Tyler and Sarah Schmidt and daughter Lulu were at Maquoketa Caves State Park on Friday when they were shot, officials said; the suspected shooter was found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. “Just really unthinkable emotions,” the mayor said.
- 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. ...
- Miami Herald
“Yesterday my world ended.”
A video of a man fighting with a teen in Valencia has gone viral and the LA County Sheriff Santa Clarita Valley Station is investigating.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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…
- 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.
- 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.
- Miami Herald
Pouring powder analyzed as alprazolam (brand name: Xanax) and zolpidem (brand name: Ambien) in a woman’s drink at a Boca Raton restaurant’s bar cost a Palm Beach County neurologist his medical license this week.
- 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.
- The St. Augustine Record
The body of Tristyn Bailey, 13, a seventh-grader at Patriot Oaks Academy in Saint Johns, was discovered Sunday, May 9, 2021.
A man and woman were arrested at Cedar Point after four witnesses told police they saw the couple engaged in sexual intercourse while on one of the amusement park’s rides on Sunday.
- 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.
- Kansas City Star
The Oklahoma mom said she was only inside the Walmart for five minutes, but police said footage revealed she was shopping for at least a half hour.
- Modesto Bee
Fred Woods was considered the mastermind behind the 1976 kidnapping of 26 children and a driver.
BREAKING: Three men have been indicted in connection with the death of notorious Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger in federal prison.
- Consequence of Sound
A wiretap that allegedly contains the 81-year-old Spanish tenor's voice was obtained by authorities. Plácido Domingo Linked to Alleged Sex Trafficking Ring in Argentina Eddie Fu
- The Florida Times-Union
The release of officer bodycam video from the last minute of a July 22 police chase and shootout shows officers firing at the crashed suspect's car.
To battle South Korea’s spy cam epidemic, one YouTuber takes matters into his own hands by catching men who film women illegally. Once the YouTuber, who runs a channel called “Jail Leader - A Channel for Educating Spy Cam Criminals,” spots a man taking illegal photos and videos of women in public spaces, he chases them down and stays with them until the authorities arrive. A Korean YouTuber who busts spycam perverts on Seoul's streets and hands them to police is being hailed a "hero" online.