News : Crime

Video shows deadly encounter between gunman, officers he "ambushed"

Thursday  02:56,   17 may 2018
cbsnews

Barry Freeman can be seen firing round after round, first from an AR-15 rifle and later from a shotgun , reports CBS affiliate WTTV. The Evansville Police Department released surveillance and body camera footage from the May 11 incident, which they[...]

Details revealed in killing of teacher suspended over "personal vendetta"

Wednesday  13:20,   16 may 2018
cbsnews

Police investigators say they’ll take all the time they need to find and convict the killer of Rachael DelTondo ."We could not be taking this more seriously. We had a young woman, 33-years-old, shot to death on the driveway of her mother's house on[...]

Sprawling opium poppy field found in Northern California

Tuesday  23:45,   15 may 2018
foxnews

People tend to think of the heroin trail as starting in an opium poppy field someplace in Southeast Asia or Mexico -- not in Northern California. In a statement on Monday, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office reported a shocking find: a small[...]

Woman who allegedly stabbed daughter in burning house, snatched other child, arrested after hunt

Tuesday  23:45,   15 may 2018
foxnews

An Oklahoma mother of three who bound and gagged her daughters and stabbed the eldest repeatedly -- before setting their house on fire – has been found. Her 7-year-old daughter who was missing with her was also safe.An Oklahoma mother of three who[...]

Shooting death of suspended school teacher ruled a homicide

Tuesday  21:50,   15 may 2018
msn

A suspended Pennsylvania school teacher was shot to death in her mother's driveway on Mother's Day.Authorities say 32-year-old Rachael DelTondo had gone to an ice cream shop Sunday night and had just returned to the home in Aliquippa when[...]

RFK Jr: Connecticut court's Skakel decision an 'exoneration'

Tuesday  17:46,   15 may 2018
msn

<p>HARTFORD, Conn. — Robert Kennedy Jr. says the Connecticut Supreme Court's ruling that struck down the murder conviction of his cousin, Michael Skakel, is effectively an "exoneration."</p>Kennedy said on NBC's "Today" show[...]

Feds: Bandidos are “the mafia on two wheels”

Tuesday  17:45,   15 may 2018
mysanantonio

A federal jury will begin deliberating Tuesday whether the top two former national leaders of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club headed a racketeering conspiracy and authorized or sanctioned members to commit extortion, robbery, assault, drug dealing and[...]

Man who spent 20 years in prison can sue SF police over false evidence claims

Tuesday  17:45,   15 may 2018
sfgate

A San Francisco man who spent 20 years in prison for murder before his conviction was overturned can sue police for allegedly manipulating a key witness and falsifying evidence, a federal appeals court has ruled.&nbsp;A jury convicted Maurice[...]

Illinois death penalty would be reinstated for mass murderers, cop killers under Gov. Rauner's proposal

Tuesday  16:50,   15 may 2018
foxnews

Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed Monday reestablishing the death penalty in Illinois for certain violent criminals. Under Rauner’s proposal, people who are found “guilty beyond any doubt” of killing multiple people or a police officer could be sentenced[...]

A president gave him clemency, but Uber kicked him to the curb

Tuesday  16:50,   15 may 2018
latimes

Community Legal Services of Philadelphia has about a dozen active cases with people who say they were wrongly denied employment by a ride-share company due to their past.At first, Thomas Daniels thought he was being called to the warden's wing of[...]

12 Facts About Evil Genius, Netflix’s Addictive New True Crime Series

Tuesday  15:51,   15 may 2018
mentalfloss

<p>At approximately 2:20 p.m. on August 28, 2003, Brian Wells—a pizza deliveryman—walked into a PNC Bank in Erie, Pennsylvania and handed a note to a teller demanding $250,000 in[...]

Attorney for suspect in Golden State Killer case fights release of search warrant findings

Tuesday  00:00,   15 may 2018
latimes

The defense attorney for Joseph James DeAngelo Jr., the suspect in the Golden State Killer case, fought on Monday against the release of case documents sought by the Los Angeles Times and other media organizations. DeAngelo, 72, appeared in court[...]

Rauner proposes reinstating Illinois death penalty in cases of mass killings, police slayings

Monday  23:31,   14 may 2018
chicagotribune

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday proposed reinstating the death penalty in Illinois for mass killers and people who slay law enforcement officers as part of his rewrite of a gun control bill. The death penalty provision would create a new[...]

Drug charges re-instated against sister of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof

Monday  22:40,   14 may 2018
latimes

Charges of simple possession of marijuana have been re-instated against Morgan Roof, the sister of white supremacist and murderer Dylann Roof. The re-instatement of the misdemeanor drug charge was confirmed Monday by Richland County Sheriff Leon[...]

Car reported stolen 22 years ago pulled from reservoir

Monday  22:18,   14 may 2018
wapt

Sonar helped solve a 22-year-old cold case. A fisherman at the Ross Barnett Reservoir reported seeing something unusual on sonar Friday night near the Breakers Condominiums and reported it to Reservoir police, who confirmed the location using the[...]