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NY Teen Confesses to Stabbing, Setting Gay Man on Fire

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 11
A teenager from upstate New York has been arrested after confessing to killing a man who was more than three times his age after possibly meeting him on Craigslist.

Buff NYC Teacher Fired For Using School Email to Hook Up

WORKPLACE | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 14
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

CRIME | By Thomas J. Sheeran | Mar 13
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

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 14
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

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 16
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

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 7
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

PERSONAL TECH | By Stephanie Reitz | Dec 22
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

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 13
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

PERSONAL TECH | By Dan Strumpf | Sep 6
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

CORPORATE | By Everton Bailey, Jr. | Aug 25
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.

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