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Woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-year-old man in Flatbush held without bail

Woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-year-old man in Flatbush held without bail

The woman charged with fatally stabbing an 85-year-old man inside his Flatbush apartment last week is being held without bail. Read full article: Woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-ye...→

NYPD Cop, Fiancee Charged With 8-Year-Old Son’s Death

An investigation revealed a pattern of abuse at the hands of the officer and his fiancee toward the boy and his older brother, both of whom had been diagnosed with autism. NBC New York’s Greg Cergol reports.... Michael Valva is accused in the death of his 8-year-old son last week. Greg Cergol reports. Read full article: NYPD Cop, Fiancee Charged With 8-Year-Ol...→

Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-Old Boy in Palmdale

Detectives investigated Saturday morning the suspicious death of a 1-year-old boy in Palmdale. Deputies responded to a call of a baby not breathing in the 5700 block of Monaco Lane, near 55 Street East, at 9 p.m. Friday, according to Lt. Br Read full article: Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-O...→

Florida death penalty experts concerned about court ruling

Florida death penalty experts concerned about court ruling

Florida inmate advocates say a state Supreme Court decision involving the death penalty has thrown between 100 to 150 cases into legal limbo Read full article: Florida death penalty experts concerned ...→

NYPD officer charged in the death of his 8-year-old son - amNewYork

A New York Police Department officer and his fiancée have been charged with murder in the death of the officer's 8-year-old son on Long Island, Read full article: NYPD officer charged in the death of his...→

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. The opinion pulled back from the court’s 2016 state Supreme Court decision that subsequently led the Legislature to change… Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penal...→

Woman in custody for brutally stabbing 85-year-old man to death in Brooklyn - amNewYork

A woman is in custody after an 85-year-old man was found stabbed in his Brooklyn home on Thursday night. Authorities say that at 10:09 p.m. on Jan. 23, Read full article: Woman in custody for brutally stabbing 8...→

Father Arrested In Death Of 8-Year-Old Boy On Long Island

Father Arrested In Death Of 8-Year-Old Boy On Long Island

The boy, identified by family as 8-year-old Thomas Valva, reportedly fell in his driveway last Friday. Read full article: Father Arrested In Death Of 8-Year-Old B...→

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court said it was wrong when it previously ruled the death penalty could not be imposed without a... Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the death penal...→

12-Year-Old Boy Charged With Stabbing at West Pullman School

12-Year-Old Boy Charged With Stabbing at West Pullman School

A 12-year-old boy faces an aggravated battery charge after he allegedly stabbed a child with scissors in the face and leg Wednesday during a fight at an elementary school on Chicago’s Far South Side, police said. The boys were arguing in the stairwell of a school in the 11800 block of South Indiana Avenue about 1:05 p.m. when they started… Read full article: 12-Year-Old Boy Charged With Stabbing at...→

Boy, 12, charged with stabbing child in face with scissors at a West Pullman grade school

Boy, 12, charged with stabbing child in face with scissors at a West Pullman grade school

During an argument, a boy pulled out a pair of scissors and stabbed him twice in the face and once in his left leg, police said. Read full article: Boy, 12, charged with stabbing child in ...→

Man Charged With 2-Year-Old Boy’s Beating Death in Long Beach

Man Charged With 2-Year-Old Boy’s Beating Death in Long Beach

An Inglewood man accused of fatally beating a 2-year-old boy outside a Long Beach liquor store last June was charged Wednesday with murder and assault on a child causing death. Charles Davis Jr., 32, is set to be arraigned this afternoon at the Long Beach courthouse in connection with the death of William Meeks III. The toddler died from injuries… Read full article: Man Charged With 2-Year-Old Boy’s Beatin...→

Michael Tate Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death Of 74-Year-Old James Tate In West Town

Michael Tate Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death Of 74-Year-Old James Tate In West Town

Michael Tate, of the East Garfield Park neighborhood, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder. Read full article: Michael Tate Charged With Murder In Stab...→

Man charged with DUI in I-55 crash that led to death of Berwyn police officer

Man charged with DUI in I-55 crash that led to death of Berwyn police officer

Rodrigo Marin allegedly crashed his Nissan into a box truck, which was then struck by another car that was carrying the officer. Read full article: Man charged with DUI in I-55 crash that ...→

Fight between construction workers on Florida turnpike leads to fatal stabbing, FHP says

