A Baltimore judge on Monday ordered the release of Adnan Syed after overturning Syed’s conviction for the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee - - a case that was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial,” a true-crime series that transfixed listeners and revolutionized the genre. (Sept. 19)
Highly sanctioned Russian oligarch with close ties to Putin indicted for sending flowers, arranging for child to be born in the U.S.
Billionaire aluminum tycoon Oleg Deripaska is also accused of financial subterfuge to obscure U.S. properties and sale of a California recording studio.
- Business Insider
A Jan. 6 defendant said he's 'already felt the impact' of his actions after losing his wife, job, and access to guns
An attorney for Jerry Ryals listed the losses in a Friday sentencing memo requesting no jail time for his client.
- Kansas City Star
U.S. District Judge Florence Y. Pan sentenced the Springfield women Friday, one to a halfway house and the other to jail.
- Macon Telegraph
Authorities also said the woman’s pants were “ripped in the groin area.”
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The attempted robber died at the scene, police said.
- The Tennessean
Alex Friedmann faces between 25 and 40 years in a Tennessee prison for hiding three guns and numerous blades in the downtown detention facility walls.
The family of the man killed outside of his home in Carmichael is speaking out. 74-year-old James Raleigh was attacked by a homeless man throwing rocks at his home Wednesday evening. When Raleigh went to investigate the noise, 54-year-old Darin Chastain attacked him. Neighbors called the police, and Chastain was arrested soon after. Raleigh was transported to the hospital, where he later died.
- Wichita Eagle
It started with the suspect intentionally ramming the family’s vehicle and then getting out with nunchucks and a knife, police said.
- Associated Press
Officials have disclosed the identities of five people killed in a Central Texas neighborhood, as well as the suspect in the slayings. The Texas Department of Public Safety said Friday that Nicolas Jaimes-Hernandez, 35, of Mexico, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The DPS identified them as Monica Delgado, 38, Miguel Avila, 15, and Natallie Avila, 14, along with next-door neighbors Lorena Aviles, 47, and her daughter, Natalie Aviles, 20.
- Merced Sun-Star
Susan Russo, nicknamed the “Black Widow” killer, died at Central California Women’s Facility in Chowchilla. She was convicted in the 1994 murder of her husband, who was a U.S. Navy officer.
- Idaho Statesman
“The subject was concerned that she was cliffed out and might not be adequately equipped to stay the night,” deputies said.
- CBS News
Odd crime scene raises odd question in the deaths of millionaire mom Pam Hargan and daughter Helen.
The Boston Police are turning to the public for help in locating the suspect of a sexual assault that occurred in a South Boston neighborhood last week.
- The Daily Beast
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentWhen Southern Desert Correctional Center officers arrived at Porfirio Duarte-Herrera’s cell on Tuesday morning, they expected to see the 42-year-old prisoner for his scheduled morning count.Instead, according to authorities and local media reports, they found a dummy, possibly made out of cardboard, in his place—and learned they were days behind a convicted bomber on the lam.On Thursday morning, after five days on the run and a $30,000 reward, Las Vegas Me
- The Metrowest Daily News
"I was afraid to answer the front door or get the mail. I was afraid to go for a walk," Natick resident Ina Steiner shared with the court.
A man was arrested for firing several rifle shots, killing a woman on a balcony, and hitting several apartments.
- NY Daily News
Brooklyn man caught on video stalking ex before shooting her dead in Union Square after she left IHOP night shift: Manhattan DA
Surveillance video captured every step of a Brooklyn man who cold-bloodedly shot dead his ex after she left her job at a Union Square restaurant, prosecutors said Thursday. Clarkson Wilson, 44, of Brownsville, pleaded not guilty to an indictment on murder and weapons possession charges in the slaying of Imani Armstrong near the IHOP restaurant at an arraignment hearing in Manhattan Supreme ...
- Associated Press
Tennessee’s high court on Thursday vacated a ruling that required police to publicly release their investigation of country singer Naomi Judd’s death. The state Supreme Court did not rule on whether the records can be released, but sent the case back to the lower court for another hearing. Judd's family filed a petition in Williamson County Chancery Court in August, saying the police records contain video and audio interviews with relatives in the immediate aftermath of Judd’s death.
- National Review
Shannon Brandt, who was accused of fatally hitting a teenager with an SUV after calling him a “Republican extremist” was charged with murder on Friday.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Gaige Grosskreutz, the man who survived being shot by Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha, wants to change his legal name
Gaige Grosskreutz's secret name change petition was reported by a conservative news outlet, prompting his call for a leak investigation in Milwaukee County.