As Abel Acosta remains at large, Garland residents are coming together to mourn his victims. The owner of the Texaco Taqueria where the shooting happened is collecting funds to help their families.
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- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The creature was found after a Crime Stoppers tip.
- Biloxi Sun Herald
Exclusive: The suspect, who was arrested days earlier on an unrelated aggravated assault charge in Hancock County, dropped the domestic violence victim off at a Coast hospital under guise of finding her help, records say. Here’s more.
- Macon Telegraph
The driver was run off the road minutes later by pursuing deputies.
- The News-Press
A cell phone video shows Floyd L. Wallace Jr. of Omaha, Nebraska, walking in front of a Cape Coral Fire Station carrying a black, zippered case.
- Tacoma News Tribune
The 12-year-old girl was waiting at a bus stop when the woman approached, police said.
- WABC – NY
Police in New Jersey are investigating a disturbing crime in New Jersey in which a 90-year-old women was beaten in her home.
- The Herald-Times
Victim tells police she was reluctant to report the incident, but friends convinced her that she should.
“I knew he was a real scammer. I just knew he wasn’t going to scam me."
- Yahoo Entertainment
Even Pat Sajak was surprised by the first thing the contestant asked for following the celebratory confetti.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
We need to back the blue. But why wasn’t the police officer fired? [Opinion]
- Harper's Bazaar
She was commemorating a major milestone for the text-based crisis support line, which she launched with William, Harry, and Meghan two and a half years ago.
- Good Morning America
Former cop's plan to testify could throw wrench into federal trial over George Floyd's death: Experts
One of the three former police officers being tried on federal charges stemming from George Floyd's death plans to testify in his own defense, but legal experts said the decision announced this week by Thomas Lane's attorney is fraught with risk and might pressure the other defendants to do the same. Lane's lawyer, Earl Gray, said during his opening statement Monday in U.S. District Court in St. Paul, Minnesota, that the 38-year-old former Minneapolis police officer plans to take the witness stand in the high-profile case. If Lane testifies, he will be the first former police officer involved in the 2020 fatal arrest to publicly speak of his role in the incident.
Malia Obama Makes a Sweatshirt Look So Chic in This New Peek at the 23-Year-Old Former First Daughter
It was only a matter of time before former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama’s eldest daughter, Malia Obama, began to seriously make herself known as a burgeoning fashion icon. The 23-year-old hasn’t been spotted out much since she and her family left the White House — after 8 years in the […]
Zachary Taylor Blood was busted smuggling two men from Mexico after Border Patrol agents noticed a U.S. flag carelessly taped to the coffin.
- The Hill
A Black corrections officer is suing Walmart after he says he was racially profiled at one of its stores in Georgia. David Conners, a Clayton County corrections officer, was stopped and handcuffed by a Fayetteville police officer while he was shopping for home decor. Employees believed Conners was someone with the last name Wright who had repeatedly stolen electronics from the store, according to ABC News. "He's just in the store, minding his...
- The Tennessean
A man has been arrested after Robertson County Deputy Savanna Puckett was found shot and dead inside her burning home Sunday, officials said.
A man from North Carolina, Jake Ross, was sentenced to 55 years in prison for paying a mother in the Philippines to sexually abuse her children over livestream. The 47-year-old man from McDowell County received the longest sentence ever given in a child pornography case by the federal courts in the Asheville division of the Western District of North Carolina, reported the Charlotte Observer. The Chief U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger also added a lifetime of court supervision if Ross were to outlive his sentence.
- Associated Press
State Sen. Lauren Book often has told the story about how she was sexually abused by her nanny for six years when she was a child. “Truth be told, if it weren’t for my children, I would have ended my life,” she said.
- Associated Press
A Delaware lawmaker who came under fire last year for using a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers was arrested on shoplifting charges Tuesday, just days after announcing that he was resigning for health reasons. Newark police said a warrant was issued Tuesday for Rep. Gerald Brady’s arrest on two counts of shoplifting, and that Brady, 65, turned himself in a few hours later. House Democrats announced last Friday that Brady was resigning effective Feb. 4, but they did not disclose that he was under criminal investigation.
- Miami Herald
Theresa Gutierrez, youngest of five sisters, devoted Harry Potter fan and aspiring college graduate, was returning home from running an errand in January 2020 when the driver of a stolen Mercedes-Benz, fleeing from police, ran a red light at an intersection in Opa-locka and struck her car.