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Daily true-crime news and coverage of high-profile criminal cases from around the country and around the globe, five days a week.

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June 12, 2020

June 12th, 2020


Multiple law enforcement agencies in California are hunting for an armed suspect, who allegedly ambushed Paso Robles police officers on Wednesday …

June 11, 2020

June 11th, 2020


A man involved in a slow-speed chase in Fort Lauderdale is being investigated in connection with a double homicide.

In Texas, a three-month-old girl …

June 10, 2020

June 10th, 2020


A Utah mother allegedly drove her minivan into a golf-course pond, with her 18-month-old son still strapped into his car seat, killing the child.

June 09, 2020

June 9th, 2020


An Arizona couple has been charged in connection with the death of Brittany Hand.

Authorities in Texas have issued an Amber Alert for seven-month-old …

June 08, 2020

June 8th, 2020


Seven people were found shot dead inside a Valhermoso Springs, Alabama, home.

Police in Utah have two suspects in custody in connection with the death …

June 05, 2020

June 5th, 2020


An American man is in custody in Russia, awaiting extradition to Colorado, where he has been charged with the 2016 murder of his then-girlfriend.

A …

June 04, 2020

June 4th, 2020


The mother of Waco toddler, Frankie Gonzalez, whose body was discovered on Tuesday, has been charged in connection with his death.

In Utah, a father is believed to have murdered his two sons, before turning the gun on …

June 03, 2020

June 3rd, 2020


More information is released regarding the autopsy reports published on Monday finding George Floyd’s manner of death to be homicide.

A body is found is the search for missing Waco toddler, Frankie Gonzalez, who was …

June 02, 2020

June 2nd, 2020


A truck driver, who allegedly drove into a crowd of Minneapolis protestors, has been arrested and charged.

Authorities in Belgium and France have …

June 01, 2020

June 1st, 2020


Two bodies recovered from tributaries of the Arkansas river have been positively identified as those of missing Oklahoma toddlers, Miracle and Tony Crook

The bodies of two missing persons from Arizona were found buried …

May 29, 2020

May 29th, 2020


The manhunt for accused killer Peter Manfredonia concluded on Wednesday night, when the suspect walked out of the woods near Hagerstown, Maryland, and surrendered to law enforcement.

Authorities in New York identify one …

May 28, 2020

May 28th, 2020


Police say the search area for missing Tulsa, Oklahoma toddlers, Miracle and Tony Crook, has been ‘dramatically widened”, following the overnight …

May 27, 2020

May 27th, 2020


Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma, continue to search for missing toddlers, Miracle and Tony Crook, who were last seen on Friday morning.

In New Jersey, a man …

May 26, 2020

May 26th, 2020


The hunt for Connecticut man, Peter Manfredonia, the suspect in two murders, a home invasion and a kidnapping, continues in Pennsylvania.

In Utah, a man was charged with first degree murder after allegedly fatally …

May 25, 2020

May 25th, 2020


A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault and battery, in connection with a viral video that showed a suspect repeatedly punching an old …

May 22, 2020

May 22nd, 2020


In Kentucky, an actor died by suicide after trying to murder his ex-girlfriend, the mother of his four-year-old daughter.

A New Jersey woman is on the …

May 21, 2020

May 21st, 2020


A South Carolina man killed his ex-girlfriend and her two daughters, before turning the gun on himself.

A Washington state mother, accused of trying …

May 20, 2020

May 20th, 2020


A missing sous-chef from Birmingham, Alabama is found deceased, after last being seen leaving his home in the company of two unidentified males.

New …

May 19, 2020

May 19th, 2020


A 15-year-old boy died in a car crash following a high speed chase in Jefferson County, Alabama. His father is in custody.

Authorities in Ohio ask for …

May 18, 2020

May 18th, 2020


A Michigan man is facing multiple assault and murder charges, in connection with a series of hit and run attacks, targeting female sex workers in …

May 15, 2020

May 15th, 2020


The victim in an unsolved 1993 Florida murder case has been identified as missing Ohio man, Wayne Griffith.

