News : Crime

Police: Rapist worked as security guard at rape crisis center

Thursday  16:36,   17 august 2017
CBS News

Police arrested Damon Rodgers, 40, who was convicted of rape and attempted rape in 1998, and released in 2011, for illegally carrying a firearm had been working as a security guard at a rape crisis center in Fresno, reports CBS affiliate[...]

Sentence next for Chicago activist with US immigration crime

Thursday  16:20,   17 august 2017
Associated Press

<p>A Palestinian activist from Chicago is returning to Detroit for a final court hearing before she's eventually deported for concealing her convictions in two Jerusalem bombings.</p>Rasmea Odeh (OH'-duh) admits that she failed to disclose [...]

Police see resurgence in cocaine, crack use

Thursday  15:56,   17 august 2017
MSN

Local police departments are seeing more crack and cocaine cases in Vermont. “Vermont business owners are tired of bearing the brunt of the drug epidemic,” said Colchester Chief Jennifer Morrison. David Rosario, 41, pleaded not guilty to armed[...]

Parents Who Came Under Fire for YouTube Prank on Kids Could Face 10 Years in Prison

Thursday  12:45,   17 august 2017
Inside Edition

Michael and Heather gained notoriety after a video of them playing an expletive-laced prank on their children went viral. [...]

Maryland judge reaffirms life sentences for D.C. sniper Malvo

Thursday  12:45,   17 august 2017
Reuters

Six life sentences for a man convicted in a deadly Washington area sniper spree when he was 17 have been allowed to stand after a Maryland judge found that he had not been given mandatory life terms, which the U.S. Supreme court has ruled[...]

Remains found in northwest Missouri identified as teen's

Thursday  10:50,   17 august 2017
Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bones found in a rural area in the spring are those of a 17-year-old northwest Missouri girl, family members and authorities said Wednesday, bringing them closer to solving a 10-year mystery that began when the teen walked out of [...]

California man gets life in prison for USC student's beating death

Thursday  06:10,   17 august 2017
FOX News

<p>A 21-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without parole for beating to death a University of Southern California electrical engineering graduate student from China who was walking to his off-campus apartment.</p>Andrew[...]

Maine woman, 72, died after naked female home intruder jumped in her bed, officials say

Thursday  04:27,   17 august 2017
FOX News

<p>A 72-year-old woman in Burnham, Maine died from a heart attack after a naked intruder broke into her home in April, according to police and medical records.</p>The cause of death for Joyce Wood was a coronary artery disease-induced attack,[...]

Police search for tips in Nashville girl's "brutal" murder

Thursday  04:05,   17 august 2017
CBS News

<p>Police in Nashville pleaded with the public Tuesday for any information that can help them solve the savage Aug. 10 murder of a 12-year-old girl, reports CBS affiliate WTVF-TV.</p>"This is a horrible, brutal thing. I've never seen anything[...]

Man arrested, accused of attacking teen on riding lawnmower

Thursday  04:05,   17 august 2017
WISN Milwaukee

<p>A Richfield boy was severely beaten in the head with a weapon Tuesday night while mowing his parents' lawn.</p>The 13-year-old was attacked while on a riding lawnmower, the Washington County Sheriff's Office[...]

Report: Teen suspect in Uber driver murder disciplined in jail

Thursday  03:02,   17 august 2017
CBS News

Eliza Wasni was accused of using a stolen machete and knife to hack and stab Uber driver Grant Nelson to deathEliza Wasni was arrested May 31 after police responded to a report of a man screaming for help. They found Uber drive Grant Nelson, 34, of[...]

Convicted Rapist Found Working Security for a Rape Counseling Center in California

Thursday  03:02,   17 august 2017
People

A convicted rapist in California was recently found to be working security at a rape counseling center, PEOPLE confirms. Police in Fresno, California, say they discovered that 40-year-old Damon Rodgers was working as a guard at Fresno’s Rape[...]

2 arrested after trying to "forcibly" stop FBI vehicle in Dallas

Thursday  03:01,   17 august 2017
CBS News

A bomb squad robot was later seen removing items from an SUV near the sceneThe pair were immediately taken into custody and turned over to the Dallas Police Department. The man, who police identified as Erling Beck, was arrested after officials[...]

'Baby Hope' Remains Unidentified, a Year After She Was Found Stuffed in a Backpack

Thursday  03:01,   17 august 2017
Inside Edition

The baby was found off a private drive in Wheaton, Ill., one year ago. In August of 2016, a newborn baby girl was found dead and stuffed in a backpack in suburban Illinois.Despite a tireless investigation, authorities have not yet been able to[...]

Escaped inmate captured, authorities say

Thursday  03:01,   17 august 2017
WYFF 4 Greenville-Spartanburg

Deputies say an inmate who escaped from the Greenwood County Detention Center Tuesday has been captured. Officials said Nathaniel Tyler Wideman, 22, was captured after a short chase in Laurens County. Lieutenant John Long with the Greenwood County[...]