Brandon Elliot was arrested on Wednesday after viciously attacking a 65-year-old Filipino immigrant two days prior. The woman, later identified to be Vilma Kari, was on her way to church near Times Square in New York City when Elliot kicked her down and began beating her. He kicked Kari in the stomach and stomped on her face, shouted anti-Asian slurs and told her, “you don’t belong here.”
Jurors found an Oklahoma police officer guilty of second-degree murder Wednesday.
Former officer Michael Nealey beat his superior, Mannford Police Chief Lucky Miller, after an altercation in Nov. 2019. The two got into a fight at the Hilton Garden Inn in Pensacola Beach, Alabama, around 9 p.m.
Authorities charged a mother of a 3-year-old girl in Maryland with attempted murder for allegedly slashing the girl’s neck with a pair of scissors Saturday. Then, Anne Akers, 28, tried to do the same to herself.
In an unprecedented surge of racist attacks against the Asian American community, one victim takes back her power. Xiao Zhen Xie, the 75-year-old grandmother, went viral for not only surviving her attacker, but successfully fending off her assault.
Jesse Aylward was confirmed as Virginia Hannon’s killer on Thursday after DNA evidence connected him to the crime scene of Hannon’s brutal death on February 13, 1984. Although detectives continuously searched for Hannon’s killer, a lead in the case didn’t arise until a tipster called the police in February of last year and claimed that Aylward had confessed to killing someone in Pembroke several years earlier.
Samiah Downing’s killers, Ronald Greer and his girlfriend Bianca Stanch, were sentenced to 32 years in prison this week. Samiah, Greer’s daughter, had been routinely beaten, tortured, and forced into dehydration before the time of her death in 2012.
A second woman turned herself into the police Sunday, after the video of an Uber driver attack went viral online.
Arna Kimaiai and Malaysia King attacked Uber driver Subhakar Khadka on March 7 in San Francisco, California. Khadka said that he stopped the car to ask the two women to put masks on, in order to comply with Uber’s mask policy. Then, things got violent.
A Japanese language teacher was violently attacked in a possible hate crime while visiting Seattle Chinatown on February 25.
Luke Dufrene saved an abandoned infant that had been left on the highway and reunited them with their mother last Thursday evening.
The 23-year-old Good Samaritan had been driving to work in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana when he saw the driver of a vehicle “dropping a baby off” in a carrier on the media of a highway. Dufrene was shocked by what he saw but acted quickly.
After an arraignment on Wednesday, notorious New York City “Subway Attacker” Khari Covington is now facing a 52-count indictment against him for burglary, assault and strangulation as hate crimes. Covington allegedly targeted “light-skinned women” during a string of attacks that occurred between August 2020 and January 4 in Brooklyn’s East Williamsburg neighborhood. Most of the attacks happened in the Morgan Avenue subway station, but one took place near the station and another at a smoke shop.
On Feb. 27, 2012, Thomas M. “T.J” Lane III took a .22 handgun to Chardon High School and shot six kids. Three of them died, two were in critical condition and one was paralyzed. Within a few hours, the entire community of Chardon, Ohio, was rocked to its core. Chardon was a place you took your kids to raise them. People waved to each other on the street and everyone knew each other. No one imagined that such a violent event could happen.
Lawrence Paul Anderson, who was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and a single count of felony maiming and assault with a deadly weapon this week, asked to be held in the Grady County Jail without bail. According to police, Anderson had fatally stabbed his family’s neighbor Andrea Lynn Blankenship, “cut her heart out” and attempted to serve the organ to his aunt and uncle with potatoes. Anderson, 42, then attacked his uncle Leon Pye, his aunt Delsie and his four-year-old cousin.
Bryan Snow was charged with second-degree domestic abuse and endangering the welfare of a child after police rescued his disabled girlfriend and twin girls from severe neglect. Snow’s girlfriend reportedly has Multiple Sclerosis and had been left in the bathtub completely naked and sitting in several inches of feces and urine. After saving Snow’s girlfriend, police returned to the Missouri man’s home and found two five-year-old girls. Police officers stated that the twins were extremely malnourished and were eating out of a cereal bag.
