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Ferguson Police Procedures 'Totally Unorthodox'

Police actions in the immediate aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown were a long way from normal, according to grand jury transcripts, which reveal that officer Darren Wilson drove himself back to the station by himself, cleaned the blood off himself, and checked his own gun into evidence, all...

Psycho For Love: Richard Overton killed his wife, Janet Overton, by using cyanide; Sentenced to life in prison

Lethal Vows (good site, main site has many true crime stories) Inmate Who Bore Child of Overton Tells Her Story Husband’s Trial in Poisoning of Educator Opens Man Testifies He Had Affair With Murder Victim Dana Point Man Denies He Killed Wife With Cyanide Overton Found Guilty of Wife’s Cyanide Murder “Empty” Disk Helps Convict […]

What Michael Brown's Parents Have to Say

Moments after St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced that the grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson, Michael Brown's parents released a statement via attorney Benjamin Crump on Twitter. What Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr., wanted to say: "We are profoundly disappointed that the...

No Charges for Ferguson Cop

He's cleared: Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not face criminal charges in the shooting death of Michael Brown, reports CNN. St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch announced the grand jury's decision tonight, asserting among other things that "eyewitness accounts conflicted with physical evidence." He also said that some...

LAPD chief orders arrested protesters released in time for Thanksgiving dinner

Demonstrators who remained in Los Angeles jails Thursday after being arrested in connection with protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo., will be released in time for Thanksgiving dinner, according to L.A. police. Click here to read the story.

Robbers Who Make Victims Strip Still On The Loose

Investigators in Broward County, Florida, are stumped by a rash of armed robberies where the suspects make their victims, including a pregnant woman,... Read more: Video, Caught on Tape, Dumb Crime, Robbers Make Victims Strip, Weird Florida, Keyla Concepcion, Florida Crime, Fbi, Crime News

Prosecutor: Idaho double murder a contract killing

2 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A Pennsylvania man came to Idaho in order to carry out a contract killing that left two men dead, prosecutors say

Arrest report: Suspect admitted abducting Ark. realtor

3 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Beverly Carter vanished Sept. 25 after telling her husband she was going to show a house; her bound body was later discovered at a construction site

Police return to Hernandez home seeking sneakers

4 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

?The Sun Chronicle reports state and local authorities went to the home of the murder suspect and ex-New England Patriots player this week but seized no evidence

Beheading Victim Fought Killer, Autopsy Shows

An autopsy shows that a woman who was beheaded at an Oklahoma food-processing plant apparently tried to fight off her attacker, who had a serrated cooking knife. Colleen Hufford, 54, was killed in the Sept. 25 attack at Vaughan Foods in Moore. The autopsy released yesterday says she died of...

Fla. widow gets life for "revenge killing"

5 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A South Florida woman was convicted and sentenced Wednesday for killing a man she claimed was behind her husband's fatal shooting.

Report: Body may be Dave Mustaine's mother-in-law

6 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The body was found about a half mile from the campground where 75-year-old Sally Estabrook, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, was last seen Oct. 4

Cops Say Utah Girls Made Up Abduction Story

Two teen girls from Bountiful, Utah, who claimed to have been kidnapped at knifepoint, kept holed up all day in an SUV, and held overnight in September are now being accused of making the whole story up. The cops investigating the case say the girls appear to have used public...

Man arrested after pointing banana at police

7 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Fruit was briefly mistaken for a possible weapon by Colorado deputies

Cops: Suspect dead after shooting officer, agents

8 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A man suspected of killing his mother, wounding a responding officer and later wounding two FBI agents is dead after a standoff, the agency says

Police: Mom Who Vanished Was Murdered by Stepfather

Mother of three Jessica Padgett left her young son at the child care center where she worked in Northampton, Penn., just before 1pm on Nov. 21 to fax paperwork at her stepfather's company, Distinctive Fence—she held a second job there. She was never seen alive again. Officials say the...

Ohio family recovers missing Sasquatch statue

8 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The 400-pound concrete statue, nicknamed "Squashy", was stolen Saturday and found Tuesday in a nearby field

Women, alcohol, and a potential unseen risk

9 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Journalist Gabrielle Glaser -- featured on this week's "48 Hours" -- weighs in on the potential dangers posed by a famous treatment program

Brandee Anastasia Massey murder 11/26/2014 Queens, NY Pregnant victim died after shooting, unborn child died at the hospital

Anastasia Maffey I have seen her name as Anastasia Massey and Anastasia Maffey, so I am not sure which is correct yet. Pregnant mom shot to death in Queens; Baby dies at hospital Pregnant woman shot, killed outside her Queens apartment after dropping kids at school Woman and her unborn child shot dead outside apartment […]

Arrests made in connection to May homicide in Long Beach

Los Angeles county prosecutors have charged Ricardo Gonzalez, 19, and Carlos Alexis Escalante, 18, with murder, five counts of attempted murder with weapons and gang enhancements and possession of drugs with intent to distribute after...Show More Summary

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