News : Crime

A woman told police she's a 'thoroughbred, white girl' as she tried to avoid jail for DUI

Thursday  06:06,   09 august 2018
usatoday

Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw gave police a number of reasons why she shouldn't be jailed. She allegedly used her race, intelligence and cleanliness as reasons.Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw, 32, was charged with a number offenses, including drunken[...]
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Police chief's son is 1 of 2 arrested in attack on Sikh man

Thursday  05:05,   09 august 2018
latimes

An 18-year-old arrested in Monday's attack on a Sikh man at a Manteca park is the son of the Union City police chief, the Police Department in that Alameda County city reported. Chief Darryl McAllister confirmed that his estranged son,[...]

Father blames 'stand your ground' in son's parking-lot death

Thursday  00:04,   09 august 2018
msn

Michael McGlockton says Florida's "stand your ground" law is the reason his son is dead at the hands of a white man who said he felt threatened by the 28-year-old black man. Michael Drejka berated Markeis McGlockton's girlfriend[...]

Man charged in death of 10-year-old San Antonio girl had been previously found insane

Tuesday  23:21,   07 august 2018
mysanantonio

San Antonio police arrested a man Monday on suspicion of murder after police found a 10-year-old girl dead on the Northwest side. Paul Anthony Bateman, 32, is being held in the Bexar County Jail on a $200,000 bond. Officers responded to a home[...]

Mother of 'Little Jacob' indicted by Galveston County grand jury in boy's death

Tuesday  23:20,   07 august 2018
chron

The mother of Jayden Lopez, the 4-year-old Houston boy once known as "Little Jacob" whose body washed up on a Galveston beach last fall, was indicted by a Galveston County grand jury on Tuesday in relation to his death. Rebecca Suzanne[...]

Lawyer for Nebraska death row inmate seeks release from case

Tuesday  20:05,   07 august 2018
msn

An attorney for a death row inmate who's set to be executed next week is asking the Nebraska Supreme Court to release him from the case. Jeff Pickens of the Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy argues in a Monday court filing that he has a[...]

Lemonade stand robber on the run; DNA could help track him

Tuesday  01:21,   07 august 2018
msn

Authorities say a teenager who held up a North Carolina lemonade stand for $17 is still at large. They're hoping to track him down through surveillance footage and possible DNA and fingerprint tests. Union County Sheriff's Office Spokesman[...]

Attorneys finish closing arguments in Anthony Kirkland Trial

Monday  22:10,   06 august 2018
wlwt

As the jury filed in and Anthony Kirkland entered the courtroom Monday, the tension could be felt by the loved ones of his victims. Chief assistant prosecuting attorney Mark Piepmeier started the closing arguments, stating Kirkland deserves death.[...]

District Attorney seeks death penalty against DJ in 1992 killing of school teacher

Monday  18:50,   06 august 2018
ydr

The Lancaster County District Attorney plans to seek the death penalty against the Pennsylvania man charged in connection with a 1992 murder.The Lancaster County District Attorney plans to seek the death penalty against the Pennsylvania[...]

Woman charged in shooting that left 1 child dead, 1 injured

Monday  13:58,   06 august 2018
msn

A Virginia woman is charged in a double shooting that left one child dead and another injured. News outlets cite a Fairfax County police release that says 33-year-old Victoria Youngblood is charged with second-degree murder in the Sunday night[...]

At least 40 shot and four killed in a night of Chicago gun violence

Monday  08:05,   06 august 2018
reuters

<p>At least 40 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend during the seven hours from midnight Saturday to early Sunday morning, with four fatalities, city police said on Sunday, a stark violent streak in a city where authorities say gun[...]

Man Found in Cafe Freezer Attacks Worker, Then Dies, Police Say

Monday  00:45,   06 august 2018
nytimes

The police said the man, from Arizona, attacked an employee with a kitchen knife. Other workers helped wrestle the man to the floor.A 54-year-old Arizona man died after jumping out of a freezer and attacking an employee with a kitchen knife on[...]

Wife and daughter describe horrific abuse by Houston 'honor killer' on trial

Sunday  22:25,   05 august 2018
houstonchronicle

The first wife and daughter of a 60-year-old Conroe man convicted last week of capital murder in two 2012 “honor killings” took the witness stand Friday, and both testified he raped them and subjected them to years of persistent, brutal[...]

‘I Am Killer’: New True Crime Show Offers Rare Death-Row Interviews

Sunday  16:32,   05 august 2018
rollingstone

Wrongful convictions, missing persons, unsolved murders — the true crime genre has never been more popular, yet the vast majority of recent documentaries, podcasts and TV shows have been about unraveling some sort of mystery.&nbsp;“I Am a[...]

Alleged serial killer faces third murder charge

Sunday  16:32,   05 august 2018
chron

The man accused of a weeklong crime spree that left three dead in July will now face murder charges for the third death, court records show. The charging instrument, filed Friday in Harris County Criminal Court, accuses Jose Gilberto Rodriguez of[...]