Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(FRESNO, Calif.) -- Accidentally butt dialing someone is embarrassing or inconsequential to most, but for two Fresno, Calif., men, their cell phone mishap landed them in jail.
The call, which went to 911, started like any other call to the police dispatcher, with the operator asking, “What is your emergency?”
Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- New York City police say a deadly shooting that took place in Greenwich Village Saturday was an anti-gay hate crime.
32-year-old Harlem resident Marc Carson and his companion were just blocks from the famous Stonewall Inn when a group approached them, making anti-gay slurs.
Police say that one member of the...
iStockphoto/Thinkstock(HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.) -- The Hofstra University junior killed during and armed home invasion of her off-campus house on Friday was accidently fatally shot by the responding officer, forensic investigators have concluded.
Police say Dalton Smith, a wanted man with a lengthy criminal history, was masked when he entered 21-year-old...
The condemned Ohio inmate scheduled to die next week has chosen not to appeal the judge's order allowing his execution.
The Associated Press reports Mark Wiles, who is scheduled to die next week isn't appealing the ruling set by the judge.
He would be the first inmate put to death in Ohio in six months following legal battles over Ohio's execution policies.
Wiles was sentenced to die for killing his employers' son,15-year-old Mark Klima in a Portage County farmhouse robbery in in 1985. He stabbed the teen with the knife used to cut his birthday cake the day before.
Wiles' attorney told the AP his client was not appealing but declined to say why or comment
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