Woman sends sexually explicit photos of daughters aged 3, 5 and 7 to married pedophile lover, escapes jail time
Woman sends sexually explicit photos of daughters aged 3, 5 and 7 to married pedophile lover, escapes jail time

The crimes came to light after the mom went to the police to complain that she was being blackmailed over the pics by the pedophile's wife

Amber Alert issued for missing 4-year-old Texas boy, police say he could be abducted by his mother
Amber Alert issued for missing 4-year-old Texas boy, police say he could be abducted by his mother

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Marsdan Ellis Harp has been advised to call 911

California McDonald's employees save woman from abusive partner after she mouths 'help me' at drive-thru window
California McDonald's employees save woman from abusive partner after she mouths 'help me' at drive-thru window

The police have charged the suspect, Eduardo Valenzuela, with criminal threats, possessing stolen property and being a felon in possession of a firearm

Colorado daycare owner who kept 26 children behind 'false wall' in basement without water arrested
Colorado daycare owner who kept 26 children behind 'false wall' in basement without water arrested

Carla Faith has been charged with two counts of misdemeanor child abuse and one felony count of trying to influence a public servant

Florida woman, 26, tries duping her elderly husband of $1 million by forging checks in his name
Florida woman, 26, tries duping her elderly husband of $1 million by forging checks in his name

Lina Helena Halfon, an Israeli immigrant, has been charged with money laundering, organized fraud, and exploitation of an elderly person and is held in jail on a $1 million bond

Muggers brutally beat up New York City man over $1 on Christmas Eve leaving him in critical condition
Muggers brutally beat up New York City man over $1 on Christmas Eve leaving him in critical condition

Surveillance video released by the NYPD shows suspects punching the victim in the head, stomping on him and slamming a garbage bin on his head

Phil Spector seen sporting goatee, shaved head in mugshot 10 years after being convicted of murdering actress
Phil Spector seen sporting goatee, shaved head in mugshot 10 years after being convicted of murdering actress

The 79-year-old, who is serving 19 years for the 2003 murder, had claimed that the actress tried to 'kiss the gun' before it inadvertently went off

Man stabs Philadelphia mom to death in front of six children on Christmas morning, teen son survives injuries
Man stabs Philadelphia mom to death in front of six children on Christmas morning, teen son survives injuries

One of the children had taken the murder weapon, a butcher knife, and hidden it in a second-floor bedroom so the suspect would not stab anyone else

Man arrested in connection with the killing of 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard's brother and one more person
Man arrested in connection with the killing of 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard's brother and one more person

In the incident that took place on Saturday, December 21, during a bar fight in Nashville, Paul Trapeni III, 21, and Clayton Beathard were stabbed to death. 

Ohio boy, 10, subjected to 'extreme abuse' by father on daily basis for last 4 years dies, three arrested
Ohio boy, 10, subjected to 'extreme abuse' by father on daily basis for last 4 years dies, three arrested

Three people - the victim's father Al-Mutahan McLean, his fiancée Amanda Lee Hinze and Hinze's sister Jennifer Ebert - have been charged over the boy's death. 

Air Force veteran working as grocery store clerk shoots and kills robber who pistol-whipped him
Air Force veteran working as grocery store clerk shoots and kills robber who pistol-whipped him

Mark Kasbrowicz's quick-thinking ensured one of the robbers did not walk out of the store alive.

Pedophile doc gets just 1 year in jail for sexually abusing 18-yr-old he had been treating since she was a baby
Pedophile doc gets just 1 year in jail for sexually abusing 18-yr-old he had been treating since she was a baby

The girl inspired 23 more victims to speak up against Ernesto Torres, 69, who is accused of abusing children throughout his 30-year career. He is now charged with 65 sexual crimes

Heidi Broussard case: Fiancé of Texas mom was in shock as he watched police find her body in car trunk on live TV
Heidi Broussard case: Fiancé of Texas mom was in shock as he watched police find her body in car trunk on live TV

Magen Fieramusca, a long-time friend of Heidi Broussard, has been charged with two counts of kidnapping and one count of tampering with a corpse

