Category : News

Woman Beats Common-Law Husband With Stiletto

A Houston woman is accused of attacking her common-law husband with a shoe after she arrived home intoxicated. Sara Jane Soto, 28, is facing a felony aggravated assault charge. When she came home from work on Wednesday, police say that she was obviously drunk. Soto allegedly beat her spouse with… Read More

Ky. Man Tased for Allegedly Stealing Ice Cream

A Kentucky man was taken into police custody on Monday after he allegedly stole a pint of ice cream. Workers alerted police after Donald Doran walked out of a shopping establishment without paying. When law enforcement caught up to the suspect, he ran away. An officer chased after Doran and… Read More

Deaf Man Was Stabbed for Using Sign Language

A man from Burlington, North Carolina stabbed a deaf man multiple times because he thought the victim’s sign language was actually gang signs. The incident happened on Wednesday. Terrance Ervin Daniels, 45, was using sign language to communicate with another deaf man. Robert Jarell Neal, 22, thought the two men… Read More

Man Shoots Roommate During Fight Over Dog

An argument between two roommates turned deadly when one of the men shot the other. The incident happened on Wednesday night at an apartment complex in northwest Houston. Brian Harper, 21, supposedly tried to choke his roommate’s dog. A brawl ensued between Harper and the other man, during which the… Read More

Instructors at Texas AFB Under Investigation

Two Basic Training instructors at an Air Force base in south Texas are under investigation for acts of sexual misconduct that may involve male recruits. The alleged crimes took place at Joint Base San Antonio. According to reports, a male instructor supposedly sexually abused two male cadets. In addition, a… Read More

Boy, 12, Dies From Dehydration, Stepmom Charged

The twin brother of a 12-year-old boy who died in July 2011 from dehydration took the stand on Thursday and testified against his stepmother. Tina Marie Alberson, 44, is charged with felony injury to a child. If convicted, she may be penalized with life in prison. According to the boy’s… Read More

Ex New Orleans Mayor Charged With Corruption

An ex-mayor of New Orleans was indicted by a federal grand jury on Friday on 21 counts of corruption. Ray Nagin, 56, was in office during the devastating events of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He was officially charged with wire fraud, bribery and conspiracy to commit money laundering. The indictment… Read More

2 Men Wanted for Alleged Hate Crime Near UCLA

Police in the Los Angeles area are in pursuit of two male suspects who allegedly committed a hate crime against a student near the campus of UCLA early Friday morning. The victim was walking by himself at 1:30 a.m. when a dark-colored vehicle pulled up beside him. Two men jumped… Read More

Fla. Man Tried to Force Fiancee to Swallow Ring

A Florida man was taken into police custody on Sunday for trying to force his fiancee to swallow her engagement ring because she wanted to move out of their apartment. Faron Thompson, 29, faces battery charges. The victim said she left the ring on the kitchen counter after the couple… Read More

North Texas Teacher Arrested for Hit and Run

A north Texas teacher surrendered to Grand Prairie police on Tuesday for causing a hit and run accident that left a young boy dead. The victim’s mother and sister watched in horror as a car ran a red light and hit John Raidy, 6, as he crossed the street on… Read More

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