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Health Club Mogul Drinking Before Fatal Crash: Cops

Florida police say a heath club chain mogul and his girlfriend had been drinking when they hopped into matching luxury yellow sports cars shortly before Roger Wittenberns' speeding Lamborghini plowed into an SUV, killing the 82-year-old driver. Wittenberns, 60, and longtime girlfriend, Patty Ann McQuiggin, 61, were speeding side by...

Latest Crime Statistics Released

yesterdayNews / Crime : FBI News Blog

The Crime in the United States, 2015 report reveals an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime when compared to 2014 data.

Wash. shooting suspect called “creepy," a "bully"

yesterdayNews / Crime : Crimesider

The 20-year-old Turkish immigrant accused of killing 5 was probably not a terrorist, FBI says, but his past paints a troubling picture

Doyle Carmack Gets No Jail Time After 6th DUI — and Prosecutor is Pissed

Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Carmack’s drunk-driving record is one for the books, but he managed to get off with probation and 75 hours of community service. The angry prosecutor spells out the reasons it happened. Westword has the story. The post Doyle Carmack Gets No Jail Time After 6th DUI — and Prosecutor is Pissed appeared first on True Crime Report.

Protestors gather over fatal D.C. police shooting

The demonstrators demand action after the incident earlier this month in NW Washington.

Neighbor: Mall Shooting Suspect Was 'Creepy'

The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy's makeup counter was described by a neighbor in Oak Harbor, Wash., as so "creepy, rude, and obnoxious" that she kept a Taser by her front door. He also had a string of run-ins with the law...

Actor Sentenced to Death for Grisly Calif. Murders

When struggling actor Daniel Wozniak couldn't afford the fancy wedding and honeymoon he wanted, he decided to murder his friends and neighbors instead of going for a cheaper option. The 32-year-old former resident of Costa Mesa, Calif. was sentenced to death Friday for the 2010 of Samuel Herr, 26, and...

Twin of Man Jailed for Murder Since '03: I Did It

Karl Smith took the witness stand last week in Illinois and dropped a bomb on a Cook County court as the twin brother he hadn't seen in years looked on: "I'm here to confess to a crime I committed that he was wrongly accused of," Smith said. The part of...

Cops Nab 'Zombie-Like' Wash. Mall Shooting Suspect

The 20-year-old suspect in the deadly Cascade Mall shooting said nothing and appeared "zombie-like" when he was arrested by authorities nearly 24 hours into an intense manhunt, authorities said. Island County Sheriff's Lt. Mike Hawley said he spotted Arcan Cetin from a patrol car Saturday evening in Oak Harbor, Wash....

Man is killed, three people wounded in two shootings in Northeast Washington

The incidents were just blocks apart, but police did not know if they were connected.

2 arrested, teen girl detained in Southern California triple homicide

yesterdayNews / Crime : Crimesider

Arrests of the suspects came a day after a child in Fullerton, California, called 911 to report her parents had died

Attempted robber flees after failing to torch building

yesterdayNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

A crook tried to torch a Bed-Stuy check-cashing joint Saturday morning — only to flee when his gas wouldn’t light, according to police reports. Cops say the would-be robber walked into a a Pay-o-Matic on Rockaway Avenue around 10:30 a.m., poured gasoline on the floor, and threatened to ignite it if they wouldn’t fork over...

More abuse claims against former USA Gymnastics doc

yesterdayNews / Crime : Crimesider

Dr. Larry Nassar is accused of sexually abusing at least two gymnasts, and faces 16 more abuse complaints at the university where he was a faculty member

Police: 3-year-old among 8 people shot in east Baltimore

yesterdayNews / Crime : Crimesider

Also on Saturday evening, police say an 8-year-old girl was shot in the foot as a result of a separate incident, where a dozen shots were fired

Team Stomping and Kicking: The Football Player Assault Case

California University of Pennsylvania, one of 14 schools in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Learning, sits on 290 acres in California Borough 35 miles south of downtown Pittsburgh. A good number of its 8,600 students come from southwestern Pennsylvania. Show More Summary

1987: Gennady Modestovich Mikhasevich, Belarus serial killer

(Thanks to Meaghan Good of the Charley Project for the guest post. -ed.) On this date in 1987 in the Belarusian SSR, highly prolific serial killer Gennady Modestovich Mikhasevich was put to death by firing squad. Police were able to prove he’d committed 36 murders; he confessed to 43, but the actual total may have […]

Teen missing from home where 3 people were found dead

yesterdayNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

Police in Southern California found three people murdered inside a home Saturday and are searching for a 17-year-old girl who also lived there. Officers responded to the home in Fullerton, 26 miles southeast of Los Angeles, at around 8:20 a.m. local time after a child called 911 to report that her parents had died. Inside,...

How a Con Ed employee became a bomber and eluded the NYPD for 16 years

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It took authorities just 49 hours to capture suspected Chelsea bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami on Monday. But when New York was terrorized by a series of explosives planted during the mid-20th century, the man known as the “Mad Bomber” wasn’t caught for 16 years. The story of George Metesky — who planted at least 33...

Accused Sundance rapist ‘led boyfriend’ into a life of crime

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She was the wild, blonde seductress. He was the seemingly straight-laced finance guy. And the combo led to disaster. Those who know Anne Hardcastle and Michael Taylor — the Soho couple facing charges of raping and sodomizing a female during this year’s Sundance Film Festival — reveal how the 27-year-old party girl, Hardcastle, led her...

Melee in Boston's Theater District Leaves 7 Injured

Authorities say seven people have been injured in an apparent fight in Boston's Theater District, the AP reports. The Boston Globe reports that Bernard O'Rourke, police superintendent of the bureau of field services, said officers responded to a report of a fight about 2:15am Sunday in the district, where...

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