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News : Crime

A Surgeon So Bad It Was Criminal

Tuesday  19:00,   02 october 2018
propublica.org

The pain from the pinched nerve in the back of Jeff Glidewell’s neck had become unbearable. Every time he’d turn his head a certain way, or drive over bumps in the road, he felt as if jolts of electricity were running through his body. Glidewell,... >>>

Pizza hero: Delivery driver helps thwart assault of woman in her home, police say

Tuesday  03:50,   02 october 2018
nbcnews

A pizza delivery driver turns hero after he called law enforcement about a black-eyed woman who mouthed "help me" to him while he delivered to her homeDeliveryman Joseph Grundl was handing the pizza over to a middle-aged couple in Sheboygan County... >>>

2nd mistrial declared in Mississippi burned woman case

Tuesday  00:50,   02 october 2018
msn

A Mississippi judge has declared a second mistrial in the capital murder case of a man accused of setting a woman on fire in 2014. Deadlocked jurors said they couldn't reach a verdict. Panola County Circuit Judge Gerald Chatham declared the... >>>

ATF: About 400 Guns stolen from UPS facility in Tennessee

Monday  23:50,   01 october 2018
msn

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
patch

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
msn

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
nydailynews

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
businessinsider

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
lawandcrime

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
11alive

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
thedailybeast

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
thedailybeast

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
firstcoastnews

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
msn

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
wisn

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... >>>