News : Crime

"Nightmare": Man wrongfully convicted of 2001 murder still awaits release

Monday  20:42,   14 may 2018
cbsnews

David Robinson has been kept behind bars, even though another man confessed to the crime 14 years ago, and the State Supreme Court has ordered his release . Filmmaker Steve Turner, who is working on a documentary about the case, said, "There were[...]

Supreme Court rules for inmate whose lawyer conceded guilt

Monday  20:11,   14 may 2018
msn

The Supreme Court says a lawyer for a criminal defendant cannot override his client's wish to maintain his innocence at trial.The justices voted 6-3 in favor of Louisiana death row inmate Robert McCoy. He repeatedly objected to his lawyer's[...]

Bronx man fatally stabbed in his apartment

Monday  12:56,   14 may 2018
nydailynews

Police believe Easter argued with his killer inside the apartment just before the slaying, sources said. Medics rushed Easter to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he died.Investigators were looking for a man wearing a face mask and a man wearing a blue[...]

Nanny to be sentenced in killing of 2 children

Monday  05:40,   14 may 2018
msn

A New York City nanny who killed two small children in her care is facing life in prison. Yoselyn Ortega is set to be sentenced Monday following her conviction of murder last month in the 2012 deaths of Lucia and Leo Krim. Yoselyn Ortega is [...]

Freed death row inmate-turned-speaker is back behind bars

Sunday  19:26,   13 may 2018
msn

A man who was on death row in Delaware until being retried and found not guilty of murder is back behind bars in Hawaii less than a year later. Isaiah McCoy enjoyed the limelight that came with sharing his story after he left Delaware's death row a[...]

Chemicals sicken police officers who find body in motel

Sunday  04:30,   13 may 2018
msn

Police outside Atlanta said three officers will recover after being sickened by chemicals Saturday in a motel room where a body was found.Dekalb County Police spokeswoman Shiera Campbell says the three hospitalized officers are conscious and alert.[...]

Woman arrested for stalking, sending 65,000 texts was on a 'journey' of love

Friday  19:01,   11 may 2018
nbcnews

An Arizona woman who allegedly sent 65,000 texts to a man says she doesn't blame him for complaining to police. "He's the light, I'm the love," she said.Authorities say she sent more than 65,000 text messages to a man she was[...]

Sentencing hearing to resume for Oklahoma man in killings

Friday  07:50,   11 may 2018
msn

A jury that convicted the younger of two Oklahoma brothers in the fatal stabbings of their parents and three siblings still needs to decide whether he should have a chance of being paroled. Jurors will resume a sentencing hearing Friday for [...]

Man Allegedly Looted Lava-Evacuated Homes in Hawaii

Friday  06:25,   11 may 2018
newsweek

Hawaii Police said the man is also a suspect in another burglary case in Leilani Estates. Stingu-Dragomir is being held at the Hilo Cellblock during the investigation, according to Hawaii Police.The investigation is being classified as a burglary[...]

Amish man in buggy arrested after telling deputy he had 10 beers

Thursday  23:35,   10 may 2018
foxnews

A young Amish man was arrested last month in Ohio after he was caught blowing through a stop sign in a horse-drawn buggy, and later admitted to drinking 10 beers -- in an incident caught on police dashcam video. The Geauga County Sheriff's Office[...]

The cocaine is worth up to $627 million. And the Coast Guard wants you to see it

Thursday  22:05,   10 may 2018
miamiherald

MIAMI _ The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded almost six tons of cocaine at Port Everglades on Thursday, the result of intercepting six vessels from February through mid-April. About 11,995 pounds of cocaine works out to 5,452.273 kilograms or[...]

Man accused of trying to hire hit man to kill black neighbor

Thursday  05:07,   10 may 2018
cnn

A South Carolina man is accused of trying to hire a hit man through a white supremacist group to kill his black neighbor. Brandon Cory Lecroy, 25, of Hodges, was arrested in April after he contacted the white supremacist group, and then made an[...]

1st murder charges filed in 2015 biker shooting in Texas

Wednesday  22:50,   09 may 2018
msn

Three bikers have been indicted on murder charges stemming from a 2015 shooting involving police outside a restaurant in Waco, Texas. They include a prominent member of the Bandidos motorcycle club. The Wednesday indictments mark the first murder[...]

Cold case mystery: Woman faces life insurance fraud probe related to husband's death

Wednesday  21:45,   09 may 2018
usatoday

<p>A day after Denise Williams was indicted in the murder of her late husband Mike Williams, the state of Florida is launching an investigation into alleged life insurance fraud involving the once cold case.</p>Chief Financial Officer Jimmy[...]

Trials delayed in murder case of deputy and husband accused of choking man at Denny's

Wednesday  21:11,   09 may 2018
chron

The trials of a Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy and her husband who are charged with murder in the chokehold death of John Hernandez at a Denny's have been delayed because of Hurricane Harvey, their defense team confirmed[...]