| 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...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 9:54 AM
A La Caņada Flintridge man is accused of taking a page out of Mike Tyson’s playbook – biting off a piece of another man’s ear during a fight.
Ken Hosoda, 26, was arrested on suspicion of mayhem -- disabling, disfiguring or otherwise...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:44 AM
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Accused cannibal guilty but not...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 6:42 PM
In a heated, narrowly divided closed-door meeting, Morgan State University's board of regents voted last week not to renew President David Wilson's contract, sources close to the board said Monday.
The ouster comes amid a string of recent incidents...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 5:37 PM
So called cannibal cop, Gilberto Valle, was back in court to be arraigned this time on the federal charges against him. Inside, Valle pled not guilty to conspiracy To commit kidnapping and not guilty to intentionally and knowingly accessing a computer...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 6:47 PM
Morgan State University officials said Saturday they have promoted campus police Chief Adrian J. Wiggins to the new post of chief public safety officer, in which he will explore changes to campus safety and emergency management systems.
The move comes...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:11 PM
NEW YORK -- The NYPD says it plans to subpoena Twitter to reveal the identity of a user who claimed on the social networking site to be planning an attack on a Broadway theater.
"We take the threat seriously, especially in light of recent attacks in...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 4:35 AM
MIAMI (AP) — A homeless man whose face was mostly chewed off in a bizarre assault alongside a busy South Florida highway told police that his attacker "just ripped me to ribbons."
In a recorded interview with investigators, Ronald Poppo said the...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Alexander Kinyua, the college student accused of killing a family friend and ingesting his heart and brain, has been declared incompetent to stand trial, according to court records.
Harford County State's Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly said in an Aug. 13...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:01 PM
A New York City police officer was arrested and charged in a bizarre plot to kidnap and cook his girlfriend.
According to authorities, Gilberto Valle conspired with an unnamed associated through an online chat, about kidnapping, cooking and eating body...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 8:37 PM
NEW YORK -- A New York City police officer pleaded not guilty to charges he plotted to abduct and cook women so he could eat their body parts.
Gilberto Valle entered the plea Monday in federal court in Manhattan.
Valle is being held in federal custody...