The Polk County Sheriff's Office said a man from Winter Haven is facing a murder charge after he called 911 and confessed to killing his father.
- Chicago Tribune
7 murder convictions overturned in a single day after prosecutors stop backing group of cases tied to alleged misconduct by disgraced former Chicago police detective
His father died while Nelson Gonzalez was in prison. Alfredo Gonzalez couldn’t go to his daughter’s wedding. And Marilyn Mulero missed out on her two children’s childhoods. “It’s been hard — I lost my brother,” Mulero added, her voice breaking. “He was my strength.” These are three of the Chicago families affected by murder convictions tainted by allegations of misconduct by former Chicago ...
- The Daily Beast
- Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
The disbarred lawyer blamed the district attorney.
- The Root
Another day, another Karen. A video has been circulating social media of a white woman calling the police to report a Black man for standing outside his house, according to The Seattle Times. Yes, just standing. The woman accused the man of being a burglar but insisted race had “nothing to do” with her choice to profile him.
- The State
The car was turned off with no air conditioning, officials said.
- LA Times
- Miami Herald
A passerby found his body sticking out of the sand.
"The Daily Show" host said he didn't think the story could get any crazier.
- The Columbus Dispatch
Jennifer Knight says in a lawsuit that the city is trying to humiliate her into retirement by requiring her to be observed while urinating.
Alex Jones' wife said she is 'unaware' and 'upset' her husband sent a nude photo of her to Roger Stone
The nude photo was included in a trove of Alex Jones' texts accidentally sent to lawyers for Sandy Hook parents, the attorney said.
- Charlotte Observer
"Police officers cannot be judge, jury and executioner," an attorney for the family of Brandon Combs says.
- Miami Herald
A Florida Keys couple who thought a snorkeler went too close to their waterfront home were arrested Sunday after beating the vacationing man with a fishing rod and pole, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.
Police believe a 16-year-old girl in Northern California who went missing at a party may have been abducted
Kiely Rodni, 16, was last seen at a party near a campground in Truckee, California, early Saturday morning.
- NBC News
A Minnesota county approved a nearly $1.5 million settlement of a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by eight minority correctional officers who said they
- The Daily Beast
Adelita Website/Tijana PoliceThe parents of a 19-year-old nightclub worker whose throat was slit by a former Rutgers’ basketball player are angry that he was only sentenced to 22 years in prison in Tijuana, Mexico.Logan Kelley, 27, admitted to murdering Isis Atalia Montoya Romero at the Adelita nightclub in February 2021, when he mistook the 19-year-old mother who worked there for someone else. CCTV footage from several angles shows Kelley walking up behind Montoya Romero with a 4-inch clip-blad
- Idaho Statesman
The Boise Police Department said a report has been filed and officers are working with the Boise Fire Department on the investigation.
Surveillance video inside a vape shop in Las Vegas shows an owner defending himself with a knife from would-be robbers. On Aug. 3, Johnny Nguyen, 22, was captured on film stabbing one of three juveniles who tried to rob his store, the Smokestrom Smoke Shop in the neighborhood of West Sahara in Las Vegas. According to Nguyen, two masked individuals entered his shop while another stood by the door at around 3:25 p.m.on Aug. 3.
- Associated Press
The ambush killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, shook the community but inspired a flood of information, including a tip that led to the arrest of a local Muslim man originally from Afghanistan who knew the victims, authorities said. Muhammad Syed, 51, was arrested on Monday after a traffic stop more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) away from his home in Albuquerque. The Muslim community is breathing “an incredible sigh of relief,” said Ahmad Assed, president of the Islamic Center of New Mexico.
Using the latest advances in DNA technology, Sunnyvale cold case investigators announced Tuesday they have arrested a suspect in the September 1982 murder of 15-year-old Palo Alto High student Karen Stitt.