Police yesterday arrested the man they said beat to death a 38-year-old landscaper with seven children last week in West Philadelphia and then made off with the victim's wallet.
The suspect is the man seen - with two small boys in tow - on a widely circulated surveillance video buying three fitted baseball caps during a shopping spree about an hour after Corey Moody was bashed on the head with a brick, police said.
(Memphis 7/25/2008) On December 20, 2006, 794 Brower Street was the scene of a horrific domestic violence incident. Police say Ernest Smith tried to kill his girlfriend. They say he threw boiling water on her, then beat her on the head with the pot. The water burned a third of the victim's skin on her face, chest, stomach and legs.
"We don't support what he did and crimes against women are wrong. If we knew where he was believe me, we'd… Continue
Austin police arrested a man accused in the gang rape of a woman. A woman told investigators she was given some sort of date rape drug Friday night and then assaulted by about 10 men at a house in East Austin.
A neighbor called police Saturday morning when the woman showed up partially-clothed and crying.
Police say Robert Delone Scott, 35, was found next door with the victim's ID in his pocket.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Most families don't have surveillance cameras in their homes, but Jim Walters installed a system after his home was broken into twice, and for one reason -- if his home got burglarized again, he'd catch the thief on camera.
That's exactly what happened last weekend. A burglar broke into Walter's south Charlotte house while he was on vacation.
Walters' cameras caught the burglar on videotape, which he's now posted on YouTube.
The 28-year-old man who died after shooting two Atlanta police officers was a quiet loner who received disability payments for mental problems and did not like police officers, his mother's boyfriend said Wednesday.
Montellis Clark, who was shot to death by police Tuesday after firing at them first, was seeing a therapist regularly for his mental problems and was on medication, said S.B. Willis, a contractor who has dated Clark's mother for the… Continue
DALLAS -- Sheriff's deputies said a man assaulted a female bailiff and attempted to flee the Dallas County courthouse on Monday.
Deputies said Melvin Wayne Richardson overpowered Deputy Nancy Beggs while she was bringing him before a judge and escaped from a courtroom on the fifth floor of the courthouse. Richardson, who was facing drug and assault charges, knocked Beggs over, punched her in the face and kicked her and then… Continue
Robert Lee Holmes Jr., 22, was shot in the chest about 4:30 p.m. when a gunman in a maroon Lincoln Town Car opened fire near 31st Street North and Cincinnati Avenue.
Acquaintances who were with Holmes fired several shots in return, and the driver sped away, Police Chief Ron Palmer said.
Several children nearby at The Salvation Army's North Mabee Boys and Girls Club, 3001 N. Cincinnati Ave.,… Continue
PITTSBURGH -- A 33-year-old Carrick man charged with assaulting a 5-year-year old on a school bus has been arrested.
Police said Thomas Demarko turned himself in to authorities early Tuesday morning after being featured on the Allegheny County Sheriff’s 20 Most Wanted list on Comcast.
The charges against Demarko stem from an incident that happened on Oct. 23. Police said Damarko entered a school bus at the intersection of Brownsville… Continue
PITTSBURGH -- A 19-year-old man faces a criminal homicide charge in the fatal shooting of a teenager in January.
Ernest Tolliver was a passenger in a car that was leaving the Kentucky Fried Chicken drive-through in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood when, police said, someone ran up to the car and opened fire, killing Tolliver.
Police said Wednesday evening that officers have arrested Romeo Price, who remains held at the… Continue
An Oakdale man was sentenced up to 26 years in prison Tuesday afternoon, for the attempted murder of a Minneapolis Police officer. In November, 34-year-old Israel Anderson shot Officer Daniel Grosland in the ankle. Grosland was trying to break up a fight in a downtown parking lot.
Prosecutors said a friend of Anderson’s was in the middle of a fight. Anderson left and came back with a gun. He fired four to six rounds, striking Grosland and… Continue
MEMPHIS, TN – A man has been charged in a Memphis murder and his own mother turned him in to police.
According to a court document, Terry Terrell Booker has been charged with First Degree Murder in the shooting death of 27 year-old Milton Trezevant. Investigators say the shooting happened around 7:55 p.m., June 18, 2008, in the area of Horn Lake Road and Hewlett.
Authorities have arrested a man in connection with a shooting in Garyville on Thursday that left one man dead and another hospitalized.
St. John the Baptist sheriff's deputies on Thursday arrested Jermaine Joseph Weber, 20, of Garyville, charging him with one count of murder and one count of attempted murder, in connection with the afternoon shooting, officials said today. Weber is being held in the St. John parish jail. Authorities have not… Continue
A Houston man was convicted of murder Thursday in the shooting death of a high school football star last year.
Emile "Rusty" Anthony Lewis, 20, showed little emotion as state District Judge Mike Anderson announced the jury's verdict.
He faces up to life in prison.
The eight-man, four-woman jury heard opening statements in the trial's punishment phase late Thursday and are expected to hear closing arguments this morning. Then… Continue
NEW YORK (AP) -- An ex-convict was found guilty Tuesday in the rape and torture of a Columbia University graduate student who survived 19 hours of nightmarish sadism in which he scalded her with boiling water and attempted to blind her before trying to burn her to death.Robert Williams was convicted of attempted murder, rape, kidnapping, arson and other charges in the attack, which was so prolonged and agonizing that the victim begged her tormentor to… Continue