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Virginia Beach Man Posted About Rape On Facebook

David Lohr | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

A 23-year-old man who sexually assaulted a friend hours after posting his plan on Facebook has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, authorities said ...

Cops: Doctor Waterboarded Girlfriend Over Facebook Post

AP | Posted 07.09.2013 | Miami

MIAMI -- Authorities say a plastic surgeon in Miami attacked his girlfriend for several hours over a Facebook posting, forcing her head into a toilet ...

Man Allegedly Kills Wife, Asks News Station To Post Message On Facebook

AP | DOUG ESSER | Posted 03.15.2013 | Crime

SEATTLE -- A man who told a TV newsroom that he had killed his wife and asked the station to post that message on Facebook was arrested Thursday after...

Teen's Post On Facebook Leads To Arrest

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 01.05.2013 | Technology

If there's a surefire way to get caught for committing an offense these days, it's airing the details on social media. Jacob Cox-Brown, an 18-year...

Husband's Facebook Stalking Leads To Battle Of Wits, Arrest

Posted 12.28.2012 | Weird News

A Minnesota man reportedly told officers he would rather go to jail than stay at home with his wife, and he got what he wanted. Police in Princeto...

Fugitive Sex Offender Arrested After Girlfriend 'Likes' Sheriffs' Dept. On Facebook

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.13.2012 | Crime

Facebook's stock has risen pretty high, at least in the eyes of sheriffs in Tazewell County, Va., who were able to use the social media website to lan...

IT'S COMPLICATED: Woman Allegedly Stabs Husband Because Of Either Facebook Or Drugs

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.21.2012 | Weird News

Rhonda Washington and her husband agree on one thing: She stabbed him during a fight. However, they can't agree on whether it was because she was m...

Robin Wilkey

WATCH: Facebook Post Sparks 30-Woman Brawl With Weapons

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 04.25.2012 | San Francisco

More than 30 women gathered for a large street fight in Sacramento on Sunday afternoon, reportedly over a Facebook post. According to Sacramento Po...

Nursing Assistant Posted Photos Of Dying Patients On Facebook, Convicted Of Privacy Invasion

AP | Posted 03.08.2012 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Police say an Oregon woman who worked as a nursing assistant took photos of dying patients at a nursing home and posted them on her ...

High School Students' Facebook Photos Used On Porn Site

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.15.2012 | Education

Seventeen students from the Bay Path Technical Vocational Regional High School in Charlton, Ma., are shocked after finding out that their Facebook pho...

Drug Dealer Caught After Posing For Facebook Photo With Wax Obama Statue

Posted 02.13.2012 | Weird News

A wanted Sicilian drug dealer was found hiding in the U.K. after he posted a picture of himself with President Obama's wax figure on Facebook this wee...

Things Not To Post On Facebook: Photos Of Stuff You Stole

AP | Posted 12.26.2011 | Crime

PITTSBURGH -- An 18-year-old Pittsburgh man is accused of burglarizing a market with three teens, then posted pictures on his Facebook page showing th...

Cops: Facebook Unfriending Drives Woman To Arson

Posted 01.03.2012 | Crime

Authorities in Iowa say a 30-year-old woman attempted to burn down a couple's house last week in retaliation for being unfriended on Facebook. Jenn...

Facebook Post Costs High School Team Three Victories

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.27.2011 | Education

File under: "Oops." Or, perhaps more accurately: "C'mon, mom!!" At least, that's probably what two Perry County High School boys are saying afte...

13 Facebook Posts That Got People Arrested

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 10.30.2011 | Technology

Facebook wall posts, photos, messages, events pages and more can be helpful tools for authorities tracking a suspect, serving as key evidence in crimi...

Facebook, The Latest In Crime-Fighting Technology

Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

By Jeff John Roberts NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. law-enforcement agencies are increasingly obtaining warrants to search Facebook, often gaining d...

Man Updates Facebook Status During Police Standoff

AP | By JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 08.22.2011 | Technology

SALT LAKE CITY -- Jason Valdez is no stranger to Utah police. His latest brush with the law, however, may have been the most public. An armed Valde...

19 Facebook Posts That Got People ARRESTED

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith and Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Forget wiretaps and paper trails: more and more frequently, mischief and malfeasance on Facebook in photos, posts, pages, and chats is helping police ...

Chris Wittwer, 'Facebook Vigilante,' 'Names And Shames Sex Offenders'

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See photo and update below.* Chris Wittwer, Britain's 'Facebook Vigilante' has created a Facebook database of nearly 6,000 registered sex offenders....