Ex-Priest Arrested in Unsolved 1960 Murder of Texas Teacher and Beauty Queen Irene Garza 

John Feit, an ex-priest, has been arrested and indicted on charges of murdering Irene Garza, a schoolteacher and beauty queen in McAllen, Texas, in 1960. Feit has been under suspicion for decades: as a priest, he heard Garza’s last confession, and something belonging to him was found near her body in the canal where…

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Hae Min Lee's Family Issues Statement Addressing Serial Fans: Adnan Syed 'Destroyed Our Family' 

Serial subject Adnan Syed is seeking a new trial after being convicted of the murder of Hae Min Lee 16 years ago. Before his post-conviction hearing continued on Monday morning, Lee’s family issued a statement making clear that they still believe Syed is guilty, and that both the podcast and the new hearing “have…

Virginia Tech Students Accused of Plotting Kidnapping and Murder of 13-Year-Old Girl 

Two Virginia Tech students, a man and a woman, are accused of carefully plotting the murder of a 13-year-old girl, prosecutors said Thursday. David Eisenhauer, 18, and Natalie Keepers, 19, are charged in connection with Nicole Lovell’s death. An anonymous law enforcement source told CNN they believe the motive for the…

Brooklyn Teacher Who Sexually Abused 7 Students Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping, Obscenity 

Sean Shaynak, formerly a math and science teacher at the elite Brooklyn Tech High School, pleaded guilty Tuesday to kidnapping, obscenity, and sexual abuse, among other crimes. Prosecutors say Shaynak sexually abused seven of his female students between 2011 and 2014; the kidnapping charge resulted from taking one of…

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Daniel Holtzclaw's Defense Suggests Maybe His 13 Alleged Victims Are All Liars With an 'Agenda'

Daniel Holtzclaw’s trial continued Monday, the former Oklahoma City police officer accused of sexually assaulting at least 13 black women. During closing arguments, his defense attorney suggested the alleged victims who testified were less “perfect victims” than “perfect accusers,” and that they and other witnesses in…