News : Crime

Supreme Court won't take case of Dead Sea Scrolls defendant

Tuesday  20:14,   20 february 2018
Associated Press

The Supreme Court won't take up the case of a blogger convicted of criminally impersonating his father's academic rivals on the subject of the Dead Sea Scrolls. The court on Tuesday declined to take the case of Raphael Golb, the son of[...]

$50K reward for information in Dallas postal worker slaying

Tuesday  19:12,   20 february 2018
Associated Press

DALLAS — Investigators are offering a $50,000 reward as they search for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a U.S. Postal Service worker who was found dead in his mail truck in Dallas. Federal investigators announced Tuesday they were offering the[...]

Parents of Alleged Florida Serial Killer Ordered on House Arrest for Refusing to Cooperate

Tuesday  16:37,   20 february 2018
Associated Press

(TAMPA, Fla.) — The parents of a suspect in the random shooting deaths of four people have showed up late for a civil contempt hearing in Florida and have been placed on house arrest after refusing to cooperate with prosecutors. Circuit Judge Mark[...]

Missing Uber/Lyft driver Joshua Thiede found alive, friends say

Tuesday  12:35,   20 february 2018
CBS News

They tell CBS L.A. the 29 year old is in an L.A. hospital but details are sparse about his condition and how he was found; his car was also locatedTwo of Thiede's friends texted the station saying he's in Good Samaritan Hospital in downtown[...]

Terra-cotta warrior's thumb stolen in Philadelphia museum

Tuesday  05:50,   20 february 2018

A 2,000-year-old terra-cotta warrior valued at $4.5 million and considered a "priceless part of China's cultural heritage" is missing a thumb, but surveillance video helped lead the FBI to both the thumb and a suspect in the theft. [...]

NYC cab driver beaten over $18 fare as bystanders watched, reports say

Tuesday  00:12,   20 february 2018
FOX News

Police are hunting for a couple who beat a New York City cab driver over an $18 fare as a crowd of bystanders reportedly stood and watched without stopping the assault. Humberto Taveras, 65, picked up a man and woman in the Soundview neighborhood of [...]

Suspected Drunk Driver Kills 911 Dispatcher as Her Husband Hears Crash Report on Scanner

Monday  23:35,   19 february 2018

A Minnesota man listening to the police scanner in his home overheard reports of a head-on crash that killed his wife, who was a 911 dispatcher on her way to work Saturday night, PEOPLE confirms. Daniel Bixby did not know the victim’s[...]

Florida girl, 11, found in Georgia hotel room with alleged kidnapper she met in online video game, cops say

Monday  21:45,   19 february 2018
FOX News

An 11-year-old girl was found safe Sunday after she was allegedly kidnapped by a “child sexual predator” she met while playing a video game and who attempted to take her to his Illinois house before being stopped in Georgia, police said. Alice[...]

Weekend violence in Chicago: 6 killed, 21 wounded

Monday  21:11,   19 february 2018

Six people were killed and 21 others were wounded in shootings across Chicago this past weekend, including three people who ran onto a CTA bus after being shot and a man who was slain while riding in an Uber car, according to Chicago police. A[...]

Baltimore is the nation's most dangerous city

Monday  21:11,   19 february 2018

The collective homicide toll for America’s 50 biggest cities dipped slightly in 2017, a USA TODAY analysis of crime data found. The FBI won’t publish its annual comprehensive crime report until later this year, but an early review of police[...]

Police confirm child, 5 adults injured in shooting outside Texas restaurant

Monday  19:21,   19 february 2018

<p>The victim count following a Sunday night shooting outside a popular Texas steakhouse increased to five Monday morning, according to San Antonio police.</p>The victim count following a Sunday night shooting outside a popular Texas[...]

Inmate in landmark Supreme Court case denied parole

Monday  18:52,   19 february 2018
Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. — A 71-year-old Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences was denied parole on Monday, more than a half-century after he killed a sheriff's deputy at age 17.A[...]

Lottery scam mastermind rigged more drawings than first thought, records show

Monday  18:51,   19 february 2018

A secret code active for almost a decade allowed Eddie Tipton to rig “random” lottery drawing dates.Eddie Tipton, a former employee of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) in Clive, wrote the code to allow him to predict the randomly drawn[...]

Picasso print worth up to $50G stolen from Milwaukee art appraiser

Monday  17:55,   19 february 2018
FOX News

A Pablo Picasso artwork worth between $35,000 and $50,000 was stolen from a Milwaukee art appraisal on Friday — but the thief might not have known how valuable the print wa.Video by Associated[...]

Massachusetts city says goodbye to brothers after shocking murders

Monday  17:11,   19 february 2018
WCVB Boston

A heartbroken Brockton, Mass. father shared memories of his two young boys competing for his attention at the park, one doing back flips and the other telling his dad to chase him.&nbsp;“They used to say, ‘Daddy, look at me,‘” said Edson Brito[...]