Fight between construction workers on Florida turnpike leads to fatal stabbing, FHP says

A fight between construction workers along Florida's Turnpike led to a fatal stabbing Monday, WFTV reports. Read full article: Fight between construction workers on Fl...→

MTA bus driver charged in woman's death

MTA bus driver charged in woman's death

An MTA bus driver has been charged in connection to the death of a woman hit by a bus in Brooklyn. Read full article: MTA bus driver charged in woman's death...→

NYPD officer and his fiancée charged with death of his 8-year-old son

NYPD officer and his fiancée charged with death of his 8-year-old son

(CNN) — A New York transit police officer and his fiancée were arrested Friday and charged with murder in connection with the death of the... Read full article: NYPD officer and his fiancée charged wit...→

Police: Bronx woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-year-old man in Brooklyn

Police: Bronx woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-year-old man in Brooklyn

A Bronx woman is facing murder charges in connection to a homicide that happened in Brooklyn Thursday night. Read full article: Police: Bronx woman charged for fatally ...→

Federal authorities arrest man accused of robbing 4 South Florida banks

Federal authorities arrest man accused of robbing 4 South Florida banks

DETROIT (WSVN) – The FBI has arrested a man accused of robbing four South Florida banks in less than a week. Federal authorities took 27-year-old... Read full article: Federal authorities arrest man accused o...→

NYPD officer charged with murder in death of autistic son, 8, on Long Island

NYPD officer charged with murder in death of autistic son, 8, on Long Island

A New York City cop was charged Friday with murder after police say he forced his autistic 8-year-old to spend the night in a freezing garage after abusing him, according to reports. Read full article: NYPD officer charged with murder in deat...→

NJ Dad Charged With Murder in 6-Week-Old Daughter’s Death

NJ Dad Charged With Murder in 6-Week-Old Daughter’s Death

A New Jersey man has been charged with murder in the death of his 6-week-old daughter. Austin Meli, 23, of Wall, was also charged Thursday with child endangerment, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. But they declined to release further details about how the death occurred or discuss the cause of death. Police had responded to the family’s home… Read full article: NJ Dad Charged With Murder in 6-Week-Old...→

Florida Man Kicked His Friend to Death in 79-Minute Attack: Police

Florida Man Kicked His Friend to Death in 79-Minute Attack: Police

When police in St. Petersburg found the brutally beaten body of a man in a shopping center parking lot on Jan. 14, they turned to surveillance video from a nearby business for clues. The video showed a man brutally kicking Scott Jenks for an hour and 19 minutes, as the 48-year-old man begged him to stop. Two days later, Kristoff… Read full article: Florida Man Kicked His Friend to Death i...→

NYPD officer Michael Valva, fiancée charged with murder in death of cop’s 8-year-old son

NYPD officer Michael Valva, fiancée charged with murder in death of cop’s 8-year-old son

An NYPD officer and his fiancée were arrested Friday morning on Long Island in the death of the transit cop’s 8-year-old son, who reportedly died after falling in a driveway, police and sourc… Read full article: NYPD officer Michael Valva, fiancée char...→

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. Read full article: 'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruli...→

Son Charged In Suspicious Death Of His Father In Western Wisconsin

Son Charged In Suspicious Death Of His Father In Western Wisconsin

The investigation into the incident continues. Styer next appears in court on Thursday afternoon. Read full article: Son Charged In Suspicious Death Of His F...→

NJ mom charged in toddler's death seeks to have statements tossed

NJ mom charged in toddler's death seeks to have statements tossed

A woman accused of killing her toddler son is seeking to have prosecutors barred from using her statements to police in court. Read full article: NJ mom charged in toddler's death seeks ...→

18-Year-Old Charged In Oakland Shooting Death Of Teen Last Week

18-Year-Old Charged In Oakland Shooting Death Of Teen Last Week

An 18-year-old felon was charged with murder on Tuesday for the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy in East Oakland last week. Read full article: 18-Year-Old Charged In Oakland Shooting ...→

Police: 18-Year-Old Charged In Murders Of South Philly Grocery Store Employee, Teen Boy In Separate Shootings

Police: 18-Year-Old Charged In Murders Of South Philly Grocery Store Employee, Teen Boy In Separate Shootings

Officials charged Tyseem Murray, 18, of Southwest Philadelphia, with murder, criminal conspiracy, robbery, and other related charges in the Jan. 7 fatal shooting of 31-year-old Xiaoding Li.  Read full article: Police: 18-Year-Old Charged In Murders O...→

