Renz

A NY man who stabbed a librarian to death and raped her daughter was beaten in jail, The Associated Press reports.

David J. Renz, 29, suffered a broken nose and other facial trauma on his first day in jail, authorities said.

According to the AP, Renz had tissue stuffed up both nostrils and his face was swollen during a hearing on Friday to face federal charges of violating his probation.

"I have a broken nose," he reportedly told his lawyer, according to The Post-Standard in Syracuse.

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Renz

A NY man who was previously arrested for possession of child pornography was charged with abducting and murdering a school librarian and raping her 10-year-old daughter, The Associated Press reports.

Police say David J. Renz, 29, removed his ankle monitor, then drove to a mall near Syracuse, NY, where he abducted the woman and her daughter as they left a gymnastics class, around 9 p.m. Thursday.

Renz forced the woman and her daughter into their SUV, bound them both, fatally stabbed the woman and raped the girl.

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New details are emerging in the tragic case of Jonylah Watkins, the 6-month-old baby who was shot while her gang banging dad supposedly changed her diaper. The infant's wounded father, Jonathan Watkins, a street gang member who has been arrested 39 times, was released from the hospital yesterday.

Watkins stood before television cameras, portraying himself to be a distraught father who just lost his baby daughter.

But, according to loyal reader Trendsetter, who sent in the above photo, Watkins didn't appear distraught while in the hospital, where he was seen posing for photos and throwing up the peace sign (his hospital wristband is visible on his right wrist).

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Natisha Hillard and Christopher Bour

An Indiana mother sold her own infant to a man to make a child pr0n, NBC News reports.

Natisha Hillard, 24, was arrested after she sold her 18-month-old infant daughter to 39-year-old Christopher Bour for the purpose of making child pr0n.

Police say Hillard, who met Bour in an online dating chat room, was fully aware of Bour's intentions when she agreed to the illegal transaction.

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Oscar Pistorius

A family friend describes Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius as a "broken man" who is on the verge of suicide.

"He has no confidence in his tone of voice and he is almost like someone that is walking around in circles and doesn't know where he is going," Mike Azzie told the BBC in an upcoming documentary.

"I would say that, just speaking to him, he is a broken man. I would go as far as to say that he could be on the verge of suicide. It really worries me," said Azzie in the upcoming BBC documentary, Oscar Pistorius: What Really Happened?

Azzie said the double amputee has been forced to sell off his prized possessions to pay for his spiraling legal fees.

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Charges dropped against pimp Pimping charges were dropped against a Brooklyn man who was accused of forcing a 17-year-old girl into a life of prostitution in 2011, the NY Post reports.

The NY Post reports Robert Pannell, 36, was cleared of all charges of pimping and sex trafficking after prosecutors were alerted to an online ad offering the woman's services in exchange for money.

“We discovered a problem with the credibility of the witness and brought it to the attention of the court,” said Brooklyn District Attorney spokesman Jerry Schmetterer.

“She’s still in business,” said defense attorney David Jacobs. “[Pannell] was very happy this morning when I told him the good news, that [his accuser] was a total liar.”

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Rachman and Raizel Glauber

The hit-and-run driver who killed an expectant mother, her husband and their newborn, served time in prison for the murder of rapper 50 Cent's namesake, Kelvin "50 Cent" Martin, (left) the NY Post reports.

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Police are hunting for Julio Macevedo, 44, (center) who fled the scene of the 2-car accident in Cobble Hill Brooklyn that left expectant parents, Rachman Glauber and his seven-months-pregnant wife, Raizel, dead. Glauber and Raizel, both 21-year-old Hasidic jews, were on their way to the hospital after Raizel complained of not feeling well.

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Tameka Raymond and Kile Glover

A suspect has been arrested in the death of Kile Glover, the 11-year-old son of Tameka Raymond and her ex-husband Ryan Glover.

According to TMZ, a Grand Jury in Hall County indicted Jeffrey Simon Hubbard for operating a jet ski irresponsibly and causing the accident that left Kile brain dead and a 16-year-old girl injured on Lake Lanier in July 2012.

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A 22-year-old Mississippi man has been arrested and charged with the death of an openly gay mayoral candidate. Lawrence Reed of Shelby was charged with the murder of Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian, 34, on Thursday.

McMillian's body was found near the Mississippi River levee Wednesday morning, a day after Reed crashed McMillian's SUV into another vehicle on U.S. highway 49.

Reed was transported to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, where he is listed in good condition. McMillian's relationship to Reed is not known.

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