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Couple accused of kidnapping, sexually assaulting pregnant woman

1 hour agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A depraved Florida couple kidnapped and repeatedly sexually assaulted a pregnant woman they held captive for several days, cops said. Manuel Escobar, 32, and his girlfriend Tahlia Ortiz, 23, were arrested in Lehigh Acres Tuesday and are being charged with kidnapping, sexual assault and aggravated battery of a pregnant woman, among other charges, the Naples...

Shocking video captures man’s murder outside of bodega

2 hours agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

Shocking surveillance video shows a man being fatally stabbed as he was sitting in front of a Brooklyn bodega Thursday morning. The 31-year-old victim was sitting on a crate in front of B&B Mini Market near the corner of Neptune Ave. and Brighton 4th St. in Brighton Beach when the 36-year-old suspect started arguing with...

Cops find $2M in liquid meth in mom’s car during traffic stop

3 hours agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A woman was arrested last week after cops pulled her over and discovered $2 million worth of liquid methamphetamine hidden in jugs while her 4-year-old daughter sat in the car, police said Wednesday. Seline Lizeth Ayala, 23, was speeding down Interstate 35 in Austin when officers stopped her on July 12, police said. Another passenger...

Teen jogger says knife-wielding man forced her to give oral sex

3 hours agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A 17-year-old girl who was jogging in a Queens park after dark told cops a stranger forced her to give him oral sex at knife-point, police said. The girl reported that she had just finished jogging and was leaving Kissena Park around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday when the man approached her with a knife and forced...

Runaway teen identified as one of John Wayne Gacy’s victims

4 hours agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A Minnesota teen who disappeared 40 years ago has been identified as one of serial killer John Wayne Gacy’s 33 victims. Authorities in Chicago announced Wednesday that the newly identified victim is James “Jimmy” Byron Haakenson, who was 16 when he ran away from his home in St. Paul in the summer of 1976, The...

Girl who survived ‘killer’ mom’s rampage details horrific ordeal

6 hours agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A mother accused of fatally stabbing her husband and four children in Georgia told caseworkers she felt a “devil-like spirit” during a family trip prior to the alleged killings, according to a state child welfare report. The report by the state’s Division of Family and Children Services, obtained by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, includes an interview...

Man found fatally stabbed on street corner

6 hours agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A 31-year-old was stabbed to death in Brooklyn early Thursday, police said. Police found the man lying near the corner of Neptune Ave. and Brighton 4th St. in Brighton Beach with stab wounds to the chest around 6:20 a.m. He was rushed to Coney Island Hospital, where he died. A 36-year-old man was taken into...

Why bodegas should think twice before allowing for bitcoin ATMs

16 hours agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

What are bitcoin ATMs doing in small bodegas throughout New York City? It’s well known that digital currencies like bitcoin can be used for illicit things such as money laundering. That is, it seems to be common knowledge to everyone except the operators of the small grocery stores that are allowing bitcoin, the original digital...

How to get mentally ill New Yorkers off the street and into treatment

20 hours agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

It happened again. And it could have — should have — been prevented. On July 5, NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia was ambushed and killed by Alexander Bonds, who was in turn killed by responding officers. Bonds was an untreated schizophrenic with a criminal history. When he started to deteriorate, his girlfriend convinced him to go...

Drug dealer calls 911 to report bag of stolen cocaine

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FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — Calling 911 to report a stolen bag of cocaine probably wasn’t the best idea for a self-described Florida drug dealer. But Okaloosa Sheriff’s officials wrote on Facebook that 32-year-old David Blackmon did just that on Sunday morning. The post says Blackmon called 911 to report a robbery in Fort Walton...

Rookie cop tries to use her badge to get out of DWI arrest

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A rookie cop from New Jersey was busted for drunk driving – and caught in a dash-cam video trying to use her badge to weasel out of the arrest. Stephanie Roggina, an officer with the Scotch Plains Police Department, led police on a brief chase and failed to pull over on Aug. 26, 2016 in...

Man found guilty of drugging, molesting pre-teen stepdaughters

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The family of the teenage girls and the mother who were victims of the stepfather molester have called him a “monster.” The 45-year-old stepfather was today found guilty by a district court jury in Australia of 42 charges of drugging his stepdaughter and the girl’s mother and molesting his two stepdaughters from the ages of...

Cops release footage of suspected serial purse snatchers

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Police released new surveillance video Wednesday showing a pair of serial purse snatchers robbing a woman in Flushing. The footage shows one of creeps jumping out of a minivan and latching onto the woman’s bag as she was standing on Maple Ave near Haight St. just after midnight June 5. When the woman begins to...

Dad allegedly killed daughter over Muslim boyfriend

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

Being in love with a Muslim proved fatal for this Christian teen. Arab-Israeli Henriette Karra, 17, was butchered by her father, who disapproved of her relationship with a jailed Muslim man — for whom she planned to convert to Islam, according to reports. She was murdered June 13, after spending the last two weeks of...

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert released from prison

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

Disgraced ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert has left a federal prison and placed in a re-entry center in Chicago, after spending one year locked up in a Minnesota penitentiary, records show. Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison last April in connection with banking violations that revealed his sexual abuse of teenagers while he was...

YouTube star may go to prison for oldest ‘stunt’ in the book

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

BANGKOK — An American expat in Thailand who is a YouTube star with 3.29 million subscribers is in hot water for posting a video of an age-old practice among kids: flattening coins on railroad tracks. Nathan Bartling, whose YouTube series is called “My Mate Nate,” was detained by police after a news conference with railway...

Arson suspects evicted days before blaze that killed kids

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A man and a woman accused of setting a house fire that killed two children had been evicted just days before the blaze, according to court documents. Kimberly Marie Hughes, 32, and Jaramy L. Chism, 24, are being held on $2 million bail on suspicion of first-degree arson and two counts of first-degree murder in...

Lovers quarrel escalates into bloody machete fight

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

Love hurts. A couple was arrested for getting into a machete-and-knife fight with one another inside a Midtown apartment Monday. A lovers’ quarrel between Karen Capote, 21, and Dorian Feliciano, 25, got heated inside Feliciano’s first-floor apartment on East 52nd Street near Second Avenue around noon, when Capote allegedly stabbed Feliciano in the stomach with...

Legal-aid groups want more chaos in the subways

2 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

As subway riders endured another day of hell Monday, groups that provide legal services for the poor were asking for yet more chaos — by giving fare-beaters a pass for breaking the law. No joke: The Legal Aid Society, The Bronx Defenders and others want The Bronx and Queens DAs to stop prosecuting fare-evaders. This...

Chicago official joked about ‘safari’ tours in high-crime neighborhoods

3 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A former supervisory city official in Chicago used a municipal email account to send and receive racist emails — including one that offered “safari tickets” to see life-threatening violence committed by “animals” in crime-riddled neighborhoods, according to a watchdog report released Monday. The report by Chicago’s Inspector General found that one employee from the city’s...

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