Notorious wife-killer Malcolm Webster is having his crimes brought to life in a British miniseries – with the help of his New Zealand victim, who managed to escape him. The first of the three-part “factual drama”, called The Widower, was aired on ITV in the UK last week
Coronation Street actor William Roache has been charged with two counts of raping a 15-year-old girl in 1967.
A simple status update or uploading a picture on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter can also put you and your home at risk for theft and intrusions, says a report. A status update about your upcoming vacation or a check-in at a restaurant allows a person’s home to be vulnerable to criminal activities because […]
For over a decade, Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic was one of the world’s most wanted men. Tuesday evening, May 31, as the metal doors of the Dutch prison in Scheveningen closed behind him, their clang heralded an overdue victory for international justice and possibly a new beginning for Serbia, where the general spent most of his fugitive years.
In the years following the Cold War and the hemorrhaging of Yugoslavia, Serbia earned the dubious distinction as Europe’s pariah state, widely viewed as a brutal aggressor in the Balkan wars.
Iran’s judiciary has postponed the blinding of a man as punishment for throwing acid in the face of a young woman in 2004, after she rejected his offer of marriage. The delay came in the face of mounting outcry both inside Iran and in the West over the sentencing, which is permissible under qesas, a principle of Islamic law allowing victims analogous retribution for violent crimes.
Muammar Gaddafi and his family could be hit with war-crimes indictments within the coming weeks for his brutal crackdown against unarmed protesters in eastern Libya last February, turning him and his top officials into international fugitives and probably burying any hope of a ceasefire deal or an arrangement for quiet exile for Gaddafi and his family as a way of ending the war. As if to emphasize the regime’s defiance on Wednesday, Gaddafi loyalists shelled the rebel port of Misratah where an international aid ship had docked, reportedly killing four
Frank Jackson knows something about violent crime. As head of the Dangerous Offenders Task Force in Wake County, North Carolina, he’s been around his share
What parent hasn’t used candy to pacify a cranky child or head off a brewing tantrum? When reasoning, threats and time-outs fail, a sugary treat often does the trick.
The Nazi war crimes trial of 91-year-old John Demjanjuk accused of being an accessory to the murder of at least 27,900 Jews at the Sobibor concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II took a new twist on Wednesday when the defense team asked for the trial to be suspended after new revelations emerged suggesting that crucial evidence in the case had been faked. As lawyers wrapped up their closing arguments in Munich, Demjanjuk’s defense attorney drew the judges’ attention to an FBI report that had been kept secret for years and was obtained by the Associated Press on Tuesday which appears to challenge the authenticity of Demjanjuk’s alleged Nazi identity card that is central to the prosecution’s case