Colorado man robs bank, throws cash in the air while shouting 'Merry Christmas', then waits for cops at Starbucks
Colorado man robs bank, throws cash in the air while shouting 'Merry Christmas', then waits for cops at Starbucks

David Wayne Oliver, 65, threatened the teller at Colorado Springs Academy Bank saying he has a gun in his pocket, and then handed over his bag to load cash

Nebraska father pleads no contest to having sex with and marrying biological daughter
Nebraska father pleads no contest to having sex with and marrying biological daughter

Travis Fieldgrove, 39, was already sentenced to two years behind bars over similar charges in a neighboring county

West Virginia pedophile mom, who sexually assaulted girl aged 5-6 and filmed abuse, faces 300 years in jail
West Virginia pedophile mom, who sexually assaulted girl aged 5-6 and filmed abuse, faces 300 years in jail

Elizabeth Haway, 42, pleaded guilty to seven charges, including sexual assault, sexual abuse and incest on Monday.

Transgender beauty queen sues United States of America Pageant after being rejected for not being 'natural born female'
Transgender beauty queen sues United States of America Pageant after being rejected for not being 'natural born female'

The pageant's rule limits competition to "natural born female", which Anita Green alleges is a form of gender discrimination. 

Florida teacher arrested after 15-year-old student records video of their sex romp on his phone and hands it to police
Florida teacher arrested after 15-year-old student records video of their sex romp on his phone and hands it to police

Florida English teacher Desiree Cartin Rodriguez was charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious assault on a child and is held on $7,500 bond per the jail records. 

Indiana stepdad filmed 100 videos of himself suffocating and beating toddler who almost died from the horrific abuse
Indiana stepdad filmed 100 videos of himself suffocating and beating toddler who almost died from the horrific abuse

Christopher Keller, the toddler's stepfather has been jailed for 64 years after proof of him abusing his ex-wife's 18-month-old son.

Pedophile fatally poisons 9-year-old girl with chloroform while sexually assaulting her: 'He was probably trying to knock her out'
Pedophile fatally poisons 9-year-old girl with chloroform while sexually assaulting her: 'He was probably trying to knock her out'

Jeffrey Beagley is facing multiple charges related to the nine-year-old's death and multiple child sex charges following police finding thousands of pornographic images and videos in his possession during their investigation

Indiana mother charged with neglect after 5-year-old son gets stuck in running washing machine
Indiana mother charged with neglect after 5-year-old son gets stuck in running washing machine

Instead of calling 911 for immediate help, 30-year-old Heather Oliver called up the child's father and asked him to rush back home from work

Washington man who fatally shot wife and pets sent tweets thanking NRA and Trump for making the crime 'super easy'
Washington man who fatally shot wife and pets sent tweets thanking NRA and Trump for making the crime 'super easy'

Kevin Heimsoth shot and killed his wife, an elementary school principal, their two pets, and then tweeted the NRA, Donald Trump, and Mitch McConnell before shooting himself

Indiana woman who injected feces into son's IV bag several times during cancer treatment gets 7-year jail term
Indiana woman who injected feces into son's IV bag several times during cancer treatment gets 7-year jail term

The 44-year-old mother used a syringe to inject fecal matter into her 15-year-old son's IV several times between November 13 and 17 in 2016 which, according to court documents, constituted her knowingly placing him "in a situation that endangered the dependent's life or health"

Susan Smith let her kids drown in 1994 and now mourns their death: 'She cries for her children every Christmas'
Susan Smith let her kids drown in 1994 and now mourns their death: 'She cries for her children every Christmas'

An unidentified police source says Susan Smith is a "tortured soul" and "the holidays fill her with guilt and regret"

Two women sue Frontier Airlines, claim staff didn't help them after they were sexually assaulted midair
Two women sue Frontier Airlines, claim staff didn't help them after they were sexually assaulted midair

The airline employees did not help them collect evidence nor did they alert the police, according to the women.

