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July 14, 2021, 6:33 PM

Sentencing of Mollie Tibbetts' convicted killer delayed after bombshell by defense

Judge delays sentencing for Mollie Tibbetts killer after bombshell claim by defense
July 14, 2021, 6:33 PM
Sentencing of Mollie Tibbetts' convicted killer delayed after bombshell by defense
July 13, 2021, 10:38 PM

Man convicted of Mollie Tibbetts' murder wants new trial, claims real killer confessed

With his sentencing hearing just days away, Cristhian Bahena Rivera, the man convicted of murdering Mollie Tibbetts is asking for a new trial.
July 13, 2021, 10:38 PM
Man convicted of Mollie Tibbetts murder wants new trial, claims real killer confessed
2 months ago

Juror in Mollie Tibbetts murder trial describes guilty verdict as 'emotional' moment

Jury foreman Robert "Bo" Reed described handing down the guilty verdict in the Mollie Tibbetts murder trial as very emotional.
2 months ago
Juror in Mollie Tibbetts murder trial describes guilty verdict as 'emotional' moment
2 months ago

Guilty verdict in murder of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

Guilty verdict in murder of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts.
2 months ago
Guilty verdict in Mollie Tibbetts murder trial
2 months ago

Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow appear in court for murder charges

The so-called “Doomsday Couple” appeared separately in courtroom Zoom calls to face charges for first-degree murder for Vallow’s two children, with Daybell also charged with the murder of his wife.
2 months ago
Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow appear in court for murder charges
2 months ago

Accused killer makes stunning claim in Mollie Tibbetts trial

Cristhian Bahena Rivera, who is accused of killing Mollie Tibbetts, claims she was killed by two masked mystery men.
2 months ago
Accused killer makes stunning claim in Mollie Tibbetts trial
2 months ago

Suspect in murder of Mollie Tibbets on trial

Cristhian Bahena Rivera is on trial for the death of the then-20-year-old University of Iowa student who originally vanished while jogging in 2018.
2 months ago
Suspect in murder of Mollie Tibbets on trial
1 year ago

Chad Daybell, stepfather of Idaho kids found dead on his property, pleads not guilty

Chad Daybell, stepfather of Idaho kids found dead on his property, pleads not guilty
1 year ago
Stepfather of Idaho kids found dead on his property, pleads not guilty
1 year ago

Couple caught on tape on day siblings’ remains discovered

Prosecutors played in court a recording of a conversation between Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow on the day police found the remains of her children on his property.
1 year ago
Couple caught on tape on day siblings’ remains discovered
1 year ago

Human remains found at stepfather's home of missing children

Chad Daybell, the husband of Lori Vallow, has been taken into custody with charges pending, police said.
1 year ago
Human remains found at stepfather's home of missing children
2 years ago

The Latest: Officer says Miranda failure was a mistake

A police officer who obtained a confession from the suspect in the disappearance and death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts says she made an honest mistake by initially failing to read him his legal rights
2 years ago
Officer failed to read suspect Miranda rights in Mollie Tibbetts case
2 years ago

Mom of killed Iowa college student shares her story

Laura Caulderwood, mother of Mollie Tibbetts, spoke out for the first time since her daughter's body was discovered alongside a cornfield.
2 years ago
Mom of slain college student shares her story
3 years ago

Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts' alleged killer pleads not guilty

Cristhian Rivera was arrested 1 month after Mollie Tibbetts vanished in Iowa.
3 years ago
Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts' alleged killer pleads not guilty
3 years ago

Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts' alleged killer pleads not guilty

Cristhian Rivera was arrested 1 month after Mollie Tibbetts vanished in Iowa.
3 years ago
Iowa jogger's alleged killer pleads not guilty
3 years ago

Mollie Tibbetts' father: 'Don't distort her death to advance racist views'

Rob Tibbetts, in a Des Moines Register op-ed, defends the Hispanic community.
3 years ago
Mollie Tibbetts' father: 'Don't distort her death to advance racist views'
3 years ago

