Eight found dead in hot truck video

Police officers work at the crime scene after eight people were found dead inside a sweltering 18-wheeler truck trailer.

8:42 AM  Vehicles pulled up to the truck in the US, taking people away. But more remained inside, and eight were dead.

Shot, left on couch for weeks

Tyler Swantek is accused of shooting his father in the head and keeping his corpse in the family home.

Man allegedly shot his father in the head and kept his corpse in the family home in the US.

IS nearly had a 'dirty bomb' video

Mosul was this month liberated after three years under Islamic State rule.

When IS took Mosul, it had a huge weapons supply. But the most fearsome was never used.

Nearly killed by bacteria

Wayne Atkins blisters nearly killed him, after he contracted necrotising fasciitis - a bacteria that feasts on a ...

Wayne Atkins thought little of the blisters he had gotten while hiking. It nearly killed him.

Search for missing woman ends

Australian woman Sophie Dowsley, 34 remains missing, after her boyfriend Greg Tiffin, 44, was found dead. The search for ...

Family accepts Australian, who went missing in the Canadian wilderness after her partner fell into waterfall, may never be found.

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