Mom Arrested After Posting Pic Of Toddler Hanging From Planter Hook On Facebook

This upsetting photo of a toddler hanging like a piece of meat from a hook caught the attention of Virginia police this week. Authorities were contacted by a number of horrified people who saw the picture of the 14-month-old boy hanging from a hook, clearly crying and uncomfortable, in their Facebook feeds. The hunt for the origin of the photo, thought to be taken between September 1 and September 10, led them to the toddler’s mother, 18-year-old Alexis Breeden of Spotsylvania. “We had it a...

Glendale woman charged in $22 million Medicare fraud

GLENDALE >> A Southern California woman has been charged with helping bilk Medicare out of $22 million by billing for unnecessary care.A federal indictment unsealed Thursday charges Angela Avetisyan of Glendale with fraud and conspiracy. A Los Angeles doctor, Robert Glazer, was previously charged.Authorities say Avetisyan was Glazer’s office manager and co-owned a Los Angeles home health care agency.The indictment alleges that the two created phony prescriptions and documents used to bil...
  October 31, 2014  

2 armed men rob Lancaster Popeye’s

LANCASTER - Two armed men stole property and cash from a fast food restaurant in Lancaster early today.Four employees were present at time of the holdup, which was reported around 12:05 a.m. at the Popeye’s Chicken & Biscuits at 939 W. Avenue J4, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Luan Dang said.A videographer reported from the scene that $1900 was taken by the robbers, who forced entry at the front and then confronted the employees as they tried to flee through a rear exit. De...
  October 31, 2014  

Booker, Bell answer your questions: Gun control (VIDEO)

Booker, Bell answer your questions: Gun control (VIDEO)The Star-LedgerTRENTON — With only a few days left before Election Day next Tuesday, we asked New Jersey's U.S. Senate candidates — Democratic incumbent Cory Booker and Republican challenger Jeff Bell — to answer your questions via video. We'll present one of ...Sen. Cory Booker focuses on reaching across the aisle NorthJersey.com
  October 31, 2014  

Former state Sen, Roderick Wright to turn himself in Friday for 90-day fraud sentence

LOS ANGELES - Former Democratic state Sen. Roderick Wright is expected to surrender to authorities in downtown Los Angeles today to begin serving a 90-day jail term as part of his sentence for living outside the district he was elected to represent.Wright, who was indicted in 2010, was convicted Jan. 28 of five counts of fraudulent voting, two counts of perjury by declaration and one count of filing a false declaration of candidacy. Prosecutors said Wright was living in Baldwin Hills, outside th...
  October 31, 2014  

Chandler police officer reportedly killed during collision

Chandler police officer reportedly killed during collisionFOX 10 News PhoenixPolice are trying to figure out who is responsible for more than a dozen burglaries and break-in's in the past week in northwest Phoenix.The crooks are targeting businesses near 35th Ave. Thunderbird, including an American Legion Hall. Police are ...
  October 31, 2014  

Shots fired in Tampa home invasion

Shots fired in Tampa home invasionTampabay.comPolice said the residents of 3415 San Juan St. W were in their home just after midnight when they heard a knock at the door. When they answered, three suspects forced entry into the home, restrained at least one of the residents with duct tape and ...Tampa police investigate overnight home invasion FOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TVHome invasion reported at South Tampa home TBO.com
  October 31, 2014  

Appeal hearing scheduled in dismissed murder case against Sean Phillips …

Appeal hearing scheduled in dismissed murder case against Sean Phillips ...The Muskegon Chronicle5 hearing, Cooper will hear arguments from both sides on whether Mason County 79th District Judge Peter Wadel was correct in dismissing a charge of open murder against Phillips. The 24-year-old former Scottville man, now serving a prison term of 10 to ...Ludington 'Baby Kate' murder case appeal hearing set Detroit Free PressProsecutors appealing dismissal of murder case against Baby Kate'...
  October 31, 2014  

Man, 28, charged in kidnapping, rape

Man, 28, charged in kidnapping, rapeThe News JournalA note written in makeup on the bathroom wall of a U.S. 13 McDonald's restaurant led to the arrest of a man charged with kidnapping and raping a 25-year-old woman, Dover police said Friday. The note discovered Thursday implied the woman had been held ...
  October 31, 2014  

Hit-and-run suspect arrested for kidnapping, attempted murder

Hit-and-run suspect arrested for kidnapping, attempted murderElko Daily Free PressBravo reportedly kidnapped his wife and two children Wednesday morning. The woman got out of Bravo's vehicle on U.S. Highway 93 between Wells and Jackpot and he attempted to run her over, Morris said. She was holding her 18-month-old daughter ...
  October 31, 2014