A $200,000 reward is offered for …

May 14, 2020

May 14th, 2020


In Florida, a teenage couple is facing attempted murder charges, after allegedly shooting the girl’s ex-boyfriend in the face.

Police in North …

May 13, 2020

May 13th, 2020


A South Dakota teen pleaded guilty to manslaughter in connection with the October 2019 killing of 16-year-old Shayna Ritthaler.

A Colorado man is …

May 12, 2020

May 12th, 2020


New Jersey authorities have arrested 18 accused members of a ‘lawless caravan’ that attacked and seriously injured a NJ state trooper investigating a …

May 11, 2020

May 11th, 2020


In Georgia, new information raises accusations of a possible cover up in the case of Ahmaud Arbery.

A California banker was shot and killed by a former neighbor, who had been harassing him for months.

Finally, in Iowa, a …

May 08, 2020

May 8th, 2020


Authorities in Florida are searching for an Islamorada teen accused of stabbing his father and brother. He is considered armed and dangerous.

A Minnesota man is facing murder charges for allegedly shooting a driver who …

May 07, 2020

May 7th, 2020


Two Colorado Springs teens are facing murder charges in connection with the killing of 44-year-old nurse, Bridget Kenner. One of the suspects is …

May 06, 2020

May 6th, 2020


A security guard at a Family Dollar Store in Michigan was shot and killed after he told a woman she could not come into the store, because she was …

May 05, 2020

May 5th, 2020


An Arkansas man took his 11-year-old step-son hostage, and fatally shot him, before being gunned down by police officers.

A camping and shooting trip, …

May 04, 2020

May 4th, 2020


A Washington man is facing federal murder charges in the death of 21-year-old Dioneth Lopez, whose body was discovered on a logging road in the …

May 01, 2020

May 1st, 2020


An Oregon romance novelist, who is charged with the murder of her chef husband, has her request for COVID-19 bail release denied.

NYPD officers, …

Apr 30, 2020

April 30th, 2020


The US postal service is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the murder of Indianapolis mail carrier, …

Apr 29, 2020

April 29th, 2020


Police in San Francisco discovered a severed head in a refrigerator while investigating a missing person’s case.

In North Carolina, a man was pulled …

Apr 28, 2020

April 28th, 2020


New York State troopers performing a welfare check allegedly found a murder suspect in the process of dismembering his victim’s body.

In Georgia, a …

Apr 27, 2020

April 27th, 2020


Police in Indiana believe six other murders may be linked to the killing of south Chicago mother, Jessica Flores. Flores was last seen alive in …

Apr 24, 2020

April 24th, 2020


Investigators in California recover ‘items of interest’ in a house search connected to the 1996 disappearance of Kristine Smart.

In Atlanta, GA, a teenager was shot during an argument about shelter at home directions. …

Apr 23, 2020

April 23rd, 2020


An airman stationed in Arizona was arrested and charged with the kidnapping and murder of New Mexico woman, Sasha Krause.

The suspect in a 2018 Ohio murder was apprehended in West Virginia.

Finally, authorities in …

Apr 22, 2020

April 22nd, 2020


Additional information on the Nova Scotia spree shooting, which left at least 19 people dead, has been released.

Authorities in Utah have identified a suspect in the murder of married West Jordan couple, Tony and …

Apr 21, 2020

April 21st, 2020


At least 16 people were killed in Nova Scotia, in the worst mass-shooting in Canadian history.

Police in Florida arrested a man for not complying with …

Apr 20, 2020

April 20th, 2020


A married couple was shot and killed during a home invasion in West Jordan, Utah.

Authorities in Virginia announce they’ve charged five suspects with …

Apr 17, 2020

April 17th, 2020


A Brooklyn man allegedly confessed to killing his father, leading NYPD officers to discover the victim’s mutilated body inside the family home.

In Idaho, two female suspects are accused of kidnapping, beating and robbing …

Apr 16, 2020

April 16th, 2020


A Florida man is accused of committing murder, the day after he was released from jail as part of measures to slow down the spread of coronavirus.

Apr 15, 2020

April 15th, 2020


A Border Patrol agent was arrested in Arizona following a four hour standoff, and charged with sexually abusing minors.

