Mom charged with assault after she spanked her 9-year-old with wooden spoon for eating meat mixed with tablets for dog
Mom charged with assault after she spanked her 9-year-old with wooden spoon for eating meat mixed with tablets for dog

35-year-old Tania told the court that she panicked and feared that her daughter would get food poisoning. She added that the incident left her very upset

Green Flower Nation: How an educational podcast on cannabis is trying to weed out misconceptions around the controversial plant
Green Flower Nation: How an educational podcast on cannabis is trying to weed out misconceptions around the controversial plant

The podcast, which is Green Flower Media’s brainchild, draws from the network of over 700 cannabis experts and each episode features special guests, including athletes, entrepreneurs, and medical experts.

Sharjah ruler's son Prince Khalid Al Qasimi, 39, found dead in 'drug and sex-fuelled orgy' at his luxury London penthouse: Reports
Sharjah ruler's son Prince Khalid Al Qasimi, 39, found dead in 'drug and sex-fuelled orgy' at his luxury London penthouse: Reports

He was 39 years old and was the creative designer for his brand Qasimi, a high-end luxury fashion house

Namibia gets its 'most famous elephant' killed by trophy hunter to 'generate funds' for communities who felt threatened by it
Namibia gets its 'most famous elephant' killed by trophy hunter to 'generate funds' for communities who felt threatened by it

The hunters were appointed by the government and paid 120,000 Namibian dollars, approximately $847. The Ministry of Environment and Tourism felt it was the best option to deal with a 'problem animal'

Mississippi man charged with killing pregnant woman, near full-term baby after her body is found on the highway
Mississippi man charged with killing pregnant woman, near full-term baby after her body is found on the highway

The 21-year-old soon to be mom had been on her way to show a sonogram to the child's father but then she never returned home.

Living With Freedom | Maurice Caldwell's innocence was a secret everyone knew, and yet he spent 20 years behind bars
Living With Freedom | Maurice Caldwell's innocence was a secret everyone knew, and yet he spent 20 years behind bars

Maurice Caldwell was the son of Donald Ray Caldwell, a man convicted of killing a San Francisco police officer, and it seemed as if everyone was eager to make him pay for his father's sins

Drag queens, ag-gag laws and ex-felons' right to vote: Censorship podcast 'Bleeped' is proof that there are things stranger than true crime
Drag queens, ag-gag laws and ex-felons' right to vote: Censorship podcast 'Bleeped' is proof that there are things stranger than true crime

'Bleeped' is a new documentary podcast about censorship and those who firmly stand up to it. The podcast comes from award-winning podcaster Matthew Billy, who is the man behind 'Between the Liner Notes' — the first podcast ever to win the Newhouse School of Public Communications’ Mirror Award

US soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe's goals are equal pay and LGBT rights, and she's not playing around
US soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe's goals are equal pay and LGBT rights, and she's not playing around

She stands her ground, whether it is soccer or real life. She says it exactly how she sees it and is someone who had to be her own hero. Were she to be anything other than her fiery self, that would be a surprise.

Operation Broken Heart: 51 arrested in Texas after child sex crime ring and 'plot to make babies' is exposed
Operation Broken Heart: 51 arrested in Texas after child sex crime ring and 'plot to make babies' is exposed

The ICAC Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force posed as underage children online in the operation called Operation Broken Heart. The sting operation covered Harris, Fort Bend, and Montgomery counties of the Houston area. Among those arrested many were public employees.

'I'm trying not to be a total pedo': Judge warns woman, 45, who sent sex texts to 14-yr-old, that there will be 'no more licking'
'I'm trying not to be a total pedo': Judge warns woman, 45, who sent sex texts to 14-yr-old, that there will be 'no more licking'

Natalie Cummins, 45, sent sexual messages to a 14-year-old girl, after meeting her in 2017. Cummins sent various suggestive messages to her through Whatsapp and Snapchat and the police were alerted when a friend of the claimant came across the Snaps. 

'Suicidal' mom whose 2-year-old twin girls were found dead in parked minivan charged with murder
'Suicidal' mom whose 2-year-old twin girls were found dead in parked minivan charged with murder

The Long Island woman, 24-year-old Tenia Campbell, who is originally from Medford was charged with two counts of second-degree murder of her two girls, Jasmine and Jaida, Suffolk police said

Woman who was jailed for asking bodybuilder husband to clean the house dumps him for younger cleaner lover
Woman who was jailed for asking bodybuilder husband to clean the house dumps him for younger cleaner lover

Following the traumatic experience, the 58-year-old has ditched Michael and fallen for Tony Mableson, a cleaner, who at 33 is 25 years her junior

Kern County 'Witch Hunt': Survivors of infamous child sex abuse trial still haunted by the horror 35 years later
Kern County 'Witch Hunt': Survivors of infamous child sex abuse trial still haunted by the horror 35 years later

The Kern County DA's office in the 1980s had convicted several dozens of people saying they were responsible for molesting and performing satanic rituals on as many as 60 children. No physical evidence was ever found.

