Olympian Oscar Pistorius Wounded in Jail Fight, Officials Say

(JOHANNESBURG) — Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use, a South African prison spokesman confirmed Tuesday. Pistorius...

Man Convicted of Killing Little Girl 20 Years Ago Gets Life in Prison

(PUNTA GORDA, Fla.) — A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a little girl who disappeared nearly 20 years ago. News outlets report that 46-year-old...

52-Year-Old Man Who Impregnated Teen Tried to Contact Her From Prison, Police Say

(LOWELL, N.C.) — Authorities say a former police officer serving prison time for impregnating a then-14-year-old girl in North Carolina has violated the restrictions set by his plea agreement...

Airbnb Guest Finds Hidden Camera in Bedroom Alarm Clock

(GREENVILLE, S.C.) — A South Carolina man has been arrested after a woman who rented an apartment from him using Airbnb found a hidden camera. Media outlets reported that Greenville...

A Man Intervened in a Fight. Then He Got Thrown Off a Bridge

(DERBY, Conn.) — Connecticut police say a man threw another man 45 feet off a bridge because he intervened in an argument between the suspect and his girlfriend. Derby police...

Federal Prison Inmate Who Escaped 20 Years Ago Is Back Behind Bars After Returning...

(ERIE, Pa.) — An inmate who disappeared 20 years ago from a federal prison in Pennsylvania is set to be returned to the state for arraignment on an escape...

Man in Red Suit Uses Sleigh to Rescue Deer Trapped on Ice

(SALEM, Ore.) — Reindeer are supposed to pull Santa Claus’ sleigh, but in Oregon recently, a red-suited man on a sled wound up pushing a deer. The reverse-reality Christmas-season tale...

‘Cruel and Vicious.’ Woman Who Killed Pregnant Neighbor to Keep Baby Pleads Guilty

(FARGO, N.D.) — A North Dakota woman pleaded guilty Monday in the killing of a pregnant neighbor so she and her boyfriend could keep the baby, though officials are...

Serial Killer Who Murdered 7 People Says He Has More Undiscovered Victims

(SPARTANBURG, S.C.) — A South Carolina man convicted of killing seven people says he has more victims who have not been discovered. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reports that, in an...

Fundraising Effort Underway After Child’s Wheelchair Stolen

(CINCINNATI) — A fundraising campaign is underway to buy a custom wheelchair for a 6-year-old girl with spina bifida after hers was stolen from in front of her family’s...

‘Dogs Will Eat Anything.’ Veterinarian Removes 21 Pacifiers From Dog’s Belly

(EDMOND, Okla.) — An Oklahoma mother and father couldn’t figure out what was happening to their child’s pacifiers until the baby’s grandmother saw the family dog swipe one off...

School Superintendent Charged With Child Rape Sues to Get His Job Back

(BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio) — An Ohio school superintendent charged with child rape has sued to get his job back. The Springfield News-Sun reports former Indian Lake Schools superintendent Patrick O’Donnell claims...

‘You See the Devil.’ Woman Held Hostage, Raped and Burned by Man She Met...

She met him on a dating site, where Seth Mull’s profile said he was “serious about finding the perfect match.” She found him attractive: Mull was fit, with huge...

Woman Accused of Robbing Banks While 8 Months Pregnant Pleads Guilty

(MADISON, Wis.) — A Wisconsin woman accused of robbing three banks while she was more than eight months pregnant pleaded guilty to robbing two of them and was sentenced...

4 Men Wrongly Convicted of Rape and Murder Get $31 Million After Spending 15...

(CHICAGO) — The city of Chicago has agreed to pay $31 million to four men imprisoned for 15 years for a rape and murder they didn’t commit. The sum to...