Most people would be surprised at how many alleged perps call 911 while in the act of breaking the law; from stealing a car, to making a drug deal, police trace the accidental calls and quickly make arrests. This case, however, stunned even police and may be a new record: man accidentally calls 911 while planning a murder.
The search for missing aspiring Colorado model Kara Nichols continues as her 20th birthday comes and goes.
NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak, 43, was arrested in February 2007, for allegedly attempting to kidnap a woman she believed was romantically involved with another astronaut Nowak was in love with. A look at the case in photos.
Compare the police sketches of notorious serial killers with their actual mugshots.
Before it came out that puppeteer Ronald Brown was allegedly involved in all sorts of child porn rings and planned to kill and eat a young child, he appeared on the Christian children’s show Joy Junction along with his puppet Marty. In this clip from the show, Marty confesses to Ron that some friends showed him “dirty pictures.”
A judge will decide whether Joseph Banis, convicted of killing James Carroll in 2009, will testify against his ex-boyfriend Jeffrey Mundt. The two men each blame the other for Carroll’s death, which occurred as a result of a drug-fueled sex tryst gone wrong.
On November 18, 1978, over 900 members of the People’s Temple Agricultural Project committed suicide by ingesting Kool-Aid poisoned with cyanide. Before the mass suicide, cult leader Jim Jones addressed his followers. This recording, known as FBI File No. Q042, captures Jones’s speech and the final moments of hundreds of people who took their own lives and the lives of their children at the Jonestown settlement in Guyana.
Jonathan James died in July 2011 after he was deprived of water by his father and step mother for five days. Both have been charged with first-degree felony injury to a child. Jonathan’s step mother, Tina Alberson, was tried this January. His blind father, Michael James, who blames his wife for Jonathan’s death, awaits trial.
On May 23, 1943, iconic outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were shot to death by Texas and Louisiana state police.
A Sunday school teacher is charged with the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl.