Law & Order

A year in prison for man who sexually assaulted seat mate on flight from Hong Kong to Newark

A 65-year-old New Jersey man was sentenced to a year in federal prison today for molesting a sleeping woman sitting next to him on board a flight from Hong Kong to Newark Liberty International Airport.

$250,000 Rembrandt Rembrandt Drawing Stolen From Los Angeles Hotel

Angie Crouch and Toni Guinyard NBC Los Angeles 16.08.2011

A pen-and-ink drawing by the Dutch master artist Rembrandt has been stolen from the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Marina Del Rey in what sheriff's deputies today called a well-planned theft.


A woman who attacked a painting at Washington's National Gallery of Art earlier this year has struck again, police say, this time lashing out against a Henri Matisse painting at the museum.

A police officer shot a male suspect in Oakland Friday night after he allegedly attacked officers when they attempted to detain him for urinating in public, police said.


A 7-year-old boy with cerebral palsy and other disabilities including not being able to speak was decapitated, and his biological father has confessed to the killing, police in Thibodaux, Louisiana, said Monday.

Canadian police divers discovered the remains of an unidentified man on Monday while searching for the body of a young Japanese woman who was swept over Niagara Falls.


D.C. police say the death of a 91-year-old woman, a German-born journalist, found unconscious at her Georgetown home has been ruled a homicide.

Norway massacre kills at least 93; mass killer wants time in court to tell why

Anders Behring Breivik wants to tell Norway and the World why he killed at least 93 people in a bomb attack and shooting rampage when he appears in court on Monday, his lawyer said.


Nafissatou Diallo (left)

The hotel maid who has accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of trying to sexually assault her in a New York City hotel room has broken her public silence in an exclusive broadcast interview with ABC News.

12 people shot at Seattle car show

Heffter and Mike Lindblom The Seattle Times 25.07.2011
12 people shot at Seattle car show

At least 12 people were shot at a crowded lowrider car show in Kent on Saturday, creating chaos as cars sped away from the scene before police arrived.


Police: 6 Killed In Texas Roller Rink Shooting

Matt Goodman CBS DFW 25.07.2011
Police: 6 Killed In Texas Roller Rink Shooting

A shooter opened fire at a skating rink during a private family event Saturday night, killing five and wounding four before fatally shooting himself, Grand Prairie Police spokesman John Brimmer said.

Oklahoma City man who wore diapers sentenced to three years in prison

An Oklahoma City man who wore diapers as part of a con was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison.


Sheriff faces possible jail term over eBay sales

Dennis J. Carroll Reuters 22.07.2011
Sheriff faces possible jail term over eBay sales

Santa Fe County's once ambitious and popular top lawman could get up to eight years in prison for selling county property, including used police body armor, on the Internet, authorities said on Thursday.

Woman Who Twisted Airport Security Agent Breast will NOT face felony

No felony charges will be filed against the Colorado woman who allegedly sexually assaulted a Transportation Security Administration agent in Phoenix.


Nude Woman Found Dead At Mansion Of Pharmaceutical CEO

Investigators on Friday were searching for clues surrounding the mysterious death of a woman at a beachfront mansion in one of Southern California’s most prestigious neighborhoods.

Cops: Indiana Woman Hid Meth Inside Bible In Jail Smuggling Bid

A woman is facing felony charges for allegedly hiding methamphetamine inside a Bible that she attempted to leave for an inmate at an Indiana county jail.


Teens convicted of robbing elderly man of 7 cents

Jim O'Hara / The Post-Standard Syracuse.com 16.07.2011
Teens convicted of robbing elderly man of 7 cents

Two Syracuse teenagers were convicted this week – one by guilty plea and the other by a jury verdict – in the armed robbery of an elderly man that netted them a total of seven cents.

Man Slashes Friend's Face For Burning Chicken Dinner

A Naperville man was jailed this week, after police said he slashed a friend’s face with a kitchen knife during an argument over a burned chicken dinner.


Murdered boy spent 12 hours with killer

A Brooklyn man reportedly told police that he spent more than 12 hours with a young Orthodox Jewish boy -- including taking him to a wedding just outside New York City -- before smothering and dismembering him in a panic.

Scotland Yard arrests former editor Neil Wallis in News of the World phone hacking case

Neil Wallis, the former News of the World executive editor, has become the ninth person to be arrested over alleged phone hacking and payments to police officers by the paper.



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