A 55-year old Hispanic man is wrongly accused of kidnapping his grandson in Torrance, California. Abel Mata, a seventh-grade history teacher, was babysitting his two-year-old grandson on Friday morning when police showed up at the 700 block of Border Avenue.
Insider reports that a white woman started shouting at Mata for walking with his light-skinned grandson. She accused Mata of kidnapping the two-year-old toddler and called police. After questioning Mata, they quickly realized that someone had falsely accused him of a crime.
A 77-year-old man from Fort Worth Texas, has been arrested for the 1974 murder of a teenage girl on Monday morning. According to CBS Austin, police arrested Glen McCurley and charged him with capital murder for the slaying of 17-year-old Carla Walker
On February 17, 1974, Carla and her boyfriend parked outside a bowling alley during a Valentine’s Day party. The Washington Post reports that McCurley pistol-whipped the boy and then kidnapped Carla from the parking lot. Three days later, she is found stuffed inside an underground tunnel near Lake Benbrook.
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.
An amber alert has been issued for one-month-old Armaidre Antwan Marquie Argumon, last seen on Friday, September 18. According to KSAT, the infant was last seen at 8:30 am in the 500 block of Old Forest Road in Wells, Texas. Armaidre is described as 22 inches tall and weighs 9 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes, and last seen wearing a diaper.
A woman was sexually assaulted near her coffee shop on Monday in Chicago. It was a typical day for Allison Howe. She headed to her usual coffee shop in the Wicker Park neighborhood around 10:00 am. Not owning a car, Howe walks anywhere she needs to go. As she walked towards the coffee shop near the Damen Blue line stop, she got assaulted from behind, reports CBS Chicago.
A 38-year-old man is beaten and shot to death on Sunday, September 13, in Dallas, Texas. At around 5:00 am, the Dallas police received a call reporting a shooting. Officials arrived at 4330 Dickason Avenue, reports NBC5. They found David Eugene Young lying unresponsive outside a residence. According to CBS11, a witness who reported the shooting filmed the murder of Young on video. She witnessed a man chasing Young and claimed that he was beating the victim to death.
Three family members are arrested for the murder of a Newton, Mississippi woman. According to WLBT, first responders received a call around 10:30 am on Sunday, September 6. They arrived at 989 Pecan Road and found Marian Roncali dead at the residence. After first responders suspected Roncali’s death as foul play, police arrested 46-year-old Carlos Roncali. According to WTOK, investigators later issued arrest warrants for Carlos Roncali’s mother and father, Sherry and James Roncali.
Nicholas Nanes, 29 was arrested for the shooting and murder of two men, Bobby Lucas, 56, and Selvaraju Vellingiri, 55.
Olga Maria Calderon was a 32-year-old mother working at a Walgreens in Chicago. On Sunday, September 6, 18-year-old Sincere Williams repeatedly stabbed her to death. According to the Chicago SunTimes, Williams arrived at the Wicker Park Walgreens in the 1300 block of North Milwaukee Avenue. He entered the store around 9:35 am on Sunday with the intent of robbing it.
Babylon Berlin is a German neo-noir television series based on the German books by Volker Kutscher. This mystery/crime show set during the 1920’s in Berlin during an unstable period that would eventually lead to the rise of Nazism.
Father is a suspect in the murder suicide of his family. Police make a grim discovery on Sunday, August 30 in an apparent family murder-suicide. The parents were Regina, 58, and John Tobin, 57, who lived in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Their kids were Natalie and Graham Tobin, who were both 15-years-old at the time of their death. According to Beaconjournal.com, the Tobins were well-known philanthropists in the community.
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.
As if a Covid-19 pandemic wasn’t bad enough, the headlines suggest America is in the middle of a new wave of homicides — from New York City to Chicago to Minneapolis.
A gymnastics coach and gym owner was arraigned Friday on three counts of rape for allegedly sexually assaulting a student when she was 17 and 18-years-old. David Auger, 41, of Hudson, is the owner of 10.0 Academy of Gymnastics, in Stow. According to the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, Auger sexually assaulted the victim between Jan. 27, 2018 and July 30, 2019.
Henrico Police have identified the body of a woman found in a cornfield Tuesday as a missing person from Richmond. Officers responded around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday to an area on New Market Road near Rockingham Street for a suspicious situation involving a vehicle in a cornfield.
A local man who was just released from the Wayne County jail after being sentenced for a minor crime now faces a much longer stay behind bars for allegedly attacking another man with a shovel during a robbery.
Police released the names of the two men suspected in an armed robbery that killed two bystanders at a Circle K near Hayden and Indian School roads.
Police are trying to determine whether someone was kidnapped in eastern Birmingham Friday evening. Officers from the city’s East Precinct responded about 6 p.m. to a report of a kidnapping in the 1100 block of Camelia Road, said Sgt. Rod Mauldin.
The jury that will hear the murder trial of a southern Indiana man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body may have to come from another county to avoid depleting the jury pool during another high-profile trial.
