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This Minnesota man scammed dozens of businesses in 4 states before Polke County officials finally brought him to justice

CLOSE<p>Take these steps to make sure opportunists don't get the best of you when hiring someone to provide a service.<p>Forty-six businesses in Minnesota …

Corruption

Supermarket tycoon linked to grisly killing of wife's lover arrested in Spain, authorities say

After years on the run for allegedly orchestrating the brutal murder of his wife’s former lover, a Miami supermarket tycoon was reportedly arrested in Spain this week.<p>Law enforcement sources confirmed the arrest of Manuel Marin, 64, a former co-owner of Presidente Supermarkets – one of the …

Crime

Arizona cop filmed office sex on body cam, stored pornography: lawsuit claims

A former Arizona cop was fired earlier this year for allegedly using a department body camera to film himself having sex and storing pornography on an office computer, The Arizona Republic reported, citing court records.<p>Officer Anthony Doran became the subject of an administrative probe by the …

Crime

North Carolina Court Blocks Republican Effort to Rig State Supreme Court Race

Chris Anglin. Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Chris Anglin, Mr.TinDC/Flickr CC.A North Carolina court issued a preliminary injunction on Monday …

North Carolina

ICE agents set ‘trap’ for immigrants seeking legal residency

"...It’s our job to locate and arrest them."<p>Two federal immigration agencies worked together in a coordinated effort to set deportation traps for …

Immigration

The West Virginia House impeached the entire state Supreme Court

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lawmakers in West Virginia did something Monday night that might be a first in American history: impeach an entire state Supreme Court.<p>The West Virginia House of Delegates' impeachment of the justices on the state's Supreme Court of Appeals is an unprecedented move spurred by an escalating …

Obstruction of Justice

'Maybe I thought I was just clever enough': Ex-pediatrician admits to child porn, fondling girls

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A former pediatrician admitted Tuesday that he fondled young girls at his daughter's sleep-overs, received thousands of images of child pornography and owned pre-pubescent sex dolls.<p>David Blasczak, 69, of Newark, New York, acknowledged that, as a physician, he persuaded mothers to …

Crime

Man attempts to kidnap 11-year-old girl, friends throw hot coffee on him and escape, Michigan police say

A Michigan man who attempted to kidnap an 11-year-old girl was met with an assault he wasn't prepared for: Hot coffee and cold slurpees.<p>A group of four girls, ages 11 to 14, noticed a man followed them as they left a gas station convenience store in Millington, Michigan, last week. They crossed the …

Kidnapping

Lunch Lady Sisters Accused of Stealing Nearly $500,000 From School Cafeterias

For years, tens of thousands of dollars kept disappearing from school cafeterias in New Canaan, Connecticut, puzzling school officials and inciting a …

Crime

Teacher who had sex with 2 teens says she 'couldn't control' self at party: cops

A South Carolina teacher allegedly bragged to colleagues that she “couldn’t control” herself when she had sex with two students at a booze-fueled …

Crime

She was left tied to a bed while her husband killed 26 people. But she says she'll always love him.

<b>(CNN) —</b> The widow of the Sutherland Springs church shooter says the Devin Kelley who perpetrated the massacre isn't the person she fell in love with, but rather, a broken young man who had lost his faith in God.<p>In a series of interviews with the San Antonio Express-News, Danielle Kelley said that …

San Antonio

Man accused of killing, eating ex-girlfriend's organs found competent for trial in Indiana

LOUISVILLE — A Southern Indiana man accused of killing his estranged girlfriend and consuming parts of her body has been deemed competent to stand trial by a state psychiatrist.<p>Even with the psychiatrist's opinion, Joseph Oberhansley's competency can still be contested by his defense attorneys, …

Crime

29TUNES | Best Of 1990

Playlist<p>L<br>• F<p>29 of the best Hip Hop songs of 1990.<p>Tracklist:<p>LL Cool J – Mama Said Knock You Out<br>• Boogie Down Productions – Love’s Gonna Getcha<br>• Public Enemy …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Minnesota Father Gets 30 Months For Repeatedly Abusing Infant Daughter

Shawn Michael Foltz admitted to targeting his daughter because she was too young to get help.<p>It was a little more than a year ago that <i>Inquisitr</i> first …

Crime

Texas ex-school admin gets plea deal after being accused of sexually assaulting teens

Image 1of/34<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A retired Dallas-area school administrator accused of sexually assaulting several teenage students will not be serving jail …

