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Texas girl strangles baby brother as dad shopped: Police
Police have charged a Houston man with child abandonment after concluding that his 6-year-old daughter strangled her 1-year-old brother with a seatbelt in the family car parked outside a thrift store while their father shopped.
Police search for religious supplies store attacker
Police on Tuesday were searching for a man who they say sexually assaulted someone in a suburban St. Louis religious supplies store and fatally shot a customer before fleeing.
Authorities identified the woman who was killed Monday at the Catholic Supply of St. Louis store as Jamie Schmidt, of House Springs. The 53-year-old mother of three was active in her parish and sang in the choir, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.
St. Louis County police were searching for a man described as 5-foot-7 with a heavy build. They say he wore an ivy hat, sometimes known as a newsboy hat, during the attack and that he should be considered armed and dangerous. Police were seeking the public's help in finding him.
Holiday week starts with 4 high-profile, fatal shootings in 4 states
Former cop who abused troubled young men killed his ex-lover to hide evidence
Joseph Mlyniec was a volunteer firefighter, Rotary and Town Board member, and sheriff’s deputy in his small upstate New York hometown. Now he’s been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for killing his former lover and friend.
Mlyniec had a dirty secret. He would lure troubled young men back to his farmhouse where he would force them to have sex in exchange for food and money.
When his friend, Robert Irvine, got wind of what was going on, Mlyniec panicked. Fearing exposure, he shot Irvine four times in the driveway of his home and called police to confess to the crime.
Mlyniec pled guilty in court this week and Irvine’s friend and family finally got their chance to confront him.
Man accused of killing his wife after cheating on her with men he met on Grindr
A man has been accused of killing his wife after cheating on her with men he met on Grindr.
Pharmacist Mitesh Patel is accused of killing his wife and business partner, Jessica. The woman was found dead at their Victorian house in a suburb of Middlesbrough, England, last 14 May.
The 37-year-old denies committing the crime.
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Gay Fitness Instructor Found Beaten to Death in Baltimore Apartment: VIDEO
Baltimore police are seeking leads after discovering Brendon Michaels, a 43-year-old gay fitness instructor at Carroll Community College, fatally beaten in his Mount Vernon apartment.
Firefighters discovered Michaels’ body after a concerned coworker called police, according to WBAL. Michaels’ death was ruled a homicide by blunt force trauma.
Woman Allegedly Beat Boyfriend’s Toddler Son to Death, Was ‘Frustrated’ She Had to Watch Him
A Michigan woman is accused of beating her boyfriend’s 1-year-old son to death.
Amber Lynn Reeves, 24, has been charged with one count of manslaughter and a count of second-degree child abuse in the death of Logan Tracy, PEOPLE confirms from online court records.
According to multiple news outlets, Reeves was dating the father of Logan Tracy. When the father left her alone with the toddler on Oct. 9 in her Jackson home, she allegedly flew into a rage and beat the boy, according to prosecutors. He died two days later.
Two men convicted in teen's deadly allergic reaction to takeout
A former restaurant owner and an employee were found guilty of manslaughter Friday in the death of a British teen who suffered an allergic reaction to takeout from the eatery.
Megan Lee, 15, who was severely allergic to peanuts, died on New Year's Day 2017 — two days after eating a meal of onion bhaji, a seekh kebab and a Peshwari naan from the Royal Spice Indian restaurant in Hyden, Lancashire, England.
None of the items were supposed to contain nuts.
Police: Woman accused of killing son searched ways to do it
A 19-year-old woman accused of drowning her month-old son in a bathtub did more than 100 online searches for ways to kill an infant, police in a Phoenix suburb said Thursday.
White man arrested for hurling racial slurs at black GOP campaign volunteer at North Carolina polling station
A white man was arrested for brandishing what turned out to be a BB gun and yelling racial slurs at a black campaign volunteer outside a North Carolina polling station, authorities said Thursday.
