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Judge offers convicted rapist a lighter sentence if he agrees to pay victim $150K: Reports
11/11/2019
Judge offers convicted rapist a lighter sentence if he agrees to pay victim $150K: Reports

Judge offers convicted rapist a lighter sentence if he agrees to pay victim $150K: Reports

A Louisiana judge has outraged a rape victim by saying he would give her rapist a lower sentence if the man agreed to pay her $150,000. Judge Bruce Bennett sentenced Sedrick Hills, 44, to 12 years in prison last week for raping the woman, whose identity is being protected, in 2003 when she was just....

Paraplegic teen kills herself in closet after bullies threaten to roll her off mountain, mom says
11/11/2019
Paraplegic teen kills herself in closet after bullies threaten to roll her off mountain, mom says

Paraplegic teen kills herself in closet after bullies threaten to roll her off mountain, mom says

An Arizona mother is speaking out months after cyberbullies reportedly tormented her disabled 18-year-old daughter to the point that she took her own life. Speaking with KVOA, Diana Corral said her she found her daughter, Maya Corral, dead on August 24 after having a gut feeling that something was w...

They ‘start shooting rapidly at us’: Boy escapes grisly Mexico massacre, details his 14-mile trek for help after mom, si...
11/11/2019
They ‘start shooting rapidly at us’: Boy escapes grisly Mexico massacre, details his 14-mile trek for help after mom, siblings die [WATCH]

They ‘start shooting rapidly at us’: Boy escapes grisly Mexico massacre, details his 14-mile trek for help after mom, siblings die [WATCH]

Devin Langford walked around 14 miles to find help for his family after they were attacked and shot execution-style last week, and the 13-year-old Good Morning America reports that Devin was in a white Suburban with his mother and siblings when a group of armed men approached them and opened fire. T...

Heavy police presence in mother’s hometown as desperate search for Taylor Williams reaches three states
11/11/2019
Heavy police presence in mother’s hometown as desperate search for Taylor Williams reaches three states

Heavy police presence in mother’s hometown as desperate search for Taylor Williams reaches three states

The search for a missing Florida girl has not expanded into three states, including her mother’s hometown in Alabama. Action News Jax reports that officials expanded the search for 5-year-old Taylor Williams into Georgia and Alabama, while they continue searching for the little girl in Florida. A ...

Alexis Crawford’s suspected killer spent holidays with Crawford family: Report
11/10/2019
Alexis Crawford’s suspected killer spent holidays with Crawford family: Report

Alexis Crawford’s suspected killer spent holidays with Crawford family: Report

The woman jailed along with her boyfriend for killing Clark Atlanta student Alexis Crawford was the 21-year-old’s best friend and spent some holidays with her family, a family spokesman told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The Rev. Markel Hutchins told the paper that Jordyn Jones, Crawford’s r...

Cyberbully jailed for year-long harassment of toddler with severe genetic disorder
11/10/2019
Cyberbully jailed for year-long harassment of toddler with severe genetic disorder

Cyberbully jailed for year-long harassment of toddler with severe genetic disorder

A Long Island woman has been charged with harassing a toddler with a rare genetic disorder for more than a year on social media and via the U.S. mail, NBC New York reported. Krista Sewell, 26, was arrested on Thursday on charges that included aggravated harassment as a hate crime, a felony. She is a...

Police charge teen girl, 14, with murder after finding animal rescue reality star naked, tied up & beaten with nailed bo...
11/10/2019
Police charge teen girl, 14, with murder after finding animal rescue reality star naked, tied up & beaten with nailed board

Police charge teen girl, 14, with murder after finding animal rescue reality star naked, tied up & beaten with nailed board

A Philadelphia teen is accused of beating a military veteran and prominent animal rescuer inside his home this week, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Prosecutors have charged 14-year-old Ajahnae Smaugh with murder, tampering with evidence and obstruction of justice, among other alleged crimes. Aut...

Florida woman almost drowns cat trying to ‘take him to Jesus:’ Witness
11/10/2019
Florida woman almost drowns cat trying to ‘take him to Jesus:’ Witness

Florida woman almost drowns cat trying to ‘take him to Jesus:’ Witness

A Florida woman has been charged with animal cruelty after she tried to drown a cat in a drainage culvert, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reported. An Edgewater police officer responded to a call from a witness who said he was driving by when he saw Amanda Goodwin in the culvert with the cat. “She...

