On April 21, 2012, 19-year-old Tanner Barton was invited to a party at a friend’s house in Kokomo, Indiana. The next morning, Tanner was dead. I had the opportunity to sit (over Zoom) with Tanner’s mother, Michele Barton, to discuss what happened to her son and what her next steps are for bringing anyone responsible for Tanner’s death to justice.
Sunday police reported to the residence of an irritate armed man later identified as 23-year-old Alejandro Alirez according to New Mexico Police. Alirez shot at police before barricading himself in the residence and murdering his girlfriend Cristal Cervantes and her grandfather Victor Cervantes in the home.
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 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.
Blake Bivens said he was alone at an airport when he discovered through Facebook that his wife, Emily Bernard Bivens, their son, Cullen Micah Bivens, and his mother-in-law, Joan Bernard, were dead.
Tucson Police are asking the public to help identify a man suspected of stealing 29 unused Covid-19 test kits from an Arizona medical center.
A class-action lawsuit filed Thursday in New York federal court claims a breakthrough facial recognition technology designed for law enforcement use is illegally taking people’s biometric information without their consent.
An Uber driver in Virginia has been charged after police say he attempted to chase down someone who hit his car — without letting his passengers out.