California Couple's Ordinary Home Held Torture ChamberSheriff's deputies said they found 13 children ranging from 2 to 29 years old, some of them chained to furniture, all of them thin and malnourished. The 17-year-old girl who escaped was so tiny that deputies initially mistook her for a 10-year-old.
Celebrity Video Urges to End China's Dog-Meat FestivalThe event in Yulin, China is responsible for an estimated 10,000 animal deaths every year.
Child Tortured; Found in Cockroach-Infested Dark RoomA Poplar Bluff couple is in jail accused of severely abusing, even torturing their 12-year-old son.
Lawsuit: Ill. Prison Inmates Kept in Solitary Confinement for Years for Minor InfractionsThe federal civil rights lawsuit claims some Illinois inmates have been kept in near-total isolation for decades.
St. Louis County Man Charged for Rape, Torture with Can OpenerAdam Michael Capriglione is behind bars for holding a string of women against their will to rape and torture them.
Final Sentencing Set In Torture of Metro East MotherVictim was routinely shot by BB gun, doused with boiling liquids