Dozens of youths set cars and a recycling station ablaze in the Swedish capital on Friday night. Some other areas also had problems. An empty building was set alight in Sodertalje, a town just out of Stockholm. In Orebro, police said 25 masked youths set fire to cars and a school and tried to do [...]
A teenager is in custody after his two younger brothers, ages 4 and 10, were found stabbed to death at the family’s home in West Point, Utah,. Davis County Sheriff Todd Richardson said the 15-year-old suspect appeared to work alone and is being held at the Farmington Bay Youth Detention Center. Read more here.
An Edison, New Jersey police officer was arrested and charged for allegedly setting fire to the home of the Edison police captain and his family. Thirty-five-year-old Officer Michael A. Dotro was arrested at his home in Manalapan, New Jersey and was charged with five counts of attempted murder and one count of aggravated arson. Read [...]
An Arizona judge declared a mistrial in the penalty phase of the Jodi Arias trial Thursday after a deadlocked jury said it couldn’t decide whether to sentence her to death. That means a new jury will be chosen, but the first-degree murder conviction still stands. Read more here.
A man with ties to the Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was shot and killed by an FBI agent while being questioned in Florida, law enforcement officials said on Wednesday. The man who was shot, Ibragim Todashev, 27, allegedly attacked an agent with a knife during questioning. He was not suspected of having played [...]
Senate investigators accuse Apple of wiring together a complicated system to shield billions of dollars in international profits from both U.S. and foreign tax collectors. Read more here.
Jodi Arias stood before the jury in the penalty phase of her murder trial Tuesday and pleaded for her life, asking them not to punish her family for her actions. She also referred to the family of her victim, Travis Alexander, saying “I never meant to cause them pain.” Read more here.
A Florida high school student was expelled and arrested after she continued to carry on a same-sex relationship with a minor student after she turned 18. Kaitlyn Hunt was arrested at the behest of her 15-year-old girlfriend’s parents and charged with two felony counts of lewd and lascivious battery of a child 12 to 16 [...]
It’s 2013. Gay marriage is increasingly gaining support across the country. More people who would otherwise hide their homosexuality are feeling comfortable coming out of the closet. New York City, which has one of the largest concentrations of openly gay people in the United States, is known for its tolerance. But recently, there have been [...]
A sergeant first class in charge of sexual assault prevention at Fort Hood is under investigation for sexual assault, just a week after the head of the Air Force’s sexual assault prevention program was arrested for sexual assault . Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel reacted with “frustration, anger and disappointment over these troubling allegations and the [...]