Crime

He yelled ‘Get out of my country,’ witnesses say, and then shot 2 men from India, killing one

Authorities in Kansas filed first-degree murder charges against a man accused of opening fire in a bar there, killing one Indian man, injuring two other people and causing fears about bigotry to reverberate across the globe.<p>According to witness accounts, the gunman reportedly told two of the people …

Ohio Woman Admits to Beheading Her Infant Daughter But Still Claims She ‘Loved Her’

A 22-year-old Ohio woman was sentenced this week to 15 years to life in prison after admitting she decapitated her 3-month-old daughter, PEOPLE …

Cops Say She Catfished a Rival Into Jail—and That Was Just the Start

Police arrested a California woman for impersonating her hubby’s ex—and now authorities say she may have stolen the identities of other girls as well.<p>The mysterious email arrived days after our story was published.<p>We were investigating the July 2016 arrest of Michelle Hadley, a quiet, …

28-year prison term for man who sold heroin to woman who overdosed

A Zion man was sentenced to 28 years in prison Friday for selling the heroin that killed a 21-year-old woman in 2015 — but in court he sought to cast blame on the woman's boyfriend instead.<p>James Linder, 36, was convicted last month of drug-induced homicide in the overdose death of Danielle Barzyk …

Addiction

Man charged in death of 4-year-old who shot himself in face

AUBURNDALE, Fla. — Authorities say they’ve charged a central Florida man in the death of a 4-year-old boy who accidentally shot himself in the face …

The Unsolved Murder That Fascinated 1840s New York (and Edgar Allan Poe)

Edgar Allan Poe famously wrote: "the death of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetical topic in the world." Images of dying women …

Edgar Allan Poe

Teen rapist who carved name into girl's arm and slashed her throat jailed for 17 years

Miles Hughes left his victim covered in puncture wounds and lacerations in a cemetery<p>A sadistic teenager who carved his name into a 15-year-old …

Cemeteries

Tip leads to arrest in Georgia teacher's 2005 disappearance

Teacher and former beauty queen Tara Grinstead vanished from her south Georgia home in 2005, leaving a mystery that had stumped investigators for nearly 12 years — until a tip led to an unexpected arrest.<p>The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Thursday that a former student at Irwin County …

Two more men charged for retaliation hit that killed Chicago toddler

CHICAGO—Police on Friday charged two more men for the Valentine’s Day shooting deaths of a two-year-old boy and his 26-year-old uncle, particularly macabre killings in a city that is struggling to stem a surge in violence .<p>Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said that Doniel Harris, 19, and Jeremy …

Chicago

Man booked with 500 counts of possessing child pornography: FBI

A 47-year-old man faces 500 counts of possession of child pornography after his arrest Thursday morning (Feb. 23) by members of a federal task force, …

New Orleans

Texas Man Indicted in Cold Case Murders and Sex Assaults of Two Women, Six Years Apart

A Texas man accused of murdering and sexually assaulting two San Antonio women, in 2005 and 2011, was indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday.<p>Jose Flores …

Cold Cases

How world sees SA: Under Zuma, South Africa is an organised crime syndicate heading for ruin

<i>South Africa is sinking so swiftly in the quicksand of moral decay that corruption and state looting have become institutionalised. An influential</i> …

Organized Crime

Police: Man who fled to Mexico in 2006 is cold case murder suspect

A Mexican who fled the U.S. a decade ago has been identified as the suspect in the 1997 cold case killing of a 26-year-old Southern Californian woman, police said.<p>Cops believe college student Sunny Sudweeks was raped and strangled to death when an intruder broke into her home in Costa Mesa home …

Cold Cases

Police in London seize £1m in cash found in back of black cab as part of record £73m proceeds of crime haul

Nearly £1 million in cash was found when police stopped a black cab in east London, it emerged on Friday.<p>The seizure was made when officers discovered a large holdall in the passenger compartment and is part of an overall £73 million haul recovered from criminals by police in London in just 12 …

Fraud

Drunk woman drove for two miles with man in windscreen

<b>A former substance abuse counsellor who drove while drunk for two miles (3.3km) with a pedestrian's body embedded in her windscreen has been jailed.</b><p>Sherri Lynn Wilkins, 55, pleaded no contest to the 2012 hit-and-run murder and was sentenced to 25 years by a California judge.<p>Wilkins only stopped …

