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2 months ago

Lori Vallow pleads not guilty to murder of 2 children

Authorities discovered the children's remains on property that belonged to Vallow's husband two years ago.
2 months ago
Lori Vallow pleads not guilty to murder of 2 children
2 months ago

Lori Vallow pleads not guilty to murder of her 2 children

Lori Vallow pleaded not guilty to charges related to the murder her two children in 2019.
2 months ago
Lori Vallow pleads not guilty to murder of her 2 children
9 months ago

Police detail cultish beliefs of mom charged in kids' deaths

Newly released documents from the investigation of a woman accused of conspiring to kill her children and husband reveal sordid details of a cult-like belief system of “zombies” and “vibrations."
9 months ago
1 year ago

Lori Vallow indicted on conspiracy to commit murder in ex-husband’s death

The 48-year-old mother, who is awaiting trial for the death of her two children, has been charged with conspiracy to commit first degree murder in the death of her former husband, Charles Vallow.
1 year ago
Lori Vallow indicted on conspiracy to commit murder in ex-husband’s death
1 year ago

Lori Vallow committed to mental health facility after being deemed unfit for trial

Lori Vallow, the mother accused of killing her two children, has been committed to a mental health facility, putting her murder trial on hold.
1 year ago
Mother accused of killing her children committed to mental health facility
1 year ago

Lori Vallow’s attorneys say she’s unfit to stand trial

Vallow’s legal team is raising concerns about her mental competency after she was charged with killing her two children.
1 year ago
Lori Vallow’s attorneys say she’s unfit to stand trial
1 year ago

Lori Vallow Daybell ruled unfit for trial in murder case of 2 children

A judge ruled Lori Daybell is incompetent to move forward with further court proceedings for charges related to the deaths of her two children, based on results from a psychological assessment.
1 year ago
Lori Vallow Daybell ruled unfit for trial in murder case of 2 children
1 year ago

Lori and Chad Daybell indicted nearly a year after childrens’ bodies found

Lori Daybell’s children, JJ Vallow, 7, and Tylee Ryan, 17, vanished two years ago. Lori and Chad Daybell were both indicted for the first-degree murders of the children.
1 year ago
Lori and Chad Daybell indicted nearly a year after childrens’ bodies found
1 year ago

Lori Vallow Daybell ruled unfit to stand trial on charges related to deaths of missing children

Lori Vallow Daybell has been found incompetent to stand trial in separate court proceedings related to the deaths of her two missing children.
1 year ago
Lori Vallow Daybell ruled unfit to stand trial on charges related to kids' deaths
1 year ago

Couple indicted on murder charges for missing children appear in court

Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow Daybell appeared in court Wednesday afternoon, a day after they were indicted for the murder of her two children.
1 year ago
Couple indicted on murder charges for missing children appear in court
1 year ago

Chad Daybell, Lori Vallow indicted for murder of children, ex-wife

The Iowa mom and her current husband are facing murder charges for the deaths of her two kids and Daybell’s former wife.
1 year ago
Chad Daybell, Lori Vallow indicted for murder of children, ex-wife
1 year ago

Husband and wife Chad and Lori Daybell indicted on multiple murder charges in killing of children, former wife

Lori and Chad Daybell have been indicted on multiple murder charges, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
1 year ago
Husband and wife indicted on multiple murder charges in killing of children
1 year ago

A string of family deaths surround tragedy of Lori Vallow’s children

The investigation revealed a much darker tale beyond the missing kids.
1 year ago
A string of family deaths surround tragedy of Lori Vallow’s children
1 year ago

Lori Vallow’s friend says she became ‘superfan’ of Chad Daybell and doomsday ideology

April Raymond said her friend Lori Vallow started talking about a new group she was a part of, led by post-apocalyptic author Chad Daybell.
1 year ago
Lori Vallow’s friend says she became ‘superfan’ of Chad Daybell and doomsday ideology
1 year ago

Lori Vallow’s former in-laws remember her prepping for apocalypse in Idaho

Vallow’s friends and family expressed worry over her strange new beliefs. "They were actively preparing for the end that was inevitably coming very soon," April Raymond said.
1 year ago
Lori Vallow’s former in-laws remember her prepping for apocalypse in Idaho
2 years ago

Lori Vallow pleads not guilty in connection to her kids’ deaths, trial set for April

