News : Crime

Florida man behind bars for failing to unlock cell phones for police

Monday  18:46,   16 july 2018

TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida man is behind bars for failing to unlock his phones following a traffic stop. Fox 13 News reports that William Montanez was pulled over in June for improper yielding in Tampa.He wouldn't allow cops to search his car, so a[...]

Investigator: Alabama girl was murdered after seeing grandmother, who allegedly had drug cartel ties, die

Monday  16:37,   16 july 2018

Authorities say a 13-year-old Alabama girl with special needs was fatally attacked after she saw her grandmother killed in a cemetery. reports that the details emerged Thursday in a Madison County court during a preliminary hearing for[...]

Trial to begin in Texas for accused former Zetas leader

Monday  15:26,   16 july 2018

An alleged former leader of Mexico’s bloodthirsty Zetas cartel is going on trial Monday in Waco, accused of conspiracy to traffic multi-kilogram quantities of marijuana and cocaine inland through South Texas and laundering millions of dollars in[...]

Murder was elaborately staged suicide, police say

Saturday  23:31,   14 july 2018

At first it appeared to be a murder case when a 71-year-old Palm Beach Gardens man was found dead in a field next to his country club home with a bullet wound to his chest.But on Thursday, after a six-month investigation, police released a report[...]

Decades After Engaged Couple Was Murdered While Camping, DNA Tech Finally Gives Suspect a Face

Friday  11:57,   13 july 2018

"This is science at work."The Marinette County Sheriff’s Office announced the development in the cold case on Monday, saying that it worked with Virginia-bad Paragon Company to create a composite image based off of DNA found on Matheys’[...]

Mistrial declared at neo-Nazi's murder trial in Phoenix

Friday  07:01,   13 july 2018

A judge declared a mistrial in the case of a neo-Nazi charged with trying to kill a black man and fatally shooting the man's white girlfriend after a dispute in a Phoenix park. Superior Court Judge Dean Fink made the decision Wednesday[...]

Victims fly to California to see accused serial killer

Friday  03:27,   13 july 2018

Three victims of a notorious Northern California serial killer and rapist say they are feeling relief after flying to Sacramento to see their alleged attacker behind bars for the first time. They were among nearly a dozen victims and survivors who[...]

Former model Pleads guilty in murder-for-hire plot

Thursday  22:26,   12 july 2018

A former model accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill the mother of her two stepdaughters has pleaded guilty in Ohio to conspiracy to commit aggravated murder and been sentenced to five years in prison. The Columbus Dispatch reports Tara[...]

Little Boy Arrives at Sleepover to Find Family Shot to Death in Murder-Suicide

Thursday  22:06,   12 july 2018

A young boy who was dropped off at a friend’s home for a sleepover near Wilmington, Delaware, ended up making a horrific discovery. A young boy who was dropped off at a friend’s home for a sleepover near Wilmington, Delaware, ended up[...]

Alleged hit-man, 22, is arrested in connection to killing of well-known Texas jeweler in murder-for-hire plot conspired by 19-year-old son and his girlfriend

Thursday  21:56,   12 july 2018

Johnny Roman Leon III, 22, was detained on Wednesday by Travis County Police for criminal solicitation of capital murder in the death of Ted Shaughnessy (left).Johnny Roman Leon III, 22, was detained on Wednesday by Travis County Police for criminal [...]

Alabama Moves to Limit Sheriffs From Pocketing Jail Food Money

Thursday  21:36,   12 july 2018

Gov. Kay Ivey ordered officials to rein in a decades-old practice of paying sheriffs personally to feed prisoners and then allowing the sheriffs to keep unspent funds for themselves.Alabama’s governor has begun to cut off a gravy train for the[...]

Daredevil, 22, busted for fifth subway surfing ride in Brooklyn after viral video

Thursday  19:10,   12 july 2018

It’s rough seas ahead for the subway surfer busted again for hitching a lift on his ride of choice — the C train. Police on Tuesday nabbed Isaiah Thompson at his Bedford-Stuyvesant pad in Brooklyn after a worried straphanger captured[...]

Child Molester Beaten to Death in California Prison

Thursday  18:35,   12 july 2018

Agustin Duran attacked at Wasco State Prison while serving 55-to-life for child sex offenses.Officials are treating the death of 66-year-old Agustin Duran as a possible homicide following an incident at Wasco State Prison on July[...]

Murder trial begins for young woman who shot aspiring rapper in Cinco Ranch home

Thursday  15:56,   12 july 2018

A jury trial began this week for a young woman who is accused of shooting and killing a man in his Cinco Ranch, Texas home after he allegedly raped her friend. Monserrat Carrillo-Castilla was charged with murder in May 2016 after[...]

Armless Miami man charged with stabbing Chicago tourist

Thursday  06:00,   12 july 2018

An armless homeless man in Miami, Florida has been charged with stabbing a Chicago tourist with scissors. An armless homeless man in Miami, Florida has been charged with stabbing a Jonathan Crenshaw, 46, used his feet to hold scissors and[...]