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Woman sentenced for taking newborn son from Norfolk hospital
MADISON, Neb. (AP) - A woman accused of kidnapping her newborn son from a Norfolk hospital has been imprisoned. Court records say 34-year-old Lacee Tuttle, of Pierce, was given a year for violating a custody order and 90 days for negligent child abuse. Tuttle pleaded guilty last month after prosecutors ...
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2nd man arrested in deadly Corpus Christi gun store holdup
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) - Investigators say a second suspect has been arrested in the slaying of a Corpus Christi gun store owner during a robbery that left an employee wounded. Nueces (nyoo-AY'-sis) County jail records show Filamir Gomez was being held Friday on a capital murder charge. Officers on ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Murder Crime Capital punishment Corpus Christi Gun Corpus Christi Texas Firearm Crimes
Officer shot 7 times cleared to return to full police duty
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police say an officer shot seven times near Philadelphia earlier this summer has been cleared to return to duty. Christopher Dorman was shot in June in the face, leg and groin in Folcroft while responding to a report of a possible drug deal. The Folcroft Police Department ...
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Man sentenced after admitting to attempted rape of child
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) - Prosecutors in southwest Ohio say a man has been sentenced to serve a decade in prison after admitting he tried to rape a young child. Warren County prosecutors announced on Thursday that 29-year-old Jonathan Schneider had been sentenced this week after pleading guilty to felony counts ...
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Martha’s Vineyard burglar paints pet dog before being collared by police (PHOTO)
A Massachusetts man suspected of robbing a house has left a bizarre calling card - painting the homeowner’s dog purple before fleeing in a stolen car. Read Full Article at
19 points by Russia Today | Theft Crimes Criminal law Automobile Police Cruelty to animals Crime Burglary
Editorial: Fix this broken system
Juan Laboy and Walter DaSilva are two of the reasons Americans are so angry about our broken immigration system. They are two of the reasons Donald Trump draws wild cheers at his rallies when he pledges to put up that wall along the southern border.As the Herald reported yesterday, Laboy was deported five times over 10 years after initially crossing the border illegally from Mexico. Twice arrested on drug charges while living in Massachusetts he was sent back to his native Dominican Republic four times from here, only to return.
13 points by Boston Herald | Immigration to the United States Immigration Illegal immigration Human migration Crimes Illegal immigration to the United States Colombia Alien
Ex-San Francisco 49ers FB Bruce Miller faces seven felony counts
The Sports Xchange The San Francisco 49ers moved quickly to release fullback Bruce Miller.
8 points by UPI | Felony Assault Battery Misdemeanor San Francisco 49ers United Press International Crimes Injury
Police admit first use of the 'Blue Lives Matter' law was a mistake
Police say the man yelled racial and sexual slurs at officers while he was being arrested for criminal property damage and disturbing the peace.
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Man charged with robbing off-duty officer in Lakeview
A Near North Side man has been charged with robbing an off-duty Chicago police officer at gunpoint in Lakeview on Saturday, according to police and court records. Kendall Hammond, 18, is charged with armed robbery, disarming a police officer and aggravated assault of a police officer, according...
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Doc who hit cop with car brags about court-ordered trash pick-up skills
She’s picking up trash with surgical precision. The cancer doctor accused of clipping an NYPD officer with her car and declaring, “I’m the hero; the cops are not,” is putting her fine motor skills to new use — by cleaning up city parks as part of her community service. Dr. Rachel Wellner told The Post...
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Anonymous hacker faces 16 years in prison, while Steubenville rapists walk free
An Anonymous hacker who helped expose the gang rape of a teenage girl in Steubenville, Ohio, is facing up to 16 years in prison, but her attackers are already roaming free. Read Full Article at
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Grisly crime-scene video showing slain landlord is played in court
Gruesome crime-scene video was played in Brooklyn court Thursday showing notorious landlord Menachem Stark’s charred, snow-covered body inside a Great Neck dumpster — and even his accused murderer had a hard time watching it. Slay suspect Kendel Felix hunched forward looking upset as the video played, while members of Stark’s family cried softly, and some...
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5 in Rapides jail accused of raping another inmate
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Five inmates in the Rapides Parish jail face charges of raping another inmate there. The Town Talk reports ( ) that one of those accused is a 17-year-old awaiting trial in the beating death of a man at an Alexandria motel. The Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office ...