Woman Charged in Connection to Death of Teen Found Dismembered and Decomposed in South Philadelphia Basement

Woman Charged in Connection to Death of Teen Found Dismembered and Decomposed in South Philadelphia Basement

A woman has been arrested in connection to the death of a teen girl who was found dismembered and decomposed inside the basement of a South Philadelphia home. Maddison Leidy, 25, is charged with abuse of corpse, tampering with evidence, lying to police and other related offenses, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office confirmed with NBC10. The charges are in connection… Read full article: Woman Charged in Connection to Death of ...→

Officer Charged With DUI After Death Of Berwyn Officer Out On Bond

CHICAGO (CBS) —  Erin Zilka, the Joliet officer charged with driving under the influence when her passenger, a Berwyn police officer was killed, is out on bond.... Zilka, 35, posted bail Sunday night. Read full article: Officer Charged With DUI After Death Of ...→

Former NFL Star Shares Inspiration for Social Justice in Cousin’s South Florida Death

Former NFL Star Shares Inspiration for Social Justice in Cousin’s South Florida Death

Players Coalition co-founder Anquan Boldin shared a poignant personal tragedy in the signature public service spot of the NFL’s Inspire Change platform during Sunday’s conference championship games. In the spot that will run through Super Bowl Sunday, Boldin shares his inspiration to launch social justice work: the 2015 shooting death of his cousin Corey Jones, 31, at the hands of a plainclothes… Read full article: Former NFL Star Shares Inspiration for S...→

Woman charged with fatally stabbing elderly man held without bail

Woman charged with fatally stabbing elderly man held without bail

Nicole Waiters was arrested after investigators found her — and a knife — at victim Edill Gonzalez’s apartment on Lefferts Ave. in East Flatbush, officials said. Read full article: Woman charged with fatally stabbing elde...→

Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-Old Boy in Palmdale

Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-Old Boy in Palmdale

Detectives investigated Saturday morning the suspicious death of a 1-year-old boy in Palmdale. Deputies responded to a call of a baby not breathing in the 5700 block of Monaco Lane, near 55 Street East, at 9 p.m. Friday, according to Lt. Brandon Dean of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics took the child to… Read full article: Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-O...→

Suspect in Fatal Sherman Heights Hit-and-Run Charged in Pedestrian's Death - Times of San Diego

A motorist who allegedly drove off after killing a pedestrian in Sherman Heights early Sunday -- stopping at a nearby fast-food restaurant before continuing to flee -- was charged Friday with a felony count of hit-and-run causing death. Read full article: Suspect in Fatal Sherman Heights Hit-and...→

NYPD officer and fiancée charged with murder after his son, 8, froze to death, officials say

NYPD officer and fiancée charged with murder after his son, 8, froze to death, officials say

The boy was allegedly kept in an unheated garage the night before his death, when temperatures outside dipped to 19 degrees. Read full article: NYPD officer and fiancée charged with mu...→

Father, fiancee arrested in death of 8-year-old boy

Father, fiancee arrested in death of 8-year-old boy

Police have made an arrest in connection to the death of an 8-year-old boy on Long Island. The boy’s father, 40-year-old Michael Valva, and his fiance 42-year-old Angela Pollina, were taken into custody and faces second-degree murder charges. Read full article: Father, fiancee arrested in death of 8-y...→

Authorities: Boy Justified In Fatal Stabbing Of Home Invasion Suspect In Allentown

Authorities: Boy Justified In Fatal Stabbing Of Home Invasion Suspect In Allentown

Luis Nieves, 48, forced open the door of an Allentown home around 5:30 p.m. Sunday and started attacking the youth, who lived in the home, according to the Lehigh County District Attorney's office. Read full article: Authorities: Boy Justified In Fatal Stab...→

Woman Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Ex-Boyfriend’s Teen Pal

Woman Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Ex-Boyfriend’s Teen Pal

The victim and his friend went to the suspect’s home when he was stabbing during the escalating confrontation. Read full article: Woman Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Ex-Bo...→

Woman Charged in Tot’s Death Seeks to Have Statements Tossed

Woman Charged in Tot’s Death Seeks to Have Statements Tossed

A woman accused of killing her toddler son and telling police he had been kidnapped before his remains were found buried in the yard of her New Jersey home is seeking to have prosecutors barred from using her statements to police in court. Twenty-five-year-old Nakira Griner of Bridgeton is charged in the death of 23-month-old Daniel Griner Jr. Authorities say… Read full article: Woman Charged in Tot’s Death Seeks to Ha...→

