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Five charged with abusing children on New Mexico compound face detention hearing

Monday  13:56,   13 august 2018

<p>Five parents arrested on charges of abusing their 11 children at a New Mexico compound where a 12th child died under suspicious circumstances were due back in court on Monday for a hearing to decide whether the defendants should remain jailed[...]
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20 shot in Chicago: 'Even I'm scared to walk to the corner store'

Sunday  01:00,   12 august 2018

The two cousins had planned to settle in for a night of playing video games, but first, the boys, 15 and 17, wanted to walk to the nearby gas station for something to eat. "Probably junk food," said Genice Hines, the mother of the[...]

Police: 3 injured in Baltimore shootings, including 2 young men

Saturday  22:10,   11 august 2018

Two young men were shot -- less than a mile apart -- overnight in Baltimore, police said Saturday morning.&nbsp;Load[...]

Uber driver convicted of raping female passenger, faces 20 years in prison

Saturday  16:16,   11 august 2018

In a 911 call, she asked for police help: ‘I don’t know how I woke up here. I don’t know.’In a 911 call later, the confused and weeping woman asks for police to come to the motel, telling the emergency call-taker: “I don’t know how I woke up here. I [...]

DNA Links Colorado Murders From 34 Years Ago to an Inmate

Saturday  05:50,   11 august 2018

The gruesome murders outside Denver in 1984 remained unsolved until DNA found at the crime scenes was matched to a Nevada inmate last month, the authorities said.The father suffered 16 blows to the top of his head with a hammer and his throat had[...]

This is what happened in and outside prison as Billy Ray Irick was put to death

Friday  21:15,   10 august 2018

Billy Ray Irick was put to death by the state of Tennessee on Aug. 9, 2018. He was convicted in 1986 for the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl.NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In the parking lot of Riverbend Maximum Security Institution here, an empty[...]

California police chief's son due in court over beating of Sikh man

Friday  17:15,   10 august 2018

<p>The son of a California city police chief is expected to appear in court on Friday after he was arrested for beating an elderly Sikh man in an unprovoked attack that was caught on video.</p>Tyrone McAllister, 18, has been charged, along[...]

Unsolved murders: Declining murder clearance rate a brewing 'national disaster'

Friday  13:58,   10 august 2018

The issue of murder clearance rates is in the spotlight as Chicago officials struggle to solve gun violence that’s plaguing the city. The city is just one among many struggling to solve violent crime.The national murder clearance rate—the[...]

Tennessee executes its first inmate in nearly a decade

Friday  04:35,   10 august 2018

Tennessee carried out the execution Thursday of a man condemned for the 1985 rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl, marking the first time the state has applied the death penalty since 2009.Inmate Billy Ray Irick, 59, received a three-drug injection[...]

Second former Penn State fraternity member pleads guilty to hazing after a pledge died from severe head and abdominal injuries

Thursday  22:45,   09 august 2018

Joseph G Ems Jr, 22, was investigated over the death of Tim Piazza, 19, but pleaded guilty to hazing and an alcohol offense for his conduct with a different unnamed pledge.Joseph G Ems Jr, 22, pleaded guilty to hazing and an alcohol offense on[...]

Nevada death-row inmate stuck in legal limbo: 'Just get it done'

Thursday  22:45,   09 august 2018

A Nevada inmate who was sentenced to death in 2007 for committing drug-related murders in Phoenix and Las Vegas said Wednesday he wants his execution carried out as fast as possible. Scott Raymond Dozier, whose execution has already been delayed[...]

Authorities say they've busted large Mexico-to-US drug ring

Thursday  22:40,   09 august 2018

Federal authorities in Los Angeles say 22 people have been arrested and are accused of smuggling large amounts of narcotics into the U.S. from Mexico.&nbsp;The arrests of 22 suspects come on the heels of a nearly three-year investigation into[...]

3 MS-13 gang members who shot suspected rival sentenced to prison for murder

Thursday  21:10,   09 august 2018

Three MS-13 gang members have finally been convicted of murder after they “took turns shooting” a suspected rival gang member in the head and stomach almost three years ago, officials said. Giovani Antonio Herrera, 23, Jonathan Steven Guevara, 21,[...]

Michigan parents learn they could face life in prison for death of 10-month-old daughter over religious beliefs

Thursday  17:27,   09 august 2018

A Michigan father's jaw dropped in court this week as he was told he could spend the rest of his life behind bars for the starvation death of his 10-month-old daughter.&nbsp;A Michigan father's jaw dropped in court this week as he was told[...]

Man dies after being knocked unconscious by New York driver he thought might be his ride

Thursday  09:30,   09 august 2018

A Florida man who was punched unconscious by a motorist on a New York street died Tuesday, police said.&nbsp;The incident occurred around 1:15 a.m. Sunday in Long Island City when Sandor Szabo, 35, knocked on the window of what he[...]