Missoula County, MT – Thirty-six years after a woman’s remains were discovered in Missoula County, Montana, authorities have been able to identify her as 23-year-old Janet Lee Lucas from Spokane.
Spokane, WA—On April 3, 2020, police came upon the body of a homeless man with a gunshot wound to the head. Months later, on August 8, 2020, Mary Schaffer’s body was discovered in her car with a gunshot wound to the head.
Jose Cuenca-Zuniga has been charged with the murder of 19-year-old Yadhira Romero Martinez after the teen’s body was discovered in his Minneapolis home last Friday.
The manhunt for Rossana Delgado’s five suspected killers continues nearly two weeks after the Atlanta mother went missing while working as a Lyft driver. Rossana disappeared on April 16 shortly after speaking to her husband on the phone.
Kristin Smart’s case saw a staggering development this week when the father of her alleged killer was arrested under charges of moving her body from underneath his deck. Kristin was a former California Polytechnic State University student who disappeared in 1996 while walking home from a party.
Authorities are looking for Sierra Hunter, a 19-year-old who went missing from Anadarko, Oklahoma over two weeks ago, after she was reportedly seen in Austin, Texas on April 8. Sierra was last seen by her mother on Easter Sunday and last heard from by her sister and brother on April 8 via a phone call from a Texas number.
Brianna Ratliff, 20, went missing around 7 p.m. near Hall Park Thursday night. According to NBC4, Ratliff went to a gas station and never returned. On Sunday, a search party discovered the body of a young woman inside an empty house on Chestnut Street. With the help of the Bureau of Criminal Investigations, officials confirmed that it was Ratliff.
Larry Bollin has been charged with five counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in addition to murder after shooting up the cabinet-supply company he worked at on Thursday.
Kori Gauthier’s car was found abandoned on the Mississippi River Bridge Wednesday after another vehicle crashed into it, but the college freshman is still missing. The Baton Rouge Police and LSU Police are currently working on finding Kori and solving the mystery of why her car had been abandoned on the bridge in the first place. Kori’s family is offering a $10,000 reward for her safe return.
Travis Rudolph, a former NFL player for Florida State, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in a double shooting in Palm Beach County on Wednesday. The double shooting occurred early Wednesday morning in Lake Park, Florida and resulted in the serious injury of a man that was transported to a local hospital from the scene, and the death of another man who was found “a short distance away” in the city of West Palm Beach.
A Texas family of six were found dead inside their home early Monday morning following an apparent mass murder-suicide via two brothers. On Monday afternoon, police identified the bodies as 77-year-old grandmother Altafun Nessa; 54-year-old father Towhidul Islam; 56-year-old mother Iren Islam; 21-year-old Tanvir Towhid; and 19-year-old twins Farhan Towhid and his sister Farbin Towhid.
A deadly road rage incident led to the fatal shooting of Julie Eberly, a 47-year-old mother of six who was riding in the passenger seat of her car alongside her husband on March 25. On Thursday, the man behind the gun was tracked down by investigators and arrested.
Aminadab Gonzalez has been identified as the individual who fatally shot four people at a business park in Orange, California on Wednesday. According to Lieutenant Jennifer Amat of the Orange Police Department, it is believed that the shooting was related to a “business and personal relationship which existed between the suspect and all of the victims.”
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.”
Three separate shootings killed two people and injured eight at the Virginia Beach Resort Area late Friday night. If you or anyone you know may have information regarding any of the shootings, Virginia Beach Police Department encourages you to call the Crime Line at 1-888-562-5887.
The teens who had assaulted Mohammad Anwar with a taser and caused a fatal car crash on Tuesday have been charged with felony murder and armed carjacking. The suspects, two teenage girls aged 13 and 15, attempted to carjack the 66-year-old man around 4:30 pm on Tuesday while he was working as an Uber Eats food delivery driver in Washington, D.C.
A teen is wanted for attempted murder after he tried to run over two women with his car on Saturday afternoon in Northfield, Vermont. A warrant is now out for Aleksander Cherkasov’s arrest and he is being charged with two counts of attempted murder in the second-degree.
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.
Rodney Hargrove was fatally shot inside the gates of the Curran-Fromhold Correction Facility in Philadelphia just one hour after he was released from the prison on Thursday.