YouTube star Desmond 'Etika' Amofah's death ruled suicide after his body was found in New York's East River
YouTube star Desmond 'Etika' Amofah's death ruled suicide after his body was found in New York's East River

The New York Police Department said that his body was found floating in New York's East River on Tuesday, June 25, half a mile from the place where his belongings were discovered near Manhattan Bridge

Former North Carolina teacher who pleaded guilty to over 12 sex crimes was seen as a 'father figure' by his teen victims
Former North Carolina teacher who pleaded guilty to over 12 sex crimes was seen as a 'father figure' by his teen victims

50-year-old Michael Earl Kelly pleaded guilty to over two dozen sex-related crimes against children. The case, that was investigated by the FBI, found that he had at least 11 victims

Ukrainian truck driver who killed 7 motorcyclists faces deportation; motor vehicle head resigns for failing to terminate his license
Ukrainian truck driver who killed 7 motorcyclists faces deportation; motor vehicle head resigns for failing to terminate his license

ICE has reportedly requested details from his 2017 heroin and cocaine convictions, according to court filings. He was also stopped on suspicion of drunk driving on May 11 in East Windsor, Connecticut and failed a sobriety test

Teen pays tribute to slain St. Louis cop who saved him from fire in 2003: 'I was hoping to meet the guy again one day'
Teen pays tribute to slain St. Louis cop who saved him from fire in 2003: 'I was hoping to meet the guy again one day'

The now 18-year-old KeAndre Colenburg was all of two when he met Langsdorf - and it was the worst possible situation. His house caught on fire in 2003 and his father had to drop him to responding officers below.

Mother-of-15 brutally tortured kids for years and made them watch as she boiled their puppies in a pot, investigation reveals
Mother-of-15 brutally tortured kids for years and made them watch as she boiled their puppies in a pot, investigation reveals

The children told cops that Martha Crouch and her husband Timothy also beat a pregnant daughter so hard she had a miscarriage and beat, stabbed, shot and ran over one of the sons

13-yr-old bully batters New Jersey mom unconscious after attacking her 12-year-old son and telling him to 'go back to Mexico'
13-yr-old bully batters New Jersey mom unconscious after attacking her 12-year-old son and telling him to 'go back to Mexico'

The student verbally assaulted them and when the mother asked him to stop, he punched her and knocked her out. She woke up on a stretcher with a bruised face and a fractured eye socket

Newlywed school teacher who engaged in sexual activities with 15-year-old student arrested in Florida
Newlywed school teacher who engaged in sexual activities with 15-year-old student arrested in Florida

Bradenton police said that the activities of sexual nature between 31-year-old Kassandra Moore and the teen were brought to their notice by Broach School, following which they arrested the teacher

'Ditch the fierce Tiger Mom act, try Panda Parenting instead', says Esther Wojcicki, mother of two of America's wealthiest women
'Ditch the fierce Tiger Mom act, try Panda Parenting instead', says Esther Wojcicki, mother of two of America's wealthiest women

Her daughters are Susan, who is the CEO of YouTube with an estimated fortune of £385 million ($489million), and Anne, the co-founder and CEO of direct-to-consumer DNA testing company 23andMe who is worth £542 million ($689million).

Grieving families pay tearful tribute to victims of Hawaii skydiving plane crash, as FBI begins investigation into plane's airworthiness
Grieving families pay tearful tribute to victims of Hawaii skydiving plane crash, as FBI begins investigation into plane's airworthiness

Friends and families are also sharing their grief over those they lost in what is being called the deadliest civil aviation accident since 2011

Texas mom who fatally ran over 3-year-old son with her SUV twice during game of chicken charged
Texas mom who fatally ran over 3-year-old son with her SUV twice during game of chicken charged

Lexi Stagg is being charged with criminally negligent homicide after her 3-year-old child Lord Renfro was hit and run over by her Lincoln Navigator SUV while she was behind the wheel

James Bulger's killer Jon Venables could be moved to Canada, Australia or New Zealand on taxpayers' money to protect his identity
James Bulger's killer Jon Venables could be moved to Canada, Australia or New Zealand on taxpayers' money to protect his identity

A source reportedly said 'Venables is costing a fortune. The thinking is that it would be cheaper to get rid of him abroad than keep forking out'

Missing Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos planned her own 'disappearance' just like in 'Gone Girl', claims husband's lawyer
Missing Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos planned her own 'disappearance' just like in 'Gone Girl', claims husband's lawyer

Since she went missing, her abandoned car has been found, along with bloody clothes and a video of the ex throwing bags of trash along the highway, some of which contained her blood, but she is nowhere to be found

