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  • SWAT police personnel walk near a house, where an armed man with multiple hostages remain barricaded in, in Trenton, New Jersey, May 11, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

    Police end hostage standoff in New Jersey, detain suspect

    NEWARK, New Jersey – A tense weekend standoff in a South Trenton, New Jersey, neighborhood ended early on Sunday when police took a man into custody after he held several children hostage for about 36 hours.
    “The hostage situation has been […]

  • Ariel Castro, 52, is shown in this Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office booking photo taken on May 9, 2013. Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office/Handout via Reuter. Credit: Reuters

    Kidnap suspect is father of child born in captivity: Ohio official

    CLEVELAND – DNA tests show Ariel Castro, a former school bus driver charged with kidnapping and raping three women during a decade of captivity in his Cleveland house, is the father of a 6-year-old girl born to one of […]

  • Ariel Castro Appears In Court On Kidnapping, Rape Charges

    Ariel Castro Appears In Court On Kidnapping, Rape Charges

    By MEGHAN BARR and THOMAS J. SHEERAN 05/09/13 08:56 AM ET EDT
    CLEVELAND — A Cleveland man was arraigned Thursday on charges of rape and kidnapping after three women missing for about a decade and one of their young daughters […]

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  • A jury has found Jodi Arias guilty of killing her ex-boyfriend.

    Verdict Reached In Jodi Arias Case: Convicted Of 1ST Degree Murder

    An Arizona jury of eight men and four women unanimously convicted Jodi Arias of first degree murder of her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander. During the trial Jodi Arias, 32, has admitted to shooting 30-year-old Alexander, whose body was found in his […]

  • This undated photo released by the Cleveland Police Department shows Ariel Castro. Three women who disappeared in Cleveland a decade ago were found safe Monday, and police arrested three brothers, including Castro, accused of holding the victims against their will. (AP Photo/Cleveland Police Department)

    Ariel Castro’s Neighbor Reported Naked Woman Crawling On Backyard Lawn

    CLEVELAND — One neighbor says a naked woman was seen crawling on her hands and knees in the backyard of the house a few years ago. Another heard pounding on the home’s doors and noticed plastic bags over the windows.
    Both […]

  • Air Force Officer Charged With Sexual Battery

    Air Force Officer Charged With Sexual Battery

    The Air Force officer in charge of the military branch’s sexual assault prevention program was arrested for sexual assault, ARLNow reported Monday.
    Stars and Stripes confirms that Lt. Col Jeffrey Krusinski, the chief of the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Prevention and […]

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  • NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 22: Signer Lauryn Hill is seen leaving court after the judge postpones her sentencing and gave her two weeks to pay back taxes April 22, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.  Hill pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges in June 2012 for failure to pay federal taxes on USD 1.8 million earned from 2005-2007. She faces a maximum one-year jail sentence for each of the three accounts.  (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

    Lauryn Hill Jail: Singer Sentenced To Three Months In Prison For Tax Evasion

    NEWARK, N.J. — Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill was sentenced Monday to three months in prison and an additional three months in home confinement for failing to pay taxes on about $1 million in earnings.
    Hill, a 37-year-old South Orange resident, pleaded […]

  • New York State Senator John Sampson leaves the Brooklyn Federal Court in Brooklyn, New York, May 6, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

    N.Y. senator charged with stealing funds for failed campaign

    NEW YORK – A New York state senator in Brooklyn was accused on Monday of stealing proceeds from the sale of foreclosed properties to finance his failed run for district attorney, prosecutors said, making him the latest politician from the […]

  • Nikki Scherwitz, Teacher, Has Sex With Student, Shows Up At Prom After-Party: Cops

    Nikki Scherwitz, Teacher, Has Sex With Student, Shows Up At Prom After-Party: Cops

    Police in Freeport, Texas say a high school teacher’s illicit relationship with a student was brought to light after the teacher showed up at an after-prom party with tattered clothing and no shoes.
    Nikki Scherwitz, 25, has been charged with sexual […]

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  • Jennifer Vigil, Teacher, Charged With Raping Male Student In New Mexico Classroom

    Jennifer Vigil, Teacher, Charged With Raping Male Student In New Mexico Classroom

    A New Mexico high school teacher is accused of raping one of her male students in a classroom.

