Crime

Could kidnapping law work in Tennessee teacher's favor?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tennessee's kidnapping law is a little ... well, toothless when it comes to youngsters the age of Elizabeth Thomas, the 15-year-old allegedly abducted by her former teacher, according to the prosecutor in the case.<p>District Attorney Brent Cooper of the 22nd Judicial Circuit wants to change …

Law

Transgender Fix-A-Flat-Butt Doctor Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Manslaughter

An unlicensed plastic surgeon is going to prison for 10 years after she plead guilty to manslaughter.<p>Oneal Ron Morris has been illegally injecting …

Lifestyle

Florida Man Allegedly Kills Girlfriend and Injures Her 3 Relatives Before Firing on 2 Strangers

Police in Sanford, Florida, have arrested the alleged triggerman behind a pair of shootings early Monday that left his girlfriend dead and five …

Florida

Three burglars entered an Oklahoma home. The owner’s son opened fire with an AR-15, deputies say.

Gunfire rang out Monday afternoon in a home in Broken Arrow, an Oklahoma city 15 miles southeast of Tulsa. Three intruders were killed after the son of the homeowner fired a semiautomatic rifle in what local law enforcement officers later described as an act of self-defense, though their …

Guns

Parents Post $2.5 Million Bond to Free Son Arrested for Murder

Jeremy Leininger allegedly slayed a ranch hand for insulting his uncle. Now he’s back at home awaiting trial after his parents put down serious cash and assets.<p>A young man charged with brutally slaying a Washington state ranch hand and dumping his corpse in the river has been bailed out of …

Jodie Sweetin's Ex-Fiance Justin Hodak Arrested for Third Time in Nine Days for Violating Restraining Order

<b>Jodie Sweetin</b>'s ex-fiancé <b>Justin Hodak</b> was arrested on Monday, March 27, for violating a restraining order the <i>Fuller House</i> actress took out against …

Hollywood

Ex-NYPD officer arrested for selling heroin

​​​​​​<p>A former New York City police officer has been arrested for his involvement in a drug trafficking ring out of Staten Island.<p>28-year-old Steven …

Staten Island

Current and Former Fugitives Talk About Being on the Run from Police - Vice

Disappearing isn't easy. Your ex is probably still friends with you on Facebook; there's a good <b></b>chance you've accidentally geotagged all your tweets; and bank statements, GPS entries, browser history, and phone records can leave digital traces of you everywhere. With access to your cyber footprint, …

Arlington SWAT reportedly negotiating with man barricaded inside home after shooting father | Crime

<b>This breaking news story is being continuously updated.</b><p>Arlington police and SWAT teams have surrounded a home where a man was reportedly shot by his …

Texas

Man Shoots Alleged Robber, Bystander As Others Grab Stolen Cash

Chaos on a Philadelphia street.<p>A laundromat owner in Philadelphia shot an alleged robber on the street as he fled Sunday ― just part of the chaos that unfolded during the pursuit.<p>Bullets also hit a bystander while others at the scene scooped up the $2,000 in stolen cash that the suspect tossed in …

Tracy Morgan

Wife Released on Bail After Being Shown Pics of Husband's Fake Death Just Jumped Off Her Apartment Building

Valerie McDaniel, a well-known and respected veterinarian in the Houston area, was arrested on March 10 on charges of hiring a hitman to kill her …

Apartment Building

'Carlos the Jackal' sentenced to life for 1974 attack

PARIS (AP) — A French court on Tuesday convicted the man known as "Carlos the Jackal," once the world's most-wanted fugitive, of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and sentenced him to life in prison for the third time.<p>The Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez is already serving two …

Terrorism

Immigration Under Trump: ICE Raid Shooting Victim Was Wrong Person, Lawyer Says

A Chicago man was shot and wounded by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent Monday morning — but the agency later admitted they targeted the …

Immigration

Joseph Scott Giaquinto arrested on bias-motivated charges for attacking Colorado mosque

On Monday evening, police announced the arrest of 35-year-old manin relation to the vandalism attack at the Islamic Center of Fort Collins in Fort …

Islamophobia

Iowa high school teacher charged with sex crime

An Iowa high school teacher has been arrested on suspicion of having an ongoing sexual relationship with a student in 2015, authorities said.<p>Alan …

