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Powdered cocaine is pictured in this undated handout photo courtesy of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration.

A homeless man was sentenced to 15 years after pleading guilty to cocaine possession — but it turned out to just be powdered milk

Cody Gregg, 29, had his case in Oklahoma City dismissed on Friday, days after pleading guilty to possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.
JB Wagoner says he's an aspiring space entrepreneur and a "big fan" of SpaceX. Behind him is Starship Mark 1.

A SpaceX fan who visited Texas to see Elon Musk’s Starship event spent the night in jail after taking photos of a rocket prototype built by the ...

An officer called the man accused of criminal trespassing and asked him to surrender. The Cameron County sheriff says SpaceX pressed charges.
Jars of honey. File photo.

An innocent man spent months in jail after customs officials thought honey he brought back from Jamaica was liquid meth

Leon Haughton told The Washington Post he was jailed for 82 days after customs officials in Baltimore alleged that the three jars of honey were meth.
A woman uses a laptop.

An international gang has been charged in a widespread romance scam that defrauded businesses and elderly women out of at least $6 million

Federal authorities said that 17 people had been arrested in the United States, including 14 in the Los Angeles area.

Marijuana-related arrests cost the US billions of dollars each year, even in states where the drug is legal

The legal marijuana industry could be a multi-billion dollar industry for the United States, but for now, it's actually costing Americans billions.
St. Louis City Justice Center.

A woman was trapped on a stairwell in the St. Louis Justice Center for more than 2 days

The woman was released from custody the morning of June 5. She was found locked in a stairwell two days later, at 6:32 p.m. on June 7.
Margaret Gieszinger was filmed cutting a student's hair.

Students say they warned school administrators about the California teacher who was arrested for forcibly cutting a student’s hair, and their ca...

Margaret Gieszinger, a science teacher at University Preparatory High School in Visalia, California, was arrested on Wednesday.
Margaret Gieszinger was filmed cutting a student's hair.

The husband of a teacher who got arrested after being filmed forcibly cutting a student’s hair said he’s shocked and confused by video of ...

Margaret Gieszinger, a science teacher in Visalia, California, was arrested on Wednesday after video of the incident was posted online.
Katie Mehta

A wedding photographer was arrested after reportedly having sex with a guest and urinating on a tree at the venue

Police believe Katie Mehta, 26, mixed alprazolam, the generic version of Xanax, and alcohol before her arrest.

Mollie Tibbetts’ death is being used to push debunked ideas about illegal immigration and violent crime

The police say Cristhian Bahena Rivera, a Mexican immigrant arrested on charges of first-degree murder in the death of an Iowa college student, is in the US illegally. But despite widespread claims, data shows unauthorized immigrants commit crimes at lower rates than native-born citizens.