The state’s highest court on Friday made what amounts to a technical correction in a 2011 Berkshire County triple-murder case linked to the Hells Angels.
The woman facing first-degree arson charges in the Wendy’s restaurant fire that broke out during protests over Rayshard Brooks’ death in Atlanta appeared in court on Wednesday.
Detectives from the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday announced the identity of the suspect in the homicide of Kelso resident Rick Huckaby last November, and said that suspect died by suicide in February.
A man is now facing charges after a reported kidnapping, robbery and sexual assault at a Liberty car wash. Terry E. Campbell, 35, has been charged with first-degree kidnapping, first-degree robbery, first-degree sexual abuse, first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle and two counts of armed criminal action.
When the computers at Okemah City Hall were fired up Monday morning, users were greeted with an ominous message: The system had been hacked and the data was being held for ransom.
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
Orange County homicide detectives have arrested three family members after the body of a 27-year-old woman who was deaf, mute and had Cerebral palsy was found abandoned near the Valencia College campus in April.
A man was found fatally shot inside a silver Chevy Equinox shortly after noon on Friday, Detroit police say.
Bellevue’s Police Chief Steve Mylett said looters from Sunday night are part of an organized crime ring.
As state and federal politicians send a surge of police and soldiers to confront the nationwide protests that emerged over the last week, the number of people arrested is already double the number of white-collar criminals federally prosecuted in all of 2019.
In 1989, San Diego socialite Betty Broderick gunned down her ex-husband and his new wife. Today, the four Broderick children have differing views on whether their mom should spend her remaining years behind bars.
A man is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl and then threatening her mother after she reported it to police, according to arrest records.
A 43-year-old German prisoner who traveled around Portugal in a camper van is now the focus of Scotland Yard’s investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann 13 years ago.
The parking lots at the “Exchange,” the apartment complex on Riverside Station Boulevard, have been the scene of numerous burglaries into unlocked vehicles. Two vehicles were also stolen from the site from March through May of this year, officials said.
A Tobyhanna man who police said went on an armed robbery crime spree from Ohio to the Poconos has been arrested by Pocono Mountain Regional Police after a search warrant allegedly linked him to four stolen handguns taken in a holdup at the Pickerel Inn in Pike County.
Crime Stoppers of Michigan is offering a cash reward up to $2,500 for information that helps lead to the arrest of an unknown suspect wanted in connection with a fatal Detroit shooting in April.
A food service contractor for the Lexington County Detention Center faces charges of providing contraband to an inmate
Alvarado faces an attempted murder charge in the May 16 stabbing, and about a dozen additional felony counts related to the car thefts.
The attorney representing the family of a University of Connecticut student wanted in connection with two homicides says he’s suffered from mental health issues for years, but the deadly crime spree “came out of nowhere.”
The Houston Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a man who went on a violent crime spree that started last year.
Nobody knew how the coronavirus, with its historic stay-at-home order from the governor, would influence and inspire crime across Colorado.
Police are investigating a fatal hit and run that happened over the weekend on the city’s east side. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police were dispatched around 12:20 a.m. Sunday to the 1900 block of North Rural Street for a report of a hit and run accident.
A man has died after being stabbed on Indianapolis’ southeast side, police said. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officers were dispatched just after 7 p.m. Sunday to 3200 block of S. Oxford St. for a report of a person stabbed.
Three days after nine bodies of guest workers from West Bengal, Bihar and Tripura were found in an abandoned well at Gorrekunta of Geesugonda mandal in Warangal Rural district, the Warangal Commissionerate of Police got to the end of the mystery and arrested 24-year-old guest worker from Bihar, Sanjay Kumar Yadav, who allegedly committed the crime.
Sharing details of the incident with the media on Monday, Commissioner of Police V. Ravinder said these nine people were killed to cover up one murder which Sanjay Kumar committed three months ago.
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Two Waco lawyers were arrested Friday on charges that they plotted to kill the woman’s ex-husband, who had been arrested earlier this year on child molestation allegations.
Attorney Michael Don is sitting in a jail cell after authorities busted him Wednesday during a raid at his Eltingville home in which they allegedly recovered a cache of guns and 1,000 opioid pills.
Caught inside the same house he broke into the night before, a Tenafly burglar brandished a kitchen knife at police before dawn Friday, authorities said.
The Michigan State University Police need help identifying three subjects that used stolen credit cards at two businesses in the south end of Lansing. If you have any information regarding the identity of these subjects, please contact Crime
A Long Island man was arrested for an alleged hate crime in which he used ethnic slurs during an assault outside a popular business, police said.
Authorities in Iowa are investigating the alleged beating of a black man who local civil rights activists say appears to be the victim of a hate crime.
A 19-year-old woman is accused of stabbing a man 17 times on Friday night, according to an Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office incident report.
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On May 12, Domestic battery incident. Jadoon, Asad Khan, 35, was arrested and transported to BSO Main Jail.
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a man who was reported missing Monday afternoon while picking ferns near Ashford. The man was identified as Hun Kim, 60, an Asian male.