A 20-year-old ex-boyfriend of Danielle Hopton, 18, of Fort Collins, and another man have been arrested and charged in connection with her beating death.
Ariel Robinson, a former winner on Food Network’s Worst Cooks in America, was denied her bail request of $40,000 on Friday after claiming that the death of her three-year-old foster daughter was caused by ingesting too much water rather than by her own hand.
Robert Joiner, 35, was found laying in a pool of blood at his home after Reanetta Moore, 44, allegedly stabbed him early Sunday morning. The couple were involved in a heated argument that quickly escalated, and according to RADIO, Moore sliced her husband multiple times.
Following its release last Wednesday, Netflix’s new docuseries Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer has gained significant media attention for its unique coverage of Richard Ramirez’s rampage of horror during the 1980s.
The FBI is tracking down and charging anyone who participated in illegal activity during last Wednesday’s violent riots at the U.S. Capitol for their misdemeanor and/or felony crimes.
According to a statement that was released by USCP, officer Brian D. Sicknick, 42, died on Thursday after succumbing to injuries that he sustained the day prior “while physically engaging with the protestors.” Another Capitol Police officer, Howard Liebengood, died by suicide three days after the riot.
Portland police are searching for 24-year-old David Dahlen after he escaped from the Portland Police Bureau’s Central Precinct on Saturday night. Dahlen is wanted on charges of first-degree assault, first-degree attempted murder, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, assaulting a public safety officer, and second-degree escape.
Zephaniah “Zephi” Trevino, a teenaged sex trafficking victim, appeared on Wrongful Conviction with Jason Flom Wednesday to denounce the capital murder charges that she is currently facing. Trevino continues to maintain her innocence and shared her story on Jason Flom’s podcast in order to clear her name.
Luis Rodriguez-Mena was extradited from Mexico and arrested by Des Plaines, Illinois police on Thursday for the 1999 murder of flight attendant Young Kavila. Kavila, 30, was killed on November 30, 1999 after arriving in Chicago on a flight. She headed to her apartment in Des Plaines around 10 p.m., where Rodriguez-Mena had allegedly been waiting for her, and was attacked in her kitchen.
Angel Rodriguez-Gomez was arrested last Tuesday when he climbed the balcony and broke into the apartment of Hannah Viverette while she filmed a TikTok dance video on her phone. The entire terrifying incident was recorded:
Jacob Krzemski, who was suspected in the suspicious death of his Bay Area girlfriend in April was formally charged this week for murdering her. Krzemski brought Corina Lee to the hospital on April 8 claiming that she fallen while in the shower and hit her head on the toilet. Krzemski told the doctors that Lee had been recovering from a head injury that occurred just three days earlier after she allegedly fell off of her bike.
A Trump supporter accused of breathing on anti-Trump protestors was charged with misdemeanor assault on Sunday. Kathy Beynette and her friend were protesting President Trump outside of the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia on Saturday when a counter-protestor crossed the street to antagonize them.
An unidentified man assaulted and then pushed an off-duty UPS worker onto subway tracks in Manhatten. The New York Daily reports the man punched the UPS worker multiple times before pushing him.
The boyfriend of 21-year-old Bethany Anne Decker is charged with her 2011 disappearance on Monday. Bethany, a student of George Mason University, had been pregnant five months before she suddenly went missing on January 29, 2011, in Loudon County, Virginia. According to WUSA9, Bethany lived with her boyfriend, 40-year-old Ronald Roldan, in her Ashburn apartment; at the same time, her husband, Emile Decker, was deployed in Afghanistan. After her disappearance, investigators learned that Bethany had been in an abusive relationship with her boyfriend. Consequently, Ronald, the father of Bethany’s unborn child, would be the last person to see her alive.
Nate Burrell, who had participated in two seasons of A&E’s 60 Days In, publicly committed suicide in downtown Allegan, Michigan on Saturday. Prior to his suicide, Burrell posted a long note on Facebook outlining his plan and saying goodbye to his loved ones. Burrell, a former Marine, also used his suicide note to urge for mental health care reform within America — especially for veterans.
A 17-year-old has been charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man on Thursday in Salt Lake City. Police arrived at Tanner Park near Parleys Canyon at 2695 E. Heritage Way around 4 pm after witnesses reported shots coming from the park on October 18.
