An off-duty corrections officer was arrested and charged with murder after allegedly shooting an 18-year-old man in the Bronx. NBC News’ Steven Romo reports on why the case is drawing attention to how a water pellet gun, which has gone viral on TikTok, may have played a role in his death.
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A mother in Florida was arrested after deputies say she went overboard in the discipline department.
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A mother is suing after she says an officer broke down her door, went inside her home and slammed her to the ground.
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A once-prominent neurologist convicted last month of sexually abusing patients killed himself Monday at a New York City jail, two people familiar with the matter said. Dr. Ricardo Cruciani, 68, was found unresponsive in a shower area at the Eric M. Taylor Center, a jail at the notorious Rikers Island complex, the people said. Cruciani's lawyer, Frederick Sosinsky, confirmed in a statement that his client had died, but not the manner of death.
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Dramatic video of the July 9 robbery, which showed two men pistol-whipping a man and a woman before fleeing with the watch, shocked Asian Americans.
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Authorities said the fight was sparked over a romantic partner.
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A judge rejected seven motions advanced by Sheila O'Leary's defense attorney, saying none violated court rules. She will be sentenced next week.
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A Saturday night house fire on Raymond Avenue in White Settlement was intentionally set, authorities said.
A man accused of viciously assaulting two Asian women in a span of minutes in San Francisco’s Richmond district is being sought by authorities. The incidents, which were both caught by security cameras, reportedly occurred in the area of 26th Avenue and Geary Boulevard shortly before and after 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The second incident involved a 65-year-old victim, according to reports.
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Texas police department defends Kyle Rittenhouse selfie amid online backlash: 'Not how our country works'
Thrall Police Department, outside of Austin, Texas, defended a photo an officer took with Kyle Rittenhouse, stressing how the teen was acquitted after the 2020 Kenosha shooting.
Alex Jones was ordered to pay millions in damages for his claims that Sandy Hook was a hoax, but the 1 in 5 Americans who believe him can harass surviving families without consequence. We talked to one of them.
Although Alex Jones has been held liable for his defamatory comments about Sandy Hook, a belief in "false flag" conspiracies is common in the US.
Flagler County deputies said they are investigating a case of child abuse that happened Thursday.
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Chautauqua County Jail/Handout via ReutersThe mother of the man accused of leaping onstage to attack author Salman Rushdie condemned her son on Sunday, saying he was responsible for his own actions and that his family would be moving on “without him.”Born Muslim in Lebanon, Silvana Fardos has been in the U.S. for more than 25 years, she told the Daily Mail. She’d never heard of Salman Rushdie before getting a frantic phone call from her daughter on Friday, she said.“I never read any of his books
A sheriff's deputy held onto Kobe Bryant crash site photos for 4 days and said that he and his colleagues shared photos because 'curiosity got the best of us'
Several key Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputies testified on Monday in the fourth day of Vanessa Bryant's trial against LA County for crash site photos of Kobe and Gigi Bryant.
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Biermann refused to take a breathalyzer test and was placed under arrest.
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The 5-week-old was hospitalized in June 2021 for multiple injuries, including fractures and uncontrollable seizures.
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Rep. Lauren Boebert's neighbors called 911 on her husband fearing that he was driving intoxicated and "armed to the hilt."
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Many officers never know where they may have to make an arrest. For deputies with the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, it was in an alligator-infested swamp.
Police arrest 2 suspects, search for others in murder of Uber driver Kon Fung in Oakland's Little Saigon
Police have arrested two suspects in the murder of a 52-year-old Uber driver in Oakland, California, last month. Kon “Patrick” Fung was fatally shot inside his parked car in the 2000 block of 13th Ave. in Oakland’s Little Saigon on July 17. Fung was approached by two men wearing hoodies who demanded that he step out of his car.
Supporters of Breonna Taylor showed up in large numbers at a political convention in Kentucky and drowned out Daniel Cameron, the attorney general who failed to indict any of the officers involved in the killing of the 26-year-old EMT in 2020.