Law & Order

State Media Reports Iranian Pastor Facing Execution for Rape, Not Religion

Iran state media put out a stunning report Saturday claiming that imprisoned Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani is facing the death sentence for rape and extortion, not for apostasy and refusing to renounce his religion, as his lawyer, human right...

Ex-Model Who Killed and Ate Hubby Seeks Parole

Greg Wilson NBC Miami 03.10.2011
Ex-Model Who Killed and Ate Hubby Seeks Parole

A former model who killed, cooked and ate her husband 20 years ago will make a bid for freedom next week.


CIA operative charged in parking spot fight

A CIA contractor freed by Pakistani authorities after the families of two men he killed in a shootout agreed to accept a $2.34 million "blood money" payment was charged Saturday after authorities said he got into a fight over a shopping center par...

NYPD warns women against wearing skirts

John Noel NBC New York 01.10.2011
NYPD warns women against wearing skirts

Women in a Brooklyn neighborhood on edge over a spate of sex attacks are being told by police that wearing skirts and dresses might not be a good idea.


Osama bin Laden's bodyguard freed by Pakistan

Rob Crilly, Ashfaq Yusufzai and Dean Nelson Telegraph 29.09.2011
Osama bin Laden's bodyguard freed by Pakistan

Pakistan has freed a senior al-Qaeda commander, who served as a bodyguard to Osama bin Laden, according to a senior security source, raising fresh questions about the country's commitment to tackling terrorism.

Bag of Severed Heads Left Near Mexican School

Greg Wilson NBC Miami 29.09.2011
Bag of Severed Heads Left Near Mexican School

Five severed heads were left in a bag near a Mexican primary school, the latest example of the ruthless violence plaguing the country.


Florida Teen Murder Suspect Says She's a Vampire

Greg Wilson NBC Miami 28.09.2011
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An 18-year-old Florida girl accused of helping lure a 16-year-old boy into a fatal trap says she's a vampire who has drunk the blood of her boyfriend.

96-year-old Florida woman, Amanda Rice Stevenson, arrested for fatally shooting nephew

A 96-year-old wheelchair-bound Florida woman went on a rampage, fatally shooting her nephew with a .357 Magnum, cops said.


16-year-old shot in eye looking through front door peephole

Three men were arrested after a 16-year-old boy was reportedly shot in the eye while looking through the peephole of his front door, leaving him fighting for life.

Cemetery Worker Stole Guitar From Casket

The Smoking Gun 27.09.2011
Cemetery Worker Stole Guitar From Casket

A Wisconsin cemetery worker allegedly removed a valuable Fender guitar from the casket of a 67-year-old Army veteran who died last week and had told family members that he wanted to be buried with the instrument, which was his “pride and joy,” acc...


Kuwait court jails tweeter for insulting Shiites

A Kuwaiti court on Sunday sentenced a Sunni Islamist activist to three months in jail for writing remarks on his Twitter account deemed derogatory to Shiite Muslims, a legal source said.

Police find decapitated body of Mexico newspaper editor

The editor of a Mexican newspaper was found dead, her body decapitated and with a note next to it, officials said. Maria Elizabeth Macias Castro, 39, was the editor in chief of the newspaper, Primera Hora.


US lawyer nabbed in Hong Kong over embezzling $2.5 million

A lawyer who fled the United States after allegedly embezzling $2.5 million from a client faces extradition after being arrested in Hong Kong, legal officials said Friday.

Jaycee Lee Dugard Files Suit Against U.S. Government for 18-year Captivity

A girl held captive for 18 years, enduring horrific abuse and neglect, filed a complaint against the United States Government. The complaint filed on behalf of Jaycee Lee Dugard does not seek a specific amount for the circumstances she endured, bu...


Transportation Security Administration official charged in fatal stabbing of fellow worker

One of the top federal Transportation Security Administration officials in the state of Mississippi has been arrested in connection with the killing of TSA worker Stacey Wright.

'Stingray' Phone Tracker Fuels Constitutional Clash...

JENNIFER VALENTINO-DEVRIES The Wall Street Journal 23.09.2011
'Stingray' Phone Tracker Fuels Constitutional Clash...

For more than a year, federal authorities pursued a man they called simply "the Hacker." Only after using a little known cellphone-tracking device—a stingray—were they able to zero in on a California home and make the arrest.


'Cross-Dressing' Jamaican Drug Lord Begs U.S. Judge for Mercy

A "cross-dressing" Jamaican drug lord extradited to New York after a month-long gun battle with police that killed at least 70 people has asked for leniency in a letter that begins, "Good day to you, Sir," and cites his support of community jambor...

Georgia executes inmate; supporters claim injustice

Defiant until the end, Troy Davis was executed Wednesday night for the murder of an off-duty police officer. He convinced hundreds of thousands of people around the world, but not a single court, that he was innocent.


White supremacist executed for Texas dragging

White supremacist gang member Lawrence Russell Brewer was executed Wednesday evening for the infamous dragging death slaying of James Byrd Jr., a black man from East Texas.

Feds Probe Possible Arabic-Type Markings On Southwest Jets

Federal agencies were working with Southwest Airlines on Thursday to determine who has been vandalizing their aircraft with mysterious markings.



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