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MO Family Charged in Fake Kidnapping of Child

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Family members in Troy, Missouri plotted a fake kidnapping of a six-year-old boy to teach the child a lesson because he was “too nice” to strangers. According to authorities, the boy’s aunt, Denise Kroutil, 38, recruited co-worker Nathan Firoved, 23, to stage a kidnapping of her nephew. The boy’s mother, Elizabeth Hupp, 25, and grandmother, [...]

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Suspect in Ohio Double Homicide Arrested in Arizona

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

A man wanted in the double homicide of an elderly Ohio couple and in three armed robberies was arrested Thursday morning in Arizona after a high speed chase. Robert Clark, 29, was arrested by the Mohave County sheriff’s department, according to an FBI spokeswoman. Tabatha Hazel, his 26-year-old companion suspected in the armed robberies, was [...]

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Two Albuquerque Officers Face Murder Charges

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Two Albuquerque police officers who shot and killed a homeless man have been charged with murder, prosecutors said Monday. Former detective Keith Sandy and officer Dominique Perez will both face a single count of murder in for the death of James Boyd, 38. Boyd was a mentally unstable man who was illegally camping in foothills [...]

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Stephanie Moseley and Husband Found Dead in Murder Suicide

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Dancer Stephanie Moseley and her husband, rapper Earl Hayes, were found Monday in a suspected murder-suicide. Los Angeles police responded to reports of shots being fired in an apartment building in Park La Brea on Monday morning. They found Moseley, 30, and Hayes, 34, with gunshot wounds. Both were pronounced dead at the crime scene. [...]

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Man Charged in Detroit Foreclosure Double Homicide

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

A man was charged Monday in relation to a Detroit double homicide at a foreclosed home in the city’s Rosedale Park district. Alonzo Long Jr., 22, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder, one count of discharge in a building and one count of felony firearm in the lethal shootings of Howard Franklin, 72, [...]

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NYPD Shooting of Unarmed Brooklyn Man Ruled Homicide

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

The death of an unarmed Brooklyn father who was shot by a rookie NYPD police officer in an apartment stairwell has been ruled a homicide. Akai Gurley, 28, and his girlfriend walked into a darkened stairwell of the Louis H. Pink Houses in East New York around 11:15pm on Thursday November 20. Their movement startled [...]

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NYC Subway Murder Suspect Arrested and Charged

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

New York police have arrested a man in the fatal pushing of a subway rider in the Bronx late Tuesday after he was identified by a previous victim. Kevin Darden, 34, was charged with murder in the death of Wai Kuen Kwok, 61. Darden allegedly shoved Kwok into the path of an oncoming train Sunday [...]

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Arrest in Fatal Halloween Hit-And-Run of Three Teens

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Santa Ana Police have arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with a fatal hit-and run that killed three teenage girls who were trick or treating near Los Angeles on Halloween. Jaquinn Bell was arrested Sunday at an Orange County motel on suspicions of felony hit-and-run causing death; he is being held on $500,000 bail. Formal [...]

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Long Island Beheading Not Halloween Prank

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

A woman in her 60s was found beheaded on a Long Island street just before a man stepped in front of a commuter rail track in Long Island, New York, according to local police. Nassau County Police believe the apparent murder-suicide victims may have been mother and son. The incident occurred in Farmingdale, New York, [...]

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College Baseball Player Randomly Killed in Oklahoma

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

By Mary Ann Gorman A catcher at East Central University, Christopher Lane, was shot and killed Friday in the town of Duncan, Oklahoma. Lane, a 22 year old man from Melbourne, Australia, was out for a run while visiting his girlfriend and her family. Lane apparently ran by three boys, ages 15, 16 and 17, [...]

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