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Selfie Showing Woman Wearing Weapon Used to Kill Her Best Friend Helps Convict Her

A 21-year-old Canadian woman was sentenced to seven years in jail after a Facebook selfie helped investigators link her to the weapon used to kill …

Crime

That's So Raven Actor Orlando Brown Arrested for Alleged Battery After Family Dispute

Orlando Brown, the actor who starred in the Disney Channel’s <i>That’s So Raven</i>, was arrested Thursday after an alleged family dispute.<p>The actor, 30, was …

Crime

Ariz. Spree Killer Murdered Mom, Stepfather and 7 More in 2017, Police Claim

Phoenix police say they have linked the slayings of nine people to a 35-year-old man who has been behind bars since Dec. 17, when he was arrested for …

Crime

Prosecutor Details Alleged Abuse in House of Horrors: Beatings, Starvation, Showers Once a Year

“Severe, pervasive, prolonged.”<p>That is how a California prosecutor is characterizing the abuse a married couple allegedly inflicted on their 13 …

Crime

Ex-Boyfriend Suspected in Slaying of Calif. Woman Whose Little Sister Died in Crash Days Earlier

On Jan. 9, two days after her younger sister was killed in a fiery car crash, Karen Garcia, a 21-year-old mother from Northern California, was …

Crime

Teacher Accused of Sex With Ex-Student Allegedly Told Her Risk of a Relationship 'Was Worth It'

A 30-year-old Florida teacher was accused this week of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl who is also a former student, PEOPLE confirms.<p>Jason …

Crime

'Robotic' Siblings Rescued From Calif. House of Horrors Showered Twice a Year, Spoke in Unison: Reports

The 13 malnourished children who were allegedly kept captive and abused by their parents, until the couple’s arrest earlier this week, were allowed …

Crime

Slain Student Blaze Bernstein's Parents on His Last Night Alive: 'He Was Shining'

On Jan. 2., the last night of Blaze Bernstein’s life, he was as happy as his parents had ever seen him.<p>“He had a glow about him,” his mother, Jeanne …

Crime

5-year-old Cancer Survivor Run Over and Killed on Eve of Anniversary of Finishing Chemo

A five-year-old cancer survivor from Toronto, Canada, was anticipating the one-year anniversary of completing chemotherapy when tragedy struck.<p>On …

Celebrity Gossip

Pregnant 24-Year-Old Killed in Arizona Desert After Stray Bullet Hit Her in the Chest

A pregnant Arizona woman was killed by a stray bullet during a family outing in the desert that has become popular for unregulated target …

Crime

Elvis Impersonator Who Renewed Vows of Couple Accused of Torturing Children Speaks Out

An Elvis impersonator who oversaw three wedding vow renewals for a California couple accused of imprisoning and torturing their 13 kids – all of whom …

Crime

WATCH: Serial Killer Edward Edwards Was a Game Show Contestant Years Before Daughter Turned Him In

April Balascio always knew her father, Edward Wayne Edwards, had a troubled past. He grew up in an orphanage where he claimed he’d been abused, …

Crime

Review: The Assassination of Gianni Versace Is a 'Juicy Saga' That Explores Celebrity Obsession

On July 15, 1997, one of the 20th century’s most perversely awful convergences of fate fell into place in Miami’s South Beach: Standing outside his …

Gianni Versace

The Day Gianni Versace Died: Why Did a Serial Killer Target the Fashion Icon at His Miami Mansion?

Nearly 20 years after designer Gianni Versace was shot to death outside his mansion in Miami Beach, Florida, it’s still unclear what made him the …

Gianni Versace

Elizabeth Smart Says 13 Allegedly Malnourished Calif. Siblings 'Can Go On To Have Wonderful Lives'

Elizabeth Smart has spoken out about the the 13 malnourished siblings rescued from an allegedly abusive home in California earlier this week, telling …

Crime

Colo. Woman Allegedly Murdered Her Father and Then Encased His Remains in Concrete

A Colorado woman was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder after she allegedly killed her father and covered his remains in concrete in a crawl …

Crime

Minn. Woman Is Missing — as Allegedly Abusive Boyfriend Is Arrested With Burn Marks on Face

Minnesota police are searching for the body of a missing woman while her boyfriend sits behind bars in an Arkansas jail, PEOPLE confirms.<p>Cristina …

Crime

Jersey Shore's Mike 'the Situation' Sorrentino Scheduled to Plead Guilty in Tax Case

Mike “the Situation” Sorrentino is scheduled to plead guilty in his tax case this week. He is potentially facing up to 15 years in jail.<p>According to …

Corruption

Suspect in UPenn Student's Killing Allegedly Returned to Crime Scene While Under Surveillance, Cleaned Car

The suspect in the killing of University of Pennsylvania sophomore Blaze Bernstein returned to the crime scene while under surveillance several days …

Crime

Suspect in Murders of 2 Calif. Deputies Laughs in Court, Warns ‘I Will Kill More’

The man who fatally shot two deputies during a 2014 crime spree in California laughed and smirked at the start of his murder trial on Tuesday as he …

Crime

Adult Children Removed From Alleged Abuse in California Home Look Like Early Adolescents: Hospital CEO

A California hospital official tells PEOPLE it will be a long road to recovery for the 13 siblings who were allegedly held captive and tortured by …

Crime

Man Ejected From Philadelphia Eagles Allegedly Punched Police Horse Repeatedly Outside Stadium

A 22-year-old Pennsylvania man was arrested Saturday for allegedly punching a police horse repeatedly in the face.<p>A statement from the Philadelphia …

Crime

Aunt of 13 Allegedly Malnourished Siblings Says Mom Would 'Laugh' Off Concerns About Kids' Weight

Two aunts of the 13 siblings rescued from an allegedly abusive home in California earlier this week are speaking out, saying in separate interviews …

Crime

WATCH: How a Serial Killer's Daughter Brought a Fateful Tip About Her Dad to Police

When April Balascio realized her dad, Edward Wayne Edwards, may have had something to do with a double-homicide in a Wisconsin town where the family …

Crime

Fla. 16-Year-Old Allegedly Stabbed His Sleeping Parents: ‘They Are Praying For the Son At This Point’

An alleged knife attack by a 16-year-old Florida teen on his sleeping parents has led to his arrest, PEOPLE confirms.<p>The teen — who is not being …

Crime

Police Reveal How 'Courageous' Teen Led Them to Home Where Her Siblings Were Allegedly Tortured

California police have praised the “courageous” 17-year-old girl who “escaped” from her parents’ home to alert authorities that she and her 12 …

Crime

Neighbor of Calif. Couple Accused of Shackling 13 Children: 'Something Wasn't Right There'

A neighbor tells PEOPLE that something always seemed amiss in the Perris, California, home David and Louise Turpin shared with their 13 children — …

Crime

Mom of Carolina Panthers Employee Who Killed 2 Kids Says She 'Has Never Shown Any Signs of Being Depressed'

The mother of a North Carolina woman and Carolina Panthers employee who killed her two kids and committed suicide by jumping from an interstate …

Crime

Oklahoma Girl, 3, Mauled to Death by Pit Bull Mix Her Family Adopted Weeks Earlier

Police in Oklahoma are investigating the death of a 3-year-old girl, who was killed over the weekend by a dog her family had adopted only weeks …

Crime