News : Crime

Prosecutors: Fatal stabbing part of 'sexual fantasies' between Ex-NU professor, Oxford employee

Monday  13:41,   21 august 2017
MSN

Chicago police were tipped off to the vicious slaying of a 26-year-old man at a downtown apartment building by a mysterious caller who warned of a possible crime taking place inside one of the residences, officials[...]

Most American Indian tribes opt out of federal death penalty

Monday  09:50,   21 august 2017
Associated Press

In a heinous case on the Navajo Nation, an 11-year-old girl was lured into a van, sexually assaulted and killed. The tribe did not seek to have the man who recently admitted to killing her put to death.American Indian tribes for decades have been[...]

Texas mom who left 2 toddlers in hot car 'to teach them a lesson' indicted

Sunday  21:45,   20 august 2017
FOX News

A Texas mother accused of leaving her two children in a hot car to "teach them a lesson," ultimately leading to their deaths, was indicted on Thursday.A Texas mother accused of killing her two children by locking them in a hot car to[...]

33 people shot, 6 fatally, in 13 hours

Sunday  20:40,   20 august 2017
MSN

At least 33 people were wounded, 6 fatally, within 13 hours from Saturday to Sunday across the city in separate shootings, which includes an attack in the West Pullman neighborhood that left one man dead and wounded six other people.  In the[...]

FBI: 2 alleged MS-13 gang members arrested in New Jersey

Sunday  19:50,   20 august 2017
Associated Press

Federal officials say two alleged members of the MS-13 gang have been arrested in New Jersey. The FBI announced Friday that fugitives Jose Manuel Romero-Parada and Willians Ernesto Lovos-Ayala were apprehended in Galloway Township.Romero-Parada,[...]

Mastermind of lottery fraud faces 25-year prison sentence

Sunday  19:40,   20 august 2017
Associated Press

For a decade, computer programmer Eddie Tipton reliably showed up for work at the central Iowa office of the Multi-State Lottery Association and earned the confidence of his co-workers, a team of technicians entrusted to build computers used to[...]

Laci Peterson Murder: Everything You Need to Know

Sunday  18:26,   20 august 2017
Rolling Stone

<p>In March 2003, America changed the world's geopolitical landscape irreparably when President George W. Bush and company led us into a war in Iraq. </p>Video by[...]

Sex offenders can live next door to victims in many states

Sunday  18:07,   20 august 2017
Associated Press

EDMOND, Okla. — A convicted sex offender who molested his niece when she was 7 years old moved in next door to his victim nearly a dozen years after he was sent to prison for the crime. Outraged, the Oklahoma woman, now 21, called lawmakers, the[...]

Police Add Civilians in Bid to Better Analyze Crime Data

Sunday  17:56,   20 august 2017
The New York Times

The New York Police Department is hiring 100 civilians with math and statistics backgrounds to help detect patterns and make sense of compiled data.For all the technological sophistication of the New York Police Department, in some respects it[...]

Was Crosley Green wrongly convicted in 1989 Florida murder?

Sunday  16:50,   20 august 2017
CBS News

A Florida man has spent nearly three decades in prison for a murder he says he didn't commit; evidence suggests he might be right -- will he get a new trial?For more than 18 years, "48 Hours" has investigated what many say is a case of[...]

2 troopers wounded in robbery investigation; suspect killed

Sunday  05:16,   20 august 2017
Associated Press

FAIRCHANCE, Pa. — A Pennsylvania state trooper was critically injured when he was shot by a suspect in a robbery investigation before officers returned fire killing the shooter, state police said Saturday.A second trooper also was shot by the[...]

Girl, 17, to be tried as adult after crashing car into house while high on opiates, killing two teen girls inside

Sunday  00:00,   20 august 2017
FOX News

An Indiana teen is being charged as an adult after prosecutors say she was high on opiates when she crashed her car into a house at 107 mph, killing an 8-year-old girl and her older sister inside. Alia Sierra, 17, appeared in court Friday on ten[...]

Drone Used to Smuggle 13 Pounds of Meth From Mexico

Saturday  23:40,   19 august 2017
NBC News

A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine from Mexico by drone.SAN DIEGO — A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds of[...]

Man who had 'just regained his ability to walk' killed in hit and run

Saturday  19:01,   19 august 2017
Houston Chronicle

A man who had just regained his ability to walk on his own was struck Friday night by a car near Sheldon, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.A man who had just regained his ability to walk on his own was struck Friday night by a car [...]

Solving a Murder Mystery With Ancestry.com

Saturday  15:51,   19 august 2017
The Atlantic

Forty years after a young woman's murder, investigators try a new way to learn her identity.She was about 5’10” and slender, wearing cutoff jeans and a low-cut, sleeveless shirt—not bad-looking, Roth thought. Sliding into the 1963 Chevrolet[...]