News : Crime

Exonerated Suspect in Unsolved Alaska Fishing Boat Mass Murder Breaks His Silence:

Friday  19:11,   08 december 2017
People

Thirty-five years have passed since the massacre of eight people on the fishing boat Investor first shocked the nation. For those whose lives were upended by the killings, the case remains a painful cloud that refuses to lift. Thirty-five years have [...]

Video key in ex-officer's stiff sentence for killing

Friday  13:52,   08 december 2017
Associated Press

The video was viewed millions of times around the world. It was blurry, frenzied and chilling: an unarmed black man ran from a white officer, who shot him five times in the back. On Thursday, relatives of that fleeing motorist described the pain of[...]

Nearly 50 arrested in Northern California gang crackdown

Friday  07:51,   08 december 2017
Associated Press

Nearly 50 people have been arrested in a crackdown on gangs in a troubled Northern California city that also netted nearly three-dozen firearms, the state attorney general's office said Thursday.The sweep was aimed at members of some of south[...]

Retired priest convicted of killing beauty queen in 1960

Friday  07:51,   08 december 2017
Reuters

A retired priest was convicted on Thursday for the murder of a young woman who went to his Texas church for confession more than 50 years ago, according to local media reports. The Rev. John Feit, 85, had still to be sentenced, but faces up to life[...]

How a Killer Massacred an Entire Family on a Fishing Boat in Alaska — and Was Never Caught

Friday  04:20,   08 december 2017
People

The killer moved in plain sight on the foggy morning of Sept. 6, 1982, in the tiny southeast Alaskan fishing village of Craig. Hours after shooting his eight victims with what police believe was a .22-caliber pistol or rifle, he fired up[...]

Teacher attacked, severely beaten in her school after hours; man caught on camera

Friday  00:40,   08 december 2017
WYFF 4 Greenville-Spartanburg

A teacher was hospitalized Monday after a man, who was caught on camera, attacked and beat her in her school, deputies say. Hoke County Schools spokeswoman Jodie Bryant said the unidentified teacher at West Hoke Elementary School is doing well.[...]

Judge: Accused Tampa gunman's parents in contempt if they don't talk

Friday  00:40,   08 december 2017
NBC News

Howell Donaldson III has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder. His parents don't want to help send him to death row.Howell Donaldson Jr. and his wife, Rosita, have until Jan. 5 to comply with a subpoena from the state attorney's[...]

Police: Armed man fatally shot after threatening family at Texas restaurant

Friday  00:40,   08 december 2017
mySA

A man is dead Wednesday night after attempting to rob a another man and his family at a South Side restaurant, police said. San Antonio Police Department Captain Michael Starnes said a father was eating with his family when the man[...]

Arizona newspaper owner says he was poisoned with rat toxin

Friday  00:36,   08 december 2017
FOX News

The co-owner of an Arizona newspaper says he was poisoned last year with a chemical found in a rat toxin, and he thinks he knows who did it -- but he has no idea why. Joseph Soldwedel, 65, the co-owner of The Daily Courier, a paper based in[...]

Police still searching for missing psychiatric patient in Vermont

Friday  00:35,   08 december 2017
MSN

Multiple agencies are continuing to search for a missing psychiatric patient in Rutland, Vermone. Police said Robert Ettori, 20, was a patient at Rutland Regional Medical Center's psychiatric[...]

Iowa teen says mom refused to help sister before she starved

Friday  00:35,   08 december 2017
Associated Press

An Iowa teenager testified at his mother's murder trial that she forced him and his two sisters to sleep on their bedroom floor in their own waste for months and that she refused to feed one sister in the days before she starved to death.The Des [...]

Utah Dad Allegedly Murdered 7-Week-Old Because He Wouldn't Stop Crying: I ‘Finally Exploded’

Friday  00:35,   08 december 2017
People

A 7-week-old baby boy is dead after his father allegedly admitted he “exploded” in a fit of violent rage because the infant wouldn’t stop crying, PEOPLE confirms. According to a statement from the Clearfield Police Department, Clint Corydon Nokes,[...]

Official: Not much drug market change after Guzman arrest

Friday  00:35,   08 december 2017
Associated Press

A top U.S. anti-drug official says that almost two years after the recapture of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, there haven't been big changes in the drug trade.James Walsh says that "what I am hearing is the changes[...]

AI is unraveling the mysteries of the serial killer mind

Friday  00:35,   08 december 2017
MSN

Hunting a serial killer is, according to experts, a fundamentally different type of detective work than any other type of homicide investigation. It’s impossible to know how many active serial killers there are in the US right now. Due to[...]

Sheriff: 3 dead in New Mexico school shooting

Thursday  19:53,   07 december 2017
Associated Press

<p>Authorities say three people are dead following a shooting at a New Mexico high school.</p>AZTEC,[...]