M.L. Nestel

Senior Writer

Ex-Boxing Champ Allegedly Knocks Out Girlfriend: Cops

Former boxing champ and Olympic medalist Jermain Taylor was arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly putting a knife to his live-in girlfriend's neck and threatening to kill her before knocking her unconscious, according to an arrest report obtained by Newsweek.

'Racist' Woman Faces Eviction For Slamming Door On Kid

Brian Thomas-Riley, 9, was allegedly subjected to a racial epithet and a door slam by an elderly tenant at a Washington, Pennsylvania apartment complex. The tenant known as "Suzie" has since been issued an eviction notice.

Police Officer Caught Stealing and Selling Pills

Forest Park police officer Ashley Meyer, 35, was accused of theft while in office, drug trafficking and drug possession, for stealing pills and selling them through a third party, according to court documents.

Dog Killer Web Searched 'Is It Legal To Kill Your Pet?'

Rocky and Primo were two white and brown boxer dogs discovered at around 8 p.m. on March 19 shot and bludgeoned to death in a ditch on Valley Road in Middle Paxton Township. Bryan Gardner, 47, stands accused of killing them. He faces aggravated cruelty to animals and neglect charges.

Woman Strangled Boyfriend Before Pouring Acid On Him

Keara Green, 29, allegedly kept a ghoulish secret by living with her children and a roommate and also carrying on with visits with men "at all hours of the day and night" in a trailer park home while the corpse of her 73-year-old boyfriend Ghasem Aliaskari rotted in the master bedroom closet, authorities said.

Alabama Police Chief Fired After Pot and Bong Bust

Lipscomb Police Chief Brian Martin was fired a month after his July 27 arrest at his home, where cops allegedly found marijuana and bongs. He is charged with second-degree marijuana possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Colorado Baker's Protagonist Requested Satanic Cake

Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips has filed a lawsuit in Denver's federal court claiming his constitutional rights to freedom of speech, religion, equal protection and due process have been violated.

Convicted Palin Stalker Allegedly Threatened Trump

Shawn Christy, 26, of McAdoo, Pennsylvania, is being pursued by U.S. Marshals, FBI and Secret Service for allegedly threatening on Facebook back in June to put a bullet in the head of President Donald Trump.

Arson Suspect Allegedly Made Fire Threats Weeks Prior

Forrest Clark, 51, of Trabuco Canyon, California, is being held in lieu of $1 million bail for allegedly starting the Holy Fire ravaging Trabuco Canyon, California. He faces life in prison if convicted, The National Forest Service said.

In California's Tinderbox, Do You Stay or Go?

The Mendocino Complex Fire is the largest wildfire recorded in California's modern history. It is among 17 wildfires that thousands of local and international firefighters are beating back. Residents must make a split-second decision to evacuate or face peril by staying put.

Corn Dog Crook Wanted in Goldilocks-Style Burglary

A hungry bandit was caught in the act on Monday afternoon helping himself to a South Carolina woman's stock of state fair corn dogs before allegedly stealing her cellphone and pedaling away on her bicycle, police said. 

Student Accused of Making Mass School Shooting Threats

A warrant has been issued by prosecutors in Spokane, Washington, after 18-year-old Ryan B.K. Lee, who stands accused of lodging mass killing threats against high school students back in May, allegedly broke terms of his bail by attending a youth church group.

Man Chomps Museum Employee's Ear

Donnell Young, 53, was arrested Thursday shortly after getting snubbed while trying to bum a cigarette from a museum employee who was standing outside the building.

American Airman Found Dead on German Autobahn

Staff Sergeant Justin Vandervort, 29, who hailed from Orange, California, was spotted near the Spangdahlem Air Base on the A60 autobahn on Tuesday at around 2:30 p.m., Air Force officials said.

Subway Manager Fired After Racist Tirade

An Alabama manager who identified herself on recorded cellphone footage as "April" was fired on Thursday, one day after video of her racist tirade with two people inside the shop was uploaded online. The episode led to the manager's firing, Newsweek has learned. 

Feds Bring Down Interstate Prostitution Ring

Susan Bashir, 41, of Stone Mountain, Georgia, pleaded guilty last week at Boston's federal court to interstate prostitution and money laundering conspiracy charges as part of a "long-running prostitution ring" with four other suspects.