Police charged PC Benjamin Monk with the murder of footballer Dalian Atkinson after an altercation in Shropshire in 2016. His co-accused, PC Mary Ellen Bettley-Smith, faced assault charges.
Loren Reed has been incarcerated for nearly a year after allegedly making comments on his private social media pages in which he expressed his support of the Black Lives Matter protests.
The mass visibility of police-inflicted violence in our country has led to an increased demand for alternative options to calling the police in situations that require de-escalation rather than violence. For more information on the numerous alternative options that “Don’t Call the Police” offers, you can check out their website as well as follow their Instagram (@whocanicall), Twitter (@WhocanIcall) and Facebook (@whocanicall).
The inmates of City Justice Center, a prison in downtown St. Louis, are in the midst of expressing their dissatisfaction with the prison system. In their fourth staged uprising in four months, the inmates demonstrated their animosity by breaking windows, setting fires, and throwing furniture, as well as smaller items. out of the windows.
Arriving at the scene, police discovered 13-year-old Adam Toledo and a man who were both present in the alley. Toledo then attempted to flee the scene, at which point one of the police officers decided to retaliate with violence-shooting the boy in the back.
LAPD Officer Rosario Cervantes informed the press that while the man was transported to a hospital, he, unfortunately, succumbed to his injuries.
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.
After premiering the sixth season of its Original Series last Sunday, HLN’s “How It Really Happened” is delving into the story of dangerous criminals Richard Matt and David Sweat and their shocking escape from Clinton Correctional Facility on June 5, 2015. You can catch this episode on Sunday, March 21 at 9 pm to 11 pm ET/PT.
Dallas police officer Bryan Riser was arrested Thursday and charged with arranging the kidnappings and murders of two unrelated victims back in 2017.
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.
Take a load off and fill out this spooky Murder Libs story, An Unlikely Arrest, about a mysterious marauder and their dubious capture! For more goofy true crime fun, check out our first edition.
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.
Officer Rodney Vicknair had an established history of misconduct over his years of his service; from harassment to stalking. The latest allegations against him are shaping out to be the most horrific yet. When the teenage girl was released from the hospital, Vicknair allegedly began the next four months gaining her trust, sexually harassing her, and eventually progressing to sexually abusing her.
According to Quinto’s mother and sister, an officer handcuffed Angelo, as another kneeled on his neck for a horrifying five minutes, eerily echoing what happened with George Floyd seven months prior. In a video recording obtained from his mother, Angelo pleaded with officers, “Please don’t kill me.” It then shows police inverting an unmoving Quinto into custody, blood smeared on his mouth and dripping onto the floor.
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.
When members of the public attempted to salvage the wasted food, they were met with hostility. Fred Meyer even went so far as to summon police to the scene.
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.
The lines of the American punk ska band Sublime read like a jukebox classic playing in a bar or a karaoke favorite sung with friends.
Unfortunately, this beloved classic has been caught in the legal crosshairs of intentional copyright infringement. It was discovered this past Friday, when a man, Senett Devermont, paid a visit to the Beverly Hills Police Department, to obtain body camera footage from a previous incident, he was bombarded with the sounds of the all familiar “Santeria”.
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.
Police have arrested two men for allegedly posed as police officers and convincing a 78-year-old woman to let them into her home early Sunday morning. They then violently attacked her, leading to her death on Tuesday. Pascal Bouthillette, 41, has been charged with murder. Sandy Parisian, 47, has been charged with manslaughter.
Netflix’s new docuseries on the Yorkshire Ripper has plenty of people expressing their outrage against the local police’s handling of the case. The four-part series starts off as your average true crime documentary by recapping the Yorkshire Ripper’s crimes. It then dives into archival footage and survivors’ testimonies, revealing the blatant sexism of the West Yorkshire Police which led them to ignore crucial evidence that could have resulted in the Ripper’s capture before more innocent women were killed.
Rochester Police pepper-sprayed and handcuffed a 9-year-old girl while responding to a domestic disturbance.
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.
Protestors expressed their dissent by causing property damage and pillaging local businesses over the span of multiple nights. Over 150 protestors were detained by Dutch police in wake of the incident.
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.
Around 7 p.m. Saturday night, a crowd of around 100 people congregated to spectate several street racers performing in the downtown of Tacoma. The officer defended his violent actions as being necessary due to the perceived aggression exhibited by the crowd.
Sabrina Nguyen was a beloved daughter, sister, and friend to many before being brutally murdered on January 2, 2020 by her ex-boyfriend at the age of only 18-years old. Between the months of April 2019 and December 2019 Sabrina made many pleas for police intervention, filed an Order of Protection and an Intimidation Report, and repeatedly told officers that her life was at risk, yet the Memphis Police Department failed her
“Never did we ever think that our 16-year-old son with special needs would die in front of our eyes at his age and in the hands of law enforcement,” Donna Lou, the teen’s mother, had this to say after watching her 16-year-old son be detained and sat on for 9 minutes straight.
Warren, 52, was killed by a Killeen police officer on January 10 after his family called the police for mental health help. Attorney Lee Merritt held a press conference this afternoon at which he released new details on the incident.
On January 10th, 2021, Patric Ferguson, an officer, reportedly kidnapped and murdered a man while on duty. It was during a Tennessee night when the crime was committed using Ferguson’s squad car.
