Tarrant County DA Declines To Seek Death Penalty For Man Accused In 1974 Killing Of TeenOn May 6 prosecutors in Fort Worth said they wouldn’t seek the death penalty against the now 78-year-old man accused of abducting, torturing, and killing teenager Carla Walker in 1974.
Cat Survives Shot From Crossbow, Man Arrested, Charged With TorturePolice in Arlington have arrested Tommy Wayne Hasting, a man they say is responsible for shooting a cat with a high-powered crossbow.
Parents Who Shackled, Tortured Their 12 Children Sentenced To Life In PrisonA California couple who inflicted years of torture and abuse on 12 of their 13 children have been sentenced to life in prison.
Texas Executes Man In Torture, Drowning Of Ex-Roommate"I'm not the one who killed Christina," Troy Clark said before being executed. "But, hey, whatever makes you happy."
Man Who Tortured, Drowned Ex-Roommate Set To Die WednesdayA Texas inmate who taunted a jury to sentence him to death is scheduled to be executed Wednesday evening for torturing and drowning an East Texas woman in his bathtub.
Desperate 911 Call Played In Notorious California Abuse CaseDavid Turpin, 56, and Louise Turpin, 49, pleaded not guilty to more than 40 charges, including torture, false imprisonment, abuse of a dependent adult and child abuse.
Prosecutors Decline Sexual Assault Charges Against Scott BaioProsecutors have declined to file charges against Scott Baio stemming from allegations by his former "Charles in Charge" co-star that he sexually assaulted her.
PETA Lawsuit Says Texas University Hid Facebook CommentsA lawsuit alleges Texas A&M University hid a student's comment about dog research in a campus lab being "torture" from its half-million Facebook followers.
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.