Husband rapes & stabs newlywed wife to death, then hangs himself: Police
11/09/2019
Husband rapes & stabs newlywed wife to death, then hangs himself: Police

Husband rapes & stabs newlywed wife to death, then hangs himself: Police

A Queens man is accused of stabbing his new wife to death and then hanging himself, the second domestic murder-suicide in New York City this week, WABC-TV reports. Donne Dojoy, 27, was found dead at her Ozone Park home on Friday night, according to police. Dojoy’s husband, 33-year-old Dineshwar Bu...

Convicted killer claims his life sentence is complete after being resuscitated inside prison. Court of Appeals disagrees...
11/09/2019
Convicted killer claims his life sentence is complete after being resuscitated inside prison. Court of Appeals disagrees.

Convicted killer claims his life sentence is complete after being resuscitated inside prison. Court of Appeals disagrees.

An Iowa court ruled Wednesday that Benjamin Schreiber did not finish his life sentence for first degree murder just because his heart stopped during an illness and he was resuscitated. The Iowa Court of Appeals was the latest court to rule against Schreiber, who was sentenced to life without parole....

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Padre Island murders: Suspects found in Mexico after grisly beach murder make first court appearance wearing bullet-proof vests [WATCH NOW]

Teen girl, 14, in custody after beloved animal rescue reality star is found tied up naked, dead with massive head gash
11/08/2019
Teen girl, 14, in custody after beloved animal rescue reality star is found tied up naked, dead with massive head gash

Teen girl, 14, in custody after beloved animal rescue reality star is found tied up naked, dead with massive head gash

Pennsylvania police said a 14-year-old girl has been charged in connection with the grisly death of a beloved Philadelphia pet rescuer. According to Sgt. Eric Gripp of the Philadelphia police, 59-year-old pet rescuer Albert Chernoff was found dead inside his home Tuesday, off of Algon Avenue in the....

BREAKING: Aniah Blanchard kidnap suspect arrested after manhunt
11/08/2019
BREAKING: Aniah Blanchard kidnap suspect arrested after manhunt

BREAKING: Aniah Blanchard kidnap suspect arrested after manhunt

The suspect wanted in connection to the disappearance of Aniah Blanchard has been arrested in Florida. WEAR-TV reports that authorities apprehended Ibraheem Yazeed in Escambia County, Florida, on late Thursday night. Authorities in Alabama had reportedly received a tip that the suspect was in the ar...

WATCH: Ukrainian dwarf adoptee denies allegations she’s adult on Dr Phil; Her birth mother confirms she is 16
11/08/2019
WATCH: Ukrainian dwarf adoptee denies allegations she’s adult on Dr Phil; Her birth mother confirms she is 16

WATCH: Ukrainian dwarf adoptee denies allegations she’s adult on Dr Phil; Her birth mother confirms she is 16

A Ukrainian adoptee told television psychiatrist Phil McGraw that accusations from her adoptive parents that she is a violent, deceptive adult instead of a child just aren’t true. “I was 6-years-old when I came to the United States,” Natalia Barnett said on Thursday’s episode of “Dr Phil,....

WATCH: Ukrainian dwarf adoptee denies allegations she’s adult on Dr Phil; Her birth mother confirms she is 16
11/08/2019
WATCH: Ukrainian dwarf adoptee denies allegations she’s adult on Dr Phil; Her birth mother confirms she is 16

WATCH: Ukrainian dwarf adoptee denies allegations she’s adult on Dr Phil; Her birth mother confirms she is 16

A Ukrainian adoptee told television psychiatrist Phil McGraw that accusations from her adoptive parents that she is a violent, deceptive adult instead of a child just aren’t true. “I was 6-years-old when I came to the United States,” Natalia Barnett said on Thursday’s episode of “Dr Phil,....

BREAKING: Suspect who’s out on bail for attempted murder is charged with Aniah Blanchard’s kidnapping
11/07/2019
BREAKING: Suspect who’s out on bail for attempted murder is charged with Aniah Blanchard’s kidnapping

BREAKING: Suspect who’s out on bail for attempted murder is charged with Aniah Blanchard’s kidnapping

Authorities in Alabama have charged a suspect with first-degree kidnapping in connection with the October 23 disappearance of Aniah Blanchard. AL.com reported that the multiple agencies, including the U.S. Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force, are searching for Ibraheem Yazeed, 30. Initially identified a...