The district attorney of Syracuse, New York, has identified Curtez McLauren, 17, as the suspected murderer of two slayings, on Friday. Police believe that Curtez shot to death Stephen Phelps Martans, 37, in his home at 326 Westcott St, around 2:40 pm.
A man was killed by his cousin in an illegal street takeover on Thursday morning in Costa Mesa, California. Sergio Marroquian, 23, was riding in the passenger seat of his cousin’s Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck when it flipped on its side.
According to ABC 7, the crash occurred around 2:30 am after the car was doing donuts on the street. It took place between Sunflower and Hyland avenue after more than 100 vehicles began taking over the streets.
Serial Killers, what are they? Criminals, Psychopaths, and Charming? Believe it or not, most serial killers share traits of charm, kindness, and charisma. Some can use these traits in their favor, seducing victims and the public alike. These combined traits mimic their humanity and empathy for other human beings, making them the most dangerous and sinister predators of all. Here are some of the most charming serial killers that we have seen so far.
A father is arrested for the murder of his infant daughter. A 9-month-old baby has died in Houston, Texas on the morning of August 24. According to Click2Houston, Ya’Niece Mason had taken her daughter to stay with her father, Luis Luna on August 21.
The three white men charged with the murder of a Black jogger in south Georgia pleaded not guilty Friday morning in Chatham County Superior Court, in a case that spurred a national outcry after cellphone video of the shooting appeared on the internet.
At least 1 defendant is requesting bail, citing COVID-19 concerns of being in jail.
Indiana man Vauhxx Booker and a group of friends had hiked to watch the eclipse near Lake Monroe Saturday night when Booker was allegedly attacked by a group.
Alexandria Police Officer Jonathan Griffin has been charged with assault and battery for an unjustified use of force against a handcuffed resident in January, according to the city. Commonwealth’s Attorney Bryan Porter said that 32-year-old, who was dismissed from the department after the incident, was charged with one count of assault and battery.
Adult film star Ron Jeremy pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles courtroom on Friday to charges of raping three women and sexually assaulting another. Jeremy, whose real name is Ronald Jeremy Hyatt, entered into a not guilty plea at his arraignment to three counts each of forcible rape and forcible penetration by a foreign object and one count each of forcible oral copulation and sexual battery.
Police in San Jose are seeking help from the public to identify the woman caught on camera coughing on a 1-year-old in a Yogurtland earlier this month.
Former OU running back Roy Finch was charged Wednesday with felony domestic assault and battery “resulting in great bodily harm.”
Fayetteville / Cumberland County Crimestoppers released surveillance video Wednesday from inside a gas station in hopes the public will help identify the two men who robbed the store and beat the clerk there on June 3.
Two men are facing rape charges in separate incidents, Onondaga County Sheriff’s investigators said Wednesday
Two former Desert Sands Unified School District volunteers who are accused of sex crimes involving children entered not guilty pleas to felony and misdemeanor charges and are due back at the Larson Justice Center on July 10 for a trial-readiness conference.
The Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office currently has an active warrant for 48-year-old Dale Lee Clearwater, of Swartz, that charges him with one count of Aggravated Crimes Against Nature.
Natalie Simms, a woman in her late 30s living in San Antonio, wasn’t expecting anything out of the ordinary as she waited for her boyfriend on that day in August 2016. She was sitting on the curb, her car parked across the street, talking on the phone and minding her own business.
Maryland police have ended a days-long search for a cyclist who was seen on video assaulting a group of young people who were putting up fliers protesting police brutality following the death of George Floyd.
In February of 2018, the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee heard testimony concerning allegations of rape and sexual abuse at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women. The Department of Corrections declined to appear at the hearing.
A Purvis woman has had bond set at $250,000 after being charged with murder for fatally shooting a man and assaulting another with a pipe.
An Arizona man accused of fleeing a nightclub after committing assault was then run over and seriously injured by a drunk driver Sunday night
A southeast Georgia sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man who threw rocks at him, state officials said. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said it’s examining the Saturday shooting of 47-year-old Yassin Mohamed near Claxton.
