Oscar Pistorius Found Guilty of Culpable Homicide

Yesterday, a judge ruled that South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius was not guilty of "intentional homicide" in the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Boo! But today, she announced that she found him guilty of "culpable homicide," which means he's going to prison, maybe for a long time. Yay! Also, good to know… » 9/12/14 10:20am 9/12/14 10:20am

Erin Corwin's Body Found in Mine Shaft, Marine Boyfriend Arrested

A sad update on the story of Erin Corwin, the pregnant California woman who's been missing since June 28: Corwin's body has been found in the bottom of a mine shaft near Twentynine Palms. Former Marine Christopher Brandon Lee, with whom Corwin was reportedly having an affair, has been arrested for her murder. » 8/18/14 10:30pm 8/18/14 10:30pm

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

Woman Discovers Rental Was Formerly a Murder Chamber Used By Killer

You never know what you're going to find when you move into a new home. The last time I moved, I found asbestos (good thing there are all those lawyer ads on TV), but a Missouri woman found something much more sinister: Her home had been used as a torture chamber. And she didn't learn it from the landlord. » 7/08/14 7:40pm 7/08/14 7:40pm

Murderer Joran van der Sloot to Marry His Pregnant Peruvian Girlfriend

It's wedding bells for convicted murderer Joran van der Sloot, who is set to marry his five-months-pregnant girlfriend in a Peruvian prison. The marriage may allow him to avoid extradition to the US, where he faces charges of extortion and an entire country of people who are still mad at him for what no one was able… » 5/14/14 11:20am 5/14/14 11:20am

College Geniuses Try to Avoid Taking Finals by Hiring Hitman

College kids love acting like finals week is the worst thing that's ever happened to them. They hole up in the library and fashion themselves yurts made of hoodies, Gatorade bottles, and Funyans bags and loudly pray for death. I used to do this. My friends did this. And really, in retrospect, it wasn't that bad. The I… » 5/08/14 1:30pm 5/08/14 1:30pm

Heartbreaking: Father Murdered Son For Disrupting Video Games, Netflix

24-year-old Cody Wygant was playing video games when his infant son began making too much noise, interfering with Wygant's quality time with his Xbox. Instead of attending to his son's needs, Wygant — who was the child's primary caregiver — chose to suffocate him instead. Then he went back to the television (which can… » 4/19/14 3:20pm 4/19/14 3:20pm

The Craigslist Killer Is Lying and Just a Huge Dexter Fan

Miranda Barbour, the 19-year-old woman who is currently charged with killing a man she met on Craigslist, is lying about being a prolific serial killer. This is according to Barbour's sister, who says that Barbour cooked up the story about killing more than 20 men in several states because she was a fan of the TV show » 4/01/14 2:50pm 4/01/14 2:50pm

Courtney Cash, Johnny Cash's Great-Niece, Found Stabbed to Death

Ugh, this is completely horrible. Courtney Cash, whose grandfather is Johnny Cash's brother, was stabbed to death in her home in Tennessee. The 23-year-old's body was found, as has been noted oh-so-delicately in headline after headline, "in a box" (a large chest next to the front door). Cash's boyfriend was also… » 3/21/14 5:30pm 3/21/14 5:30pm