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NEW YORK -- Police brass in the Bronx were not concerned with whether patrol officers were saving lives or helping people, they were focused on...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- A former Maryland county executive serving a sentence for misconduct has made special requests for Cheerios, skim milk, bananas and orange juice....
PHILADELPHIA -- A jury weighing murder charges against a Philadelphia abortion provider heard grim testimony about unorthodox procedures used on inner-city clinic patients. Dr. Kermit...
PONTIAC, Mich. -- Calling her mother a "monster," Jennifer Hoffman said the 75-year-old woman deserves to be in prison for fatally shooting her teen son...
AKRON, Ohio -- Jurors who convicted a self-styled Ohio preacher for killing three men lured with Craigslist job offers must return to consider his sentence....
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- To law enforcement agencies, the disappearance of a Missouri woman and her young daughter for four days had all the markings...
Another sentencing, another mug shot for Lindsay Lohan. She escaped serving jail time, instead being booked and then released, but the good news for us...
LONDON -- British police say a post-mortem examination has not provided "obvious natural causes" for the death of a 23-year-old assistant to artist David Hockney....
DENVER — The head of the Colorado Department of Corrections was shot and killed when he answered the front door of his home, and police...
MINNEAPOLIS — Federal prosecutors say they've weakened a violent American Indian gang known for terrorizing people in the Upper Midwest now that an alleged leader...
GAINESVILLE, Ga. — An Atlanta man has pleaded not guilty to charges in the boating collision death of music star Usher's 11-year-old stepson. The Times...
The Arizona attorney prosecuting Jodi Arias in her first-degree murder trial attacked the credibility of test results that a psychologist claims show Arias suffers from...
HAWTHORNE, Nev. -- A mortar shell explosion killed at least seven Marines and injured several more during mountain warfare training in Nevada's high desert, prompting...
A missing Colorado teen's car was found in Venice, Calif. with some of her belongings and the belongings of others, according to an update posted...
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The ruddy-cheeked, camouflage-clad boy in the photo smiles out from behind a pair of glasses, proudly holding a gun his father gave him as a...
GALLATIN, Tenn. -- A jury found a 26-year-old Tennessee woman guilty of murder Tuesday in the 2011 smothering deaths of her newborn twins. The jury...
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- A student at Salem International University in West Virginia who tried to get creative by using a fake bomb in an English...
The come-on was irresistible. It was 2010 and rumors began swirling that Facebook was about to issue shares in an initial public offering, one of...
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PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad -- The host of a popular crime show in Trinidad received a fine but no jail time Tuesday for airing a video of...
You need to stop using the "wives, sisters, daughters" argument when you are talking to people defending the Steubenville rapists. Or any rapists. Or anyone who commits any kind of crime, violent or otherwise, against a woman. In case you're unfamiliar with this line of rhetoric, it's the one that goes like this: You should stop defending the rapists and start caring about the victim. Imagine if she was your sister, or your daughter, or your wife. What you are actually doing is perpetuating rape culture by advancing the idea that a woman is only valuable in so much as she is loved or valued by a man.