Two Florida teens have been …

Apr 14, 2020

April 14th, 2020


In NY, a woman successfully escaped a kidnapping on Friday night. Two suspects are in custody.

A California man was killed in a police standoff after …

Apr 13, 2020

April 13th, 2020


In Chicago, a young woman was killed by a stray bullet while observing social distancing.

A Birmingham, Alabama police detective is facing capital …

Apr 10, 2020

April 10th, 2020


A New Jersey woman was charged with attempted murder in connection with two shootings, that took place only four hours apart.

A California man, charged with manslaughter in connection with the Ghost Ship fire, which …

Apr 09, 2020

April 9th, 2020


A man was shot and killed by law enforcement after fatally stabbing three women at a Tennessee Truck stop.

In Florida, a man killed his wife and two teenage sons, before committing suicide.

A girl who threatened to infect …

Apr 08, 2020

April 8th, 2020


Hernan Lopez, the founder and CEO of Wondery, has been indicted on charges of wire fraud and money laundering.

In Kentucky, a physician faces charges …

Apr 07, 2020

April 7th, 2020


Police in Georgia are searching for 21-year-old Autumn Finlay. She is believed to be in the company of a murder suspect, held against her will, and …

Apr 06, 2020

April 6th, 2020


Police in Wisconsin arrested two teens on suspicion of taking part in a double homicide at the University of Wisconsin’s arboretum.

The body of a …

Apr 03, 2020

April 3rd, 2020


A Georgia man, wanted on suspicion of a triple-murder and kidnapping, was arrested in Florida following a high speed chase and a six-hour standoff.

Apr 02, 2020

April 2nd, 2020


A Pennsylvania man, extremely upset about losing his job and about the Covid-19 pandemic, allegedly shot his long-time girlfriend in the back, before killing himself.

In Texas, deputies performing a welfare check …

Apr 01, 2020

April 1st, 2020


A 27-year-old Michigan man was charged with murdering his father and mutilating his body, which was discovered inside a Flint dumpster last week.

In …

Mar 31, 2020

March 31st, 2020


Lonnie Franklin Jr., the so-called ‘Grim Sleeper’ has died in San Quentin State Prison.

A West Virginia couple, who were wanted for questioning in connection with the deaths of their children, were discovered dead near …

Mar 30, 2020

March 30th, 2020


Attorneys for Bill Cosby plan to request his release on house arrest due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Police have found the body of Maryland woman, …

Mar 27, 2020

March 27th, 2020


The News Zealand mosque shooter has unexpectedly changed his plea to guilty on all charges.

A Tennessee mother was arrested after confessing to murdering her daughter a decade ago.

Finally, in Arkansas, a woman was …

Mar 26, 2020

March 26th, 2020


In California, a social worker was allegedly stabbed to death by an 18-year-old man she was trying to help.

A New Jersey man is facing multiple …

Mar 25, 2020

March 25th, 2020


In Texas, a mother is charged with murder after allegedly killing her 4-year-old son.

12 inmates escaped a Washington state jail because of anxiety …

Mar 24, 2020

March 24th, 2020


A Michigan teen was found guilty of the 2019 murder of two gay men and a transgender woman. Prosecutors alleged the victims were targeted based on …

Mar 23, 2020

March 23rd, 2020


In California, Charles Holifield was convicted of the 1998 kidnapping, sexual assault and murder of 13-year-old Christina Williams.

A Utah woman is …

Mar 20, 2020

March 20th, 2020


An Iowa man has been charged with murder after allegedly killing his mother during an argument, and leaving her body in her home, to be discovered days later.

The pastor of a Houston megachurch has pleaded guilty to wire …

Mar 19, 2020

March 19th, 2020


An Ohio woman was arrested in Louisiana in connection with the murder of her 11-year-old son.

The execution of Texas death row inmate, John William …

Mar 18, 2020

March 18th, 2020


A Mississippi judge is in critical condition after being shot outside the Meridian Courthouse.

