Articles tagged with: social media

16 December 2014

Facebook tip helps track down two dine-and-dashers

Posted in Local

Rogue River, Ore. -- Social media comes to the rescue again. This time Facebook helped Rogue River police track down an alleged dine-and-dash duo.Police say thanks to social media they caught up wit ...

05 November 2014

Deputies investigating Port Orchard homicide

Posted in Regional

Port Orchard, Wash. -- (KING) A spokesman with the Kitsap County Sheriff's Office said the agency is investigating the death of a woman found in her Port Orchard apartment as a homicide. A family m ...

10 September 2014

Facebook fugitive

Posted in U.S. & World News

(KTVB)  It has been two weeks since Nicholas Grove escaped from Idaho's Payette County Jail.Grove has since been talking with friends on social media. He took to Facebook to explain how he was scar ...

21 August 2014

Creepy, but not illegal

Posted in U.S. & World News

Mo. --- (WGEM)  Many parents like to show off their children to family and friends by posting photos on social media accounts, but one Missouri mother was shocked when someone stole those precious ...

14 July 2014

Survey: offended by breast-feeding photos on social media?

Posted in U.S. & World News

(The Today Show) Are images of parenting in all its natural and goofy expressiveness being censored online? On Monday, TODAY is exploring "the censorship of motherhood online." We want your thoughts ...

11 July 2014

Teens fight "viral" rape images

Posted in U.S. & World News

Houston, Texas --- (KPRC News) The families of two Houston, Texas teenagers say their daughters were sexually assaulted at a party, and now nude pictures of the girls are being posted on social medi ...

11 June 2014

"Movie star" abduction attempt

Posted in U.S. & World News

Baxter, Iowa --- (WHO)  Police in Baxter, Iowa have arrested a California man after they say he lured a 14-year-old girl into his car.Police said 33-year-old David Lavera had been communicating wit ...

09 June 2014

Selfie surgery

Posted in U.S. & World News

We all look our best in real life, but a new trend shows young people now are taking drastic measures to look good on social media. It's being called "selfie surgery". The American Academy of Facial ...

21 May 2014

Predator in the closet

Posted in U.S. & World News

N.C. --- (WCNC News) A North Carolina man charged with multiple sex crimes involving a teenage girl he met online has turned himself in. Investigators arrested 27-year-old Jarred Ashley Workman late ...

23 April 2014

NYPD social media outreach backfires

Posted in Local, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) An NYPD social media campaign backfired when the police department asked New Yorkers for photos with cops and Twitter erupted with unflattering pictures of officers making arrests, tangli ...