| Dec 2, 2013
| 2:41 PM
A 55-year-old Los Angeles man pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he killed two missing women, including one whose body was discovered in trash bags along a roadside in Rosarito, Mexico, in 1996.
Aurangzeb “Simon” Manjra took a plea...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 5:46 PM
A former Chicago police officer accused in a gruesome plot to extort, murder and dismember a local businessman is now facing charges he agreed to kill another individual in exchange for revenue from a strip club and later tried to get his wife to...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:04 PM
A Baltimore Circuit Court judge ruled Monday that a lawsuit can go forward against Morgan State University that contends the school failed to protect Joshua Ceasar, who was brutally beaten last year by an electrical engineering student who previously...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:13 AM
LONDON (AP) — British academics say a newly created DNA database of British cats has helped convict a killer, illustrating how even pets' genetic material can be a boon to forensic scientists.
The University of Leicester says its catalogue of...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Alexander Kinyua pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he killed a family friend with an ax and ate his heart, and a Harford County judge found the defendant not criminally responsible for the act because of mental illness.
The decision means Kinyua, 22,...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:42 PM
The voices are constant. They fight each other for space in your brain, and while you try to process what they're saying — "You're worthless, we hate you" — you can't believe what you're seeing: the TV weatherman talking directly to you....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:07 PM
A Mexican man on the run from federal drug charges in Baltimore and suspected of a murder in Tijuana was captured at a Starbucks near San Diego, Homeland Security officials announced.
Leo Alvarez Tostado Gastellium has been sought for his alleged role...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Proposed federal legislation would ban the export of American horses for slaughter, reinstitute a ban on slaughtering them in the U.S., and protect the public from consuming "toxic" horse meat.
The measure, called the Safeguard American Food Exports...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 6:19 AM
A Jamaican woman received a life sentence Friday for murder in connection with the 2009 death of a man in a White Marsh apartment – after which officials say she and her co-conspirators dismembered the body and disposed of pieces in the Loch Raven...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:47 PM
The early American settlers called it "the starving time," and accounts of the winter of 1609-1610 were so ghastly, and so morbid, that scholars weren't sure if the stories were true.
George Percy, then president of the English settlement of Jamestown...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Harford County's top prosecutor said Wednesday that he does not have enough evidence to show that Alexander Kinyua is criminally responsible for killing a family friend and eating his organs last year.
A state psychiatric hospital previously found that...