News : Crime

‘Affluenza’ mom also violated bond by having gun, prosecutors allege

Wednesday  03:20,   28 june 2017

<p>Prosecutors on Tuesday filed an amended motion to revoke Tonya Couch’s bond, alleging that she has been in possession of a gun in addition to possessing or consuming alcohol, according to court records.</p>The filing follows up the motion[...]

Salt Lake City man pleads guilty in husband's fire death

Wednesday  01:55,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

A Utah man pleaded guilty Tuesday to murder and arson charges in the house-fire death of his husband, a well-known Salt Lake City restaurateur and LGBT pioneer.Prosecutors agreed not to seek the death penalty in exchange for the pleas from Craig[...]

California girl, 12, escapes from kidnappers’ car after they 'told her they’d take her into the mountains and kill her'

Wednesday  01:55,   28 june 2017
FOX News

The Whittier Police Department confirmed they are investigating the kidnapping of a 12-year-old girl who was able to escape her abductors Monday morning. The Travel Rewards On These 2 Cards Are Insane See The Top Rated Cards Sponsored by[...]

Man Cleaning Out His Piano Discovers 2 Pipe Bombs Inside: Cops

Wednesday  01:55,   28 june 2017
Inside Edition

The two explosives were considered a "legitimate threat," cops said.The two explosives were considered a “legitimate threat” by Millbrook police officers, who closed the streets and evacuated the area around the home Sunday[...]

Florida Man Arrested for Death Threat to State Lawmaker

Tuesday  21:55,   27 june 2017
NBC News

Steve St. Felix was arrested and charged with making death threats against state Rep. Jose Felix Diaz on Facebook, authorities said.MIAMI — A Florida man was arrested and charged with making death threats against a Republican state representative[...]

Man Spent 3 Months Behind Bars for Possession of Cocaine That Turned Out to Be Dry Wall

Tuesday  21:52,   27 june 2017
Inside Edition

Karlos Cashe was released last week after spending 90 days in jail. The officer called for backup and a drug sniffing K-9 later alerted officers that narcotics were present in the vehicle.When the officer ran a check on Cashe, they found he had[...]

California man won't fight LA transfer in missing son case

Tuesday  20:01,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

A California father told a judge in Las Vegas on Tuesday that he will not fight his transfer in custody to Los Angeles to face a murder charge in the disappearance of his 5-year-old son. Aramazd Andressian Sr. stood in shackles and said during a[...]

USA Gymnastics needs 'complete cultural change'

Tuesday  19:01,   27 june 2017

<p>USA Gymnastics needs a "complete culture change" after not doing enough to educate its staff, members and athletes about protecting children from sexual abuse and failing to ensure that safeguards were being followed, according to a[...]

15 charged in January prison riot in Shirley, Mass.

Tuesday  19:01,   27 june 2017
The Boston Globe

Fifteen current and former inmates of the state’s maximum-security prison in Shirley have been indicted on charges stemming from a riot there in January, Worcester County prosecutors said Tuesday.&nbsp;Each of the 15 men faces five charges:[...]

Sentencing of 'Baby Doe' mom delayed until July 12

Tuesday  18:51,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

BOSTON — The mother of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on a Boston Harbor island is expected to remain behind bars for two more weeks. Rachelle Bond was to be sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in[...]

Inmate details 4 prison killings: 'I did it for nothing'

Tuesday  16:55,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

One by one, Denver Simmons recalled, he and his partner lured inmates into his cell.&nbsp;Over the course of about a half-hour, four men accepted Simmons' hospitality. None of them made it out[...]

AG Ken Paxton responds to Supreme Court's ruling against Texas death row inmate

Tuesday  16:41,   27 june 2017
Houston Chronicle

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against a Fort Worth, Texas death row inmate on Monday who claimed that he received ineffective counsel in his appeal.&nbsp;Erick Davila is on death row after he was sentenced for the killing of a rival gang member's [...]

Wisconsin wants 'Making a Murderer' inmate to stay in jail

Tuesday  16:26,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin attorneys asked a federal appeals court Monday to keep an inmate featured in the Netxflix series "Making a Murderer" behind bars while they fight a second ruling overturning his conviction.&nbsp;The state [...]

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

Tuesday  16:26,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

A man was convicted Monday of second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shores of a Boston Harbor island. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File) Prosecutors[...]

NYC jail boss worked from his Maine home, used few vacation days

Tuesday  15:56,   27 june 2017
New York Daily News

<p>The city's jail system boss worked from his home in Maine more than two dozen times last year, charging taxpayers 111/2 hours a day — while burning few vacation days, records show.&nbsp;</p>Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte[...]