The Tennessean reported that a 26-year-old Nashville woman named Katie Layne Quackenbush was charged with attempted murder on Monday for shooting 54-year-old Gerald Melton on August 26, sending him with critical injuries to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he remains today.
A Michigan woman who shot and killed her husband has been sentenced to life in prison based in part on the witness account of her husbands pet bird, an African grey parrot named Bud.
On Wednesday, a man from Utah named Kenneth Manzanares, who stands accused of killing his wife Kristy Manzanares during an Alaskan cruise on July 25, pled not guilty to one count of first-degree murder, Alaska Dispatch News reports.
Anissa Weier, one of two teenage girls charged with the 2014 stabbing of a classmate, Payton Leutner, on behalf of the “Slenderman,” a mythological monster created on an internet forum, has pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree homicide as a party to a crime, with use of a deadly weapon. The Associated Press …
The London Metropolitan Police released disturbing video on Tuesday, showing a male jogger shoving a female pedestrian out of his way and into the path of an oncoming bus that misses her by inches.
In news that surprises no one, O.J. Simpson has been granted parole after spending nine years in prison for armed robbery. During his hearing, which was broadcast live on most major news networks Thursday afternoon, Simpson said he has “spent a conflict-free life.” Per the Times, he will be eligible for release from…
A heist mystery for your Tuesday morning: Who stole two big, beautiful, valuable blocks of cheddar from the the Yeovil agricultural show in Somerset, England?
Edgar Maddison Welch of North Carolina, better known as “the Pizzagate gunman” was sentenced to four years in prison and three years of probation on Thursday, the New York Times reports. Welch was also ordered to pay $5,744 in restitution to fix up the pizzeria he wrecked because he thought he’d find illegal sex stuff…
Rollin Anthony Owens Jr. stands accused of kidnapping a Durham, North Carolina family from their home and forcing them at gun point to go shopping with him at a Target, WTVD reports.
In an announcement Monday, Fairfax County Police stated that the death of Nabra Hassanen—the teen who was violently beaten by a driver as she and her friends were walking early Sunday morning—will be investigated as a road rage incident and not a hate crime.
One year and a lifetime ago, American society was vaguely stable and fundamentalist Mormon cult leader Lyle Jeffs was facing federal charges for food stamp fraud and money laundering. Jeffs disappeared while awaiting trial, with his court-appointed lawyer dryly suggesting that perhaps he’d been raptured into Heaven. …
Tad Cummins, a 50-year-old high school teacher in Culleoka, Tennessee, has been caught in the mountains of California after allegedly kidnapping his 15-year-old student.
Harrison Garcia, aka “Cuban Harry,” was convicted yesterday on five felonies related to armed drug trafficking. During his trial, feds revealed they were investigating Lil Wayne and Chris Brown because of their ties to Garcia. He faces life in prison and will be sentenced June 3.
A woman in Dallas has been convicted of murder and practicing medicine without a license for a silicon butt injection procedure that left a 34 year-old woman dead.
Last week, 66-year-old Timothy Caughman was stabbed to death by James Harris Jackson, a 28-year-old Baltimore native who traveled to New York City expressly for the purpose of killing black people. Now Jackson is being charged with murder as terrorism.
Is snapping a selfie an act of radical self-empowerment? I don’t know. What about this one: typing up an angry manifesto, pouring an unnamed “red liquid” on books you despise, and defacing them so badly that police referred to the act as a “massacre”? Mm. Think there’s a more convincing case to be made there.
Two and a half years after his arrest, ex-MMA fighter War Machine has finally gone to trial on charges that he viciously beat and sexually assaulted ex-girlfriend Christy Mack nearly to death. It’s obvious what kind of defense War Machine’s counsel has in mind: one told the jury during opening arguments that Mack, a…