Hennepin County prosecutors said Friday they have filed four additional charges against a Ham Lake man suspected in a string of sex crimes in the Minneapolis area, bringing the total number of cases to nine.
A suspect accused of assaulting and robbing an elderly man in Chandler now is jailed on suspicion of first-degree murder after the victim died, police said Tuesday.
They said 21-year-old Jordan Antonio Sullivan has been booked into a Phoenix jail and also is facing charges of robbery, aggravated assault, theft of means of transportation, and unlawful flight from law enforcement.
Daniel Alexander Wargo and Summer Louise Desjardin face charges for armed robbery and assault in Michigan.
Passion Latrice Watkins’ stepbrother had run to a neighbor for help, but by the time authorities arrived, they found 36-year-old Melanie Powers dead.
“He would say, ‘Mom, you have to forgive him. You have to,’” Jacob Ivascu’s mom said, three months after Anurag Chandra was accused of murdering her teenage son.
Caira and Leah Christopher were student athletes at Helix Charter High School in La Mesa
Victim identified as Margaret Alice Karr
A man was charged with assault after punching two women in the head, Houston police said.
The LAPD officer was off-duty at the time of the shooting and fled to Mexico.
A teenager is accused of stabbing his father after he got upset about having to go to school, according to Washington Township police.
Yeardley Love, a 22-year-old lacrosse player at the University of Virginia, was murdered by her ex-boyfriend in May 2010. The attack that killed her wasn’t the first—he’d assaulted her before. To Kathryn Laughon, a forensic nurse examiner and professor of nursing at UVA, one detail stands out: During one earlier incident, Love’s ex-boyfriend put his hands around her neck and strangled her. People saw it happen, but didn’t report it at the time—it got lumped in with the other episodes, and wasn’t recognized anything more or less violent than everything else going on.
The mother of Sophie Lancaster says she believes there is “no justice” as one of her daughter’s killers had his minimum jail term cut.
Ryan Herbert, then 16, was one of two men handed life sentences for murdering Sophie, 20, who died of her injuries after being savagely beaten along with her boyfriend in a park in Lancashire in 2007.
In a crime that shook the nation Sophie and boyfriend Rob Maltby were targeted by “feral thugs” because they were members of the goth subculture and “looked and dressed differently.”
Three teenage girls have entered not guilty pleas to multiple charges stemming from what police say was a road trip across Washington.
Three juvenile girls from Spokane have been taken into custody after an alleged statewide crime spree.
Several members attending a furry convention in California on Friday helped restrain a man who was assaulting his girlfriend until police arrested him, according to officials.
The victim, in his thirties, was discovered with a serious head injury in Slough High Street, between Contract Options and Peri Peri Chicken, at about 2.26am on Wednesday.
Judge Simon Drew QC today overturned a court order allowing the naming of West Mercia Police Constables Benjamin Monk and Mary Ellen Bettley-Smith., Police officer accused of murdering ex-Premier League footballer Dalian Atkinson, 48, who died after being Tasered – and the female colleague accused of assaulting him.
A single mum has revealed how she required 52 surgeries after her skull was brutally belted by her ex with a baseball bat up to 50 times in a new anti-domestic violence campaign.
Police were called to a lithium-tantalum project about 120km south of Port Hedland about 6.30am on Monday after Toby Richter, 40, from Marble Bar was found dead.
According to an initial investigation, the child was beaten to death with a coconut leaf stalk and a PVC pipe, they said.
A 19-year-old Barrhead man is facing an attempted murder charge after he allegedly assaulted his mother, leaving her in critical condition. RCMP responded to a Barrhead home at about 7:40 p.m. Friday after receiving a request for assistance from paramedics who were treating a 45-year-old woman with serious injuries. She remains in critical but stable condition, RCMP said.
The alleged killer of a retired nurse cycled away from the crime scene on a “Boris bike” after beating her to death and setting fire to her home, the Old Bailey heard.
Kyle Miles, 22, is wanted by Windsor police on a charge of aggravated assault. Investigators have named him the suspect in a stabbing that happened in Windsor Court Apartments at 1616 Ouellette Ave. on Monday.
A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died.
Police in Dallas say they are investigating whether the killings of two transgender women and an assault on a third are connected.