A look at the real-life legal problems of TV’s celebrity chefs.
In Pennsylvania’s Chester County, locals have long known that something terrible happened along an old stretch of railroad known as Duffy’s Cut. History records that 57 Irish immigrant railroad workers died there in an 1832 cholera epidemic while clearing a stretch. Some claim to have seen the men’s ghosts dance on their own mass grave.
A man who ran a site that allowed users to post “revenge porn” images of their exes and then charged the subjects to remove the images was charged with conspiracy, identity theft and extortion counts in California.
We can now add a new outrageous defense to our law books: “Affluenza,” the state or condition in which a child of wealth and privilege is raised with no consequences for bad behavior. In plain English: A spoiled rich brat can’t be held fully responsible for his actions — let’s start by blaming his parents.
Yes, “incorrigible rogues” all over the UK can relax. That particular behavior is no longer considered criminal, but don’t worry there are many more crimes to steer clear of that are being added to the books regularly.
On December 12, 1978, the New York Times reported that $3.0 million in cash, and jewelry worth about $2.0 million were stolen from John F. Kennedy international airport. After that report, the grand total was revised to $5.0 million in cash and $850,000 in jewelry and the heist was declared the largest cash robbery in history.
They may claim to help you face your fear, find yourself and achieve inner peace, but they have problems of their own. A look in photos at some motivational speakers’ legal troubles.
Police work and a glimpse of a suspect on security footage have pieced together the clues in serious wine heist in Seattle
Here on the Crime Library we’ve seen all kinds of cops: good cops, bad cops, serious cops, nice cops. Today we present the “Dancing Cop.” As far as we know he is the only one of his kind, but we sincerely hope to see more of this kind of police officer in the future — and not just at Christmas.
During the peak of the Jazz Age a series of child murders rocked the Los Angeles area—not just for their brutality, but for the web of lies that surrounded them, and for what was revealed about power and justice in the City of Angels.