Houston ISD Police Chief Pete Lopez said the officers on his team are well trained but he's worried about the need for even more officers.
And he was almost made into mincemeat…
- Chicago Tribune
7 murder convictions overturned in a single day after prosecutors stop backing group of cases tied to alleged misconduct by disgraced former Chicago police detective
His father died while Nelson Gonzalez was in prison. Alfredo Gonzalez couldn’t go to his daughter’s wedding. And Marilyn Mulero missed out on her two children’s childhoods. “It’s been hard — I lost my brother,” Mulero added, her voice breaking. “He was my strength.” These are three of the Chicago families affected by murder convictions tainted by allegations of misconduct by former Chicago ...
- The Daily Beast
Frederick M. Brown/Daily Mail.com via APA traveling Texas nurse is facing multiple murder charges after running a red light and crashing into traffic while allegedly driving 90 mph in Windsor Hills, California.Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced on Monday that Nicole Linton has been charged with six counts of murder and five counts of gross vehicular manslaughter for the multi-car crash, which left six people dead. Linton faces a 90-year prison sentence if convicted.Poli
- Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
The disbarred lawyer blamed the district attorney.
- Associated Press
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Agent Harold Duane Poole was waiting with his semiautomatic service rifle — and an explanation — when deputies arrived at his sprawling wooded property on a warm spring night last year and found a bullet-riddled body near the driveway. A veteran of the DEA’s military-style commando teams, Poole acknowledged he fatally shot a mentally ill neighbor just minutes after calling law enforcement to report the man was trespassing on his land – yet again – “out of his mind" and threatening him with a rock. “I’m going to kill you!” Poole recalled Chase Brewer yelling before he responded by firing eight high-powered rounds, striking the man in the chest, gut and hip.
- The State
The car was turned off with no air conditioning, officials said.
- LA Times
Prosecutors say they are reviewing previous crashes linked to woman charged with six counts of murder and five counts of vehicular manslaughter.
- Miami Herald
A passerby found his body sticking out of the sand.
"The Daily Show" host said he didn't think the story could get any crazier.
- Charlotte Observer
"Police officers cannot be judge, jury and executioner," an attorney for the family of Brandon Combs says.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Jennifer Knight says in a lawsuit that the city is trying to humiliate her into retirement by requiring her to be observed while urinating.
- NBC News
A Minnesota county approved a nearly $1.5 million settlement of a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by eight minority correctional officers who said they
- The Daily Beast
Adelita Website/Tijana PoliceThe parents of a 19-year-old nightclub worker whose throat was slit by a former Rutgers’ basketball player are angry that he was only sentenced to 22 years in prison in Tijuana, Mexico.Logan Kelley, 27, admitted to murdering Isis Atalia Montoya Romero at the Adelita nightclub in February 2021, when he mistook the 19-year-old mother who worked there for someone else. CCTV footage from several angles shows Kelley walking up behind Montoya Romero with a 4-inch clip-blad
- Idaho Statesman
The Boise Police Department said a report has been filed and officers are working with the Boise Fire Department on the investigation.
A Florida man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for the sexual assault killing of his girlfriend’s teenage daughter more than four years ago. Robert Kern Jr., 43, was found guilty by a jury in Volusia County on Monday in the 2018 first-degree murder of his then-girlfriend’s 16-year-old daughter, Justis Marie Garrett, according to CBS affiliate WKMG-TV. He was also convicted and sentenced to an additional concurrent five-year prison term on an evidence tampering charge for attempting to
A man is charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting into his own car after someone jumped inside it at a gas station.
- Miami Herald
A Florida Keys couple who thought a snorkeler went too close to their waterfront home were arrested Sunday after beating the vacationing man with a fishing rod and pole, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.
- Macon Telegraph
The victim and his fiancee had just finished grocery shopping at the Harrison Road store when they were confronted by two gunmen.
Police believe a 16-year-old girl in Northern California who went missing at a party may have been abducted
Kiely Rodni, 16, was last seen at a party near a campground in Truckee, California, early Saturday morning.
Surveillance video inside a vape shop in Las Vegas shows an owner defending himself with a knife from would-be robbers. On Aug. 3, Johnny Nguyen, 22, was captured on film stabbing one of three juveniles who tried to rob his store, the Smokestrom Smoke Shop in the neighborhood of West Sahara in Las Vegas. According to Nguyen, two masked individuals entered his shop while another stood by the door at around 3:25 p.m.on Aug. 3.