| Jul 24, 2014
| 9:58 AM
KISSIMMEE — Damar Dumas has a face that's hard for cops and witnesses to forget.
Maybe it's the spiders tattooed on both cheeks. Or the bullet hole inked on his neck and an orange-twist hairdo that catches the eye.
Just two weeks ago, an...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Orange County deputies on Saturday evening said the man at the center of an 11-hour standoff on Friday was wanted in connection with a double homicide earlier this week at Misty Oaks Apartments.
James Stewart, 29, of Orlando, is charged with first-degree...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:31 PM
An inmate booked on misdemeanors last week in Orange County is now facing a felony charge after a woman came forward to report that he'd had sex with her without telling her that he is HIV positive, an arrest affidavit states.
The woman came forward...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Officials in Arizona injected a death row inmate last month with doses 15 times higher than the amount of drugs called for in the state's protocol for executions by lethal injection, authorities said on Friday.
Lawyers for convicted double murderer...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:40 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former hedge fund manager Samuel Israel, who faked his own suicide to avoid prison after running a $450 million fraud, on Thursday failed to persuade a judge to shorten his 22-year sentence or set him free because prison officials are...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Before her abuser was sentenced today to four years in prison, a young woman took the stand in a McHenry County courtroom and wept as she told the judge how her life had been altered at a young age.
The abuse "set my life on a wrong course and destroyed...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:46 PM
A convicted murderer who died in a botched execution last month in Arizona was injected with 15 separate doses of a drug combination because the initial drug protocol of one dose didn’t seem to be enough to kill him, according to documents...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:19 PM
John Oliver spent the second half of his show on Sunday discussing the woeful state of America's prisons, which have seen a ballooning population even while states are moving to privatize them to save money.
How bad has the incarceration problem...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:48 PM
As the latest horrific and bloody war in the Gaza Strip continues, protests have sprung up all across Europe to point accusatory fingers in the direction of Israel. That country's strikes have killed more than 1,000 Palestinians and wounded thousands...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 2:47 PM
The crime was so awful that readers of the local paper in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, complained that the details were too graphic to print.
"Blood everywhere," one officer noted in a police report, describing the apartment where he'd found blood on the...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:17 PM
A convicted murderer in Arizona gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes after a lethal injection Wednesday, his attorneys and witnesses said, dying in a botched execution that prompted the governor to order an investigation and the state Supreme Court...