Crime

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

Missing 2-year-old found dead in Minnesota; father in custody

  Coaches and parents in college admissions scheme find jobs in danger

Newborn left to die in 1981 identified by DNA; mother charged in South Dakota

Man who allegedly threatened Google arrested in California

Young girl found dead inside duffel bag near California trail identified

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Man found guilty in adopted son’s murder inspired by Oscar-winning movie ‘Manchester by the Sea’

Delivery driver shot in back after dispute over disabled parking space in Missouri

After worker accused of throwing toddler, Missouri daycare’s state license revoked

Young woman, 21, fatally shot helping friend escape suspected domestic violence

California man accused of sexually assaulting 12-year-old he met on Tinder

Parents dumped baby’s body after he died while they were on drugs, CA prosecutors say

  Ex-husband blames cult as motive in deaths of 5 family members

Two suspects, a mother and daughter who were related to all of the victims, are charged with their family members’ murders.

Mother suspected of killing baby, tossing son from landing in California

Officers went to the apartment building after a neighbor called 911 to report that a child was screaming or crying, and then, she noticed a woman was holding the child over a second-story landing.

Groomer arrested after allegedly abusing service dog so badly its tail had to be amputated

Surveillance video shows seven minutes in which the suspect appears to manhandle the dog, tie her down and yank her tail so hard it breaks.

Mother, daughter in custody after 5 relatives found dead in PA apartment

The five bodies were discovered after police responded to the complex on a “wellness check.”

Infant dies after flying out of shopping cart hit by suspected drunken driver in San Antonio

  R. Kelly leaves jail after posting $100K in sex abuse case

Texas man accused of killing 2-year-old daughter with hammer

School bus driver crashed into tree while under influence of drugs, NJ police say

Iowa mom gets life for death of baby son found in maggot-infested diaper

  Man arrested for slapping 12-year-old stepdaughter’s bully, police say

Burglar arrested after mistaking police car for getaway Lyft

As officers responded, the suspect thought the Lyft he'd ordered to take him away from the scene had arrived and climbed into a police cruiser.

  Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

Right after learning that he was being fired from his job of 15 years, police say the suspect pulled out a gun and began shooting, killing five coworkers.

Teenager who fired shot in NM school planned to kill ex-girlfriend, others, police say

The 16-year-old was arrested and faces multiple charges. He allegedly told police he had been hearing voices that told him to kill his ex-girlfriend.

Parents arrested after 3-year-old’s body found in container of acid, police say

The girl's parents are accused of attempting to dispose of their daughter's remains using acid after she allegedly drowned while unsupervised.

Prison nurse accused of killing husband to marry convicted murderer

The woman allegedly poisoned her husband with antifreeze then set their home on fire to try and cover up the crime.

Man accused of locking family inside house, setting it on fire after Cheez-It argument

The suspect’s brother and 61-year-old mother were able to escape the house via the second floor, and no one was injured.

  El Chapo likely off to ‘prison of all prisons’ after drug trafficking conviction

The notorious has an unparalleled record of jailbreaks, having escaped two high-security Mexican prisons before his ultimate capture and extradition to the United States.

Fleeing bank robber trips in front of police officer; money blows away

Police say the suspect slipped on the ice in a nearby parking lot while running from the scene and dropped both his gun and the cash he allegedly stole.

Ex-boyfriend arrested in connection to death of woman found in suitcase

The 24-year-old suspect is being held without bail on a kidnapping charge. He will be prosecuted by federal authorities because the alleged crime crossed state lines.

Hours-old baby girl with umbilical cord still attached found in freezing weather on CA road

The sheriff's office says just before the infant was found, a young woman approached a man walking his dog in the area and asked him to take the baby.

Utah boy, 5, forced to call 911 after mother fatally stabbed

A suspect who lived in the same trailer home as the mother and her son was arrested on multiple charges, including aggravated murder, domestic violence and child abuse.

Minnesota man calls 911 to report killing wife, police say

The suspect was taken into custody without incident, where he is being held on informal second-degree murder charges.

Suspect in Wisconsin teen’s abduction ordered to stand trial

A man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl and killing her parents waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday, telling his family, “I love you,” moments after he was ordered to stand trial.