    Jennifer Vigil, 31, was arrested on Tuesday after a student reported her for allegedly pressuring him into sex — in her classroom — […]

  • Cherlie LaFleur Threw Her Dead Newborn Baby In High School Trashcan: Pennsylvania Police

    Cherlie LaFleur Threw Her Dead Newborn Baby In High School Trashcan: Pennsylvania Police

    A Pennsylvania teen threw her dead baby into a trashcan just after giving birth in a high school bathroom, cops say.
    Cherlie LaFleur, 19, allegedly tried to flush the newborn down the toilet at McCaskey East High School in Lancaster, Penn., […]

  • Gretchen Crooks was allegedly shot by her son on March 24.

    Noah Crooks 911 Call: Teen Tells Dispatcher He Shot & Tried To Rape Mom, Gretchen Crooks

    The trial of an Iowa teen accused of attempting to rape his mother and then shooting her dead began Wednesday with prosecutors playing a chilling 911 call.
    Noah Crooks, now 14, can be heard on the March 24 call telling a […]

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  • Hector Cupich-Quinones And Maria Zuniga, Deaf Couple, Kill Baby Who Won’t Stop Crying: Cops

    Hector Cupich-Quinones And Maria Zuniga, Deaf Couple, Kill Baby Who Won’t Stop Crying: Cops

    Police in Richardson, Tex. said a father beat his baby to death when the child wouldn’t stop crying — even though the man was deaf.
    Hector Rene Cupich-Quinones, 35, and his wife, 37-year-old Maria Guadalupe Zuniga, have both been charged in […]

  • Dzhokhar & Tamerlan Planned July 4th Suicide Attacks

    Dzhokhar & Tamerlan Planned July 4th Suicide Attacks

    The surviving brother of the Boston bombing suspects told interrogators that the pair considered suicide attacks and an assault on July 4th, a law enforcement official told The New York Times.
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, who is currently in custody and has […]

  • Three more charged in Boston bombings probe

    Three more charged in Boston bombings probe

    BOSTON/WASHINGTON – U.S. authorities on Wednesday charged three men with interfering with the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing, accusing two students from Kazakhstan of hiding a laptop computer and backpack belonging to one of the suspected bombers. The third […]

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  • Everett Dutschke works on his mini-van in his driveway in Tupelo Mississippi on April 26, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Thomas Wells

    Authorities arrest Mississippi man in ricin case

    TUPELO, Mississippi – Federal agents arrested a Mississippi martial arts instructor on Saturday after his home and a former business were searched as part of an investigation into ricin-laced letters sent to President Barack Obama and two other public officials.
    Everett […]

  • Federal agents search the property of Everett Dutschke in Tupelo, Mississippi, April 23, 2013. REUTERS/Lauren Wood/Daily Journal

    Federal agents target Mississippi martial arts teacher in ricin probe

    JACKSON, Mississippi – Federal law enforcement agencies investigating ricin-laced letters sent to President Barack Obama and other officials broadened their search for clues on Wednesday by targeting the former business of a Mississippi martial arts instructor.
    Members of an anti-terrorist response […]

  • Boston bombing suspect charged in hospital bed

    Boston bombing suspect charged in hospital bed

    BOSTON – Prosecutors charged Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the Boston Marathon bombings in an impromptu hearing on Monday in his hospital room, accusing him of crimes that could carry the death penalty if he is convicted.
    Video taken by security cameras […]

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  • Two-year-old Wesley Brillant of Natick, Massachusetts kneels in front of a memorial to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings near the scene of the blasts on Boylston Street in Boston, More...
Credit: REUTERS/Jim Bourg