Woman falls asleep on 90-minute Air Canada flight, wakes up alone locked in a pitch dark plane
Woman falls asleep on 90-minute Air Canada flight, wakes up alone locked in a pitch dark plane

Tiffani Adams was on her way from Toronto, after visiting a friend in Quebec. Her Air Canada flight was short, approximately one-and-a-half hours and she slipped into a nap. Little did she know she would wake up to a nightmare

Robert DeNiro, Martin Sheen, Stephen King make a case against Trump by breaking down Mueller report in new video: 'No one is above the law'
Robert DeNiro, Martin Sheen, Stephen King make a case against Trump by breaking down Mueller report in new video: 'No one is above the law'

The five-and-a-half minute long video starts with DeNiro saying, 'In 2016 the Russian government attacked our democracy' following which Sheen says that Russia 'interfered in the presidential election in a sweeping and systematic fashion'

Cleveland mom drops 2-month-old baby at daycare only to pick her lifeless body up when she returned
Cleveland mom drops 2-month-old baby at daycare only to pick her lifeless body up when she returned

When Taylor Bush went to pick up her 2-month-old daughter Di'Yanni Griffin from Nana's Home Daycare in Cleveland, she found the child needed immediate medical attention

Michelle and Barack Obama hang out with U2's Bono in France as dream vacation continues
Michelle and Barack Obama hang out with U2's Bono in France as dream vacation continues

They were seen strolling around the city of Eze looking relaxed as they walked over to La Chèvre d'Or, a local two Michelin star restaurant

North Carolina woman accused of poisoning fiance's soft drink with eye drops to make him sick so she could take their 6-month-old daughter away
North Carolina woman accused of poisoning fiance's soft drink with eye drops to make him sick so she could take their 6-month-old daughter away

Jaymee Lynn Cruz was arrested on felony charges of distributing noxious or deleterious food. Cruz is said to have looked to movies and films for inspiration and when she watched the 'Wedding Crashers' movie, the idea struck

Florida man on trial poops in court, throws feces at judge and gets acquitted: 'It's protein! It's good for you!'
Florida man on trial poops in court, throws feces at judge and gets acquitted: 'It's protein! It's good for you!'

33-year-old Dorleans Philidor tried to have a go at Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Lisa Walsh during his hearing on June 21 by throwing his feces at her from his wheelchair

Teens who strangled and stabbed 47-year-old Litchfield mother to death chanted 'murder gang' in detention
Teens who strangled and stabbed 47-year-old Litchfield mother to death chanted 'murder gang' in detention

They are also said to have made stabbing motions while doing so, the prosecutor, Assistant Attorney General Meg Elam told the court on June 20

Man helps terminally ill wife kill herself by steadying gun to her head while she pulled the trigger after she loses will to live
Man helps terminally ill wife kill herself by steadying gun to her head while she pulled the trigger after she loses will to live

Connors, a retired Department of Corrections officer, called 911 after the incident and told authorities that she had shot herself and that he had been awakened by the sound of the shot. However, he later revealed that he had helped her

Mom and boyfriend who beat 4-year-old boy to death for spilling his cereal convicted
Mom and boyfriend who beat 4-year-old boy to death for spilling his cereal convicted

20-year-old Lisa Smith, and her boyfriend, 27-year-old Keiff King have been charged with murder, child endangerment and conspiracy to commit aggravated assault after Smith's son, Tahjir was found beaten to death and scalded with hot water

'A Lie to Die For': Pregnant Lori Hacking, 27, was shot dead in her sleep by her husband, here's the horrifying story behind her murder
'A Lie to Die For': Pregnant Lori Hacking, 27, was shot dead in her sleep by her husband, here's the horrifying story behind her murder

Lori was murdered in cold blood in her sleep by her husband Mark, and no one could believe the incidents that had transpired between the two on a fateful day in July 2004

Text messages between Kevin Spacey's accuser and his girlfriend reveal he 'grabbed' his penis '8 times'
Text messages between Kevin Spacey's accuser and his girlfriend reveal he 'grabbed' his penis '8 times'

In the text messages obtained from his phone, the accuser says that Spacey had been hovering around him all night and had grabbed his penis, not once but eight times. The 18-year-old boy also said that Spacey had his number and wanted him to go with him

Dominican Republic deaths: Newlywed Louisiana bride dies a week after returning from honeymoon
Dominican Republic deaths: Newlywed Louisiana bride dies a week after returning from honeymoon

Susan Simoneaux of Luling died on Tuesday, June 18, in a local hospital after returning from Punta Cana a week ago. Her symptoms were said to be similar to the other tourists who also died in the Dominican Republic

Sacramento cop killed on domestic violence call lay wounded for 45 minutes before police were able to get to her
Sacramento cop killed on domestic violence call lay wounded for 45 minutes before police were able to get to her

26-year-old Tara O'Sullivan was shot at the scene and the gunman continued firing, leaving her colleagues helpless for 45 minutes as she lay wounded.

