Father Stabs His Trans Child to Death, Tells Police It Was a Cult

An Ohio man's been arrested for the death of his 22-year-old child, Bri Golec, whom he murdered for being transgender. Kevin Golec, who continues identifying Bri as "his son" told police that Bri had been murdered by a cult. The cult he may have been referring to was the trans community, of which Bri had, at least at… » 2/17/15 1:15pm 2/17/15 1:15pm

White Man Murders Three Muslim Students in Chapel Hill

Three Muslim students were shot and killed in an apartment complex in Chapel Hill, North Carolina Tuesday night by a 46-year-old man. Two of the victims, Yusor Mohammad, 21, of Chapel Hill, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, were sisters. Mohammad's husband, Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, who she had just married in… » 2/11/15 9:20am 2/11/15 9:20am

Texts in Murder Case: 'If You Ever Want to Die Promise Me I Can Do It'

There is an absolutely wild murder trial happening in Dublin right now, in which a 42-year-old architect, "family man," and model airplane enthusiast is accused of killing a 36-year-old childcare worker who had recently been released from a psychiatric hospital at the time of her death in 2012. » 2/06/15 2:45pm 2/06/15 2:45pm

Argentine Pres Was About to Be Arrested Before Prosecutor's Murder


In a story that's quickly escalating from "Huh, that's weird" to "Holy shit," there is (or was) a draft of a warrant for the arrest of Argentina's President, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. That arrest warrant was found at the home of Alberto Nisman, a prosecutor who recently died under mysterious… » 2/03/15 6:30pm 2/03/15 6:30pm

Maryland Court of Special Appeals to Consider Adnan Syed's Case

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals announced Tuesday that they will be considering an appeal for Serial's Adnan Syed. As reported in early December, this process has been underway for five years now. The court is considering an application for leave to appeal which the State of Maryland must respond to by January… » 1/13/15 7:40pm 1/13/15 7:40pm

Our Stunning Makeup Transitions Take You from Blah to Celeb-Level Glam

This week on Instagram, Gwyneth Paltrow proved that January doesn't have to be all cold and drear thanks to #GlamJan, Max Factor's fun hashtag that encourages followers to show off our most stunning and—duh—glam makeup transformations. We at Jezebel were so inspired by Gwyn's transition from Golden Earth Mama to Rock… » 1/08/15 5:45pm 1/08/15 5:45pm

Is This Man Too Rich and Handsome To Have Murdered His Father? (No.)

Let the games begin! Now that hot felon Jeremy Meeks is old news, the public is dying for a "too sexy to have done it" murderer to steal their hearts and Thomas Gilbert Jr., a 30-year-old man who allegedly killed his father over a cut in his allowance, is this year's sexy criminal to beat. Murderous and frugal? Be… » 1/06/15 12:30pm 1/06/15 12:30pm

Six Women Die Daily as Murders of Mexican Women Reach Pandemic Levels 

Since 1993, hundreds of Mexican women have gone missing in the border town of Ciudad Juárez, in murders that have gone unsolved and largely ignored by the municipal government. But a new report from Al-Jazeera says that the Juárez murders are just one part of a worsening pattern of violence against women in Mexico,… » 1/05/15 11:10am 1/05/15 11:10am

The Wild, Horrific Murder of Stephanie Moseley

Horrific details are still emerging about the death of Stephanie Moseley, an actress, dancer and choreographer whose husband Earl Hayes murdered her before killing himself, in a domestic violence incident that turned fatal. What further complicates the case is the involvement of Floyd Mayweather, a known domestic… » 12/09/14 6:30pm 12/09/14 6:30pm

Adnan Syed's Murder Case Is Headed to Appeals Court in January

Adnan Syed, who is currently serving a life sentence at a state prison in Western Maryland, will see his case—as recently made famous by Serial—decided by the Maryland Court of Special Appeals in January. It will be the second appeals process for Syed, and what his lawyer C. Justin Brown calls his "last best chance at… » 12/01/14 2:30pm 12/01/14 2:30pm

Police: Port Orchard Murder Scene Matches Disturbing 4Chan Photos

The gruesome photos and comments posted to a 4Chan board of a woman's nude body bearing strangulation marks across the neck are increasingly looking like they're authentic. Police are still searching for David Kalac, pictured above, the 33-year-old man suspected of murdering 30-year-old Amber Coplin in Port Orchard,… » 11/05/14 9:00pm 11/05/14 9:00pm