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Ex-porn star sentenced for role in Florida murder

A former porn star is heading to prison for her role in the shooting death of a man whose body was found in a makeshift grave in the Florida Panhandle, prosecutors announced this week.

Nikolas Cruz, Parkland school shooter pleads guilty

Nikolas Cruz, the man who terrorized Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School just minutes before school let out on Valentine’s Day 2018 is standing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer, slouching, flanked by his defense lawyers, declaring himself guilty, one by one, of 17 counts of murder and guilty of 17 counts of attempted murder.

Man arrested, accused of locking women in basement, feeding them drugs...

Federal agents have arrested a convicted sex offender at a home on the city's east side that allegedly operated as a basement brothel and investigators contend at least 10 women were beaten, raped, forced to engage in commercial sex acts and fed drugs served on plates by a pistol-packing pimp.

Decorated Hollywood police officer killed during pursuit of armed burglar

A Hollywood police officer was shot and killed Sunday night as he tried to apprehend an armed-burglary suspect in a residential area near the community’s centerpiece, the Club at Emerald Hills golf course.

2 adults and child found dead in Austin home, police investigating...

A child and two adults were found dead in their Southeast Austin home overnight in what is believed to be a triple homicide, according to Austin police early Tuesday.

Arrested in NY, couple cuffed in the big apple after authorities...

New York Transit police arrested Danielle Denise Dauphinais, 35, and Joseph Stapf, 30, in the Bronx, according to a statement issued Monday by New Hampshire Attorney General John Formella.

Chicago police could lose almost half of force in stalemate over...

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the police union are staring down a stalemate over the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Local Fraternal Order of Police president John Catanzara directed members to defy Friday’s deadline to report their shot status. The mayor warned of discipline if they do.

16 American missionaries kidnapped by notorious gang as they were returning...

A group of American missionaries has been kidnapped on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, allegedly by a notorious gang that was behind the abduction of several Roman Catholic clergy earlier this year.

Moped driver sprays officer with unknown substance during traffic stop, Sgt....

CHIPPEWA FALLS — The Wisconsin Department of Justice's Division of Criminal Investigation on Wednesday released the names of the people involved in an officer-involved death that occurred Friday in Chippewa County.

Alabama high school secretary accused of having sex with a student

A 43-year-old Alabama school secretary has been arrested for having sex with a student.