    Hospitalized suspect in Boston bombings awaits charges

    BOSTON – The badly wounded Boston Marathon bombing suspect faced federal charges as early as Monday and the city of Boston planned tributes to the dead after a week of blasts, shootouts, lockdowns and one of the largest manhunts […]

  • A lone official walks through the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings after much of the finish line area was dismantled overnight on Boylston Street in Boston, Massachusetts April 21, 2013.
Credit: REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST)

    Boston bombing suspect remains in hospital, unable to speak

    BOSTON – The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings remained in serious condition in the hospital on Sunday, unable to speak due to injuries to his neck and tongue sustained while on the run from police, officials said.
    The U.S. […]

  • Suspect in Boston bombing remains in a serious condition in hospital following capture on Friday after intense manhunt

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  • Boston has felt like a city under siege this week, in ways that have brought out both the best and worst of us

  • It’s Over Teen Bombing Suspect In Custody

    It’s Over Teen Bombing Suspect In Custody

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    WATERTOWN, Massachusetts – The Boston Marathon bombing suspect was captured wounded but alive Friday night after police found him in a boat in a suburban backyard following a bloody […]

  • GunShots Fired Teen Bombing Suspect Cornered

    GunShots Fired Teen Bombing Suspect Cornered

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    Reports of gunshots fired around 7:00 p.m., approximately one hour after authorities told the public that the lockdown had been lifted, sent law enforcement officials scrambling to a crime […]

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  • Teen Bomber Eludes Police Afoot In Watertown

    Teen Bomber Eludes Police Afoot In Watertown

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    WATERTOWN, Massachusetts – Black Hawk helicopters and heavily armed police descended on a Boston suburb Friday in a massive search for an ethnic Chechen suspected in the Boston Marathon […]

  • Where’s Boston Marathron Teen Bomber, DZHOKHAR?

    Where’s Boston Marathron Teen Bomber, DZHOKHAR?

    WATERTOWN, Mass. — Boston’s police commissioner says all of Boston must stay in their homes as the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombings continues.
    Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis made the announcement Friday morning, after a long night […]

  • A combination of handout pictures released through the FBI website on April 18, 2013 show the suspects wanted for questioning in relation to the Boston Marathon bombing April 15.
Credit: REUTERS/FBI/Handout

    Bombing Suspects, Uncle Ruslan Tsarni: They ‘Deserve’ To Die (AUDIO)

    The uncle of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects told CBS that the men “do not deserve to live on this earth.”
    Ruslan Tsarni told the station that he’d lived with suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev in Cambridge for about 10 […]

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  • A police officer points his rifle at a man (not pictured) on the ground in Watertown, Massachusetts April 19, 2013, following the shooting of a police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). A police officer for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was shot to death on Thursday night at the school's Cambridge campus, touching off a manhunt for a suspect or suspects in a community on edge just days after the Boston Marathon bombing. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW EDUCATION)

    Police Killed one Boston bomber manhunt for second

    WATERTOWN, Mass. – One suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing was killed during a shootout with police and a massive manhunt was underway for the second suspect in the Boston suburb of Watertown, officials said on Friday.
    Police were searching for […]

  • FBI releases photos of Boston bombing suspects

    FBI releases photos of Boston bombing suspects

    BOSTON – Investigators released pictures and video of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing on Thursday, enlisting the public’s help in identifying two men wearing backpacks and baseball caps in the crowd minutes before bombs exploded near the finish […]

  • Explosions near finish line of Boston Marathon

    Explosions near finish line of Boston Marathon

     

     
    (Reuters) | Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:26pm EDT
    BOSTON – At least two explosions struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, police and witnesses said.
    The explosion occurred as thousands of runners finished the 117th running of the […]

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  • Jordan Honor Killing: Pregnant Woman’s Throat Slit In Ruseifeh

