News : Crime

Alleged serial killer indicted in Texas in fourth death

Saturday  10:21,   16 december 2017
Associated Press

An alleged serial killer has been indicted in the slaying of a North Texas college student nearly two decades after she went missing. A Texas grand jury indicted William Lewis Reece late Thursday on a charge of capital murder in the 1997[...]

First the jury convicted this 19-year-old maid for stealing. Then they took up a collection to pay her fine.

Saturday  04:50,   16 december 2017
MSN

Jurors felt a felony conviction was enough for the young maid, but the woman whose rings were stolen was appalled by the jury's decision to pay the fine.What the jury did was extraordinary. They felt bad for the young woman, pregnant with her[...]

SEE IT: Subway riders save man after he collapses onto tracks

Saturday  01:36,   16 december 2017
New York Daily News

Terrified Brooklyn subway riders rescued a straphanger who collapsed in the path of an oncoming train.Terrified Brooklyn subway riders rescued a straphanger who collapsed onto the train tracks, flagging down an incoming train before pulling him to[...]

Four shot in Chicago, including slaying in Target parking lot on South Side

Friday  23:05,   15 december 2017
MSN

Four people were shot in Chicago between Thursday and early Friday, including a man killed by a concealed carry owner in the parking lot of a Target on the South Side. The fatal shooting occurred at about 8 p.m. in the parking lot shared by Target[...]

Pipe bomb explosion under principal's Jeep prompts raid at science teacher's house

Friday  20:21,   15 december 2017
FOX News

Fearing a Massachusetts high school science teacher may be breaking bad, federal agents raided Susan Seery's home searching for evidence she constructed a homemade pipe bomb that exploded under a principal's Jeep last month.Fearing a[...]

Illinois man gets 69-year sentence for killing man at party

Friday  20:21,   15 december 2017
Associated Press

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to 69 years in prison for fatally shooting a man at a party near the University of Illinois.Robbie Patton was convicted in September of first-degree murder in the 2016 killing of 22-year-old[...]

Father of boy allegedly subjected to unneeded surgeries speaks out

Friday  19:27,   15 december 2017
CBS News

The 8-year-old's mother is accused of pretending her son was sick with multiple illnesses, including cancer . Child Protective Services found the boy had a feeding tube, used oxygen, and took seizure medication — and it all may have been for[...]

Father of boy allegedly subjected to unneeded surgeries speaks out

Friday  19:27,   15 december 2017
CBS News

The 8-year-old's mother is accused of pretending her son was sick with multiple illnesses, including cancer . Child Protective Services found the boy had a feeding tube, used oxygen, and took seizure medication — and it all may have been for[...]

2 N.Y. men charged in 2015 fatal shooting of rapper Chinx

Friday  19:27,   15 december 2017
CBS News

The rapper was driving home from a performance when two men allegedly opened fire on his car.NEW YORK — Prosecutors in New York City's Queens borough have charged two men in the 2015 fatal shooting of 31-year-old Lionel Pickens, a rapper who[...]

U.S. Had 23 Executions in 2017, Second-Lowest Number in a Quarter-Century

Friday  19:27,   15 december 2017
The New York Times

Executions, death sentences and public approval of capital punishment have been steadily declining, the Death Penalty Information Center said.The number of prisoners executed has been dropping, save for a few small increases, since it reached a high [...]

U.S. Had 23 Executions in 2017, Second-Lowest Number in a Quarter-Century

Friday  19:27,   15 december 2017
The New York Times

Executions, death sentences and public approval of capital punishment have been steadily declining, the Death Penalty Information Center said.The number of prisoners executed has been dropping, save for a few small increases, since it reached a high [...]

Remains may link to case of boys missing 7 years

Friday  19:27,   15 december 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

Police are investigating whether human remains found in Montana are of three Michigan boys who disappeared seven years ago. DETROIT — Police are investigating whether human remains found in Montana are of three Michigan boys who disappeared seven[...]

Uber driver raped 16-year-old girl, authorities say

Friday  13:06,   15 december 2017
FOX News

An Uber driver was arrested Thursday in Georgia, accused of raping a 16-year-old female passenger earlier in the week. Abdoulie Jagne, 58, was booked into the Gwinnett County Jail in north central Georgia, Fox 5 Atlanta reported. Authorities told[...]

Beverly Hills death: Anesthesiologist charged with murder of patient undergoing plastic surgery

Friday  07:26,   15 december 2017
Los Angeles Times

<p>An anesthesiologist was charged with murder Wednesday after a 71-year-old patient suffered a fatal overdose under his care — a rare prosecution likely to send a powerful message to other doctors.</p>Stephen Kyosung Kim, 53, is accused of[...]

Suspect in car attack faces new charge: first-degree murder

Friday  07:25,   15 december 2017
Associated Press

<p>The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence[...]