News : Crime

Austin bomb saga shows law enforcement's deep new reach

Sunday  02:31,   25 march 2018

<p>Even as it became apparent that a bombmaker had exploited modern fondness for online shopping to invoke terror, US law enforcement used emerging social dynamics, including Americans' growing comfort with surveillance cameras, to protect[...]

Jurors convict man of killing New Orleans police officer

Sunday  01:05,   25 march 2018
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS — A man accused of killing a New Orleans police officer in 2015 was convicted Saturday, as jurors rejected his insanity defense.After a six-day trial, the jury deliberated just 66 minutes before finding 35-year-old Travis Boys guilty of[...]

70-Year-Old Had AR-15 and 350 Rounds to Combat ‘Jihadists on the Highway’

Saturday  22:06,   24 march 2018
Law & Crime

A 70-year-old man that was arrested with an AR-15 rifle, a pistol, and more than 350 rounds of ammunition told police that he was concerned with ‘jihadists on the highway’, The Boston Globe reported. Stephen White and Krista McCaffrey, 29, were[...]

Fmr. Doctor Found Guilty of Hiring Undercover Cop Hit Man to Kill Ex-Girlfriend

Saturday  21:58,   24 march 2018
Law & Crime

A former Texas doctor was found guilty late Friday of all counts related to an alleged hit he ordered on his ex-girlfriend. The most serious charges were solicitation of capital murder. Leon Jacob, the defendant, was portrayed as a struggling doctor [...]

Kansas waterpark operators indicted on criminal charges in child's death

Saturday  15:31,   24 march 2018

Operators of a Kansas waterslide were so infatuated with building the world's tallest ride that they ignored serious safety issues that led to the decapitation of a 10-year-old boy and at least a dozen injuries to others, according to a grand[...]

Neighborhood policing builds relationships to cut crime

Saturday  05:21,   24 march 2018
CBS News

New York City crime rates are near historic lows, and an NYPD community policing initiative hopes to keep that momentum goingIn 2017, New York City saw some of its lowest violent crime numbers in decades. The nation's largest city police department[...]

Man arrested for allegedly threatening to murder Virginia congressman

Saturday  05:05,   24 march 2018

A man was arrested on Friday after allegedly threatening to assault and murder Rep. Scott Taylor, R-Virginia, according to the US Attorney's office in the Eastern District of Virginia. The 69-year-old from Virginia Beach allegedly threatened to [...]

Calif. Woman Falsely Accused of Hoax 'Gone Girl' Kidnapping Says Real Abductor Didn't Act Alone

Friday  20:46,   23 march 2018

The California couple falsely accused by police of staging a kidnapping three years ago say they believe the real abductor did not act alone. The California couple falsely accused by police of staging a kidnapping three years ago say they believe[...]

Son of nanny accused of slaying two kids insists mom ‘loved’ vics

Friday  11:41,   23 march 2018
New York Daily News

The only son of the nightmarish nanny accused of killing two Upper West Side children insisted that his mother “loved” the victims. Jesus Frias, 22, described a rosy relationship between his mother Yoselyn Ortega and the Krim family, while on the[...]

Woman arrested after allegedly attacking husband for forgetting anniversary

Friday  08:45,   23 march 2018
FOX News

Married couples everywhere will now be marking their calendars after a Florida woman was arrested for reportedly attacking her husband for forgetting their wedding anniversary, police say. Carol Stone, 35, was arrested on Wednesday by the Pasco[...]

Colorado mom of 3 reported missing, last seen leaving bar after St. Patrick's Day

Friday  07:01,   23 march 2018
FOX News

Authorities in Colorado are searching for a mother of three who was last seen leaving a bar early Sunday after celebrating St. Patrick's Day.Authorities in Colorado are searching for a mother of three who was last seen leaving a bar early Sunday [...]

Airline worker busted with 9 pounds of cocaine taped to legs

Friday  06:36,   23 march 2018

A crew member of Fly Jamaica Airways has been arrested for attempting to smuggle cocaine into the United States, according to a statement by the US Customs and Border Protection. The drugs were discovered after the man was escorted into a private[...]

Prosecutor: Kansas militia members wanted to kill immigrants

Friday  04:32,   23 march 2018
Associated Press

Three militia members plotted for months to blow up an apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in western Kansas, saying that they wanted to "exterminate cockroaches," a federalGavin Wright, Patrick Stein and Curtis Allen are charged[...]

Execution by nitrogen close to becoming law in Alabama

Friday  02:56,   23 march 2018

Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she will sign the bill. But if it does become law, Alabama would be the third state after Oklahoma and Mississippi to allow a condemned inmate to ask for this method of capital punishment.GOP Gov. Kay Ivey has not[...]

1 killed after angry driver plows into crowd of people in Houston, police say

Thursday  22:11,   22 march 2018
CBS News

Houston police are investigating after a man allegedly got into his car and plowed into a crowd of people outside a bar , killing one person. CBS affiliate KHOU reports the incident happened early Thursday morning in the Montrose neighborhood after[...]