Nevada Dad Fatally Shoots Son Who Was Threatening to Kill Mom

A Nevada man will not face prosecution for fatally shooting his adult son earlier this week, with local authorities characterizing the father’s actions as “justified.” According to a statement from the Mesquite Police, the unidentified father shot his son just before 1 a.m. Monday morning. You’ll get the latest updates on this topic in your … Read more

“Cheer” star indicted on new child sex solicitation charges

“Cheer” star Jerry Harris, who is already facing a federal child pornography charge, has been indicted on new charges that allege he solicited sex from minors at cheerleading competitions and convinced teenage boys to send him obscene photographs and videos of themselves. The new seven-count indictment that was made public on Friday was not unexpected. In … Read more

Utah’s ‘Clearfield Rapist’ avoids death penalty, gets life in prison for Wyoming murder

EVANSTON, Wyo. (KSTU) — Mark Douglas Burns has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the 2001 murder of Sue Ellen Gunderson Higgins in Evanston, Wyoming. The ruling dashed Burns’ hopes of receiving the death penalty. Judge Joseph Bluemel agreed with prosecutors that a death sentence would not be an appropriate punishment for … Read more

Dad googled ‘How do you know if a baby is dead’ after raping 10-month-old in Pennsylvania, authorities say

A Pennsylvania man accused of raping his 10-month-old daughter, who died after the horrific attack over the weekend, googled a series of disturbing questions such as, “How do you know if a baby is dead,” before calling 911, authorities said. Austin Stevens, 29, spent almost an hour online searching for subjects related to the crime … Read more

Dad who abused, killed 2-year-old daughter to be put to death Friday — second federal execution in as many days

A Louisiana dad who sexually abused, tortured and beat his own 2-year-old daughter to death is scheduled to be executed Friday evening, marking the second federal execution in as many days and one of the first during a president’s lame-duck period in over a century. Alfred Bourgeois, 56, was convicted of capital murder in 2004 … Read more