Police in Northeastern Nevada are investigating the …

Mar 17, 2020

March 17th, 2020


Police in Akron, Ohio, have arrested a 57-year-old man for the 1991 cold case murder of 23-year-old Rachael Johnson. Johnson’s body was found by …

Mar 16, 2020

March 16th, 2020


Human remains discovered last week in Pueblo, Colorado, have been identified as those of 58-year-old Maria ‘Mary’ Cuevas-Garcia, whose torso was …

Mar 13, 2020

March 13th, 2020


Police in Michigan are investigating the homicide of 25-year-old Alison Sargent, whose burned body was discovered on Saturday in Emmett Township.

The …

Mar 12, 2020

March 12th, 2020


A New York judge has sentenced disgraced media mogul, Harvey Weinstein, to 23 years in prison.

A Washington woman was found guilty of murder for …

Mar 11, 2020

March 11th, 2020


During an outburst in a Kentucky court, an accused triple murderer claimed the judge was racist, and having an affair with the prosecutor, after the …

Mar 10, 2020

March 10th, 2020


FBI agents arrested an Ohio plastic surgeon on suspicion of illegally dispensing controlled substances, aggravated sexual assault and sex trafficking.

Mar 09, 2020

March 9th, 2020


In Wisconsin, a 15-year-old girl has been charged with first degree intentional homicide and arson, in connection with the June 2019 death of her …

Mar 06, 2020

March 6th, 2020


The trial of Robert Durst for the 2000 murder of Susan Berman opened in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

In Virginia, a NASA employee is charged with murder …

Mar 05, 2020

March 5th, 2020


Police in upstate New York ask for the public’s help in finding Casie Weese, who disappeared after leaving a party with her husband.

Missing South …

Mar 04, 2020

March 4th, 2020


A 22-year-old New Jersey college student is charged with the first degree murder of her mother.

A North Carolina woman who was high on …

Mar 03, 2020

March 3rd, 2020


A Maryland man is ordered to be held without bail after allegedly stabbing a woman with a syringe, which may have contained semen.

A former youth pastor, already serving time after impregnating a teen girl who lived with …

Mar 02, 2020

March 2nd, 2020


A 16-year-old girl from Georgia, initially believed to have been one of the victims of a fatal house fire, is found safe in Kentucky and charged with …

Feb 28, 2020

February 28th, 2020


A long-time employee of Molson Coors has been identified as the shooter in Wednesday’s mass shooting at the company’s Milwaukee campus, which left …

Feb 27, 2020

February 27th, 2020


A Florida woman was arrested on suspicion of murder, after allegedly leaving her boyfriend trapped in a suitcase for hours.

In Mississippi, five teens have been charged with capital murder in connection with the death of …

Feb 26, 2020

February 26th, 2020


An Iowa Jury deliberated for three hours before finding Jerry Burns guilty of the 1979 murder of teen Michelle Martinko.

A Louisiana man who fled to Brazil after the 2013 disappearance of his estranged wife, Crystal …

Feb 25, 2020

February 25th, 2020


A verdict is announced in the case of movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein.

In Louisiana, a woman is charged with murder and feticide following an alleged …

Feb 24, 2020

February 24th, 2020


Authorities in North Carolina discovered the body of missing baby, Chi-Liam Cody Brown-Erickson, in a Charlotte cemetery.

Authorities believe that …

Feb 21, 2020

February 21st, 2020


An Iowa economics professor was charged with the kidnapping and murder of her husband, after allegedly restraining him, and leaving him tied and gagged for hours.

Authorities in Tennessee ask for the public’s assistance …

Feb 20, 2020

February 20th, 2020


In England, a man has pled guilty to the April 2019 rape and murder of 18-year-old football coach, Megan Newton.

In Georgia, the remains of …

Feb 19, 2020

February 19th, 2020


The suspect in the murder of Kaneisha Williams, a mother of three from Michigan, killed himself, after being tracked down to Alabama by law …

Feb 18, 2020

February 18th, 2020


On Sunday, police in Milwaukee discovered the bodies of a missing mother and her two daughters inside of a garage unit. The deaths are being …

Feb 17, 2020

February 17th, 2020


A second suspect is charged with murder in connection with the December stabbing of NYC college student, Tessa Majors.

