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High Court Won't Hear Appeal Over Backpage.com Escort Ads

By Sam Hananel | Jan 11
The Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear an appeal from three sex trafficking victims who accuse advertising website Backpage.com of helping to promote the exploitation of children.

Four Charged in Chicago Attack Live-Streamed on Facebook

Jan 9
The family of a man tortured in Chicago during a Facebook live-stream is speaking about the victim's ordeal.

Parmesan Thefts Rise As Thieves Make Off with Millions

Jan 3
Parmesan cheese is on the most-wanted list for many criminals in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Over 15,000 wheels, worth $7 million, have been stolen over the last two years.

Can Amazon Echo Data Be Used as Evidence in Murder Case?

Dec 31
Investigators in Arkansas have a search warrant to collect data from an Amazon Echo belonging to James Bates, charged with the murder of a man in his home last year.

Feds Fighting Flood of Counterfeit Goods Over Holiday Season

Dec 20
'Tis the season -- for counterfeiters to create knock-offs of electronics, clothes, and toys, and sell them to unwary shoppers. CBS News reports.

Man Who Claims Psychiatrist Convinced Him to Kill Speaks Out

Dec 5
Jake Nolan says he was brainwashed by his psychiatrist into trying to kill. His story is incredible -but is it believable?

Trans Woman Accused in Oakland Triple Slaying

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 19
A San Jose transgender woman is accused in the brutal killings of an Oakland woman and her wife and son after the trio were found in their home early Friday morning.

Oklahoma Police Shoot Murder Suspect After Week-Long Manhunt

Nov 1
The manhunt for an Oklahoma suspect wanted in a deadly crime spree came to a dramatic end Sunday night.

Suicide or Murder? A Forensic Animator Examines the Evidence

Oct 22
"48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty and forensic animator Scott Roder visit the Evans, Colorado, home of Ashley and Tom Fallis to see if the evidence at the scene could fit Tom's story of his wife shooting herself.

Milwaukee Cop Who Fatally Shot Man Charged with Sex Assault

By Todd Richmond | Oct 21
A Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot a black man in August, sparking several nights of unrest, has been charged with sexually assaulting a man the night after the shooting.

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