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In the Line of Duty: 2013 LEOKA Report Released

2 days agoNews / Crime : FBI News Blog

According to statistics collected by the FBI, 76 law enforcement officers were killed in line-of-duty incidents in 2013. Of these, 27 law enforcement officers died as a result of felonious acts, and 49 officers died in accidents. In addition, 49,851 officers were victims of line-of-duty assaults. Show More Summary

Rewards for Two Fugitives in Multi-Million-Dollar International Cyber Fraud Scheme

2 days agoNews / Crime : FBI News Blog

Rewards are being offered for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Romanian fugitive Nicolae Popescu, the leader of an international organized crime syndicate that ran a multi-million-dollar cyber fraud scheme, and Dumitru Daniel Bosogioiu, another Romanian fugitive charged with participating in the scheme.

Kansas Woman Dies One Week After Being Raped, Set On Fire

WICHITA, KS — Laticia Davis, the 36-year-old woman who was found in a park after having been raped and set on fire, has died. On Nov 14, firefighters responding to a fire at Fairmount Park found Davis suffering from severe burns on more than half of her body and cuts on her head. Show More Summary

Mich. teen who faked own abduction is sentenced

2 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Female, 18, lied that she was abducted by a man with a gun who she noticed lying in a ditch

Navy Yard gunman's sister on opportunities missed

2 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

In her first TV interview, Aaron Alexis' sister says her family had concerns for years, and urges other families dealing with mental illness to get help

Becca Campbell Accidentaly Killed Herself With Gun She Just Purchased

STLOUIS, MO – Police say 26-year-old Becca Campbell may have accidentally shot herself in the head with a gun she just purchased to prepare for possible Ferguson-related trouble. It happened on Friday night as Campbell was riding in a car driven by her 33-year-old boyfriend. Show More Summary

'Pregnant Man' Charged With Stalking Wife

The life of Thomas Beatie has taken another strange turn: He was arrested late last week and charged with stalking his estranged wife, using a GPS device attached to her car, KPHO reports. Cops say the device was found when an Arizona Department of Public Safety helped the transgender man's...

Cleveland Boy's Dad: Why Didn't Police Tase Him?

The father of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy shot dead after brandishing a BB gun wants to know why police had to use deadly force on his son. He tells the Cleveland Plain Dealer that Tamir Rice was a "respectful" young man and he is shocked by accounts that he failed...

Man in cop ambush harbored resentment of government

2 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Authorities said the Florida man who fatally shot one officer and wounded another had threatened law enforcement in the past

Cosby Rape Accusers: Here's What Happened, in Detail

Details of alleged sexual assaults by Bill Cosby just keep on coming. Today five women describe his purported attacks in blood-curdling detail to the Washington Post, some saying they were drugged before the encounter and others claiming they screamed, tried fighting him off, or told him he would have to...

Aging Mom Admits, 'I Killed That Baby'

A 77-year-old Michigan mom has confessed to killing her baby boy 53 years ago, prompting a murder investigation and raising eyebrows about other deaths in the family, the Battle Creek Enquirer reports. Janice Summerfield, 77, apparently confessed to her daughter and a police detective before telling a reporter that she...

Cleveland Boy With Toy Gun Shot by Cop, Dies

A 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a replica gun died today after he was shot by a Cleveland police officer responding to a 911 call about a person waving a gun in a park. Deputy Chief Ed Tomba said the officer fired twice after the boy pulled...

Cleveland boy, 12, shot and killed by police over fake gun

2 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Police say kid was on playground with Airsoft replica gun that had orange safety indicator removed; officers placed on leave

Naked Guy Falls Through Airport Bathroom Ceiling

A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport yesterday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being arrested, state police said. Cameron Shenk, 26, of Boston, was charged with...

Ferguson makes final preparations for grand jury decision

3 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

As sources tell CBS News when to expect indictment decision on white cop who shot unarmed black teen, Missouri officials ready for the worst

Update: Jeff Vern Jensen murder Stephan Sutton and Chaelisa Nielsen pled guilty, sentencing will be Jan. 13, 2015

Jeff Vern Jensen Jeff Vern Jensen murder 11/23/2012 Payson, UT Stephan Sutton and Chaelisa Nielsen arrested for his murder Alleged murderer tried to rob victim for Christmas money Provo murder case put on hold for forensic testing Couple enters guilty pleas in 2012 murder Couple admits murdering man in attempt to rob him for Christmas […]

Psycho For Love: Tommy Kane killed his wife, Tamara Shaikh; Sentenced to 18 years in prison, ordered to pay $590,000 to his children for killing their mother

Kane pleads guilty to manslaughter Ex-NFL star Tommy Kane sentenced 18 years Ex-Seahawk Kane gets 18-year sentence Football star Kane’s family compensated after wife’s murder Kane ordered to pay $590,000 to children Movies/Documentaries Fatal Vows: Big League Murder Tommy Kane

?Police: Pregnant woman, 3 others fatally shot in Cleveland

3 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Police chief: "There's somebody out there who knows a lot more than we know and we need that information"

Gang-Rape Report Shuts Down UVa Frats Until January

A Rolling Stone report on an alleged gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity has prompted the school's president to suspend all frats until the spring semester. In an open letter to students and staff today, president Teresa Sullivan calls for "the collective strength of the members of our...

Arrest in Murder of Woman Who Led Double Life

Seven years ago, a western Colorado woman who lived a secret life as an escort went missing; her remains were discovered in 2012. Now, police have finally arrested a man accused of Paige Birgfeld's murder. Authorities say Lester Jones, 63, was a client of Birgfeld, the AP reports. He allegedly...

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