News : Crime

Eyewitness to injustice: How mistakes put a KC doppelganger in prison for 17 years

Monday  01:25,   26 june 2017
MSN

<p>A photo of Richard Anthony Jones was the 202nd needle in a haystack of mug shots of black men named Richard or Rick.</p>In 1999, a self-described crackhead pointed at that photo and fingered Jones as the perpetrator of a robbery three[...]

‘Concerned Citizen’ Arrested for Allegedly Shooting Fleeing Suspect

Monday  00:00,   26 june 2017
LawNewz

Georgia man Marcus Allan Pitts was just trying to help cops out, but that didn't stop him from getting arrested.It happened Saturday morning in Covington, Georgia, police Capt. Craig Treadwell told the outlet. Lawrenceville man Terence Lee[...]

Todd Kohlhepp case: Are serial killers born or made?

Sunday  19:04,   25 june 2017
CBS News

It's an age-old question in psychology and it comes up again every time the public gets a glimpse inside the mind of a serial killer, as they do in "48 Hours: Serial Confessions" Your browser does not support this video [...]

Recent arrest leads to possible break in 1988 Texas cold case

Sunday  19:03,   25 june 2017
San Antonio Express-News

A man arrested last week in San Angelo may be connected to the deaths of two teens killed 29 years ago, according to new details provided by court and police officials. Tom Green County Lt. Terry Lowe confirmed that San Angelo resident John Cyrus [...]

$20,000 reward to find missing teenager expiring in July

Sunday  18:50,   25 june 2017
WCVB Boston

A $20,000 reward to help find a Vermont teenager who disappeared 13 years ago is set to expire in less than two weeks.&nbsp;Brianna Maitland disappeared in March 2004 after leaving her job at the Black Lantern Inn in Montgomery. The 17-year-old[...]

2 dead, 13 wounded, including 15-year-old boy in Chicago shootings

Sunday  17:40,   25 june 2017
MSN

Two men were killed and 13 other people, including a 15-year-old boy, were injured during shootings from Saturday to early Sunday on the West and South sides. An Incredible $200 Intro Bonus Just For Using This Card Learn More Sponsored by [...]

"I've never done anything to anybody who didn't have it coming," says serial killer

Sunday  17:30,   25 june 2017
CBS News

The shocking confessions of Todd Kohlhepp -- a real estate agent-turned-serial killer and the stunning rescue video of a woman he held hostage in a shipping container Your browser does not support this video require(["binding"],[...]

Inside the Investigation of the Man Who Murdered Gianni Versace and 4 Others

Sunday  17:10,   25 june 2017
People

Twenty years after serial killer Andrew Cunanan’s cross-country murder spree left five dead, including fashion designer Gianni Versace, a key question still lingers for investigators and the victims’ families: Why?&nbsp;Twenty years after serial [...]

Young immigrants write of hope in gang-scarred US town

Sunday  15:42,   25 june 2017
Associated Press

One student wrote how his parents were fed up with paying "war taxes" to street gangs in Honduras. Another told how he finally left that country after he was hit in the leg by a stray bullet from a police gunfight. And yet another[...]

California governor stops parole for Charles Manson follower

Sunday  15:41,   25 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday night blocked parole for Charles Manson follower and convicted killer Bruce Davis.</p>LOS ANGELES — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday night blocked parole for Charles Manson follower and convicted[...]

Police investigate 2 possible hate crimes against mosques

Sunday  08:50,   25 june 2017
Associated Press

Authorities in California are investigating two possible hate crimes against Islamic centers in Sacramento and Davis.The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department says it is investigating an incident at Masjid Annur Islamic Center in Sacramento. [...]

A doctor prescribed so many painkillers, she’s been charged with murdering her patients, authorities say

Sunday  06:41,   25 june 2017
MSN

Investigators said either Regan Nichols didn't know the potential effects of the drugs she was prescribing — or didn't care.A short time later, she was at a pharmacy, receiving what drug addicts call “the holy trinity” of prescription drugs: [...]

Texas mother charged in deaths of toddlers left in hot car

Sunday  04:15,   25 june 2017
Reuters

A Texas mother has been arrested for the deaths of her two toddlers who she said were left in a hot car to teach the older child a lesson while the woman smoked marijuana and took a nap, authorities said. Trending Now: Top 7 Cards For[...]

Restaurant owner, teen daughter attacked over cold chicken

Sunday  02:40,   25 june 2017
CBS News

Jeanette Norris, owner of the Qwik Chik restaurant, said the attack happened after a couple complained about receiving cold chickenBAXLEY, Ga. -- A Georgia restaurant owner and her teenage daughter said they were attacked by customers who were[...]

Daughter's molester moves in next door to family

Saturday  20:36,   24 june 2017
CBS News

Danyelle Dyer is speaking out after the man convicted of assaulting her years ago moved next door after serving his prison sentence for lewd molestation, Dyer's step-uncle Harold English moved in with his mother, Dyer's grandmother, only about 100[...]