On Sunday, August 21, hundreds took to the streets in Istanbul, Turkey to condemn the murder of LGBTQ activist and transgender woman Hande Kader.
This year continues to be a dark one for animals (as well as humanity). On Tuesday, Busch Gardens in Tampa lost their beloved “ambassador animal” Pinky after she was grabbed and thrown to the ground by a park visitor.
Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to six years in jail for murder earlier in July, after appealing his five year sentence for manslaughter from 2014. No one seems happy with this outcome.
It wasn’t enough to watch Captain María LaGuerta ignore all the red flags season after season on Dexter until she met her inevitable fate. Now Lauren Vélez is playing another woman in authority who somehow doesn’t see what’s coming.
On Wednesday night, a police officer shot and killed Minnesota man Philando Castile as he sat in his girlfriend’s car with his seatbelt on, reaching for his ID. His girlfriend’s four-year-old daughter witnessed the murder from the backseat. This morning on CNN, Castile’s mother Valerie says she was prevented by police…
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to a relatively lenient six years in prison for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius, whose earlier manslaughter conviction was overturned so he could be re-tried on the more serious charge of murder, had faced up to 15 years, but Judge…
State investigators say a New York woman accused of killing her fiancé during a kayaking trip admitted to intentionally removing the plug from his kayak and then taking his paddle away. Angelika Graswald, 36, is charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter, and has pleaded not guilty.
Jo Cox, a 41-year-old member of Parliament, has reportedly died after being shot and stabbed in public Thursday morning by a man who reportedly shouted “Britain first” as he attacked her. Cox has publicly supported remaining in the European Union during Brexit, the ongoing debate over whether Great Britain should…
Colorado resident Ashley Marie Doolittle was reported missing on Thursday. Her car was discovered near a local reservoir. On Friday, her body was found.
The saga of the Oscar Pistorius case continues: in the middle of Wednesday’s resentencing hearing on charges that he murdered girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, the runner’s defense attorneys directed him in court to remove his prosthetic legs. Pistorius then walked through the courtroom on his residual limbs.
Police are searching for a Roswell, New Mexico man who is suspected of killing his wife and four young daughters on Saturday. Juan David Villegas-Hernandez may have been apprehended in Mexico, but authorities have yet to publicly confirm he is in custody.
Earlier this week, Alison Dadow was charged with murder in the death of her twin sister Ann after the two drove off a cliff on a winding highway in Hawaii. It was the tragic end to a bizarre tale of yoga, assumed names and alleged scams. On Wednesday, a judge dropped the murder charges against Dadow, but reports say…
An 18-year-old Pakistani woman was burned alive by her mother and brother on Wednesday, reportedly because she defied them by marrying a man she loved.
Christopher Plaskon, now 19, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for the stabbing death of Maren Sanchez. Plaskon killed Sanchez in a school stairwell in April 2014 after she refused to be his prom date.
The family of a recent murder victim believes that his pet parrot might know the answer to the identity of the perpetrator that shot him.
The latest—never the last—horrifying deadly shooting rampage in America was brought to us by Mainak Sarkar, a disaffected former UCLA student who murdered Professor William Klug over an imagined slight. Before killing Klug and then himself, Sarkar also killed his estranged wife Ashley Hasti. While no one was paying…
During serial killer Michael Madison’s sentencing on Thursday, the father of one of his victims dove over a courtroom table in an attempt to confront the killer.
A Texas man is accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death in what he claimed to police was a suicide pact gone wrong. After the killing, he posted a photo of the woman’s lifeless body to Facebook, where it remained for 36 hours, even as her family and friends begged to have it removed.
On Tuesday, Blake Leibel—a 35-year-old graphic novelist, screenwriter, and son of wealthy Canadian real estate developer and former Olympian, Lorne Leibel—was charged in a Los Angeles courtroom with the torture and murder of his girlfriend and mother of his newborn child, Iana Kasian. Leibel pled not guilty to all of…
A 22-year-old Italian woman died on Sunday after her ex-boyfriend allegedly rammed her car off the road, then used a cigarette lighter to set her on fire.