“Every murder is absolutely terrible. I will never take that away, but what happened to 22-year-old Liese Dodd ... is beyond reprehensible."
- Associated Press
Three law enforcement officers were killed and five wounded in eastern Kentucky when a man with a rifle opened fire on police attempting to serve a warrant, authorities said. Police took 49-year-old Lance Storz into custody late Thursday night after an hourslong standoff at a home in Allen, a small town in the hills of Appalachia. The responding officers encountered “pure hell” when they arrived on the scene, Floyd County Sheriff John Hunt told reporters Friday afternoon.
- The Daily Beast
Anderson County Sheriff's OfficeA 28-year-old Texas man accused of orchestrating the horrific smuggling operation that killed 53 migrants this week frantically texted the driver when the truck went off the radar and later admitted to a confidential informant he had no idea the air conditioning had failed in the sweltering big rig, the feds say.Christian Martinez, 28, was arrested Tuesday on a trafficking charge involving death that could result in life in prison or the death penalty after migran
One of the two suspects accused of stabbing a woman hundreds of times during a Maine robbery gone wrong has allegedly said that the victim “put up a good fight.” Kimberly Neptune, 43, was found murdered in her home in Perry — 100 miles east of Bangor on the Canadian border — on April 21, the Maine State Police said previously in a press release. She was found by her brother after being stabbed 484 times, Fox 23 reports, including in her legs, stomach, neck and head, according to an autopsy repor
A woman was arrested after stealing her mother’s car and then selling the vehicle for just $500, according to the Covington Police Department. When she returned to her home on Cottonwood Place in Covington, her 2006 Chevrolet Monte Carlo was missing. A little more than a month later, on April 24, Covington Police said a woman was pulled over driving the stolen Monte Carlo in Memphis at the intersection of North McLean and Poplar Avenue.
A man and woman were arrested for creating over 230 fake drive-out tags for a profit.
- Associated Press
A judge has issued a restraining order against Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin, police said Saturday. The order was signed Friday, and authorities visited an upscale neighborhood in the north coastal town of Dorado where the singer lives to try to serve the order, police spokesman Axel Valencia told The Associated Press. “Up until now, police haven’t been able to find him,” Valencia said.
- The Telegraph
Two Metropolitan Police officers have been sacked after posting offensive messages in a group chat, including a racist joke about the Duchess of Sussex.
- NBC News
The curious case of the Edwards family involves a dementia-stricken accountant and a police traffic stop that turned up garbage bags full of shredded documents.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The conviction of Timothy Huff for the death of Fort Worth police officer Garrett Hull is the latest example of how the Texas capital murder laws work.
- Macon Telegraph
“Numerous complaints” were filed about the video, deputies say.
- Idaho Statesman
“No matter how bad I wish I could take it all back, the reality is that I can’t.”
- The Times-Reporter
Jared D. McNutt, 19, will spend at least eight years in prison for raping a 12-year-old
- The Hill
A Florida fugitive remains at large one year after the raid of his family’s property.
- WDSU - New Orleans
5 teens arrested in Slidell, accused of shooting, carjacking Uber driver
- Detroit Free Press
Southgate man who spent one hour inside the U.S. Capitol during Jan. 6 attack and smoked pot in Rotunda was convicted.
- WSB Cox articles
Deputies say a police officer saw the shooting and was able to arrest the shooter.
- The Root
The judge set to preside over former Forth Worth police officer Aaron Dean, who shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson in 2019, has been removed from the case, according to CBS News. The defense attorneys claim Judge David Hagerman treated their team with “anger” and “hostility.”
A group of suspects are accused of bounding an elderly couple with belts and holding a 15-month-old at gunpoint during a spree of chaotic California home invasions. Police responded to the first report of a home invasion in San Jose around 4:00 p.m. on May 31, the San Jose Police Department stated in a Thursday press release. “Five to six suspects bound an elderly couple with belts, brandished a handgun and violently assaulted the victims,” the press release alleges. “The suspects stole various
- USA TODAY
The Akron Police Department is expected to provide details of the shooting, including body camera footage, at a news conference Sunday.
- Fox News
Chicago's 4th of July weekend began on Friday with 22 people, including a police officer, shot in less than 24 hours. Four victims were pronounced dead.