News : Crime

At least 4 people shot outside restaurant in San Antonio

Monday  09:21,   19 february 2018
CBS News

<p>Police in San Antonio said four people were shot, including a 6-year-old boy, outside a Texas Roadhouse restaurant Sunday on the city's westside. The San Antonio Police Department said they received multiple reports of a[...]

This KC man lost his brother to violence. His fear that he'd be next came true

Monday  04:23,   19 february 2018
Tribune News Service

In 2005, David Willard was mourning the loss of his brother, who was killed in a spray of bullets in Kansas City. Police found his body and numerous shell casings in an area near 10th and Garfield. Willard, in his late 20s, turned to his[...]

Bitcoin Thieves Threaten Real Violence for Virtual Currencies

Monday  02:20,   19 february 2018
The New York Times

Criminals have been going after big holders of Bitcoin and Ether, taking advantage of the ease with which vast virtual currency riches can be transferred.In the beach resort of Phuket, Thailand, last month, the assailants pushed their victim, a[...]

California road rage incident ends with flipped SUV, assault charges

Monday  01:20,   19 february 2018
FOX News

A case of road rage on a California highway Thursday ended with a flipped SUV — and assault charges.A case of road rage on a California highway Thursday ended with a flipped SUV — and assault[...]

How Two Police Drones Saved a Woman's Life

Sunday  17:10,   18 february 2018
The Atlantic

<p>After years of writing critically about police officers using excessive force and police departments abusing surveillance technology, I couldn’t be happier to relay a story in which cops used drones as a tool to help them avoid taking a[...]

Woman killed husband, 2 adult kids before killing herself

Sunday  03:35,   18 february 2018
Associated Press

KEEGO HARBOR, Mich. — Autopsies show a suburban Detroit woman fatally shot her husband, son and daughter before killing herself.The Oakland County medical examiner's officeThe Oakland County medical examiner's office says 47-year-old Daniel[...]

2 women slashed in face in separate attacks in Manhattan

Sunday  01:05,   18 february 2018
CBS News

Shawn Thomas, 30, is accused of slashing the two women in the faceNEW YORK -- Two women were slashed in the face Friday on New York City's Lower East Side in what police are calling random attacks. Police responded to the first incident at 1:52 p.m. [...]

North Carolina mother jailed for baptizing 2-year-old daughter

Saturday  23:35,   17 february 2018
New York Daily News

A North Carolina mother is serving jail time for having her daughter baptized. Kendra Stocks was ordered to spend a week behind bars after a judge found her in contempt of court for the 2016 baptism at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, WSOC reported.The[...]

Turpin abuse case prompts California bill to tighten regulation of home schools

Saturday  22:40,   17 february 2018
Tribune News Service

California lawmakers are pushing to increase regulation of home schools after a dozen siblings were discovered locked in a dirty, dark house in Riverside County. The house in Perris had been registered as a private school called Sandcastle Day[...]

Video of SUV flipping over in road-rage incident results in arrest

Saturday  22:40,   17 february 2018
Tribune News Service

A man was arrested and another could face misdemeanor charges after a viral video revealed a road rage incident that resulted in a vehicle overturning on a highway in Oceanside on Thursday afternoon. California Highway Patrol officers initially[...]

Prosecutors will seek death penalty for gang member accused of killing Whittier cop

Saturday  19:35,   17 february 2018
Tribune News Service

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against an admitted gang member accused of killing his cousin before fatally shooting one Whittier police officer and wounding another, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office announced Friday.[...]

Model's case may be the strongest against Weinstein

Saturday  19:06,   17 february 2018
Tribune News Service

In the months since a long list of famous women across the globe began accusing producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, one Los Angeles case is emerging as the most likely to result in criminal charges. It involves an Italian model-actress who[...]

2 Middleton High School Students Shot In Florida

Saturday  16:31,   17 february 2018
International Business Times

<p>Two Middleton High School students were walking back home when they were shot and injured on Friday, Tampa police said.</p>Two Middleton High School students were walking back home when they were shot and injured on Friday, Tampa[...]

Woman found dead in a gutter in Gardena; man detained for questioning

Friday  21:40,   16 february 2018
Tribune News Service

Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators Friday were questioning a man about a woman who was found lying dead in the gutter in front of his motor home in Gardena, authorities said. The man has been detained as detectives try to determine how[...]

Cook County Jail inmates applaud for suspect in Chicago cop's killing

Friday  20:25,   16 february 2018

Cook County Jail officials said they planned to take action after several inmates clapped as the suspected killer of Cmdr. Paul Bauer was escorted from his first court hearing on Thursday. Jail officials said they were going to forward video of the[...]