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Judge approves settlement in Minnesota church abuse case

In a significant development, a Minnesota judge today signed off on a settlement in connection with a case which accused Catholic church leaders in Minnesota of creating a public nuisance by not warning parishioners about an abusive priest.


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Pistorius trial: Prosecutor shocked by house arrest suggestion

The prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius case has expressed shock over the fact that a corrections social worker recommended that the star paralympian be made to spend time behind bars and sentenced to three years of house arrest and required to do community service.


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Boy set on fire allegedly by army men in Hyderabad dies

An 11-year-old boy, who was set on fire allegedly by some unidentified Army men on Wednesday, today died at a hospital in Hyderabad.


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Mom, boyfriend kill disabled boy by putting alcohol in IV

In a shocking incident, a mom in Vermont and her boyfriend killed her disabled son by putting a deadly dose of alcohol in the IV tube of the disabled boy.


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CISF constable shoots 3 colleagues dead, arrested

In a bizarre incident, a CISF head constable today shot dead three of his colleagues attached to the Kalpakkam Nuclear complex. The constable also injured two others in their camp.


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Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo shot dead by wife

A California mayor was on Tuesday shot and killed during a domestic dispute involving his wife and son.


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Minors found at site of Miami nightclub shooting

Miami police have launched a probe to find out why so many minors were present at a nightclub during a pre-dawn shooting.


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California passes 'Yes Means Yes' bill

California Governor Jerry Brown today signed a law aimed at making it clear when sexual consent is mutual between students on California college campuses. The law also includes guidelines for addressing sexual assault reports.


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Suspect detained for Arkansas real estate agent kidnapping

Police today arrested a man suspected of kidnapping an Arkansas woman.


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Hannah Graham case suspect arrives in Virginia

Jesse Matthew, the main suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, is being kept in isolation in a Virginia jail cell, authorities said today.


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Fired worker beheaded woman in Oklahoma

In a bizarre incident, an employee who was recently sacked from an Oklahoma food processing plant killed a woman by beheading her with a knife.


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SC issues directives on police encounters

In an apparent effort to prevent fake encounter killings by police, strict guidelines were laid by the Supreme Court on Tuesday.


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Emergency call tapes provide detail about slaying of Florida family

The tape from an emergency call placed last week was released by Florida police today. The call was made by a by a 51-year-old felon in which the man had admitted that he had...


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What happened to missing Virginia student Hannah Graham?

The missing University of Viriginia student Hannah Graham was last seen on September and a camera outside a gas station in Charlottesville, Virginia, briefly filmed her walking, then running.


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Prosecutors to re-try Michael Dunn murder

It is not always that a defendant is put on trial knowing that whether he wins or loses, there are all chances that the defendant will still spend his life in prison.


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Nithari killings: SC stays death sentence of Surinder Koli

The Supreme Court today stayed the death sentence of Surinder Koli, convicted of Nithari killings, for one week. The apex court stayed the hanging for a week until a fresh review...


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Al Qaeda planning suicide attacks in India

Just three days after the release of a video by al-Qaeda's top commander Ayman Al-Zawahari threatening India, intelligence agencies claimed they have received crucial inputs that the..


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Teen obsessed with 'Slender Man' burns house down

According to reports, a teen burnt her house down in Pasco County, Florida, because she was obsessed with the fictional horror character Slender Man.


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Suspected IM operative Ajaz Sheikh arrested in west UP

An Indian Mujahideen suspect has been arrested from western Uttar Pradesh by the special cell of Delhi Police. The suspect named Ejaz Sheikh belongs to Pune. He was arrested from Saharanpur..


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Murder suspect arrested, missing boy found safe

A missing autistic boy has been found by Florida police early Friday. The police have also arrested the quadruple murder suspect who was with the autistic boy.


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One in 10 girls sexually assaulted: UN

A UN report has said that about 120 million girls around the world have been raped or sexually assaulted before turning 20.


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Death row convict will be heard in open court: SC

In a significant decision, the Supreme Court today ruled that the cases where the apex court has held the death sentence, the death convict should be given the right that..


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'Murdered' RTI activist now charged with murder

GREATER NOIDA: RTI activist and Aam Admi Party member, Chandra Mohan Sharma, whose charred 'body' was found in his burnt car three months ago, is actually alive.


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National level shooter Tara Shahdeo's husband arrested

The husband of national level shooter Tara Shahdeo was arrested on Tuesday night from a place near the Delhi-Ghaziabad border. 30-year-old Ranjeet Singh Kohli alias..


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IM planned to send poison letters to kill targets

In a sensational disclosure, Delhi Police today told a New Delhi court that banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) was planning to send letters "soaked with poison" to kill their targets.


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SC orders to set up medical board to examine Asaram

The Supreme Court today ordered to set up a medical board to examine the health of detained self-styled godman Asaram Bapu.


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New Hampshire man faces execution for killing woman

A man from New Hampshire will be executed for murdering a woman who rejected his advances.


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Search on for 2 missing NY Amish girls

New York police are searching for two Amish girls who the police believe may have been abducted from a roadside stand in northern New York.


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Phoolan Devi murder: Rana gets life imprisonment

A Delhi court today awarded life term to Sher Singh Rana, the main accused in the 2001 murder of bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi. The verdict was delivered by Additional..


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Abigail Hernandez endured violence, lawyer says

Abigail Hernandez, the New Hampshire girl who disappeared for nine months, was "violently abducted" and she endured "numerous acts of unspeakable violence," her lawyer told the court today.


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