News : Crime

Parole board rejects condemned Ohio inmate's mercy request

Friday  23:30,   20 october 2017
Associated Press

<p>The Ohio Parole Board on Friday rejected a request for mercy from a condemned inmate who argues he had such a bad childhood and is in such poor health that he should be spared from execution next month.</p>The board's 11-1 decision came in[...]

3 dead, 3 wounded in city shootings, including 16-year-old boy

Friday  23:30,   20 october 2017
MSN

Three men were killed and three other people were wounded in city shootings between Thursday and Friday mornings, including a 16-year-old boy grazed in the head, Chicago police said. In the most recent homicide, a 30-year-old man was fatally shot in [...]

16 charged in Southern California animal trafficking sweep

Friday  22:05,   20 october 2017
Associated Press

TORRANCE, Calif. — From a baby tiger cub to monitor lizards and a macaw, authorities have seized dozens of animals and filed charges against 16 people as part of what they say is the largest wildlife trafficking sweep in Southern California.[...]

Possible 'Lone Wolf' Gunman Discovered in Child Porn Investigation

Friday  21:59,   20 october 2017
NBC News

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said Thursday it stumbled upon a disturbing array of weapons inside the Tampa Bay area home of 24-year-old Randall Drake. Three homemade bombs and a homemade silencer, maps and aerial photos of local schools [...]

Knife-wielding man threw weapon at officers near movie set, police say

Friday  21:00,   20 october 2017
WCVB Boston

A man accused of wielding a knife at Boston police officers near the set of the film "Equalizer 2" starring Denzel Washington in the South End is facing charges. Officers on a detail Thursday near the corner of Union Park and Shawmut were[...]

'Underwear bomber' sues feds over prison treatment

Friday  20:05,   20 october 2017
CBS News

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab filed a lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Prisons and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions , citing violations of his First, Fifth and Eighth Amendment rights. Abdulmutallab also claims his rights under the Religious[...]

Texas girl brutally beaten in school on video, mom seeking justice

Friday  18:06,   20 october 2017
Chron

A Texas mother is seeking justice for her daughter who was allegedly caught on video being beaten by a woman in her Corpus Christi school. Julie Piñon claims this isn't the first time her daughter has been in a fight with this woman at Miller High[...]

Police investigate second shooting in a week on VSU campus

Friday  16:22,   20 october 2017
Associated Press

Police are investigating the second shooting in less than a week on the campus of Virginia State University.The shooting happened just after 11 p.m. Thursday. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that when VSU and Chesterfield County police arrived, [...]

Trucker arrested for California bus crash that killed 13

Friday  06:06,   20 october 2017
Associated Press

The driver of a big-rig charged in a California bus crash that killed 13 people last year has been arrested.The Riverside County district attorney's office says 51-year-old Bruce Guilford was arrested Thursday in Georgia by a U.S. Marshals[...]

Upgraded charge for DUI driver who killed of mom of 6

Friday  06:05,   20 october 2017
CBS News

Alexia Cina was re-arrested Wednesday for vehicular manslaughter after tests revealed her blood alcohol contentSANTA CLARITA, Calif. -- A 21-year-old Southern California woman who allegedly killed a mother of six in a head-on car crash was arrested[...]

Jury picked in murder case that stoked immigration debate

Friday  05:55,   20 october 2017
Associated Press

<p>A jury has been selected for the murder trial of a Mexican man whose case set off a national debate over U.S. sanctuary cities and immigration during last year's presidential campaign after he was accused of shooting and killing a woman on [...]

Jury picked in murder case that stoked immigration debate

Friday  05:55,   20 october 2017
Associated Press

<p>A jury has been selected for the murder trial of a Mexican man whose case set off a national debate over U.S. sanctuary cities and immigration during last year's presidential campaign after he was accused of shooting and killing a woman on [...]

Colo. Teen Allegedly Murdered His Younger Siblings and Stabbed Dad 'So He Could Be Alone' at the House

Friday  04:00,   20 october 2017
People

A Colorado teen allegedly killed his younger siblings earlier this week and then told investigators he stabbed them to death because he wanted to be alone in his house, PEOPLE confirms. Malik Vincent Murphy, 19, is facing two counts of first-degree[...]

Supreme Court temporarily halts Alabama execution

Friday  04:00,   20 october 2017
Associated Press

The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily delayed the execution of an Alabama inmate on Thursday night just minutes before he was scheduled to die.Torrey Twane McNabb, 40, has challenged the humaneness of the state's lethalTorrey Twane McNabb, 40, has[...]

Teen Allegedly Confesses to Drowning 6-Year-Old Nephew with Autism in Bathtub

Friday  00:23,   20 october 2017
People

The teen uncle of a 6-year-old Washington boy found dead in a dumpster Tuesday allegedly confessed to drowning him in a bathtub, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE. Andrew Henckel, 19, of Kerrville, Texas, allegedly told police during[...]