(CBS/WBBM/AP) WAUKEGAN, Ill. - Closing arguments began in an Illinois courtroom Tuesday morning in the murder trial of Marni Yang, who is charged with killing the pregnant girlfriend of ex-Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle.Continue »
(CBS) NEW YORK - A 14-year-old Jersey City boy faces charges of harassment and making terroristic threats after he allegedly threatened two 12-year-old boys via the social networking site, Facebook, because he thought they liked his girlfriend, according to reports.Continue »
(CBS/WOIO/AP) AKRON, Ohio - Brian Scott Smith, the third and final defendant in an Ohio murder-for-hire case, has pleaded guilty in a 2009 stabbing death devised by the victim's daughter.
Smith, 24, the daughter's ex-boyfriend, pleaded guilty to aggravated murder Monday in Akron in the death of 58-year-old Kristie Marks, who was reportedly lured to an apartment complex by Smith and her daughter, Taylor Marie Marks, on October 24, 2009.Continue »
(CBS/AP/KTVT) CORSICANA, Texas - Jeffrey Allan Maxwell, the former neighbor and rejected suitor of a Texas woman, has been charged with aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault after authorities say he abducted the 62-year-old woman at gunpoint, and then beat her at his home for 13 days.Continue »
(CBS/AP/KTVT) DALLAS - A capital murder charge has been filed against a 28-year-old man who allegedly attempted to steal an elderly woman's purse at a North Texas Wal-Mart parking lot, in a confrontation that led to her death.
(CBS/AP) HARTFORD, Conn. - Joshua Komisarjevsky, the second defendant facing a death penalty trial for the slayings of a mother and her two daughters in an infamous Connecticut home invasion four years ago, has offered to plead guilty to all charges in exchange for a life sentence without parole, according to court documents filed Friday.Continue »
(CBS/KREM) SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - A summons request was delivered to the Spokane County Prosecutor's Office Tuesday demanding that former Spokane newscaster Debra Wilde be charged with driving while intoxicated after she found herself in a compromising position last month.Continue »
(CBS/ WOWK) PRINCETON, W. Va. - In his second court appearance Thursday, Sam Littleton, a man charged in the stabbing death of his girlfriend's daughter and wanted for questioning in the disappearance of an elderly Ohio couple, contested extradition back to his home state of Ohio, just one day after he was captured in West Virginia.Continue »
(CBS/KWTV/AP) YUKON, Okla. - The Canadian County District Attorney has filed child abuse and child neglect charges against two Oklahoma parents accused of beating their three adopted children and feeding them pet food.Continue »