Missing Idaho children's mom and stepdad were involved in a cult, says their aunt: 'I pray that they’re okay'
Missing Idaho children's mom and stepdad were involved in a cult, says their aunt: 'I pray that they’re okay'

Tylee Ryan, 17, and 7-year-old Joshua ‘JJ’ Vallow have not been seen since September. After they were questioned about the missing children, their mother, Lori Vallow, and step-father, Chad Daybell, disappeared from their home on November 26

Drug lord El Chapo's son gives away cars, gifts and food to locals at Christmas party in Mexico: Reports
Drug lord El Chapo's son gives away cars, gifts and food to locals at Christmas party in Mexico: Reports

An Instagram account showed videos of the bash where 10 cars, including SUVs and sedans, were lined up as giveaways

Priest, 77, accused of 'spiritual abuse' as victims allege they endured naked beatings, ice baths and massages
Priest, 77, accused of 'spiritual abuse' as victims allege they endured naked beatings, ice baths and massages

Rev Jonathan Fletcher, 77, who is a priest in the Church of England, was banned from preaching after allegations emerged that he was abusive.

Arkansas boy, 19, murders mother while father helps him cover it up; voicemail conversation exposed duo
Arkansas boy, 19, murders mother while father helps him cover it up; voicemail conversation exposed duo

Carson Gregory Glover, 19, and his 55-year-old father, William Gregory Glover, spent Christmas at the Pulaski County Jail after investigators found their connection to 54-year-old Sonya Glover's death.

5-year-old autistic boy from Michigan found dead in a pond after going missing from his yard on Christmas
5-year-old autistic boy from Michigan found dead in a pond after going missing from his yard on Christmas

Beau Belson, an autistic child, was last seen at 2:30 pm on December 25 in Six Lakes. The pond where his body was found is located near his grandmother's home in Montcalm County.

Boston mom pushes 2 kids off 9-story building's parking garage roof before jumping to death on Christmas day
Boston mom pushes 2 kids off 9-story building's parking garage roof before jumping to death on Christmas day

Erin Pascal, 40, was named as the woman whose body was found near the sidewalk alongside her two young kids, Allison, 4, and Andrew, 16-months-old.

Illinois boy, 9, charged with murder to be evaluated by experts after he 'started' fire that killed five relatives
Illinois boy, 9, charged with murder to be evaluated by experts after he 'started' fire that killed five relatives

The boy was allegedly responsible for setting a fire in the family's mobile home at Timberline Mobile Home Park on April 6. Most of his family members were wiped out while they were asleep.

Tessa Majors murder: Police release teen suspect in Barnard student's killing
Tessa Majors murder: Police release teen suspect in Barnard student's killing

The teen is one of three youths police believe were involved in the stabbing of 18-year-old Tessa Majors as she walked through Manhattan’s Morningside Park on December 11.

Florida teacher who filmed herself having sex with teenage student told cops 'she was in love with the boy'
Florida teacher who filmed herself having sex with teenage student told cops 'she was in love with the boy'

Authorities were alerted after an employee at the Doral Academy Preparatory School received an anonymous mail. The police spoke to the teenager who alleged that he was in a sexual relationship with Rodriguez

Four terrified children, all under 5, found in Florida home where three were shot dead on Christmas Eve
Four terrified children, all under 5, found in Florida home where three were shot dead on Christmas Eve

The Lakeland Police Department identified the shooter as Leighton Josephs, 30, who shot himself after shooting a woman, 30, and a man, 27, in their Atlanta Avenue home with a handgun

Newlywed, 26, arrested for fraud after she tries to cash $1 million check from 77-year-old husband's account
Newlywed, 26, arrested for fraud after she tries to cash $1 million check from 77-year-old husband's account

26-year-old Lin Helena Halfon was nabbed by the police at the Tampa International Airport earlier this month and has been charged with money laundering, organized fraud and exploitation of an elderly person. 