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Suspect in Drake tour bus theft a homeless janitor
PHOENIX (AP) - The suspect accused of stealing jewelry from Drake's tour bus during the rapper's Phoenix concert is a homeless man who works as a janitor. Travion Lamar King was released on his own recognizance Wednesday on one count each of burglary and theft. Court documents say King lives ...
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Daycare director arrested in connection with baby's death
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - A woman who ran what police say was an unlicensed daycare at her Fairfield home has been arrested in connection with a 4-month-old baby's death. WFSB-TV reports ( ) that Carol Cardillo, 53, was charged Thursday with second-degree manslaughter, second-degree reckless endangerment and risk of injury ...
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Man believed to be first arrested under 'Blue Lives Matter' law
Raul Delatoba faces charges of damaging property and disturbing the peace as well as a hate crime charge.
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Self-described white supremacist with meth wounded by Fla. cops
A self-described white supremacist was wounded in a gunfight with Florida detectives on Wednesday.
138 points by Daily News | Criminal law Crimes Police Assault Felony Misdemeanor Burglary Crime
Fugitives sought by Montgomery County Crime Stoppers (Sept. 9)
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is on the lookout for 10 alleged felons who are still at large.
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Loch Raven residents meet with police to discuss crime spike
About 60 people gathered at Babcock Presbyterian Church, in Loch Raven Village, Wednesday night to discuss with Baltimore County police officials what residents say has been a rash of property crimes, including thefts from vehicles, in the neighborhood.Loch Raven Village, Knettishall and Ridgeleigh...
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Baltimore woman arrested in triple shooting that killed man, wounded pregnant woman
A 31-year-old Baltimore woman has been arrested in a triple shooting this weekend that left one man dead and injured two women, one of whom was pregnant, Baltimore Police said Tuesday. Marion "Nephew" Daughton, of the 5000 block of Conant Way, allegedly opened fire following an argument with at...
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4 dead, 28 hurt in Detroit shootings this weekend
Police chief says the number of shootings this Labor Day weekend was down slightly from 2015.        
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Folcroft officer shot in face to return to duty
A Delaware County police officer is set to return to duty this week, just more than two months after he was shot while responding to a report of drug activity.
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Should Brock Turner be referred to as a rapist?

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Woman who headed group that helped crime victims to be tried on charges of stealing from the agency
Stephanie Mayweather, accused of stealing more than $15,000 from a Philadelphia crime-victims support group she once directed, was ordered Tuesday to stand trial on felony theft charges.
10 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Theft Crime Judge Victim Criminal law Misdemeanor Crimes Robbery
Bret Michaels’ cellphone stolen during New Hampshire gig
Ex-Poison frontman Bret Michaels says two thieves stole his cellphone while he was onstage during a recent performance in New Hampshire
69 points by The Boston Globe | Burglary Criminal law Theft Crime Misdemeanor Robbery Crimes Larceny
Police: Suspect pepper-sprayed officers, swung from roof with rope
A man who broke into a Brighton apartment on Sunday sprayed officers with mace before escaping to the roof and using a rope to swing into a third floor apartment, authorities say. Officers said they recognized the suspect, who had more than 20 active warrants to his name and a history for resisting arrest. Fabio […]
60 points by The Boston Globe | Arrest Crime Criminal law House Resisting arrest Law enforcement terminology Face Crimes
Summer 2016 safest for NYC in 25 years despite J'Ouvert violence
The bloodshed at the J’Ouvert celebration provided a violent coda to the safest New York summer in 25 years, city officials said Tuesday.
329 points by Daily News | Crimes Assault Crime Murder Misdemeanor Theft Robbery Battery
Mom defends football player after arrest

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Tenn. fugitive caught after chase in Royal Oak
Timothy England has been awaiting trial for a bank robbery in Tennessee — the latest in a string of prior convictions.        
12 points by Detroit Free Press | Crime Assault Crimes Felony Misdemeanor Arrest Police Battery
Rabbi & Orthodox Jew arrested for 'chilling plot' to kidnap & murder man whose wife wanted divorce
A rabbi and another Orthodox Jewish man have been arrested in New York for an alleged plot to kidnap and murder a man whose wife wanted to divorce him, according to federal officials. Read Full Article at
239 points by Russia Today | Orthodox Judaism Judaism Crimes Murder Pleading Allegation Cause of action Marriage
Man gets at least 25 years in prison for home invasion death
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for 25 years for a central Ohio home invasion robbery in which his accomplice was strangled during a brawl with the home's occupants. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports 33-year-old Michael Long ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Crimes Home invasion Columbus Ohio Criminal law Life imprisonment Murder Crime Robbery
Baltimore toddler allegedly beaten by mother's boyfriend dies, police say
A 3-year-old boy died Sunday after police said he was beaten by his mother's boyfriend, a 22-year-old from West Baltimore. Charles Shelton, of Gorman Avenue, was charged with first-degree attempted murder and held at Central Booking without bail. Prosecutors are working to upgrade charges against...
