Van der Sloot Sentenced to 28 Years; Could Get Out in 14

Joran Van der Sloot has just been sentenced to 28 years in a Peruvian prison for the murder of Stephany Flores. He was also fined $74,000. Peru doesn't have the death penalty or life sentences, and Van der Sloot may have lessened his sentence (prosecutors were reportedly seeking 30 years) by offering a "sincere… » 1/13/12 1:20pm 1/13/12 1:20pm

Suspected Virginia Butt-Slasher Flees to Peru


For a good portion of 2011, Northern Virginia was paralyzed in fear of a man who had made a habit of sneaking up behind unsuspecting shoppers in area malls and slashing their posteriors with box cutters and razors. His shenanigans continued unabated for months, until authorities identified the man as Johnny Guillen… » 12/29/11 2:20pm 12/29/11 2:20pm

Peruvian Government Accused Of Secretly Sterilizing Thousands Of Women

Hundreds of women in Peru who believe they're infertile may actually be the victims of a horrible government policy that led to them being sterilized. The country's attorney general says there are about 2,000 documented cases of women who had their tubes tied without their consent under a program meant to provide… » 11/18/11 5:00pm 11/18/11 5:00pm