CHICAGO (CBS/WBBM) It's been two years since 50-year-old Esperanza Medina has shown her face. Next week in an Illinois courtroom, she will stare into the eyes of the two women who allegedly recruited three teens to throw battery acid in her face, revealing the red and white scars left behind when the liquid seared through her skin.Continue »
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LAFAYETTE, Ga. (CBS/AP) Teresa Parker's family and friends will finally be able to put the Georgia 911 dispatcher to rest after her skeletal remains were found scattered along the Chattanooga River, investigators said Wednesday - a sad and final ending that they have feared since Teresa mysteriously vanished in 2007.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (CBS/AP) Police have questioned a second student at Socastee High School in South Carolina where pipe bombs were discovered and disarmed after a freshman allegedly shot at an on-campus officer Tuesday.
The freshman allegedly confronted school resource officer Erik Karney, reports Horry County Police spokesman Sgt. Robert Kegler. Continue »
PALMETTO, Fla. (CBS) The mother of a 16-year-old Palmetto High School student has been arrested and charged with child abuse for encouraging her daughter to fight another student.
The Manatee County Sheriff's Office arrested 39-year-old April Newcomb Wednesday after she failed to report or stop a fight between two teens, one of whom was her daughter.Continue »
MARIETTA, Ga. (CBS/WGCL) Platinum-selling artist Chester "Lyfe" Jennings is headed back to the slammer to serve 3 years after pleading guilty to charges stemming from an incident with his ex-girlfriend two years ago.
The "Must Be Nice" singer was arrested in Smyrna, Ga. Oct. 19, 2008 after an apparent altercation with former girlfriend and the mother of his children, Joy Bounds. Continue »
NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Wendy Cross wants to chaperone field trips and join other parents in supervising activities at her children's school in Grand Rapids, Mich. But because of some bad checks she wrote a decade ago, that's out of the question.
Cross, 36, is barred under a school district policy that requires would-be volunteers to undergo criminal background checks and disqualifies anyone with a felony record.Continue »
Despite pleas to Governor Bob McDonnell to reverse his decision to reject her appeal, the state of Virginia is moving forward with its first execution of a woman in nearly a century.Continue »