Pit bull RIPS OFF boy’s scalp & ears during attack in his own yard: Report
11/07/2019
Pit bull RIPS OFF boy’s scalp & ears during attack in his own yard: Report

Pit bull RIPS OFF boy’s scalp & ears during attack in his own yard: Report

A 6-year-old boy in Texas will likely spend months in the hospital for injuries he reportedly sustained last week when a pit bull attacked him in his yard. KOSA reported that the boy, named Noah, had his scalp torn to the bone, lost both his ears, and had his cheeks ripped open outside of his […]

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Boy on zip line falls more than 20 FEET onto concrete [Lawsuit]
11/07/2019
GRAPHIC VIDEO: Boy on zip line falls more than 20 FEET onto concrete [Lawsuit]

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Boy on zip line falls more than 20 FEET onto concrete [Lawsuit]

A Florida mother has sued an adventure park on Monday, alleging that her 10-year-old son fell off their zip line and suffered serious injuries. The Tampa Bay Times reported that Kimberly Barnes has filed a lawsuit against UATP Management, the company that owns Urban Air Adventure Park, for a Septemb...

Police find young child with suspects connected to grisly Padre Island murders that left beloved couple dead
11/07/2019
Police find young child with suspects connected to grisly Padre Island murders that left beloved couple dead

Police find young child with suspects connected to grisly Padre Island murders that left beloved couple dead

Mexican authorities have arrested ae man wanted in connection with the deaths of a new Hampshire couple found in a shallow dead at a South Texas grave on North Padre Island in Texas. According to Kleberg County Sheriff Richard Kirkpatrick, Williams was captured by authorities in Jalisco, Mexico.

Mexican cartel massacre: Authorities say arrested suspect not connected to death of Mormon family
11/07/2019
Mexican cartel massacre: Authorities say arrested suspect not connected to death of Mormon family

Mexican cartel massacre: Authorities say arrested suspect not connected to death of Mormon family

Mexican authorities said Wednesday that a man they had arrested with a possible connection to the killing for nine members of a family near the U.S. border was not connected after all. According to CBS News, the Sonora prosecutor’s office reported on Tuesday that the suspect was found with an arse...

DEVELOPING: Teacher accused of sex with student found DEAD with husband, barricaded in home
11/06/2019
DEVELOPING: Teacher accused of sex with student found DEAD with husband, barricaded in home

DEVELOPING: Teacher accused of sex with student found DEAD with husband, barricaded in home

A high school teacher was found dead with her husband in their North Carolina home on Wednesday, days after she criminally charged for allegedly having sexual relations with a student. The Huntersville Police Department said the bodies of Emma Ogle, 63, and Michael Ogle, 59, were discovered at their...

BREAKING: Suspect CAPTURED in Mexico, following grisly Padre Island murders of beloved couple [Report]
11/06/2019
BREAKING: Suspect CAPTURED in Mexico, following grisly Padre Island murders of beloved couple [Report]

BREAKING: Suspect CAPTURED in Mexico, following grisly Padre Island murders of beloved couple [Report]

A Utah suspect has reportedly been captured in Mexico, following the deaths of a New Hampshire couple found buried at a beach in South Texas. According to Super 12 News, Mexican authorities captured 33-year-old Adam Curtis Williams, who was wanted on felony theft charge Police have not charged Willi...

BREAKING: Suspect CAPTURED in Mexico, following grisly Padre Island murders of beloved couple [Report]
11/06/2019
BREAKING: Suspect CAPTURED in Mexico, following grisly Padre Island murders of beloved couple [Report]

BREAKING: Suspect CAPTURED in Mexico, following grisly Padre Island murders of beloved couple [Report]

A Utah suspect has reportedly been captured in Mexico, following the deaths of a New Hampshire couple found buried at a beach in South Texas. According to Super 12 News, Mexican authorities captured 33-year-old Adam Curtis Williams, who was wanted on felony theft charge Police have not charged Willi...

