News : Crime

Jurors in Steinle trial allowed to consider 1st degree murder

Saturday  07:35,   18 november 2017
CBS News

Defense attorneys argue Jose Garcia Zarate accidentally shot the 32-year-old, but the prosecutor has sought to prove he pointed the gun at her and pulled the trigger deliberately . And on Wednesday, Judge James Feng agreed to her request to instruct [...]

Police officer slain near Pittsburgh; gunman still at large

Saturday  07:35,   18 november 2017
FOX News

A police officer who was shot Friday night in a town outside Pittsburgh has died -- and the gunman remains at large, authorities said. The shooting occurred shortly after 8 p.m. EST in or near New Kensington, while the officer was conducting a[...]

Charles Manson's condition remains a mystery, though he is still alive

Saturday  06:35,   18 november 2017
Tribune News Service

Mass murderer Charles Manson remained alive Friday, authorities said, but details of the illness that brought him to a Bakersfield hospital remain unclear. Vicky Waters, a spokeswoman with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, [...]

California Marijuana Club Caught Pretending to Be a Church

Saturday  02:50,   18 november 2017

A California marijuana club posing as a fake church was unmasked this week after police seized more than $20,000 worth of weed products from the dispensary. The illegal marijuana dispensary called itself The Citadel Church of La Puente and sold[...]

Chicago gang members seek new lives through writing, reading memoirs

Saturday  00:05,   18 november 2017

Just days before his daughter's first birthday in 2006, Leronn Johnson was shot once in the shoulder and twice in his back. He says the bullets remain inside his body, a permanent reminder of the gang life he was part of growing up on the[...]

Killer Charles Manson alive as reports swirl of ill health

Friday  20:20,   17 november 2017
Associated Press

<p>For nearly 50 years Charles Manson has been the living personification of evil, a demonic presence captured in scores of photos, each of them marked by his piercing dark eyes and the crude Nazi swastika he carved into his[...]

Heavy police presence in West Baltimore Friday as search continues for suspect in killing of police detective

Friday  20:20,   17 november 2017

<p>There’s a heavy police presence in West Baltimore Friday morning as authorities continue to search for the gunman responsible for the death of a Baltimore detective, shot on duty Wednesday night.</p>Officers from the Bureau of Alcohol,[...]

15 convictions linked to corrupt Chicago cop are thrown out

Friday  18:20,   17 november 2017
Associated Press

<p>One by one, the men told the same story: A Chicago police officer would demand money from them. And if they didn't pay, they would find themselves in handcuffs with drugs stuffed in their pockets.</p>A Cook County judge on Thursday[...]

More 'Making a Murderer' Evidence Could Exonerate Avery

Friday  17:22,   17 november 2017

Evidence against Avery's nephew Bobby Dassey is mounting.Avery is serving a life sentence for the 2005 murder of photographer Teresa Halbach. He has always protested his innocence and believes he was framed. The Netflix documentary scrutinized[...]

Owner of truck with vulgar anti-Trump sticker arrested on outstanding warrant

Friday  17:21,   17 november 2017
FOX News

The owner of pickup truck that drew attention this week because of a profane anti-Trump sticker was arrested in Houston on Thursday on an outstanding warrant. Karen Fonseca was arrested about 2 p.m. on an outstanding fraud warrant issued in August[...]

Mental patient who escaped facility speaks out in jailhouse interview

Friday  12:05,   17 november 2017
CBS News

Randall Saito escaped from a state hospital in Hawaii, boarded a plane to California, said it's the "million-dollar question" where the money and planning came fromRandall Saito escaped from a state hospital in Hawaii and says his past [...]

Baltimore police detective has died, department seeks 'heartless, ruthless, soulless killer' in shooting

Friday  07:06,   17 november 2017

<p>The Baltimore homicide detective who was shot in the head on Wednesday has died, police said.</p>The Baltimore homicide detective who was shot in the head on Wednesday has died, police[...]

2 victims killed in Richmond quadruple shooting remembered

Friday  05:20,   17 november 2017
SF Gate

Hayley Flores, 26, and Robert Bill, 24, were in love.&nbsp;Hayley Flores, 26, and Robert Bill, 24, were in love. The El Sobrante couple moved in together about a year ago with plans to start a family soon, friends[...]

Woman police dubbed "Hamburglar" turns herself in

Friday  05:20,   17 november 2017
CBS News

Tips came flooding in after police posted a video of a 27-year-old breaking into a drive-thru window at a McDonald's restaurantBALTIMORE -- A woman who police dubbed the "Hamburglar" has turned herself in, CBS Baltimore[...]

Suspect dances for Texas officers before police dog ends jig

Friday  03:10,   17 november 2017
Associated Press

HOUSTON — A man who led police on a nearly 20-mile chase through Houston was taken into custody only after dancing for a time once he stepped out of his car.The unidentified suspect came to a stop early Thursday before striking spike strips police[...]