An independent investigation of the Baltimore Police Department's defunct and corruption-plagued Gun Trace Task Force culminated Thursday with the release of a 515-page report. Following a two-year investigation that included more than 160 interviews and review of hundreds of thousands of pages of documents, "Anatomy of the Gun Trace Task Force Scandal: Its Origins, Causes and Consequences," examines serious weaknesses that allowed misconduct and makes recommendations to strengthen the department.
Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting
- Raleigh News and Observer
The Sheriff’s Office believes the man was likely trying to steal a car’s catalytic converter when he got pinned under the car.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The creature was found after a Crime Stoppers tip.
Albuquerque police have made a second arrest in a year-old murder that involved a group of armed robbers who used Snapchat to lure at least two victims. Anna Dukes, 18, was arrested by Albuquerque police on Monday for the murder of Elias Otero, 24, on Feb. 11, 2021 as well as the armed robbery and kidnapping of the deceased man's brother Nicholas Otero, 20, the Albuquerque police announced. A warrant for Dukes' arrest and that of the alleged shooter, her boyfriend Adrian Avila, 17, was issued by
According to a 911 dispatcher, the 19 Kids and Counting alum had to land his plane in a field in Tennessee back in October
- The Daily Beast
A middle-age Southern California man is accused of lying in wait outside local schools for children wearing masks—and then following them around so he can cough at them, spit on them, and taunt them for being “stupid” enough to don the face coverings.The man, captured on video wearing a “Your mask makes you look stupid” T-shirt, has allegedly been continuing his anti-mask harassment campaign for a month in suburban La Crescenta, with a string of alleged incidents under his bel
- 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.
- KGO – San Francisco
Newly released crime data shows a disturbing trend in San Francisco. This attempted robbery highlights the issue.
- Associated Press
Oklahoma prepared to execute a man on Thursday for the brutal slayings of two hotel workers during a robbery in 2001. Donald Anthony Grant, 46, is scheduled to receive a lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester. Grant had asked a federal judge to temporarily halt his execution, arguing that he should be reinstated as a plaintiff in a separate lawsuit challenging Oklahoma’s three-drug lethal injection protocol as presenting a risk of unconstitutional pain and suffering.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
When deputies headed to Whitaker's home to arrest him on charges of sexual conduct with a minor in 2020, he fled to the desert with a handgun.
- Macon Telegraph
The driver was run off the road minutes later by pursuing deputies.
- KABC – Los Angeles
The family of an active mother of three who was allegedly refused the COVID-19 vaccine multiple times, is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against Kaiser.
- BuzzFeed News
An Ex-Northwestern Professor Was Sentenced To 53 Years In Prison For Killing His Boyfriend As Part Of A Sexual Fantasy
The murder of Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, a 26-year-old Chicago hairstylist, was “cold-blooded” and an “execution," the judge said.View Entire Post ›
- Hilton Head Island Packet
The filings, called creditor’s claims, may prevent Alex Murdaugh from inheriting the 1,700-acre Moselle property.
- 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.
- WBRE Wilkes-Barre
A Watsontown woman is facing assault charges after she allegedly hit the chief with a broom handle and bit him.
An Australian man has pleaded guilty to abducting a 4-year-old girl, who was missing for 18 days before she was rescued. Terence Darrell Kelly, 36, admitted to the abduction of young Cleo Smith on Monday during a virtual appearance in court in Carnarvon, Australia, the Associated Press reports. He pleaded guilty to a charge of forcibly taking a child aged under 16. Kelly had kidnapped the child in the middle of the night from her family’s tent while they were camping the remote Blowholes Campsit
- Tallahassee Democrat
Audio from body camera footage of a fight between a Tallahassee police officer and a handcuffed man reveals the suspect challenged the officer to a fight.
- Great Falls Tribune
A Great Falls man who referees high school sports was arrested on suspicion of rape after her parents read about the alleged incidents in her diary.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
We need to back the blue. But why wasn’t the police officer fired? [Opinion]
A suspected serial killer accused of slashing at least three victims’ throats in Northern California is gearing up to go to trial. Butte County Superior Court Judge Michael Candela ruled on Tuesday that there was sufficient evidence to proceed to trial for Ryan Scott Blinston, 38, on four new charges, local Action News Now reports. The rural tree trimmer was charged last year with murder, attempted murder and arson. He’s accused of preying on elderly clients of his tree-trimming business in both