Violent Crime May 3, 2017
Jordan Edwards family wants criminal charges against police after brothers witnessed shooting death
CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The family of the black teenager shot and killed by a white police officer while riding in a vehicle leaving a party wants criminal charges filed against the officer, who was fired for violating department policies during the shooting. Balch Springs police …
Violent Crime May 1, 2017
Dallas paramedic shooting suspect found dead, 2nd body found
CLAUDIA LAUER Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — A man suspected of shooting and critically injuring a paramedic who was tending to a shooting victim on Monday has been found dead in a Dallas home, ending a threat that locked down the neighborhood for hours, authorities said. A police robot found two bodies in a home …
April 27, 2017
United Airlines settles with bloodied doctor dragged off flight
MICHAEL TARM Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to airline employees settled with the airline for an undisclosed sum Thursday in an apparent attempt by the company to put the fiasco behind it as quickly as possible. David Dao’s …
Celebrity Justice April 25, 2017
Robert Durst’s missing wife told neighbor of brutal beating, threats: Detective
Kathleen Durst has never been found. A New York judge last month declared her dead.
Murder April 25, 2017
Convicted murderer and rapist utters “I’m sorry” moments before the first U.S. double execution in over fifteen years
Jones was sent to death row for the 1995 rape and killing of Mary Phillips. He strangled her with the cord to a coffee pot.
Violent Crime April 20, 2017
‘I’m tougher than a bullet’: Utah girl shot in the head by two teens, left in ditch, and SURVIVES!
Authorities say the two teenagers accused of shooting Deserae concocted the plan while playing video games and discussing their desire to “get rid” of the girl who was texting one of them.
Violent Crime April 20, 2017
Two students arrested for plotting school shooting in MAJOR city
Police say three other students are suspected of knowing about the plan.
April 19, 2017
School bus crashes
12 students hospitalized after Idaho school bus rolls over
Trials April 19, 2017
Convicted killer Aaron Hernandez commits suicide in prison
Hernandez died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning
Cold Cases April 18, 2017
Killer gets 25 years in 1979 case of missing boy Etan Patz
COLLEEN LONG Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Almost four decades after first-grader Etan Patz set out for school and ended up at the heart of one of America’s most influential missing-child cases, a former store clerk convicted of killing him was sentenced to at least 25 years in prison. In a few angry words, …
April 18, 2017
Police: 17-month-old girl shot in face at Omaha apartment
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 17-month-old girl has been shot in the face at an apartment in Omaha, Nebraska. Police say a distraught man drove the bleeding toddler to a hospital around 3:40 p.m. Monday after the shooting at the Pine Tree Apartments in the northwest of the city. On Tuesday, police identified …