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Jeff Truesdell

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Man Acquitted in Stepbrother's 2011 Murder Admits His Guilt: 'Yeah, I Killed Him'

Joshua Young hopes his confession might clear his dad, who claimed sole responsibility for killing 14-year-old Trey Zwicker → Read More

Caregiver Accused of Raping, Impregnating Woman with Mental Disabilities May Have Another Victim

Bernard Betts-King, 60, was working with the woman as a behavioral specialist at the time of the alleged 2018 assault → Read More

Teen Who Fatally Shot Dad in Front of 2-Year-Old Daughter Gets 35 Years in Prison

Gerard Grandzol, 38, was shot while hesitating to remove his daughter from his vehicle during a carjacking → Read More

Nurse Who Hid Evidence for Accused Killer in Colo. Mom's Murder Was 'Very, Very Scared' He'd Kill Her, Too

Krystal Lee Kenney will testify against Patrick Frazee for the alleged murder of his fiancé Kelsey Berreth → Read More

Mass. Woman Sent to Jail for Sending Texts to Teen Boyfriend Urging Him to Kill Himself

The judge ordered her 15-month sentence to begin after a Massachusetts court rejected her appeal in the 2014 suicide of Conrad Roy III → Read More

With Suspect in Their Sights, Police Can't Prevent a Second Murder at Famed College for the Deaf

People Magazine Investigates tracks a killer who terrorized Washington, D.C.'s Gallaudet University in 2000 and 2001 → Read More

After Urging Boyfriend to Kill Himself, Mass. Teen Told His Grieving Family She Tried to Save Him

Michelle Carter was sentenced in 2017 to 15 months for the involuntary manslaughter of Conrad Roy III → Read More

Man Facing 30 Years in Prison on Run After Allegedly Removing Ankle Monitor and Killing His Mom

Ex-attorney Richard Merritt, who skipped out on his Feb. 1 sentencing for defrauding clients, is now suspected of killing his mother → Read More

How Murder Shattered a Quiet College Campus for Hearing-Impaired Students

People Magazine Investigates tracks the killer who terrorized Washington, D.C.'s Gallaudet University in 2000 and 2001 → Read More

Detective Recounts Horror of Reading Texts From Mass. Teen Urging Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself

"It was one of those things where you keep reading and it just keeps getting worse," the detective said → Read More

Mass. Woman Will Go to Prison for Urging Boyfriend in Texts to Kill Himself, Court Rules

The Massachusetts high court rejected Michelle Carter's appeal of her manslaughter conviction in the 2014 death by suicide of Conrad Roy II → Read More

Mom Arrested After Boy, 9, Brings Marijuana Gummies to School, Sickening 14 Children

Police and EMS workers responded after 14 children were reported sick Monday at Anton Grdina School in Cleveland → Read More

Va. Man Allegedly Admits Killing Parents: 'I Felt Threatened By My Father and Mother'

Robert Raff, 53, was arrested in Ohio with a knife, ax and Taser and "dressed to the nines" in combat gear, police say → Read More

Parkland Dad Creates 'Stand-Up' Retort to Louis C.K.'s Mocking of School Shooting Survivors

Manny Oliver's son, Joaquin, died along with 16 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018 → Read More

Ohio Man Charged with Killing Deputy Broadcasted Part of 12-Hour Standoff on Instagram

Police say 23-year-old Wade Winn claimed to be suicidal in a 911 call, then opened fire on officers who arrived to help him → Read More

Hospital Allegedly Left 84-Year-Old Woman with Alzheimer's Outside Locked Care Facility

The family of Savina Genoese Zerbi has filed a complaint with the state, alleging it put her in a taxi and then walked away → Read More

Missing Tenn. Teen Is Found Alive in Wis., Stepdad Who Pleaded For Safe Return on TV Is Arrested

Randall Lee Pruitt, 41, was arrested and jailed on the same day his 14-year-old stepdaughter was recovered in Wisconsin → Read More

'Payback for Waking Me Up': Woman Charged After Filming Herself Pouring Water on Sleeping Baby

The sheriff says 33-year-old Caitlin Hardy initially tried to pass off her actions as 'some type of game' → Read More

Ohio Girl, 14, Abducted, Killed on Way to School — and Her Parents Sue School for Not Reporting Her Absent

The parents of 14-year-old Alianna DeFreeze allege that hours were wasted in search for her because the school didn't tell them she was missing → Read More

Walmart Santa, 4 Others Charged with Murder After His 2 Kids Were Found Buried in Family's Yard

Authorities who brought charges in the death of 14-year-old Mary Crocker still are investigating how her brother died → Read More