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New arrest linked to gun used after Boston Marathon attacks

2 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Friend of bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is suspected of providing gun used to kill MIT police officer, sources say

Elderly Veteran Arrested for Asking Officials to Speak Up

A 76-year-old veteran asked officials to speak up at a public meeting, and got arrested for it. Eddie Overholt was at a county board meeting in Tennessee on Friday where officials were discussing a pipeline that would release water into the Nolichucky River, Huffington Post reports. The audience was interrupting...

The Transnational Gang Threat, Part 2

5 hours agoNews / Crime : FBI News Blog

Our series continues on the Central American Community Impact Exchange (CACIE) program, which aims to bring law enforcement and community groups together to develop programs that keep youths from being recruited by gangs. For that concept...Show More Summary

NYPD to review officer training after fatal arrest

5 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

NYPD Commissioner Bratton said a "top-to-bottom review" of training procedures for officers will be conducted in the wake of the death of Eric Garner, who died after being put in an apparent chokehold by an officer

Wisc. 'Slenderman' victim receives purple heart

6 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The 12-year-old victim who was stabbed 19 times by her friends in the woods in Wisconsin in order to please 'Slenderman' received a military purple heart from an anonymous sender

Daughter-in-law of Nike co-founder arrested

6 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The daughter-in-law of a co-founder of Nike was arrested in Oregon on sex abuse charges for allegedly having an intimate relationship with a student athlete whom she was coaching

Man charged in Oklahoma with child abuse in Kenya

7 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Matthew Durham, 19, is accused of sexually abusing boys and girls while volunteering at an organization in Kenya that assists neglected children

Cops making progress in Adams murder investigation

7 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Chicago police say they "have very good leads" in their search for the person responsible for killing 11-year-old Shamiya Adams, who was struck by a stray bullet at a friend's house on Friday

Aaron Hernandez murder trial to begin in January

8 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Jury selection in the Odin Lloyd murder case is scheduled to begin on January 9, a judge ruled Tuesday

N.J. cop's road rage murder trial begins

8 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Attorneys for Det. Joseph Walker, 41, said in opening statements Monday that the off-duty officer fatally shot 36-year-old Joseph Harvey Jr. in self defense following a road rage incident in June 2013

Search on for Ohio man, 22, last seen at concert

8 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Cory Barron was last seen at around 9:30p.m. Friday, July 18 at a Jason Aldean concern in downtown Cleveland

Suspect in 3 Fla. homicides captured after manhunt

8 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A Florida man who is a suspect in a homicide and a person of interest in two other cases was caught in Alabama after authorities sent out a nationwide alert searching for him.

'Slender Man' Victim Gets Purple Heart Medal in Mail

Since her release from the hospital in June, the 12-year-old girl from Wisconsin who was stabbed 19 times (allegedly by two friends) in a “Slender Man”-inspired attack has received gifts and cards from all over the world—many of them made out of purple hearts, the girl’s favorite color and...

2 White Flags Hoisted Atop Brooklyn Bridge

The NYPD can say for sure that New York City is not surrendering, but no one’s sure yet how or why two white flags replaced American flags on top of the Brooklyn Bridge this morning, reports the Wall Street Journal. After social media started pulsing with pictures of the mysterious...

Marine who knew missing California woman arrested

10 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

An affidavit indicates Christopher Lee, who was arrested on suspicion of possession of a destructive device, reportedly was having an affair with Erin Corwin, the missing pregnant wife of another Marine

Man who killed blogger sentenced to 30 years

10 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A Maryland 20-year-old who pleaded guilty to murdering his girlfriend's father was sentenced today and received 30 years behind bars

Parents Locked Autistic Twins, 22, in Basement: Cops

To stop his 22-year-old autistic twin sons from misbehaving, John Land told police he installed an external deadbolt and padlock on a basement bedroom with the “sole intention” of keeping the men locked away during the overnight hours, NBC4 reports. The conditions police found last week at the Rockville, Maryland,...

Two suspects wanted in $180K Atlantic City casino heist

11 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Armed suspects fled Caesars Atlantic City in car with more than $180,000 in cash, according to law enforcement flier

Couple Killed After Meeting Stranger Through Craigslist

A pregnant Michigan teenager was strangled and her boyfriend was decapitated after apparently connecting with a stranger through Craigslist for a sexual encounter, police said yesterday. Emails indicate that Brooke Slocum, 18 and eight months pregnant, connected with the suspect, 31-year-old Brady Oestrike, through a Craigslist ad and arranged a...

Cops: Texas mom confesses to killing daughter, 4

11 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Stacie Marie Parsons, 25, walked into a police department in Athens, Texas, on Monday and told officers she had murdered her young daughter, Victoria Wyatt

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