News : Crime

Death penalty sought for man accused in 3 St. Louis killings

Sunday  22:35,   19 august 2018
msn

Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for a St. Louis man charged with killing three people in two separate shootings last year. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday that prosecutors have filed notice that they will seek to have[...]
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Larry Nassar Moved From Arizona Federal Prison

Sunday  21:50,   19 august 2018
si

Larry Nassar Moved From Arizona Federal PrisonNassar, who is also a former Michigan State doctor, was sentenced up to 175 years on Michigan state charges of sexual assault, to go along with a sentence of 40 to 125 years in prison on three counts of[...]

'El Mencho' dethrones 'El Chapo' as the most wanted drug lord

Sunday  21:41,   19 august 2018
foxnews

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been officially dethroned as the most wanted drug lord.Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, known as "El Mencho," was named the most-wanted drug kingpin in North America after Mexican Authorities and the U.S. State Department[...]

23 people wounded in city shootings: 'Welcome to Chicago, I guess'

Sunday  19:26,   19 august 2018
chicagotribune

The shootings happened largely in heavy bursts, with five people shot within an hour Saturday night, and another seven people shot in just over an hour after midnight Sunday morning. All told, at least 23 people were wounded in shootings in Chicago[...]

San Francisco man arrested in shooting of adult nephew in family dispute

Sunday  13:56,   19 august 2018
sfgate

An 85-year-old man is in custody in connection with the shooting of his adult nephew during a family dispute Saturday morning, officials said. San Francisco police officers responded to the 1100 block of Fell Street near Alamo Square Park[...]

Death row inmate wants governor to order testing of new evidence in Chino Hills murder case

Sunday  09:41,   19 august 2018
latimes

Attorneys for a death row inmate convicted of a quadruple murder in Chino Hills say they’ve obtained new evidence that could prove the man’s innocence and are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to appoint a special master to reinvestigate the[...]

New twist in Hudson River kayak murder case

Sunday  08:20,   19 august 2018
cbsnews

The latest in a case that raised serious questions in the case against Angelika Graswald in the death of her fiancé and the stunning resolution that shocked his familyProduced by Patti Aronofsky, Elena DiFiore and Lourdes[...]

Nashville police warn residents to be on guard after two killings, string of shootings

Sunday  05:00,   19 august 2018
cbsnews

<p>Nashville police are warning local residents to be on guard as the search for two suspected killers intensifies.</p>"These are two just senseless, cold-blooded homicides," said Don Aaron, public affairs manager of the Metropolitan Police[...]

Boyfriend of missing woman arrested on identity theft, forgery counts

Saturday  18:20,   18 august 2018
azcentral

Jon-Christopher Clark, 23, the boyfriend of missing 19-year-old Kiera Bergman, was arrested on several identity theft and forgery charges.Phoenix police arrested the boyfriend of missing 19-year-old Kiera Bergman on Friday on suspicion of identity[...]

Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy

Saturday  09:21,   18 august 2018
msn

The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to facilitate prostitution, acknowledging that he participated in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors and win over[...]

Documents: Suspects in missing teacher's death admit slaying

Saturday  04:55,   18 august 2018
msn

<p>New court documents suggest that within weeks of a south Georgia teacher's 2005 disappearance, two of her ex-students told friends at a party they had killed her and burned her body.</p>The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Ryan[...]

Exclusive: U.S. government seeks Facebook help to wiretap Messenger - sources

Saturday  00:00,   18 august 2018
reuters

<p>The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc (FB.O) to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect's voice conversations in a criminal probe, three people briefed on the case said,[...]

Airport mass shooter Esteban Santiago sentenced to five life terms and 120 years in prison

Friday  18:45,   17 august 2018
msn

<p>Esteban Santiago is severely mentally ill and remorseful for killing five people and injuring six others in the January 2017 mass shooting at Fort Lauderdale's main airport, his defense team said Friday moments before he was sentenced to[...]

Massachusetts man indicted on 52 charges after 3 bodies found at his home

Friday  10:01,   17 august 2018
cnn

A Massachusetts man has been indicted on 52 charges and is accused of raping, kidnapping and killing three women, whose bodies were found in his home in May. The charges against Stewart Weldon include three counts of first-degree murder, eight[...]

Timothy Coggins cold case closed: 2nd killer pleads guilty in 1983 slaying

Friday  04:30,   17 august 2018
cnn

After 35 years, it's over. Timothy Coggins' killers will spend many years, if not the rest of their lives, in a Georgia prison. Bill Moore, the second man involved in the racially motivated 1983 slaying, entered a plea Thursday and will[...]