Jasmin Cigarroa’s husband, Jonathan Nuno Mijangos, was arrested on first-degree murder charges after his wife’s remains were discovered on Friday morning. Jasmin, 24, was reported missing to the Denver Police Department on March 10. According to her brother, Mijangos said that his wife had gone out with her friends on Monday night but did not return home. However, Jasmin’s family does not believe that this is true.
The sixth season of HLN’s longest running original series “How It Really Happened with Hill Harper” is premiering Sunday, March 14 at 9 pm to 11 pm with the disturbing case of missing Utah mom Susan Powell.
Sean Lannon was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service on Wednesday morning for his suspected connection with multiple murders that occurred across the United States over the last two weeks.
Authorities identified the skeletal remains of a pregnant woman who had been discovered in a well 33 years ago as Lisa Todd on Tuesday. Todd’s remains were found at the old Publicker Distillery in Bensalem, Pennsylvania inn 1988, but the 17-year-old had disappeared from Philadelphia in October 1985.
On the morning of June 12, 2018, Wesley Billingsly was seen driving his Ford Expedition around Pacific Beach, honking and waving at friends as he passed by. However, after failing to show up for dinner with friends later that evening, Wesley was never seen again. Although it has been nearly three years since Wesley’s disappearance, his mother Christel Billingsly has never given up hope nor stopped searching for her son.
Two men were arrested and charged with the murder of a 19-year-old houseless woman that was found wrapped in plastic in Manhattan’s Fulton Fish Market this weekend. The victim, who police have identified as Rosalee Sanchez, was found inside the vacant warehouse of the fish market on Saturday morning by Austin Boehm, 25, and Christian Mercado, 20. However, once the police arrived on the scene, the two men were arrested and taken into custody under suspicion that they were involved in Sanchez’s death.
Dallas police officer Bryan Riser was arrested Thursday and charged with arranging the kidnappings and murders of two unrelated victims back in 2017.
This Tuesday morning at 6:16 AM, a crash involving a semitruck and an SUV carrying more than two dozen people, left 15 individuals dead and several others injured. The collision took place near the US-Mexico border, according to officials.
Today, most transgender murder cases continue to remain unsolved in the United States because police are struggling to connect with LGBTQ+ communities and properly represent victims in the media. Several experts and advocates for the transgender and LGBTQ+ communities have stated that United States police routinely fail to protect transgender victims via illformed state hate crime laws and improper identification practices such as misgendering and misnaming individuals.
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.
Lady Gaga is offering a $500,000 reward for the return of her beloved French bulldogs after they were stolen and her dog walker was shot on Wednesday night.
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.
On Thursday, the body that had been found on the Crow Reservation in Montana was confirmed to belong to 8-year-old Mildred Old Crow. Mildred was reported missing in November of 2020 after non-custodial family members stated that they had not seen the young girl since July 2018.
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.
Charles Polevich was arrested on Wednesday and charged with leaving the scene of a fatal car accident that killed Nicki Minaj’s father, Robert Maraj, last Friday. Maraj had been walking on the street when Polevich struck the 64-year-old pedestrian with his vehicle at 6:15 pm. According to police, Polevich stopped and exited his car to check on the injured man. Yet, rather than helping Maraj and calling 911, Polevich fled the scene.
The Crime Stoppers award for finding the murderer of 12-year-old David Mack was raised to $10,000 on Monday. David was last seen by his grandmother around 3 pm on February 9 when he told her that he was going over to a friend’s house. The Atlanta native’s family reported him missing at 8:45 pm that same night when he failed to return home.
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.
Tracy Ray Rollins, a 28-year-old long-haul truck driver from Dallas, Texas, was arrested and charged Wednesday with the murder of Rebecca Landrith. Landrith’s body was found by a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) worker around 7 am Sunday near an 1-80 eastbound exit ramp by the Mile Run interchange.
Lindsay Overbay was killed in a shooting at a Minnesota medical clinic that left four others injured on Tuesday. Overbay, 37, was a medical assistant at Allina Health Urgent Care – Buffalo Crossroads clinic and a mother of two children. After being shot multiple times by the gunman, Overbay sustained life-threatening injuries that she eventually succumbed to after surgery late Tuesday night.
Just one day after reporting her missing, authorities arrested Jonathan Greyblood on Sunday under the suspicion that he killed his wife Jeanine.
