News : Crime

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

Friday  13:07,   18 may 2018
foxnews

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
bostonglobe

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
bbc

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
usatodayhss

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
msn

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
msn

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
nydailynews

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
cbsnews

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
cbsnews

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
foxnews

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[...]

Woman who allegedly stabbed daughter in burning house, snatched other child, arrested after hunt

Tuesday  23:45,   15 may 2018
foxnews

An Oklahoma mother of three who bound and gagged her daughters and stabbed the eldest repeatedly -- before setting their house on fire – has been found. Her 7-year-old daughter who was missing with her was also safe.An Oklahoma mother of three who[...]

Shooting death of suspended school teacher ruled a homicide

Tuesday  21:50,   15 may 2018
msn

A suspended Pennsylvania school teacher was shot to death in her mother's driveway on Mother's Day.Authorities say 32-year-old Rachael DelTondo had gone to an ice cream shop Sunday night and had just returned to the home in Aliquippa when[...]

RFK Jr: Connecticut court's Skakel decision an 'exoneration'

Tuesday  17:46,   15 may 2018
msn

<p>HARTFORD, Conn. — Robert Kennedy Jr. says the Connecticut Supreme Court's ruling that struck down the murder conviction of his cousin, Michael Skakel, is effectively an "exoneration."</p>Kennedy said on NBC's "Today" show[...]

Feds: Bandidos are “the mafia on two wheels”

Tuesday  17:45,   15 may 2018
mysanantonio

A federal jury will begin deliberating Tuesday whether the top two former national leaders of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club headed a racketeering conspiracy and authorized or sanctioned members to commit extortion, robbery, assault, drug dealing and[...]

Man who spent 20 years in prison can sue SF police over false evidence claims

Tuesday  17:45,   15 may 2018
sfgate

A San Francisco man who spent 20 years in prison for murder before his conviction was overturned can sue police for allegedly manipulating a key witness and falsifying evidence, a federal appeals court has ruled.&nbsp;A jury convicted Maurice[...]