Lisette Bamenga, a former New York City teacher accused of the 2012 murders of her two children, five-year-old son Trevor Noel Jr. and four-month-old daughter Lillian Noel, was sentenced to eight years prison yesterday.
The people of the Victorian era had a very specific fear: poison murder.
The FBI has arrested a suspect in the murder of 11-year-old Ashlynn Mike. On Monday, May 2, Mike and her 9-year-old brother, Ian, were abducted from a bus stop only a quarter a mile from their home. The Associated Press reports:
Late Thursday night (or early Friday morning, depending on where she was), Cher tweeted. This should not surprise you, as Cher tweets all the time, but this particular tweet was different. It was in all caps (her trademark) and was a little hard to decipher (another trademark), but the journey her tweet took across…
A married couple living in San Jose were found shot to death in their home Sunday afternoon. A source told the local ABC affiliate a note was discovered written in ink on the hardwood floor beside them: “Sorry, my first kill was clumsy.”
Authorities in Pike County, Ohio are still struggling to unravel a hideous mass shooting that took place Friday, when eight family members were shot to death at four different houses. The Ohio Attorney General said Sunday night that “marijuana grow operations” were found at three of the houses where the killings…
Eight members of the Rhoden family, who lived in a rural area in southern Ohio, were shot sometime during the night on Thursday, leaving three survivors.
On Saturday, April 16, a Philadelphia man fatally shot his four-year-old daughter after wildly waving around a loaded gun in a small bedroom where seven children were present.
Asia McClain, famous for being a crucial alibi witness in Adnan Syed’s murder trial, is writing a book based on her involvement in the case.
A woman in Mallorca has been arrested on suspicion of killing her husband and then feeding him to her dog, which means we have found Hannibal’s answer to those exceedingly annoying Beggin Strips commercials.
A mountain lion is currently the prime suspect in the death of a koala at the Los Angeles Zoo.
Christopher Plaskon, 18, pleaded no contest Monday on charges that he murdered classmate Maren Sanchez in 2014. Sanchez was 16 and a junior at Jonathan Law High School in Milford, Connecticut, when Plaskon stabbed her to death. Sanchez had rejected his invitation to come with him to the prom.
Artist Joanna Parent snapped a few pictures at the Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast, and when she looked at them later she saw the shadow of a figure. Scary! But it gets even spookier, wooooOOOOooooo.
A woman who attended Carnival in Port of Spain, Trinidad this week was found dead, and now the city’s mayor is facing heat for publicly stating Asami Nagakiya, like all women attending Carnival, was herself responsible for “ensuring that she is not abused.”
13-year-old Nicole Lovell disappeared from her home in Virginia on January 27, and her body was found four days later just north of the state line in North Carolina. A neighbor told the Associated Press that Nicole had revealed to the neighbor’s daughter that she was going to sneak out to meet her boyfriend, an older…
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…
Asia McClain has played a major role (maybe the biggest) in Adnan Syed’s efforts to land a new trial after his murder conviction in 2000. A week after testifying at hearings in Baltimore, McClain talked to ABC News about being a potential key to Syed’s freedom.
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…
On Tuesday, 24-year-old Caroline E. Nosal has the misfortune of becoming Madison, Wisconsin’s first homicide in 2016. Nosal was murdered by co-worker Christopher O’Kroley, 26, because she turned down his romantic advances.