Alyssa Barrett, 17, is charged with murdering her mother, DeCarol Deloney-Cain, 54, and stuffing her body in the trunk of her car in Gary, Indiana. Deloney-Cain’s body was discovered on July 7. Barrett’s boyfriend, Damarius Rashard Wren, 18, was the first suspect to be charged in the case.
A transsexual sibling of National Basketball Association player Reggie Bullock was found murdered in Baltimore, Reuters reports.
Rapper Ice T‘s grandson is currently in jail facing a charge of involuntary manslaughter for accidentally shooting and killing his roommate.
A DeKalb County judge is accused of making a mockery of the justice system after he freed a woman who was convicted of murder.
A jury found Pamela Ballin guilty of killing her husband Derrick “Ricky” Ballin at his home in 2009.
But Stone Mountain (GA) Superior Court Judge Mark Anthony Scott overturned the jury’s verdict and released Pamela Ballin on bond.
A Bronx teenager who fatally stabbed a classmate told police he was bullied and he feared for his life, the NY Post reports.
Timothy Crump, 14, (pictured right) died of a stab wound after he allegedly jumped classmate Noel Estevez, also 14, outside their Bronx school Wednesday.
Police say Crump jumped Estevez because he believed the teen stole his cellphone.
An actor who shot his wife to death in front of their 2 young sons pleaded not guilty to murder on Wednesday.
Michael Jace, who played a police officer on TV’s ‘The Shield,’ entered his plea through his attorneys, the NY Post reports.
April Jace, 40, had three sons, including the 2 boys she had with Michael Jace.
A woman who documented her son’s chronic medical problems on her personal blog was arrested and charged with using salt to murder the boy.
Lacey Spears of Scottsville, Ky., was arrested on charges of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter, The Journal News reports (via The NY Post).