Another person has died in the custody of the Department of Corrections, this time at the Vernon C. Bain Jail Center in the Bronx. This comes as calls for reform, especially on Rikers Island, get even louder; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
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A New York Police Department (NYPD) officer caught in a deadly love triangle has been charged with murder after allegedly killing her ex-girlfriend’s new lover on Wednesday. What happened: Yvonne Wu, 31, who works at the 72nd Precinct in Sunset Park, allegedly broke into the Bensonhurst home of her ex-girlfriend, Jenny Li, before shooting her and her new lover, Jamie Liang. Li, 23, reportedly arrived home with Liang, 24, around 5 p.m. Wu, who was off-duty at the time, allegedly broke into the residence at 19th Avenue and 79th Street through an unlocked back door.
- Kansas City Star
“None of that makes sense and it’s not right. This kid should not walk away free,” a relative of one of the victims said.
- Washington Examiner
LONG BEACH, California — Crane operators who belong to a powerful union and earn up to $250,000 a year transferring containers from ships to trucks are worsening the supply chain crisis that threatens Christmas by goofing off on the job, frustrated truckers told the Washington Examiner.
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The victim, a mother of two children, was a popular vlogger known for her upbeat posts on rural life.
"As a child, you practiced hiding in your attic for when the rapist comes back, because you’ve always been sure he would come back. He said so."
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‘Shut Your Mouth, Boy’: Philly Cop Placed on Administrative Leave After Year Old Video Goes Viral, Exposing Officer Taunting Young Black Man
A Philadelphia police officer has been placed on administrative duty and an investigation has been launched after a video, that has since gone viral, resurfaced […]
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Off-duty NYPD cop shoots her girlfriend and another woman after finding them in bed, killing one of them, sources say
NEW YORK — An off-duty police officer, enraged at finding her girlfriend and another woman in bed together, shot them both Wednesday — killing the new woman in the relationship and wounding the girlfriend, police sources said. The officer, Yvonne Wu, 31, who is assigned to the 72nd Precinct in Brooklyn, opened fire on the lovers in a home at 19th Avenue near 80th Street in Bensonhurst just ...
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- Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG — In the spring, two mothers were shot and killed within a week of each other. Soon after the first murder on March 30 of K’Mia Simmons, St. Petersburg police arrested Tyron Jackasal, 21. But the second murder of Emily Grot on April 4 remained unsolved — until Wednesday. Once again, the investigation pointed detectives to Jackasal, according to arrest documents. He now faces a ...
- Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
They were hanging out at Winner Gas, as they did most nights, when the bullets started flying. Police said the group were outside the gas station late last Tuesday and scrambled for cover. Four people were injured when the gunman leaned out of a passing SUV and sprayed the area with what sounded like an automatic weapon — a theory confirmed by witness testimonies and the ShotSpotter. The ...
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Detectives with the Ada County Sheriff's Office (ACSO) identified four teenagers who they say are responsible for starting a grass fire with fireworks last week.
A man in India has been handed a double life sentence for murdering his wife with an unorthodox weapon: a highly venomous cobra.
Critics pointed out major flaws with the conspiracy theory-endorsing Colorado Republican's reaction.
An NYPD officer is facing murder charges after allegedly shooting her ex-girlfriend and her ex-girlfriend's new lover; CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
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When a Wyoming coroner announced Tuesday that Gabby Petito, the 22-year-old travel blogger whose remains were recovered in September in a national park, died by strangulation, experts who study intimate partner violence said they saw a recognizable thread. "Strangulation is not talked about as much, but it is a major risk factor for intimate partner homicide," Kellie Lynch, an associate professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio, told "Good Morning America." "When you're talking about strangulation, that is very typically the cause of death in domestic violence cases," Dan Abrams, ABC News chief legal analyst, said in an interview Wednesday on "GMA." "It is angry.
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Teams are searching a wooded area of Lincoln Thursday afternoon for a missing 5-year-old boy. The boy was walking with a group of friends Thursday afternoon when he disappeared. Police are looking in the area of a nature trail by the Birches School on Bedford Road. State police said an MSP K-9 unit, Air Wing and patrol units were also responding.
Cassidy Gifford and husband Ben Wierda threw a "four-day bash" over the weekend
- Lexington Herald-Leader
After the break-in, the woman died at the hospital and the man’s been charged with murder.
Omar Yacob Bamadhaj, 41, was sentenced to death in February, and a court dismissed his appeal on Tuesday, local news reported.
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A portion of the Capital City Freeway has been shut down in both directions in Sacramento County Friday morning as authorities respond to a person suffering from a mental health crisis. Officials with the California Highway Patrol’s North Sacramento division and Sacramento police are talking to the person, CHP said.