News : Crime

Alabama executes 75-year-old inmate convicted of 1982 murder

Friday  09:41,   26 may 2017
Reuters

<p>Alabama executed on Friday a 75-year-old inmate who had spent more than three decades on death row and faced seven previous execution dates after he was convicted of killing his girlfriend's husband in 1982.</p>Load[...]

Police: Tractor-trailer crashes into famed Nevada brothel

Friday  07:56,   26 may 2017
Associated Press

A man wearing body armor and a mask backed a tractor-trailer through the gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch before dawn Thursday and crashed it into the front door of the famed Nevada brothel featured in the CatHouse reality television show, according [...]

Police: Tractor-trailer crashes into famed Nevada brothel

Friday  07:54,   26 may 2017
Associated Press

A man wearing body armor and a mask backed a tractor-trailer through the gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch before dawn Thursday and crashed it into the front door of the famed Nevada brothel featured in the CatHouse reality television show, according [...]

3 federal prison guards charged with sex abuse of inmates

Friday  06:05,   26 may 2017
Associated Press

<p>A federal prison guard supervisor charged with repeatedly raping a female inmate who he knew spoke little English and would be turned over to immigration authorities was among three guards arrested Thursday in a prison sexual abuse scandal,[...]

‘I guess you are here for the opium’: Investigator stumbles across $500 million in poppy plants

Friday  03:36,   26 may 2017
MSN

The acre of opium poppy plants was in a field in rural North Carolina off a dead-end gravel road.Load[...]

Dalia Dippolito trying to get last minute evidence suppressed before June trial

Friday  01:01,   26 may 2017
WPBF West Palm Beach

Lawyers for Dalia Dippolito will argue a list of last minute motions before Judge Glenn Kelley Weds.&nbsp;On the docket are motions asking for evidence to be excluded, including a list of “prior bad acts” that includes allegations that Dippolito [...]

Cops: 80-year-old robbed while visiting husband's grave

Friday  01:00,   26 may 2017
CBS News

Anne Odgen had nearly $1000 in her purse when a man allegedly snatched it from a cemeteryLoad[...]

Wrongfully Convicted Man Walks Free After 24 Years

Friday  01:00,   26 may 2017
Inside Edition

Shaun Thomas, 43, used a cell phone for the first time this week. A Philadelphia man walked free this week after spending 24 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.Shaun Thomas' conviction was overturned Tuesday and he walked out of prison[...]

Fiery crash after suspect leads cops on RV chase with kids

Friday  01:00,   26 may 2017
CBS News

A Texas man is dead after he allegedly shot his wife during an argument and then fled from policeThe incident  began around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday when officials say a woman went to her husband's workplace in Dallas, and the two began arguing. A short[...]

Father of 'Serial Street Shooter' suspect has ties to Mexican pop music and 'Breaking Bad'

Friday  00:58,   26 may 2017
USA TODAY

<p>In a plot twist worthy of a Law &amp; Order TV episode, the father of the man accused of being Phoenix's "Serial Street Shooter" is a celebrity in the Mexican music world.</p>PHOENIX — In a plot twist worthy of a Law & [...]

Teen Charged With Stealing iPhone After He Answered FaceTime Call From Police, Cops Say

Friday  00:57,   26 may 2017
Inside Edition

Cops took a screen grab of Chandler Carlyle, 18, which helped lead to his arrest. Cops say a Florida teen made a Siri-ously big mistake when he allegedly stole a cell phone and then answered when they gave him a call.But it wasn't just any call,[...]

After execution is postponed 7 times, man to be put to death

Thursday  19:00,   25 may 2017
Associated Press

Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur — called the "Houdini" of death row by some after he got seven prior execution dates postponed — is scheduled to be put to death Thursday evening.Arthur, 75,Load[...]

Skull Found at Home of Woman Reported Missing in 1988

Thursday  18:58,   25 may 2017
Inside Edition

Peggy Sue Case was 28 years old when she was reported missing by co-workers on July 15, 1988, officials said. The remains of a Utah woman who vanished nearly three decades ago may have been found buried in the backyard storage cellar of her home,[...]

Was Mom of Murdered ‘Baby Doe’ Under Boyfriend’s Spell?

Thursday  18:57,   25 may 2017
The Daily Beast

Prosecutors say Michael McCarthy killed Bella Bond and her mother can prove it. The defense says she can’t be trusted after living with her dead daughter.This is the trial of a murdered 2-year-old girl, found by a woman walking her dog on the shore[...]

After execution is postponed 7 times, man to be put to death

Thursday  18:56,   25 may 2017
Associated Press

Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur — called the "Houdini" of death row by some after he got seven prior execution dates postponed — is scheduled to be put to death Thursday evening.Arthur, 75,Load[...]