Prosecutors: Insurance money sparked Garfield Ridge slaying

A woman who was the beneficiary of a $10,000 life insurance policy is charged with murder after the man who took out the policy was fatally shot late last year on the Southwest Side.<p>Layla Enriquez, 27, appeared Friday before Judge James Brown who set bail at $2 million bail during a hearing at the …

Kansas shooting suspect had health issues, mourned father's death - media

(Reuters) - A white U.S. Navy veteran accused of killing a man from India and wounding two other men when he opened fire at a Kansas bar, often complained about his ill health and was mourning his father's death, according to a neighbour and local media reports.<p>Adam Purinton, 51, is charged with …

Extremism

Accused cop killer seeks protective order

Defense attorneys for Scott Greene, a man of killing two officers in ambush-style attacks, claim an employee at the Polk County revealed …

Des Moines

Man jailed for six years for killing banker with one punch

Trevor Timon was ‘pissed off’ when he struck Oliver Dearlove in south-east London for talking to group of women<p>A man has been jailed for six years for killing a banker with one punch in an “unprovoked and gratuitous” attack.<p>Trevor Timon, 31, had a history of violence before he assaulted Oliver …

UK News

2 more dismembered victims possibly tied to suspected Brooklyn serial killer

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Kwauhuru Govan lived on Gates Avenue in Bushwick, Brooklyn, for years, and the NYPD thinks he didn’t travel too far from home to …

New York City

Man accused of hiding body in Colorado Springs storage unit hires Casey Anthony attorney

A man accused of stowing the gunshot-riddled body of his ex-mistress in a Colorado Springs storage unit before trying to flee to Hong Kong now has an …

Colorado Springs

Woman Framed by Ex-Boyfriend’s Wife in Craigslist ‘Rape Fantasy’ Plot Speaks Out

In January, Michelle Hadley, 29, was exonerated for crimes that included posting Craigslist “rape fantasy” ads and sending threatening email messages …

Drunk driver’s mom jailed for laughing at victim’s family

A Detroit judge threw the mother of a drunk driver out of her court room and into the slammer for laughing during a victim’s statement about the man …

'The Ring' star Daveigh Chase allegedly leaves dying man outside of hospital before fleeing scene

Daveigh Chase was questioned by police after she allegedly left a dying man outside of a hospital before fleeing the scene.<p>TMZ reported that the 26-year-old actress left the unidentified man outside of a Los Angeles hospital in the early morning hours of Feb. 15 and instantly took off without …

NSA Dep. Director: Why I Spent 40 Years In National Security

In 1977 I was finishing my sophomore year of college, working two jobs to put myself through school, and thought, “There has to be a better way.” So …

Cybercrime

Road rage killer Kenneth Noye wins open prison challenge

Road-rage killer Kenneth Noye has won a legal challenge that could see him moved to an open prison.<p>The 69-year-old, was sentenced to life in prison with a minimum tariff of 16-years in 2000 after being found guilty of stabbing 21-year-old electrician Stephen Cameron to death in an attack on the M25 …

Death Penalty

Real Housewives of Orange County's Vicki Gunvalson Claims Employee Embezzled Money From Her Insurance Company

<i>Real Housewives of Orange County</i> star <b>Vicki Gunvalson</b> claims one of her employees stole thousands of dollars from her business, Coto Insurance & …

Brazilian court orders Pele’s son be arrested in drug trafficking case

A Brazilian court has requested the arrest of Pele's son, Edson Cholbi do Nascimento, for association to drug trafficking and money …

Sports

Police: Florida Man Interprets “Test Drive” As “Free $150K Maserati”

If you sell cars, you’ve probably had your share of jokes from “hilarious” customers who crack wise about making off with the car they are …

Consumer Protection

Novelist's plea lets him maintain innocence in wife's death

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Novelist Michael Peterson agreed to a plea deal Friday that enables him to maintain his innocence even as he acknowledges prosecutors have enough evidence to convict him of manslaughter in his wife's death.<p>Wearing a dark suit and flanked by his defense team, Peterson …

Death Penalty