News : Crime

Son of nanny accused of slaying two kids insists mom ‘loved’ vics

Friday  11:41,   23 march 2018
New York Daily News

The only son of the nightmarish nanny accused of killing two Upper West Side children insisted that his mother “loved” the victims. Jesus Frias, 22, described a rosy relationship between his mother Yoselyn Ortega and the Krim family, while on the[...]

Woman arrested after allegedly attacking husband for forgetting anniversary

Friday  08:45,   23 march 2018
FOX News

Married couples everywhere will now be marking their calendars after a Florida woman was arrested for reportedly attacking her husband for forgetting their wedding anniversary, police say. Carol Stone, 35, was arrested on Wednesday by the Pasco[...]

Colorado mom of 3 reported missing, last seen leaving bar after St. Patrick's Day

Friday  07:01,   23 march 2018
FOX News

Authorities in Colorado are searching for a mother of three who was last seen leaving a bar early Sunday after celebrating St. Patrick's Day.Authorities in Colorado are searching for a mother of three who was last seen leaving a bar early Sunday [...]

Airline worker busted with 9 pounds of cocaine taped to legs

Friday  06:36,   23 march 2018

A crew member of Fly Jamaica Airways has been arrested for attempting to smuggle cocaine into the United States, according to a statement by the US Customs and Border Protection. The drugs were discovered after the man was escorted into a private[...]

Prosecutor: Kansas militia members wanted to kill immigrants

Friday  04:32,   23 march 2018
Associated Press

Three militia members plotted for months to blow up an apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in western Kansas, saying that they wanted to "exterminate cockroaches," a federalGavin Wright, Patrick Stein and Curtis Allen are charged[...]

Execution by nitrogen close to becoming law in Alabama

Friday  02:56,   23 march 2018

Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she will sign the bill. But if it does become law, Alabama would be the third state after Oklahoma and Mississippi to allow a condemned inmate to ask for this method of capital punishment.GOP Gov. Kay Ivey has not[...]

1 killed after angry driver plows into crowd of people in Houston, police say

Thursday  22:11,   22 march 2018
CBS News

Houston police are investigating after a man allegedly got into his car and plowed into a crowd of people outside a bar , killing one person. CBS affiliate KHOU reports the incident happened early Thursday morning in the Montrose neighborhood after[...]

Two arrested, one at large after shoplifting incident leads to I-94 shutdown

Thursday  22:11,   22 march 2018
WISN Milwaukee

Two people suspected of shoplifting were taken into custody Thursday morning during a full closure of Interstate 94 near Pewaukee that included a K-9 search and law enforcement personnel in tactical gear. One man who got out of the stopped SUV near[...]

Man convicted of fatal bombing 29 years ago to be executed

Thursday  21:27,   22 march 2018
Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Judge Robert S. Vance was at his kitchen table on Dec. 16, 1989, when he opened a package that had been mailed to his home. Two days later, a similar device killed an attorney in Georgia. Two other mail bombs were later[...]

Rising prices for some rare books make them a target for thieves who quickly sell them online

Thursday  20:02,   22 march 2018
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The portability of rare books, increasing awareness of their value and the ease of selling them quickly online may have motivated someone to steal 314 rare materials and maps from the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Oakland, Pa. The[...]

Ex-Steelers doctor sentenced to 10 years in federal prison in drug distribution case

Thursday  18:56,   22 march 2018
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Richard Rydze, the former Pittsburgh Steelers doctor found guilty of conspiring to illegally distribute anabolic steroids, human growth hormone and narcotic painkillers, was sentenced Tuesday to a decade in federal prison. Rydze, 68, was convicted[...]

Gun Instructor Who Tried to Kill Lover’s Husband: I Regret Cheating on My Wife More Than Shooting

Thursday  18:31,   22 march 2018

The former California firearms instructor who was convicted of attempted murder and conspiracy last November in a botched murder-for-hire plot of his lover’s husband says he regrets cheating on his wife more than the crime that put him in[...]

Raleigh, NC police arrest mother after two videos show baby smoking marijuana

Thursday  18:13,   22 march 2018

RALEIGH -- Raleigh police arrested a mother on Wednesday after two videos began to go viral on Facebook apparently showing a baby smoking marijuana. "Big thanks to everyone who posted information about the smoking mother and baby," the Raleigh[...]

Ex-Miss Kentucky gets probation for bringing pot into prison

Thursday  17:13,   22 march 2018
Associated Press

LIMA, Ohio — A former Miss Kentucky who tried to smuggle a small amount of marijuana into an Ohio prison for her boyfriend won't have to spend time behind bars. The Lima News reports 28-year-old Kia Hampton, of Louisville, Kentucky, received[...]

Maui machete murder: ‘I was sent here to end you,’ alleged attacker said

Thursday  17:05,   22 march 2018

The alleged attacker told police he was killing a “demon."Though the island is filled with tourists, murder by a complete stranger is[...]