Judge ordered Joran van der Sloot jailed on first-degree murder and robbery charges in the beating and strangling death of a young Lima woman.
Van der Sloot remains the lone suspect in the 2005 disappearance in Aruba of Natalee Holloway.
As the US and Mexico arrested 400 people Thursday in a major operation against Mexico's drug war, a new cellphone video emerged of a Mexican teen shot by the US Border Patrol.
Peruvians are wondering if the unfinished FBI sting operation in Aruba and Alabama financed Joran van der Sloot's trip to Peru. His lawyer says Joran van der Sloot's confession of murder should be thrown out by a Peruvian judge.
Police in Peru have transferred accused killer Joran van der Sloot to a jail cell at the prosecutors office on Thursday as officials prepare to file charges against the Dutchman.
Calvin Dale Smith of Houston has been charged with stealing several NASA artifacts.
Disbarred attorney Scott Rothstein was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison for operating a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme using faked legal settlements.
Recent arrests in New York, Texas, and Yemen could support the trend of Americans heading abroad for terrorism training. But do the US and Yemen have conflicting security interests?
The arrest of Mohammed Mahmood Alessa and Carlos Eduardo Almonte on Sunday in the New Jersey terror plot was the second terror arrest at JFK airport in two months, perhaps by design.
Army Spc. Bradley Manning has been arrested in connection with the April release of classified footage of a US helicopter mistakenly shooting Iraqi civilians to website WikiLeaks.