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Today β€” August 18th 2022Your RSS feeds

DOJ indicts three in relation to prison murder of mobster Whitey Bulger

The Department of Justice on Wednesday indicted three men in connection with the 2018 prison death of famed mobster James "Whitey" Bulger.

Salman Rushdie attack: FBI weighing hate crime investigation as suspect Hadi Matar pleads not guilty

The FBI is investigating the Salman Rushdie stabbing and considering a hate crime investigation into suspect Hadi Madar, who pleaded not guilty in a New York courtroom Thursday.

Well-known rapper robbed at gunpoint, kidnapped and shot near his Atlanta brewery

Rapper Fish Skins of Nappy Roots fame was robbed at gun point and kidnapped outside of a brewery he owns in Atlanta. He was then shot by the suspects, according to police.

Florida Judge declares second mistrial due to lawyer's group text

A prosecutor from a Florida homicide case spoke about a ruling in a group text which included the judge. This led to the judge having to declare a mistrial.

Prosecutors connect Placido Domingo to Argentinian crime ring

Argentinian prosecutors claim that opera star Placido Domingo is linked to a Buenos Aires-based crime ring that engages in sex trafficking and other illegal activities.

3 Kentucky police officers accused of using excessive force during an arrest

Three KY troopers have been accused of using excessive force during an arrest and conspiring to cover it up. Two officers allegedly assaulted and injured a victim without justification.

Salman Rushdie attack suspect Hadi Matar indicted by grand jury

The 24-year-old New Jersey man who stabbed author Salman Rushdie has been indicted by a grand jury for the attack that left Rushdie hospitalized with severe injuries.

Yesterday β€” August 17th 2022Your RSS feeds

Florida gas station shootout caught on dramatic video, man charged with battery

Surveillance footage released by police shows a dramatic shootout that took place at a gas station in Panama City Beach, Florida early Sunday Morning.

Houston man accused of ditching ankle monitor wanted for murder

A Houston man wanted for murder is accused of taking off his ankle monitor that he was required to wear for another charge and remains at large, police say.

Illinois man wanted after allegedly stealing mail; USPS offers $10K reward

A man is wanted in Illinois after allegedly stealing mail from a post office in Sauk Village. Authorities offered a 10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.

Couple arrested for having sex on Ohio amusement park’s Ferris Wheel

A couple was arrested Sunday after parkgoers at Ohio's Cedar Point amusement park said they witnessed the couple having sex on the Ferris Wheel, according to reports.

Hochul targets toy guns in bid to reduce New York crime

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a bill into law requiring toy guns in the state be painted with bright colors or be transparent in a bid to cut down on crime.

NYC subway station assault suspect arrested 41 times in the past: report

A New York City homeless man accused of attacking a subway worker who was trying to prevent him from harassing the public has been arrested 41 times in the past, a report says.

'Rainbow Fentanyl' seized in Portland, drug spreading on West Coast: officials

A bag of β€œrainbow fentanyl” was seized In Portland, and authorities are warning that the drug could be mistaken by children as candy or a toy due to its bright color.

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Alabama woman claims sister-in-law, 2 nieces brutally beat her after going out to bar

A woman from Citronelle, Alabama, claimed her sister-in-law and two nieces attacked her at a bar last week, breaking her nose and fracturing her sinus cavity.

Self-steering BMW cuts into oncoming traffic, killing 1

One person is dead and nine are injured after a self-steering BMW test vehicle veered into oncoming traffic in Germany. BMW says the driver 'retains responsibility.'

Shooting outside Memphis hospital emergency room injures 8: report

A shooting outside the emergency room at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee has left at least eight people injured Tuesday, according to reports.

Monkey at California zoo calls 911: 'monkey see, monkey do'

A Capuchin monkey named Route found a cell phone in a golf cart at the Zoo to You offices in Paso Robles, California, and somehow managed to use it to call 911 on Saturday.

Jury selection begins in R. Kelly's federal trial in Chicago

Jury selection is underway at R. Kelly’s federal trial in his hometown of Chicago. The 'I Wish' singer faces charges that he rigged his 2008 state child pornography trial.

Miami police officer critically injured after being shot, suspect killed

A Miami-Dade police officer was fighting for his life in critical condition after he was injured in a shootout with a suspect Monday night. The suspect was shot and killed.

BLM-aligned coalition demands release of convicted cop killers

The Movement for Black Lives,Β a coalition of racial justice groups that includes theΒ Black Lives Matter national organization, is calling for the release of all U.S. prisoners.

Wanted Oregon man attempts to flee arrest in slow-moving excavator, deputies follow on foot

Jesse B. Shaw tried to escape arrest while driving a slow-moving excavator near Banks, Oregon, before eventually surrendering to Washington County deputies, authorities said.

Virginia toddler dies days after being found with gunshot wound

A Virginia toddler was found with a gunshot wound in his home on Wednesday. The boy was pronounced dead on Saturday according to police. Police are searching for Al Demond McNeil.

Series of shootings near Little Rock leave 3 dead, 3 injured

Arkansas state authorities are investigating a series of shootings which have killed three people over the weekend. Police say there were up to 11 shootings on Saturday and Sunday.

California man arrested for second time within 30 days over rape allegations: police

A California man who was arrested in July for alleged possession of child pornography but bailed out and was released has been arrested again, this time for allegations of rape, police say.

Seattle bar shooting caught on camera as violent crime plagues city

Seattle experienced several shootings over the weekend. One person was killed and at least seven other people were injured as the city grapples with a crime wave.

Oakland police arrest 2 suspects in fatal shooting of food delivery driver

Police in Oakland, California, arrested Major Willis, 19, and an unidentified teen in connection to the death of Patrick Kon Woo Fung who was shot and killed while delivering food.

Iran claims it was not involved in stabbing of Salman Rushdie

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tehran was not involved in the recent assault against Salman Rushdie. This was the country's first public comment about the attack.

Tennessee man set fire to relative’s home because he thought someone stole his drugs: police

A Tennessee man was arrested Saturday after allegedly dousing a relative's home with gasoline and setting it on fire because he thought someone had stolen his drugs, police said.

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