News : Crime

Anxiety Grips Florida Neighborhood Amid Fears of Serial Killer

Monday  05:11,   23 october 2017
NBC News

"There's no rhyme or reason, so we all feel a little shaken and concerned that we could be the next victim," a local activist says.Whitley believed the sounds were firecrackers, and after peeking out the bedroom window of his home in[...]

Body of Sherin Mathews, 3-year-old Texas girl missing for weeks, believed found, police say

Monday  03:50,   23 october 2017
FOX News

Authorities in Richardson, Texas, said Sunday they believe they have found the body of Sherin Mathews, the adopted 3-year-old girl who disappeared in the early hours of Oct. 7. The Richardson Police Department said investigators discovered a body[...]

Teacher Arrested for Slapping 1-Year-Old Girl

Sunday  23:50,   22 october 2017
LawNewz

A Long Island teacher slapped a 1-year-old girl on the back of the head at a daycare on multiple occasions, police said. Long Island woman Jeanine Sammis, 36, was booked Thursday for attempted assault 2nd degree and endangering the welfare of[...]

Dad praises cops for saving two teens from accused Brooklyn pimps

Sunday  23:50,   22 october 2017
New York Daily News

An Upstate dad thanked police Sunday for rescuing his daughter and another girl from accused Brooklyn pimps as details of their ordeal emerged. The two runaway girls from Ulster County had gone willingly to the East New York home on Wednesday — but[...]

Executions rise in 2017, but downward trend continues

Sunday  22:45,   22 october 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

WASHINGTON — The nation's rapidly declining rate of executions has leveled off, but opponents of capital punishment say the death penalty remains on borrowed time. WASHINGTON — The nation's rapidly declining rate of executions has[...]

Ohio police officer shot dead during domestic dispute call

Sunday  22:45,   22 october 2017
FOX News

Girard officer Justin Leo was shot late Saturday night.A 31-year-old police officer in Ohio was fatally shot responding to a domestic dispute during the[...]

Prosecutor urges rejection of appeal in 1980 contract murder

Sunday  21:12,   22 october 2017
Associated Press

UNIONTOWN, Pa. — Prosecutors are urging a Pennsylvania judge to dismiss an appeal by a man serving a life term in a 1980 murder that prosecutors said he was hired to commit by the victim's wife and her lover.Seventy-four-year-old Joseph[...]

Trial to begin for ex-Arizona officer charged with murder

Sunday  21:12,   22 october 2017
Associated Press

Trial begins this week for a former Mesa, Arizona, police officer charged with murder in the 2016 shooting death of an unarmed man at a hotel. Philip Brailsford fatally shot Daniel Shaver of Granbury, Texas, as officers were responding to a call[...]

Third person shot dead within days in Florida community

Sunday  18:06,   22 october 2017
Los Angeles Times

<p>Residents are starting to worry after three people have been shot to death in less than two weeks in a Tampa neighborhood, according to reports.</p>Residents are starting to worry after three people have been shot to death in less than two[...]

Inside the Myths and Madness of MS-13,

Sunday  17:28,   22 october 2017
The Daily Beast

For gangs like MS-13 that thrive on fear, the Trump administration's anti-immigrant drumbeat carries some great potential benefits. “We actually create the conditions for gangs to thrive,” says José Miguel Cruz, a professor at Florida[...]

New Details About MS-13, The Violent Gang Of Teens Who Were Arrested For The Horrific Revenge Murder Of A 15-Year-Old Girl

Sunday  17:00,   22 october 2017
YourTango

18 people were arrested in connection to Damaris Alexandra Reyes Rivas'[...]

Report: Remains found on Long Island; possible MS-13 link

Sunday  17:00,   22 october 2017
CBS News

The unidentified remains were found Wednesday after police received a tip from Homeland Security officialsROOSEVELT, N.Y. -- Police in New York say they've found human remains after a tip led them to search a wooded area on Long[...]

Tigers, Cobras and Birds Rescued in 'Black Market' Sweep

Sunday  02:20,   22 october 2017
NBC News

The startling discoveries were part of the monthslong 'Operation Jungle Book,' which led to the arrest of 16 people, officials said Friday.Agents conducting the largest sweep of animal trafficking in Southern California found a sprawling[...]

Former Florida Crime Scene Tech Accused of Murdering Her Friend and Former Cop: Reports

Sunday  00:48,   22 october 2017
People

A former crime scene technician has been arrested for first-degree murder in the death of a private investigator who vanished last month, according to multiple reports. Ashley McArthur was arrested after Escambia County Sherriff’s Office deputies[...]

Man pleads guilty in gang shooting that killed bystander

Sunday  00:25,   22 october 2017
Associated Press

Federal prosecutors say a member of the violent Central American street gang MS-13 has admitted to his role in a shooting that had targeted a suspected rival gang member but ended up killing a mother of three. The U.S. Attorney's office says[...]