News : Crime

'Angel of Death' Nurse Indicted on More Child-Killing Charges

Friday  05:41,   23 june 2017
NBC News

Genene Jones, who's already serving 99 years in a Texas prison, has been indicted in the deaths of two more infants and is suspected in dozens more.The Bexar County grand jury separately indicted Jones, 66, last month in a third suspicious[...]

Board denies parole for Charles Manson accomplice Patricia Krenwinkel

Thursday  23:32,   22 june 2017
Associated Press

A parole hearing resumed Thursday for convicted killer Patricia Krenwinkel — a follower of cult leader Charles Manson — after officials investigated whether battered women's syndrome affected her state of mind at the time of the murders nearly[...]

Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

Thursday  23:20,   22 june 2017
Associated Press

A three-judge federal appeals panel has affirmed that a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was coerced into confessing and should be released from prison. Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in[...]

'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prison

Thursday  23:11,   22 june 2017
Associated Press

A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle inside a District of Columbia restaurant during his investigation of a conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison. U.S. District Judge Kentanji B.[...]

Avery Attorney Says Prosecutor ‘Concealed’ Crucial Voicemail

Thursday  22:35,   22 june 2017
LawNewz

The monster-sized motion by Steven Avery's attorney says authorities purposefully lost, or maybe even destroyed, a crucial voicemail. This all centers on a message apparently left by photographer Teresa Halbach on the answering machine of[...]

Man accused of strangling mother of 7 with dog leash

Thursday  22:35,   22 june 2017
CBS News

Ryan Power, 32, had been charged with assaulting Leah Penny, 31, in May; now he is charged in her deathRyan Power, 32, is accused of killing his girlfriend, Leah Penny, 31. He is being held without bail. Prosecutors say Power was charged with[...]

Georgia Lawyers Jailed After Brawl During Court Hearing

Thursday  22:35,   22 june 2017
LawNewz

Two lawyers were jailed after a child custody dispute led to an actual fistfight in a Georgia courtroom.John Thigpen Jr. and Kenneth E. Futch had to be removed from the courtroom–and were subsequently thrown in jail–after lawyerly arguments slowly[...]

Police bust drug house in America's largest golf community

Thursday  22:11,   22 june 2017
Golf

Residents of The Villages, the self-proclaimed "friendliest hometown" retirement community in Central Florida, were apparently not being very good neighbors. Residents of The Villages, the self-proclaimed "friendliest hometown"[...]

13-year-old driver arrested after two police chases

Thursday  22:11,   22 june 2017
WISN Milwaukee

A 13-year-old boy led officers through two chases in Racine County late Wednesday and early Thursday, sometimes reaching up to 100 mph, police said. A 13-year-old boy led officers through two chases in Racine County late Wednesday and early [...]

Juror: Cosby panel almost evenly split through deliberations

Thursday  21:40,   22 june 2017
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A juror in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial said Thursday the panel was almost evenly split in its deliberations. The juror told The Associated Press on Thursday that a similar number of jurors wanted to convict the[...]

Judge won't reduce charges in New York-New Jersey bomb case

Thursday  19:45,   22 june 2017
Associated Press

A federal judge refused Thursday to throw out criminal charges that could result in a mandatory life prison sentence for a man accused of plotting bomb attacks in New Jersey and New York that injured 30 people. Insane 0% intro APR until 2019 [...]

Manhunt after 3 women found shot dead in Idaho storage shed

Thursday  19:26,   22 june 2017
CBS News

Police say Gerald Michael Bullinger, 60, owns the property on which the women's bodies were found and is considered a person of interest in the case. No motive has been established. Police said that the victims range in age from teenage to[...]

Imprisoned Ex-CIA officer loses appeal of leak conviction

Thursday  18:05,   22 june 2017
Associated Press

A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the 3 1/2 year prison sentence for a former CIA officer found guilty of leaking government secrets to a reporter. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File) RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the [...]

Jurors continue to deliberate verdict in Bella Bond murder case

Thursday  17:22,   22 june 2017
WCVB Boston

Jurors in the Bella Bond murder trial will begin their second full day of deliberations Thursday. Michael McCarthy is charged with killing the 2-year-old girl who became known as "Baby Doe" after her body washed up on a Boston Harbor[...]

$80,000 raised online for family of missing Chinese scholar

Thursday  15:39,   22 june 2017
Associated Press

An online fundraising effort has brought in more than $80,000 for the family of a visiting scholar from China who disappeared from the University of Illinois. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2rRsuTx ) that the U of I Community[...]