The family of a man shot and killed by a Maple Heights police officer following a high-speed chase is calling for greater transparency as the investigation into the officer’s use of force continues.
- Chicago Tribune
R. Kelly’s former goddaughter breaks down at his federal trial in Chicago, telling jury he filmed them having sex while she was a minor
CHICAGO — For the first time after two decades of swirling allegations, R. Kelly’s former goddaughter has taken the stand as a prosecution witness in a case against the disgraced singer. Dressed in a white blazer with her hair in long braids, the woman, now 37 and testifying at Kelly’s federal trial in Chicago under the pseudonym “Jane,” told the jury she had sexual contact with Kelly for the ...
- Chicago Tribune
R. Kelly’s former goddaughter breaks down at his federal trial, telling jury he filmed them having sex while she was a minor
The woman had been testifying for more than four hours Thursday about her clandestine sexual relationship with R&B superstar R. Kelly as an impressionable young teenager when she was asked about one of the central mysteries in the case. Why, after two decades of silence, did she finally decide to come forward and speak out? There was a lengthy, silent pause in the Chicago federal courtroom. ...
A 'flash mob' of looters ransacked California 7-Eleven in a 'street takeover,' police say. Now cops want to stop the crime tactic from becoming a new trend.
"'Flash mobs' have turned from fun spontaneous events to opportunistic criminal occurrences," the LAPD said.
A video of a man fighting with a teen in Valencia has gone viral and the LA County Sheriff Santa Clarita Valley Station is investigating.
- USA TODAY
Frederick Woods, now 70, was 24 when he and two other men kidnapped 26 school children and their bus driver in Northern California and buried them.
- Associated Press
A Connecticut man was sentenced Thursday to 65 years in prison for the 2015 killing of his wife, who prosecutors say was wearing a Fitbit exercise activity tracker with data that contradicted his statements to police. Richard Dabate, 46, of Ellington, was convicted by a jury in May of murder and other charges. The fatal shooting of Connie Dabate, 39, at the couple's home two days before Christmas in 2015 while their two young sons were in school drew national attention, with the unusual Fitbit evidence and details of Richard Dabate's affair with a woman who was pregnant at the time of the killing and later gave birth to their child.
- Associated Press Videos
Los Angeles police are asking for the public's help in identifying suspects who ransacked a 7-Eleven and threw merchandise at the store's clerk after motorists staged a street takeover outside earlier this week. (Aug. 19)
- The Hill
The Thursday guilty plea of former Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg is the latest and largest development in New York officials’ multiyear investigation into the company headed by the former president. Weisselberg pleaded guilty to 15 counts related to tax fraud and will serve five months in prison followed by five years of…
- WJW - Cleveland
A couple was arrested and charged with public indecency after police say they engaged in a sexual act on the Giant Wheel ride at Cedar Point.
This one may not help the former president's case.
- Miami Herald
Pouring powder analyzed as alprazolam (brand name: Xanax) and zolpidem (brand name: Ambien) in a woman’s drink at a Boca Raton restaurant’s bar cost a Palm Beach County neurologist his medical license this week.
An argument while a family shopped turned into gunfire, according to the Memphis Police Department (MPD).
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
GOP leaders lost their minds when Mar-a-Lago was searched by federal authorities. The selective outrage shows their rhetoric is political opportunism.
- WSB Cox articles
The brewery is owned by hip-hop group Nappy Roots, but police have not confirmed if the victim was one the group's members.
- Idaho Statesman
“It doesn’t matter what I say today, it’s not going to bring Luis back,” the victim’s father said in court Wednesday.
- The Florida Times-Union
The release of officer bodycam video from the last minute of a July 22 police chase and shootout shows officers firing at the crashed suspect's car.
- Fox News
A Texas man is facing charges for headbutting his father-in-law in a Fort Worth bar after an argument became heated.
- WLS – Chicago
Wilmette police arrested three people just minutes after they allegedly committed an armed robbery.
BREAKING: Three men have been indicted in connection with the death of notorious Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger in federal prison.
Hundreds of guns seized, more than 500 people arrested following Phoenix PD's gun crime crackdown launch
A month following Phoenix Police's launch of "Operation Gun Crime Crackdown," hundreds of guns have been taken off the streets, and more than 500 people have been arrested.