HLN is premiering its new series Down the Hill: The Delphi Murders in a special two-day TV event that is airing February 14-15 at 10 pm. Based on the chart-topping HLN podcast “Down the Hill,” this limited series will uncover new details about the mysterious murders of teenage girls Abby Williams and Libby German, who went missing from their rural Indiana town on February 13, 2017.
Kaylah Blackmon, a missing Wichita teen, was found dead in her gray 2005 Ford Escape early on Thursday morning. Blackmon, 18, was previously considered to be in danger after her 17-year-old boyfriend, Michael Beasley, was found dead outside of an abandoned church on Monday morning.
Patricia Derges, a Missouri state representative, has been indicted for allegedly selling fake stem cell treatments for several different diseases, including Covid-19. Derges, 63, injected clients of Ozark Valley Medical Clinic with amniotic fluid that she claimed contained stem cells. According to the grand jury indictment that was unsealed on Monday, these “regenerative” treatments were actually acellular (sans stem cells).
Joshua Colon, Florida’s 2020 “Paramedic of the Year,” was charged this week for his role in the theft of three Moderna Covid-19 vaccine doses. The Polk County paramedic resigned from his position on January 22 and was arrested on Monday. He is currently facing charges for misconduct, fraud, and forgery after falsifying paperwork that he used to cover up his vaccine theft.
Texas pediatrician Dr. Bharat Narumanchi fatally shot Dr. Katherine Dodson during a hostage situation in the offices of Children’s Medical Group on Tuesday before turning the gun on himself. Dr. Narumanchi, 43, was recently diagnosed with terminal cancer and had visited the medical offices just last week to apply for a volunteer position.
Following an investigation into a deadly 2019 drug raid, nine police officers from the Houston Police Department narcotics squad were discovered to have been stealing overtime money from the department and have since been charged. Although the investigation into the alleged money scheme is ongoing, an audit of the narcotics unit from July 2020 did find that the officers rarely carried out thorough investigations and often overpaid informants for the seizure of minuscule amounts of drugs.
Police are searching for Sacramento resident Jerry Lee Adams after connecting him to a set of human remains found in the Sierra foothills. The remains were found on January 16 after several agencies searched an area near West Point. Following DNA testing, the remains were confirmed to belong to missing 27-year-old Savana Burger.
After being kidnapped from their New York foster home on Monday night, Shekeria and Dimitri Cash were found safe in Alabama on Wednesday evening. The children were found under the backseat floorboard of a rental car, concealed by a blanket. The woman that was driving the vehicle was taken into custody in Alabama and is currently being questioned.
The search continues for missing mother Maya Millete, who vanished from her Chula Vista home on the evening of January 7. Millete’s sister, Maricris Drouaillet, posited that Millete may have left with just her ID, possibly her phone, and maybe her credit card— although there has not been any financial activity on the card since she went missing.
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.
Chula Vista, California – Maya “May” Millete, 39, was reported by her loved ones to have last been seen on January 7, 2021 at her Chula Vista home in the San Miguel Ranch area, according to NBC News 7 San Diego.
Adam Johnson was arrested on Friday for his involvement in Wednesday’s violent riots on the U.S. Capitol Wednesday. Johnson, 36, was taken into custody at the Pinellas County jail by federal marshals and is currently being held on a U.S. Marshal’s warrant. His arrest followed a viral photo photo of him at Wednesday’s riot that spread across the internet.
A family member of the woman arrived at the apartment in Holland Township, Michigan. They found the couple unresponsive and called Ottawa County Central Dispatch around 10:45 a.m. According to MLive, paramedics arrived and declared the couple deceased.
Victor Bell Jr. was charged with third-degree murder on Tuesday after accidentally shooting his long-time friend in the head three days ago. The Pennsylvania teen had been hanging out with 23-year-old Diamond Rahatt at her Norristown home when he inadvertently fired Rahatt’s gun and killed her.
Rashod Stanley is being punished with nine months of solitary confinement for hosting a prison fashion show.
Florida resident Trodarius Rainey was found dead Monday morning after he and his girlfriend suspiciously disappeared last Wednesday. The 26-year-old was discovered in a wooded area of Lake Jesup Park in Sanford, Florida just before 10 a.m. His death is currently being investigated as a homicide and police are continuing to search for his girlfriend, 35-year-old Tiffany Church.