Vallow, charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit destruction, alteration or concealment of evidence, pleaded not guilty in the case of her two missing children found dead in June.
2 years ago
Lori Vallow pleads not guilty in connection to her kids’ deaths, trial set for April
2 years ago

Preliminary hearings for Chad Daybell, charged after missing Idaho kids found dead on his property, resume

Preliminary hearings for Chad Daybell, charged after missing Idaho kids found dead on his property, resume
2 years ago
Hearings for Chad Daybell, charged in Idaho kids case, resume
2 years ago

Mother of missing Idaho children faces new charges

Lori Vallow wiped away tears as she appeared in court on the new charges related to the disappearance and deaths of her 17 and 7-year-old children.
2 years ago
Mother of missing Idaho children faces new charges
2 years ago

Police say missing kids' mom helped keep their bodies hidden

Prosecutors say the mother of two children who were found dead in rural Idaho months after they vanished had conspired with her new husband to hide or destroy the kids’ bodies
2 years ago
Police say missing kids' mom helped keep their bodies hidden
2 years ago

Documents: Cellphone pings helped find children's bodies

Authorities used cellphone information from the now-deceased uncle of the two.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Bodies of 2 kids identified as Idaho community mourns

Authorities say the bodies found this week at a rural property in Idaho are those of two children missing since September
2 years ago
Idaho community mourns after remains of 2 kids found
2 years ago

Human remains found on Chad Daybell's property were of missing Idaho kids: Police

The previously unidentified remans are now confirmed to be those of Joshua "JJ" Vallow and Tylee Ryan, police said.
2 years ago
Missing Idaho children confirmed dead, identified as human remains
2 years ago

Police identify bodies of missing Idaho children

After nine months of searching, JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan’s remains were found buried on their stepfather’s property.
2 years ago
Police identify bodies of missing Idaho children
2 years ago

Family believes human remains found on Chad Daybell's property are missing Idaho kids

Chad Daybell has been charged with two felony counts of destruction, alteration or concealment of evidence.
2 years ago
Family believes human remains found on property are missing Idaho kids
2 years ago

‘Remains of children’ found in missing siblings’ case

Chad Daybell, the husband of Lori Vallow, has been charged with two felony counts of destruction, alteration or concealment of evidence.
2 years ago
‘Remains of children’ found in missing siblings’ case
2 years ago

Human remains found at property of man tied to missing kids

Authorities say they uncovered human remains at an Idaho man’s home as they investigated the disappearance of his new wife’s two children
2 years ago
2 years ago

Grandparents confirm bodies of 2 Idaho children have been found

Police have yet to confirm whether the remains found at Chad Daybell’s home belong to stepkids Tylee Ryan, 17, and her brother J.J. Vallow, 7, who have been missing since September.
2 years ago
Grandparents confirm bodies of 2 Idaho children have been found
2 years ago

Stepfather of missing Idaho kids appears in court

Chad Daybell was charged with two counts of destruction or concealment of evidence after human remains were found on his property.
2 years ago
Stepfather of missing Idaho kids appears in court
2 years ago

Human remains found at Chad Daybell's home, husband of Lori Vallow, mom of missing Idaho kids

Human remains have been found at Chad Daybell's house, the new husband of Lori Vallow, whose children have been missing.
2 years ago
Human remains found at home of missing kids' mom's husband
2 years ago

Chad Daybell arrested 9 months after wife Lori Vallow’s children disappeared

Authorities found what they believe are human remains on Chad Daybell’s property in Salem, Idaho.
2 years ago
Chad Daybell arrested 9 months after wife Lori Vallow’s children disappeared
2 years ago

Friend of mom of missing children break their silence

Melanie Gibb spoke out about Lori Vallow – whose two children have been missing since September 2019 -- and her new husband’s relationship and her connection with the couple.
2 years ago
Friend of mom of missing children break their silence
2 years ago

Bodycam video of Lori Vallow's late husband deepens mystery of missing Idaho children

Charles Vallow was shot to death in a confrontation with his wife's brother.
2 years ago
Bodycam video of Lori Vallow's late husband deepens mystery of missing Idaho children
2 years ago

New video of late husband's warning to police about mom of missing kids

Charles Vallow, the now-deceased husband of Lori Vallow, spoke to Arizona police in January last year and accused his wife of threatening to kill him; their two kids have been missing since September.
2 years ago
New video of late husband's warning to police about mom of missing kids
2 years ago

