DeLAND, Florida – A man and woman have been arrested in central Florida after police say they stole more than $300 worth of meat from a grocery store.Deputies told The Daytona Beach News-Journal that 48-year-old Doris Rowe and 54-year-old...Show More Summary
Authorities say the officer was hospitalized after being shot, and one person was taken into custody in connection with the incident
New York - An NYPD cop was shot in the head and chest and critically wounded in Queens on Saturday.The anti-crime officer worked out of the 105th Precinct in Queens Village and was on duty when he was hit at around 6:15 p.m. It was not...Show More Summary
Property near the city's downtown area was damaged during protests and owners want to see those responsible punished
After the Baltimore riots, Cleveland's mayor says his city is now preparing for the worst
BOYNTON BEACH, Florida - A South Florida mother faces a charge of child neglect after she abandoned her 1-year-old daughter while she was high on “flakka,” police said.Qushanna Doby, 20, was booked into the main Palm Beach County jail...Show More Summary
University of Toledo issues alert urging people to stay away from student union
All six Baltimore cops charged in Freddie Gray's death have been released after posting bond. Here's a quick look, with info from the Washington Post and the Baltimore Sun : Officer Caesar Goodson Jr: The 45-year-old was driving the van that transported Gray and is the only one to face murder...
It’s no secret that there is always an extreme uptick of sex trafficking at the time and location of major sporting events. Today’s Kentucky Derby is no different as Backpage traffic has increased in the days running up to the Derby. I tend to not post those stories because it should be common sense. However […]
Thanks to this article from KYW Radio in Philadelphia (Come on South Jersey and Philly peeps sing along with Trench…KYW…News Radio…1060) I was introduced to a Facebook app called Friend Verifier. It’s an app that allows you to check your kids’ Facebook friends list for sex offenders. The first thing you’ll need is a Friend […]
Naomi Mondesite Caretaker Is Accused of Killing Queens Toddler in a Scalding Bath Queens baby dies from severe burns after hot bath, nurse charged with murder N.Y. nurse accused of murder allegedly burned baby in scalding bath Nurse arrested in scalding death of 23-month-old girl Nurse Charged With Murder After Baby Girl Burned Over Half […]
Recently Avail Vapor opened a new store not too far from where I live so I stopped in yesterday to see what they had in store. I had a very pleasant experience in their store. The store was immaculate and the tasting stations were clean and functioned flawlessly. The staff was friendly and helpful and […]
More than three decades after being found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1981 shooting of President Ronald Reagan, John W. Hinckley, Jr., appears to be nearing release from a government psychiatric hospital.Read full articl...
Florida – Two Florida teens are facing first-degree murder and robbery charges after allegedly beating their neighbor to death and then leaving his body to rot in his hot tub.Bryan Robinson and Tyzick Wall (picture) were collared Tuesday...Show More Summary
If you’re reading through the stories here at Sword and Scale then you’re probably getting your true crime fix, same as if you were reading a true crime book or watching a movie based on a real criminal and their crimes. Speaking of crime, criminals and Hollywood’s portrayal thereof, let’s take a shining example of […]
You may have heard of people who claim to be psychics involved in murder cases, but this week's #48Hours has an unexpected twist
Mila Dago, then 22, was enmeshed in a bitter breakup on Aug. 14, 2013. As she and her friends were out drinking in Miami, she sent her boyfriend more than 60 angry text messages, police say. The last of those messages read "Driving drunk woo," "I'll be dead thanks to...
The history of American criminal investigaton does not begin with thinking detectives inspired by the fictitious Sherlock Holmes, but with a police detective who achieved fame and success by acquiring confessions through rubber hose brutality referred to as the "third degree." Although Thomas J. Show More Summary
Thanks to the outstanding Trove digitized records of Australian newspapers, we have this item from the Advertiser (Adelaide) published May 4, 1910, concerning an affair from two days previous on the other side of the globe. The death penalty was barely in use in Switzerland at this point; Muff’s execution would be the fifth-last for […]
Authorities nabbed a suspect for a two-decades-old West Village rape after his DNA profile was entered into a Florida database earlier this year and matched the victim’s rape kit, Manhattan...