New York school forced Muslim boy to watch friends eat while fasting for Ramadan as punishment: Complaint
New York school forced Muslim boy to watch friends eat while fasting for Ramadan as punishment: Complaint

The boy's mother accused the school of discrimination saying they decorated the premises on Easter and Hannukkah, but refused to do so for Ramadan

Two-year-old girl crushed to death in front of siblings as AC unit falls on her stroller from eighth floor
Two-year-old girl crushed to death in front of siblings as AC unit falls on her stroller from eighth floor

Crystal Miroho was killed when her mother and two of her siblings, aged 5 and 7, were on their way back home.

American teacher found tied up, tortured and strangled to death in Dominican Republic after apparent robbery
American teacher found tied up, tortured and strangled to death in Dominican Republic after apparent robbery

Patricia Ann Anton, 63, was working as a teacher when she was found dead inside her home which is located in the province of Puerto Plata on Tuesday, November 12

'The Preppy Murder': Was Robert Chambers a rapist-murderer or a sexual assault victim who acted in self-defense?
'The Preppy Murder': Was Robert Chambers a rapist-murderer or a sexual assault victim who acted in self-defense?

Robert Emmet Chambers, Jr., who was convicted for killing a woman, let the investigators videotape his confession where he claimed that the woman had sexually assaulted him first. 

Former NBA All-Star says Hong Kong police should crackdown on protesters: If it was America 'the police would shoot to kill'
Former NBA All-Star says Hong Kong police should crackdown on protesters: If it was America 'the police would shoot to kill'

The former 1988 All-Star member James Donaldson said Houston Rockets manager Daryl Morey's tweet supporting the movement was "crazy" and "ridiculous" before claiming "the vast majority of Americans are totally ignorant about the ways of the world"

Two New Jersey dogs, including three-month-old pit bull, ruthlessly burned with blowtorch
Two New Jersey dogs, including three-month-old pit bull, ruthlessly burned with blowtorch

According to the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, a 3-month-old pit bull named Tyler and a second unidentified dog were burned "a week ago" in the city of Paterson, located northwest of New York City.

Four-year-old girl brutally killed by caretaker who was her biological mother's 'godsister'
Four-year-old girl brutally killed by caretaker who was her biological mother's 'godsister'

According to the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, 38-year-old Samilya Brown was charged with murder, endangering the welfare of a child and related charges in connection with the October 30 death of little Zya Singleton.

Horror mom who beat and starved her seven adopted children for YouTube videos dies during trial
Horror mom who beat and starved her seven adopted children for YouTube videos dies during trial

Machelle Hobson forced her children to take part in clips for her "Fantastic Adventures" channel and allegedly beat, starved, and pepper-sprayed them so they would adhere to her demands.

Parents caged five-year-old son, tortured him with pliers and killed him by pouring boiling water over him
Parents caged five-year-old son, tortured him with pliers and killed him by pouring boiling water over him

The murder charges against Azlin Arujunah and Ridzuan Mega Abdul Rahman, both 27, dictate a mandatory death penalty, or life imprisonment with caning.

South Carolina teen who killed dad before shooting up elementary school tried to escape prison by 'digging hole in cell'
South Carolina teen who killed dad before shooting up elementary school tried to escape prison by 'digging hole in cell'

During the rampage, Jesse Osborne, 17, wounded six-year-old Jacob Hall, who died three days later from a bullet wound to the leg. Another student and a teacher were also shot at, but they managed to survive.

Matthew Williams who killed gay couple in 1999 could have lashed out due to fear over his own sexuality
Matthew Williams who killed gay couple in 1999 could have lashed out due to fear over his own sexuality

Matthew and Tyler Williams had grown up in a strictly religious background and the idea that homosexuality was a sin had been drilled into the boys.

Ohio woman arrested for murder of pizza delivery driver in 2012 after luring her to a closed business with bogus order
Ohio woman arrested for murder of pizza delivery driver in 2012 after luring her to a closed business with bogus order

The victim, Ashely Biggs, was the ex-girlfriend of arrested Erica Stefanko's ex-husband Chad Cobb, who was nabbed in 2012 for strangling her to death with a four-foot-long zip tie.

