News : Crime

Police: Man intentionally drives car into restaurant, killing 2

Monday  09:15,   21 may 2018

<p>Authorities arrested a man they say intentionally crashed his car into a restaurant in Bessemer City, North Carolina, killing two people, including his daughter, CBS affiliate WBTV reports. Several others were injured in the[...]

A paper cup, a family tree lead to arrest in 1987 murder of young couple

Sunday  23:30,   20 may 2018

EVERETT, Wash. -- Thirty years after the murders of a young Canadian couple, scientific advances, a family tree and a paper cup have led to an arrest in the case.&nbsp;The 55-year-old Sea-Tac man was arrested Thursday in Seattle and is expected[...]

De Blasio says pot arrest reform is 'a natural evolution'

Sunday  23:25,   20 may 2018

Asking the NYPD to overhaul its marijuana policies to address a massive racial disparity isn't a reversal of past positions, de Blasio said.“I think the media tends to think of a lot of things as an about-face. That's a normal skeptical, healthy [...]

Another woman accuses LA sheriff's deputy of sexual assault inside jail

Sunday  20:42,   20 may 2018

The woman said the attack happened in a dimly lit part of the jail. The officer ordered her to take off her clothes, then groped her breasts, the woman said.&nbsp;The officer ordered her to take off her clothes, then groped her breasts, the[...]

Arizona officer's belt stops bullet in 'way too close a call' encounter

Sunday  20:01,   20 may 2018

An Arizona police officer narrowly escaped injury responding to a domestic violence incident on Friday when a man opened fire and a bullet hit the officer's belt, officials said.An Arizona police officer narrowly escaped injury while responding[...]

More than a hundred charges filed against alleged poachers in 'demented social club'

Friday  13:07,   18 may 2018

Authorities in Oregon this week announced charges against 11 people accused of participating in a 'kind of demented social club' that would kill animals "for the thrill."Authorities in Oregon this week announced charges against 11[...]

Mobster says memory of burying murder victim came back to him during walk in woods

Friday  13:00,   18 may 2018

A Rhode Island mobster testified Thursday that he initially couldn’t recall some details of the day he helped then-New England Mafia boss Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme dispose of a body.Seventy-eight-year-old Joseph DeLuca was grilled during[...]

Wife 'warned of ex' before Texas murders

Thursday  23:30,   17 may 2018

Police say a man shot his ex-wife's three children and her boyfriend dead before killing himself.Authorities say the man attacked Amanda Simpson in her rural north Texas home on Wednesday morning, killing their three children and her[...]

Arrest made in killing of 17-year-old basketball player in South Carolina

Thursday  21:51,   17 may 2018

Police in a South Carolina community have charged a man with murder in the shooting death of a high school basketball player last week. Shytori Nikia Davenport, 21, was arrested Wednesday and charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a[...]

Chicago teens take lead on gun violence at home, nationally

Thursday  21:41,   17 may 2018

Shootings happen outside school walls but have immeasurable impact.In its pages, the dean and student advocate writes the name of each student who's lost a family member, many of them to gun violence. And then he deploys the Peace Warriors —[...]

Homeless jailed frequently under 'habitual drunkard' law

Thursday  21:25,   17 may 2018

For the past six years, Richard Walls has been in jail more often than not. The longest stretch of time he's spentWalls is not a hardened criminal, but he is what Virginia calls a "habitual drunkard," a designation that allows police to arrest[...]

City faces lawsuit over NYPD gang list

Thursday  15:55,   17 may 2018

The NYPD still has not said what mechanism is in place to remove a person.That's according to the Legal Aid Society, which plans to sue the city after getting from the NYPD documents from two PowerPoint presentations and other internal paperwork[...]

Video shows deadly encounter between gunman, officers he "ambushed"

Thursday  02:56,   17 may 2018

Barry Freeman can be seen firing round after round, first from an AR-15 rifle and later from a shotgun , reports CBS affiliate WTTV. The Evansville Police Department released surveillance and body camera footage from the May 11 incident, which they[...]

Details revealed in killing of teacher suspended over "personal vendetta"

Wednesday  13:20,   16 may 2018

Police investigators say they’ll take all the time they need to find and convict the killer of Rachael DelTondo ."We could not be taking this more seriously. We had a young woman, 33-years-old, shot to death on the driveway of her mother's house on[...]

Sprawling opium poppy field found in Northern California

Tuesday  23:45,   15 may 2018

People tend to think of the heroin trail as starting in an opium poppy field someplace in Southeast Asia or Mexico -- not in Northern California. In a statement on Monday, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office reported a shocking find: a small[...]