Mollie Tibbetts' dad slamming those using her death for immigration debate

The father of Mollie Tibbetts wants the public not to 'distort her death to advance racist views.'
3 years ago
Mollie Tibbetts' dad slamming those using her death for immigration debate
3 years ago

Dad of slain jogger Mollie Tibbetts voices support for Hispanic community at funeral

The suspect charged with her murder is an undocumented immigrant, police said.
3 years ago
Dad of slain jogger voices support for Hispanic community at funeral
3 years ago

Funeral held for slain jogger Mollie Tibbetts as her little brother and other athletes honor her

Friends and loved ones attend Mollie Tibbetts' funeral in Iowa.
3 years ago
Mollie Tibbetts' funeral held as her brother, other athletes honor her
3 years ago

New details in Mollie Tibbetts murder case

The autopsy report for the murdered Iowa student was released Thursday.
3 years ago
New details in Mollie Tibbetts murder case
3 years ago

More details in the investigation into Iowa student's slaying

An autopsy shows 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts was killed by "multiple sharp force injuries."
3 years ago
More details in the investigation into Iowa student's slaying
3 years ago

Preliminary autopsy indicates Mollie Tibbetts was stabbed to death

The results of the report show that the 20-year-old Iowa girl died from multiple sharp-force injuries.
3 years ago
Preliminary autopsy indicates Mollie Tibbetts was stabbed to death
3 years ago

Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts was killed from 'multiple sharp force injuries': Autopsy

Mollie Tibbetts, 20, vanished on a jog in July. Her body was found Tuesday.
3 years ago
Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts was killed from 'multiple sharp force injuries': Autopsy
3 years ago

New details and more questions about murder suspect's legal status in the US

Mollie Tibbetts' alleged killer made his first appearance in court.
3 years ago
New details and more questions about murder suspect's legal status in the US
3 years ago

Community mourns Mollie Tibbetts

The small town of Brooklyn, Iowa, is remembering the 20-year-old student as the suspect in the case remains behind bars.
3 years ago
Community mourns Mollie Tibbetts
3 years ago

Trump uses Mollie Tibbetts' death to call for stricter immigration laws

The president tweeted out a video Wednesday saying the suspect in the Iowa student's death "came in from Mexico illegally and killed her."
3 years ago
Trump uses Mollie Tibbetts' death to call for stricter immigration laws
3 years ago

Suspect who confessed to Mollie Tibbetts' murder lied about employment

The dairy farm where Cristhian Rivera worked for the last four years said he presented employment documents that didn't belong to him.
3 years ago
Suspect who confessed to Mollie Tibbetts' murder lied about employment
3 years ago

Suspect arrested in case of missing Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts

Officials say the suspect is an undocumented immigrant.
3 years ago
Suspect arrested in case of missing Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts
3 years ago

Mollie Tibbetts' suspected killer behind bars: 'There was something that drew him to her,' investigator says

Mollie Tibbetts, who vanished while on a jog last month, was found dead Tuesday.
3 years ago
'A tragic end' to Mollie Tibbetts case: How Iowa jogger's killing was solved
3 years ago

Accused Mollie Tibbetts killer makes first court appearance

A judge scheduled the alleged killer's next court date for Aug. 31 and set bond at $5 million cash-only.
3 years ago
Accused Mollie Tibbetts killer makes first court appearance
3 years ago

Undocumented immigrant charged with murder of missing Iowa woman

Cristhian Rivera, 24, an undocumented immigrant who lives in the rural area, allegedly confessed to the crime and led authorities to the missing college student's body.
3 years ago
Undocumented immigrant charged with murder of missing Iowa woman
3 years ago

Suspect in Mollie Tibbetts' murder passed background check despite immigration status, employer says

Yarrabee Farms is owned by Craig Lang, a Republican fundraiser.
3 years ago
Immigrant suspected of murdering Mollie Tibbetts passed background check: Farm
3 years ago

Body found in search for missing Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts

Twenty-year-old Mollie Tibbetts mysteriously disappeared after she was last seen running in Brooklyn, Iowa, on July 18.
3 years ago
Body found in search for missing Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts
3 years ago

Mollie Tibbetts case: Body found believed to be missing Iowa jogger; murder charge filed

