The jury in the case of Michael Close found him guilty of first-degree murder Thursday afternoon. He admitted to killing Isabella Thallas in 2020 but pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
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Crissie Schofield said she fell in love with Leo Schofield about eight months into researching his case and has advocated for his freedom. The two later married and adopted a child Ashley.
There is a large police presence at Kennywood in West Mifflin.
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A man charged in the assault of a flight attendant on an American Airlines plane had to be restrained by fellow passengers and cuffed to a seat
Alexander Tung Cuu Le was arrested and later charged following the incident on a flight from Mexico to Los Angeles on Wednesday.
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A jury convicted a QAnon believer who chased down Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman on Jan. 6, 2021, finding the defendant guilty on all charges against him.
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Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationTennessee toddler Evelyn Boswell, the 15-month-old girl whose weeks-long disappearance in 2020 ended in heartbreak after her remains were found on family-owned property, was suffocated by a blanket and aluminum foil, a forensic pathologist testified.The revelation was made Friday at a hearing to discuss which photos can be used as evidence in the trial against Boswell’s mother, Megan, who is accused of murdering her daughter and going to great lengths to cover it
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A manhunt is underway for a gunman who shot three people at an amusement park in Pennsylvania on Saturday, police said. Three people including a juvenile
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Cops chased dead ends for 40 years in a California teen's cold case. Then a suspect's relative emerged.
The 1982 rape and killing of 15-year-old Karen Stitt had frustrated California cops for decades before a suspect's relative and DNA led to an arrest.
The main perpetrator involved in the brutal assault on four women at a restaurant in Tangshan, China, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison. On Friday, the Guangyang District People’s Court in Langfang, Hebei province, determined Chen Jizhi, 41, to be the ringleader of a gang that has conducted criminal activities since 2012. Chen and four other men were caught on camera violently beating four women at a barbecue restaurant in Tangshan on June 10 after one of the woman rejected his sexual proposal.
He was subdued by passengers and crew when he fled to the back of the aircraft after the confrontation, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles.
An Oregon rape victim was placed in jail and held on an 'unattainable' amount of bail until she testified against her rapist, lawyer says.
"This was really a last resort balancing the needs of the victim and the needs of the community to have this case resolved," the victim's lawyer, Donald Scales, said according to NBC.
A 62-year-old woman was charged with attempted murder after cutting her boyfriend in the stomach so deep that it “caused his entrails to fall out of his body”, according to court records.
Oakland police and the FBI are investigating a fatal shooting in Oakland Friday afternoon during an attempted robbery of a Brinks truck. Two other people were wounded from gunfire, police say.
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Weeks after Monroe County Fire Rescue’s chief flight nurse was arrested on charges she stole narcotics from the department’s helicopter air-ambulance fleet, a paramedic assigned to the program was arrested, accused of tampering with evidence and official misconduct, according to the county’s sheriff’s office.
A man whom police called a “serial robber” was arrested in McKees Rocks Friday.
A Colorado man who showed up to the Capitol riot wearing a 'Guns don't kill people, Clintons do' shirt and got into a 'tug-of-war' with police received a 30-month prison sentence
Thomas Patrick Hamner "engaged with a tug-of-war" with police "over a bike rack that was being used as a barricade," according to a DOJ release.
A press conference was held Friday with updates after a man was killed, and four people, including two children, were hurt during a murder and attempted suicide in Chesterfield.
3 Stoughton officers had inappropriate relationships with girl who later died by suicide, chief says
Three Stoughton police officers who have since resigned from their roles with the department engaged in inappropriate relationships with a teenage girl who died suicide years later, the town’s chief said Friday.
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The suspect died Thursday according to jail records. The registered sex offender was accused of offering a mother $100,000 for her daughter.
A QAnon supporter who told police to 'go arrest the vice president' at the Capitol riot and then scaled the walls of the Capitol building and chased an officer up a staircase has been convicted for Jan. 6
Days after the riot, Douglas Jensen turned himself in to the Des Moines Police Department because "he thought he was in trouble," investigators said.