Topics :: Craigslist

Buff NYC Teacher Fired For Using School Email to Hook Up

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Mar 14, 2013
A hunky New York City teacher was fired for sending out clad photos of himself in response to Craigslist ads via his work email, which he shared with a fellow teacher.

Man Convicted in Deadly Craigslist Plot in Ohio

By Thomas J. Sheeran | Wednesday Mar 13, 2013
A man faces the penalty after being convicted of murder, kidnapping and robbery in a plot to lure men with Craigslist job offerings.

Teenager Given Maximum Sentence for Murder of Man He Met on Internet

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Dec 14, 2011
Last month, John Katehis was convicted of killing George Weber, a radio show host, after meeting through a Craigslist ad. Despite Katehis’ attorney’s efforts, he will receive the maximum sentence of 25 years-to-life.

Teen Convicted of Killing Radio Host in Internet Hook-Up

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Nov 16, 2011
A Brooklyn jury found a teen guilty of second-degree murder for the stabbing of a WABC Radio newsman whom he met through Craigslist yesterday, the New York Post reports.

Calif. Teacher’s Firing for Craigslist Sex Ad Upheld

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Apr 7, 2011
An appeals court’s verdict is the latest wrinkle in the back-and-forth story of a teacher for the San Diego Unified School District who was fired for posting an ad on Craiglist looking for sex with other men.

Craigslist removes global adult services listings

By Stephanie Reitz | Wednesday Dec 22, 2010
Craigslist has confirmed that it removed its controversial adult services section from its international sites, Connecticut’s attorney general said Tuesday, four months after it did the same for its U.S. sites.

Newsman ’Gay Slay’ Killer Claims Self Defense

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Oct 13, 2010
The young man accused of killing a New York journalist during a sex-for-pay encounter last year was acting in self defense, his lawyer said in a pretrial hearing on Oct. 12.

1 ’censored’ bar won’t stop online prostitution

By Dan Strumpf | Monday Sep 6, 2010
Craiglist’s "adult services" section has been shut down in the U.S., but prostitution on the Internet is alive and well - even, quite possibly, on Craigslist.

State AGs: Craigslist should drop adult services

By Everton Bailey, Jr. | Wednesday Aug 25, 2010
Craigslist should remove its adult services section because the website cannot adequately block potentially illegal ads promoting prostitution and child trafficking, attorneys general in 17 states demanded Tuesday in a joint letter.

Police: Conn. man in feud placed fake orgy ad

By Stephanie Reitz | Friday Apr 23, 2010
A Connecticut man who was feuding with his neighbor targeted her in an explicit online posting that invited strangers to a rowdy orgy with a bored soccer mom, police said.