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News : Crime

Shorter Sentences, More Judicial Leeway: What the Criminal Justice Bill Would Do

Thursday  04:35,   15 november 2018
nytimes

A bipartisan proposal endorsed by President Trump to overhaul federal prison and sentencing laws would have its greatest effect on future prison... >>>

Father of man arrested in Rochester woods warned police, documents show

Wednesday  23:45,   14 november 2018
wmur

The father of a man arrested this week during a standoff in the woods behind a Walmart in Rochester called police to warn them his son was "talking crazy," according to court... >>>

Cases of Wagner family accused in Ohio murders take years to prosecute, cost taxpayers thousands of dollars

Wednesday  09:10,   14 november 2018
usatoday

Officials expect prosecuting the Wagner family members charged with the brutal shooting deaths of their eight friends will take several... >>>

El Chapo’s Defense: He Was Framed by Vast Conspiracy

Wednesday  05:35,   14 november 2018
nytimes

A lawyer for Joaquín Guzmán Loera argued his client is not the mastermind behind the murderous Sinaloa cartel as prosecutors claim, but “a... >>>

Waukegan father of 'possessed' daughter found unfit for child endangerment trial

Wednesday  04:00,   14 november 2018
chicagotribune

A man charged along with his wife for allegedly confining their 10-year-old daughter to a Waukegan basement because they believed she was demonically possessed has been found unfit for trial. Randy Swopes, 48, will be transferred to a secure... >>>

Sex trafficking case dropped against ex-death row inmate

Wednesday  03:45,   14 november 2018
msn

Sex trafficking charges in Hawaii have been dismissed against a former death row inmate from Delaware. U.S. prosecutors dropped a 10-count indictment against Isaiah McCoy. A judge approved the dismissal Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, and McCoy walked out... >>>

Man seeking stolen drug paraphernalia crashes into courthouse, police say

Wednesday  01:20,   14 november 2018
wapt

A man was arrested after he drove his pickup truck into a courthouse in Mississippi. The Gulfport Police Department said in a news release that Keith Cavalier, 28, told officers he intentionally crashed into the Harrison County Courthouse early... >>>

Police: Indiana woman reported husband's death days after killing him

Tuesday  18:55,   13 november 2018
indystar

Montgomery County deputies found Billy Ridenour, 62, dead in a Crawfordsville home early Monday, authorities... >>>

NY El Chapo trial prompts intense security

Tuesday  18:30,   13 november 2018
msn

10:20 a.m.The notorious Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" is being tried in New York City amid intense security measures. The wife of defendant Joaquin Guzman (wah-KEEN' gooz-MAHN') entered a Brooklyn courthouse on Tuesday to watch opening... >>>

Andrews man gets 30-year sentence in arson incident that led to death, revenge killing

Monday  23:40,   12 november 2018
msn

An Andrews man has been convicted of conspiracy and arson and sentenced to 30 years in prison in connection with a fire that killed a 12-year-old boy, according to a news release from Fifteenth Circuit Solicitor Jimmy... >>>

Jail Inmate On The Loose After Climbing Over Gate

Monday  19:30,   12 november 2018
patch

Raymond Aguero, 28, was in jail on charges of unlawful carry of a weapon, driving while intoxicated, and burglary of a... >>>

Woman accused of killing sister, mother in Virginia home and staging crime scene as murder-suicide

Sunday  22:55,   11 november 2018
nydailynews

A woman killed her sister and her mother last year and staged the crime scene in the Virginia home to look like a murder-suicide, authorities say. Megan Hargan was arrested on Friday in West Virginia in connection with the deaths of 23-year-old... >>>

Who Is Michael Gargiulo? New Details On The Serial Killer Charged With The 2001 Murder Of Ashton Kutcher's Girlfriend

Wednesday  17:47,   07 november 2018
yourtango

Who is Michael Gargiulo? The accused serial killer has been charged with the murder of no fewer than three women, including 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin, who was romantically linked to a young Ashton Kutcher at the time of her death in 2001.... >>>

Man sentenced to 354 years in prison in highway shootings

Wednesday  07:40,   07 november 2018
msn

A man who randomly shot at motorists in two central California counties over a two-month span was sentenced to 354 years to life in prison.Jorge Gracia was sentenced Monday by a Fresno judge, the Fresno Bee... >>>

Shooting at detox treatment facility in Northern California leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

Tuesday  01:45,   06 november 2018
latimes

Authorities are searching for a suspect in a shooting that killed one person and injured two others at a detox facility in Marin County, Calif., officials said Monday. Detectives with the Marin County Sheriff's Office determined the shooting was an... >>>