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NFL players tweet prayers, perspective after murder-suicide

Teammates and other players express shock and offer condolences to the families of Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins.

By December 1, 2012


Yahoo engineer ID'd in murder-suicide

The man police say killed five members of his family before turning the gun on himself had worked at the Internet giant since 2004.

By March 31, 2009


Xbox 360 threat leads to SWAT team raid

A Texas boy claims that while playing Xbox 360 Call of Duty online, someone in a chat room threatens to hack his information and get a SWAT team to his house. The SWAT team duly arrives. Panic ensues.

By February 14, 2012


The making of King Ludwig's Neuschwanstein Castle

Road Trip 2011: King Ludwig II bankrupted his state of Bavaria by building this fairytale castle, which was still under construction at the time of his mysterious death at age 41.

By June 14, 2011


Murder conviction for teen in 'Halo' case

Daniel Petric, 17, faces up to life in prison for killing his mother and injuring his father after they took away his copy of the Xbox 360 game.

By January 13, 2009


The real world of fake wrestling

An examination of the bizarre series of events that have plagued the WWE this month.

By June 29, 2007


Does Wikipedia entry offer clue to Benoit family murders?

Anonymous edit to Wikipedia could provide information about the deaths of pro wrestler Chris Benoit, his wife and 7-year-old son. Or it could simply be random vandalism.

By June 28, 2007


Excite@Home customers left in limbo

A bankruptcy court judge rules that angry bondholders and cable partners of the company must go back to the bargaining table.

November 30, 2001


Programmer finds filtering system too diligent

As Congress mulls whether smut-blocking software should be installed in all public schools and libraries, a programmer publishes a report alleging that at least one filtering firm takes its job too far.

October 24, 2000