Baby Faith: Years after 2 boys find dead infant weighed down with rocks in lake, police have suspect in custody
11/06/2019
Baby Faith: Years after 2 boys find dead infant weighed down with rocks in lake, police have suspect in custody

Baby Faith: Years after 2 boys find dead infant weighed down with rocks in lake, police have suspect in custody

On Tuesday, authorities in Colorado charged a woman in connection with the unsolved August 1996 murder of an unidentified newborn girl, ultimately named Baby Faith. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jennifer Katalinich, 42, (also known as Jennifer Tjornehoj) on first- and second-degree ...

Ex-teacher, ex-deputy arrested for child porn now under investigation for bringing food baked with ‘bodily fluids’ to sc...
11/06/2019
Ex-teacher, ex-deputy arrested for child porn now under investigation for bringing food baked with ‘bodily fluids’ to school

Ex-teacher, ex-deputy arrested for child porn now under investigation for bringing food baked with ‘bodily fluids’ to school

Livingston Parish authorities are investigating a report of tainted food brought to a school by a former teacher who has been charged, along with her deputy sheriff husband, with dozens of counts of producing pornography with a child under 13 as well as rape and other charges, WBRZ reported. Dennis....

WATCH: Ukrainian adoptee accused of being an adult sociopath breaks silence in ‘Dr. Phil’ interview
11/06/2019
WATCH: Ukrainian adoptee accused of being an adult sociopath breaks silence in ‘Dr. Phil’ interview

WATCH: Ukrainian adoptee accused of being an adult sociopath breaks silence in ‘Dr. Phil’ interview

A Ukranian adoptee whose adoptive parents accused her of being a violent, deceptive adult will give her side of the story on Thursday’s episode of “Dr. Phil.” Natalia Barnett—who is either 16 or 33 depending on who is asked—tearfully denied allegations that she was masquerading as a child ...

Husband turns in wife who faked cancer to scam donors out of $10K: Docs
11/05/2019
Husband turns in wife who faked cancer to scam donors out of $10K: Docs

Husband turns in wife who faked cancer to scam donors out of $10K: Docs

A Pennsylvania woman who garnered more than $10,000 after claiming she had cancer was criminally charged after it was revealed that she had been lying about her ailment, according to reports. An investigation that started in June resulted in Jessica Smith’s arrest on Monday on receiving stolen pro...

BREAKING: Police identify possible suspect after grisly Padre Island murders leave beloved couple dead, buried in sand
11/05/2019
BREAKING: Police identify possible suspect after grisly Padre Island murders leave beloved couple dead, buried in sand

BREAKING: Police identify possible suspect after grisly Padre Island murders leave beloved couple dead, buried in sand

Texas authorities have identified two people spotted on security footage in what appeared to be the truck of a missing couple found dead in South Texas last week. As CrimeOnline previously reported, the Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office released a security footage photo Monday morning, in connection...

WATCH: Officer who shot & killed young Texas woman inside her home says he has ‘no problem’ killing someone
11/05/2019
WATCH: Officer who shot & killed young Texas woman inside her home says he has ‘no problem’ killing someone

WATCH: Officer who shot & killed young Texas woman inside her home says he has ‘no problem’ killing someone

A Texas officer who fatally shot a resident in her own home last month was filmed saying, without hesitation, that he has no issue killing someone during a recently-released job interview video. KXAS obtained footage of Aaron Dean’s 2017 interview with the Fort Worth Police Department. During the ...

Fight over Popeyes chicken sandwich ends with customer stabbed to death for reportedly cutting in line
11/05/2019
Fight over Popeyes chicken sandwich ends with customer stabbed to death for reportedly cutting in line

Fight over Popeyes chicken sandwich ends with customer stabbed to death for reportedly cutting in line

A Maryland man was reportedly stabbed to death at a Popeyes on Monday night when a dispute about line cutting turned violent. Prince George’s County police said they were alerted to the incident at the restaurant chain’s Oxon Hill location at around 7 p.m. The deadly altercation reportedly began...

Student wearing Nazi costume participates in elementary school’s Halloween parade: Reports
11/05/2019
Student wearing Nazi costume participates in elementary school’s Halloween parade: Reports

Student wearing Nazi costume participates in elementary school’s Halloween parade: Reports

A principal and teacher at a Utah elementary school were placed on paid administrative leave after a student reportedly wore a Nazi costume in a Halloween parade Photos and video posted online and obtained by KSTU show the unidentified student—dressed in a brown shirt, tan slacks, and red armband ...

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