News : Crime

Wife guilty of assisting in murder of 2 California deputies

Friday  08:15,   16 february 2018
Associated Press

Jurors found a Utah woman guilty of murder Thursday for aiding her husband as he killed two Northern California sheriff's deputies in 2014.The Sacramento County jury convicted Janelle Monroy Thursday of 10 charges including murder, attempted[...]

Man who feared 'hoodlums' on trial for shooting black man

Friday  00:50,   16 february 2018
Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. — An unarmed black man shot by a white homeowner who complained about "hoodlums" in his neighborhood was killed on a rare night when he decided to go to a house party instead of staying home to play video games, the[...]

Mother of 8-year-old boy tortured and beaten to death pleads guilty to murder

Friday  00:50,   16 february 2018
Tribune News Service

The mother of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy whose torture and fatal beating prompted far-reaching reforms in Los Angeles County’s child welfare system pleaded guilty Thursday to first-degree murder. Pearl Sinthia Fernandez, who entered her plea in a[...]

Suspect arrested in brutal killing of teen left for dead 'not mad at her,' report says

Thursday  23:06,   15 february 2018
FOX News

One of the two suspects arrested in the brutal killing of a 19-year-old left for dead on the side of a road outside San Francisco reportedly told a news station in a jailhouse interview that he is not mad at her and did not mean to kill her. Daniel[...]

FBI: Partygoer stole museum statue's left thumb after selfie

Thursday  23:05,   15 february 2018
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities say a Delaware man snapped a selfie before stealing part of a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum. PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities say a Delaware man snapped a selfie before stealing[...]

IRS says thieves are stealing tax refunds

Thursday  23:05,   15 february 2018
MSN

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a warning to taxpayers this week to beware of “erroneous refunds.” According to the agency, there is an emerging scam where refunds are wrongly being deposited into taxpayers’ accounts. Thieves use victims’[...]

Accused nanny killer spurns judge's instructions during hearing

Thursday  23:05,   15 february 2018
MSN

A man accused of killing a Winter Park nanny argued with a federal judge during a brief hearing Tuesday morning and challenged her instructions to stop writing letters to judges. "If I feel like writing the judge, I will write the judge no[...]

In minutes, jury convicts Florida man of girl's murder, rape

Thursday  16:30,   15 february 2018
Associated Press

It took less than 15 minutes Wednesday for a Florida jury to convict a 61-year-old man of abducting, raping and murdering an 8-year-old girl. The Jacksonville courtroom had just gone into recess after the judge read instructions to the jurors when[...]

Alleged killer texts detective instead of wife about girlfriend's murder

Wednesday  22:36,   14 february 2018
FOX News

A Florida man who accidentally texted a detective instead of his wife and predicted his own arrest saw his forecast come true and has been charged for the murder of his live-in girlfriend. Marion County Sheriff’s officials said they responded to the [...]

A Texan fights to save son -- who plotted his family's murder

Wednesday  22:36,   14 february 2018
AFP

Lying on a hospital bed, his thorax punctured by a nine-millimeter bullet, Kent Whitaker vowed to take revenge on the person behind his family's brutal murders.Today, Whitaker is fighting to save that same mastermind from a death sentence, for a [...]

Brutal DC murders linked to credit card scam involving rapper 'Jugga Knott,' reports say

Wednesday  22:36,   14 february 2018
FOX News

Three people brutally murdered in the D.C. area in December had reportedly been swept up in an alleged credit card scam with an aspiring rapper known as “Jugga Knott” -- who's now charged in one of the killings. The murders happened on Dec. 28[...]

Gunman Tried to Kill YouTube Stars While They Hid in Closet

Wednesday  22:35,   14 february 2018
The Daily Beast

‘I want Gavin Free to die alone,’ a lonely 23-year-old wrote before driving 11 hours to shoot the internet celebrity and his famous partner.“I want Gavin Free to die alone, with no children,” he allegedly[...]

Kate Steinle murder case explained, from Trump's comments to DOJ arrest warrant

Wednesday  22:35,   14 february 2018
FOX News

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, an illegal immigrant, was found not guilty of murder in November of last year for killing Kate Steinle in 2015. Here’s what you need to know about Steinle and the case. Who was Kate Steinle?Steinle, 32, was from Pleasanton,[...]

Immigrant cleared in killing pleads not guilty to gun counts

Wednesday  22:35,   14 february 2018
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — A Mexican man acquitted of murder in a San Francisco shooting that ignited a national immigration debate pleaded not guilty Tuesday to U.S. gun charges. Federal prosecutors charged Jose Ines Garcia Zarate with two counts of illegal[...]

'House of Horrors' Adult Children Are Learning to Play Guitar, Including Tom Petty and John Denver

Wednesday  20:35,   14 february 2018
People

In the month since being rescued by California authorities from the “House of Horrors” they’d been living in, the seven adult Turpin siblings have made great strides in their ongoing recovery — and some are even learning to play guitar, a hospital[...]