Crime

The entire W.Va. Supreme Court faces impeachment for alleged corruption: Gas money, restaurant lunches, an antique desk

The desks went missing in the Mountain State.<p>Not just any desks. These were state heirlooms named for Cass Gilbert, the prominent American architect who designed the state capitol in Charleston, W.Va., selecting the walnut workstations for the chambers of the state Supreme Court almost a century …

Corruption

Teacher Allegedly Murdered Wife with 3-Day Beating After She Chastised Him for Discipline of Their Child

An Illinois man stands accused of murdering his wife in a brutal beating over the course of three days after she rebuked him for how he was …

Crime

Melania Trump's parents become citizens through 'chain migration'

Melania Trump’s parents were sworn in as US citizens on Thursday, completing a legal path to citizenship that their son-in-law has suggested eliminating.<p>Viktor and Amalija Knavs, both in their 70s, took the citizenship oath at a private ceremony in New York City. The Slovenian immigrants, a former …

Donald Trump

Chicago law enforcement officers allegedly set up a 'bait truck' with Nike shoes in black neighborhoods

Law enforcement officers in Chicago allegedly brought a "bait truck" filled with Nike sneakers and Christian Louboutin shoes to predominantly black neighborhoods to attract potential thieves, according to local activists.<p>And it's not the first time they've used this strategy.<p>A viral video first …

Law Enforcement

Sessions, Nielsen Ordered to Face Judge If Deportation Not Reversed

A federal judge ordered U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the secretary of homeland security to personally appear before him if the government …

Immigration

Arkansas cop fired after telling 2 Black men they ‘don’t belong’ in town

An Arkansas police officer has been fired after he was recorded telling former town residents, two Black men, that they “don’t belong in my city.”<p>In …

Stereotypes

Laura Ingraham Says Immigration Is Ruining America

Fox News host Laura Ingraham had some choice words about immigration this week. According to <i>The Week</i>, the conservative show host took issue with …

Immigration

Interrogation video shows the Parkland high school shooting suspect saying voices told him to 'burn, kill, destroy'

Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old accused of killing 17 people at a school in Parkland, Florida, broke down during an interrogation by police which was filmed and released to the public.<p>In footage released on Wednesday, Cruz, shackled to the floor by his ankle, claims that a demonic voice urged him to …

Nikolas Cruz

Many Republicans say Trump should have power to shut down media outlets

Okay, I get it. Much of America hates us.<p>By "us" I mean that hydra-headed beast known as the media, and the deep-seated lack of trust that has been building for decades and has been turbo-charged during the Trump era.<p>And I am the first to say that many of these wounds are self-inflicted, the …

Journalism

Willow Creek church pastor, board resign amid sexual misconduct investigation of founder

Board members and a new pastor at a Chicago-area megachurch are resigning, saying they mishandled sexual misconduct allegations aimed at the church’s founder.<p>Bill Hybels, 66, resigned from his position as pastor at Willow Creek Community Church in April after a series of sexual misconduct claims he …

Christianity

Woman tells police she's 'very clean, thoroughbred, white girl' during drunken driving arrest

A woman seen speeding through a stop sign at 60 mph told officers they shouldn’t arrest her because she’s a “very clean, thoroughbred, white girl,” police said.<p>Her eyes glassy and bloodshot, Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw was slurring her words and a Breathalyzer showed her blood-alcohol level at 0.18 …

South Carolina

Male student molested by female teacher awarded $2.1M

A jury in San Diego decided Wednesday that a 19-year-old man who sued a California school district after being sexually abused by a female teacher should receive $2.1 million.<p>The jurors found that the San Diego Unified School District was negligent in failing to prevent former Spanish teacher Toni …

San Diego

Bible school teacher allegedly had oral sex with girl in church

A Bible teacher at a Christian school in Florida allegedly had oral sex with a girl inside a church, authorities said.<p>Robert Russell Browning, 59, …

Crime

High school swim coach loses job after vigilante pedophile sting

A Connecticut high school swim coach lost his job after a vigilante group said they busted him trying to solicit sex from someone he thought was a …

High School

TMZ: NASCAR CEO Brian France Arrested for DUI, Name-Dropped Donald Trump

NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian France will take an indefinite leave of absence after he was arrested Sunday evening on charges of driving under the influence.<p>Bob Pockrass of ESPN shared word of the leave of absence, adding Jim France will serve as interim chairman and CEO.<p>TMZ reported France's blood …

Donald Trump