Three white men convicted of murder for chasing and killing Ahmaud Arbery were sentenced to life in prison Friday. The judge denied any chance of parole for the father and son who armed themselves and initiated the pursuit. (Jan. 7)
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Police say they expect more arrests in what the victim's family claim was a revenge attack over a spurned lover who took his own life.
Fox News' Tomi Lahren told officers at a policing conference that prominent police killings could have been avoided if people 'would just comply'
A Washington Post investigation found that Lahren's comments were consistent with those made by several other prominent police conference speakers.
- The Daily Beast
Twitter/WSM4Nine police officers in Tennessee opened fire on a 37-year-old man on Thursday afternoon after a confrontation on an interstate highway in Nashville. The man, who police said had been sitting on a guardrail on the busy roadway, died.The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation identified the victim late Thursday as Landon Eastep. Samantha McGill-Barge, Eastep’s sister-in-law, told The Daily Beast she was baffled that he was on the highway Thursday.“I wasn’t aware there was anything wrong,”
- The Daily Beast
Chesapeake PoliceA Virginia cop and his wife are both facing criminal charges after she secretly recorded him to prove he was having an affair—and accidentally captured what might be key information in a felony trial.Sharon Maddox, 41, admitted in a bond hearing Wednesday to bugging her husband, Chesapeake Police officer Sean Maddox, after she became concerned he was cheating on her last April. She told local news outlet 10 On Your Side that she surreptitiously placed a recording device in his s
- Biloxi Sun Herald
A Long Beach man kept an oxygen tank on hand to revive his common-law wife when she would pass out after beatings, an investigator said. It didn’t work on January 9. Here’s more exclusive, new details from the courtroom.
- NY Daily News
More than five years after a North Carolina mother and her then-1-year-old daughter vanished, they were found safe just 20 miles away from home. Amber Renaye Weber, then 21, and daughter Miracle Smith were found at a home in Bunnlevel, N.C., Tuesday, the U.S. Marshals announced. Weber and Smith were last seen on Dec. 4, 2016, in Fayetteville and reported missing several weeks later on Jan. 31. ...
Dozens of officials were part of what has been called the worst corruption case in US navy history.
- State College Centre Daily Times
The man followed the woman to her home, and her brother was also a victim in the gunfire, cops say.
- Miami Herald
A SWAT team interrupted a sleepy Key West neighborhood on Thursday.
- Detroit Free Press
A Highand Park detective with a storied past is now facing decades in prison for dealing fentanyl-laced heroin.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Kyle Rittenhouse's AR-15-style rifle is headed for a crushing machine, and he'll get nearly $1 million of his crowd-funded bail.
A Syracuse, New York woman will spend much — if not all — of the rest of her life in prison after pleading to the murder-by-torture of an elderly woman and then living in the apartment with her victim's body. Victoria Afet, 23, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to the murder and robbery of Concetta "Connie" Tuori, 93, on Feb. 26, 2021 and the concealment of her body as part of an agreement with prosecutors to drop the more serious murder-by-torture charges and its mandatory life sentence, according to
- The Commercial Appeal
A Memphis man is alleging a police dog bit him and officers tackled him without probable cause.
- Charlotte Observer
Firefighters rescued and treated the victim after finding him in the trunk of his car near a Rowan County quarry, investigators said.
- Kansas City Star
“I was caught up in President Trump telling everybody that this election got stolen and he had kind of everybody enraged,” Zachary Wilson told the judge.
- Kansas City Star
The passenger said he was having a “bad dream.”
- Miami Herald
A federally licensed gun-shop owner and his employee were charged Friday with making illegal cash sales of unregistered machine guns, silencers and other devices and with failing to do background checks on buyers.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The carjacker took off to another location in the stolen vehicle after being shot by the driver. Both were hospitalized, police said.
- Fresno Bee
The defendant said someone at the scene told her she could leave because the crash was an accident.
- Good Morning America
Almost 30 years after providing testimony that brought the powerful Gambino crime family to its knees, notorious gangster Sammy "The Bull" Gravano said he still has his regrets. Despite a dramatic betrayal that turned Gravano against "the family" and brought down powerful Gambino boss John Gotti for good, no regret loomed as large as the ones about his real family, said Gravano. "Being a gangster, actually in my life, was a curse," Gravano said, "and it did affect my family."