Alfie Lamb's mom released from prison after 5 months, says ex-boyfriend crushed her son with electric car seat
Alfie Lamb's mom released from prison after 5 months, says ex-boyfriend crushed her son with electric car seat

The 24-year-old was sentenced to 2 years and 9 months in prison for putting her 5-year-old son's life in jeopardy

Texas teen 'strangled' his unwed pregnant sister to death because she was 'an embarrassment to the family'
Texas teen 'strangled' his unwed pregnant sister to death because she was 'an embarrassment to the family'

Viridiana Arevalo, 23, was 8 months pregnant when her brother killed her, dumped her body and made it look like suicide

Parents of 2 missing Idaho kids call themselves 'loving' and 'devoted' after family says they're part of religious cult
Parents of 2 missing Idaho kids call themselves 'loving' and 'devoted' after family says they're part of religious cult

Though the kids went missing in September, their mother and step-dad never reported this to the police

Man dies after California police officer slams his head into car he was mistakenly believed to have stolen
Man dies after California police officer slams his head into car he was mistakenly believed to have stolen

David Glen Ward, 52, was in his own car that he had reported stolen a few days ago; but since he had not reported getting back his vehicle to the police they suspected him to be the thief

Bald eagle dies of gunshot wound in Indiana, officials announce reward to find killer
Bald eagle dies of gunshot wound in Indiana, officials announce reward to find killer

One can face a year in prison and a penalty of $100,000 for possessing, selling, or hunting the birds

Alabama Army veteran serving life for stealing $9 in 1982 wants sentence reconsidered: 'I ain't giving up'
Alabama Army veteran serving life for stealing $9 in 1982 wants sentence reconsidered: 'I ain't giving up'

Willie Simmons, 62, was convicted of first degree robbery and was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole under the state's habitual offender law

911 dispatcher who scolded drowning woman, told her to 'shut up' moments before she died cleared of wrongdoing
911 dispatcher who scolded drowning woman, told her to 'shut up' moments before she died cleared of wrongdoing

According to the Fort Smith Police Department, an internal investigation found that while operator Donna Reneau had violated policy by being rude in an August call with Debbie Stevens shortly before she drowned, she didn't do anything to warrant her termination

5 sentenced to death for Jamal Khashoggi's murder, Saudi crown prince's aides get clean chit
5 sentenced to death for Jamal Khashoggi's murder, Saudi crown prince's aides get clean chit

Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last year by a team of Saudi agents

9-month-old Florida baby drowns in bathtub after mom leaves tap running and goes to sleep with husband in next room
9-month-old Florida baby drowns in bathtub after mom leaves tap running and goes to sleep with husband in next room

The baby was found face down in the water and blue when deputies from the Martin County Sheriff's Office responded to the Hobe Sound residence about 11.30 am on Friday, December 20

Idaho children, 7 and 17, not reported missing by mom and stepdad even though they have not been seen for three months
Idaho children, 7 and 17, not reported missing by mom and stepdad even though they have not been seen for three months

The children, Joshua Vallow, 7, and Tylee Ryan, 17, are believed to be in imminent danger, as per the Rexburg police.

South Carolina paramedic allegedly poisoned his wife with Visine eye drops to collect her $250,000 life insurance
South Carolina paramedic allegedly poisoned his wife with Visine eye drops to collect her $250,000 life insurance

Joshua Lee Hunsucker collected $250,000 after the death of his wife Stacy but his behaviour raised eyebrows and an investigation was launched

Iowa woman ran over 14-year-old schoolgirl because she 'was a Mexican,' police mull charging her with hate crime
Iowa woman ran over 14-year-old schoolgirl because she 'was a Mexican,' police mull charging her with hate crime

The suspect, identified as Nicole Marie Poole Franklin, 42, was charged with attempted murder and police are looking whether the incident can be labeled a hate crime

Man wears underwear to mask face during armed robbery, gets roasted online: 'Looks like he robbed granny’s panty drawer first'
Man wears underwear to mask face during armed robbery, gets roasted online: 'Looks like he robbed granny’s panty drawer first'

The Moberly police department took to Facebook to seek the help of citizens in identifying the criminal, and although they did not mention the underpants on the guy's head in their post, the people who commented were sure to point out the interesting choice of disguise.