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D.C. man arrested in hotel robbery and shooting near University of Maryland
A 24-year-old man from Washington, D.C., has been arrested and charged in the shooting of a security guard and robbery of a hotel early Tuesday near the University of Maryland, university police said. Jamal Ulysses Green was arrested that same day and charged with attempted first-degree murder...
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Man gets 28 to 60 years in shots fired at police officer
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - A man convicted of shooting at a central Pennsylvania police officer during a high-speed chase last year has been sentenced to 28 to 60 years in prison.
1 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Crime Crimes Pennsylvania Police Assault Law Criminal law Harrisburg Pennsylvania
Reputed mob associate pleads no contest in attempted murder, insurance fraud cases
Reputed mob associate Ronald Galati Sr., serving time in federal prison for trying to have his daughter's boyfriend killed, pleaded no contest Wednesday in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court to attempted-murder charges in a separate case in which he tried to have a friend and the friend's son killed.
24 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Pleas Jury Plea Alford plea Daughter Son Family Crimes
Tennessee fugitive caught after chase in Royal Oak
Timothy England has been awaiting trial for a bank robbery in Tennessee – the latest in a string of prior convictions.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Crime Assault Crimes Felony Misdemeanor Arrest Police Battery
Alleged killer tried to flee Detroit crime scene naked
A Detroit man is accused of killing a man in front of a home, shooting another, then trying to flee in the nude.        
49 points by Detroit Free Press | Murder Assault Labor Day Capital punishment Crime Rifle Crimes Homicide
South Chicago man charged with attempted murder of teen
A man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old boy in January in the South Shore neighborhood.
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Jury rehears testimony in Penn St. ex-president’s trial
The panel on Friday reheard the testimony of Jack Raykovitz, who headed the charity for at-risk children        
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Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Outside a Maryland high school dragged into the national immigration debate by an alleged rape, a makeshift sign reflects that strain: "Rockville Strong."
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Immigration to the United States Immigration Illegal immigration United States Department of Homeland Security United States Crimes Human migration Donald Trump
Alleged Baltimore firebomber is denied bail; attorney says he has alibi
A Baltimore judge denied bail Wednesday for alleged firebomber Antonio Wright, saying there were no conditions of release that would ensure public safety. District Judge William M. Dunn cited the Baltimore man's criminal record, including an armed robbery and multiple failures to appear in court,...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Crimes Criminal law Crime Police Murder Baltimore Robbery State's Attorney
Warren man charged with trafficking minors
Woodall's alleged human trafficking operation involved at least two young victims, including a 17-year-old        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Victim Prostitution Crime The Victim Warren Michigan Human trafficking Crimes Legal terms
Mother accused of overdosing two sons denied bond
An East McKeesport woman accused of overdosing her two sons was denied bail Thursday.
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Indictment accuses guard of smuggling heroin into Cuyahoga County Jail
The Cuyahoga County Jail guard charged with smuggling heroin into the downtown jail for an accused rapist has been indicted. Kamara AustinCuyahoga County Jail  CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Cuyahoga County Jail guard was indicted Thursday on charges that accuse him of smuggling heroin into the jail for an accused rapist. Kamara Austin, 43, is charged with drug trafficking, drug possession and possessing criminal tools, according to court records. He is scheduled to appear at an arraignment Tuesday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. Austin is being held on $250,000 bond at the county jail. Austin smuggled 16 grams of heroin and 32 unidentified yellow pills into the jail for Anthony Lett, who is accused of raping a woman during a home invasion and stealing guns from the Berea gun show, according to court records. Federal agents arrested Austin on Wednesday in a parking lot on East 131st Street near Miles Avenue in Cleveland. Investigators found the heroin and pills with him. They also seized Austin's cellphone, court records show. Austin was hired as a corrections officer at the jail in 1998. He was placed on unpaid leave after his arrest. Lett, 40, is jailed on $250,000 bond in connection with an April 24, 2016 home invasion and rape in Cleveland. He has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder, rape and other charges in that case. To comment on this story, please visit Thursday's crime and courts comments page.
