American Idol Season 6 Standout Antonella Barba Allegedly Smuggled 2 lbs. of Fentanyl for Drug Ring

According to newly unsealed court documents, Antonella Barba — a singer who made it to the top 16 on the sixth season of American Idol in 2007 — was allegedly acting as a courier for a major drug ring when Virginia authorities arrested her nearly four months ago with two pounds of fentanyl. Barba, 32, was indicted last week on 11 federal […]

Read more

Man Facing 30 Years in Prison on Run After Allegedly Removing Ankle Monitor and Killing His Mom

A disbarred Georgia attorney facing 30 years in prison after his conviction for crimes including theft and elder exploitation was left free for two weeks to get his affairs in order before his scheduled Feb. 1 sentencing. But rather than face his fate behind bars, authorities allege he killed his mom, removed his court-ordered ankle monitor and took off running. […]

Read more

Missing New York Woman's Body Found Stuffed in a Suitcase on Side of a Road in Connecticut Town

The body of a young woman was found stuffed in a suitcase on the side of the road in Greenwich, Connecticut, leaving residents of the wealthy town shaken. On Tuesday at about 8:15 a.m., a highway worker found a large red suitcase in a wooded area on an isolated stretch of Glenville Road in Greenwich and immediately called police, Capt. […]

Read more

Bodies Found in 2 States Identified as Mother and Son 20 Years After They Were Murdered

After twenty years, a DNA kit helped identify the remains of a young Ohio boy who’d been murdered and dumped along a North Carolina highway. In the process, detectives also identified his mother, who had been found murdered in South Carolina around the same time. A landscaping crew discovered Robert “Bobby” Adam Whitt’s skull and bones under a billboard along Interstate 85 […]

Read more

Ted Bundy's Confessions: 4 Shocking Moments From Documentary on Notorious Murderer

Two new projects about Ted Bundy have renewed horrified interest in the serial killer who was executed in 1989 at 42 after sexually assaulting and murdering at least 30 women in seven states between 1974 and 1978. A forthcoming Bundy biopic starring Zac Efron premiered at Sundance this week, and a trailer for the movie — titled Extremely Wicked, Shockingly […]

Read more

Married Teacher at Upscale Vermont Boarding School Allegedly Had Sex with Student in Her Classroom

A teacher at a Vermont boarding school has been arrested and accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an underage student. PEOPLE confirms that Anitra Lahiri, 44, was teaching at Lyndon Institute in Lyndon Center, Vermont. She was arrested earlier this month and charged with sexual exploitation of a minor and disseminating indecent material to a minor. The charges stemmed from a sexual relationship […]

Read more

Months Before Roommate Allegedly Stabbed Her, Slain Student Wrote: 'Pray…We Don't Kill Each Other'

Friends and family are paying tribute to the slain Virginia college student who prophetically posted on social media about the roommate who allegedly stabbed her to death months before her death, writing “Pray that we don’t kill each other this year.” Hundreds packed the Second Presbyterian Church in Roanoke, Virginia, at a memorial service Sunday night for Alexa Cannon, 20, who […]

Read more

School Superintendent Arrested After Allegedly Using Her Insurance to Get Help for a Sick Student

A possible act of kindness by an Indiana school superintendent turned out to come with a very high cost, as she is now facing multiple charges for allegedly using her insurance to help a sick student. Casey Smitherman, the superintendent of Elwood Community Schools, turned herself in to police on Jan. 19 after she allegedly lied about the student’s identity […]

Read more

'Troubled Beyond Words': Facility Fires Nurse Immediately After His Sex Assault Arrest

The nursing facility where a woman in a long-term vegetative state gave birth last month fired the suspect in her alleged sexual assault shortly after his arrest Tuesday, saying in a statement the incident leaves them “troubled beyond words.” The suspect, 36-year-old Nathan Sutherland, was in court Wednesday but did not enter a plea and was released from Maricopa County, Arizona, […]

Read more

Ore. Girl, 8, Recounts Horror After Mom, 3 Others Were Killed: 'Can't Stop Thinking About My Mommy'

An 8-year-old Oregon girl expressed her gratitude to the deputies who saved her life Saturday after her mom’s boyfriend murdered her mother, her baby sister and two others before attacking her. “Police officers, if you’re watching this, thank you,” the girl, who identified herself to local TV station Fox12 as Hailey Grimm, told the outlet. (Police have not released the girl’s name.) On […]

Read more
1 2 3 14