Jason Donald Wayne, 28, was booked into the Mecklenburg County Jail and charged with going armed to the terror of people, communicating threats, disorderly conduct and ethnic intimidation, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.
“Whites Don’t Shoot Whites”: Gunman Who Killed Two in Kentucky Allegedly Let a Man Go Because of Race
Retired firefighter gets prison for hanging doll by noose outside black family’s home
Wife Swap Killings: Son Charged with Killing Mom, Brother Before Shooting Himself in Head
Having recently recovered from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, an Ohio bluegrass musician whose family appeared on an episode of the ABC show Wife Swap is now facing murder charges in the 2017 deaths of his mother and brother.
Jacob Timothy Stockdale, 26, turned himself in after learning grand jurors had indicted him on murder charges stemming from the fatal shootings of his brother, 21-year-old James William Stockdale, and his mother, Kathryn Barbara Stockdale, 54.
'Always Smiling' Texas Toddler Is Mauled by Family Dog and Dies in Mother's Arms
A Texas toddler is dead after she was mauled to death by her family’s dog, according to multiple reports.
The Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release the 2-year-old died after she was attacked by her family’s dog outside her home on Oct. 12, the Houston Chronicle, the Alvin Sun and Advertiser and local station KTRK-TV report. The girl had been playing with the dog after her and her family returned from a shopping trip shortly before 5 p.m.
When a member of her family went to check on her, they found that the dog had attacked her.
OHIO MAN MURDERS BEST FRIEND TO COVER UP GAY AFFAIR
On May 7, 20107, 43-year-old Brad McGarry was found dead with two gunshot wounds to the back of the head in the basement of his Bellaire, Ohio, home. His best friend, 30-year-old David Kinney, had found McGarry with his wife and young daughter, who were accompanying him while he dropped off some weed eater at McGarry's home.
With McGarry's kitchen in disarray and living room completely ransacked, authorities initially believed his death had been the result of a robbery gone wrong. But after further inspection, detectives realized nothing of value had been stolen.
SON OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS DIES MONTHS AFTER ALLEGED RACIALLY-CHARGED ASSAULT LEFT HIM ON LIFE SUPPORT
Jerry Wolkowitz, the son of Holocaust survivors who was the victim of an alleged racially charged attack, has died after five months on life support
On Thursday, the Asbury Park Press reported that Wolkowitz, who did freelance photography for the newspaper for years, passed away at the age of 56 after spending months in a vegetative state. In the weeks leading up to his death, his friends and family took turns visiting him.
On May 1, 25-year-old Jamil Hubbard allegedly approached Wolkowitz from behind and punched him in the head and face, according to WABC. Hubbard then allegedly pulled Wolkowitz’s body into the parking lot of his Freehold, New Jersey, apartment building and ran him over with his car.
While Wolkowitz lay unresponsive in the parking lot with severe injuries to his head and body, Hubbard allegedly stole his car and abandoned it in Sayreville, New Jersey.
POPE FRANCIS DEFROCKS TWO BISHOPS AFTER 'OVERWHELMING' EVIDENCE POINTS TO CHILD SEX ABUSE
Pope Francis has expelled two retired Chilean bishops from the priesthood, the Vatican said in a statement on Saturday.
Archbishop Francisco José Cox Huneeus and Bishop Marco Antonio Órdenes Fernandez were removed “as a consequence of manifest abuse of minors,” the Vatican’s statement said, adding that the decision could not be appealed.
Indian court gives life sentence to guru, 14 followers
Tenn. Woman Killed When Boyfriend Allegedly Runs Her Over with Car Repeatedly
A Memphis man is accused of killing his girlfriend by beating her with a brick before running her over with his car repeatedly in front of her neighbors.
Police officer 'raped a woman in her own home because she couldn't pay fine - then cold case team matched his DNA 40 years later'
Retired Officer’s Home Broken Into, Elderly Woman Sexually Assaulted, 2 Arrested