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Ohio child sex trafficking sting nabs more than 100, including church leader, ER doctor: report

More than 100 people, including a medical doctor and a church youth director, were arrested as part of a massive human trafficking and child sex sting operation based in central Ohio, according to a report.Those arrested included 24 men caught when they showed up at an undisclosed location with the intention of meeting a child for sex, Maj. Steven Tucker of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office said. "They show up with
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Washington, DC, shooting leaves 1 dead, 5 injured: reports

At least one person was killed and five injured Thursday night when gunfire erupted in the Columbia Heights section of Washington, D.C., prompting a major police response and a search for the suspects.Two of the victims were listed in critical condition, but they were expected to survive. Washington's WRC-TV reported that officials were looking for two men who were inside a light-colored car with an “AK style” rifle.GET THE FOX NEWS APPPolice
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US Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton goes missing in Arizona

A U.S. Marine went missing Monday evening when he left Arizona for Camp Pendleton in Southern California.Lance Cpl. Job Wallace, 20, was last seen at a friend’s house in Surprise, Ariz., which is northwest of Phoenix.A Border Patrol camera caught Wallace’s truck traveling eastbound on Interstate 10 southeast of El Paso but his mother said law enforcement told her his phone last pinged in Arizona Monday night. This Sept. 2019
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FedEx pilot detained in China before commercial flight

A FedEx pilot was detained in China last week after items were found in his checked bag before he boarded a commercial flight, the company confirmed to Fox News on Thursday.FedEx said former U.S. Air Force pilot Todd A. Hohn was later released, and it is working with Chinese authorities to understand what happened at the airport in Guangzhou. Air Force Col. Todd Hohn, foreground, and pilots assigned to the
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Strangers pack funeral for veteran with no known family, friends: ‘He will not be alone’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Several hundred people, including members of the U.S. Air Force and the Patriot Guard, packed into a cemetery on Thursday to offer their final salute to a U.S. veteran. Most had never met him.It was a touching tribute to Staff Sgt. Lyndon Badgett, 57, a U.S. Air Force veteran who seemed to outlast most of his family and friends. For weeks, it seemed as if he would be buried alone."No
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Maine woman says she buried friend in backyard to fulfill dying wish: ‘I put her in a tarp… I dragged her out there’

Police in Maine are investigating after the remains of an elderly woman were discovered in a shallow grave on a property where the owner claims she buried her friend as a part of her dying wish.Vernelle Jackson, 83, wasn’t worried when state officials showed up at her home on Harrison Road in Norway on Tuesday to perform a welfare check on a woman who had reportedly been staying with her.BODY OF
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Chinese parent charged in college admissions scandal arrested in Spain, to be extradited to US

A woman accused of paying $400,000 to get her son into the University of California, Los Angeles, as a fake soccer recruit has become the 52nd person charged in a sweeping college admissions bribery scheme, according to an indictment unsealed Tuesday.Xiaoning Sui, 48, a Chinese national who resides in Surrey, British Columbia, was charged with a single count of conspiracy and fraud in the indictment unsealed in Boston's federal court.
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Suspect, 18, held in murder of New York teen who was fatally stabbed while students recorded attack: cops

An 18-year-old man from New York City's Long Island suburbs was arrested Wednesday and charged with the murder of a 16-year-old student who was fatally stabbed outside a pizza shop just blocks away from his high school earlier this week.Police say dozens of teens recorded the assault on their cell phones instead of trying to stop the attack.Police charged Tyler Flach of Lido Beach, N.Y., with second-degree murder in connection with the death
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Justice Dept. IG referred James Comey for criminal prosecution

Associated Press | September 18, 2019 Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said Wednesday that he referred former FBI Director James Comey for criminal prosecution this year after concluding he leaked sensitive materials to a friend. And the Justice Department watchdog told Congress he would “assess” Republican allegations of inconsistent statements in Mr. Comey’s testimony before the Senate. Mr. Horowitz’s disclosure that he made the criminal referral marks his first public statement about the criticism lodged against Mr. Comey in
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Hurricane Humberto edges closer to Bermuda as Tropical Depression Imelda drenches Texas

Hurricane Humberto in the Atlantic Ocean edged closer to Bermuda on Wednesday night, threatening the area with strong winds as Tropical Depression Imelda drenched Texas.The National Hurricane Center tweeted about Humberto on Wednesday evening writing that high winds are expected to affect Bermuda, an island of about 70,000 people, through Thursday morning. “Coastal flooding from storm surge and dangerous breaking waves is also expected tonight and Thursday,” the tweet said.