Patriots player Obi Melifonwu's girlfriend called 'unclean' for dating black men quits job over racist comments from bosses
Patriots player Obi Melifonwu's girlfriend called 'unclean' for dating black men quits job over racist comments from bosses

Alyssa Okada, Melifonwu's girlfriend, has revealed that she has quit her job at Platinum Fitness in Fort Myers, Florida after she found her bosses made the racist remarks against her

Pizza delivery man rescues two girls being abused by their dad after he saw a naked child on the bed in their motel room
Pizza delivery man rescues two girls being abused by their dad after he saw a naked child on the bed in their motel room

Mark Buede, who was delivering a pizza to a motel last November called 911 after seeing something incredibly suspicious in the room. A man opened the door and he saw a naked child on the bed — he knew something was off

EXCLUSIVE: How 'boring' NXIVM founder Keith Raniere 'defined reality' for his victims and used the cult to fulfill his sexual desires
EXCLUSIVE: How 'boring' NXIVM founder Keith Raniere 'defined reality' for his victims and used the cult to fulfill his sexual desires

Raniere saw NXIVM as a vehicle to fulfill his sexual desires and this abuse is a recurring problem in authoritarian groups when leaders use their power to sexually exploit members.

'I just keep getting up and I'm here again': 103-year-old Julia 'Hurricane' Hawkins wins gold in 100-meter race again
'I just keep getting up and I'm here again': 103-year-old Julia 'Hurricane' Hawkins wins gold in 100-meter race again

Julia 'Hurricane' Hawkins won gold in both the 50-meter dash and the 100-meter dash in the women’s 100-plus division. She had set the world record at the 2017 games and was comparatively a little slower this time around

Living With Freedom | Cassandra Rivera's wrongful incarceration stole 13 years of her children's love from her and now she's slowly winning it back
Living With Freedom | Cassandra Rivera's wrongful incarceration stole 13 years of her children's love from her and now she's slowly winning it back

Cassandra was one of the four women who were wrongfully incarcerated of sexually assaulting two young girls in San Antonio, Texas.

Dominican Republic mystery illness: Students fall seriously ill during school trip to country leaving families terrified
Dominican Republic mystery illness: Students fall seriously ill during school trip to country leaving families terrified

Around 40 graduating seniors from Deer Creek High School flew into the tourist destination on June 8 and five of them became seriously ill after eating at a Japanese restaurant at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

Living With Freedom | Elizabeth Ramirez of the San Antonio Four lost out on 17 years with her son after being wrongfully incarcerated
Living With Freedom | Elizabeth Ramirez of the San Antonio Four lost out on 17 years with her son after being wrongfully incarcerated

Liz was known as the ringleader of the San Antonio Four, a group of women who served more than a decade in prison after being wrongfully incarcerated for sexually assaulting two children

Substitute teacher arrested for engaging in sexual activity with student and giving him alcohol
Substitute teacher arrested for engaging in sexual activity with student and giving him alcohol

25-year-old Alexis Mercedes Boberg has been charged with two counts of a fourth-degree sex offense for having sexual contact with a person while in a position of authority, according to the Anne Arundel County police

Maggots found on patient at same Arizona healthcare facility where an incapacitated woman was sexually assaulted
Maggots found on patient at same Arizona healthcare facility where an incapacitated woman was sexually assaulted

Hacienda Healthcare was found to be inadequate of taking care of patients and has had its license revoked after a patient was found with maggots under his bandage.

Israeli PM Netanyahu dedicates new settlement in Golan Heights to US president, calls it 'Trump Heights'
Israeli PM Netanyahu dedicates new settlement in Golan Heights to US president, calls it 'Trump Heights'

This was a gesture to thank Donald Trump for supporting Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. It had been occupied for decades by Israel but was not seen as Israeli territory by the US until last March, when Trump officially recognized Israel’s annexation of the region

41-year-old woman arrested for 'jabbing' and 'stomping' on sea turtle nest in Miami with her feet
41-year-old woman arrested for 'jabbing' and 'stomping' on sea turtle nest in Miami with her feet

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, sea turtles are federally protected under the U.S Endangered Species Act of 1973 and the law makes it illegal to harm or harass sea turtles, their nests or hatchlings in Florida. 

Former Texas pastor who supported bill to criminalize abortion charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child
Former Texas pastor who supported bill to criminalize abortion charged with continuous sexual abuse of a child

Stephen Bratton was charged on Friday after being accused of inappropriate touching that would go on to become 'sexual intercourse multiple times a day or several times a week'.

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