 'Sex Party'

Four Wisconsin middle school students are facing criminal charges after they recorded themselves having sex at what the local media has creatively termed a "sex party." Although the videos weren't shared on social media, the local chief of police says he wants to send a message that such sex-recording is unacceptable. » 1/30/15 4:45pm 1/30/15 4:45pm

Pennsylvania Pol: Disgraced Attorney General Is a Woman, 'Not a Lady'

If you haven't been following the career trajectory of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, suffice it to say that she's not having a great week: a grand jury has recommended she be criminally charged for allegedly leaking grand jury documents. But more pressingly for far-right State Rep Daryl Metcalfe, she's… » 1/12/15 3:00pm 1/12/15 3:00pm

Ashanti's Stalker Cross-Examined Her During His Own Trial 

A man who's already been convicted once for stalking Ashanti's mother is on trial yet again, this time for harassing the singer and her sister in a variety of terrifying and creepy ways. This time he's representing himself, meaning that on Tuesday he got to cross-examine the object of his obsession and her family… » 12/17/14 2:30pm 12/17/14 2:30pm

Two Arrests Made in 'Viral' Rape of Texas Teen Jada 

In July, a 16-year-old Houston teen named Jada was raped at a party, an assault that was photographed, with the images then passed around on social media. MSNBC's Ronan Farrow is reporting that two people have been arrested in the case, an adult and a minor; he displayed the adult's mug shot but did not report his… » 12/17/14 11:00am 12/17/14 11:00am

Couple Sentenced to Prison After Second Child Dies From Faith Healing

Pennsylvania couple Herbert and Catherine Schaible were sentenced to 3.5-7 years in prison yesterday after pleading no contest to third degree murder in the death of their 8-month-old son Brandon, who passed away last year from complications stemming from treatable pneumonia. The Schaibles — who are devoted… » 2/20/14 6:45pm 2/20/14 6:45pm

Gay Man Giddily Livetweets One Of Utah's First Same Sex Weddings Ever

A US District Judge struck down Utah's same sex marriage ban today, opening the floodgates for same sex marriages to occur in the state. Thanks to social media, one of the first gay men to marry in the state is able to excitedly livetweet his entire courthouse nuptials. And it's pretty sweet. » 12/20/13 5:35pm 12/20/13 5:35pm