Texas Classmates Say Girl Tortured With Siblings Was Bullied, FrailThe oldest of the 13 California siblings who authorities said were imprisoned by their parents was frail, smelly and picked on as a grade school student in Texas, one of her classmates said in a heart-wrenching Facebook post.
No Texas Probes Involving California Torture SuspectsDavid and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty in Riverside County, California, to multiple counts of torture, child abuse and false imprisonment. The couple moved to California from near Fort Worth in 2011.
Parents Of 13 Children Charged With Torture, Abuse"Severe, emotional, physical abuse," Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin said in announcing numerous charges against David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49. "This is depraved conduct."
Affidavit: Kaufman County Couple Tied Boy's Genitals, Tortured HimA Kaufman County woman and her boyfriend are in jail, accused of waterboarding her son and tying his genitals up with rope as a form of punishment.
Texas Woman Pleads Guilty To Federal 'Crush Video' ChargeA 24-year-old south Texas woman has pleaded guilty to federal charges for creating and distributing videos depicting the torture and killing of puppies, chickens and kittens.
George H.W. Bush Reasserts Confidence In CIAFormer President George H.W. Bush reasserted his confidence in the work of the CIA despite a Senate Intelligence Committee finding that it torture was part of its post-9/11 interrogation program.
During Interview Bombing Suspect Accuses Police, Nurses Of TortureNow that he's fired his attorney, bombing suspect Anson Chi is defending himself on charges he tried blowing up a natural gas pipeline in Plano nearly two years ago.
Dallas Torture Trial Winds DownA domestic abuse case is winding down in Dallas. Both the victim and the defendant have already testified during the trial, and the defendant is expected to be back on the stand again.
Trial Begins For Man Charged With Torturing Ex-GirlfriendThe Lancaster woman that prosecutors say was beaten, stabbed, sexually assaulted and mutilated by her boyfriend, told jurors today that the accused, Jose Arreola, was a "good friend" when they first met in 2008.
2 Texans Accused Of Making 'Animal Crush Videos'A Houston man and woman are jailed on federal and state charges that they made and distributed videos of living animals being tortured and killed.
Texas Trucker Pleads Guilty To 2 More MurdersA Texas trucker who kept a torture dungeon in the cab of his long-haul rig has avoided the death penalty by accepting life prison sentences for murdering a hitchhiking couple two decades ago.
Texas Torture Victim Calls Her Survival A "Miracle"After Jeffrey Allan Maxwell was sentenced to life in prison for torturing his ex-neighbor, the victim teared and said, "It's a miracle that I am alive."