News : Crime

Waffle House shooting victims ID'd as worker, star athlete

Monday  05:20,   23 april 2018
CBS News

Four people died when a suspect opened fire early Sunday at a Tennessee restaurant; all the victims were in their 20s"Hero" customer wrestled rifle away from Waffle House[...]

Man fought gunman: He 'was going to have to work to kill me'

Monday  03:20,   23 april 2018
Associated Press

The man who wrestled the gun away from the Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were going to die, the gunman would "have to work to kill me."Police are calling James Shaw Jr. a hero for saving lives in the busy[...]

NYPD searching for man in MAGA hat over alleged assault

Monday  00:30,   23 april 2018
The Hill

New York City police are searching for a man in a "Make America Great Again" shirt and hat who allegedly pushed a man onto the subway tracks on Friday. Police say the suspect, described as a black man, got into a verbal dispute with the[...]

Man Hailed Hero After Wrestling Gun Away From Waffle House Shooter

Sunday  23:32,   22 april 2018
Inside Edition

He said he knew there would not be another chance.A patron at a Tennessee Waffle House where a gunman opened fire, killing four people, is being hailed a[...]

Alleged fraudsters target ill 9/11 heroes

Sunday  22:40,   22 april 2018
New York Daily News

First responders left sickened by the toxic fumes they inhaled at Ground Zero are now falling prey to scam artists.A crew of callous cons have been reaching out to sufferers from 9/11-related illnesses, claiming to be members of the federal[...]

Earth Day cleanup uncovers human remains in Indiana neighborhood

Sunday  22:35,   22 april 2018
FOX News

A neighborhood cleanup for Earth Day in one Indiana neighborhood turned into a crime scene investigation on Saturday after volunteers found a set of human remains along a creek.A neighborhood cleanup for Earth Day in one Indiana neighborhood turned[...]

2 posed as ride-share drivers to rob man in Chicago: Cops

Sunday  22:31,   22 april 2018
Chicago Tribune

Police detectives working undercover spotted and arrested two men posing as ride-share drivers to rob people in the River North neighborhood, police said Sunday. Stacey Means, 45, and Robert Archer, 51, both of the South Austin neighborhood [...]

Father puts up money to help find killer of Ohio daughter, grandson

Sunday  22:31,   22 april 2018
WLWT Cincinnati

The father of a woman who was slain along with her 9-year-old son is putting up his own money to increase the reward for information leading to their killer. “The person or persons involved, they need to be caught. This was a horrific murder and[...]

Waffle House shooting witness describes scene: 'My heart was beating, my limbs weren't working'

Sunday  22:30,   22 april 2018
USA TODAY

The gunman said nothing before opening fire with an assault rifle and killing four people at a Waffle House in Antioch, Tennessee an eyewitness said.NASHVILLE — The gunman said nothing before opening fire with an assault rifle and killing four[...]

Trump executive order fails to boost flow of military gear to local police departments

Sunday  21:30,   22 april 2018
USA TODAY

The amount of military gear sent to local police has declined this year despite an order President Trump signed to expand the transfers, a USA TODAY analysis has found. Shipments of military gear in the first three months of 2018 fell by[...]

'I had nightmares': Nanny slay trial took toll on jurors

Sunday  15:55,   22 april 2018
Associated Press

Jurors in New York City who convicted a nanny of murdering two children in her care say the trial took an emotional toll. Jurors in the murder trial of a nanny who stabbed two small children to death in the bathtub of their Manhattan apartment said[...]

County official paid women's bills in exchange for sex, authorities say

Sunday  14:00,   22 april 2018
FOX News

A county commissioner in Florida is facing pressure to resign after being arrested last week on multiple prostitution-related charges. Nick Nicholson, 71, an official in Hernando County, north of Tampa, allegedly paid two women for sex on an[...]

Teen shot, killed early Saturday in Southeast Baltimore, police say

Saturday  22:00,   21 april 2018
MSN

A 19-year-old man died after being shot early Saturday morning in Southeast Baltimore, Baltimore police said, continuing a violent month in the city. At about 1:50 a.m. police responded to a report of a shooting in the 6100 block of Fortview Way in[...]

Texas teen's car stolen, totaled after he stops to help at crash scene

Saturday  21:30,   21 april 2018
FOX News

A Texas teen says his car was totaled after he stopped at an accident scene and it was stolen-- by the driver of the wrecked vehicle. High school senior Jerry Ramirez, 18, called 911 right way when he and friends came across the crash in Royse City[...]

Bold thief steals rare, colorful butterfly from Ohio conservatory

Saturday  21:05,   21 april 2018
FOX News

A brazen thief was caught on camera stealing an exotic butterfly from an exhibit at an Ohio conservatory, according to reports. A woman in a baseball cap made off with a bright-colored Blue Morpho African Butterfly last Sunday at the Krohn[...]