Rapper Ice T‘s grandson is currently in jail facing a charge of involuntary manslaughter for accidentally shooting and killing his roommate.
Hours before a 22-month-old boy was found dead in a hot car, his father stopped for breakfast on his way to work, police say.
Justin Ross Harris, 33, of Marietta, was arrested Wednesday, June 18, and charged with murder and cruelty to children in the second degree, according to an updated arrest warrant obtained by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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 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).
High school basketball star Tayshana Murphy was 18 when she was gunned down inside her apartment building in a case that shocked even the most hardened New Yorker. Murphy was one of the nation’s top girls high school basketball prospects when she was shot and killed on Sept. 11, 2011 in the Grant Harlem housing projects.
Edit: Two men, Tyshawn Brockington, 23, and Robert Cartagena were convicted of killing Murphy last year.
Transsexual Kryzie King was due in a Manhattan courtroom on Wednesday, June 4, to face murder charges in the death of 4-year-old Myls Dobson.
For 2 weeks King tortured little Myls until the boy’s internal organs failed and he died. Myls was left in King’s care the day before the boy’s father — King’s lover, Okee Wade, was incarcerated on a bench warrant for skipping out on a court hearing in New Jersey, DNA Info reports.
Actor Michael Jace, 51, is charged with murdering his wife, according to published reports.
“I shot my wife,” Jace told police after calling 911 Monday night, gossip tabloid TMZ reports.
April Jace, 40, was found dead in the couple’s south Los Angeles home by police at about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. She was shot to death.
The couple is pictured above in a photo dated Jan. 01, 2006 at the LA Premiere Screening of his TV series The Shield, Season 5, in which he played a gay cop who struggled with his sexual preferences.