News : Crime

Florida mayor used dead woman's handicap sticker to park in front of City Hall, cops say

Thursday  19:52,   07 december 2017
FOX News

The mayor of a small Florida city has been arrested on allegations that she used dead people's disabled parking permits to park at City Hall.The mayor of a small Florida city faces criminal charges for allegedly using a dead woman’s handicap[...]

Michigan doctor gets 60-year prison sentence for child porn

Thursday  19:52,   07 december 2017
Associated Press

<p>An elite Michigan sports doctor who possessed child pornography and assaulted gymnasts was sentenced Thursday to 60 years in federal prison in one of three criminal cases that ensure he will never be free again.</p>U.S. District Judge Janet [...]

Texas Prisons Ban 10,000 Books. No ‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ for Inmates.

Thursday  18:06,   07 december 2017
The New York Times

Inmates are barred from reading titles from best-selling publications to the obscure because they run afoul of prison guidelines, like having graphic sexual content.The nearly 150,000 inmates in Texas prisons are barred from using Facebook,[...]

Volkswagen executive sentenced to seven years for U.S. emissions fraud

Thursday  18:06,   07 december 2017
Reuters

A U.S.-based Volkswagen AG executive who oversaw emissions issues was sentenced to seven years in prison and fined $400,000 by a judge on Wednesday for his role in a diesel emissions scandal that has cost the German automaker as much as $30 billion. [...]

Florida state attorney will seek death penalty for man accused of killing neighbor, bludgeoning another

Thursday  16:22,   07 december 2017
MSN

<p>Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala will pursue the death penalty against an Orlando, Florida man accused of killing his neighbor and bludgeoning another man to death with a hammer, then burying the body, her office announced[...]

Davenport, Florida mayor used handicapped parking permits of dead people, deputies say

Thursday  16:21,   07 december 2017
WESH Orlando

The mayor of Davenport was arrested after deputies said she was discovered using a dead person’s handicapped parking tag.&nbsp;The mayor of Davenport, Fla., was arrested after deputies said she was discovered using a dead person’s handicapped[...]

Alternate juror supports murder acquittal in pier shooting

Thursday  05:51,   07 december 2017
Associated Press

An alternate juror who sat through a murder trial that prompted a fierce immigration debate says he agrees with the jury's decision to acquit a Mexican man of murder for the shooting death of a San Francisco woman two years ago. Phil Van Stockum [...]

Former Texas nurse to be arraigned in deaths of 5 children

Thursday  05:51,   07 december 2017
Associated Press

An imprisoned former nurse who prosecutors believe could be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 Texas children is set to be arraigned on murder charges in the deaths of five children in the early 1980s. The Bexar County district attorney's[...]

Father killed; baby and pregnant mother wounded in Houston shooting

Thursday  01:21,   07 december 2017
CBS News

Alex Clark was asleep, holding his infant daughter when police say a man stood outside his apartment and began firingHOUSTON -- A man was killed, and his pregnant girlfriend and their five-month-old baby were wounded, in a shooting in Houston[...]

Unearthed photo shows Bonnie and Clyde's embrace right before bloody death

Thursday  01:21,   07 december 2017
FOX News

A never-before-seen image shows the outlaw pair intertwined moments before they met a hail of gunfire and a gruesome fate.A never-before-seen photo of Bonnie and Clyde depicts the murderous outlaws in a loving embrace moments before they met a[...]

Remains found in creek ID'd as missing NC 3-year-old Mariah Woods

Thursday  01:21,   07 december 2017
MSN

The Onslow County Sheriff and District Attorney's offices announced on Wednesday that remains found in Pender County on Saturday are those of missing 3-year-old Jacksonville girl Mariah Kay Woods. FBI investigators recovered remains believed to[...]

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

Wednesday  23:06,   06 december 2017
FOX News

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate was found not guilty on Thursday of killing Kate Steinle in 2015. Here’s what you need to know about Steinle and the case.Federal officials filed a new set of charges against Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, an illegal immigrant who[...]

Female Fugitive Arrested After 19 Years on the Lam

Wednesday  21:51,   06 december 2017
Inside Edition

Rhonda Blake, 57, walked away from an Idaho prison work center nearly 20 years ago.A woman who escaped from an Idaho prison facility nearly 20 years ago has been arrested in South Dakota, where she had been living under an assumed name, authorities[...]

Trial set for man accused of killing neighbor, taking baby

Wednesday  21:50,   06 december 2017
Associated Press

FARGO, N.D. — A judge on Wednesday scheduled a March trial for a North Dakota man accused of killing a pregnant neighbor so he and his girlfriend could keep the baby. William Hoehn, 32, and his 38-year-old girlfriend, Brooke Crews, have pleaded not[...]

Parents of suspected Tampa serial killer refuse to testify against him, lawyer says

Wednesday  21:50,   06 december 2017
FOX News

The parents of the 24-year-old man accused of killing four people over a 51-day period of terror in Tampa say they will not testify against him even if it gets them in trouble with the law.The parents of the 24-year-old man accused of killing four[...]