Category Archives: Crime and Punishment

Razor blades glued to playground equipment injures toddler

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A 2-year-old boy in East Moline, Illinois, sustained a cut on his finger after he put his hand on a razor blade that was glued to the monkey bars of a playground. The incident happened Monday afternoon according to the Chicago Tribune. East Moline police say they found a dozen razor blades glued to the […]

Sandy Hook killer’s dad says Asperger not reason for rampage

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The father of one of the most notorious serial killers in U.S. history has decided to speak out. Peter Lanza, the father of the 20-year-old perpetrator who  shot 20 first graders and six staffers in December 2012, marking one of the most shocking and heartbreaking losses America has ever experienced, has broken his silence. Peter Lanza […]

Mom robs Oregon boutique, claims her kid is uninsured

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Police are looking for a woman in Clackamas County, Oregon, whom a  retailer claims robbed them at gunpoint last week after saying to the cashier, “Your money is insured, my kid isn’t.” Store owner Tina Dambrosio, of Sublime Clothing, called police Tuesday afternoon after a woman described as “petite” came into the store wearing black […]

Road rage incident: Pack of bikers beat father in front of wife, baby

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A father driving a newer Range Rover SUV was assaulted by a pack of angry motorcyclists in New York on Sunday afternoon, after the victim got caught in the middle of dozens of bikers, resulting in his accidentally tapping the back of one of the motorcycle’s fenders with his vehicle, or so he claims. The […]

10-year-old Texas girl arrested, charged with rape

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A 10-year-old girl has been arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault in Houston, Texas. The rape charge stemmed from a game of “doctor” back in April in which a neighbor claims she saw the girl inappropriately touching a 4-year-old boy, according to a Wednesday report by Fox Houston News. The girl, whose identity has […]

Okla. teens kill Australian baseball player, cite reason as 'bored'

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One Okla. teenager has confessed to shooting and killing a 22-year-old male athlete in the town of Duncan on Tuesday because the teen claimed he and his friends were “bored.” The alleged 17-year-old perpetrator gave a detailed confession to police, according to CBS News. Two other teens, ages 15 and 16, are also in custody. […]

Casey Anthony's parent's garage sale allegedly includes Caylee's belongings

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Christina Werner, a Florida resident, claims she attended the garage sale of the formally accused child killer Casey Anthony. Casey was acquitted of killing her toddler daughter, Caylee Anthony, in 2011. Casey was arrested after police became suspicious because Casey failed to report her baby missing for four weeks and continuously lied to the police […]

Moms get into fist fight at elementary school, one mom arrested

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Two women are banned from a central Florida elementary school on Wednesday after they got into a brawl on school property while attending their children’s end of year talent show on Friday. Latisha James and Jessica Tyler reportedly got into a fist fight after getting into a confrontation during the talent show. There are conflicting […]

Court to decide homicide charges in stillborn baby case

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A 29-year-old woman in Lamar County, Mississippi, who gave birth to a stillborn baby at 31 weeks gestation, after alleged substance abuse in 2009, is at the forefront of a legal battle on Friday which could lead to a final determination on the legality of homicide against pregnant women who cause death in utero because […]

Father of Sandy Hook victim charged with multiple misdemeanors

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The father of one of the young boys who was shot and killed in December, while attending Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., during a massacre which took 26 lives after a gunman open fired on a classroom of first graders and six school staffers, is facing some criminal charges on Wednesday for alleged crimes […]

Dehli man tries to fund drug habit by selling baby on Facebook

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A Dehli, India, man was arrested this week after he tried to sell his newborn grandson on Facebook in order to fund his alleged drug habit. Dehli police intervened after the man’s daughter complained that her father was trying to sell her newborn baby shortly after she gave birth on April 3. Feroz Khan, 47, […]

Father uses infant son as shield in police face-off

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An Estacada, Oregon, man, has been arrested for an alleged robbery and endangering the welfare of a child after he emerged from his home on Saturday, holding his 7-month-old son up as a shield after police surrounded his home. Police believe Raliegh Reynolds was likely armed when they descended on his home, unwilling to cooperate […]

Texas teacher denies molestation accusations, cites her racism as proof

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A Texas first grade teacher at a private school in Humble is being accused of inappropriately touching one of her students, but claims the charge is false because she doesn’t like black people. The 7-year-old accuser is believed to be African American. The teacher, Irene Esther Stokes, 61, was charged with child indecency on April […]

