Law & Order

SOCCER: Birmingham City owner Yeung charged in Hong Kong court

Hairdresser turned tycoon and English soccer club owner Carson Yeung was charged with money laundering on Thursday by a Hong Kong court.

French woman sues Opus Dei, claims brainwashing

A French woman claiming to have been brainwashed by the secretive Catholic society Opus Dei is suing it for allegedly keeping her illegally as a domestic servant, she told AFP Tuesday.


COPS: Man hits pedestrian, keeps driving with dead victim in passenger seat

Deputy Constable Paul Armand was making what he thought was a routine traffic stop early Tuesday morning when he pulled over a car that didn't have headlights on. As he approached the black Mazda 626, the Precinct 8 deputy noticed the driver had b...

Gaddafi becomes world's most wanted as International Criminal Court issues crimes against humanity arrest warrant

An international arrest warrant was issued against Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi yesterday as rebel fighters battled to within 50 miles of his Tripoli stronghold.


Teenage gang charged under lynching law after 'savage attack on 18-year-old student'

Four members of a teenage gang have been charged under a state's lynching law after allegedly beating an 18-year-old student so badly he required facial reconstruction surgery.

Store Owner Killed For $3 Of Lottery Tickets

Felony murder charges have been filed against a man accused in the dragging death of a northern New Jersey gas station owner, who authorities say was killed over the alleged theft of a few dollars worth of lottery tickets.


REPORT: Baby died from lethal dose of morphine in mother's breast milk

Authorities in South Carolina say an infant girl died from a lethal dose of morphine that was in her mother's breast milk.

Hacker admits stealing personal info on iPad owners

A California man today pleaded guilty to federal charges for participating in a “brute force” hack on AT&T that yielded the personal data of 120,000 iPad owners.


Liposuction Done On Teen In Condo Bedroom

Police in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., arrested three people they say performed liposuction on a teenager in a condominium bedroom.

Amish Sexter Sought Buggy Sex With Girl, 12

An Amish man who sent hundreds of sexually charged text messages to a 12-year-old girl was arrested last week when he drove a horse and buggy to an Indiana restaurant where he had arranged a rendezvous with the child, according to police.


1,300 inmates in Venezuela standoff after riot

National Guard troops were scrambling Sunday trying to retake control of Venezuela's El Rodeo prison, where 25 people have been killed in three days of unrest, the country's interior chief said.

Guantanamo captives ‘weaponize’ bodily fluids

Carol Rosenberg The Miami Herald 18.06.2011
Guantanamo captives ‘weaponize’ bodily fluids

When a fiddle player and her band toured the prison camps at Guantánamo recently, guards told of a new devious and disturbing tactic confronting them. A captive on a hunger strike had been jamming something foul up his nose to contaminate the path...


Mexican druglord nicknamed ‘El Brad Pitt’ because of his disguise is arrested

A suspected high-ranking member of a notorious drugs cartel who was named after Hollywood actor Brad Pitt has been arrested in northern Mexico.

Bank Robber Caught Sipping a Latte at Starbucks

Sajid Farooq NBC Bay Area 18.06.2011
Bank Robber Caught Sipping a Latte at Starbucks

Heading to Starbucks 25 minutes after robbing a bank to sip a latte and act like nothing happened is probably not the most brilliant of ideas. But to go to a Starbucks just around the corner from the bank in question and sit there reading a newspa...


Facebook Contempt Juror Jailed For Eight Months

The first juror to be prosecuted for contempt of court for using the internet has been jailed for eight months, after her online activities led to a retrial in a multi-million pound drugs case.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Claimed Diplomatic Immunity When Arrested: Documents

Jonathan Dienst and Shimon Prokupecz NBC New York 17.06.2011
Dominique Strauss-Kahn Claimed Diplomatic Immunity When Arrested: Documents

When Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested at John F. Kennedy airport last month on his way out of the country, police said he initially told them "I have diplomatic immunity."


Obama Wants Me Dead, Says Kenyan Drug Lord

A prominent Kenyan multi-millionaire businessman and politician, John Harun Mwau, who has been labeled a ‘Narcotic Kingpin’ by the American government has claimed that U.S President Barack Obama is seeking to eliminate him on account of his vast b...

Man charged with shooting 12-year-old boy who rang doorbell, ran away

A 56-year-old man charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 12-year-old Glenmary boy Monday night was described by a neighbor as “low key.”


Russia Seizes a Ton of Animal Parts Smuggled From China

ANDREW E. KRAMER The New York Times 15.06.2011
Russia Seizes a Ton of Animal Parts Smuggled From China

The 26 elk lips were just the tip of the pile. The items the Russian customs agents reported seizing Tuesday were exotic even by the standards of Russia’s border with China, where wildlife smuggling is rampant: 1,041 bear paws, lynx fur, unspecifi...

70,000 'morality' cops fan out in Iran to enforce ban on men wearing necklaces; Parliament proposes to criminalise dog ownership

Iranian men have been banned from wearing necklaces in the latest crackdown by the Islamic regime on "un-Islamic" clothing and haircuts.



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