Homophobic Nevada father allegedly shot 14-year-old son dead after finding out he was gay and had a boyfriend
Homophobic Nevada father allegedly shot 14-year-old son dead after finding out he was gay and had a boyfriend

Wendell Melton, the father and accused murderer of Giovanni Melton, appeared in a Nevada court last week – just days after the two year anniversary of Giovanni’s death.

Taylor Rose Williams case: Missing Florida girl's remains found in wooded area, mother tries to kill herself after becoming prime suspect
Taylor Rose Williams case: Missing Florida girl's remains found in wooded area, mother tries to kill herself after becoming prime suspect

Briana Williams, a US Navy Petty Officer, has been named person of interest in the case and charged with giving false information to investigators.

Security guard raped teenage girls he caught shoplifting in exchange for not telling their parents or police
Security guard raped teenage girls he caught shoplifting in exchange for not telling their parents or police

Zia Uddin was found guilty of rape and four counts of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity and will be sentenced on November 19.

Serial rapist kidnapped girls as young as 11 off the streets, telling one he 'wanted to make her rape a child'
Serial rapist kidnapped girls as young as 11 off the streets, telling one he 'wanted to make her rape a child'

Joseph McCann is facing 37 charges in connection to his crimes, including seven counts of rape and seven counts of kidnapping.

Mother strangles two teenage sons to death after bid to poison her four children fails: 'I gave you life, I can take it away'
Mother strangles two teenage sons to death after bid to poison her four children fails: 'I gave you life, I can take it away'

Sarah Barrass, 35, has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder, as well as conspiracy to murder, and five counts of attempted murder

Arkansas mom who starved newborn son arrested after infant daughter is found dead with child seat buckle 'in her throat'
Arkansas mom who starved newborn son arrested after infant daughter is found dead with child seat buckle 'in her throat'

Summer Rose Kazzee, 22, has been charged with negligent homicide in connection to the death and will be arraigned in Garland County District Court on November 18.

Iowa teen dad who killed infant daughter by shaking her so violently that it shattered her skull sentenced to 100 years
Iowa teen dad who killed infant daughter by shaking her so violently that it shattered her skull sentenced to 100 years

Jayden Straight pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder, three counts of willful injury, and two counts of child endangerment in connection to the horrific murder.

Madeleine McCann's parents 'shocked' as troll pretends to be their missing daughter, mocks them for eating out
Madeleine McCann's parents 'shocked' as troll pretends to be their missing daughter, mocks them for eating out

Kate and Gerry McCann, both 51, were photographed by the troll as they made a rare trip out to Beijing Banquet in Renfrew, near Glasgow, on Saturday night

Texas man held ex-girlfriend, 15, captive for three months, raped her repeatedly, and threatened to murder her family if she left
Texas man held ex-girlfriend, 15, captive for three months, raped her repeatedly, and threatened to murder her family if she left

Trevion Shields has been charged with aggravated kidnapping in connection to the rape and kidnapping of the victim and is being held on a $100,000 bond.

Drunk American tourist launches racist tirade at female restaurant owner in Thailand, brags about raping children
Drunk American tourist launches racist tirade at female restaurant owner in Thailand, brags about raping children

Daniel Franckowiak, 46, of Bismarck, North Dakota, was taken into custody on November 5 by authorities in Chiang Mai, Thailand

'You're not a serial killer, right?' New Jersey student's chilling last text to man accused of strangling her to death
'You're not a serial killer, right?' New Jersey student's chilling last text to man accused of strangling her to death

Khalil Wheeler-Weaver, 23, is the primary suspect in the murders of 19-year-old sex worker Robin West, 33-year-old sex worker Joanne Brown, and 20-year-old New Jersey City University student Sarah Butler

Texas man kills mother's pet dog by violently throwing it on the hard floor because she wouldn't let him have sex in her house
Texas man kills mother's pet dog by violently throwing it on the hard floor because she wouldn't let him have sex in her house

On October 24, James Garcia asked his mother if he could bring a woman into the house so he could have sex with her in his bedroom. After his mother denied him permission to do so, he started arguing which lead to Garcia picking up his mother's small dog and hurling it about 18 feet

Atatiana Jefferson's father dies of heart attack weeks after she was fatally shot in her home by Texas police officer
Atatiana Jefferson's father dies of heart attack weeks after she was fatally shot in her home by Texas police officer

Atatiana had been playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew and so was up late. Officer Aaron Dean's (pictured) bodycam footage showed he had never identified himself as a law enforcement officer and had fired less than a second after yelling for Atatiana to show her hands

10-year-old girl is eight months pregnant after she was raped by her 15-year-old brother
10-year-old girl is eight months pregnant after she was raped by her 15-year-old brother

The mother of the unnamed girl discovered the shocking fact after she took her daughter to a  local hospital after she started complaining of abdomen and back pains.

