Los Angeles saw spikes in select categories of crime in 2021, most notably a nearly 12% year-over-year climb in homicides, but the mayor and police chief said redeployments of officers and a focus on getting guns off the streets are preventing the numbers from soaring much higher.
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- CBS News
Brianna Kupfer was found dead on the floor of the store minutes after she had sent an ominous text message to a friend, police said.
- Atlanta Black Star
‘Disgusting’: Newly Released Video Captures Florida Officer Grabbing a Female Subordinate by the Throat After She Pulled Him Away from Suspect He Was Confronting
A South Florida police sergeant has been taken off the street after a video of him choking a fellow officer emerged last week. Sgt. Christopher […]
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a nationwide alert on Maura Murray, a college student who went missing in 2004, indicating that her disappearance is now connected to their program that tracks violent serial offenders. On Sunday, Murray’s sister Julie Murarry tweeted an image of the alert stating, “As we approach the 18th anniversary of Maura’s disappearance, LE [law enforcement] notified my family they were releasing an FBI ViCAP profile.” ViCAP, an acronym for the FBI's Violent C
The family of Otto Warmbier, an American student who was detained in North Korea for 17 months and died in 2017 shortly after being returned to the U.S. in a coma, was awarded more than $240,000 in seized assets from Pyongyang, a New York federal court ruled.Why it matters: The payment is part of a $500 million wrongful death lawsuit, in which Warmbier's family alleged that North Korea took him hostage, tortured him and was responsible for his death.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios
- Macon Telegraph
“It is both frightening and disgusting to see the degree to which these individuals have been taken advantage of.”
- KTVX Salt Lake City
John Everett Booth walked away from his family in 1970 and never turned back. In October 2021, the puzzle about his disappearance started to take shape.
Two siblings have pleaded guilty in the killing of 19-year-old Frank McAlister 30 years after his skeletal remains were found by hikers in Shingletown, California, allowing authorities to close the decades-old cold case. McAlister was reported missing by his then-girlfriend on May 7, 1993. She told authorities that he was driving her car, which was also missing, according to KRCR, a television station in Redding. Police said the car was later found at a Costco parking lot with what appeared a su
Man pleads guilty to exploiting a worker who lived in a garden shed for 40 years with no light or heating, UK authority says
Officers investigating Peter Swailes, 56, said his dog had better living quarters than the vulnerable worker who lived on his property.
- The Daily Beast
via GoFundMeCriminal justice activists have accused Raleigh police of fatally shooting a young dad who was “so confused and disoriented that he didn’t even respond to his wife when she spoke to him” following a highway crash in North Carolina.Daniel Turcios, 43, was shot and killed by officers who responded to a car crash last week involving the beloved husband and father to three boys. Police said they received multiple 911 calls at about 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 11 about a car wreck indicating that a
- The Register-Mail
Galesburg teacher on leave after arrest for sexual assault from when she was in Monmouth-Roseville schools
A District 205 teacher placed on administrative leave will appear in court Feb. 1 after being arrested for criminal sexual assault and sexual abuse.
- The Desert Sun
Desert Sun readers sound off about STRs and the words used to describe what happened at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
- The Commercial Appeal
Young Dolph killing suspects Justin Johnson and Cornelius Smith appear in court for their arraignment in Memphis, Tennessee.
- The Herald-Times
20-year-old facing seven criminal charges in connection with Sunday incident will appear in court Wednesday afternoon.
- Business Insider
Federal prosecutors have now secured the cooperation of two critical witnesses as they close in on Rep. Matt Gaetz.
- CBS News
The woman testified in front of a federal grand jury last week hearing evidence in the Gaetz investigation.
- The New York Times
NEW YORK — The judge was questioning potential jurors for the Ghislaine Maxwell sex-trafficking trial when she asked a 35-year-old Manhattan man, identified as Juror 50, whether he had any doubt about his ability to be fair to both sides. “No,” Juror 50 replied. The judge pressed him: Did he have any reason to think he could not be impartial? Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times “I do not,” replied the man, who ended up as a member of the jury that convicted Maxwell on five
Brother of Texas synagogue hostage-taker said the US should never have let him into the country in the first place
Malik Faisal Akram, a British national, was killed after an hourslong standoff at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas.
The 64-year-old man from Jeju Island, South Korea, poured gasoline over his own head and set himself on fire with a lighter during a dispute with a matchmaking agency's staff.
Someone is eventually going to be killed by these creeps…
- Madame Noire
Court documents say that a teen working on Burger King helped her father set up a robbery at her job that led to another teenage worker's death.