In Washington, deputies …

Feb 14, 2020

February 14th, 2020


Police in South Carolina, announced they found missing six year old, Faye Swetlik, deceased, not far from her home.

In Baltimore, two police officers …

Feb 13, 2020

February 13th, 2020


San Bernardino, California police announced they believe four recent shooting incidents were committed by the same gunman or gunmen. The shootings …

Feb 12, 2020

February 12th, 2020


The Hennepin county, Minnesota DA’s office announced it will not be seeking criminal charges against any of the officers involved in the September …

Feb 11, 2020

February 11th, 2020


In Texas, a 16-year-old boy was allegedly shot and killed after intervening in a bullying incident.

The NYPD arrested a suspect in this weekend’s …

Feb 10, 2020

February 10th, 2020


A Pennsylvania man was charged with first degree murder, after allegedly beating his girlfriend to death, and waiting for hours before ordering an …

Feb 07, 2020

February 7th, 2020


Authorities in New Mexico are asking for the public’s help in the search for missing 27-year-old Sasha Krause. Sasha, a member of the Mennonite …

Feb 06, 2020

February 6th, 2020


In California, a man was convicted of murdering his wife for her life insurance in 1991, 17 years before he murdered their son with the same motivation.

A suspect has been charged with murdering two sisters, who were …

Feb 05, 2020

February 5th, 2020


The search continues for missing 11-year-old Gannon Stauch, of Colorado Springs. According to Gannon’s step-mother, the child was last seen on …

Feb 04, 2020

February 4th, 2020


Police in Oklahoma have identified “Lime Lady”, a female Jane Doe whose body was discovered on the shore of the North Canadian River in April 1980, …

Feb 03, 2020

February 3rd, 2020


Raeshaun Antonie Jones, the suspect in the killings of two female Delta employees, killed himself while being pulled over by police in Georgia.

Jacob …

Jan 31, 2020

January 31st, 2020


Police in Pasco County, Florida, discovered the body of Ernesto Cabelleiro in a rural area north of Tampa. Caballeiro is believed to have kidnapped …

Jan 30, 2020

January 30th, 2020


A Seattle man has been charged with murdering his roommate because she asked him to move out, due to concerns about his relationship with her young children.

In Long Island, the estranged husband of Kelly Owen has been …

Jan 29, 2020

January 29th, 2020


A 9-year-old boy from Ocala, Florida has been charged with the attempted first degree murder of his five year old sister, after allegedly stabbing …

Jan 28, 2020

January 28th, 2020


An Alabama man is charged with creating a dating profile using the photograph of a 13-year-old girl, and using it to invite another man to enter her …

Jan 27, 2020

January 27th, 2020


In a Long Island community, a veteran NYPD officer and his fianceé have been accused of watching his 8-year-old autistic son freeze to death in a …

Jan 24, 2020

January 24th, 2020


A Las Vegas man confessed to the murder of missing 17-year-old girl, Tamyah Trotter. Tamyah was last seen on December 12th at McDonalds.

The search …

Jan 23, 2020

January 23rd, 2020


In Albany, Oregon, a man has been arrested for the murder of his estranged wife after his friend turned in a circular saw he borrowed that contained …

Jan 22, 2020

January 22nd, 2020


A California driver is charged with murder, after allegedly intentionally ramming into another vehicle, causing the driver to lose control and …

Jan 21, 2020

January 21st, 2020


Authorities in Florida have arrested a 60-year-old suspect, who is accused of being the so-called ``Pillowcase Rapist”. The “Pillowcase Rapist” …

Jan 20, 2020

January 20th, 2020


In Long Island, a 27-year-old woman was discovered murdered in her bed. Police say there are no signs of forced entry.

In Grantsville, Utah, a …

Jan 17, 2020

January 17th, 2020


A Tennessee mother is charged with first degree murder, after allegedly leaving her infant unsupervised in the bathtub for ten minutes, resulting in …

Jan 16, 2020

January 16th, 2020


A New Jersey woman has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing her husband to death with nail clippers.