Woman kills her dog by violently punching its head after ex-girlfriend rejects her advances: 'I punched the dog because I couldn't punch her'
Woman kills her dog by violently punching its head after ex-girlfriend rejects her advances: 'I punched the dog because I couldn't punch her'

25-year-old Natasha Brown, of Stanley, County Durham, picked up her pet terrier and attacked it in an alcohol- and drug-fueled rage.

Man who dunked his girlfriend's head in pan of hot cooking oil sentenced to 2 years in prison
Man who dunked his girlfriend's head in pan of hot cooking oil sentenced to 2 years in prison

Freddie McPherson pleaded guilty to charges of controlling or coercive behavior in an intimate relationship, three counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and two counts of common assault.

Kansas dad charged as cops rescue four-year-old son locked in bedroom filled with urine and feces
Kansas dad charged as cops rescue four-year-old son locked in bedroom filled with urine and feces

Blayke Anthony Reynolds has now been charged with three felonies, including aggravated child endangerment.

Louisiana judge offers teen rape victim $150,000 from assaulter in exchange for lesser sentence
Louisiana judge offers teen rape victim $150,000 from assaulter in exchange for lesser sentence

The victim, who had asked the judge to give him at least 16 years in prison, declined the offer.

Man who sexually assaulted woman and then blamed her for 'not covering up' found guilty
Man who sexually assaulted woman and then blamed her for 'not covering up' found guilty

Richard Duncan, 42, was found guilty of sexual assault at a Dublin court and will be sentenced next year.

Virginia doctor who 'unnecessarily' removed uterus, tied fallopian tubes of patients without consent arrested
Virginia doctor who 'unnecessarily' removed uterus, tied fallopian tubes of patients without consent arrested

A hospital employee, who first suspected 69-year-old Javaid Perwaiz, tipped off the FBI about his alleged malpractice.

Drunk man grabs female passenger's crotch on American Airlines flight forcing plane to divert and make an emergency landing
Drunk man grabs female passenger's crotch on American Airlines flight forcing plane to divert and make an emergency landing

James Clayton Cholewinski-Boy, 32, was charged with abusive sexual contact of a female passenger 'as a result of his alleged actions on the plane'.

Father who hanged four children using school belts to get back at wife for alleged affair gets four life sentences
Father who hanged four children using school belts to get back at wife for alleged affair gets four life sentences

Handing down the punishment, the judge said 44-year-old Sibusiso Mpugose's actions were 'horrendous and inhumane'

NY woman, 26, who sent threatening messages to 2-year-old girl with skin disorder charged with hate crime
NY woman, 26, who sent threatening messages to 2-year-old girl with skin disorder charged with hate crime

Krista Sewell is said to have embarked on a campaign of hate that involved targeting toddler Anna Riley

Texas teacher seen kicking 16-year-old special needs students and stomping on her neck in horrifying video
Texas teacher seen kicking 16-year-old special needs students and stomping on her neck in horrifying video

Tiffani Shadell Lankford, 32, who worked as a substitute at Lehman High School, was charged with aggravated assault after the incident

Mexico Mormon Massacre: 'Hero' boy, 13, who walked 14 miles to save siblings, says his mom screamed 'get right down'
Mexico Mormon Massacre: 'Hero' boy, 13, who walked 14 miles to save siblings, says his mom screamed 'get right down'

Devin Langford walked to the community base after covering his wounded siblings with branches when drug cartel hitmen ambushed their convoy.

