Authorities are investigating after a woman was found shot in Sacramento on Friday morning.
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- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The creature was found after a Crime Stoppers tip.
- The Daily Beast
A middle-age Southern California man is accused of lying in wait outside local schools for children wearing masks—and then following them around so he can cough at them, spit on them, and taunt them for being “stupid” enough to don the face coverings.The man, captured on video wearing a “Your mask makes you look stupid” T-shirt, has allegedly been continuing his anti-mask harassment campaign for a month in suburban La Crescenta, with a string of alleged incidents under his bel
- Macon Telegraph
The driver was run off the road minutes later by pursuing deputies.
Two teenage brothers and a third teen in Pharr, Texas have been charged with beating the brothers' stepfather to death for allegedly sexually abusing his nine-year-old daughter — their half-sister. Christian Trevino, 17, is charged with aggravated assault, capital murder and engaging in criminal activity in the Thursday death of Gabriel Quintanilla, 42. Juan Eduardo Melendez, 18, is also charged with capital murder, aggravated assault and engaging in criminal activity in Quintanilla's death. He’
- The News-Press
A cell phone video shows Floyd L. Wallace Jr. of Omaha, Nebraska, walking in front of a Cape Coral Fire Station carrying a black, zippered case.
- LA Times
Guns stolen from rail cars cause concern for the Los Angeles Police Department.
- Tacoma News Tribune
The 12-year-old girl was waiting at a bus stop when the woman approached, police said.
- NBC News
Relatives of Peter Bernardo Spencer, 29, who was found with dead from multiple gunshot wounds on Dec. 12, say he was killed in a modern day lynching.
- LA Times
The charge against the four accused of killing Officer Fernando Arroyos casts a spotlight on Florencia-13.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
We need to back the blue. But why wasn’t the police officer fired? [Opinion]
- Good Morning America
Former cop's plan to testify could throw wrench into federal trial over George Floyd's death: Experts
One of the three former police officers being tried on federal charges stemming from George Floyd's death plans to testify in his own defense, but legal experts said the decision announced this week by Thomas Lane's attorney is fraught with risk and might pressure the other defendants to do the same. Lane's lawyer, Earl Gray, said during his opening statement Monday in U.S. District Court in St. Paul, Minnesota, that the 38-year-old former Minneapolis police officer plans to take the witness stand in the high-profile case. If Lane testifies, he will be the first former police officer involved in the 2020 fatal arrest to publicly speak of his role in the incident.
- The Enterprise
The first thing he said when he found out was it's a great day for himself but it's important to keep the victim's mother in mind, his lawyer said.
The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office provides an update after a deputy was shot during a traffic stop that led to a foot pursuit.
A man from North Carolina, Jake Ross, was sentenced to 55 years in prison for paying a mother in the Philippines to sexually abuse her children over livestream. The 47-year-old man from McDowell County received the longest sentence ever given in a child pornography case by the federal courts in the Asheville division of the Western District of North Carolina, reported the Charlotte Observer. The Chief U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger also added a lifetime of court supervision if Ross were to outlive his sentence.
- The Hill
A Black corrections officer is suing Walmart after he says he was racially profiled at one of its stores in Georgia. David Conners, a Clayton County corrections officer, was stopped and handcuffed by a Fayetteville police officer while he was shopping for home decor. Employees believed Conners was someone with the last name Wright who had repeatedly stolen electronics from the store, according to ABC News. "He's just in the store, minding his...
- Associated Press
A Delaware lawmaker who came under fire last year for using a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers was arrested on shoplifting charges Tuesday, just days after announcing that he was resigning for health reasons. Newark police said a warrant was issued Tuesday for Rep. Gerald Brady’s arrest on two counts of shoplifting, and that Brady, 65, turned himself in a few hours later. House Democrats announced last Friday that Brady was resigning effective Feb. 4, but they did not disclose that he was under criminal investigation.
- LA Times
Four people were killed and a fifth was injured when multiple gunmen opened fire in what police say was an act of gang-related violence.
- The Tennessean
A man has been arrested after Robertson County Deputy Savanna Puckett was found shot and dead inside her burning home Sunday, officials said.
- Miami Herald
Theresa Gutierrez, youngest of five sisters, devoted Harry Potter fan and aspiring college graduate, was returning home from running an errand in January 2020 when the driver of a stolen Mercedes-Benz, fleeing from police, ran a red light at an intersection in Opa-locka and struck her car.
Elderly man with PTSD from SF Chinatown baseball bat attack sues DA Chesa Boudin for mishandling his case
An elderly Asian American man who fell victim to a brutal attack in broad daylight in San Francisco two years ago is launching a federal lawsuit against the city’s District Attorney’s Office for allegedly mishandling his case and mistreating him in the process. Anh Lê, 69, was out for a walk in Chinatown on Nov. 2, 2019, when a father-and-son duo threatened to kill him and repeatedly struck him with a baseball bat. Lê said it all started after he politely asked the teenage son, who was riding a bicycle, to be careful since it was a crowded sidewalk and he nearly collided with him.