Two men were charged Tuesday night for their alleged role in the slaying of two brothers on the opening night of the Miami-Dade County Fair in March, police said.
Carlton Williams, 20, and Norris Smith, 21, were arrested on charges of second-degree murder and armed robbery in the deaths of their pals, brothers Dion and Danzel Coppet, 17 and 20 years old.
Homicide detectives believe Williams, Smith and the Coppets had tried to rob a man… Continue
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Three people were charged Thursday in connection with the death of a man found on Green Street on Saturday night.
Jerry Carnell Chisholm, 53, was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree murder, according to a news release from the city. Jean Michelle Alghani, 55, was charged with accessory after the fact, a misdemeanor. Late Thursday, Samuel Eugene Lee, 57, was arrested and charged with… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on August 29, 2008 at 3:48am —
(CNN) -- A Louisiana grand jury indicted a former police officer on a manslaughter charge in the death of a man who was Tasered nine times while handcuffed, prosecutors said Wednesday. Scott Nugent also was charged with felony criminal malfeasance in connection with the January death of Baron "Scooter" Pikes.
Pikes, a 21-year-old sawmill worker, tried to run from Winnfield police, who wanted to arrest him on a warrant charging him with cocaine… Continue
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Charges against two more suspects in Tuesday’s gangland-style, rolling shooting spree indicate that the gun battle started as an effort to retaliate for an incident the night before. Tyrone Fleming, 30, and Mark Lee, 19, are each charged with four counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of using a firearm to commit a felony.
Brandon Johnson, 16, was charged earlier this week with… Continue
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A Salisbury teen with a known gang affiliation is in jail today after police say he and a group of other teens beat up a man walking through their neighborhood just because he is white.
And police are investigating a similar but unrelated gang-related assault in another Salisbury neighborhood.
Marlon Jermaine "Murda" Barber, 19, of 833 E. Lafayette St., was charged Thursday with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury… Continue
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Two Philadelphia social workers were among nine charged yesterday in the death of a Danieal Kelly, a 14-year-old girl who starved to death in 2006, her body eaten by bed sores to the bone.
Unveiling a blistering grand jury report today, District Attorney Lynne Abraham blasted the city's Department of Human Services as an indifferent and callous agency that had let Kelly die needlessly.
Drawing gasps at a news conference in which she… Continue
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Jasmine Sanders was hit by a bullet last week in South Los Angeles while playing with other children, police say. By Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
July 31, 2008
In a twist that left a neighborhood stunned, the 13-year-old cousin of an 8-year-old girl who was shot and killed while playing outside a South Los Angeles apartment building last week was charged Tuesday with her murder, authorities said.… Continue
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Three men have been charged with the murder of a 43-year-old man who was beaten early Sunday and electrocuted by a CTA third rail in the South Loop.
Clint Johnson, 29, Martell Darnell Johnson, 21, and Maurice Evans, 23, all from the 2300 block of West Warren Boulevard, were charged with first-degree murder on Monday, according to police News Affairs. Police responded to the Roosevelt Red Line station at 2:15 a.m. Sunday for a battery that… Continue
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Derby (WTNH) -- An Ansonia police officer accused of stealing a garden hose from his own department faced a judge today. And the feds are now looking into the case against Officer Mustafa Salahuddin.
Officer Salahuddin was arrested for allegedly stealing a garden hose from the police station, but he and his supporters say the arrest was really the result of 10 years of ill will and racism.
A lot of people in town can't believe it came… Continue
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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.
Billy Langley, 19,… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on July 26, 2008 at 11:30am —
As the widow of slain Twinsburg police officer Joshua Miktarian watched, Ashford Thompson, the man charged with his murder, was arraigned this morning in Summit County Common Pleas Court.
Magistrate John Shoemaker revoked bond. Thompson, 23, has been in the Summit County Jail under a $5 million bond set last week in Cuyahoga Falls Municipal Court.
Thompson, who was arraigned by video, appeared bored with the proceeding yawning at… Continue
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TAMPA — A prison nurse from Valrico has been arrested and charged with armed cocaine trafficking.
Tampa Police detectives searched Oberdella Melvin's home early Wednesday and discovered close to 300 grams of cocaine, according to an arrest report.
Melvin, 46, who has worked at Zephyrhills Correctional Institution for six years, had 103 grams of crack cocaine, 191 grams of powder cocaine and various mixing bowls, digital scales, baggies… Continue
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Andrea Curry-Demus, 38, of Wilkinsburg, is charged in the death of Kia Johnson, 18, of McKeesport. Curry-Demus is accused of taking the baby boy to a Pittsburgh hospital and claiming it was her own.
Johnson's body was found Friday in Curry-Demus's apartment. The body was positively identified through dental records, Allegheny County Medical Examiner Karl Williams said Sunday.
In the criminal complaint, police said that video… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on July 21, 2008 at 12:16pm —
MANATEE -- Timothy Brooks, a promising Lakewood Ranch High School football star, was behind bars Monday, arrested on a murder charge leaving many that know him stunned.
Manatee County Sheriff's Office detectives say Brooks, 18, shot a man he knew in the neck Sunday evening during a dispute over a robbery.
Brooks is being held in the Manatee County jail without bond a day after detectives say he shot 19-year-old William White Jr.,… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on July 16, 2008 at 12:08pm —
Police have charged three people in a plot to have two Virginia Beach police detectives and another person killed.
According to police, Ronald Mayfield Jr., an inmate at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center, is charged with trying to hire another man to carry out the killings and enlist his girlfriend in the plan.
Police believe the detectives and… Continue
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The victim reported the incident to DeKalb County police at about 4 a.m. on April 25. A Georgia Tech police report shows the DeKalb County police notified Tech police of the incident at 4:14 a.m.
The rape allegedly occurred at the Undergraduate Living Center, an on-campus dormitory, the report said. No weapons were used.
Tarrant, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound redshirt freshman from Carrollton, emerged from spring practice as a potential starter… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on July 1, 2008 at 12:44am —
OLATHE, Kan. – One man is charged with first degree murder and another two are charged in connection with the murder of an Olathe man.
District Attorney Phill Kline filed first degree murder charges against Alphonse James Jackson, 19, of Kansas City, Mo., in connection with the shooting death of Rodney Keith Butner, Jr., 21.
Butner was shot in… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 29, 2008 at 3:40am —
Nino Abraham, 18, is charged in the fatal shooting of Isaac Saucedo in a funeral procession on the Southwest Side.
CHICAGO (STNG) ― An 18-year-old man was charged with murder early Friday for the fatal shooting of man shot while riding in a funeral procession Monday on the Southwest Side.
Charges were approved at 1:30 a.m. for Nino Abraham, of the 4500 block of South Hermitage Avenue, who was charged with murder in the fatal shooting… Continue
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Authorities on Thursday took the rare step of filing a capital murder charge against a 14-year-old girl, whose newborn son died after being submerged in a Baytown school toilet and having toilet paper stuffed down his throat.
The Harris County District Attorney's Office has not decided whether the girl should be certified to stand trial as an adult. If so, she could receive a life sentence without the possibility of release if convicted.
"This has been a… Continue
Added by USDA2DAY Staff on June 27, 2008 at 12:51am —
Jeremy J. Munson, 19, Curtis E. Hayes, 29, Jeremiah Hoskins, 20, Robert L. Gilliam, 47, Calvin White, 39 and Cameron White, 31, all of Memphis, face charges of aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery and evading arrest.
Five of the men were taken into custody in North Memphis Thursday morning, and one other suspect was arrested overnight.
Police are still searching for one suspect.
The men are accused in a home… Continue
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