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Recent articles by Harriet:

Ill. Man Allegedly Caused Wife's Hot Tub Drowning Death by Closing the Lid on Her

Eric Huska, 58, has been charged with involuntary manslaughter → Read More

Utah Mom Was Fatally Stabbed in Front of Her Son, 5, and Discovered Dying by Boy's Friend

The victim was discovered with mortal stab wounds by her son's friend → Read More

Tx. Family of 5 Found Dead in 'Horrible Crime,' Police Investigate Disturbing Photo Dad May Have Shared During Shooting

No arrests have yet to be made and authorities say they do not believe the community is in danger → Read More

‘Maybe I Did Do It’: Son Jailed After Mom’s Body Was Found in Garbage Bag Speaks Out

In a jailhouse interview, Jared Eng described his erratic thoughts → Read More

After His Mom Was Found Dead in Garbage Bag, N.Y.C. Son Allegedly Said She Took 'a While to Die'

When asked by a reporter if he had killed his mother, Jared Eng responded, "I did not. I loved her. She gave me everything" → Read More

Fugitive Accused of Stabbing Ex-Wife 41 Times in Front of Children Arrested After Tip to TV Show

Luis Octavio Frias' arrest brings a nearly six-year-long manhunt to an end → Read More

Florida Woman Used Dating App After Allegedly Killing Her Former NBA Exec Husband

Danielle Redlick allegedly changed her story several times over the course of the investigation → 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

Missing New York City Mother Found Dead at New Jersey Home, Her Son Among Those Charged

Paula Chin was reported missing the day before her body was discovered → Read More

Indiana Honor Roll Student Allegedly Killed 18-Year-Old Who Used to Attend Her School

Brayden Berkshire was arrested a day after Nathaniel Joe Hopper was found dead in his home → Read More

Oregon Guide Dog Injured in Hit-and-Run as Authorities Search for Driver

Sapphire was hit as she and her owner, who is visually impaired, crossed a street → Read More

Police Probing ‘Suspicious’ Death of Person Investigating Fla. Mom’s Murder Mystery

The victim had requested to view public records regarding O'Connell's 2010 death → Read More

N.M. Toddler Died in Hot Car After Being Left for 3 Hours by Woman and Daughter Who Ran Day Care

Their defense attorney says it was a tragic accident → Read More

Georgia Dad Allegedly Killed Son, 1, by Punching Him Repeatedly While Mom 'Looked Away'

Both A’kym Henderson and Jaimie Howard are charged with murder → Read More

Missing 6-Year-Old Boy Found After Mom and Boyfriend Allegedly Kept Him Hidden for Months

The child was reported missing in August by his biological father → Read More

Utah Man Sentenced to Prison for Strangling His Dad to Death and Stuffing Body in Freezer

Omar Carmona's attorney said his client was in a "psychotic episode when he killed his father" → Read More

Iowa 2-Month-Old Died of Starvation Weighing 2 lbs. Less than When He Was Born

Angel Poole was arrested months after her son's starvation death following an investigation → Read More

Canadian Serial Killer, Who Hid Victims' Bodies in Planters, Pleads Guilty to Murdering 8 Men

Bruce McArthur made international headlines last year after bodies were found hidden in potted planters → Read More

College Student Dragged Several Hundred Feet in Fatal-Hit-and-Run: 'Hearts Are Broken'

Witness said the victim was dragged several hundred feet as the driver fled the scene → Read More

Conn. Woman Allegedly Drove Drunk — After Drinking Vanilla Extract

The FDA requires pure vanilla extract to contain no less than 35 percent alcohol → Read More