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Fla. police search for woman they say shot 3, including 12-year-old

yesterdayNews / Crime : Crimesider

Authorities say three victims were walking near a park when they were stopped by a car, and a woman demanded their belongings; victims complied, but woman fired several shots

Deadly Wives: Emma Jean Raine killed her husband, Ernest Smith; She is a suspect in at least one of her other husband’s murder (she has had at least 3)

Victims Ernest Smith, 38 [4/15/2006] James Raine (suspect) [2011] Hit man convicted of killing first of three men who died linked to same woman Police arrest woman in 2006 murder-for-hire plot in eastern New Orleans Coast woman, accused of hiring hit man to kill third husband, faces fraud charges Thrice-widowed Mississippi woman on trial in […]

Monsters Among Us: Gerardo Enrique Perez killed Leslie Beus with a hammer and a knife

Leslie “Les” Beus Leslie W. “Les” Beus obituary West Valley man charged in vicious hammer attack Family of victim in coma from hammer attack angry over bail amount WVC man in last month’s hammer, knife attack dies Man injured in hammer attack dies Charge upgraded to murder after victim of Utah hammer attack dies Charge […]

NC Judge Tried to Bribe Deputy With Bud Light

Wayne County Judge Arnold O. Jones II is going to jail for trying to spy on his wife's text messages, the Raleigh News and Observer writes. When he suspected his wife was having an affair, instead of snooping through her phone himself, Jones thought it would be a good idea...

Parents Gone Wild! Antoine and Geneice Petty charged with killing their 3-month-old son, Antoine Flemons, then burying him behind a school

Antoine Flemons Parents Charged in Death of Missing Md. Baby Boy Parents charged with murder of 3-month-old baby boy Infant was punched, left in car for 24 hours before parents buried him, police say Mom, dad arrested in murder of 3-month-old son Couple Charged With Murdering Their Baby Boy in Greenbelt: Police Parents Arrested for […]

1828: Charles French, York printer

2 days agoNews / Crime : Executed Today

On this date in 1828, a young printer’s assistant morally corrupted by the theater went to the gallows at York, Upper Canada (soon to become Toronto, Ontario). After boozing it up at a performance of Tom and Jerry, or, Life in London at Frank’s Hotel, 21-year-old Charles French fell into a drunken row with Edward […]

Cops: Peanut Butter Bandit Hit 'Trump Rally,' Smeared Cars

Disorderly conduct charges are pending against a woman who authorities say smeared peanut butter on 30 vehicles outside a gathering in Amherst, in central Wisconsin, that she mistakenly thought was a Donald Trump rally. WSAW-TV reports that investigators say the Monday night conservation group meeting in Amherst had nothing to...

D.C. police officer charged for DUI while on duty early Sunday

The officer’s impairment was discovered by a supervisor investigating a citizen complaint, police said.

Cyclist killed in collision with vehicle in Prince George’s County

The crash early Sunday happened on Kenilworth Avenue at Highway 50, police said.

Killer Teen Alyssa Bustamante

2 days agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

It’s normal for teenagers to go through an angsty phase, but in the case of Alyssa Bustamante, it was more than just typical teenage angst driving her to kill her

Calif. man gets 1,503 years for raping teen daughter

2 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Case in Fresno stands in stark contrast to recent controversial ruling in Montana where a man raping his daughter was given no prison time

Man Gets 1,503 Years for Raping His Daughter

A 41-year-old California man has been handed a 1,503-year sentence for repeatedly raping his teenage daughter over a period of four years, in a stark departure from headlines about convicted rapists getting slaps on the wrist. Rene Lopez drew the longest known sentence handed down in Fresno Superior Court...

7 Days, 14 Anniversaries

2 days agoNews / Crime : Iowa Cold Cases

Cold case anniversaries are always tough. It doesn’t matter whether it’s the anniversary of a loved one’s unsolved homicide, a birthday he or she would have celebrated, or even the date the body may have been found. The most important lesson I’ve learned in my years writing about cold cases is that it doesn’t matter […]

P.J. Williams and the Florida State University Football Hit-And-Run Cover-Up

At two-forty in the morning of October 5, 2014, in Tallahassee, Florida, Florida State University cornerback P.J. Williams and two passengers in his Buick Century drove into the path of an oncoming Honda CR-V driven by 18-year-old Ian Keith. Show More Summary

Investigative missteps in death ruled suicide?

2 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A Colorado mom died of a single gunshot wound to the head in the early morning hours of Jan. 1, 2012 -- but who pulled the trigger has been the subject of debate

Death After Midnight

2 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A Colorado mom of three shot dead with her own gun -- was it murder or suicide?

Emmett Till marker in Miss. riddled with bullet holes

3 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

This is not the first time the sign was vandalized, but no one has ever been arrested for vandalizing it

1829: Matej Tatarka, outlaw

3 days agoNews / Crime : Executed Today

On this date in 1829, the Slovak outlaw Matej Tatarka was hanged. Tatarka — and most information about this character is in Slovak, as the links in the post will attest — was a brigand whose gang haunted the rugged wilds of the Tatras mountains straddling present-day northern Slovakia and southern Poland. That was in […]

Toddler dies in Spokane fire, his dog huddled at his side

3 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Dog stayed behind in attempt to protect boy, firefighters believe; fire was so intense that it melted the metal on frame of boy's bed

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