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NYC police: Teacher accused of raping 10-year-old student

A Bronx public school teacher has been arrested and charged in the alleged rape of a 10-year-old student, according to NYPD Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne.

4 relatives sentenced for kidnap, assault of gay man in Kentucky

A court has sentenced four relatives to years in prison for their roles in kidnapping and assaulting a gay man in Kentucky

Terrorizing landlords plead guilty to burglary, stalking, attempted grand theft

Think you have the landlord from hell? Think again. Did they steal your stuff? Lock you out? Threaten you with a gun? Unless they did, they're not even in contention for the title.

Police: Son stabs father, then saws off his own hands

A 59-year-old man lay bloody on the driveway. His son stood nearby, both his hands cut off at the wrist.

Blurred clue saves girl from child-rapist

Federal agents watched in horror as an unknown man in an internet photo appealed for stomach-churning advice -- how to rape the child beside him. The girl was in pajamas and the man appeared intent on abusing her sometime soon.

BY THE NUMBERS: Juneteenth

Juneteenth is the oldest known U.S. celebration of the end of slavery. Many African-Americans mark the anniversary much like the Fourth of July, with parties, picnics and gathering with family and friends.

Police: Ohio day-care operator drugged pancakes to make children sleep

Getting children to take a nap can be hard. Getting them to eat pancakes is not nearly as difficult.

Miami forces game 7 with San Antonio

Miami's Ray Allen hit a 3-pointer with five seconds left in regulation to force overtime with the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night in game six of the NBA Finals at the American Airlines Center in Miami.

Heat force a Game 7

The Miami Heat pull off an amazing comeback against the San Antonio Spurs winning in overtime 103 to 100. The Spurs will have to win on the road in Game 7 Thursday night to capture their fifth NBA Championship.

Man points fake grenade launcher at cars; uncle convicted of terrorism hoax

A man who paraded his cloaked 16-year-old nephew around a busy Phoenix intersection with a fake rocket-propelled grenade launcher was found guilty Monday on endangerment and terrorism hoax charges.