On April 25, 2007, a jury heard opening statements in the trial of eccentric music genius Phil Spector, accused of killing fading movie actress Lana Clarkson.
In the 1980s and 1990s, the parents of young children throughout the United States were caught up in a hysteria over sex abuse and satanic rituals at daycare facilities. Central to this moral panic was the McMartin preschool in California, whose staff were charged with multiple crimes against children. It was one of the longest and most expensive trials in American history, and resulted in all charges being dropped.
Political wives who chose to stand by their men despite publicized indiscretions
Surrounded by scandal and violence, the beautiful and talented actress Barbara Payton went from promising Hollywood starlet to desperate alcoholic prostitute in just a few short years.
A look back at the controversy surrounding former Air Force Staff Sergeant Michelle Manhart and a series of nude photos of her that appeared in Playboy magazine.
The scandal-ridden political careers of Mark Foley and Larry Craig.