News : Crime

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[...]

3 women accused of hindering Phoenix serial killer probe

Monday  17:01,   22 january 2018
CBS News

Police say the women, one of whom dated the alleged killer, tampered with evidence and hindered their investigationThe three women are Cooksey's ex-girlfriend Liliana Vasquez and her sister Griselda Vasquez, as well as Desaree Coronado, the mother[...]

Man to be sentenced in stabbings at Pittsburgh-area high school

Monday  17:00,   22 january 2018
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Alex Hribal, who pleaded guilty to 21 counts each of attempted homicide and aggravated assault in the April 2014 knife attack at Franklin Regional High School, is to be sentenced Monday. Westmoreland County Common Pleas Court Judge Christopher[...]

For years, disaster seemed to follow him. It was really an arson-for-profit scheme.

Monday  16:25,   22 january 2018

Federal convictions and sentences in a scheme that involved insurance claims for nearly $1 million for 33 fires in Virginia and FloridaSeveral of his acquaintances were similarly beset by combustion, based on the numerous insurance claims they filed [...]

Houston police find car stolen with 3 kids inside

Monday  13:37,   22 january 2018
CBS News

<p>Police here say three young children were kidnapped when a car was stolen while at a Shell gas station, reports CBS Houston affiliate KHOU-TV.</p>HOUSTON -- Police here say three young children were kidnapped when a car was stolen while at [...]

Two men argue, shots are fired, and a 3-year-old boy is fatally wounded in Compton

Monday  02:46,   22 january 2018
Los Angeles Times

<p>An argument between two men in a Compton parking lot led to gunfire that left a 3-year-old boy fatally wounded Saturday evening, officials said.</p>The gunman is still at large, and deputies say the shooting appears to be[...]

‘Interrupters’ Peek at Social Media to Stop Street Violence

Sunday  23:25,   21 january 2018
The New York Times

A new program helps anti-violence workers identify and de-escalate social media conflicts before it erupts into violence on the street.In one Facebook post, two teenage boys posed in a photo with handguns on each of their[...]

Appeals court to hear arguments on DC sniper's sentence

Sunday  22:05,   21 january 2018
Associated Press

Bob Meyers doesn't want partial justice for his brother. He wants full justice.&nbsp;A federal judge in Virginia has given a glimmer of hope to Malvo, who was 17 when he was arrested in the random shootings that killed 10 people and wounded[...]

Dead dogs, filth and ropes tied to beds: Inside the Turpins' home in Texas before they moved to Perris

Sunday  21:25,   21 january 2018
Los Angeles Times

To neighbor Ricky Vinyard, the Turpin family seemed odd from the moment they arrived at the end of his remote dirt road in this small town 50 miles south of Fort Worth, where they had lived earlier.&nbsp;To neighbor Ricky Vinyard, the Turpin[...]

4 killed, 16 wounded in Chicago shootings, including 4 shot at West Side birthday party

Sunday  20:30,   21 january 2018

A quadruple attack on the West Side brought the total of the city's shooting victims to 20, including one man who was fatally shot at a bus stop outside of a CTA Red Line station, and two men killed in a double shooting on the Northwest[...]

All-American Murder: The Rise and Fall of Aaron Hernandez

Sunday  18:51,   21 january 2018
CBS News

What made NFL star Aaron Hernandez kill -- and kill himself? Best-selling author James Patterson unravels what he calls the most fascinating, complicated and troubling crime story of our times ," says best-selling author and "48 Hours" contributor[...]

Journals Kept by 13 Children Allegedly Held Captive Will Be 'Powerful Evidence' Against Parents

Sunday  18:51,   21 january 2018

The 13 children found malnourished and shackled in their Perris, California home were allegedly deprived of many things by their parents including regular meals, access to lavatories, and daily showers.&nbsp;The 13 children found malnourished[...]

Accused killer of Pitt student Alina Sheykhet held for trial on homicide charge

Sunday  18:36,   21 january 2018
WTAE Pittsburgh

The ex-boyfriend of University of Pittsburgh student Alina Sheykeht was held for trial on homicide and other charges Friday, following a more than 3 hour long preliminary hearing.&nbsp;An autopsy reported entered into evidence showed Sheykhet ,[...]

Baltimore embraces a controversial policing strategy

Sunday  18:22,   21 january 2018
NBC News

A plan by Baltimore's new police commissioner to curb murders involves "hot spot policing," a technique that has worked in some areas but also drawn scrutiny. 1/4 SLIDES [...]