In Brooklyn, an elderly woman was …

Jan 15, 2020

January 15th, 2020


Police discover four bodies inside a house in Celebration, Florida, and arrest one suspect at the scene. The discovery is said to be related to …

Jan 14, 2020

January 14th, 2020


A late-night stabbing spree in downtown Colorado Springs leaves eight people injured.

In Sacramento, California, a man’s body was discovered hanging …

Jan 13, 2020

January 13th, 2020


In West Valley City, Utah, Terri Lester was charged with the aggravated murder of her four year old daughter, Lainey Vos. Lester, allegedly, spent …

Jan 10, 2020

January 10th, 2020


A Lubbock, Texas man was arrested on Wednesday for the capital murder of his girlfriend’s infant daughter. 27-year-old Trevor Rowe allegedly crammed …

Jan 9, 2020

January 9th, 2020


Police in Ottawa are searching for a suspect in Wednesday’s downtown shooting, which left one person dead and three seriously wounded. One of the …

Jan 8, 2020

January 8th, 2020


In Connecticut, Fotis Dulos, the husband of Jennifer Dulos, who has been missing since May 24th, 2019, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with …

Jan 7, 2020

January 7th, 2020


A Minnesota man was charged with second degree murder after allegedly shooting a woman multiple times, because she honked her horn and yelled at him …

Jan 6, 2020

January 6th, 2020


In Chicago, a young mother allegedly threw her 2-year-old son out of an 11th floor window, fatally stabbed her 7-month-old son, and attacked her …

Jan 3, 2020

January 3rd, 2020


A man working on his laptop at an Oakland, California, Starbucks, was killed while chasing a thief who stole the device. Two suspects have been …

Jan 2, 2020

January 2nd, 2020


The NYPD arrested an 18-year-old suspect in a fatal Christmas Eve robbery. Surveillance video showed six suspects attacking a 60-year-old victim, who …

Jan 1, 2020

January 1st, 2020


A Texas man who went on the run on Christmas Eve, after allegedly murdering his girlfriend, was shot and killed by law enforcement officers in Houston.

In Indiana, a mother was sentenced to seven years in prison for …

Dec 31, 2019

December 31st, 2019


In Brookside, Alabama, police arrested a kidnapping suspect and rescued his victim, after a car chase and an armed standoff. The suspect allegedly …

Dec 30, 2019

December 30th, 2019


Five people were stabbed at an upstate New York Hanukkah candle lighting on Saturday night. A suspect has been apprehended and charged with five counts of attempted murder and one count of first degree burglary. Andrew …

Dec 27, 2019

December 27th, 2019


Nashville police have arrested Michael Mosely, the suspect in the fatal stabbings of Clayton Beathard and Paul Trapeni III, who were killed outside a …

Dec 26, 2019

December 26th, 2019


A New Jersey man is charged with the murder of his wife, whose body was found in a partially burned car in Monroe Township. The alleged murder occurred while the suspect was awaiting trial for allegedly abusing the …

Dec 25, 2019

December 25th, 2019


A Texas teen is charged with capital murder after allegedly murdering his 8 months pregnant sister, and staging the death to seem like a suicide.

In New Mexico, a teen pleaded guilty to second degree murder for fatally …

Dec 24, 2019

December 24th, 2019


The body of missing Michigan woman, Adrienne Quintal, was discovered on Saturday not far from where she was last heard from. Quintal went missing on October 17th after calling a family friend to tell him she was …

Dec 23, 2019

December 23rd, 2019


A former Texas police officer has been charged with the murder of his wife of less than a year, who had a restraining order against him.

In North …

Dec 20, 2019

December 20th, 2019


An Indiana woman was sentenced to four years in prison for reckless homicide related to a 2018 car crash at a school bus stop, which killed three …

Dec 19, 2019

December 19th, 2019


A shooting at a Grand Rapids casino left three dead, and the suspect was later killed in a shootout with police.

In Connecticut, the search for …

Dec 18, 2019

December 18th, 2019


A California groom was allegedly beaten to death by wedding crashers during his wedding reception.

