The woman with the advanced Harvard degree says, “Why did the cops shoot him so many times? Why not just wound him?”The sophisticated lawyer, describing a mentally ill man charging the police with a knife asks, “Why didn’t they just shoot the knife out of his hand like they used
A transgender woman in Wyoming has been convicted of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl inside the bathroom of a local home — and now faces up to 70 years in prison.Miguel Martinez — who identifies as a woman and uses the name Michelle, according to her public defender — was
FAIR LAWN, N.J. — Police in New Jersey have arrested a robbery suspect who they say left his wallet behind at the scene of the crime.Officials responded to an alarm at Mavis Discount Tire in Fair Lawn early Thursday and found a broken window in the back of the building.
DONALD TRUMP was blasted by Brits today after he suggested that the UK is in the middle of a terror-related crime wave.
The US President tweeted about the recent rise in recorded crime - and suggested that it was due to "radical Islamic terror".He faced an instant backlash from
A gas station clerk in St. Louis is charged with killing a customer he mistakenly believed stole a $1.10 bag of candy.Taleb Rebhi Ali Jawher, 39, was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the Sept. 26 ordeal that left 34-year-old Christopher Simmons dead, the St. Louis
Failed stockbroker Rod Covlin’s estranged wife was hampering his love life — so he killed her, prosecutors said Tuesday in Manhattan court.In addition to other motives, Assistant District Attorney Matthew Bogdanos said Covlin, 44, murdered his spouse because he “had other girlfriends and wanted to have more.”The allegation was made
MARSHFIELD, Wis. — A central Wisconsin woman has been sentenced to nine months in jail for spiking her supervisor’s coffee with anti-anxiety medication, eye drops and other substances.Fifty-six-year-old Karen Zenner, of Spencer, told investigators she spiked the coffee in hopes her boss would forget about the $2,000 he loaned her.
An Ohio man shared a half-naked photo of a man’s girlfriend on social media the same day he was accused of killing the boyfriend, according to testimony in a fatal shooting that some advocates say was racially motivated.Earl Jones, a 24-year-old charged with murder in the death of 19-year-old Kevin
A former cop in Ohio convicted of using a sex toy to sexually assault two women during an illegal traffic stop was sentenced to six months in prison.Kenneth Bolton Jr., a 16-year police veteran with the East Cleveland Police Department, pleaded guilty in September to stopping the women, ages 22
A 9-year-old Florida girl died after her 325-pound cousin reportedly sat on her as a punishment for acting “out of control.”Dericka Lindsay, of Pensacola, went into cardiac arrest Saturday after she complained she couldn’t breath when her 64-year-old cousin Veronica Green Posey sat on her, the Pensacola News Journal reported.Paramedics
Crimes against real estate agents are a growing problem, and mobile apps are cropping up to help them stay safe.The latest is called Forewarn, launching Monday, which allows an agent to enter a prospective client’s phone number ahead of a blind meeting and get an instant background check that looks
HUNDREDS of thousands of crimes will no longer be probed by Britain’s biggest police force.
Burglaries, thefts and some assaults are being ignored unless a victim report identifies a suspect.It was revealed to the Met’s 30,000 officers last month in a £400million cost-cutting move.
A former police chief said: “No
A man driving a stolen Mercedes slammed into two cars on a Brooklyn highway, injuring eight people, before taking off on foot early Sunday, police said.The wrecks happened on the Belt Parkway near Exit 15 in East New York around 1:30 a.m., leaving the cars in crumpled heaps along the
A trio of fast-thinking NYPD officers may have saved the life of a shot and bleeding teen suspect — by improvising a tourniquet out of a broken door frame and a drawstring from a pair of sweatpants.
The Brooklyn drama was described Friday as the three cops were honored at
A chrome-domed crook ripped off $60,000 worth of iPhones from a Chelsea Apple Store, where cops believe the thief may have an insider tip him off to the store’s operations.The man calmly strolled into the store near Ninth Avenue and West 14th Street just after 9 a.m. on Sept. 14,
A mentally ill man in Florida who died after a gunfight with cops had just gunned down his mother’s friend for making a move on his imaginary girlfriend, authorities said.Brian DiSario, a 30-year-old man with a history of mental illness, fatally shot David Armstrong, 56, after accusing him of making
Despite Chicago’s alarming, if select, murder statistics and routine singling out by President Donald Trump for gun violence, this lakeside metropolis was just ranked one of the safest cities in the world.The Economist Intelligence Unit, a London-based research firm affiliated with the Economist magazine, named Chicago to its 2017 Safe
Four drug couriers, including a former New York-based model, were sentenced Friday to jail for importing cocaine into Australia in a trip organized by a former Vice Media editor.The men – disc jockey Jordan Mykel Gardner, music promoter Robert Wang, event manager Kutiba Senusi and model Nathaniel Brandon Carty –
A Georgia cop was tossed behind bars after he traveled to a local shopping center to have sex with a 14-year-old girl, authorities said.Abraham Flores Galvan, a part-time police officer with the Tunnel Hill Police Department, was arrested Thursday at the Woodstock Road shopping center after he was busted in
Fingerprint technology so advanced it can tell if someone had unwrapped a condom or worn a certain brand of hair gel could soon be admissible in court.The technique uses mass spectrometry, a very effective chemical analysis that can detect if a person has eaten certain food or drinks.It can also
Warning: Graphic contentAfter being captured by ISIS, a group of young girls were forced to stand against a wall while men groped their chests.“If she had breasts, then she was OK to rape,” said a Yazidi survivor recounting the experience. “If she did not have breasts, they kept her there
A Florida teen allegedly raped his neighbor at knifepoint while wearing a mask, then offered to make it up to his victim by “doing some yard work or by fixing something” around her house, according to an arrest report.Timothy Adam Walding, 18, of Boynton Beach, is being held without bond
The ex-boyfriend of a University of Pittsburgh student whose father found her dead in her apartment was arrested in South Carolina after a tipster phoned police, authorities said.Myrtle Beach police Capt. Joey Crosby confirmed that Matthew Darby, 21, was collared at about 12:45 a.m. Wednesday after a resident spotted him tampering
A homeowner in Florida allegedly used hidden cameras to secretly record guests at his Airbnb rental unit – and investigators believe he’s been spying on his guests for nearly a decade.Derek Starnes and his wife, who were visiting from Indiana, told WFTS that they were staying at the Cedars Court condo in Longboat
A 20-year-old student at the University of Pittsburgh was killed in her apartment over the weekend — and her father found the young woman’s body after breaking down her door, authorities and family said.Alina Sheykhet was found dead on the floor of her room Sunday after her parents went to
A 3-year-old Texas girl who was sent outside by her father as punishment for not drinking her milk was still missing two days later, investigators said.The Richardson Police Department announced Saturday that the girl, Sherin Mathews, was last seen by her father in the back yard of the family’s Sunningdale
After a student reportedly threw the bottle, police said Doran banged on the doors, and attempted to get inside the bus. The driver would not open the door, he said, because he was in fear for the safety of the students on the bus.After Doran was unable to get into
A Minnesota man who lived in a house with the decomposing bodies of his mother and twin brother for about a year said he could not bring himself to report their deaths to authorities.“I was traumatized,” Robert James Kuefler told The Associated Press on Saturday. “What would you do?”White Bear
A woman was gunned down by police in Florida after she crashed into a car and then ran over a cop in her BMW along a busy stretch in South Beach, police and witnesses say.Miami Beach Chief Daniel Oates told the Miami Herald that the woman — who was not