News : Crime

Pamela Smart Claims a Plastic Knife Infraction Could Be Keeping Her from Getting Prison Sentence Reduced

Wednesday  23:35,   18 october 2017
People

Pamela Smart believes that a plastic cake knife may be keeping her in prison and she has filed documents in federal court in an attempt to get her sentence reduced, PEOPLE confirms. Pamela Smart believes that a plastic cake knife may be[...]

Alabama seeks court permission to proceed with execution of man who killed officer in 1997

Wednesday  23:01,   18 october 2017
WVTM 13 Birmingham

Alabama is asking a court to allow the execution of an inmate convicted of killing a police officer two decades ago. The Alabama attorney general's office on Monday asked the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a stay issued by a federal[...]

Cops Uncover Homemade Assault Weapons, Silencers, Thousands of Rounds of Ammo in Motel Room

Wednesday  21:46,   18 october 2017
The Daily Beast

Couple busted with cache of totally legal, and totally untraceable, ‘ghost guns.’Authorities cuffed Cara L. Anderson and Shawn C. Holland last week at the Motel 6 in Caseyville, about 10 miles east of St.[...]

A Marine Attacked an Iraqi Restaurant. But Was It a Hate Crime or PTSD?

Wednesday  20:07,   18 october 2017
The New York Times

After a Marine attacked an Iraqi restaurant in Portland, Ore., his family said he was provoked by trauma, not hate, and that he needed help, not jail time.PORTLAND, Ore. — The DarSalam Iraqi restaurant, with its steaming plates of falafel and kebab, [...]

Reward increased to $6,000 for leads in 1982 Travis County murder of 19-year-old woman

Wednesday  18:14,   18 october 2017
mySA

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has doubled the reward for any information that leads to an arrest in the 1982 murder of a 19-year-old college student. For this month only, DPS is offering $6,000 to anyone who has details into the murder [...]

Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney says team doctor molested her

Wednesday  18:14,   18 october 2017
New York Daily News

Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney said she is a longtime victim of sexual assault at the hands of her former USA Gymnastics doctor. Maroney identified convicted sex offender Larry Nassar as her repeat abuser in a statement inspired by[...]

Reward increased to $6,000 for leads in 1982 Travis County murder of 19-year-old woman

Wednesday  18:13,   18 october 2017
mySA

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has doubled the reward for any information that leads to an arrest in the 1982 murder of a 19-year-old college student. For this month only, DPS is offering $6,000 to anyone who has details into the murder [...]

Aaron Hernandez led a 'horrendous existence,' lawyers in CTE lawsuit filed against the NFL say

Wednesday  17:24,   18 october 2017
The Boston Globe

Aaron Hernandez wallowed in a “horrendous existence” brought on by head trauma before he killed himself in prison, attorneys for his estate said in their refiled lawsuit against the National Football League. The stark phrase was used[...]

8 wounded in city shootings Tuesday

Wednesday  16:20,   18 october 2017
MSN

Eight men were wounded Tuesday in shootings on the South and West sides, including three who were critically injured in separate incidents, according to Chicago police. In the city's most recent critical shooting, two men, 31 and 26, were in a[...]

Man Turns Himself in After Police Complete His Facebook Challenge

Wednesday  15:26,   18 october 2017
NBC News

If Redford, Michigan, police got 1,000 shares on their next post, a man wanted on parole violations said he'd hand himself over, along with donuts."Yeah I'm not worried about it," Michael Zaydel, 21, wrote in what appeared to be a private[...]

Houston-area "Tourniquet Killer" set to die

Wednesday  09:12,   18 october 2017
Associated Press

A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims was set for execution Wednesday evening.Anthony Allen Shore confessed to the four slayings after a tiny particle[...]

Courthouse nude photos lead to clerk's arrest

Wednesday  08:00,   18 october 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

An investigation into a nude photo shoot at the a county courthouse in Florida led to the arrest of a clerk of courts on a loosely related charge of petty theft. Kirk Reams, 40, the long-serving a clerk of courts in Jefferson County, turned himself[...]

Victim in 'cough medicine' slaying case had 123 cuts and stab wounds

Wednesday  06:10,   18 october 2017
MSN

Lauren Nicole Hugelmaier Phelps was the victim of 123 stab wounds and cuts last month during a frenzied attack in the bedroom of her home, according to an autopsy report made public Tuesday. Her husband, who faces murder charges, contends he took[...]

Police arrest South Carolina sisters for allegedly assaulting 12-year-old-girl

Wednesday  05:10,   18 october 2017
FOX News

Three sisters in South Carolina were arrested for reportedly assaulting a 12-year-old girl, who police believe had a fight with the sisters’ younger family member. The Columbia Police Department charged Shaquana Bacote, 29, Shontavia Bacote, 21, and [...]

Police: Woman who feared deportation drowned 2 boys

Wednesday  04:06,   18 october 2017
Associated Press

A woman drowned her infant son and his 5-year-old half brother in a bathtub hours after she called police and told them she was worried about being deported, a Delaware police chief said Tuesday.Kula Pelima, a native of Liberia who has lived in the[...]