Des Moines

Rockville Rape Suspect’s Father Arrested

The father of one of the undocumented teenagers accused of raping a 14-year-old girl at a high school in Rockville, Maryland, has been arrested. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials took Adolfo Sanchez-Reyes into custody on Friday, the agency said. His son Henry Sanchez-Milian, 18, …

Parents charged with murder, arson in death of disabled teen

The parents of a mentally and physically disabled New York teenager have been indicted on murder charges that allege they killed him in the family's …

Arson

Pictured wedged in a front door, the man who got stuck as he tried to break into house after locks changed

A man attempting to break into a house drew a crowd when he became stuck in the front door for a quarter of an hour.<p>The man, who it is claimed once lived at the property before the locks were changed amid an eviction, was attempting to access the house in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.<p>Witnesses said …

Houses

French Laundry Wine Thief Faces Sentencing

Prosecutors seek prison time, almost $600,000 in restitution<p>One of the gang that drained some of California’s top restaurants and wine merchants of …

One-legged woman cleared of slaying can sue Kentucky trooper

LOUISVILLE — A woman who was exonerated for a homicide after spending more than six years behind bars can sue the Kentucky State Police detective she says framed her.<p>The U.S Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Monday reinstated a lawsuit alleging malicious prosecution filed by Susan Jean King against …

Boxing

Tennessee couple tried to sell baby on Craigslist, say police

<b>A Tennessee couple has been accused of trying to sell a five-month-old baby for $3,000 (£2,388) on Craigslist.</b><p>Deanna Lynn Greer, 37, and John David Cain, 26 were arrested after allegedly handing their baby to an undercover officer in return for the money.<p>They appeared in court on Monday and are …

Craigslist

Gentilly man arrested on murder charge in infant boy's death, NOPD says

A 49-year-old man has been arrested in connection with last week's death of a 17-day-old infant in Gentilly Terrace, New Orleans police said. Jeffrey …

New Orleans

Fake doc gets prison for deadly butt injections

A woman dubbed the “Toxic Tush” doctor will spend a decade behind bars for using Super Glue and Fix-a-Flat tire sealant to enlarge women’s behinds …

Pregnant woman hit by fleeing car as she tries to stop attempted fraud in Essex

A pregnant woman who tried to stop a crime at a shop suffered life-threatening injuries when she was hit by a vehicle fleeing the scene.<p>The woman, in her 30s and who is believed to be Sri Lankan, had tried to stop an attempted fraud at the shop where she works in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.<p>Police said she …

Extremism

9 Arrested in Alleged Texas High School ‘Hazing’ Sexual Assaults

Police in La Vernia, Texas, have arrested nine people on charges they were part of a lurid hazing scandal that involved members of the town high school’s football, basketball, and baseball teams. The students are reported to be facing sexual-assault charges that involve baseball bats, bottles, and …

Murderer gives thumbs up from the dock as he is jailed for stabbing Good Samaritan to death

A murderer who stabbed a Good Samaritan showed no remorse as he gave a thumbs up from the dock as he was jailed for at least 18 years.<p>Heartless Adam …

Good Samaritans

An 18-Year-Old Allegedly Planned to Shoot Her Classmates and Bomb Her High School

She detailed her plot in her journal and was arrested by police.<p>Last Thursday, 18-year-old Nichole Cevario was arrested after law enforcement officials were notified about her journal, in which she had detailed a plot to shoot her peers and bomb Catoctin High School in Thurmont, Maryland, on a …

A judge said a wife forced to drink bleach wasn't vulnerable. Now MPs are getting the Attorney General involved

The Attorney General is facing calls to review comments made by a judge who handed a suspended sentence to a man who forced his wife to drink bleach …

Domestic Violence

Governor of Mexico's Chihuahua says state not strong enough to tackle organised crime

Javier Corral's comment comes days after local journalist Miroslava Breach was killed.<p>Javier Corral, the governor of the Mexican state of Chihuahua, …

Organized Crime

NYPD Detective Charged With Being a Disgusting Creep Who Preys on Women

A detective with the New York City Police Department has been arrested and charged after police say he went around peering in bedroom windows with a …

Policing