(IOWA) -- The 27-year-old man convicted of first-degree murder in the 2018 abduction and killing of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts was sentenced on Monday afternoon to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Cristhian Bahena Rivera, an undocumented farmworker from Mexico, was sentenced after a... Read More.
Elijah Wood stars as FBI profiler Bill Hagmaier in the new based-on-real-life drama No Man of God, which hit theaters and streaming services over the weekend after its Tribeca Film Festival debut in June. The intense movie, directed by actress-turned filmmaker Amber Sealey, centers on the relationship that developed between Hagmaier and an... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An Iowa judge has rejected a motion for a new trial for the man convicted of killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts. Poweshiek County District Court Judge Joel Yates issued a written ruling on Monday denying Cristhian Bahena Rivera's bid for... Read More.
(POWESHIEK COUNTY, Iowa) -- The lead agent who investigated the disappearance and murder of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts testified Tuesday that there was no doubt in his mind who killed her. "Cristhian Rivera murdered Mollie Tibbetts," special agent Trent Vileta said in court. Vileta... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Rodney Alcala, a convicted serial killer who was on California's death row, has died, authorities said Saturday. Alcala, 77, died of natural causes at 1:43 a.m. Saturday at a hospital in the community near Corcoran State Prison, the California Department of Corrections... Read More.
(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- An Iowa judge is expected to decide as early as Friday if he will grant a request from the attorneys for Cristhian Bahena Rivera the man convicted of murdering University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts, to compel law enforcement agencies... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A judge has delayed the sentencing of a man convicted of murdering University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts after defense attorneys filed court documents accusing prosecutors of failing to disclose that police were investigating a sex trafficking "trap house" involving a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — With his sentencing hearing just days away, the man convicted of murdering Mollie Tibbetts is asking for a new trial, claiming he was unwittingly framed by the real killer who he claims confessed to the crime. Attorneys for Cristhian Bahena Rivera, a Mexican national,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — In a surprise move, a Mexican national charged with murdering Mollie Tibbetts testified Wednesday -- and claimed two masked and armed men kidnapped him from his home, forced him to drive to where the 20-year-old University of Iowa student was jogging,... Read More.
(CHESTER COUNTY, S.C.) -- A man wanted in connection to several murders and shootings was taken into custody Monday morning after a massive search effort, police said. "Tyler Terry is in custody," the Chester County, South Carolina, Sheriff's Office tweeted. "No shots were fired by... Read More.
(BROOKLYN, Iowa) -- A law enforcement investigator testified on Thursday that it was only by chance that he scored the biggest break in the 2018 disappearance and slaying of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts. Poweshiek County, Iowa, sheriff's deputy Steve Kivi testified that he... Read More.
(CHESTER COUNTY, S.C.) -- An active search is underway in South Carolina for an accused murderer who reportedly opened fire at deputies during a high-speed chase Monday. Tyler Donnett Terry, 27, is described as "armed and extremely dangerous," and York and Chester Police say he... Read More.