Crime Headlines

  • U.S. judge blocks programs letting 'Grand Theft Auto' players 'cheat'

    A federal judge on Thursday awarded Take-Two Interactive Software Inc , the maker of the "Grand Theft Auto" series, a preliminary injunction to stop a Georgia man from selling programs that it said helps players cheat at the best-selling video game.

    IN
  • Father who lamented family's disappearance arrested in deaths

    After his pregnant wife and two daughters disappeared, Christopher Watts stood on his porch in Colorado and lamented to reporters how much he missed them. He longed for the simple things, he said, like telling his girls to eat their dinner and gazing at them as they curled up to watch cartoons. “Last night, I had every light in the house on. I was hoping that I would just get ran over by the kids running in the door, just barrel-rushing me, but it didn’t happen,” he told Denver TV station...

    WPLG
  • China to prosecute suspects, confiscate illegal income of scandal-hit vaccine maker

    Chinese authorities will prosecute all suspects in a safety scandal at vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology Co Ltd and confiscate its illegal earnings, state broadcaster CCTV reported on Thursday.

    IN
  • England and Wales see fewest prosecutions since records began

    ONS figures also show an overall increase in recorded crime to 5.5m offences The number of prosecutions in England and Wales has reached a record low despite an increase in recorded crime overall, according to Ministry of Justice figures. The data showed 1.61 million people were either prosecuted or given an “out-of-court disposal” in the year ending March 2018, a fall of 7% and the lowest number since records began in 1970. Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • U.S. judge blocks programs letting 'Grand Theft Auto' players 'cheat'

    A federal judge on Thursday awarded Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, the maker of the "Grand Theft Auto" series, a preliminary injunction to stop a Georgia man from selling programs that it said help players cheat at the best-selling video game.

    U.S.
  • Video shows Taser guns barely affected man acting erratically at Wendy's

    A video shows a Taser gun take down at a Wendy's restaurant in Cutler Bay. Joaquin Labaut was acting erratically. He ran behind the counter. The first Taser does little to slow him down, as he lumbers into the kitchen. Labaut seemed to feel the second jolt, but it wasn’t enough to take him down.  Labaut was not responding to commands to get on the floor, so there was a third jolt. He was wedged between police officers and panicked employees. An officer used a baton to hit Labaut repeatedly. Back...

    WPLG