13-month-old Antonio Santiago shot in head, suspect's family members arrested

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The  mother and aunt of the 17-year-old Georgia teen accused of shooting 13-month-old Antonio Santiago while he slept in his stroller, have been arrested in connection with the case, with police accusing them of lying. Police say that De’Marquise Elkins, the teen who reportedly pushed a mother aside and shot her baby point blank when […]

Baby shot in head: Two teens arrested

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Two teenagers in Brunswick, Georgia, have been arrested on Friday afternoon following the heinous slaughtering of a baby believed to be between 10 and 13-months old on Thursday morning. One of the suspects who was taken into custody this afternoon has been identified as Demarquis Elkins, 17. An unidentified 14-year-old was also arrested. His name […]

Children accused of deliberately shooting baby in head, killing him

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Three young southeastern Georgia, perpetrators reportedly shot a mother who was outside her home with her baby in a stroller and then deliberately shot her 13-month-old son in the head. The suspects are believed to be between 10 and 15 years old, possibly as young as 9. The mother said the boys approached her outside her home […]

T.J. Lane: High school shooter laughs, gives victim's families middle finger

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T.J. Lane, the Ohio 17-year-old who went on a shooting spree in Feb. 2012, killing three teenage boys, his half brother and leaving another boy paralyzed, was in court on Tuesday, openly mocking the victim’s families and expressing his pleasure over the killing. The killing spree happened inside the Chardon High School cafeteria. Among the […]

Casey Anthony bankruptcy manager wants story rights seized

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A trustee for Casey Anthony’s bankruptcy wants to liquidate the only asset Anthony may have — her personal story. After Anthony filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Jan., she claimed to have only $1,100 in assets while claiming $800,00 in debt. Anthony’s bankruptcy trustee, Stephen L Meininger, thinks Anthony may not have been totally forthright about an […]

Mom gives toddler bong to smoke pot (video)

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A video of a mother allegedly holding up a bong filled with marijuana, has gone viral, catching the attention the Centralia, Wash. Police Department last week who were granted a warrant to search the mother’s home after viewing the video. The cell phone video shows the mother, Rachelle L. Braaten, 24, holding a bong up […]

Gun shots kill Chicago infant as father changes her diaper

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A Chicago man who was changing his 6-month-old daughter’s diaper is in critical condition on Tuesday and his infant daughter dead after the pair were shot multiple times through the family’s van on Monday. Jonathan Watkins was changing the diaper of Jonylah Watkins when gunman approached them from behind and started shooting. Mr. Watkins was […]

French tot named 'Jihad' wears 911 homage t-shirt

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A French  mother has come under fire after she sent her 3-year-old son named “Jihad” to school wearing  t-shirt declaring himself a bomb with a Sept. 11 date on it. Although the boy’s mother, Bouchra Bagour, 35, has changed her story several times, originally claiming it was joke and then following up with her current […]

Police: Mother asks young children to kill grandparents

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A Lakeland, Fla. woman went before a judge on Tuesday after police say she mailed her young daughters a knife with the intent to have her children kill their grandparents. Leticia M. Silva, 31, reportedly plotted to kill her daughter’s paternal grandparents because the grandparents had custody of them for the last seven years. Silva’s […]

Pa. mom charged for allowing toddler to pump gas

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A Lancaster, Pa. mother who allowed her 3-year-old son to pump gas at a grocery store gas station on Jan. 19, subsequently spilling fuel on himself, has been caught and charged say Manheim Township Police on Tuesday. Police say they responded to a call from a witness last month who reported a woman for allowing […]

Cops: Father arrested for murdering drunk driver who killed his kids

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David Barajas, 31, of Alvin, Texas, has been arrested and charged with the murder of Jose Banda, 20, after Banda’s vehicle struck Barajas’ children, ages 11 and 12, killing them. Banda struck David Barajas II, 12, and his younger brother, Caleb Barajas, 11, at around 11:30 pm on Dec. 7 as the boys attempted to […]

'Swatting' prank results in felony charges for 12-year-old boy

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A 12-year-old Calif. boy who was arrested last October after pulling a S.W.A.T. prank on “Two and Half Men” star Ashton Kutcher, was charged with several felonies on Thursday. “Swatting” is a disturbing trend whereby a prankster will call the police and claim that a celebrity (or any person) is being held hostage in their […]