Six-Time Deportee Charged in Hit-and-Run Death of Elderly Texan

Six-Time Deportee Charged in Hit-and-Run Death of Elderly Texan

Fort Bend County deputies arrested a six-time deported criminal alien on charges connected to the hit-and-run death of an 81-year-old woman. Read full article: Six-Time Deportee Charged in Hit-and-Run...→

Man Charged with Stabbing 74-Year-Old Father During Argument in West Town

Man Charged with Stabbing 74-Year-Old Father During Argument in West Town

A man is charged with murder after his 74-year-old father was stabbed to death Sunday during a family argument in West Town. Read full article: Man Charged with Stabbing 74-Year-Old Fa...→

Driver Charged With DUI Initial Crash That Led to Death of Berwyn Police Officer

Driver Charged With DUI Initial Crash That Led to Death of Berwyn Police Officer

A Plainfield man was intoxicated early Sunday morning when he caused a crash on I-55 that led to another collision in which a Berwyn police officer died, according to the Illinois State Police. Rodrigo Marin, 42, of Plainfield, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence, failure to reduce speed, improper lane usage, leaving the scene of… Read full article: Driver Charged With DUI Initial Crash Th...→

Woman Charged in Connection to Death of Teen Found Dismembered in Basement

A woman has been arrested in connection to the death of a teen girl who was found dismembered and decomposed inside the basement of a South Philadelphia home. Maddison Leidy, 25, is charged with abuse of corpse, tampering with evidence, lyi Read full article: Woman Charged in Connection to Death of ...→

Florida man claims abuse by former Boy Scout leader in NYC

Florida man claims abuse by former Boy Scout leader in NYC

A Florida man claims his former Boy Scout leader sexually abused and pimped him out to men in Manhattan when he was a teen living in Brooklyn. Read full article: Florida man claims abuse by former Boy S...→

Woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-year-old man in Flatbush held without bail

Woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-year-old man in Flatbush held without bail

The woman charged with fatally stabbing an 85-year-old man inside his Flatbush apartment last week is being held without bail. Read full article: Woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-ye...→

Woman charged with fatally stabbing elderly man held without bail

Woman charged with fatally stabbing elderly man held without bail

Nicole Waiters was arrested after investigators found her — and a knife — at victim Edill Gonzalez’s apartment on Lefferts Ave. in East Flatbush, officials said. Read full article: Woman charged with fatally stabbing elde...→

NYPD officer and his fiancée charged with death of his 8-year-old son

NYPD officer and his fiancée charged with death of his 8-year-old son

(CNN) — A New York transit police officer and his fiancée were arrested Friday and charged with murder in connection with the death of the... Read full article: NYPD officer and his fiancée charged wit...→

Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-Old Boy in Palmdale

Detectives investigated Saturday morning the suspicious death of a 1-year-old boy in Palmdale. Deputies responded to a call of a baby not breathing in the 5700 block of Monaco Lane, near 55 Street East, at 9 p.m. Friday, according to Lt. Br Read full article: Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-O...→

Suspect in Fatal Sherman Heights Hit-and-Run Charged in Pedestrian's Death - Times of San Diego

A motorist who allegedly drove off after killing a pedestrian in Sherman Heights early Sunday -- stopping at a nearby fast-food restaurant before continuing to flee -- was charged Friday with a felony count of hit-and-run causing death. Read full article: Suspect in Fatal Sherman Heights Hit-and...→

Federal authorities arrest man accused of robbing 4 South Florida banks

Federal authorities arrest man accused of robbing 4 South Florida banks

DETROIT (WSVN) – The FBI has arrested a man accused of robbing four South Florida banks in less than a week. Federal authorities took 27-year-old... Read full article: Federal authorities arrest man accused o...→

Florida death penalty experts concerned about court ruling

Florida death penalty experts concerned about court ruling

Florida inmate advocates say a state Supreme Court decision involving the death penalty has thrown between 100 to 150 cases into legal limbo Read full article: Florida death penalty experts concerned ...→

