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A 73-year-old New York grandmother outsmarted scammers who pretended to be her grandson and said he needed $8,000 to be bailed out of jail
"I told him I had the money in the house, and I figured, he's not going to fall for that. Well, he fell for that hook, line, and sinker," the woman said.
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A New Jersey woman was browsing furniture on Walmart's website and adding items to her cart, but had not yet purchased any of them.
Law enforcement seized 20 firearm, about 5,000 rounds of ammunition and numerous high-capacity magazines from a Ravenna Township home on Friday.
Two Canadians died of gunshot wounds after an argument turned violent at a resort near Cancun on Mexico's Caribbean coast, authorities said on Friday. Both guests at the upscale resort on the Riviera Maya of Quintana Roo state had criminal records, said Mexican officials, citing information from the Canadian police. Mexican police are searching for another person thought to have fired the shots who had a "long" criminal record in Canada, said the attorney general's office in Quintana Roo, home to a stretch of white-sand beach resorts and lush jungles.
A Florida teenager is accused of tracking the movements of a man who regularly jogged past his home with the intention of killing him and keeping his corpse in his closet “to play with.” Logan Smith, 18, was arrested on Monday and charged with one count of attempted murder in connection with the failed strangling of the victim near Smith's Cocoa home, according to an arrest report from the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, obtained by Orlando outlet WOFL reports. One week before his arrest, Smith
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In April, Brazil’s federal police stormed the helipad of a seaside hotel in Rio de Janeiro state, where they busted two men and a woman loading a chopper with 7 million reais ($1.3 million) in neatly packed bills. The detainees told police they worked for G.A.S. Consulting & Technology, a cryptocurrency investment firm founded by a former waiter-turned-multimillionaire who is the central figure in what is alleged to be one of Brazil’s biggest-ever pyramid schemes. Police say the company owned by 38-year-old Glaidson Acácio dos Santos had total transactions worth at least $7 billion ($38 billion reais) from 2015 through mid-2021 as part of a Bitcoin-based Ponzi scheme that promised investors 10% monthly returns.
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has rejected a prosecutor’s demand for records of his appearance at a pro-Donald Trump rally that preceded the assault on the U.S. Capitol. Last week, the Travis County district attorney’s office had set a four-day deadline for Paxton to turn over the records involving the Jan. 6, 2021, rally or face a lawsuit accusing him of violating the state open records law. The Texas Tribune was the first to report about Paxton's refusal.
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Todd Spitzer's '#NoLAinOC' campaign harks back to Orange County's anti-airport hysteria that resulted in 'Silicon Beach' being entirely in L.A.
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Larry Harris was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter in the February 2019 death of 11-year-old Jerome Smith Jr.
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A Miami couple was arrested Friday after an investigation found they stole $2.5 million from a Florida Keys fish house they managed and from several commercial fishermen, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said.
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The children were forced to leave their home after a fight with their mother, police say.
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In February 2019, Crystal Smith was working as a teacher at the Bluejacket-Flint Elementary School when she was caught on surveillance cameras kicking a 5-year-old girl.
A Black woman involved in a botched Chicago police raid got a $2.9 million settlement. She said she would have rather seen the cops get fired.
The city of Chicago agreed to a $2.9 million settlement with Anjanette Young after police targeting the wrong house handcuffed her naked in 2019.
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Police believe the two larger men, seen wearing a blue hoodie and the other a white shirt in a video, murdered the third person, in the green hoodie.
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Not two weeks since Nate Hobbs was arrested for DUI, he's cited for driving 110 mph
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Christopher Furlong - WPA Pool/Getty ImagesPrince Andrew’s efforts to discredit his accuser Virginia Giuffre by seeking to investigate whether she is suffering from “false memory syndrome” are symptomatic of his desperation after a week of sustained bad news for the scandal-hit royal, a source in Giuffre’s increasingly optimistic camp has exclusively told The Daily Beast.The source added that Andrew’s effort to portray Giuffre, who accuses Andrew of raping her three times when she was 17, as an
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On Thursday, Lacey Jo Cunningham was found guilty of having a sexual relationship with a female student at Woodlands Christian Academy, officials say.
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“Our Officers continue to identify and target suspect shipments attempting to make entry into the United States,” Port Director Michael Fox said in a statement.
Lori Vallow’s brother said “death isn’t good enough” for his jailed sister. Vallow’s older brother Adam Cox made the comments during a new interview with ABC News’ “20/20” exploring Vallow’s past, her attitude today while behind bars and the divide the disturbing accusations against her have caused within her family. Vallow and her fifth husband Chad Daybell, a religious author who often wrote about the end of days, are facing murder charges in the death of two of her children, 7-year-old Joshua
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A New York couple has been arrested and charged after launching a hateful rant caught on video against a family on a Long Island Rail Road train.