Underneath The News

Submitted by ub on Sat, 08/20/2011 - 14:02

Libyan rebels capture coastal city of Zawiya after expelling government forces from the western city of Zawiya, which is a major victory for the opposition in their fight against Moammar Gadhafi's control of Tripoli.

An off-duty NYPD officer was arrested in mid-crime and charged with raping school teacher at gunpoint. The drunken is accused of cop forcing a 25-year-old teacher into the backyard of an upper Manhattan building and raping her.

A convicted murderer tried to hire undercover cop to kill his girlfriend. Charles Baeza has been arrested after requesting that an undercover cop kill his 52-year-old girlfriend for refusing to pay a $5000 loan.

Sexting and Tweeting are tech slangs, which have finally made its way into the dictionary. Social media-inspired words like retweet and textspeak are among 400 entries to be included.