A first-degree murder charge was filed on Tuesday against a young man in the case of missing Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts.
3 years ago
Body found believed to be missing Iowa jogger; murder charge filed
3 years ago

Arrest made in disappearance of Iowa jogger

Officials are working to positively ID a body that was discovered in Iowa on Tuesday as missing college student Mollie Tibbetts.
3 years ago
Arrest made in disappearance of Iowa jogger
3 years ago

Mollie Tibbetts case: Body found believed to be missing Iowa jogger; murder charge filed

A first-degree murder charge was filed on Tuesday against an undocumented immigrant in the case of missing Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts, state officials said Tuesday.
3 years ago
Body found believed to be missing Iowa jogger; murder charge filed
3 years ago

Body found during search for Mollie Tibbetts

Authorities found a body during the search for 20-year-old University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts. They are now working to confirm the identity of the body.
3 years ago
Body found during search for Mollie Tibbetts
3 years ago

Authorities work to identify body found in search for Mollie Tibbetts

The body was found a month after Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student, disappeared.
3 years ago
Authorities work to identify body found in search for Mollie Tibbetts
3 years ago

Dad of missing Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts 'reluctantly' returns home to California as investigation continues

Mollie Tibbetts, 20, vanished while on a jog in Brooklyn, Iowa, on July 18.
3 years ago
Dad of missing Iowa jogger 'reluctantly' returns home to California
3 years ago

New website allows community to submit anonymous tips in missing Iowa jogger case

Mollie Tibbetts, 20, vanished while on a jog in Brooklyn, Iowa, on July 18.
3 years ago
Website allows community to submit anonymous tips in missing jogger case
3 years ago

Iowa man says 'maybe I was the last person to see' Mollie Tibbetts

Devin Riley believes he may have been "the last person to see her."
3 years ago
Man fears he was last person to see missing college student
3 years ago

Witness saw missing Iowa jogger night she vanished

Devin Riley told ABC News he contacted authorities after Mollie Tibbetts was reported missing, telling officers that he may have been "the last person to see her."
3 years ago
Witness saw missing Iowa jogger night she vanished
3 years ago

Reward for missing Iowa student goes up again, which an expert says could help

The reward for information in the case of missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts has reached a new high.
3 years ago
Reward for missing Iowa student goes up again, which an expert says could help
3 years ago

Reward for missing Iowa student goes up again

The reward fund, run through Crimestoppers of Central Iowa, is now $312,997 as of noon on Wednesday, Aug. 8.
3 years ago
Reward for missing Iowa student goes up again
3 years ago

New video shows Iowa student day before she disappeared

The search continues for 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts.
3 years ago
New video shows Iowa student day before she disappeared
3 years ago

New video of missing Iowa jogger Mollie Tibbetts from day before she went missing

The video was taken the day before the 20-year-old vanished while out jogging.
3 years ago
New video of missing Iowa jogger from day before she went missing
3 years ago

Family of missing Iowa student shares high school video of her

Nearly three weeks since Mollie Tibbetts disappeared, her father said he believes she's still alive and with someone she knows.
3 years ago
Family of missing Iowa student shares high school video of her
3 years ago

New video of missing Iowa jogger the day before she vanished

The video, taken by a friend, shows Mollie Tibbetts the day before she was last seen.
3 years ago
New video of missing Iowa jogger the day before she vanished
3 years ago

New video released by family of missing Iowa jogger Molly Tibbetts

The family is sharing video of Mollie giving a speech about faith at her high school in 2016.
3 years ago
New video released by family of missing Iowa jogger Molly Tibbetts
3 years ago

Mollie Tibbetts' father believes she was kidnapped by someone she knows

Rob Tibbetts said almost 500 new leads and tips have been generated.
3 years ago
Missing woman's father believes she was kidnapped by someone she knows
3 years ago

Mollie Tibbetts' father believes she was kidnapped

The father of the missing University of Iowa student told ABC News he believes his daughter may be with someone who misunderstood her intentions.
3 years ago
Mollie Tibbetts' father believes she was kidnapped