SCOTTSBURG, Ind. (CBS/WLKY) Murder charges were filed in the Scott County Circuit Court Wednesday against Robert Petty in the death of his ex-wife Nina Keown.
Keown was reported missing in early August. Her remains were recovered in Clark County, in southeastern Indiana on Aug. 27.Continue »
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (CBS/AP) It appears that Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi tried to get school officials to change his dorm room before he leaped to his death from the George Washington Bridge.
The 18-year-old violinist from Ridgewood, N.J. killed himself after, police say, he learned that his roommate had secretly streamed video on the Internet of him in a sexual encounter with another man.
CLAWSON, Mich. (CBS/AP) Maybe this wasn't the best possible choice of a designated driver.
Police in Clawson, Mich. said a 40-year-old man who drove an intoxicated woman to the police station is now facing drunk-driving charges himself.
Donald Chamberlain drove his 35-year-old neighbor to the station Monday so she could answer questions about an assault involving her husband the previous day.Continue »
PHOENIX (CBS/AP) A Phoenix jail inmate was left wearing nothing but pink socks after scaling five fences in an escape attempt before he was captured.
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says 24-year-old Clayton Thornburg suffered cuts on some parts of his body since some of the Durango Jail's fences are 15 feet high, and topped with razor wire.Continue »
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (CBS/AP) It's not quite as big a deal as the recent "Katy Perry Sesame Street Scandal."
Nevertheless, a western Pennsylvania father will spend six months to two years in jail for hiding his marijuana in his son's ELMO BACKPACK - which the kindergartner unknowingly took to school with the drugs still in it.Continue »
BOZEMAN, Mont. (CBS/AP) A 31-year-old Montana man accused of hitting his pregnant sister in the mouth with a wrench during her wedding reception has pleaded not guilty.
David Sicotte, of Three Forks (and One Wrench?), appeared in District Court on Wednesday on charges of felony assault with a weapon, and disorderly conduct.Continue »
BOSTON (CBS/AP) Amy Bishop, a former biology professor at the University of Alabama, already faces murder charges in two states - for the shooting rampage that killed three colleagues in February, and for the 1986 shooting death of her brother, Seth. However, she won't be facing charges for a 1993 mail bomb incident in Boston, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (CBS/AP) Florida Panhandle authorities believe the human remains discovered in a storage unit Friday are those of an 11-year-old disabled girl who may have been missing since at least 2007.Continue »
Authorities say Carol Lynn Schnuphase, 47, even drugged her son and shaved his head so he appeared to have cancer, then accepted thousands of dollars in donations for his treatment.Continue »
PERUGIA, Italy (CBS) Arguments in the slander trial against Amanda Knox, the American exchange student convicted of murdering her British roommate in Perugia, Italy, have been scheduled for Nov. 8 by an Italian judge.
The slander case is based on statements Knox made about her Nov. 2007 interrogation as a possible witness after the discovery of the body of her housemate, Briton Meredith Kercher.Continue »