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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


Google challenges DOJ's surveillance gag order

The search giant asks to clear its name by arguing it has the First Amendment right to reveal how many Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act orders it receives from the U.S. government.

By June 18, 2013


McAfee posts from Guatemalan detention, asks for help

After his arrest, the antivirus pioneer continued to blog about his efforts to escape custody in Belize, asking for his supporters' help in obtaining his release. Then he was rushed to the hospital.

By December 6, 2012


Facebook fights for deceased beauty queen's privacy

Mother of deceased beauty queen wants access to her daughter's Facebook account to prove the death was no suicide. A judge sides with Facebook, saying U.S. privacy law stands in the way.

By September 21, 2012


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


Court: MySpace not liable for offline assaults

Consistent with other federal rulings, court rules that a Web service can't be held responsible if a minor is assaulted offline by someone whom he or she meets online.

By July 2, 2009


Man found guilty of stabbing fellow gamer 86 times

David Heiss is found guilty of murdering fellow gamer Matthew Pyke by planning his attack like a war game and stabbing him 86 times.

By May 11, 2009


Prosecutors place Craigslist ad seeking attack victims

Continuing to build their case against the alleged Craigslist-lurking killer, Boston prosecutors ask for more potential attack or robbery victims to come forward.

By April 24, 2009