Asian gang jailed, fined Dhs36,000 in Dubai

The Dubai Criminal Court imprisoned an Asian gang of four suspects and fined them Dhs36,000. The court ordered the deportation of the suspects after serving their term after being convicted for stealing money from a restaurant owner. Details of the case date back to last July when a restaurant o

Canadian police identify man who killed girl 36 years ago

Canadian police announced Thursday that they have identified the person who killed a 9-year-old girl 36 years ago — a slaying for which another man was wrongly convicted in a case that drew national attention.Toronto Police said that Calvin Hoover was identified through DNA. He died in 2015.

Russia: Suspect found dead after three people killed in bus stop shooting

Russian authorities have found the body of the main suspect in Monday's fatal bus shootings in the Nizhny Novgorod region. Three people were killed and three more wounded when a gunman opened fire at a bus stop in a village in central Russia. Police initially reported that a young man had escape

Gang in the dock for kidnapping, assault in Dubai

A gang of three Gulf citizens kidnapped a worker, 26, after they impersonated policemen, assaulting him and stealing Dhs80 and his mobile phone. The Dubai Public Prosecution referred the defendants to the Dubai Criminal Court, which started hearing the first session of the case. The case dates ba

Dutch Court Convicts 6 Men of Plotting Massive Militant Attack

A Dutch court convicted on Thursday six men, including an Iraqi, of plotting a large-scale militant attack and sentenced them to prison terms ranging from 10 to 17 years. Rotterdam District Court said in a statement that the men were planning to open fire with AK-47 assault rifles at a festival a

He killed his patients with insulin ... life imprisonment for the "killer nurse"

A former Polish nurse was sentenced to life in prison in Germany on Tuesday for killing at least three people, by giving them excessive doses of insulin, in a case that recalls similar crimes committed by nurse Niels Hogel, in which dozens of victims were killed. The sentence was issued against J

Girl, 19, kidnapped, raped and burned to death in Algeria

The body of a 19-year-old Algerian girl has been found burned in the northern province of Boumerdes, in what her family believe was a horrific attack which saw her kidnapped and raped before her murder. Chaima was kidnapped days before her body was found. Her suspected attacker was known to autho

4 involved in murdering security man in Dubai

The Criminal Court of Dubai on Sunday heard the first session of a case in which two Asians and two Africans have been charged with murdering a security man by the Dubai Public Prosecution.In the indictment submitted by the Public Prosecution, it has been said that the perpetrators tied the victim

9-year-old killed and 6-year-old injured in Sacramento drive-by shooting

A nine-year old girl was killed in a drive-by shooting at a Sacramento park Saturday afternoon, police said. When officers arrived at Mama Marks Park around 1:10 p.m. local time, they found the nine-year-old, along with two other victims who had been shot, according to a news release from the Sac

Hong Kong murder suspect plans to turn himself in to Taiwan

A Hong Kong murder suspect, whose case led the government to attempt to pass an extradition bill last year that sparked massive protests, is expected to return to Taiwan this month to answer the charges of killing his girlfriend. Chan Tong-kai, who is accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend Po

Indian low-caste woman dies after gang-rape, second in a week

A woman from India's marginalised Dalit community has died after being gang-raped, police said Thursday, days after the death of a teenager from the same low-caste group at the hands of a group of high-caste men sparked outrage. The 22-year-old, a member of India's "untouchable" Dalit community,

Asian woman arrested for murder bid on friend

An Asian woman was arrested and referred to the criminal court for the attempted murder of her female friend in Dubai.Details of the incident date back to last July, when the victim was woken up after being repeatedly stabbed by the defendant.The victim testified that she woke up to the screams of

Sudan: 14 people gang rape 8-year-old girl

Sudan has recently witnessed a heinous rape crime sparking widespread anger across the country, as an eight-year-old girl was gang-raped by 14 people. After her parents divorced, Zainab Yasser lived with her mother, later residing with her father. It was during the time that she was living with h

Bridge inspector rescues dog stranded 120 feet above Mississippi River

Two Louisville police officers were shot Wednesday night during a protest over the Kentucky grand jury's decision earlier in the day that none of the officers involved in the death of Breonna Taylor will be held accountable.As many took to the streets to express their anger, the two officers were

2 dead, 14 wounded in mass shooting in Rochester, New York

There are two people dead and at least 14 others injured following a mass shooting at a backyard party in Rochester, New York, overnight, according to the Rochester Police Department. The shooting took place on Pennsylvania Avenue around 12:25 a.m. ET, according to authorities. Police say several

Jerry Harris arrested on charge of production of child pornography

Jeremiah "Jerry" Harris, one of the students featured in Netflix's breakout docuseries "Cheer," has been arrested on a production of child pornography charge, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Fitzpatrick. Harris is scheduled to appear in federal court in Chicago this afternoon, Fitzpat

Hong Kong crime family arrested in HK$3 billion money-laundering investigation

Five members of a Hong Kong family accused of laundering more than HK$3 billion (US$387 million) through over 100 personal bank accounts have been arrested, along with the owner of a money exchange business, a senior customs official said on Monday. According to investigators, the family, which c

Ron Jeremy: sexually assaulting 13 women, faces 250 years in prison

Adult film star Ron Jeremy was charged with 20 additional counts of rape and sexual assault of 13 women, including a 15-year-old girl. The new charges bring the number of his alleged victims to 17, ranging from 15-54 years old, and span a 16-year period, the District Attorney's office mentioned i

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