On New Year’s Eve, 23-year-old Christine Angelica Dacera checked into the City Garden Hotel in Makati, Manila. Dacera was looking forward to celebrating the new year with several of her friends and colleagues…the next day fellow party-goer, Rommel Galida, awoke to find Dacera in the empty hotel bathtub…unresponsive.
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.
Peter Nygard, the CEO of now-defunct fashion company Nygard International, has been arrested and charged with sex trafficking and racketeering after being extradited from Canada to the United States on Monday. Nygard, 79, has been accused of using his fortune and influence to “recruit and maintain adult and minor-aged female victims” over the last 25 years for the “sexual gratification” of himself and “his friends and business associates.”
‘Tis the season for Christmas carols and cheer, but here’s a list of holiday’s to fear: The 12 Murders of Christmas, or the 12 Christmases that went terribly wrong and were decidedly devoid of good tidings, comfort, and joy.
The body of a missing New York doctor, Tamara Saukin, was found in the pond of a Staten Island park on Wednesday morning. Dr. Saukin disappeared around 6:30 a.m. on November 18 while on a walk with her mother at Clove Lakes Park. On December 2, an NYPD canine caught the scent of a decomposing body and led the police to a large pond in the park.
Alexis Sharkey, a 26-year-old Instagram influencer, was found dead on a Houston roadside on Sunday morning after she had vanished Friday evening. Houston’s Buffalo Bayou Park will host a vigil for Alexis on December 3. Additionally, a GoFundMe campaign was set up in order to raise money for travel and funeral expenses for Alexis’ family, who is based in Pennsylvania.
An East Longmeadow man was arrested Wednesday and charged with transporting explosives in connection with allegedly trying to torch a Jewish nursing home earlier this month, according to newly unsealed court records.
The burning body firefighters discovered Wednesday in a secluded field near train tracks in the city’s Collinwood neighborhood was missing its head, hands and feet, according to three law-enforcement sources.
Cleveland police Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia would not say what body parts were missing. The dismembered body was burned to such a degree that investigators cannot identify its gender, Ciaccia said.
A police officer in Montana was seriously injured early Saturday after a car full of teenagers ran him over, police said.
The upcoming Netflix film “Lost Girls” depicts the tragic death of Shannan Gilbert and her mother Mari Gilbert’s subsequent quest for the truth.
Shannan was a 24-year-old sex worker who was vanished on May 1, 2010 while seeing a client out on Oak Beach, Long Island. Before she disappeared, multiple panicked calls were made to 911. Gilbert estate lawyer John Ray told Oxygen.com one call was from Gilbert’s client Joseph Brewer, two were from neighbors and one – which is believed to be over twenty minutes long – was from Shannan herself. In that call, she allegedly screamed “They’re trying to kill me!” according to PIX11. It’s not clear who she was referring to.
District Attorney Doug Evans recused himself from the case last month. Judge Joseph Loper gave Evans until February 28 to turn over all documents to the AG’s office.
New surveillance footage might give investigators fresh clues into the disappearance of two Idaho kids. The video appears to show their mother, Lori Vallow, at a storage facility near their home shortly after 7 year old J.J. and 17 year old Tylee Ryan were last seen in September.
Police rushed to the Rose and Crown pub in Writtle at 8pm on Friday, following reports two men had been assaulted.
There are new clues into the criminal mind of alleged Golden State Killer Joseph DeAngelo.
The disappearance of Cal Poly freshman Kristin Smart that grabbed national headlines and has sat unsolved for 23 years may have a major development coming soon.
One man accused in a deadly robbery at a Denny’s restaurant in Virginia is behind bars. But police are still scrambling to find another suspect.
The death of an American teacher in the Dominican Republic is being investigated as murder. Police say they found Patricia Anton in her apartment in Puerto Plata. Her hands and feet were bound. Officials say the 63-year-old was strangled. Jericka Duncan reports.
9 University of Southern California students have died since August – at least three by suicide, others by unknown means.
Police investigating a murder in Dukinfield say a crime scene will remain in place for several days as officers continue to gather evidence.
A 34-year-old woman has been arrested after police discovered the body of a man.
Now officers are advising people living nearby that they will remain at the scene over the coming days.