News : Crime

Court to hear appeal from man on death row in police slaying

Tuesday  13:30,   23 january 2018
Associated Press

A federal appeals court is set to hear the case of a Virginia man who was sentenced to death for killing a police officer in 2005.Thomas Porter was convicted of capital murder for shooting Norfolk police Officer Stanley Reaves three times in the[...]

New York man pleads guilty to trying to support terrorism

Tuesday  09:06,   23 january 2018
Associated Press

A New York man who traveled to Turkey in an attempt to join the Islamic State group has pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to a terrorist organization. Arafat Nagi (NAH'-gee) entered the plea in federal court in Buffalo on[...]

Parents accused of torturing 13 kids dreamed of reality show

Tuesday  09:05,   23 january 2018
USA TODAY

David and Louise Turpin dreamed of becoming household names through a reality show that focused on a large, picturesque family, relative says.But, instead of finding the fame they craved, David and Louise Turpin, 56 and 49, are now infamous,[...]

Authorities: Ohio man says he dumped wife's body in river after trip to Graceland

Tuesday  08:06,   23 january 2018
USA TODAY

The Benton County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Office is searching for the body of an Ohio woman after her husband said he dumped her in the Tennessee River.Benton County Sheriff  Kenny Christopher said the bizarre story involving Philip and Roberta[...]

Alleged California torture mom experimented with religion, sister says

Tuesday  06:21,   23 january 2018
NBC News

In an interview on 'Megyn Kelly Today,' Teresa Robinette, sister of Louise Turpin, said her sibling began experimenting with religion before the siblings lost contact.In an interview on "Megyn Kelly Today," Teresa Robinette, described how[...]

Man: Ex-Milwaukee sheriff's posts after run-in scared him

Tuesday  00:51,   23 january 2018
Associated Press

A man detained at a Milwaukee airport after he shook his head at former Sheriff David Clarke on a flight told a federal jury Monday that Clarke's mocking Facebook posts afterward terrified him and he believed he would be harmed for complaining[...]

Body broker who sold diseased remains is convicted of fraud

Monday  23:10,   22 january 2018
Reuters

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Top USA Gymnastics board members step down amid sexual abuse scandal

Monday  22:58,   22 january 2018
The Hill

Three top leaders on USA Gymnastics' board of directors have stepped down as the sentencing hearing for former team doctor Larry Nassar continues in Michigan.Chairman Paul Parilla, Vice Chairman Jay Binder and Treasurer Bitsy Kelley all resigned [...]

Another Eagles fan arrested for allegedly punching police horse

Monday  21:28,   22 january 2018
Sportsnaut

For the second time in just over a week, a Philadelphia Eagles fan was arrested on Sunday for punching a police horse outside Lincoln Financial Field. While police reported no arrests from the celebrations that took place in the streets after the[...]

DA to seek death penalty for Rahmael Holt in the fatal shooting of Pa. police officer

Monday  21:27,   22 january 2018
WTAE Pittsburgh

The Westmoreland County district attorney in Pennsylvania intends to seek the death penalty against Rahmael Holt, who is awaiting trial in the fatal shooting of New Kensington police Officer Brian Shaw. The Westmoreland County district[...]

Did an Alaska Fisherman Point to His Murderers in a Letter Before His Death?

Monday  21:26,   22 january 2018
People

In the mystery of who killed Kent Leppink, no clue was more tantalizing than a letter from the the victim written before his death suggesting where to find his alleged killers. Three days before he died, Leppink, a 36-year-old fisherman who [...]

Cops may bring in cadaver dogs to search for possible remains of other children at Calif. 'house of horrors'

Monday  18:55,   22 january 2018
FOX News

Homicide detectives could use cadaver dogs to sniff for the remains of other children in the suburban California "house of horrors," according to a report.Homicide detectives could use cadaver dogs to sniff for the remains of other[...]

MS-13 wants to send 'younger, more violent offenders' to the US, officials say

Monday  18:54,   22 january 2018
FOX News

Frustrated MS-13 gang leaders feeling the pressure from the Trump administration’s crackdown are looking to send “younger, more violent offenders” to the United States to take over the role of being enforcers, officials say. The revelations were[...]

MS-13 wants to send 'younger, more violent offenders' to the US, officials say

Monday  18:54,   22 january 2018
FOX News

Frustrated MS-13 gang leaders feeling the pressure from the Trump administration’s crackdown are looking to send “younger, more violent offenders” to the United States to take over the role of being enforcers, officials say. The revelations were[...]

She parked and went inside Publix for poop deodorizer. Left the baby, took the meth.

Monday  18:53,   22 january 2018
Miami Herald

A Florida mother's trip to Publix for spray to cover the smell of poop ended in a trip to jail on child endangerment and drug charges. Vero Beach's Sarah Wilmoth, 30, posted $6,500 bond two days after her Jan. 13 arrest in the parking[...]