News : Crime

Thieves made off with $10 million worth of cobalt in a warehouse heist

Friday  21:04,   20 july 2018
qz

Around 112 metric tons of cobalt—worth around $10 million—were stolen from a warehouse in the Netherlands this month. Drums of the scarce metal were taken…Drums of the scarce metal were taken from a secure area of a Vollers warehouse in Rotterdam,[...]
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Teen arrested for smashing Long Island war hero's memorial

Friday  20:31,   20 july 2018
nydailynews

A Long Island teenager was busted for shattering a memorial to a NAVY Seal who posthumously won the Congressional Medal of Honor for valor in the Afghanistan war, authorities said. The 14-year-old allegedly went to Lt. Michael P. Murphy[...]

Father of 2 Parkland shooting survivors slain after store robbery

Friday  12:15,   20 july 2018
cbsnews

Broward County, Fla. authorities say gunman robbed Ayub Ali in his convenience store, then came back and shot him to deathTwo of Ali's four children, a son and a daughter, survived the Valentine's Day high school massacre that left 17 people[...]

Burglary suspect ID'd after taking selfies on stolen phone that uploaded to victim's cloud, police say

Friday  04:30,   20 july 2018
foxnews

Officials in Louisiana are searching for a man suspected of burglary after he allegedly took selfies using a stolen phone that uploaded to the victim’s cloud. Shreveport Police responded to an armed robbery call just before 1 a.m. on July 10, The[...]

Minnesota inmate accused in guard's death has violent past

Friday  04:30,   20 july 2018
msn

<p>An inmate accused of killing a Minnesota corrections officer has been disciplined multiple times for violent encounters while incarcerated, including for a fight in which he lost an eye and spent nearly a year and a half separated from the[...]

Murder charge for Oakland man accused of violent purse snatching

Wednesday  21:52,   18 july 2018
sfchronicle

A man accused in May of second-degree robbery now faces murder and elder abuse charges after the 93-year-old victim of an alleged purse snatching died, prosecutors said Tuesday. Otto Halafihi, 29, pleaded not guilty to felony charges for murder,[...]

Male Golden State Killer victim speculates he may have been the real target

Wednesday  21:30,   18 july 2018
sfgate

<p>Forty-one years after the brutal attack, a male victim of the Golden State Killer has stepped forward with new details about the terrifying encounter.</p>Victor Hayes, who was attacked along with his girlfriend in East Sacramento, told the[...]

Penn State frat hazing death trial scheduled for February

Wednesday  21:26,   18 july 2018
msn

Members of a Penn State University fraternity charged in connection with the death of a pledge after a night of hazing and drinking are scheduled to go to trial early next year.&nbsp;BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Members of a Penn State University[...]

In U.S. prisons, tablets open window to the outside world

Wednesday  20:21,   18 july 2018
reuters

<p>Marvin Worthy, confined to a New Jersey state prison since 2004, cannot watch his son play basketball or visit him in college. But for the past three years, a tablet computer has kept their relationship alive.</p>Marvin Worthy, confined to[...]

Indiana paramedic arrested after allegedly stealing fentanyl, report says

Wednesday  19:37,   18 july 2018
foxnews

Authorities in Indiana arrested a man on Monday who allegedly pilfered the drug, fentanyl, in several counties while working as a paramedic. Jason Howard, 41, was taken into custody following the result of a probe kicked off more than a month ago,[...]

Tragic jail birth prompts question: Could baby's death have been prevented?

Wednesday  17:11,   18 july 2018
wfaa

<p>Back in May, a small section of a local cemetery here called “Babyland” received another occupant.</p>His name was Cashh. He was laid to rest in a little white coffin. He lived just nine days. He was born to his mother, Shaye Bear, on the[...]

Police officer opens fire through windshield

Wednesday  05:21,   18 july 2018
cbsnews

A police officer in Las Vegas shot right through his cruiser's windshield during high-speed pursuit of two murder suspects, and his body camera captured the chaseThe officer-involved shooting occurred on July 11, CBS affiliate KLAS reports. The[...]

Federal trial to begin Monday in killing of Fort Meade soldier

Monday  21:36,   16 july 2018
msn

Police found Army soldier Karlyn Ramirez shot to death inside her Severn, Md. townhouse nearly three years ago.&nbsp;Load[...]

Florida man behind bars for failing to unlock cell phones for police

Monday  18:46,   16 july 2018
msn

TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida man is behind bars for failing to unlock his phones following a traffic stop. Fox 13 News reports that William Montanez was pulled over in June for improper yielding in Tampa.He wouldn't allow cops to search his car, so a[...]

Investigator: Alabama girl was murdered after seeing grandmother, who allegedly had drug cartel ties, die

Monday  16:37,   16 july 2018
msn

Authorities say a 13-year-old Alabama girl with special needs was fatally attacked after she saw her grandmother killed in a cemetery. Al.com reports that the details emerged Thursday in a Madison County court during a preliminary hearing for[...]