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Murder suspect who went underground in Guyana after 2011 Queens killing now back in the city to face charges

Friday  06:40,   26 april 2019

April 25-- Apr. 25--A murder suspect who went underground in Guyana after a 2011 Queens killing was brought back to the city Thursday to finally face charges, officials... >>>

Oakland police officer stabbed after finishing work shift, suspect arrested

Friday  06:15,   26 april 2019

An Oakland police officer was stabbed by at attacker who approached the off-duty officer as they walked their car after work, police said. The officer, who was not immediately identified, had just wrapped up their shift and was walking to their... >>>

How DNA ingenuity led to wave of cold case arrests

Friday  05:55,   26 april 2019

The ingenuity of tracking down the suspected Golden State Killer centered on DNA and genetic genealogy primarily used for ancestry. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

DA: Man ran prostitution ring out of parents' basement

Friday  05:40,   26 april 2019

A Long Island man ran a prostitution ring out of his elderly parents' sprawling suburban home, enticing women with drugs and locking them in a basement where he forced them to use a bucket instead of a bathroom, prosecutors said Thursday.... >>>

Tennessee man, 37, 'admits deliberately crashing his car because he wanted an excuse to go to court to discuss his marital problems'

Friday  05:05,   26 april 2019

Joel Amaya, 37, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after the Wednesday night incident in Tennessee, county records... >>>

A 9th-grader threatened to shoot a classmate, police say. Now his dad faces gun charges

Friday  04:55,   26 april 2019

A Pacoima man was charged with illegally storing a gun after his teenage son threatened to shoot one of his classmates at school, the Los Angeles city attorney’s office announced Thursday. Albert Sanchez, 48, was charged with two criminal counts of... >>>

Waffle House shooting suspect's father pleads not guilty

Friday  04:36,   26 april 2019

The father of the man accused of killing four people at a Waffle House in Tennessee last year pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges related to the gun used in the shooting.Jeffrey Reinking is accused of giving an AR-15-style rifle to his... >>>

Fake German Heiress Anna Sorokin Found Guilty in Fraud Trial

Friday  02:40,   26 april 2019

Anna Sorokin, the fake German heiress accused of swindling friends and businesses out of hundreds of thousands of dollars to bankroll her lavish Manhattan lifestyle, was found guilty on Wednesday. According to the New York Post, Sorokin was found... >>>

'Deadpool' busted for harassing a tourist in Times Square

Friday  00:30,   26 april 2019

April 25-- Apr. 25--A man dressed as the comic book character Deadpool was busted for trying to shake down a tourist after posing for a picture in Times Square, police said Thursday. Luis Segarra was decked out as the Marvel anti-hero, when a cop... >>>

Missing pregnant Chicago woman due to give birth this week months after she mysteriously vanished

Friday  00:30,   26 april 2019

A pregnant Chicago woman who went missing more than six months ago was expected to give birth this week as authorities continue to search and investigate the U.S. postal worker’s mysterious... >>>

17-year-old arrested for shooting death of beloved mail carrier

Friday  00:30,   26 april 2019

Police have arrested a 17-year-old they say shot and killed a beloved Albuquerque postal worker. Xavier Zamora was arrested Wednesday night at a home in the 500 block of Whispering Street Southwest, less than two miles from his home. His arrests... >>>

Suspect in Suitcase Murder of Valerie Reyes May Be Nearing a Plea Deal with Prosecutors

Friday  00:30,   26 april 2019

In a case that shocked the town of Greenwich, Connecticut and people all across the country, Valerie Reyes, 24, was found dead in a suitcase on the side of the road in Feb. 2019. Not long after that, her 24-year-old ex-boyfriend Javier da Silva was... >>>

Marylander convicted of 2nd-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter in death of man digging him a bunker

Thursday  23:35,   25 april 2019

A jury convicted a wealthy stock trader of second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter Wednesday in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker beneath his Maryland home.... >>>

Man who 'intentionally' drove into California pedestrians, including children, held on attempted murder counts

Thursday  23:35,   25 april 2019

The driver is a former U.S. Army sharpshooter with a history of PTSD. Eight people were injured during the... >>>

2 sketches in Delphi murders case are not of the same man, police say

Thursday  23:35,   25 april 2019

Indiana State Police say they believe the new sketch "more accurately" represents the killer of Abigail Williams and Liberty German in... >>>