Queens man who stabbed his bartender wife to death 'was jealous of her crush on an actor', say friends
Queens man who stabbed his bartender wife to death 'was jealous of her crush on an actor', say friends

Dineshwar Budhidat had married Donne Dojoy in July 2019 but attacked her in their Queens apartment in August, prompting Dojoy to move out in October. He killed Dojoy on November 8, 2019, when she dropped by for a visit.

Girl,11, uses phone to record herself being sexually abused by priest after parishoners refused to believe her
Girl,11, uses phone to record herself being sexually abused by priest after parishoners refused to believe her

Father Michele Mottola was arrested this week when the footage was broadcast on a current affairs show in Italy.

Woman admits to being paid $2900 to live-stream footage of her abusing a young girl for three years
Woman admits to being paid $2900 to live-stream footage of her abusing a young girl for three years

According to a release by the National Crime Agency, 33-year-old Christine Callaghan, from Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, streamed the abuse she was paid to do via Skype. 

Florida woman caught trying to drown her cat in a drain says she was 'taking it to Jesus'
Florida woman caught trying to drown her cat in a drain says she was 'taking it to Jesus'

Just three days after the US Senate voted unanimously to make animal abuse a federal crime, 37-year-old Amanda Goodwin was caught holding a cat in a drain.

Mexico Mormon massacre: Victims of drug cartel attack were taken out of the car and shot at point-blank range
Mexico Mormon massacre: Victims of drug cartel attack were taken out of the car and shot at point-blank range

Nine Americans were killed in the brutal shooting in Mexico, including three women and six children. The victims were from a small Mormon community, an offshoot of the Mormon church in Utah, at the Mexico border and had been traveling in three SUVs.

Historian, 63, dragged from river with severed arms of student lover, 24, in his bag before her head was found at his home
Historian, 63, dragged from river with severed arms of student lover, 24, in his bag before her head was found at his home

The 63-year-old historian 'accidentally killed her' when they got into an argument says the police report based on the man's confessions. He was dragged out of the freezing icy Moyka River early on November 9 morning.

Two Disney theme park workers and former assistant principal among 17 arrested in Florida child porn sting
Two Disney theme park workers and former assistant principal among 17 arrested in Florida child porn sting

At least one of the suspects was accused of trying to arrange a sexual encounter with a 13-year-old girl he had contacted on Facebook Messenger. He was arrested at a park where he had allegedly come to meet her. In total, the men arrested face  624 felony charges.

Queens man stabs newlywed wife to death, texts her cousin to tell her he's killing himself next
Queens man stabs newlywed wife to death, texts her cousin to tell her he's killing himself next

According to their family, Budhidat and his wife did not live together and had issues in their marriage.

Missing Atlanta University student Alexis Crawford found dead as 21-year-old roommate and her boyfriend are charged with murder
Missing Atlanta University student Alexis Crawford found dead as 21-year-old roommate and her boyfriend are charged with murder

Prior to her disappearance, Alexis Crawford had filed a complaint against her roommate's boyfriend, for unwanted kissing and touching Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields said in a statement.

Girl, 14, in custody after well-known animal rescuer is found dead, tied to his bed with gashes on his chest
Girl, 14, in custody after well-known animal rescuer is found dead, tied to his bed with gashes on his chest

Based on the surveillance footage obtained from the scene of the crime, the suspect - yet to be identified - is seen walking through victim Albert Chernoff's living room, washing their hands in the kitchen sink and browsing through his freezer and refrigerator before heading out of his home.

Male nanny, 30, faces 690 years in prison after being charged with abusing 17 boys in California, including one as young as two
Male nanny, 30, faces 690 years in prison after being charged with abusing 17 boys in California, including one as young as two

In May 2019, a couple from Laguna Beach had reported to the local police that Matthew Antonio Zakrzewski who was their manny had touched their 8-year-old son inappropriately and that they were 'concerned for the safety of their son and potentially other children'.

6-year-old boy screamed his mother was trying to kill him as she stabbed him over 25 times before cops shot and killed her
6-year-old boy screamed his mother was trying to kill him as she stabbed him over 25 times before cops shot and killed her

In the 911 call, made around 12.10 pm on October 21, Winston Lee Xavier Brandon, 6,  screamed that his mother was trying to kill him. Police arrived on the scene to find Winston covered in blood and his mother, Claudia Nadia Rodriguez, naked on the ground.