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Facebook Live Crime

Chicago Teen Allegedly Gang-Raped, Video Posted on Facebook Live, Chicago Police on the Hunt

Mar 22, 2017 09:23 AM EDT

Find out about the 15-year-old Chicago's teen assault here.

Hammer Attack

Twin Babies Attacked Brutally with Hammer, One-Year-Old Boy Died; Suspected Father Arrested

Mar 20, 2017 10:15 AM EDT

Find out about the hammer attack on two baby twins which led to the one-year-old's death.

Pope Francis

Pope Francis: Death Penalty Should Be Stopped For 1 Year Worldwide

Feb 22, 2016 09:17 AM EST

Pope Francis appeals to world leaders to stop the death penalty.

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy

Bills' LeSean McCoy Avoiding Arrest? Philly D.A. Reportedly 'Pushing Back' On Possible Charges

Feb 18, 2016 03:56 PM EST

The Philadelphia D.A. reportedly has concerns about the conduct of the off-duty police officers involved in an altercation with Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy a week and a half ago.

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper

Former NFLer Darren Sharper Facing 15-20 Years In Jail After Judge Rejects Plea Deal

Feb 18, 2016 12:33 PM EST

A federal judge rejected former NFL player Darren Sharper's plea deal for drugging and raping nine women in four states on Thursday.

Colombia's Ex-National Police Chief Rodolfo Palomino

Colombian National Police Chief Resigns Over Male Prostitution Ring Scandal

Feb 17, 2016 11:58 PM EST

Colombia's national police chief resigned on Wednesday, swept up in a male prostitution scandal that has also seen the country's deputy interior minister leave office.

Modern Day Slavery in Brazil

More Than 300 Brazilian Companies Blacklisted For Slave-Like Labor Conditions

Feb 17, 2016 02:39 AM EST

Hundreds of Brazilian companies have been busted for using employment methods equivalent to modern day slave labor.

'Luxury Cells' Found in Mexico's Topo Chico Riot Jail

After Deadly Prison Riot, Mexican Police Find Saunas, Bars, Luxury Cells In Topo Chico Jail

Feb 15, 2016 11:06 AM EST

Following the riot in Mexico's Topo Chico prison that left at least 49 inmates dead, officials have discovered saunas, bars, and other luxuries within the facility.

Child Sex Probe in Italy

Child Sex Abuse Probe In Italy Sees 11 Men Arrested (TWEET)

Feb 12, 2016 09:20 AM EST

At least 11 men in Italy have been arrested, including a priest, a soccer coach, a policeman, and an HIV-positive man, for their alleged connection to a child prostitution ring involving teenage boys.

Officer Jason Moszer

Fargo Standoff Ends, Leaves Officer With Possibly Fatal Injuries

Feb 11, 2016 09:31 AM EST

Officer Jason Moszer, a six-year veteran on the police force, is not expected to survive after being shot during a standoff in Fargo, N.D.

 Anabel Flores Salazar

Body of Abducted Mexican Crime Reporter Found Day After Reported Missing (PHOTOS)

Feb 10, 2016 12:49 AM EST

Mexican authorities have found a body that they believe to be that of abducted journalist Anabel Flores Salazar. She was abducted by unknown assailants on Monday.

Peacekeepers Accused of Raping Women and Girls

New Victims Of Sexual Abuse By U.N. Peacekeepers In The Central African Republic Come Forward

Feb 05, 2016 06:52 AM EST

At least seven new cases of rape and sexual exploitation by troops of the U.N. peacekeeping mission for the Central African Republic have been identified.

Historic Sexual Slavery Trial Begins in Guatemala

Two Guatemalan Ex-Military Officials Face Historic Trial For Sexual Slavery, War Crimes

Feb 03, 2016 03:31 AM EST

Two retired soldiers faced court for the first time on Monday for charges of murder, forced disappearances and forcing 11 Mayan women into sexual slavery during Guatemala's 1960-1996 civil war.

Guatemala: Violence Against Women And Girls

Guatemala Passes New Law To Combat Trafficking Of Women And Girls

Jan 31, 2016 12:10 PM EST

With one of the highest femicide rates in the world, Guatemala has passed a law that requires authorities to immediately begin searching for women who are reported missing.

Violence in Burundi, Media Locked Down

Paris Calls For Immediate Release of French, British Journalists Arrested In Burundi

Jan 29, 2016 09:28 AM EST

Two well-respected foreign journalists were among 17 people arrested in a military operation in Burundi late this week. The French government is demanding their immediate release.

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