News : Crime

Dad fatally stabbed as daughter sat in lap at restaurant

Saturday  04:00,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

A homeless man has been charged with murder in the death of a California father who was stabbed in the neck as his 5-year-old daughter sat in his lap in a crowded beachside steakhouse. Anthony Mele and his wife were eating dinner with their daughter [...]

Driver in deadly immigrant smuggling case gets life sentence

Saturday  01:05,   21 april 2018
Associated Press

The driver of a big rig involved in the deaths of 10 smuggled immigrants in Texas last year has been sentenced to life in prison. The sentence James Matthew Bradley Jr. received Friday doesn't include the possibility of parole. At least 39[...]

Inside the House of Horrors: How the Turpin Children's Alleged Torture Escalated Over Time

Saturday  00:07,   21 april 2018

When authorities responded to the family’s Perris home that day, nothing could have prepared them for what they discovered: a dozen children malnourished, living in squalor, with some shackled to pieces of furniture, police have alleged. David and[...]

Moments before he was shot dead, man told girlfriend over phone that he was being followed

Friday  23:36,   20 april 2018
Chicago Tribune

A man told his girlfriend on the phone that he was being followed by a black Dodge Charger shortly before he was shot to death Thursday evening on a dark, dead-end street on the Far South Side, according to police and a family member. A man told his [...]

This NC police department will take care of the munchies if you're arrested on 420 day

Friday  23:15,   20 april 2018

Those who get arrested in Southern Pines, North Carolina for celebrating 'Weed Day' on Friday are in for a treat when they arrive at the police station. The Southern Pines Police Department is taking a light-hearted approach to April 20,[...]

Parents honor children killed by nanny, thank jury following murder conviction

Friday  22:45,   20 april 2018

Kevin and Marina Krim issued a message of thanks and honored their children after their former nanny was convicted of murdering their young son and daughter.A family who suffered the unimaginable when their young boy and girl were murdered by their[...]

'This is a stone-cold killer': 'Relief' after fugitive grandmother caught

Friday  21:45,   20 april 2018
NBC News

"There's a sense of relief today because a killer's off the streets," Undersheriff Carmine Marceno said. "No matter where she went, no matter where she hid, we were going to get her.""There's a sense of relief today[...]

Locks were broken on doors at SC prison where riot killed 7

Friday  20:25,   20 april 2018
Tribune News Service

<p>Locks for multiple cell doors were not functioning at the Lee Correctional Institution where a riot killed seven inmates earlier this week.</p>The Department of Corrections would not say how many cell doors at the Bishopville maximum[...]

Reward Doubled To $6,000 in Real-Life 'Three Billboards' Case

Friday  20:21,   20 april 2018
Inside Edition

The 1991 death of Kathy Page remains under investigation.Officials in Texas, where Kathy Page was found strangled in 1991, are now offering $6,000 for information that helps crack the decades old[...]

In recorded jail call, Robert Durst tells friend he regrets doing 'The Jinx'

Friday  19:56,   20 april 2018
Tribune News Service

In a jail call recorded in 2015, Robert Durst told a friend he regretted giving interviews to the producers of "The Jinx," saying he realized while watching the six-part HBO documentary that he "definitely had a problem." The New [...]

Woman suspected in Minnesota, Florida deaths caught in Texas

Friday  19:52,   20 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>A woman suspected of killing her husband in Minnesota and a woman in Florida was captured Thursday night at a South Texas resort.</p>SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — A woman suspected of killing her husband in Minnesota, then fleeing to Florida[...]

A teen helped police find his missing friend’s body. Detectives now suspect he’s the killer.

Friday  05:52,   20 april 2018

The 16-year-old’s behavior after he discovered Sanchez’s body that led investigators to suspect him. Investigators obtained a search warrant for the 16-year-old’s home, where they found sufficient evidence to arrest him, Corina said. He did not[...]

Two Florida deputies killed in apparent ambush at restaurant

Friday  03:30,   20 april 2018
FOX News

Two sheriff’s deputies were fatally shot in Trenton, Fla. on Thursday, an official confirmed. [...]

Man confesses to killing 9-year-old girl in Oakland hit-and-run, DA says

Friday  03:30,   20 april 2018
SF Gate

A 21-year-old man was charged with vehicular manslaughter after fleeing the scene of a crash that killed a 9-year-old girl in Oakland, prosecutors said Thursday. Kevin Payne turned himself in to the Oakland Police Department three days after the[...]

California inmate released after 25 years on death row

Friday  03:30,   20 april 2018
Associated Press

A man who spent nearly 25 years on California's death row has been freed after his conviction in the rape and killing of his girlfriend's daughter was overturned. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says Vicente[...]