A 21-year-old was arrested Sunday after he was accused of lewd and lascivious battery on a 14-year-old girl on Saturday at Englewood Beach, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reported.
After 43 years in prison — more than 25 years of that on death row — Johnny Lee Gates walked out of custody on Friday a free man.
A married father of two in England has been charged with assisting an accused murderer after dismembered female remains were found in two suitcases this week.
26-year-old Danielle Radue’s son died Friday. He had been in the hospital since Monday, when EMS and police found the baby unresponsive.
A pregnant woman accused of stock theft reportedly went into labor upon her arrest in Mudzi, Mashonaland East Province, Zimbabwe.
Peel Regional Police are searching for four suspects following an armed carjacking in Mississauga just after midnight on Wednesday, May 13. Around 12:15 a.m., police responded to reports of a stolen vehicle in the area of Tenth Line West and Thomas Street. Guns were seen during the incident and no injuries were reported, according to police.
As the coronavirus continues to sweep the country, police report that violent crime has gone down in major cities throughout the U.S. A survey of 30 U.S. police departments reported that violent crime has gone down due to stay-at-home orders in several big cities.
The astronaut Anne McClain had faced accusations that she had improperly accessed a bank account from the International Space Station. But prosecutors said her accuser lied about some details.
A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon after a crime spree that ended with law enforcement coaxing the man from the ceiling space of a Camarillo business where he was refusing to surrender for several hours, according to authorities.
Trial by Media is the latest series to bolster Netflix’s scorching hot array of true crime dramas. The docu-series – executive-produced by George Clooney – will look at some of the biggest trials in the US and the role of the media in turning the legal system into a form of entertainment. Here’s everything you need to know about the new true-crime documentary.
Maybe it begins with a body in the woods, half-buried under bracken. Or with a glimmering shot of a city skyline. Or with a furtive deal, carried out at dusk, before an unknown character heads toward an untimely end. The clichés and conventions of crime dramas are their own strange reprieve because of what they tend to guarantee: After a trip into the murkiest corners of the human psyche, an arc will be completed, a villain (or several) will be captured, and the system will prevail.
A Pittsburgh scientist, who was supposedly “on the verge” of a “significant” discovery related to COVID-19, wasn’t killed in connection with his research, police said. Instead, investigators believe Dr. Bing Liu’s murder was related to a suspected love triangle.
Let’s be honest: True crime shows and documentaries are all kinds of addictive. It’s why people gawk when they see flashing lights or accidents in real life, they want to know what’s happening. TV true-crime offerings let viewers do just that from the comfort of their own homes, passing judgment on those involved from the safety of their couches and beds. Whether it’s a scripted version of notorious crimes like Hulu’s The Act, which retold the story of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard, or a documentary featuring those directly involved in the crime, like Jan Broberg and Abducted in Plain Sight, true crime content is some of the best kinds of content. Especially now while most of the country adheres to social distancing and stay-at-home orders to battle the spread of the coronavirus.
Reports of hate crimes and bias incidents have spiked 366% in Oregon this year, in part because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Law enforcement in Baltimore has a new tool to fight crime: aerial surveillance.
Data shows gun violence outpacing other types of crime in several major cities and running higher than 2019 levels nationally.
This past week, our agency aired the first episode of “Brevard County Justice” and it already landed two thugs right where they belong, in the Brevard County Jail.
A spike in gang violence in El Salvador amid the coronavirus pandemic spurred the country’s president on Sunday to authorize the use by “lethal force,” as prison officials packed rival gang members together in cells in an attempt to halt the violence.
Greater Springfield organized crime figure Ralph Santaniello wanted out of prison sooner rather than later.
Authorities in Kabul will ban motorcycles and scooters in the Afghan capital in a bid to control rampant crime and stop assailants on two-wheelers from conducting targeted killings, officials said Tuesday.
When it comes to true crime podcasts, there are so many options that it might be overwhelming, but Hillary and Tina from The Muck Podcast, are approaching crime through a different lens. The Muck Podcast covers dark and sometimes weird true stories in American politics. If you are into political scandals, this is definitely the show for you! We chatted with Hillary and Tina about the inspiration behind the podcast along with their best podcast recommendations!
In the first nine days of nationwide confinement, the tally of murders plummeted to 94 from 326 over the same period last year.
People who work to prevent violence in the District have the pandemic on their minds.
A family enjoying a late afternoon walk April 1 learned from a neighbor their burglar alarm had sounded and 2 men could be seen running away from their house.
People are no better than chance at identifying when someone else is recounting a false or real memory of a crime, according to a new UCL study.
The man was arrested by police after they raided the property he was living in at Castle Bromwich
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“I was using an app to see how many miles I rode my bike and now it was putting me at the scene of the crime,” the man said.
Sometimes, one news story completely overtakes the airwaves. These high-profile incidents can be worldwide events, political struggles, or natural disasters, but sometimes, they’re fascinating crimes.
There’s true crime and then there’s true crime that will turn your stomach.
There’s mounting evidence that organized retail theft rings are targeting the homeless and drug addicts to do their stealing.