- According to the latest figures released Thursday, the murder rate in the UK fell by 14 percent year-on-year to 550 homicides in 2011-12; the lowest it's been since 1983. Violent crime in England and Wales also fell by 7 percent, while robberies declined by 2 percent. Overall crime rates against adults remained at the same as they have been for the last three years.
- Federal agents searched the home of Tony Mack, mayor of Trenton, N.J. on Wednesday but didn't specify what they were looking for. Mack has said he hasn't violated the public's trust.
Needle-Laced Sandwiches On Delta Flights Highlight Overlooked Aviation Security Concern: The CaterersThe FBI is investigating how sewing needles got into turkey sandwiches served on four U.S.-bound Delta Air Lines flights out of Amsterdam Sunday --- an incident that has raised concerns about the security of in-flight food and its potential to be used in an act of terrorism.
- After former FBI Director Louis Freeh's report on the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse revealed that Pennsylvania State University's once-legendary football coach Joe Paterno actively covered up the scandal, controversy has erupted over the status of Paterno's memorial statue at Penn State.
- Russell Wasendorf Sr., the founder and CEO of failed futures brokerage PFGBest, was arrested on Friday, five days after his suicide attempt brought to light allegations of a massive fraud, authorities said.
Comic-Con 2012 Schedule: The Complete TV Panel Lineup For Saturday, July 14, ‘Vampire Diaries,’ ‘True Blood,’ ‘Glee’ And MoreComic-Con 2012 weekend is flying by! As we move onto day three, festival attendees will be able to get the latest scoop on The Vampire Diaries, True Blood, Glee, Person of Interest and more.
Should Penn State Tear Down Paterno Statue, Cancel Football Season After Freeh Report: What Do You Think? [POLL]The damning evidence against Joe Paterno was revealed today, sparking another level of outrage for the victims. Do you think the school should tear down the statue of Paterno?
- Penn State Board of Trustees Chairman Karen Peetz, responding to a damning report on the Jerry Sandusky scandal, said Thursday the board accepts full responsibility for the failures that occurred.
- Nike has distanced itself from the former Penn State coach in light of new allegations.
- Penn State administrators and head coach Joe Paterno covered up the abuse of young boys by Jerry Sandusky to avoid bad publicity according to a report released today.
- The Freeh Report found that the university's reaction to allegations against Jerry Sandusky was, indeed, inadequate
- Financial professionals reeled Wednesday after the now-collapsed futures merchant PFG (Peregrine Financial Group Inc.), whose troubles bear an unnerving similarity to MF Global's woes, left as much as $200 million unaccounted for and PFG clients kicking themselves for ignoring the warning signs.
- A triple stabbing near the set of the upcoming Sandra Bullock movie The Heat turned deadly Tuesday in Boston, with one man killed and two others injured in the fight.
Kourtney Reppert, Buxom Blonde Model, Turns Luis Plascencia Cyberstalking Horror Story Into Positive Endeavor [PHOTOS]Kourtney Reppert, a 26-year-old blonde buxom model based in Los Angeles, is turning her cyberstalking horror story into a positive one after being the victim of vicious threats by a man named Luis Plascencia on the Internet, who sent her over 400 emails asking her to stop modeling in photos.
Aubrey Lee Price, Georgia Money Man, Dead Or Alive? FBI Searches For Man Charged With Allegedly Embezzling MillionsThe manhunt is on for Aubrey Lee Price, the Georgia money manager who disappeared after telling acquaintances that he had lost a large amount of money through trading activities and that he planned to kill himself.
Did DNSChanger Kill Your Internet? How To Get Your PC Back Online If The Malware Booted You Off On MondayThousands of Internet users who did not heed the call to check their PCs for DNSChanger awoke Monday morning to find themselves cut off from essentially the universe. The FBI estimates about 300,000 people will be left without Internet service Monday due to the malware. Are you among the unlucky few to sleep through the whole thing? Well here?s a bit of help.
Nina Rhodes-Hughes To Testify In Defense Of Sirhan Sirhan, Man Convicted In RFK Assasination [PHOTO]Nina Rhodes-Hughes, a key witness to the 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, has agreed to testify for Sirhan Sirhan's new defense team. Rhodes told CNN earlier this year she believed Sirhan Sirhan did not act alone in the assassination of the former U.S. senator.
- More than 1.3 million requests for information about mobile telephone subscribers came from police and other law enforcement agencies last year, the New York Times reported.