-1 points by The Plain Dealer | Crimes Criminal law Rape Cuyahoga County Ohio Illegal drug trade Crime Penology Prison
Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate amid bathroom rape case
A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped in a bathroom there by two classmates, including one who authorities said came to the U.S. illegally from Central America. Protesters on both sides of the debate converged...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Immigration to the United States Immigration Illegal immigration United States United States Department of Homeland Security Human migration High school Crimes
Homeland Security secretary drafts aggressive guidelines to carry out Trump's immigration orders
Trump attacks the media at campaign rally a month into his term Feb. 19, 2017, 8:56 a.m. A look at President Trump's administration and the rest of Washington: Trump: Media is a " big part of the problem" Trump says he wants to bring back coal. This soon-to-be closed Arizona plant could be his...
1608 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Department of Homeland Security Crime Police United States Immigration to the United States Immigration Illegal immigration Crimes
Lorain man who walked out of child rape trial arrested in California
Devante Gibbs, 24, was caught late Saturday in the Los Angeles area, the U.S. Marshals said. LORAIN, Ohio - A 24-year-old Lorain man who walked out of the courthouse while on trial for child rape has been arrested in California, the U.S. Marshals said Sunday. Devante GibbsU.S. Marshals  Devante Gibbs was caught late Saturday in the Los Angeles area by the U.S. Marshals Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force. He was caught after the U.S. Marshals in northeast Ohio sent Gibbs' information to Marshals services nationwide. Gibbs is awaiting extradition back to Ohio and could possible face additional charges, the Marshals said. Gibbs became a fugitive after he walked out of a Lorain County Common Pleas courtroom Feb. 10 during jury deliberations in his trial. He was on bond through the court and was not restrained during the trial, U.S. Marshal Anne Murphy told He was listed as the Marshals' Fugitive of the Week on Feb. 12. He was charged with rape, kidnapping, child endangerment and felonious assault in connection with a 2015 incident involving a 2-year-old child, the Marshals said. In the case, the jury returned a guilty verdict on all counts. If you'd like to comment on this post, please visit the crime and courts comments section. 
395 points by The Plain Dealer | United States Marshals Service United States Jury Marshal California Crimes Los Angeles Crime
2 arrested for carjacking, running over Oroville Dam evacuee
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have arrested two people accused of carjacking and running over a man preparing to flee when authorities ordered those living downstream from the Oroville Dam to evacuate. Butte County Sheriff's Office said Saturday that 27-year-old Cody Bowles and 31-year-old Lucia Ripley were arrested Friday in ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Butte County California Theft Robbery Crime Oroville California Crimes Lake Oroville Burglary
Lakewood couple indicted in stabbing death of dog
Charles Hobbs and Cassandra Biddulph face charges of having weapons while under disability, receiving stolen property, endangering children, cruelty against companion animal and cruelty to animals. Hobbs also faces a charge of domestic violence. LAKEWOOD, Ohio -- A couple accused of stabbing their dog to death in Lakewood has been indicted on multiple charges in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. Charles Hobbs, 30, and Cassandra Biddulph, 33, both of Lakewood, are charged with cruelty to a companion animal. Hobbs is due in court to answer to the charges on Tuesday. Biddulph's arraignment date is March 2. WEWS News 5 reported the charges stem from an incident that happened just before 10:30 p.m. Feb. 10 on Idlewood Avenue. Police responded to a call that a woman had been shot at, according to the news station's report. Officers learned that a dog had been stabbed to death, and that Hobbs and Biddulph claimed the dog had bitten their daughter, according to the news report. Police found no evidence that the child had been bitten, according to WEWS. In addition to  cruelty against a companion animal, Hobbs is charged with animal cruelty, domestic violence, having weapons while under disability, receiving stolen property and endangering children, according to court records. Biddulph faces the cruelty against a companion animal charge as well as charges of animal cruelty, endangering children, receiving stolen property and having weapons while under disability, according to court records. If you'd like to comment on this story, visit Saturday's crime and courts comments section.
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Hatton Garden ringleader admits role in earlier 1 million pound heist
Daniel UriaFeb. 18 (UPI) -- One of the ringleaders in England's largest jewelry heist admitted to stealing 1 million pounds of valuables in another burglary five years earlier.
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