News : Crime

2 lives converge on a dark road in Maine with deadly results

Friday  05:11,   27 april 2018
Associated Press

Cpl. Gene Cole was a musician, TV repairman and father. People appreciated his respectful manner and ability to defuse a volatile situation. At 62, the sheriff's deputy was nearing retirement.John Williams is a former high school class officer[...]

Suspected East Area Rapist, Golden State Killer to appear in court Friday

Friday  02:55,   27 april 2018
SF Gate

After a stunning arrest in a case that went unsolved for decades, Joseph James DeAngelo — the alleged East Area Rapist and Golden State Killer — will make his first court appearance Friday in Sacramento. DeAngelo, 72, will appear at 1:30 p.m. at the [...]

"I want you to turn yourself in": Manhunt continues for man accused of killing Maine cop

Friday  02:55,   27 april 2018
CBS News

A nationwide manhunt is on for the suspected killer of a sheriff's deputy in Maine​, the 25th officer to be gunned down in the line of duty this year . Hundreds of officers were involved in the search on Thursday, and the FBI has announced a[...]

Man charged in Oklahoma killings says he'll talk to families

Friday  00:21,   27 april 2018
Associated Press

A man charged in the 1999 deaths of an Oklahoma couple, their 16-year-old daughter and her friend says he's willing to speak with the victims' families. Ronnie Dean Busick was extradited Wednesday from Kansas to a jail in Vinita, in[...]

Killer wife in 'calculated' love triangle murder-suicide sought marriage help before shooting, report says

Thursday  23:51,   26 april 2018
FOX News

A Delaware woman who shot and killed a Villanova University official who was having an affair with her husband reportedly tried to get marriage help from users on an app months before the shocking murder-suicide. Jennair Gerardot, 47, turned to the[...]

Thousands of suspects, many dead ends: the quest for the Golden State Killer

Thursday  23:51,   26 april 2018
Tribune News Service

Larry Pool's life mission was to track down the Original Night Stalker. The retired Orange County sheriff's investigator studied thousands of clues, kept a recording of the killer's voice in his desk's top drawer and once exhumed a[...]

Who is suspected East Area Rapist, Joseph DeAngelo?

Thursday  23:45,   26 april 2018
KCRA Sacramento

Joseph James DeAngelo, the man arrested on charges relating to the East Area Rapist/Golden State Killer -- who allegedly terrorized residents up and down the state for years in the late 1970s and 1980s -- was living in plain sight in a Citrus[...]

Friend of 'Serial' Murder Victim Claims Adnan Syed's Alibi Witness Is Unreliable: 'She's Riding the Publicity'

Thursday  21:57,   26 april 2018

A friend of the slain victim at the center of the hit podcast Serial says Adnan Syed‘s alibi witness at his upcoming murder retrial is unreliable, accusing her of “riding the publicity” she has garnered from the case. A woman who identified [...]

Police scour central Maine for deputy's suspected killer as manhunt enters its second day

Thursday  21:57,   26 april 2018
Tribune News Service

<p>Authorities believe a fugitive suspected of shooting and killing a Somerset County sheriff's deputy early Wednesday morning remained in the Somerset County area on Thursday, the second day of a nationwide manhunt.</p>Investigators[...]

Daughter babysat for accused East Area Rapist, shocked parents say

Thursday  21:21,   26 april 2018
SF Gate

CITRUS HEIGHTS, Sacramento County — Jeannie and her husband, Bob, were nervous Wednesday as they waited to hear back from their daughter.&nbsp;CITRUS HEIGHTS, Sacramento County — Jeannie and her husband, Bob, were nervous Wednesday as they[...]

'Cocaine cowboy' gets 11 years in prison after 26 years as fugitive

Thursday  18:46,   26 april 2018
FOX News

A fugitive dubbed the last of Miami’s “cocaine cowboys” was sentenced Wednesday to 11 years in prison after being a fugitive for 26 years. Gustavo Falcon, 56, aka “Taby,” played a key role in one of the biggest drug trafficking operations of the[...]

Lyle Menendez Describes Reunion with Brother Erik Years After They Murdered Parents: 'Remarkable Moment'

Thursday  18:40,   26 april 2018

The last time Erik and Lyle Menendez saw each other in person was on September 10, 1996, when the two brothers were found guilty of first-degree murder in the 1989 shooting deaths of their parents, Jose and Kitty Menendez.&nbsp;For more than two [...]

Ohio man accused in terror plot seeks early prison release

Thursday  18:36,   26 april 2018
Associated Press

An Ohio man has unsuccessfully asked a judge to release him from his 22-year prison sentence on a terrorism conviction.&nbsp;Court records show Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud (ab-dee-RAH'-mahn shayk moh-HAH'-mud) wrote Judge Michael Watson on April 18 [...]

He killed his parents and his sister 40 years ago. Should he get parole?

Thursday  18:31,   26 april 2018
The Boston Globe

A Topsfield, Mass. man sentenced to a life in prison without parole for killing his mother, father, and sister when he was a teenager 40 years ago will appear before the state parole board on Thursday morning, prosecutors said.&nbsp;Alfred[...]

15 years later, painful reminder of 2 officers' deaths during land-dispute standoff may be removed

Thursday  17:45,   26 april 2018
WYFF 4 Greenville-Spartanburg

Fifteen years ago, two law officers were killed by an Upstate family during a land dispute.&nbsp;For many living in the small town of Abbeville, a boarded-up house along Highway 72 serves as a constant reminder of the violence that took place[...]