News : Crime

The Jury Is Out at the Nanny Murder Trial

Wednesday  18:36,   18 april 2018
The Cut

Jurors heard closing statements before the final verdict.Nearly two months after the trial’s opening statements, the jury is out at the nanny trial. After surrendering their cell phones, 12 jurors retired to a private room adjacent to court, where[...]

Funeral services for Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon to be held

Wednesday  18:16,   18 april 2018
The Boston Globe

YARMOUTH - A funeral Mass will be said Wednesday for Officer Sean M. Gannon, a veteran Yarmouth police officer who was shot and killed as he and his K-9 partner, Nero, worked to arrest a probation violator last week in Barnstable. Services for the[...]

The Final Answer to a 16-Year Murder Mystery: Did a Noted Local Novelist Murder His Wife?

Wednesday  18:16,   18 april 2018

Kathleen Peterson, an esteemed member of the community in Durham, North Carolina, was found dead at the bottom of her mansion’s staircase in December 2001 — her body bloodied, her head battered — and before long, authorities had charged that her[...]

Crime ring suspects accused of breaking into several stores using rocks

Wednesday  16:52,   18 april 2018
WLWT Cincinnati

Thieves believed to be part of a crime ring from Dayton, Ohio have been caught on camera busting into stores and stealing electronics around Greater Cincinnati. Police think their crimes have happened at stores as far south as Northern[...]

Lawsuit alleges prison didn't accommodate pregnant officer

Wednesday  16:51,   18 april 2018
Associated Press

A California correction officer is suing the state prison system after she says she lost her baby two months after responding to a fight between inmates when she was pregnant. She filed a discrimination lawsuit Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in[...]

Tennessee Legislature OKs no sterilization sentences

Wednesday  16:10,   18 april 2018
Associated Press

A bill aimed at making sure inmates are no longer encouraged to undergo sterilization if they want to spend less time in jail has passed in the Tennessee Legislature. The measure was approved following an uproar last year when it was[...]

Abandoned prison that used to hold geriatric criminals remains eerily haunting

Wednesday  15:21,   18 april 2018

Abandoned prison that used to hold geriatric prisoners remains eerily haunting with wheelchairs, homemade tattoo guns and more all left to[...]

Sister of inmate killed in prison riot watched him die on social media

Wednesday  15:16,   18 april 2018
NBC News

The deadliest prison riot in the U.S. in the past 25 years was likely set off by disputes over territory and contraband.She had just seen photos on Facebook posted by inmates with contraband phones that appeared to show her 24-year-old brother,[...]

Police: Suspect in Vegas picnic shooting was casino dealer

Wednesday  07:50,   18 april 2018
Associated Press

Police say the man who opened fire at a picnic held for a group of employees of a Las Vegas Strip casino-resort was a dealer at the luxury property. Police Capt. Robert Plummer says authorities are still looking for 42-year-old Anthony Wrobel, who[...]

3 bodies discovered near LA in parked vehicle with Tennessee plates, police say

Wednesday  07:11,   18 april 2018
FOX News

Three dead bodies were discovered Tuesday in a parked vehicle in Burbank, Calif., near Los Angeles, police said. The vehicle had been spotted around noon Monday in a no-parking zone by Lisa Alvarez, who works nearby."It caught my attention because[...]

Binghamton University shaken by second student death

Wednesday  06:26,   18 april 2018
NBC News

Freshman Joao Souza was found stabbed to death Sunday in his dorm room. Five weeks earlier, Haley Anderson, a nursing student, was found strangled.In the first case, Haley Anderson, 22, a nursing student from Long Island, was found strangled in an[...]

Alternate juror in killer nanny case reflects on horrible trial

Tuesday  23:57,   17 april 2018
New York Daily News

“I don’t think I’ll ever be the same,” said Chloe Beck who was sprung from service after more than six weeks of heart-wrenching testimony. “I would leave and go cry in the bathroom,” she added, referring to the worst moments in a trial filled with[...]

Three dead bodies found in parked vehicle in Burbank

Tuesday  23:57,   17 april 2018
Tribune News Service

At least three dead bodies were discovered in a parked vehicle in the city of Burbank on Tuesday, police said. “This is a homicide involving a parked vehicle,” Sgt. Derek Green of the Burbank Police Department said. The bodies were discovered during [...]

Kidnapping suspect arrested, but woman who was abducted still missing

Tuesday  23:32,   17 april 2018
FOX News

Authorities on Tuesday continued the desperate search for a Tennessee woman, even after the man accused of attacking and kidnapping her was taken into custody hours earlier. Eric Wells, 43, was arrested and charged with aggravated kidnapping after[...]

New York police launch homicide probe after 'beloved' minister, 87, dies from home invasion injuries

Tuesday  23:32,   17 april 2018
FOX News

A New York minister who reportedly was heard crying out for help before being discovered tied up inside his home in an affluent neighborhood last month has now died of his injuries -- and police are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading[...]