Missing Idaho kids' uncle died of blood clot in Arizona

A pulmonary blood clot killed the brother of an Idaho woman who’s facing charges in the disappearance of her children — a case that attracted worldwide attention with revelations of her doomsday beliefs and connection to three mysterious deaths
2 years ago
2 years ago

Lori Vallow, Idaho mom in missing kids case, denied bond reduction

Lori Vallow, Idaho mom in missing kids case, denied bail reduction
2 years ago
Idaho mom in missing kids case denied bond reduction
2 years ago

Mom of missing Idaho children due in court after delays

Lori Vallow is due in court for a bond hearing that was delayed due to coronavirus as new questions emerge if her husband will be called as a witness.
2 years ago
Mom of missing Idaho children due in court after delays
2 years ago

Idaho AG to probe spouse death in tangled missing kids case

The Idaho attorney general has agreed to investigate the mother of two missing children and her new husband in connection with the death of his first wife
2 years ago
AG to probe spouse death in tangled missing kids case
2 years ago

Lori Vallow, Idaho mother charged in kids' disappearance, maintains innocence after 2 attorneys quit

Lori Vallow said she is innocent after two attorneys quit.
2 years ago
Idaho mom charged in kids' disappearance maintains innocence after 2 attorneys quit
2 years ago

New photos show missing Idaho kids in Yellowstone before disappearance

New images show two missing Idaho kids in Yellowstone National Park before they disappeared.
2 years ago
New photos show missing Idaho kids in Yellowstone before disappearance
2 years ago

Lori Vallow, mom in missing kids case, makes 1st court appearance in Idaho

Lori Vallow made her first court appearance in Idaho.
2 years ago
Mom in missing kids case makes 1st court appearance in Idaho
2 years ago

Lori Vallow appears in court following her extradition to Idaho

Authorities are still searching for her two missing children.
2 years ago
Lori Vallow appears in court following her extradition to Idaho
2 years ago

Idaho mom in court a day after FBI releases new photos of missing kids

Lori Vallow faces charges of desertion and nonsupport of dependent children. The photos show the kids, JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan, at Yellowstone National Park soon before they vanished in September.
2 years ago
Idaho mom in court a day after FBI releases new photos of missing kids
2 years ago

Mother of 2 missing Idaho children appears in court

The FBI released new pictures showing both kids at Yellowstone National Park, the last place they were seen.
2 years ago
Mother of 2 missing Idaho children appears in court
2 years ago

Mother of 2 missing children faces multiple charges

Lori Vallow, the mother of missing siblings JJ Vallow and Tylee Ryan, appeared in an Idaho court to hear the charges against her.
2 years ago
Mother of 2 missing children faces multiple charges
2 years ago

Authorities seek public’s help as mom of missing Idaho kids faces judge

The FBI released new photos of Lori Vallow’s kids at Yellowstone National Park in September and asked the public for other photos from that day to determine more on their whereabouts.
2 years ago
Authorities seek public’s help as mom of missing Idaho kids faces judge
2 years ago

FBI asking for photos of missing children in Idaho

The FBI released new images of missing Idaho kids, Tylee Ryan and JJ Vallow with mother Lori Callow due in court Friday.
2 years ago
FBI asking for photos of missing children in Idaho
2 years ago

Lori Vallow is being extradited back to her home state of Idaho

Vallow faces multiple charges, including 2 felonies related to the disappearance of her 2 children.
2 years ago
Lori Vallow is being extradited back to her home state of Idaho
2 years ago

Mother of missing Idaho children to be extradited to Idaho

Lori Vallow has been living on the island of Kauai since December 2019 without her children, 7-year-old Joshua "JJ" Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee Ryan, according to authorities.
2 years ago
Mother of missing Idaho children to be extradited to Idaho
2 years ago

Mother of missing Idaho children to be extradited to Idaho

Lori Vallow, the mother of the missing Idaho kids, will be extradited from Hawaii.
2 years ago
Mother of missing Idaho children to be extradited to Idaho
2 years ago

‘Doomsday’ husband says missing kids are ‘safe’ as wife awaits extradition

Chad Daybell, the stepdad of two missing Idaho children, told ABC News “the kids are safe,” after more than five months have passed since the 17 and 7-year-old vanished without a trace.
2 years ago
‘Doomsday’ husband says missing kids are ‘safe’ as wife awaits extradition