In NYC, a 16-year-old girl, who was abducted off …

Dec 17, 2019

December 17th, 2019


Baltimore police have identified the dismembered body that was discovered at a recycling plant last Tuesday.

A San Bernardino County Probation Officer …

Dec 16, 2019

December 16th, 2019


Police in Austin, TX continue searching for missing mother, Heidi Broussard, and her two weeks old daughter, Margot, who were last seen on Thursday …

Dec 13, 2019

December 13th, 2019


A Texas man is charged with murdering his grandmother and great-grandmother because, “he was tired of them.”

A Barnard college freshman was stabbed to …

Dec 12, 2019

December 12th, 2019


A Las Vegas woman is charged with murdering her ex-girlfriend’s new partner, during an alleged home invasion.

A 16-year-old girl from New Carlisle, …

Dec 11, 2019

December 11th, 2019


Breaking news from Jersey City, where police officers were involved in a shootout that had multiple casualties, including one police officer, the …

Dec 10, 2019

December 10th, 2019


A San Antonio man has been charged with aggravated assault after breaking his girlfriend’s jaw in three places, and carving his name into her …

Dec 9, 2019

December 9th, 2019


JoAnn Cunningham, the mother of 5-year-old, AJ Freund, has pleaded guilty to his murder. AJ Freund was reported missing from his home in Crystal …

Dec 6, 2019

December 6th, 2019


George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin, is back in the news, this time for filing a $100 million dollar lawsuit against Trayvon …

Dec 5, 2019

December 5th, 2019


In Loughton, United Kingdom, an intentional hit and run collision near a school left a 12-year-old boy dead and five others wounded.

A California …

Dec 4, 2019

December 4th, 2019


A Wisconsin woman has been arrested in connection with the 2006 murder of her husband.

In Holland, a man is on trial for fatally stabbing his American …

Dec 3, 2019

December 3rd, 2019


A Minneapolis father fatally shot his two young sons in the front yard of their home, before killing his ex-wife and himself.

In New Orleans’ French …

Dec 2, 2019

December 2nd, 2019


A Hawaii man will be extradited to Utah to face charges in a case of what law enforcement is calling, “extreme cyberstalking”. Over the course of more than a year, Loren Okamura sent more than 500 people to the victims’ …

Nov 29, 2019

November 29th, 2019


A California father allegedly murdered his wife and three children over the course of a week, then drove to a police station, with the body of his …

Nov 28, 2019

November 28th, 2019


An upstate New York teen allegedly killed his parents, and stayed living in the family home for three weeks, before the deaths were discovered.

Utah …

Nov 27, 2019

November 27th, 2019


A 13-year-old boy from St. Petersburg, Florida has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of his grandmother.

In Michigan, a man has been …

Nov 26, 2019

November 26th, 2019


The US Supreme Court has declined to hear Adnan Syed’s appeal for a new trial. Remains discovered in Alabama are believed to be those of missing …

Nov 25, 2019

November 25th, 2019


A former concierge in a Boston apartment building is on trial for the double homicide of residents of a penthouse apartment where he worked.

In New Zealand, a jury delivered a guilty verdict in the trial for the murder …

Nov 22, 2019

November 22nd, 2019


A Michigan husband was charged with the 2014 murder of his wife, after allegedly poisoning her cereal with heroin.

Two former Houston police officers …

Nov 21, 2019

November 21st, 2019


An Ohio mother is sentenced to life, with the possibility of parole in 37 years, for killing her three sons over the course of 13 months.

A Florida …

Nov 20, 2019

November 20th, 2019


A Revere, Massachusetts man was found guilty of the brutal murder of his wife, a dedicated elementary school teacher.

A third NYC taxi driver is …

Nov 19, 2019

November 19th, 2019


California authorities have arrested five suspects in the Halloween shooting at an Orinda Airbnb “mansion party”, which left five people dead.

A retired lumber executive is charged with the murder of his wife, who died …

Nov 18, 2019

November 18th, 2019


An indefinite stay of execution for Rodney Reed, who currently sits on a Texas death row.

In New Mexico, Jake Patterson, the man convicted of kidnapping Jayme Closs and murdering her parents gets into a fight in prison.

