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Mom arrested after video appears to show her dunking infant headfirst into water

Griffin Police have filed charges against a mother after a disturbing video appearing to show a person putting her 5-month-old child headfirst into water circulated on social media. Griffin Police confirmed the arrest Wednesday of 27-year-old Laquanda Lenea Mosley. A Griffin Police spokesperson said...

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Two people were arrested Tuesday afternoon in Pueblo County after firefighters and police responded to a fire, which allegedly was sparked by butane hash oil production.

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Shoplifter goes on epic ‘beer run’

A man in Texas was caught on surveillance video going on an epic beer run after swiping five cases of Bud Light from a convenience store, cops said. The sudsy suspect walked into a Murphy’s Express in Arlington, Texas and picked up the pile of beer before bolting for the door, according to police....

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Cardi B DENIES New Single Is About Nicki Minaj!

Cardi B is OVER the BS! On Wednesday, TMZ ran a story about the Bodak Yellow rapper dissing Nicki Minaj in new music following their dramatic fight at a New York Fashion Week party. Related: No Police Reports Filed By Nicki Or Cardi After The Altercation According to the report, […] The post Cardi...

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The justice department's findings mark the first time in nearly five years of monitoring tied to the police department's interactions with the Latino community that it has been found in "substantial compliance."

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California teen baked grandfather’s ashes into sugar cookies: police

Davis Police Lt. Paul Doroshov said the students are unlikely to be charged with a crime, even if one can be found that would apply.

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In alleged plot to kill witness, cops say suspects used codes like 'Chuck E. Cheese' for a suspected 'rat'

Investigators say they heard 5 suspects talking about killing a witness In the criminal justice world, suspects who cooperate with police are often referred to by fellow suspects as "rats." But in a recent case of several suspects charged with conspiring to kill a witness, the suspects called their...


Cabbie charged with harassing ‘cop rape’ victim who said he stalked her

A cabbie was charged Wednesday with harassing a Brooklyn teen a month after charges he had stalked her were dropped. The victim, who goes by the pseudonym Anna Chambers, told police that Robert Melander has called her 50 times, including one occasion during which he pleasured himself while talking...

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Judge who told rape victim to 'close your legs' defends himself in court

John F. Russo Jr., family court judge in Ocean County, is facing four counts of judicial misconduct. He had a chance to defend himself on Wednesday. A family court judge in Ocean County testified Wednesday that when he told an alleged rape victim during a hearing that she could have avoided forced...


'Nightmare' epidemic continues to kill Jersey Shore raccoons

The disease, which usually affects dogs, has killed between 40 and 45 raccoons over the last few weeks. An epidemic of what officials believe is canine distemper is continuing to kill off raccoons in three Ocean County towns with no end in sight. The disease, which usually affects dogs, has killed...


New accusation of police wrongdoing in Harvey Weinstein case

NEW YORK >> The sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein was roiled Wednesday for the second time in a week by what New York City prosecutors said was a police detective’s improper conduct.

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Murder Victim's Mom Brings Ashes to Court to Urge Max Sentence for Killer in 'Outrageous' Slaying

A Bozeman, Montana, man was sentenced to 105 years in prison on Monday for hitting his wife in the head with a cast iron frying pan and slitting her throat during an alcohol-fueled argument after a New Year’s Eve party last year, multiple news outlets report. Court records show that, in a plea...

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Grieving Woman Speaks Out After Writing Moving Obituary for Sister Who Died from Drug Addiction

A Vermont woman’s moving obituary has made its way around the Internet, prompting social media users everywhere to think about the painful struggle of drug addiction. But the woman’s sister says the attention is bittersweet as the family continues to cope with the heartbreaking loss. Madelyn...

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‘Golfcart Gail’ Calls Police On Black Man Watching Son’s Soccer Match

The Florida woman was dubbed 'Golfcart Gail' after pictures and videos of the incident were shared online.

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Golf: Fundraisers, local tournaments

Antioch Mayor’s Golf Tournament: Oct. 19 at Lone Tree Golf Course. 1 p.m. shotgun start. $135 per golfer with sponsorships still available. Proceeds benefit five groups: First tee of Contra Costa, Antioch Police Activities League, Antioch Sports Legends, Antioch Senior Center & Lone Tree Youth...

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Police: Student gunman kills 19 at school in Crimea

It wasn't clear what prompted Vladislav Roslyakov, described as a shy loner, to go on the rampage. A security camera image carried by Russian media showed him calmly walking down the stairs of the school in the Black Sea city of Kerch, the shotgun in his gloved hand.

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An attorney representing a motorist on trial for dragging a Suffolk police officer during a traffic stop asked a judge to declare a mistrial Wednesday, saying Suffolk prosecutors failed to promptly turn over records he said would have helped his client.

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Police say California teen baked grandfather’s ashes into cookies

A high school student mixed her cremated grandfather’s ashes into homemade sugar cookies and shared them with several classmates, police in Northern California said Wednesday.

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Elected official (who's a lawyer) got a referral fee for telling cop to sue his own town

Haddon Township commissioner Paul Dougherty pleaded guilty Wednesday. Dougherty. (Cortese AG Office)  A Haddon Township elected official pleaded guilty Wednesday to a criminal charge for steering a disgruntled employee to a lawyer who successfully sued his own municipal government -- and accepting...