The Pistorius family says it's acknowledging the service after information had been leaked. The South African track star, out on bail, says he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder.
There is a nationwide manhunt for the suspect or suspects An autopsy is being performed on aspiring rapper Kenneth Cherry Jr., who was 27. Son sees cab afire, not realizing it was his father's, and calls to warn him.. "He called and he didn't get a response," a relative says.
How and where did Elisa Lam die? Her cause of death is deferred, pending further examination. Tests show hotel water is free of harmful bacteria, L.A. health department says.
The Justice Department Friday joined a whistle-blower lawsuit against cyclist Lance Armstrong that was first filed by an ex-teammate. The Justice Department will file its formal complaint in 60 days.
The 10-year-old girl's body parts were found in a Denver suburban park. The break came when Sigg's mother called 911 and handed him the phone. Sigg must face trial on 18 of 20 counts related to the slaying of Jessica Ridgeway last fall.
Bodies of the three girls aged 6, 9 and 11 are found at the bottom of a well. Police say initial medical reports suggest the girls were sexually assaulted. The girls' mother says police should have acted more quickly.
Pretoria Police replaced Hilton Botha after prosecutors reinstated murder charges against him. A hearing to decide whether the track star gets bail will resume Friday.
Zahra Baker lost her left leg at age 5 and her hearing as she battled cancer. She was 10 when she was reported missing in 2010 in North Carolina. Some parts were found; a prosecutor says tests show a skull found was Zahra's.
Gunfire and a fiery crash kill 3 in the heart of Las Vegas Strip. A casino visitor describes seeing "fireball" from Caesars Palace. Police are looking for a black Range Rover Sport with large black rims.
After years policing Illinois streets for criminals, Drew Peterson is now among them -- and will be for more than three decades, a judge ruled Thursday.
Elisa Lam disappeared from the hotel on January 31st. Tourists staying at a Los Angeles hotel drank water from a tank in which a young woman's body was likely decomposing for more than two weeks, police said.
A man went on a carjacking and shooting spree, firing at motorists on a California freeway; Ali Syed killed three, wounded three more during spree that involved carjackings in Orange County, police say.
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the Georgia Court of Appeals grant the stays. Warren Lee Hill's attorney says they came within a half hour of the scheduled execution. Hill's defenders say he's mentally disabled.
Thieves were dressed like police and threatened air crew at gunpoint, prosecutor says. Team of eight takes only three minutes to steal the rough and polished stones from a plane's cargo hold. They breached the periphery and sped off with their haul in 2 vehicles.
Joe Rickey Hundley is accused of slapping a crying 19-month-old on an airline flight. He is charged with assaulting a minor, was released on bail. Hundley's attorney has said her client is being unfairly portrayed.