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ATF: About 400 Guns stolen from UPS facility in Tennessee

Monday  23:50,   01 october 2018

Federal authorities say about 400 guns have been stolen from a United Parcel Service facility in Tennessee. Two people driving a U-Haul truck stole the weapons from a UPS facility in Memphis on Sunday, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms... >>>

Tylenol Murders Remain Unsolved After 36 Years

Monday  21:50,   01 october 2018

Arlington Heights police continue to hold out hope that an arrest will be made in the 1982 poisoning deaths of seven people in Chicagoland.The case remains an open investigation handled by the Arlington Heights Police Department. It was in Arlington >>>

Rash of homicides ends violent September in Baltimore -- with 17 killed in month's final week

Monday  21:50,   01 october 2018

Baltimore saw more than a homicide a day in September, which ended with 37 people killed -- leaving residents across they city feeling frustrated and scared. Nearly half the killings for the month - 17 - occurred during the last week of... >>>

One of five Boy Scouts struck by suspected drunk driver dies from his injuries

Monday  21:50,   01 october 2018

One of five Boy Scouts who was struck by a suspected drunk driver on a Long Island road on Sunday has died from his injuries. Thomas Murphy, 59, was driving a Mercedes at about 2 p.m. when his vehicle struck the group walking northboard on the... >>>

I covered murders during Chicago's deadliest year in decades – here's what I saw

Monday  21:26,   01 october 2018

More than a year of crime in Chicago. The first homicide of the year came at 2:20 a.m. on New Year's Day in the Grand Boulevard neighborhood on the South Side. Twenty-year-old DeAndre Holiday found himself on the wrong side of an argument half a... >>>

Woman Secretly Took Picture of Jessica Chambers Jury and Posted it on Facebook

Monday  21:26,   01 october 2018

Pro-tip if you're ever in a courtroom: Don't take pictures of the jury. Just don't.Gerald Chatham, the judge in the Jessica Chambers murder trial, says that a someone took a picture of the jurors and posted it on... >>>

Walmart wrongful death lawsuit claims they know how unsafe their parking lots are

Monday  21:05,   01 october 2018

SNELLVILLE, Ga. -- The wife of a man shot in a Walmart parking lot is now suing the retailer and her husband's alleged killer, Troy HunteIn a wrongful death lawsuit, Bahra Delkic blames her husband's death on Walmart for its lack of safety. The... >>>

Florida’s Porn King Accused of Sexually ‘Exploiting’ Women

Monday  18:50,   01 october 2018

When Hot Girls Wanted, a controversial documentary on the amateur porn industry, first hit Netflix in 2015, a talent agent named Riley Reynolds emerged as the new face of Florida’s adult industry. The movie, produced by actress Rashida Jones,... >>>

Alaska, Louisiana and Nevada Have Highest Rates of One-on-One Murders of Women by Men

Monday  18:26,   01 october 2018

The Violence Against Women Act, which funds social services for victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence, has been extended to Dec. 7, but its long-term future remains in doubt. The act—which was passed in 1994 in the wake of Anita Hill’s... >>>

New Florida law makes it illegal to alert sexual predators about child porn, abuse investigations

Monday  17:50,   01 october 2018

New Florida law makes it illegal toA new law taking effect Sunday makes it illegal for internet providers to tip off... >>>

Hundreds serving time for murder could get sprung under new California law

Monday  17:50,   01 october 2018

California will give a second chance to potentially hundreds of individuals serving prison time for murders they did not commit. Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed without comment Senate Bill 1437, which scales back prosecutors' ability to use the... >>>

Mysterious death: Missing woman died instantly in jump from mom’s car, prosecutor says

Monday  14:25,   01 october 2018

A young mother whose disappearance last month on the way home from a wedding in rural Oregon prompted a days-long search did not wander off but died instantly when she exited her mother’s moving car, hit her head on a guard rail and slid down an... >>>

A South Side funeral home becomes a hub of Chicago's gun violence scourge

Monday  11:26,   01 october 2018

For those who know the halls and parlors at Leak & Sons, the city's recent record-breaking murder tallies are not just numbers.Each sharp crack brought a hard kick. A spark.... >>>

Florida K-9 officer shot, killed chasing carjacking suspect

Monday  00:25,   01 october 2018

A K-9 officer was fatally shot in Florida on Sunday as authorities responded to a carjacking suspect. Fang, a 3-year-old German shepherd, worked as a dual-purpose bomb detector and patrol dog for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.  The dog was... >>>

Fundraiser set for park honoring 2 teenagers slain in 2017

Sunday  22:50,   30 september 2018

Residents in a northern Indiana city are raising money for a park that will honor two teenage girls who were slain during a hiking trip. Fourteen-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams vanished on Feb. 13, 2017, while hiking... >>>