Police are looking for answers after a 73-year-old man was found stabbed to death in his Bronx, N.Y., apartment, just days after scoring $10,000 in the lottery.
Warning: This story is not about America’s criminal-justice system.
Police unions, objective observers and whatever they call white people (I’m using “‘MAGA’ Yeezys” this week) often accuse the media of casting law enforcement officers in a negative light simply because some news outlets believe the public should know about police brutality and the disproportionate killing of black…
The father of a 3-year-old boy who died last weekend under his care says that his son accidentally shot himself in the head with a loaded gun; the boy’s mother, however, believes differently.
An Indiana day care has been shut down after allegations of abuse against a 1-year-old. The little boy was severely beaten, bruised and left with a swollen lip within hours of being dropped off by his mother, prompting police to launch an investigation into the center.
Tuscaloosa, Ala., police arrested an alleged creeper on the University of Alabama campus early Tuesday morning after reports that someone on campus had attempted to sexually assault a UA student as she was jogging. Police say the young man they apprehended, 19-year-old John Everett Threadgill, himself a University of…
A teen killed Saturday in New York City’s Bronx borough was defending his younger brother from bullies, says his mother.
Bill Cosby was found guilty Thursday of all three charges in the sole criminal trial brought against him concerning former athlete Andrea Constand. The jury’s decision came after dozens of allegations of sexual misconduct and years of public debate over Cosby’s conduct.
Two more minutes, and the children might have disappeared. Thankfully, because of her quick wits and courage, an 8-year-old girl was able to avert disaster, saving herself and her brother from a kidnapping at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Atlanta police say a body pulled from the Chattahoochee River in Atlanta this week has been positively identified as Timothy Cunningham, an employee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who mysteriously vanished almost two months ago.
A Virginia man who says he punched a woman because she called him the n-word has been convicted of second-degree murder. On Monday an Arlington, Va., jury recommended that Robert Coleman, 27, serve 10 years behind bars for the death of Fedelia Montiel-Benitez, who died in July.
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It’s the kind of crime made for a TV drama. An ex-Georgia cop has been indicted by a grand jury on charges that while she was an officer, she performed fake traffic stops in order to steal money from drivers, and then split the goods with drug dealers she ran with.
In 2005 the United States became the last country to end the death penalty for offenders under 18 years old. Adolescent neuroscience research played a huge part in changing this policy. However, there are still approximately 2,500 prison inmates in the United States serving life sentences without the possibility of…
Divers in the Netherlands have found the body of a 17-year-old Rotterdam boy who had gone missing Feb. 17 after arranging a date on the dating app Grindr.
In the wake of a major court victory, the mother of Korryn Gaines, Rhanda Dormeus, wants people to know exactly what happened to her daughter. In a sobering interview with Baltimore Beat, the grieving mother makes clear that family members tried multiple times to intervene and to de-escalate the situation between…
The recent case of an alleged serial killer in Tampa, Fla., raises an interesting question—namely, should parents be forced to participate in the conviction of their child if it could quite literally mean the death of their offspring? Would your mother do it? Could you snitch out your own child? More important, in…
Atlanta police are searching for a doctor working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who disappeared last week without a trace.
Don’t look now, but it looks like raucous, white sports fans just trying to have a good time by destroying property actually can get arrested.
The New York City Police Department may very well get the award for employing the world’s messiest janitor. A custodial assistant has been arrested for the third time in less than a year—a record that includes a previous charge of bank robbery.