News : Crime

Accused cop killers take plea deal to avoid death penalty

Monday  19:30,   25 june 2018
msn

Two men charged in the 2015 shooting death of a Philadelphia police officer during a robbery have pleaded guilty in exchange for taking the death penalty off the table. Family members of Sgt. Robert Wilson III say they were told late Friday about[...]

NYPD IDs 1 of 5 suspects in mistaken-identity machete killing

Monday  19:15,   25 june 2018
foxnews

The New York Police Department on Monday identified one of five suspects in the brutal killing of a 15-year-old boy who was pulled out of a store and stabbed several times by a group of men with long knives. Surveillance footage published by[...]

Shooting at California senior-living apartment complex leaves 3 wounded, including 2 firefighters

Monday  19:03,   25 june 2018
foxnews

Two firefighters were shot as officials responded to a report of an explosion at a Southern California senior-living apartment building Monday, authorities said. Two responding firefighter-paramedics were shot as they arrived at Covenant Manor in[...]

2 men returning to Mass. to face charges in hotel murder

Monday  18:28,   25 june 2018
wcvb

Two men have been returned to Massachusetts from Mississippi to be arraigned on charges related to a 2017 murder. State police say 20-year-old Kentavious Coleman and 22-year-old and Kenyonte Galmore will be arraigned Monday in the Norfolk[...]

Supreme Court declines to hear 'Making a Murderer' case

Monday  17:27,   25 june 2018
msn

The Supreme Court said Monday it won't weigh in on the case of a teenager convicted of rape and murder whose story was documented in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer."As is typical, the justices did not explain their decision declining to[...]

Life in prison without parole ordered in 'suitcase' murder case

Sunday  23:10,   24 june 2018
latimes

A San Diego judge, saying she was troubled by the defendant’s lack of remorse, ordered Joshua Matthew Palmer to prison Friday for life without the possibility of parole for raping and strangling a co-worker and stuffing her body into a suitcase two[...]

Man accused of trying to drown wife, 2 kids in bathtub

Sunday  23:00,   24 june 2018
msn

Police in West Virginia say a man who said he was trying to baptize his wife and two children in a bathtub is accused of trying to drown them. News outlets report 36-year-old Leslie Kelly of Chapmanville was charged last week with attempted murder,[...]

Could death of Texas woman found wrapped in sheet be anything but murder?

Sunday  23:00,   24 june 2018
cbsnews

A father dreams his daughter has been killed, then she disappears -- what does her boyfriend know and could the dad's nightmare have been an omen?Police suspected murder, but was[...]

"Call Girl Killer" reveals her story after Google executive's death

Sunday  23:00,   24 june 2018
sfgate

Alix Tichelman, nicknamed by national media as the "Call Girl Killer" and "Harbor Hooker" of Santa Cruz, California, is finally telling her side of the story. In a series of interviews with KSBW this week, Tichelman relived the[...]

Serial killer case is a dead end

Sunday  22:30,   24 june 2018
nydailynews

On July 3, 1988, a woman stopped to relieve herself along the side of a Massachusetts highway and opened the first page of a mystery. In the brush along the road, she spotted what looked like human skeletal remains with a bra wrapped around the[...]

Cousin indicted on charges he lied to police investigating Mass. murders

Sunday  22:25,   24 june 2018
bostonglobe

A relative of the mother and three children who were found murdered in their central Massachusetts home in March has been indicted on charges that he misled investigators looking into the deaths. A grand jury on Thursday indicted Mathew Locke, 31,[...]

Indiana man found guilty of parents' murders appeals conviction

Sunday  22:05,   24 june 2018
chicagotribune

A Lowell, Indiana man who murdered his parents wants his conviction overturned because he claims police did not have a right to search their family home, court records show. Thomas Snow, 39, was sentenced in February to 130 years in prison after a[...]

Funeral held for four children killed in Orlando standoff

Sunday  20:41,   24 june 2018
wesh

The funeral for four children who were killed during a standoff in Orlando was held Saturday afternoon. Irayan, Lillia, Aiden and Dove were murdered after being held[...]

Cop killer granted parole after 44 years in state prison

Sunday  17:50,   24 june 2018
nydailynews

A convicted cop killer who has spent the past 44 years in prison has been granted parole, state prisons officials said. Robert Hayes, 69, was granted release on June 12 by the Board of Parole. Hayes was convicted in 1974 of shooting and killing[...]

Gunman dead after 2 cops shot in San Diego standoff; 1 officer reported clinging to life

Sunday  13:39,   24 june 2018
foxnews

Two San Diego police officers were shot Saturday evening after a gunman wearing body armor barricaded himself in an apartment and fired through the walls. One of the officers is reportedly hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after taking a[...]