Crime Headlines

  • Paedophile found hiding behind false wall in flat after five years on run from police

    'He tried absolutely everything to avoid capture, showing no remorse for his appalling actions years ago'

    www.independent.co.uk
  • Michael Cohen sentencing hearing underway

    Michael Cohen is in a New York federal court to be sentenced as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Cohen pleaded guilty in August to two campaign finance violations tied to payments he had made or orchestrated to women during the campaign to stay silent about alleged sexual encounters with Trump, five counts of tax fraud and one count of making false statements to a bank. In that filing, prosecutors say that Cohen "acted in...

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  • To neighbours, suspect in French market killings seemed just a local boy

    The fugitive Strasbourg man suspected of shooting and knifing people as he shouted "Allahu Akbar" at the French city's Christmas market is a criminal who turned radical Islamist in jail, officials say.

    IN
  • To neighbors, suspect in French market killings seemed just a local boy

    The fugitive Strasbourg man suspected of shooting and knifing people as he shouted "Allahu Akbar" at the French city's Christmas market is a criminal who turned radical Islamist in jail, officials say.

    U.S.
  • NYT: Chinese hackers behind massive Marriott breach

    A massive data breach at a Marriott hotel chain has been traced to Chinese hackers working for the Ministry of State Security, the country's civilian spy agency, according to The New York Times. The hack exposed data from approximately 500 million Marriott and Starwood hotel customers. It also included health insurers and the security clearance files of millions more Americans, according to two people briefed on the investigation, the Times reported. CNN Business has not independently confirmed...

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  • Suspect accused of fatally shooting man in Lauderhill arrested

    A 19-year-old man accused of killing another man in Lauderhill had broken into the victim's home and stolen his wallet about a week earlier, police said. Raheem Fulton was arrested Monday on a charge of first-degree murder. He is accused of fatally shooting Toriano Judge, 37, last month. According to an arrest affidavit, Judge was leaving Jimmy's Supermarket on Nov. 25 when a man, later identified as Fulton, followed him and shot him several times. Several witnesses who spoke to police said...

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  • Tributes to 'much-loved' teenage girl found dead in Edinburgh

    The family of a 15-year-old schoolgirl who was found dead near a tourist attraction in the centre of Edinburgh have paid tribute to the “much loved” teenager as they appealed for information.

    The Telegraph
  • Man convicted of jury tampering with pamphlets loses appeal

    BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the misdemeanor conviction of a man who was accused of jury tampering by distributing pamphlets outside a western Michigan courthouse. In a 2-1 decision, the court rejected Keith Wood's arguments, especially his claim that he was exercising free-speech rights

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  • Teenager stabbed to death in south London street fight

    Victim is second young man killed in London in three days

    www.independent.co.uk
  • Nissan shares evidence against Carlos Ghosn with Renault

    Renault is facing a crunch decision over CEO Carlos Ghosn after Nissan shared details of an investigation that led to his arrest and indictment in Japan. Members of Nissan's legal team briefed lawyers for the French carmaker in Paris on Monday, the first exchange of information about the case between the partner companies since Ghosn was arrested in Tokyo on November 19, according to a source familiar with the matter. Ghosn's legal troubles have plunged the future of the alliance he forged...

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  • France arrests Central Africa Republic war crimes suspect

    French authorities have arrested a man suspected of committing atrocities in the Central African Republic and he will face extradition to The Hague, the International Criminal Court said on Tuesday.

    U.S.
  • ICC: Former Central African Republic militia leader arrested

    A former senior leader of a Central African Republic militia, who also is his country's top soccer official, was arrested Wednesday in France on a warrant issued by the International Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder and torture. The court

    ABC News
  • Ex-Dallas City Council member replaces disgraced councilman

    DALLAS (AP) - A former Dallas City Council member will finish the term of a disgraced ex-councilman who resigned after pleading guilty to accepting bribes in a school buses scandal. Carolyn King Arnold on Tuesday defeated Keyaira (key-AR'-uh) Saunders in the special election runoff for the District 4 seat formerly

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  • Strasbourg shooting suspect's close family held for questioning: sources

    The mother, father and two brothers of the Strasbourg shooting suspect are being held in custody for questioning, said sources close to the investigation.

    U.S.
  • Strasbourg shooting suspect: An ex-convict tracked by police

    Cherif Chekatt, the alleged extremist on the run after a deadly shooting at France's most famous Christmas market, had been on police radar and had more than two dozen convictions for crimes like robbery and other violence in three European countries. Officials released details Wednesday

    ABC News
  • Austria delays decision on whether to scrap Eurofighter jets

    Austria will not decide whether to scrap its fleet of Eurofighter jets until a parliamentary inquiry into their purchase wraps up and there is clarity over a judicial dispute related to the deal, the country's leader said on Wednesday.

    U.S.
  • 'We thought it was a joke': Strasbourg stunned by attack

    Armed police patrolled the streets and manned checkpoints; shops and restaurants stayed shuttered, and residents laid tributes as Strasbourg recoiled on Wednesday from the deadly shooting at a Christmas market.

    U.S.
  • 'We thought it was a joke': Strasbourg stunned by attack

    Armed police patrolled the streets and manned checkpoints; shops and restaurants stayed shuttered, and residents laid tributes as Strasbourg recoiled on Wednesday from the deadly shooting at a Christmas market.

    IN
  • Pompeo says journalist Khashoggi's death still being probed: Fox News

    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said investigations into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi were still ongoing but that the United States would hold those found responsible accountable for his death.

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  • 4 days, 5 reports of hate crimes in America

    Over the course of four days, five reports of hate-related incidents recently made national headlines. The news illustrates a disturbing trend, civil rights groups say. On Friday, December 7, a fire destroyed a Jehovah's Witnesses house of worship. It was the fifth attack this year targeting the religious group in Washington state, federal officials said. The next day, a black man was assaulted at a bar in Lynnwood, Washington, by eight self-professed members of a neo-Nazi skinhead group,...

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  • Strasbourg gunman at large after Christmas market shooting

    A gunman who opened fire near a popular Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg shouted the Arabic phrase "Allahu Akbar," meaning "God is greater," at the time of the attack and was also carrying a knife, a Paris prosecutor said Wednesday. The suspect, identified as Cherif C, born February 24, 1989, killed two people and left one on life support with no chance of recovery, said Paris prosecutor Remy Heitz. Police had previously said three people were killed and 13 injured in the attack...

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  • Thailand sends home Cambodian critic wanted over sex-trafficking film

    Thailand sent back to Cambodia on Wednesday a labour activist wanted by authorities at home over his role in making a documentary about sex-trafficking that the government said contained fake news, police said.

    IN
  • Witness: Holed up in supermarket with Strasbourg shooter on the prowl

    For three tense hours last night I was hunkered down in a Strasbourg supermarket as a gunman prowled the city centre after a deadly attack on a Christmas market.

    IN
  • Holed up in supermarket with Strasbourg shooter on the prowl

    For three tense hours last night I was hunkered down in a Strasbourg supermarket as a gunman prowled the city center after a deadly attack on a Christmas market.

    U.S.