Murder

Looks like actor Columbus Short isn’t anything like the Gladiator who helps Olivia Pope fix lives on his hit show Scandal. Just weeks after it was revealed Short was involved in a violent scuffle at a party, his wife, Tuere Short, filed for divorce, alleging the actor put a knife to her throat last week and […]

The judge that sentenced Yung Vito to 25 years in prison for aggravated assault and weapon possession that resulted in the death of Slim Dunkin is revoking that sentence, saying the rapper deserves a new trial. Vito, real name Vinson Hardimon, shot Slim Dunkin, real name Mario Hamilton, at an Atlanta recording studio during a verbal altercation. […]

On Tuesday, South African Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius took to the stand again during his high-profile murder trial to describe the night he killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Through uncontrollable sobs, Pistorius told the courtroom how he heard a window slide open in the locked bathroom, believing it to an intruder. He opened fire, shooting four […]

On Monday, Oscar Pistorius, the South African Paralympic athlete who shot and killed his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day 2013, took to the stand to deliver an emotional testimony during his high-profile murder trial. Through sobs, Pistorius offered a tearful apology to the family of model Reeva Steenkamp while they looked on, stone-faced. In a trembling voice, […]

Vybz Kartel, the Dancehall star who was convicted of murder last month, has been sentenced to life in jail by a Jamaican court. He will be eligible for parole in 35 years. According to BBC: A jury found the 38-year-old, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, guilty for the death of an associate in March. […]

The man who was suspected of drunk driving and killing two people at the SXSW 2014 festival  has officially been charged with murder. Rashad Charjuan Owens was the suspect police had in custody in connection to the tragedy, and though we thought he’d be facing two counts of murder, he’s actually received a charge for […]

Vybz Kartel, the Jamaican dancehall recording artist, was found guilty of murder on Thursday. The 38-year-old, real name Adidja Palmer, was found guilty in the death of Clive “Lizard” Williams. Kartel reportedly beat 27-year-old Williams to death after one of his guns went missing. Three others were also found guilty in the two-month trial. Read about it […]

A woman in Hong Kong is standing trial after chopping off her ex-boyfriend’s penis with a pair of scissors, flushing it down the toilet and killing him with a hammer. Her reason? Chinese national Yeung Ki says her former lover beat their young daughter, raped her, and tried to blackmail her into giving him $28,000 […]

Head down and retching into a bucket beneath him, Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee Olympian who was charged with murdering his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year, wept as he listened to gruesome autopsy testimony in his murder trial. In the South African courtroom on Monday, pathologist Gert Saayman described Reeva Steenkamp’s injuries in detail, […]

A 19-year-old female is currently awaiting trial after killing a man who hired her for sex through Craigslist, but a new interview reveals she’s guilty of much more. Miranda Barbour spoke with the Daily Item through a jailhouse phone and revealed she stabbed the victim 20 times because he still pushed to have sex with her even […]

Imagine having a twin that committed a horrible crime, and you got the punishment for it. Well, that might be the case for Ductrung Tong, who was recently charged with the murder of a 22-year-old man after he was stabbed to death at a birthday party. According to The Huffington Post, the 18-year-old student was […]

  Today, prosecutors begin laying out their first-degree murder case against 47-year-old Michael Dunn, the man accused of killing 17-year-old Jordan Davis outside of a convenience store in Jacksonville, Fl. This occurs just one day after a panel of 12 jurors and 4 alternates were seated and heard the case, which details a trip to the […]