Mother accused of burning 1-year-old daughter with hot bathtub water, biting her

Police began investigating after a nurse reported suspected physical abuse when the mother took the 1-year-old to the hospital for treatment of second-degree burns.

College student terrified after finding strange man wearing her clothes in apartment closet

Property managers at the apartment complex say they are still investigating how the suspect and two other intruders in December got inside.

Businessman disappears after allegedly scamming mom, friends out of $750K for Super Bowl tickets

About a dozen people say they paid the suspect at least $20,000 for Super Bowl tickets, but the man went missing before delivering.

Man accused of livestreamed sex assault is arrested, charged

The 34-year-old is accused of assaulting a woman, who had been livestreaming herself dancing, at the crowded Opera Atlanta nightclub.

48 human trafficking victims rescued, more than 300 suspects arrested in CA sting

Among those rescued were runaways or homeless young women. Others were lured by traffickers through social media and online chat sites, authorities say.

Caught on camera: Man punches 2 women in fight allegedly over hot dogs

According to the victims, the suspect didn’t say a word, just started throwing punches, when the two stood up for a hot dog vendor he had allegedly been harassing.

  Shooting that hurt 5 undercover officers in Houston occurred during drug raid

The suspects were killed after firing at narcotics officers who were trying to enter a home where authorities allege black tar heroin was being sold, according to the police chief.

Armed man stops road rage incident when he sees man clinging to hood of SUV

Two men were arrested after a witness, who has a license to carry, pulled over the driver of an SUV involved in an alleged road rage incident and detained him until police arrived.

Security guard fired from Best Buy after helping deputies catch fleeing suspect

Deputies say the former security guard tackled the suspect in the store’s parking lot, preventing him from escaping. The guard was fired a week later for violating company policy.

  Police describe execution-style killings inside Florida bank, say attack was random act

Zephen Xaver was reportedly fascinated with violence and wanting to hurt people. The five killed at the bank were all women.

Mother charged after baby allegedly overdosed on meth from her breast milk

Authorities say they responded to a hospital in December for a report that the mother's 7-month-old child was unconscious and had ingested meth.

Mother arrested after newborn found dead in trash can at Amazon warehouse

The 22-year-old told police she didn’t know she was pregnant and panicked after giving birth then hid the newborn in the trash.

Uber driver says he almost died when a suspected drunken passenger grabbed the wheel

The passenger was arrested on charges of driving under the influence, and he can no longer access the Uber app.

For the first time in 35 years, no children were murdered in Sacramento, CA, last year

Officials have been working to curb juvenile crime by reaching out to those at risk, and police say no child homicides shows that outreach is having an impact.

Man, 34, wrecks home with ax after he thought wife damaged his action figures

After allegedly causing more than $5,000 worth of damage, the man was arrested on domestic-related charges of disorderly conduct and felony damage to property.

8-year-old survivor of quadruple homicide thanks deputies who saved her

Deputies say they saved the 8-year-old’s life by shooting her mother’s boyfriend, the alleged suspect, who is accused of killing the four victims and attacking the girl.

3 teens arrested after 14-year-old crashes car into police station

Police say the crash was caused by a combination of weather-related issues and not knowing how to drive.

Mother found passed out on top of 1-year-old charged after his death

The 33-year-old mother was charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child.

Suspect accused of killing 4, including baby, shot dead by deputies to save young girl

Deputies say when they arrived on scene, the man was attempting to kill a young girl, so they opened fire, killing him.

Mother, her boyfriend arrested after toddler dies of ‘brutal blunt force trauma’

The suspects are both being held without bond on various charges related to the boy’s death, sexual abuse and child pornography.

Accused child predator used ‘Fortnite’ to lure teen into sexual relationship, deputies say

Authorities say the suspect and a co-conspirator communicated with as many as 20 victims of child pornography through the popular online game “Fortnite.”

  Healthcare facility where vegetative woman gave birth ordered to find new management

State regulators issued a letter ordering the facility to hire a third-party manager following visits that they say raised “several significant concerns.”