NJ Dad Charged With Murder in 6-Week-Old Daughter’s Death

NJ Dad Charged With Murder in 6-Week-Old Daughter’s Death

A New Jersey man has been charged with murder in the death of his 6-week-old daughter. Austin Meli, 23, of Wall, was also charged Thursday with child endangerment, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. But they declined to release further details about how the death occurred or discuss the cause of death. Police had responded to the family’s home… Read full article: NJ Dad Charged With Murder in 6-Week-Old...→

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. The opinion pulled back from the court’s 2016 state Supreme Court decision that subsequently led the Legislature to change… Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penal...→

Father, fiancee arrested in death of 8-year-old boy

Father, fiancee arrested in death of 8-year-old boy

Police have made an arrest in connection to the death of an 8-year-old boy on Long Island. The boy’s father, 40-year-old Michael Valva, and his fiance 42-year-old Angela Pollina, were taken into custody and faces second-degree murder charges. Read full article: Father, fiancee arrested in death of 8-y...→

NYPD officer Michael Valva, fiancée charged with murder in death of cop’s 8-year-old son

NYPD officer Michael Valva, fiancée charged with murder in death of cop’s 8-year-old son

An NYPD officer and his fiancée were arrested Friday morning on Long Island in the death of the transit cop’s 8-year-old son, who reportedly died after falling in a driveway, police and sourc… Read full article: NYPD officer Michael Valva, fiancée char...→

Father Arrested In Death Of 8-Year-Old Boy On Long Island

Father Arrested In Death Of 8-Year-Old Boy On Long Island

The boy, identified by family as 8-year-old Thomas Valva, reportedly fell in his driveway last Friday. Read full article: Father Arrested In Death Of 8-Year-Old B...→

12-Year-Old Boy Charged With Stabbing at West Pullman School

12-Year-Old Boy Charged With Stabbing at West Pullman School

A 12-year-old boy faces an aggravated battery charge after he allegedly stabbed a child with scissors in the face and leg Wednesday during a fight at an elementary school on Chicago’s Far South Side, police said. The boys were arguing in the stairwell of a school in the 11800 block of South Indiana Avenue about 1:05 p.m. when they started… Read full article: 12-Year-Old Boy Charged With Stabbing at...→

Woman Charged in Tot’s Death Seeks to Have Statements Tossed

Woman Charged in Tot’s Death Seeks to Have Statements Tossed

A woman accused of killing her toddler son and telling police he had been kidnapped before his remains were found buried in the yard of her New Jersey home is seeking to have prosecutors barred from using her statements to police in court. Twenty-five-year-old Nakira Griner of Bridgeton is charged in the death of 23-month-old Daniel Griner Jr. Authorities say… Read full article: Woman Charged in Tot’s Death Seeks to Ha...→

NJ mom charged in toddler's death seeks to have statements tossed

NJ mom charged in toddler's death seeks to have statements tossed

A woman accused of killing her toddler son is seeking to have prosecutors barred from using her statements to police in court. Read full article: NJ mom charged in toddler's death seeks ...→

Man Charged With 2-Year-Old Boy’s Beating Death in Long Beach

Man Charged With 2-Year-Old Boy’s Beating Death in Long Beach

An Inglewood man accused of fatally beating a 2-year-old boy outside a Long Beach liquor store last June was charged Wednesday with murder and assault on a child causing death. Charles Davis Jr., 32, is set to be arraigned this afternoon at the Long Beach courthouse in connection with the death of William Meeks III. The toddler died from injuries… Read full article: Man Charged With 2-Year-Old Boy’s Beatin...→

Man Charged with Stabbing 74-Year-Old Father During Argument in West Town

Man Charged with Stabbing 74-Year-Old Father During Argument in West Town

A man is charged with murder after his 74-year-old father was stabbed to death Sunday during a family argument in West Town. Read full article: Man Charged with Stabbing 74-Year-Old Fa...→

Police: 18-Year-Old Charged In Murders Of South Philly Grocery Store Employee, Teen Boy In Separate Shootings

Police: 18-Year-Old Charged In Murders Of South Philly Grocery Store Employee, Teen Boy In Separate Shootings

Officials charged Tyseem Murray, 18, of Southwest Philadelphia, with murder, criminal conspiracy, robbery, and other related charges in the Jan. 7 fatal shooting of 31-year-old Xiaoding Li.  Read full article: Police: 18-Year-Old Charged In Murders O...→