Nov 15, 2019

November 15th, 2019


A school shooting in Santa Clarita, California, leaves two students dead and five injured.

A Texas jury sentences a man to death for the double-murder …

Nov 14, 2019

November 14th, 2019


In Ohio, a mother of five has been arrested and charged with a 2012 murder. Erika Stephanko is accused of helping her ex-husband murder his former girlfriend.

A Philadelphia woman is charged with abusing and murdering a …

Nov 13, 2019

November 13th, 2019


An Oklahoma police chief is killed during a trip to a law enforcement conference in Florida, and one of his officers is charged with his murder.

A …

Nov 12, 2019

November 12th, 2019


In Virginia, a manhunt is underway for an armed Marine deserter, who is suspected of murdering his mother’s boyfriend.

Two suspects are in custody and have been charged with malice murder in the death of Clark-Atlanta …

Nov 11, 2019

November 11th, 2019


A Las Vegas woman is rescued after she was kidnapped at gunpoint, sexually assaulted, and left to die in the Mojave desert. A father and daughter …

Nov 8, 2019

November 8th, 2019


In Ohio, Pike County deputies are conducting a new search in relation with the shocking 2016 murders of eight members of the Rhoden family.

A NYC husband decapitated his aid-worker wife, and slit the throat of their …

Nov 7, 2019

November 7th, 2019


In Auckland, New Zealand, a 27-year-old man is on trial for the murder of 21-year-old British backpacker, Grace Millane. 

One week after a Charlotte, …

Nov 6, 2019

November 6th, 2019


The trial of William Chase Hargrove is underway in Oregon. Hargrove is charged with the first degree murder of his Russian fiancée, whom he allegedly killed because of a love triangle with a married woman.

Hunters in …

Nov 5, 2019

November 5th, 2019


Police in New Jersey are searching for missing 25-year-old, Stephanie Parze. The makeup artist was last seen alive in a snapchat message that showed …

Nov 4, 2019

November 4th, 2019


In New Jersey, a man is charged with the death of a 19-year-old girl who died, according to him, while they were having ‘rough sex’.

A Florida high …

Nov 1, 2019

November 1st, 2019


A South Carolina woman escaped a registered sex offender by biting off his genitals and stabbing him in the rear with his own knife.

A Philadelphia …

Oct 31, 2019

October 31st, 2019


A Michigan man is sentenced to 39 months in prison for the second degree murder of father of four, Kenneth White. White was killed when a 6-pound rock crashed through his windshield, hitting him in the head.

In …

Oct 30, 2019

October 30th, 2019


Authorities in Puerto Rico, have charged a grandfather with negligent homicide in the death of his granddaughter, who fell out of an open cruise liner window, while the ship was docked in San Juan.

In Texas, two bodies …

Oct 29, 2019

October 29th, 2019


Police in Alabama consider foul play possible in the case of missing Auburn Teen, Aniah Blanchard. Aniah’s damaged car was discovered on Friday, 50 …

Oct 28, 2019

October 28th, 2019


In Greenville, Texas, two men are dead and 14 more are injured after a gunman opened fire inside a Halloween party attended by students of Texas A&M

Australian serial killer Ivan Milat dies in prison, aged 74, to the …

Oct 25, 2019

October 25th, 2019


Police have a suspect in custody after a Tallahassee woman was drenched in gasoline and set on fire inside a Taco Bell.

Using familial DNA, police In …

Oct 24, 2019

October 24th, 2019


Police in the UK arrest a 25-year-old truck driver, after 39 bodies are discovered in a refrigerated trailer he was transporting.

Two NY brothers are …

Oct 23, 2019

October 23rd, 2019


A New Hampshire man, already in prison facing charges for opening fire at a wedding, is now facing additional charges for assaulting his attorney …

Oct 22, 2019

October 22nd, 2019


A Utah man is charged with committing multiple offenses, including stalking, theft, and forgery, as part of a plot to steal an elderly neighbor’s …

Oct 21, 2019

October 21st, 2019


A San Diego man faces arson and first degree murder charges in a house- fire that killed his parents and sister.

In Kerala, India, the crimes of a …

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