News : Crime

Malcolm Alexander Case: Exonerated and Released After 38 Years, He Leaves Prison With a Puppy

Sunday  21:21,   25 february 2018
Inside Edition

<p>A wrongfully convicted man has finally walked free, 38 long years after he was sentenced to life in prison for a rape he did not commit, and he&nbsp;didn't leave alone.</p>A wrongfully convicted man has finally walked free, 38 long[...]

Father re-enacted how he slit son's throat as he confessed on video, prosecutors say

Sunday  09:50,   25 february 2018

The biological father charged with killing his young son re-enacted how he slit the boy's throat as he gave a video confession to Chicago police, Cook County prosecutors said Friday. CHICAGO - The biological father charged with killing his young [...]

Lawyer calls aborted execution attempt for inmate 'torture'

Sunday  09:10,   25 february 2018
NBC News

Doyle Lee Hamm's execution was aborted last week. His lawyer says he was tortured during a two-hour attempt to find a good vein for the lethal injection.Prison officials said they called off a lethal injection for Doyle Lee Hamm, convicted in[...]

Woman fatally stabbed with hunting knife at public library

Saturday  23:35,   24 february 2018
Associated Press

WINCHESTER, Mass. — Police say a man approached a woman from behind at a public library near Boston and stabbed her repeatedly with a hunting knife, killing her and injuring an elderly man who came to her aid.Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan[...]

Girl, 4, pretends to be asleep while dad fatally shoots 2, calls 911 before killing himself, police say

Saturday  23:35,   24 february 2018
FOX News

A 4-year-old girl pretended to be asleep while a suspected gunman shot and killed two people, then called 911 to warn about three bodies in a Missouri home before turning the gun on himself, police said. Police received the cryptic 911 call around[...]

New charges filed against Perris couple accused of abusing their 13 children

Saturday  22:05,   24 february 2018
Tribune News Service

Riverside County prosecutors said Friday they have filed additional charges against the parents of 13 children who were found living in captivity in Perris last month. David and Louise Turpin each face three additional charges of child abuse and[...]

Autopsy Proves Bethany Stephens Was Killed by Her Dogs Despite Speculation She Was Murdered

Saturday  11:26,   24 february 2018

An autopsy report officially ruled that a Virginia woman was killed by her two pit bulls while she was taking them out for a walk.&nbsp;Goochland Sheriff’s Office released the medical examiner’s findings as authorities closed the investigation[...]

Execution date set for man who killed federal judge with package bomb

Saturday  10:10,   24 february 2018
FOX News

A man convicted of killing a federal judge in a 1989 package bombing in Alabama is scheduled to be executed this year, the attorney general’s office said Friday. Walter Leroy Moody, 82, is scheduled to die April 19, officials said.Moody was[...]

Attorneys seek information on aborted Alabama execution

Saturday  06:41,   24 february 2018
Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Execution team members stuck an inmate repeatedly in the lower legs, ankles and groin in effort to find a usable vein before the state called off the lethal injection, according to a Friday court filing by the inmate's[...]

Investigation after 8 dogs shot dead in same neighborhood

Saturday  03:55,   24 february 2018
CBS News

"This is not a video game. If you shoot something, it doesn't come back," said one resident who found his labrador deadCONROE, Texas – Residents say someone shot and killed eight dogs in the Deer Trails community of Conroe,[...]

Convicted Killer Accidentally Released from Jail Due to Miscommunication

Saturday  03:55,   24 february 2018
Law & Crime

Javoris Hurston was serving a brand new 20-year-old prison sentence after pleading guilty to manslaughter, so why was he suddenly freed this month? Authorities made a mistake. It was due to miscommunication between jails in different counties,[...]

Calif. siblings allegedly held captive making progress: Lawyer

Saturday  03:55,   24 february 2018
CBS News

The seven adult siblings are in a medical center where they're being exposed to everything from Harry Potter movies to iPads .Oldest Turpin son in California abuse case excelled in college, officials sayAs the legal case against David and Louise [...]

Texas spares death row inmate's life minutes before execution

Friday  11:55,   23 february 2018

The life of a Texas man who conspired to kill his family in 2003 was spared Thursday after father makes plea. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott decided to reduce Thomas Whitaker's sentence to life in prison without parole, the governor said in a[...]

California couple charged with torture of kids due in court

Friday  09:56,   23 february 2018
Associated Press

A California couple charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them is due in court on Friday. David and Louse Turpin are scheduled to appear in a Riverside courtroom for a conference about their case.They have pleaded[...]

Alabama Senate votes to allow execution by nitrogen gas

Friday  05:11,   23 february 2018
Associated Press

Alabama on Thursday moved closer to approving the use of nitrogen gas in executions, a method that has never been used to carry out a death sentence.The Alabama Senate voted 29-0 for the bill that permits execution by nitrogen hypoxia if lethal[...]