Truck carrying $10 million worth of liquid meth seized by investigators in Georgia

Authorities arrested the owner of the auto repair shop where the truck was found on accusations of smuggling the drugs from Mexico.

  Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper charged, has bail set at $5 million

Investigators say Jake Patterson went to great lengths to conceal any evidence from police, including disengaging the dome light of his car and shaving his head.

Convicted child killer murdered by cellmate in OK prison, officials say

The man was sentenced to life without parole after a jury found him guilty in the murder of an 8-year-old girl who went missing from her home in 1997.

Man accused of beating girlfriend’s daughter to death for spilling juice on Xbox

The man is accused of shaking and beating the 4-year-old, including kicking her down a hallway, as punishment for spilling the juice.

Man who left 2 pounds of marijuana in Uber arrested by undercover officer while trying to retrieve it

Police say the 21-year-old was arrested after he acknowledged the drugs were his in a meeting with an undercover trooper at McDonald's.

Missing boy, 6, found alive in crawl space of Missouri attic; mother, boyfriend arrested

The boy’s father went to pick him up from his mother’s house in August, but the two and her boyfriend were nowhere to be found.

Mother charged with abuse after putting baby inside freezer, deputies say

A baby is reported to be safe after his mother allegedly placed him inside a stranger’s unused freezer then hid in a crawl space.

Man arrested after allegedly stealing $10 million winning lottery ticket from roommate

The lottery winner shared his good news with his two roommates, but when he couldn’t collect, he suspected one of them had stolen the ticket and reported it to police.

Mother charged after son’s body found encased in concrete in Denver storage unit

The boy's mother was charged with abuse of a corpse in what sources say was an attempt to hide evidence.

Man accused of bringing date to condo with woman he allegedly killed in basement

The suspect faces various charges, including first-degree intentional homicide, hiding a corpse and identity theft.

Man caught on camera licking doorbell, prowling outside CA home for 3 hours

Police say the suspect could face misdemeanor charges for petty theft and prowling.

Parents arrested after 1-year-old girl’s body found buried in NM backyard

The case began in December when the girl’s father allegedly told his mother he drowned the 1-year-old in the bathtub apartment.

  Man charged with murder in shooting of 7-year-old Houston girl; race not believed to be factor

A manhunt began after the Dec. 30 murder of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, who was fatally shot when a suspect opened fire on her family’s car.

Mother accused of forcing 8-year-old daughter to help in plot to poison husband with antifreeze

Prosecutors say the woman’s husband was not hurt because each time he allegedly drank the antifreeze, he noticed a chemical taste and spat out the drink.

Off-duty fire captain killed by alleged drunken driver while helping at crash scene

The suspected drunken driver was arrested and charged with homicide by reckless use of a vehicle.

Deputies: Teens egging cars led to road rage, crash that killed Houston woman

Deputies say after two drivers, one a 14-year-old, got involved in a car chase, the teenager ran a red light, crashed into a third car and killed the female driver.

Fiancé of Colorado mother missing since Thanksgiving charged with her murder

Investigators have not found a body but say the evidence suggests the 29-year-old mother was killed at her home.

Manhunt underway after Houston girl, 7, fatally shot in car with mom

The girl’s mother says the family was headed to the store when a car pulled up out of nowhere, and a man inside started shooting at them for no reason.

Police: Baby left in soaked diaper, cold car while mother inside bar

The mother was arrested after bystanders noticed the 1-year-old alone in the car.

Armed man arrested on way to Texas church to ‘fulfill prophecy,’ police say

The suspect, who was armed with a handgun and extra ammunition, was arrested along the Texas highway after a waitress called police about an encounter she had with him.

Mother accused of letting daughter die by hiding diabetes diagnosis

The mother allegedly took measures to conceal her daughter’s 2013 diabetes diagnosis and failed to provide her with appropriate medical treatment and medication.

Woman arrested after calling 911 to ask for ride, deputies say

Deputies say the 22-year-old called 911 three times to ask for a ride, one time saying she was in danger when she wasn’t and another time cursing the dispatcher.

Man flies home Christmas night after he catches burglar on surveillance cameras

After seeing the stranger in his home, the man immediately called 911, but because he was in another state visiting family, dispatchers told him they couldn’t help.