Crime Timeline

Off-Duty Police Officer Shot, Killed In His Pennsylvania Home

An off-duty Pennsylvania police officer was shot and killed in his home

Darby Township, Pennsylvania, police say that an off-duty officer has been shot and killed in his Delaware County home. According to CBS Philly, police responded to a call reporting shots fired at the officer’s home in Darby Township at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. The 26-year-old off-duty officer was found in an upstairs bedroom with… Read more »

Parole Officer Fired After Rape Of Parolee Caught On Tape

Zachary Thomas Bailey

A 50-year-old parole officer in Florida is being accused of rape after physical and video evidence showed him forcing himself onto a woman during a house visit. Zachary Thomas Bailey had been an officer with the Department of Corrections since 1989. Not only did he have a clean record, but according to the Sun Sentinel,… Read more »

Woman Sets Fire To Yoga Studio, Smiles in Mugshot

Nancy Duarte

A Dallas woman, arrested last Saturday, made headlines this week after giving a winning smile in her mugshot photo, yet her charge of felony arson and resisting arrest is anything but happy. Why would a seemingly cheerful 41-year-old do such a thing? USA Today reports that Nancy Duarte, better known as Suzanne, was a long-time… Read more »

Ohio Says April Corcoran Had Daughter Raped To Pay For Drugs: Her Plea

April Corcoran Traded Daughter For Drugs, Authorities Claim

April Corcoran, 30, a mother, allegedly had her daughter raped in order to pay for heroin. Those are the charges made by Ohio prosecutors after indicting her on 27 felony counts. Those counts include “complicity in rape, complicity in gross sexual imposition, endangering children, and human trafficking,” according to Cincinnati.com. Corcoran pleaded not guilty to… Read more »

Missouri Teacher Had Sex With Student On School Bus, Police Claim

megan blair baker missouri

Missouri teacher Megan Blair Baker has been accused of having sex with a student on a school bus. The teen boy allegedly braggd about the encounters to his pals on the wrestling team. Baker, 25, is a teacher at Sherwood Cass High School in Urich, Missouri. Megan Baker was believed to be married when she… Read more »

Amanda Knox Verdict: What Will Friday Bring?

Will Amanda Knox's conviction be upheld on Friday?

The Amanda Knox verdict has been delayed until Friday, adding more suspense to an already anxious situation. The American woman stands convicted in the murder of Meredith Kercher, as does her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito. Together they are accused of committing a violent murder along with Rudy Guede (who has already been convicted). Knox has… Read more »