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Disgraced British pop star and convicted pedophile Gary Glitter was released from prison Friday after serving just half of his 16-year sentence. Glitter, born Paul Francis Gadd, was set free from Dorset’s HMP The Verne prison in England, PA News reports. The “Do You Wanna Touch Me” singer was caged in 2015 after he sexually…

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An elementary school teacher in Florida faces multiple charges after allegedly having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old student, which reportedly included hookups inside the classroom, authorities said. Davis Augustine Hodge Jr., 30, of Homestead, was charged Wednesday with four counts of engaging in a sex act with a minor older than 12 — the…

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Florida State Attorney Monique Worrell and Rep. Rachel Plakon are pushing for changes in the criminal justice system after two suspects with long criminal histories were arrested for robbing an Amazon delivery driver at gunpoint last month, according to Fox 35 Orlando. Convicted felons Arkimase Divinard, 23, and Joel Aime, 24, were arrested by the…

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A memorial dedicated to fallen police officers in Portland, Oregon, was vandalized this week, according to the Portland Police Association. In a statement on Facebook, the association’s president Sgt. Aaron Schmautz said the memorial in Tom McCall Waterfront Park was damaged at some point in the night on Tuesday. Individual plaques dedicated to fallen officers were missing pictures, and names…

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Parents are still without answers nearly a week after a gastrointestinal illness outbreak affected more than 100 children at an elementary school in Las Vegas, resulting in teachers lining the affected students up outside the facility as they repeatedly vomited.  Officials with the Clark County School District (CCSD) and Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) have…

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A video of two students viciously beating a 9-year-old student on a Florida school bus has surfaced online, alarming the community and prompting a swift reaction from the girl’s parents. The disturbing footage shows two boys repeatedly striking the girl as she is folded over in a seat, barely defending herself with one hand as…

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s mother was involved in a serious car crash in Los Angeles Wednesday night, but survived in what the actor is calling a miracle. The “Black Adam” star posted a photo to Instagram of a mangled red Cadillac Escalade that suffered heavy damage to the front passenger side. The actor included a…

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A group of Hispanic state lawmakers in Connecticut are trying to ban use of the word “Latinx” from official government documents — claiming the term is “offensive” to Spanish-speakers. Five Hispanic Democrats from the state have proposed legislation to outlaw the gender-neutral alternative to “Latino” or “Latina” that describes people of Latin American descent. The…

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Disgraced Rep. George Santos was among several Republican lawmakers spotted sporting an assault rifle lapel pin on the House floor this week, a move that outraged several Democrats amid a recent spate of mass shootings.  “George Santos was wearing an assault weapon lapel pin literally days after a string of mass shootings. Call it tone-deaf…

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An aeronautics professor at Purdue University was arrested for allegedly dealing methamphetamines and propositioning women for sex in exchange for money, according to Indiana police. Sergey Macheret, 65, was busted on Wednesday night in Lafayette following a lengthy investigation into reports of a “suspicious” man approaching women, according to the Lafayette Police Department. He was…

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