A shooting at the Great Mall near San Jose, California, shocked last minute Christmas shoppers on Saturday. When police arrived at the scene of the shooting, they found a 22-year-old man suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.
Police are searching for a missing Pennsylvanian man after he disappeared on Saturday, December 12, in Nazareth. Kenneth Maurice Ennis, 31, was last seen on Saturday morning around 11:30 pm on Chestnut Street in the Nazareth Borough.
A Georgia babysitter is arrested and charged for the murder of 2-year-old Fallon Fridley on Tuesday. Kirstie Flood, 29, was a full-time babysitter who had taken care of Fallon since August, reveals Metro UK.
Police search for a missing 3-year-old boy after his mother is found dead on Saturday morning in Cincinnati, Ohio. Investigators are on high alert after Nyteisha Lattimore, a Walnut Hills mother of missing 3-year-old Nylo, was stabbed multiple times by her boyfriend, 20-year-old Desean Brown.
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.
A Kansas mother faces child endangerment charges after her missing 3-year-old daughter is found safe. Noriyah King, 3, was last seen in 38th Street and Highland Avenue around 7 pm. on Thursday, December 10.
Police arrested a Lancaster father for decapitating his children and forcing his other siblings to watch on Wednesday. Maurice Jewel Taylor Sr., 34, of Lancaster, California, is charged and arrested for the murders of his son, 12-year-old Maurice Taylor Jr., and daughter, 13-year-old Malaka Taylor.
Police are in search of a missing 23-year-old woman who disappeared on August 22 in Jacksonville, Florida. Brittany Palmer, 23, was last seen on Saturday, August 22, in Baldwin and Barber street.
Santa Claus is the ubiquitous hero of Christmas Day, but what happens when he brings terror and death in place of his proverbial gifts? While there are numerous cases that reveal exactly what happens when old St. Nick develops an affinity for crime and murder, we’re narrowing the list down to the top five “Bad Santas” in true crime history!
A cold case is solved after more than 17 years of being in the dark when police arrested Antoinette Briley, 41, of Holland, Michigan, on Friday. She is charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of her newborn twin sons.
Police are searching for an unknown man who gave hiker Esther Dingley a lift down the mountains three days before she went missing on November 22. Esther, 37, was reported missing on November 25, days after she last texted a picture of the 8,983 ft Pic de Sauvegarde mountain to her boyfriend, Dan Colegate, on the border of France and Spain.
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.
Authorities arrested a Las Vegas woman on Monday after running over her ex-boyfriend with her car. The tragic event took place on Tuesday, November 24 at 9:43 pm when officers and paramedics arrived at a condominium complex at 4110 Sanderling Circle, near West Desert Inn Road and South Arville Street.
Police are in search of missing 15-year-old Charlie, who disappeared in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. According to police, family and friends last saw him near the 7900 block of Brooklyn Boulevard in Brooklyn Park.
This Thanksgiving marks the 10th anniversary of the Skelton brothers’ disappearance that occurred on November 26, 2010. Andrew, Alexander, and Tanner Skelton, aged 9, 7, and 5 years old, went missing after their father, John Skelton, took them away from their mother, Tanya Zuvers, in the middle of a divorce and custody battle.
Two people were killed, and multiple people were injured after a fatal stabbing took place in San Jose, California. Police arrived at the Grace Baptist Church around 8:45 p.m. on Sunday to discover numerous people suffering from stab wounds. According to CBS San Francisco, two victims died after succumbing to their injuries. Investigators believe that the suspect might have been a homeless person being sheltered in Grace Baptist Church.
Sunday marks the sixth anniversary of Tamir Rice’s death after he was fatally shot by a policeman outside of a recreation center in Cleveland, Ohio. Tamir, 12, was carrying a replica pellet gun when he was shot by a white officer in 2014.
A missing 21-year-old man who disappeared on September 22 is found dead on Thursday. Juan Hernandez was working at the “VIP Collective LA” in the 8100 block of Western Avenue in South Los Angeles when he mysteriously vanished. According to ABC 7, his car had been found two days later with the engine left running not far away from his job. Sadly, the investigation into the disappearance of Juan Hernandez came to an end when officials found his remains in a shallow grave in an area North of Barstow near Interstate 15.
A second teen has been arrested and charged with her classmate’s murder on Monday in Newark, Delaware. Annika Stalczynski, 17, was arrested in her home after a New Castle County Grand Jury indicted her with first-degree murder. The horror unfolded after 17-year-old Madison Sparrow, a junior in Newark Charter High School didn’t come home from shopping with a friend on October 2. After her mother reported her missing around 8:30 pm, officials found her body the next day.
A New Jersey Deacon is arrested and charged with possessing child pornography on Thursday. Anthony Laterza, 70, had served as deacon of St. John’s in November and December of 2019 before he was arrested and charged with three counts of possession of child pornography.
Police have arrested another suspect for the murder of a Mormon family in Mexico. As of today, investigators have arrested 12 Mexican fugitives connected with the slaying of nine American women and children in Sonora, Mexico, on November 4, 2019. According to ABC7, the suspect arrested was responsible for ambushing the family last November. However, only two of the suspects arrested for the killings have been accused of murder.
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.