- Woman killed by Phoenix-area police had popular online video Updated: Feb-06-16 12:16 am
MESA, Arizona - Police in a Phoenix suburb shot and killed a knife-wielding woman whose struggles with Asperger's syndrome went viral last year when she posted an online video showing her service dog comforting her.
- Feds seek life sentences for courthouse gunman's children Updated: Feb-05-16 5:27 pm
DOVER, Delaware - Federal prosecutors are seeking life sentences for the former husband and sister-in-law of a woman fatally shot at a Delaware courthouse.
- Assange sex case sinks in international quagmire Updated: Feb-05-16 2:05 pm
LONDON - It started more than five years ago as what appeared to be a fairly simple sex crime case: two women in Sweden came forward to accuse Julian Assange of sexual misconduct.
- Pakistani gets 20 years in US prison for $100M drugs scam Updated: Feb-05-16 8:40 am
SHERMAN, Texas - Prosecutors in Texas say a man from Pakistan must serve 20 years in a U.S. prison for his role in an online $100 million counterfeit prescription drugs ring.
- Explosives threat one of many due to 'Making a Murderer' Updated: Feb-04-16 1:14 pm
MANITOWOC, Wisconsin - Bomb threats to a Wisconsin county sheriff's office that made an apparent reference to "getting justice" for the convict profiled in the popular Netflix series "Making a Murderer" are the latest in a long string of threats made to the department and its officers since the series went online, officials said Thursday.
- Ocean Springs man accused of cyberstalking church members Updated: Feb-04-16 5:39 am
OCEAN SPRINGS, Mississippi - Jackson County sheriff's deputies have arrested a 55-year-old man who they say sent threatening and harassing messages to a church in Ocean Springs.
- 17-year-old charged with hacking into high school computer Updated: Feb-03-16 11:00 am
CARY, North Carolina - A student has been arrested and charged with hacking into the computer system and changing some grades at Panther Creek High School in Cary.
- U.K. man faces 50-year sentence for sex abuse of Oregon girl Updated: Feb-03-16 2:20 am
EUGENE, Oregon - A man from Wales has pleaded guilty to sex crimes committed against a 10-year-old Oregon girl.
- Guilty plea in attempted cyber-attack on US govt. computers Updated: Feb-02-16 6:21 pm
WASHINGTON - A former Nuclear Regulatory Commission scientist pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal computer crime, admitting that he attempted to launch a cyber-attack on government computers by sending employees emails that he thought contained a virus.
- Federal judge sets trial date for PA Cyber school founder Updated: Feb-02-16 12:23 pm
PITTSBURGH - A federal judge has set a June 6 trial date for Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Founder Nicholas Trombetta.
- China company accused of fleecing investors of $7.6 billion Updated: Feb-01-16 8:08 am
BEIJING - Police arrested the maverick founder of China's largest online finance business on suspicion of fleecing 900,000 investors of $7.6 billion, in what could be the biggest financial fraud in Chinese history.
- Man accused of posting online threats against Chester police Updated: Jan-28-16 6:27 am
CHESTER, Pennsylvania - Authorities have accused a man of posting online threats targeting police officers in Chester.
- University of Missouri threat suspect pleads not guilty Updated: Jan-27-16 7:09 pm
COLUMBIA, Missouri - A 20-year-old man accused of making online threats against black students and faculty at the University of Missouri's Columbia campus has pleaded not guilty plea.
- Chester high school student accused of posting online threat Updated: Jan-27-16 7:25 am
CHESTER, Pennsylvania - Police say a 17-year-old girl made an online threat to attack fellow students at schools in Chester.
- Video of Egyptians giving police condom balloons goes viral Updated: Jan-27-16 1:17 am
CAIRO - A video showing a reporter and an actor handing Egyptian policemen condom balloons on the fifth anniversary of the 2011 uprising received more than 1 million views online but could land them in jail.
- Man accused of posting explicit photos of girlfriend online Updated: Jan-21-16 5:01 am
TRI-CITIES, Washington - Authorities say a Franklin County man has been arrested on suspicion of posting sexually explicit images of his girlfriend on her social media accounts.
- Ex-high school photographer indicted for Internet stalking Updated: Jan-19-16 5:51 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A former Pine Bluff-area high school photographer has been indicted for allegedly lying to a federal agent and Internet stalking.
- Vermont judge gives cattle rustler 38 months in prison Updated: Jan-16-16 2:51 pm
BRATTLEBORO, Vermont - A modern-day cattle rustler is serving more than three years in jail after pleading guilty to wire fraud in connection with a scheme to defraud 13 ranchers out of more than $2 million.
- Police raid 3 Internet cafe in online gambling investigation Updated: Jan-15-16 4:29 am
MIDVALE, Utah - Unified police have raided three Internet cafe businesses following a yearlong investigation into alleged online gambling.
- Florida Lottery warns about online Powerball scam Updated: Jan-13-16 3:02 am
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - The Florida Lottery is warning Powerball players about an online scam.
- Cardinals GM confident rest of front office uninvolved Updated: Jan-11-16 4:53 pm
- Former Cardinals official pleads guilty to hacking Astros Updated: Jan-08-16 6:40 pm
HOUSTON - The former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to hacking into the player database and email system of the Houston Astros in an unusual case of high-tech cheating involving two Major League Baseball clubs.
- Bahamian pleads not guilty to stealing unreleased TV scripts Updated: Jan-08-16 6:25 pm
NEW YORK - A Bahamian man charged with hacking into celebrities' email accounts to steal unreleased movie and TV scripts and private sex videos can be held without bail because he's a flight risk, a judge said Friday.
- US recruits tech leaders to help disrupt Islamic State group Updated: Jan-07-16 9:56 pm
PALO ALTO, California - With extremists finding fertile ground for recruitment online, the White House is dispatching top national security officials to Silicon Valley to seek the tech industry's help in disrupting the Islamic State group and other terrorists.
- Criminal justice computer integration project launches Updated: Jan-07-16 2:54 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - It took nearly 15 years to launch, but New Hampshire officials say a program designed to improve the efficiency of the state's justice system by integrating computer systems across agencies is off to a successful start.