Photo: Ashley Jo Beach in court Dec. 29.
Meridian, Idaho police say back in September, Beach, a 38-year-old middle school teacher, was caught in the bushes with the teen, a former student.
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Photo: Carjacking suspect Jeremy Banguero, 17.
Thi Yuan Yen says he was leaving his Stafford apartment just south of Houston, on Christmas Day, when suddenly a man pulled open his car door, according to local Houston station KTRK.
Photo: Robert Halderman outside Manhattan criminal court Nov. 10, 2009, in New York.
In court papers filed Tuesday, Robert "Joe" Halderman's lawyer cited published reports that Woods paid an alleged mistress millions of dollars to stay silent. Attorney Gerald Shargel suggested that since the woman hasn't been charged with a crime, Halderman shouldn't be, either.
Facebook Photo: Craig Lynch.
At almost 4,000 fans, Lynch is likely the most popular fugitive on Facebook. And his Internet stardom has spawned a T-shirt line and even a song in the fleet-footed convict's honor.
Photo: Lil Wayne performs in New Orleans, Dec. 28, 2009.
The artist returned to his hometown of New Orleans for a performance Monday on what he's calling his farewell tour.
Or when a congressman asks the House speaker to move a day's worth of votes so he can watch a college football game.
Or when employees at not just one, not two, but three state prisons use stun guns on their kids as part of "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day."
Photo: Officers wear video/audio recording devices during a news conference at SJPD headquarters on Dec. 18, 2009.
"It's like the helmet cam you've seen on X Games," said San Jose police officer William Pender, who demonstrated the camera on a recent afternoon.
Photo: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg with Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, March 15, 2008.
The city that was once America's murder capital, with a record 2,245 homicides in 1990, is now boasting an all time low of 461 homicides.
And police believe it all may have been sparked by an argument over cigarettes.
Clearwater Police Department detectives say Samantha Broadhead and Ault poured gasoline on the bedroom floor and bed of Samantha's mother Nancy Broadhead, and then set the room aflame.