News : Crime

Woman Accused of Stabbing Husband and 5-Year-Old Son on UNC Campus: 'It's Devastating'

Wednesday  23:41,   23 august 2017
People

A 34-year-old woman is accused of fatally stabbing a 5-year-old boy before turning the knife on her husband at their apartment on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus early Sunday, PEOPLE confirms. On Monday, the Orange County,[...]

Cops: Car thief caught when he stopped to watch eclipse

Wednesday  23:10,   23 august 2017
CBS News

Jocsan Feliciano Rosado, 22, was captured while staring at the sky as the moon passed between the sun and Earth , according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. He had pulled into the parking lot of a Kissimmee hardware store, where he purchased a [...]

Cops: Body on tracks likely teen who killed grandmother

Wednesday  23:10,   23 august 2017
CBS News

Police believe the Michigan 15-year-old rode his bike to his grandmother's mobile home, fatally stabbed her and fled in her carSPRINGFIELD Twp., Mich. -- Police believe a body found on Michigan railroad tracks is a teen sought after allegedly[...]

What's Next for Accused Murderer Robert Durst, the Real Estate Scion and True Crime TV Subject?

Wednesday  22:05,   23 august 2017
People

It’s been more than two years since the finale of HBO’s the Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst and the dramatic arrest of the eponymous real estate scion at its center, for the murder of his close friend Susan Berman, who authorities suspect[...]

Florida to execute white man for racially motivated murder

Wednesday  21:41,   23 august 2017
Associated Press

For the first time in state history, Florida is expecting to execute a white man Thursday for killing a black person — and it plans to do so with the help of a drug that has never been used before in any U.S. execution. Barring a stay, Mark Asay,[...]

Birth Mom Charged with Murder After Missing Teen's Remains Discovered in Burn Pit Near Her Home

Wednesday  21:30,   23 august 2017
People

A 39-year-old Missouri woman was charged with murder this week after authorities found the charred remains of her missing biological daughter in a burn pit near her home, PEOPLE confirms. On Tuesday, Rebecca Ruud of Ozark County, Missouri,[...]

California man to face life in prison for murdering 5-year-old son after trip to Disneyland

Wednesday  19:36,   23 august 2017
Los Angeles Times

A South Pasadena, California man who admitted murdering his 5-year-old son after a trip to Disneyland this year is expected to be sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison. A South Pasadena, California man who admitted murdering his [...]

Texas couple to get $3.4M on false claims of satanic abuse

Wednesday  19:21,   23 august 2017
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas couple will receive $3.4 million from the state for being wrongfully imprisoned for more than two decades on prosecutors' claims that they sexually abused children as part of satanic rituals at the day care they operated. [...]

Guilty pleas in scheme to sell rare turtles

Wednesday  18:37,   23 august 2017
Associated Press

BEAUMONT, Texas — Investigators say three men have pleaded guilty in Texas in a scheme to sell dozens of rare alligator snapping turtles. Experts say the reptiles are the largest freshwater turtles in the world, weighing up to 200 pounds and living[...]

Arrest Reports Detail Max Kennedy's Allegedly 'Irate' Behavior During House Party in Hyannis Port

Wednesday  18:37,   23 august 2017
People

Arrest reports obtained by PEOPLE allege that Matthew “Max” Kennedy — one of Robert F. Kennedy’s 11 children — “yelled” at police “incoherently” before throwing himself against a wall and smashing a cabinet full of “glass valuables” on Sunday[...]

2 Oklahoma inmates escape after overpowering guards, stealing van, authorities say

Wednesday  17:03,   23 august 2017
FOX News

A manhunt is underway in northwestern Oklahoma for two escaped inmates who reportedly overtook officers and stole a transport van Tuesday morning, authorities said. Cops said Andrew Jason Foy and Darren Walp overpowered two transport officers from[...]

Fugitive caught after trying to watch solar eclipse, hiding in trash can

Wednesday  16:34,   23 august 2017
San Francisco Chronicle

Like much of the U.S. on Monday, Ladarius Blue hoped to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse. U.S. Marshals had been searching for 26-year-old Blue since June after he failed to register as a sex offender, according to a press[...]

Investigation underway after Iowa EMS patients receive watered-down pain medication

Wednesday  16:33,   23 august 2017
KCCI Des Moines

Officials with Eldora Emergency Medical Services confirmed to KCCI Tuesday that an investigation is underway after some of its pain medication was tampered with prior to being administered to patients. According to a press release from[...]

NYC court staffer allegedly stole $163G set to pay off fines

Wednesday  15:53,   23 august 2017
New York Daily News

The money was supposed to pay off low-level court fines. But a shady staffer decided to help himself to the cash — and messed with people’s lives in the process, prosecutors[...]

Orlando International Airport standoff suspect accepts plea deal

Wednesday  15:52,   23 august 2017
WESH Orlando

A former Marine who attempted "suicide by cop" during a nearly three-hour standoff with police at the Orlando International Airport in May has been sentenced to 10 months in jail. Michael Wayne Pettigrew accepted a plea agreement on Aug.[...]