10-year-old saves his toddler brother from mother trying to throw him in hot oven as ‘punishment for not finding alcohol’: Police

A 36-year-old mother in Texas accused of abusing her husband and physically and emotionally torturing her children — even trying to put one of them in a hot oven — was arrested this week following a standoff with a SWAT team. Lul N. Top was taken into custody on Monday and charged with six counts of aggravated assault with a deadly … Read more

Mother sentenced to life in prison after slamming infant daughter on concrete, killing her

A 21-year-old Mississippi mother was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after she admitted to repeatedly slamming her 2-month-old daughter on the concrete in what the district attorney said was an “unexplainable and heinous crime.” Multiple witnesses reported seeing Makaylia Shaylynn Jolley “grabbing a baby by the ankles and slamming the … Read more

Attorney who secretly slipped abortion pills in wife’s drink 7 times because pregnancy would ‘ruin his plans’ sentenced to 6 months

A 39-year-old attorney in Texas will spend less than six months behind bars after admitting to sneaking abortion-inducing drugs into his soon-to-be ex-wife’s beverages for weeks after learning about her pregnancy. Harris County District Court Judge Andrea Ball on Wednesday ordered Mason Herring to serve a sentence of 180 days in jail and an additional 10 years of probation, court … Read more

Mom Details Pain and Guilt After Daycare Director Gave Her 2 Children and 15 Others Melatonin Without Consent

“The time lost with my 14-month-old child, who would come home exhausted and nearly unresponsive, is particularly heartbreaking,” one mother tells Inside Edition Digital. She says that she even took her daughter to the doctor because of her exhaustion. A former daycare director will serve six months in prison after admitting that she gave toddlers … Read more

‘Children may have participated in the abuse’: Parents starved 6-year-old, locked her in dog crate and shot her with BB gun, police say

A mother and father in Pennsylvania are being accused of physically and emotionally torturing their 6-year-old daughter, allegedly leaving her bound in a locked dog cage for hours at a time, starving her for days in a row, and having the other children in the home assault her. Jacob William Weight, 37, and Mimi Ann Frost, 33, were taken … Read more

Jennifer Crumbley, mother of Ethan Crumbley, found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in son’s school shooting

PONTIAC, Mich. — Jennifer Crumbley, the Michigan woman charged in connection with her son’s deadly school shooting rampage in 2021, was convicted Tuesday of involuntary manslaughter in the unprecedented case. The unanimous verdict came on the second day of jury deliberations in a landmark trial in which Crumbley became the first parent to be held criminally responsible for a … Read more

17-year-old alleged ‘serial swatter’ charged after police say he made threats throughout the country

A 17-year-old “serial swatter” from California is believed to be responsible for hundreds of swatting incidents and bomb threats throughout the United States and is now facing charges in Florida, according to a pretrial detention motion. Alan Filion was extradited to Florida on January 30 to face charges for a swatting incident at a mosque, according to the Seminole County … Read more

Brianna Ghey’s killers given life sentences for brutal murder

Brianna Ghey’s killers have been given life sentences for her “brutal, planned and sadistic” murder. Scarlett Jenkinson and Eddie Ratcliffe murdered the 16-year-old in a park in Cheshire in February 2023. Mrs Justice Yip said Jenkinson was motivated by a “deep desire to kill” while Ratcliffe’s motivation was in part hostility to Brianna’s transgender identity. … Read more

Man Allegedly Posed as Minor Online to Meet Child Predator, Then Fatally Shot Him

A Texas man is charged with murder after allegedly posing as a minor to meet and kill a convicted sex offender, according to authorities. The Houston Police Department alleges that in May 2023, James Spencer III, 22, shot and killed victim Sean Connery Showers, 37.  Police claim Showers approached a vehicle in the early morning hours … Read more

Florida man accused of forcing adopted son to live in garage pleads for mercy, sentenced to 5 years in prison

A Florida man who was found guilty of locking his adopted son in a box-like structure in the family’s garage has been sentenced to five years in prison, which is more than what the defense requested but less than the maximum possible sentence of 40 years. Tim Ferriter, 48, was back in court Thursday for … Read more