In the first of a six-part series profiling the late Aaron Hernandez, The Boston Globe reported the former New England Patriots tight end was sexually abused as a child, beaten by his father and began smoking marijuana regularly in high school.
Malaysia has decided to abolish the death penalty, a senior minister said Thursday, with more than 1,200 people on death row set to win a reprieve following a groundswell of opposition to capital punishment.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court said it had reached a judgement Monday after hearing the final appeal of a Christian mother on death row for blasphemy, but that it will announce its ruling later in the notorious case, which has gone all the way to the Vatican.
A Christian businesswoman in Texas who advocated against domestic violence died after she was allegedly battered by her estranged boyfriend whom she begged her church to pray for just days before she was attacked, her pastor said.
Federal prosecutors in New York are seeking the death penalty for Sayfullo Saipov, the suspect in the New York City terror attack that killed eight people — a rare punishment that hasn’t been carried out in the state for a federal crime since 1953.
A Texas man suspected of killing three people and seriously injuring four in a 17-day string of attacks on sleeping Southern California men – most of them homeless – had been deported from the United States six times and had a long criminal history, immigration […]
In a Chicago courtroom over the coming weeks, the spotlight will focus on one night in 2014, 16 gunshots, a white police officer, the death of a black teenager and an essential question: Murder or self-defense?
A grieving New York mother recognized by President Donald Trump at the State of the Union in his campaign against deadly MS-13 gang violence was struck by an SUV and killed at her slain daughter’s memorial site Friday after a heated confrontation with the driver.