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Amanda Knox on Falling in Love and Wanting Kids — and What She Will Tell Them About Her Prison Ordeal

Wrongly convicted of murder, Knox tells PEOPLE about meeting boyfriend Christopher Robinson and their life together now → Read More

How Two Filmmakers Spent 6 Years On Amanda Knox’s Case and Changed Minds About the Sensational Murder Mystery

Guilt or innocence was never the question that drove a pair of documentary filmmakers to dive into the tabloid-ready murder case of Amanda Knox → Read More

Why Amanda Knox Is Returning to Italy for the First Time Since Her Exoneration for Murder

Knox tells PEOPLE she wants to reclaim the city of Perugia, Italy, on her own terms, years after it became the center of an international murder-mystery → Read More

Amanda Knox Is in Love and Rebuilding Her Life 6 Years After Being Released from Italian Prison

Locked up for four years on a wrongful conviction for murder in Italy, Knox tells PEOPLE she savors her "normal-person" life → Read More

PEOPLE Explains: The Deadly Car Attack at a White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville and Its Aftermath

A woman was killed and at least 19 people were injured Saturday as a “Unite the Right” white nationalist rally sparked protests in Virginia → Read More

Oxygen Examines Case of Ex-Cop Drew Peterson’s Still-Missing Fourth Wife 10 Years After Disappearance

Drew Peterson’s fourth wife disappeared 10 years ago → Read More

New Jersey Mom Allegedly Abandoned Her Special Needs 10-Year-Old in the Woods with His Luggage

Debra Wisler, 39, allegedly abandoned her child after learning he was not eligible for a child program → Read More

Did This Missouri Woman Murder Her Friend and Then Try to Frame the Victim’s Husband?

The family of Elizabeth “Betsy” Faria has been thrown curve after curve in the ongoing mystery of who really stabbed her to death in 2011 → Read More

Serial Killer for Cash? Missouri Woman Linked to 3 Mysterious Deaths — Including of Mom and Friend

Missouri authorities are reviewing suspicions that Pamela Hupp’s connections to all three deaths are not a coincidence → Read More

Michelle Carter Gets 15 Months in Suicide-Text Case, But Won’t Go to Jail Until Appeal Is Resolved

Michelle Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the June, 2014 suicide of boyfriend Conrad Roy III → Read More

PEOPLE Explains: Michelle Carter Faces Up to 20 Years for Urging Boyfriend Via Texts to Kill Himself

Michelle Carter, now 20, was convicted in June of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Conrad Roy → Read More

Michelle Carter Faces 20 Years for Texts in Boyfriend’s Suicide: She ‘Should Be Kept Away From Society,’ Says Victim’s Aunt

In a series of texts, Michelle Carter urged her 18-year-old boyfriend to commit suicide in 2014 → Read More

New Mexico Man Accused of Murdering and Sexually Assaulting 11-Year-Old Navajo Girl Expected to Change Plea

The attack on Ashlynne Mike, 11, prompted a push to expand AMBER Alerts to tribal lands → Read More

New Hampshire Mom, 83, and 63-Year-Old Son Charged in Alleged Murder-for-Hire of His Ex-WIfe

An 83-year-old woman and her 63-year-old son are behind bars in New Hampshire after being accused of plotting a murder-for-hire plot, PEOPLE confirms → Read More

Ohio Man Executed for Rape, Murder of Girlfriend’s 3-Year-Old: ‘God Forgave Him

Ronald Phillips, 43, was convicted in 1993 for killing girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter → Read More

Mass. Woman Allegedly Dismembered Boyfriend and Lived with Remains for Several Days: ‘Particularly Heinous’

Kathryn Podgurski allegedly stabbed Joseph Shaw more than 40 times → Read More

Inside Son of Sam’s Life Now: Born-Again as the ‘Son of Hope’ and He Doesn’t Want to Leave Prison

Forty years after his deadly shooting spree terrorized New York City, David Berkowitz wants to stay behind bars and is a born-again Christian, visitors say → Read More

Ron Goldman’s Family Feels ‘Frustration’ as O.J. Simpson Approaches Possible Prison Release

The murder victim's parents brace for the parole hearing that could free O.J. Simpson → Read More

Tennessee Mom Allegedly Tried to Smother Infant Son Multiple Times While He Was Hospitalized

Hospital staff became suspicious of Alexis Bagwell, 22, when her son stopped breathing → Read More

Couple Married 50 Years Dances Across Nebraska Despite Wife’s Debilitating Illness: ‘Our Life Is a Dance’

Tom, 70, and Gwen Phalen, 69, celebrate their affection that’s stronger than her disease → Read More