Authorities say eight family members - including five children - found dead in a southern Utah home were killed by their father. Officials in the city of Enoch said 42-year-old Michael Haight, 42 took his own life after killing his wife, mother-in-law and the couple’s five children. The children ranged in age from 4 to 17 and included three girls and two boys. The other victims were 40-year-old Tausha Haight and her 78-year-old mother, Gail Earl. Authorities have said they do not believe any other suspects are at large. Enoch is a small town of about 8,000 people located 245 miles south of Salt Lake City and about equally distant from Las Vegas.
- Patriot Ledger
Two children are dead and a baby was flown to a hospital with traumatic injuries after they were discovered inside a Duxbury home Tuesday night.
New details released about 46 arrested in prostitution sting, including Lewisville ISD coach, youth pastor
Dozens of local men – including some community leaders – were arrested recently at hotels in Frisco and Southlake as part of a multi-agency prostitution sting.
- Fox News
A West Virginia man was arrested after he allegedly kidnapped a woman and burned her with a butane torch, according to a criminal complaint.
- CBS News
The remains were found Jan. 17, one week after the search for the missing toddler began.
- Kansas City Star
“The straps were cut in such a way that they would support the weight of the tree stand but would break as soon as additional weight was applied to them, having a trap door effect.”
- Fox News
The Austin Police Department arrested a 25-year-old man for murder following a shooting in East Austin. Longtime customers have come to his defense.
In the double murder trial of Alex Murdaugh, a South Carolina lawyer who is accused of killing his wife and youngest son, prosecutors and defense attorneys laid out their opening statements Wednesday.
- Erie Times News
Pauline Bauer, who owns a restaurant in Kane, McKean County, initially appeared in U.S. District Court in Erie. She claimed law did not apply to her.
- Fox News
The widow and brother of slain Microsoft executive Jared Bridegan gave their first interview to Fox News Digital after learning that a suspect had been arrested for his murder.
- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A former University of Wisconsin football wide receiver was convicted of two counts of first degree homicide Tuesday.
Authorities issued an arrest warrant for a Duxbury mother in connection with the deaths of her two young children who were found unconscious in their home on Tuesday night.
- The State
“Thank You to the great people at the Kershaw County, SC Law Enforcement Center!! HOOOOOOOO!”
- The Daily Beast
News NationThe mother of Idaho murder victim Xana Kernodle said she feels “betrayed” after her lawyer, who had been representing her in court over drug-related charges, was forced to drop her in favor of Bryan Kohberger, the man accused of killing her daughter and three others.In an interview Wednesday with NewsNation anchor Ashleigh Banfield, Cara Kernodle was asked how she reacted upon learning of the change.Kernodle said she only became aware of it through a friend who had seen it online rath
- Associated Press
The FBI and international partners have at least temporarily disrupted the network of a prolific ransomware gang they infiltrated last year, saving victims including hospitals and school districts a potential $130 million in ransom payments, Attorney General Merrick Garland and other U.S. officials announced Thursday. Officials said the targeted syndicate, known as Hive, is among the world's top five ransomware networks and has heavily targeted health care. The FBI quietly accessed its control panel in July and was able to obtain software keys it used with German and other partners to decrypt networks of some 1,300 victims globally, said FBI Director Christopher Wray.
- Kansas City Star
Police on the ground also came under fire after closing in on the source of the laser.
- KSWB - San Diego
Police say raids uncovered fentanyl, heroin, OxyContin, firearms and at least 24 stolen cars. Some of the suspects allegedly have ties to white supremacy groups.
- WSB Cox articles
The State of Emergency will stay in effect until Feb. 9.
The gigantic Packard Auto Plant has been a 3,500,000-square-foot cancer in the heart of Detroit’s Eastside since the brand shuttered the facility in 1956 — two years before the brand would also disappear. After decades of neglect, the looming ruin is finally coming down.
The Virginia teacher who was shot by her 6-year-old student told a loved one that he was armed and that school officials were failing to act, according to a source.
- NBC News
Law enforcement officials in Arizona are finally able to identify a woman found dead in 1971 after community members rallied to help fund crucial DNA testing.