Texas parents sentenced for dissolving remains of daughter, 2, in tub of acid

A Texas mother and father were sentenced Friday for their roles in dissolving the remains of their 2-year-old daughter in a tub of acid after the child’s death.

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Inmate claims Patrick Frazee asked him to kill key witness in Colorado murder trial

An inmate testified Friday that Colorado murder suspect Patrick Frazee, who is accused of killing his fiancee, asked him multiple times to kill the key witness in his case. 

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Michael McCaul: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott should postpone convicted killer Rodney Reed’s execution

A second Texas GOP lawmaker has called on Republican Gov. Greg Abbott to postpone the execution of inmate Rodney Reed.

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Los Angeles man walks free after spending 11 years in prison for robberies he didn’t commit

A man who spent 11 years in prison for five armed robberies he did not commit walked free Tuesday after he was exonerated, thanks to the investigative work of his wife.

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Roger Stone does not testify as closing arguments set in federal trial

Roger Stone’s defense team rested its case Tuesday afternoon, with the usually outspoken Stone opting not to take the stand in his federal criminal trial.

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New Jersey man caught faking slip and fall for insurance money sentenced to probation, community service

A New Jersey man caught on surveillance video faking a slip and fall was sentenced Monday to probation, community service and ordered to pay restitution, according to a report.

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Ex-NFL player Winslow Jr takes plea deal before rape retrial

Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. pleaded guilty Monday to raping an unconscious teen in 2003 and to sexual battery involving a 54-year-old hitchhiker in a deal that spared him the possibility of life in prison.

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Evidence in Mollie Tibbetts murder is insurmountable, law enforcement source says

The evidence against the man accused of killing Mollie Tibbetts is overwhelming — even if parts of his police confession are ruled inadmissible in court, a law enforcement source close to the case told Fox News on Tuesday.

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Texas man sentenced to death for killing six members of ex-wife’s family

A Texas jury sentenced a man who killed six members of his ex-wife’s family to death Friday after approximately four hours of deliberations.

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Third suspect in murder of Joshua Brown, witness in Amber Guyger trial, sought in Louisiana; 2 arrested

Two of the three men wanted in connection to the killing of Joshua Brown, a key witness who testified in the high-profile murder trial of former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, have been arrested while a third, Thaddeous Green, remained on the lam …

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Former Georgia cop who fatally shot unarmed fleeing man acquitted of manslaughter

A since-fired Georgia police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man fleeing after a confrontation was found not guilty Saturday of voluntary manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter.

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Amber Guyger sentenced to 10 years in shooting that killed Botham Jean in Dallas

Amber Guyger, the former Dallas police officer convicted of murder in the shooting that killed neighbor Botham Jean, was sentenced by a jury Wednesday to 10 years behind bars.

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Former MSU hoops star Mateen Cleaves acquitted of all charges in rape trial

Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves, who was facing up to 15 years behind bars, was acquitted Tuesday of sexual assault and all other charges against him.

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Man sentenced to life in drowning of 3-year-old boy to make room in house for unborn child

An East Texas man who said he drowned a 3-year-old boy because he and his girlfriend whom he thought was pregnant needed to make room for their unborn child in their home was sentenced to life in prison without parole, prosecutors said Monday. 

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Memphis store clerk who fatally shot teen over theft of $2 beer found guilty of murder

A Memphis store clerk was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy who left his store without paying for a $2 beer.

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Ex-Blackwater contractor sentenced to life for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14

A former Blackwater security contractor was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for taking part in a mass shooting at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007 that killed 14 unarmed civilians.

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Former SS guard, 92, to stand trial for 5,230 accessory to murder counts for role at Nazi concentration camp

A 92-year-old former SS private will stand trial this fall for 5,230 counts of accessory to murder at a Nazi concentration camp, a German court announced Thursday.

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Arkansas man leaves court trial with juror, flees during sentencing next day, prosecutors say

An Arkansas man who was convicted of attempted murder allegedly left court during a recess — in the company of a juror on his case — and later fled during his sentencing, according to prosecutors.

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Federal prosecutors ask for life in prison plus 30 years for ‘El Chapo’

Captured Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should spend the rest of his life in prison plus another 30 years, federal prosecutors wrote in court documents filed Wednesday.

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Massachusetts man who beheaded classmate at age 15 gets decades to life in prison

A Massachusetts man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years after beheading a classmate in a fit of jealousy over a girl in 2016. 

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