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Group Beats & Robs Seattle Teen, Texts Mother 'I'm Gay'

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 14
Officials from the Seattle Police Department say a group of robbers beat up a 16-year-old boy and stole his phone last week before texting "I'm gay" to his mother on the stolen phone.

Truck Containing 36,000 Pounds of Crisco Stolen

CRIME | Oct 14
A truck containing 18 tons of Crisco sticks headed to a grocery store chain distribution center was stolen in a Florida city.

Prosthetic Leg Reported Stolen Near Stadium Found

CRIME | Oct 13
Police say a prosthetic leg reported stolen from a veteran in a wheelchair outside the Eagles-Giants football game in south Philadelphia was later recovered on a subway train.

Suit: Cold Burger King Onion Rings Spark Attack

CRIME | Oct 12
A New Mexico man is suing Burger King after he says a manager attacked him for complaining about cold onion rings.

Lesbian Recovering After Gin Bottle Attack

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 11
A lesbian who was hit in the head with a gin bottle, leaving her hospitalized with numerous cuts to her face and neck, is continuing to recover, as the man who allegedly hit her faces charges of attempted murder and other counts.

Police Report Released With Details of Palin Family Drunken Brawl

CRIME | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 10
A police report that is equal parts "Rashomon" and "WrestleMania," detailing the events surrounding the drunken brawl involving Sarah Palin's family, was released by police in Anchorage, Alaska, Thursday.

'7th Heaven' Actor Accused of Child Molestation

CRIME | By Anthony McCartney | Oct 9
Two cable television networks said Tuesday they would not broadcast scheduled re-runs of veteran TV actor Stephen Collins' beloved family series "7th Heaven."

Calif. Man Arrested for Murder of Trans Woman

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 9
A man from Southern California was arrested Tuesday in the connection of the June murder of a trans woman. Police officials say they are not investigating the slaying as a hate crime.

2 Accused of Aiding Mom in Lesbian Custody Case

CRIME | By Carolyn Thompson | Oct 8
A woman accused of fleeing the country with her daughter during a custody dispute with her former partner has been indicted on new charges along with a Virginia businessman and a Mennonite missionary who prosecutors say helped her.

Man Pleads Not Guilty in Lesbian Custody Case

CRIME | By Carolyn Thompson | Oct 8
A Virginia businessman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he helped a woman flee the country with her daughter to avoid sharing custody with her former partner during a custody dispute.