Detroit Police Commander Michael McGinnis provides an update on the shooting death of Jacob Hills, the 18-year-old from Grand Blanc who was found murdered in a basement earlier this week.
- Chicago Tribune
- Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
The man was hospitalized after he was shot by police.
- 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.
Riley Williams, a woman who allegedly stole items from the House speaker, will get an eight-hour break from her house arrest.
- 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.
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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.
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The FBI says the then-19-year-old shot a man in the face at an Atlanta train station.
- Miami Herald
A man in Florida was arrested on drug charges at an RV park after the situation escalated, police say.
- The Root
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- CBS News
An investigator says authorities "are making very good progress with DNA inquiries" as they try to identify the children and bring anyone behind their deaths to justice.
- 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.
- 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.
- NBC News
Trump supporter who flew on private jet to Jan. 6 riot and threw media equipment outside the Capitol pleads guilty
A Texas woman who took a private plane to D.C. ahead of the Jan. 6 riot pleaded guilty to engaging in disruptive or disorderly conduct in a restricted building.
- The Town Talk
Two women have been arrested on animal cruelty charges after videos from a Lena training academy went viral on social media.
- Fox News
A Texas man is facing charges for headbutting his father-in-law in a Fort Worth bar after an argument became heated.