Katricia Brown

  • NC prison working to prevent smuggled drugs and cell phones through staff

    Weeks after the Observer published an investigation into widespread corruption in North Carolina’s prisons, state officials have begun testing new ways to prevent employees from smuggling drugs, cellphones and other contraband to inmates. At Lanesboro Correctional Institution, 45 miles southeast of Charlotte, workers reporting for duty now must take...
  • Inmate escapes after kicking window out of patrol car

    Authorities in Virginia have recaptured an inmate the day after he escaped by kicking out the window of a moving patrol car. Albemarle County Police say 26-year-old Matthew Carver of Crozet was recaptured on Saturday after an overnight manhunt following a report about a suspicious man. Police say Carver...
  • Parents admit giving baby drugs…crushing it up and applying it the gums

    Police said a mother and father were arrested after they gave their newborn daughter drugs on the day she was born, CBS affiliate KUTV in Salt Lake City reports. Colby Glen Wilde, 29, and 26-year-old Lacey Dawn Christenson face drug distribution and child endangerment charges, authorities said. “They administered...
  • Donald Trump is speaking about A.G. Jeff Sessions again!

    President Trump knocked his own attorney general once again on Monday over the Russia investigation, calling Jeff Sessions “beleaguered.” “So why aren’t the Committees and investigators, and of course our beleaguered A.G., looking into Crooked Hillarys crimes & Russia relations?” the president tweeted.  Follow Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump So...
  • Brielle Biermann daughter of Kim Zolciak goes in on Kenya Moore!

    Like mother, like daughter. On Sunday, Brielle Biermann took aim at “Real Housewives of Atlanta” personality Kenya Moore, who has famously sparred with mom Kim Zolciak both on and off-camera. “Kenya is a dumb ugly evil bitch,” the 20-year-old reality star tweeted. Though Zolciak, 39, didn’t chime in herself, she did like her first born’s...
  • Some offenders may be removed from Megan’s Law website

      Changes are coming to Pennsylvania’s sex offender registry as a result of a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision issued this week, but experts say it’s unclear exactly how they will play out. The justices said 2012 changes to the registry that expanded and toughened reporting rules under the state’s Megan’s Law...
  • Man fakes his death to avoid jail

    An Alaska man is accused of trying to fake his own death to dodge a prison sentence for sexual assault, federal prosecutors say. Ryan Riley Meganack, 34, and his girlfriend, Ivy Rose Rodriguez, 25, are charged with conspiracy and false distress for allegedly making a bogus call to the U.S. Coast Guardseeking...
  • Legal battle for Baby Charlie Gard ends

      A five-month legal battle to take terminally ill baby Charlie Gard to the United States for experimental treatment ended Monday after his parents told a British court they were withdrawing their legal challenge. Charlie Gard’s parents, supported by an American neurologist and Italian medical researchers, had wanted the 11-month-old to be...
  • More than 100 explicit photos found in deputy’s phone taken while on duty

    A Florida sheriff’s deputy has been fired after authorities say he took partially naked photos of himself while on duty at a county courthouse. Indian River County spokesman Eric Flowers said in a news release that Lt. Macen LeVan was fired July 19. Flowers said an internal affairs investigation...