    Jordan Honor Killing: Pregnant Woman’s Throat Slit In Ruseifeh

    Agence France Presse | By Posted: 04/14/2013 3:16 pm EDT
    Jordanian police said on Sunday they found the burned body of a pregnant woman whose throat had been slit and belly cut open showing her four-month-old foetus, […]

  • Gwinnett County Police Department SWAT members are shown in this handout courtesy of Gwinnett Daily Post responding to the scene of a barricaded gunman holding four firefighters hostage in a home in Suwanee, Georgia April 10, 2013.
Credit: Reuters/Brendan Sullivan/Gwinnett Daily Post

    Gunman dead, officer wounded as Georgia hostage standoff ends

     

    By David Beasley (Reuters) | Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:37am EDT
    ATLANTA – A gunman who took four Georgia firefighters hostage, demanding his utilities and cell phone service be restored, was killed on Wednesday in an exchange of gunfire with authorities […]

  • Stabbing Attack At Texas College

    Stabbing Attack At Texas College

    By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI and JUAN A. LOZANO 04/09/13 06:56 PM ET EDT
    CYPRESS, Texas — A student went on a building-to-building stabbing attack at a Texas community college Tuesday, wounding at least 14 people – many in the face and […]

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  • Murder Suspect Shoots Police Officer Inside Miss. Headquarters

    Murder Suspect Shoots Police Officer Inside Miss. Headquarters

    By JEFF AMY and HOLBROOK MOHR 04/04/13 11:55 PM ET EDT –
    JACKSON, Miss. — A murder suspect being interviewed at the Jackson, Miss., police headquarters shot a detective Thursday and those who came to investigate the gunfire found […]

  • Former Goldman Sachs trader Matthew Taylor departs Manhattan Federal Court in New York, April 3, 2013. Taylor pleaded guilty on Wednesday to defrauding the Wall Street bank with an unauthorized $8.3 billion futures trade in 2007, saying he exceeded internal risk limits and lied to supervisors to cover up his activities.
Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

    Ex-Goldman trader Taylor pleads guilty to wire fraud

    NEW YORK – Ex-Goldman Sachs Group Inc trader Matthew M. Taylor pleaded guilty on Wednesday to defrauding the Wall Street bank with an unauthorized $8.3 billion futures trade in 2007, saying he exceeded internal risk limits and lied to supervisors […]

  • New York State Senator Malcolm Smith and New York City Council Member Dan Holloran (R) in a combination photo.
Credit:Reuters/NYSenate/NY City Council

    Six arrested in bribery probe of New York mayoral race

    NEW YORK – Six New York politicians were arrested for their alleged role in a bribery scandal in which a prominent Democrat paid top Republicans for permission to run on their ticket in the city’s upcoming mayoral race, prosecutors said.
    By […]

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  • Mike McLelland, Kaufman County District Attorney, Found Dead With Wife In Texas Home

    Mike McLelland, Kaufman County District Attorney, Found Dead With Wife In Texas Home

    KAUFMAN, Texas — A sheriff’s deputy says authorities are investigating the deaths of a North Texas county district attorney and his wife who were found dead in a home.
    Kaufman County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Justin Lewis said Saturday that the […]

  • VIDEO: Teens steal vehicle, lead police on chase 3-28-13

    VIDEO: Teens steal vehicle, lead police on chase 3-28-13

    Two Syracuse teenagers are facing felony charges after allegedly leading police on a chase across the city and crashing a pickup truck at a South Side exit.

  • An exterior view of the headquarters of SAC Capital Advisors, L.P. in Stamford, Connecticut, in this picture taken December 13, 2010.
Credit: Reuters/Mike Segar

    More trouble for Cohen’s SAC Capital as Steinberg indicted in NY

    By Nate Raymond and Matthew Goldstein
    Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:13am EDT
    (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Friday charged Michael Steinberg, a veteran portfolio manager with Steven A. Cohen’s $15 billion hedge fund, with engaging in insider trading in two technology stocks, […]

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