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Father of 'Affluenza' Teen Arrested For Impersonating a Cop

Remember Ethan Couch? The teen who avoided prison after killing four people while driving under the influence because he suffered from "affluenza," the terrible condition of being too privileged? Well his father may suffer from a similar condition—he was busted last month for impersonating a cop. » 8/20/14 12:20pm Yesterday 12:20pm

Woman Escapes Death by Hitman, Fakes Her Own Murder, Does Intense AMA

Reddit AMAs are often interesting, sometimes dramatic, but generally never as intense as the one that is going on right now. The interviewee is a woman who narrowly escaped death by a hitman and she's here to answer everyone's questions about what goes on when an ex just won't let things go. » 8/08/14 4:30pm 8/08/14 4:30pm

What Lies Ahead for the Steubenville Rapists

By now we're all painfully aware that our news media are apparently incapable of sensitivity when reporting on the Steubenville rape verdict. The undercurrent of a lot of the coverage has been that Ma'lik Richmond and Trent Mays are not the type of people we should put in prison, on account of their good grades and… » 3/24/13 11:00am 3/24/13 11:00am

Drew Peterson Gets 38 Years in Prison for Murder of Kathleen Savio

The trial of Drew Peterson, who has been in custody for the past four years on suspicion that he murdered his third wife Kathleen Savio, has finally reached a conclusion with Peterson being found guilty and sentenced to 38 years in prison. It is likely, however, that prosecution will once again bring him to trial,… » 2/22/13 10:00am 2/22/13 10:00am

Jaycee Dugard Sues Government For "Gross Neglect" In Monitoring Garrido

In the '70s, Phillip Garrido was sentenced to 50 years in prison for kidnapping a woman and keeping her in a storage shed, where he repeatedly raped her. He was let out after only 11 years. From 1988 to 1999 he was on federally-supervised probation, yet he managed to kidnap Jaycee Dugard and keep her in his backyard… » 9/22/11 10:13pm 9/22/11 10:13pm

Jail Time A Dealbreaker For Edwards Plea Bargain; Case Looking Dubious

John Edwards' hopes for a plea deal have collapsed over prosecutors' insistence that he serve time in jail; Edwards apparently said that as the primary caregiver to two of his younger children (ages 10 and 12), that was a deal breaker. It's looking like he'll stand trial. But does the Justice Department have a case? » 6/06/11 10:20am 6/06/11 10:20am

Garridos Get Life Sentences, Dugard Tells Them, "You Stole My Life"

Twenty years after Phillip Garrido kidnapped 11-year-old Jaycee Dugard, he's finally been sentenced for his crimes. Today Phillip was given 431 years to life for holding Dugard captive for 18 years, repeatedly raping her, and fathering two children with her. His wife Nancy was sentenced to 36 years to life for her… » 6/02/11 9:27pm 6/02/11 9:27pm