Man charged with DUI in I-55 crash that led to death of Berwyn police officer

Man charged with DUI in I-55 crash that led to death of Berwyn police officer

Rodrigo Marin allegedly crashed his Nissan into a box truck, which was then struck by another car that was carrying the officer. Read full article: Man charged with DUI in I-55 crash that ...→

Woman Charged in Connection to Death of Teen Found Dismembered in Basement

A woman has been arrested in connection to the death of a teen girl who was found dismembered and decomposed inside the basement of a South Philadelphia home. Maddison Leidy, 25, is charged with abuse of corpse, tampering with evidence, lyi Read full article: Woman Charged in Connection to Death of ...→

Officer Charged With DUI After Death Of Berwyn Officer Out On Bond

CHICAGO (CBS) —  Erin Zilka, the Joliet officer charged with driving under the influence when her passenger, a Berwyn police officer was killed, is out on bond.... Zilka, 35, posted bail Sunday night. Read full article: Officer Charged With DUI After Death Of ...→

Fight between construction workers on Florida turnpike leads to fatal stabbing, FHP says

Fight between construction workers on Florida turnpike leads to fatal stabbing, FHP says

A fight between construction workers along Florida's Turnpike led to a fatal stabbing Monday, WFTV reports. Read full article: Fight between construction workers on Fl...→

MTA bus driver charged in woman's death

MTA bus driver charged in woman's death

An MTA bus driver has been charged in connection to the death of a woman hit by a bus in Brooklyn. Read full article: MTA bus driver charged in woman's death...→

NYPD Cop, Fiancee Charged With 8-Year-Old Son’s Death

An investigation revealed a pattern of abuse at the hands of the officer and his fiancee toward the boy and his older brother, both of whom had been diagnosed with autism. NBC New York’s Greg Cergol reports.... Michael Valva is accused in the death of his 8-year-old son last week. Greg Cergol reports. Read full article: NYPD Cop, Fiancee Charged With 8-Year-Ol...→

Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-Old Boy in Palmdale

Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-Old Boy in Palmdale

Detectives investigated Saturday morning the suspicious death of a 1-year-old boy in Palmdale. Deputies responded to a call of a baby not breathing in the 5700 block of Monaco Lane, near 55 Street East, at 9 p.m. Friday, according to Lt. Brandon Dean of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics took the child to… Read full article: Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-O...→

Police: Bronx woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-year-old man in Brooklyn

Police: Bronx woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-year-old man in Brooklyn

A Bronx woman is facing murder charges in connection to a homicide that happened in Brooklyn Thursday night. Read full article: Police: Bronx woman charged for fatally ...→

NYPD officer and fiancée charged with murder after his son, 8, froze to death, officials say

NYPD officer and fiancée charged with murder after his son, 8, froze to death, officials say

The boy was allegedly kept in an unheated garage the night before his death, when temperatures outside dipped to 19 degrees. Read full article: NYPD officer and fiancée charged with mu...→

NYPD officer charged with murder in death of autistic son, 8, on Long Island

NYPD officer charged with murder in death of autistic son, 8, on Long Island

A New York City cop was charged Friday with murder after police say he forced his autistic 8-year-old to spend the night in a freezing garage after abusing him, according to reports. Read full article: NYPD officer charged with murder in deat...→

NYPD officer charged in the death of his 8-year-old son - amNewYork

A New York Police Department officer and his fiancée have been charged with murder in the death of the officer's 8-year-old son on Long Island, Read full article: NYPD officer charged in the death of his...→

Florida Man Kicked His Friend to Death in 79-Minute Attack: Police

Florida Man Kicked His Friend to Death in 79-Minute Attack: Police

When police in St. Petersburg found the brutally beaten body of a man in a shopping center parking lot on Jan. 14, they turned to surveillance video from a nearby business for clues. The video showed a man brutally kicking Scott Jenks for an hour and 19 minutes, as the 48-year-old man begged him to stop. Two days later, Kristoff… Read full article: Florida Man Kicked His Friend to Death i...→

Woman in custody for brutally stabbing 85-year-old man to death in Brooklyn - amNewYork

A woman is in custody after an 85-year-old man was found stabbed in his Brooklyn home on Thursday night. Authorities say that at 10:09 p.m. on Jan. 23, Read full article: Woman in custody for brutally stabbing 8...→

Authorities: Boy Justified In Fatal Stabbing Of Home Invasion Suspect In Allentown

Authorities: Boy Justified In Fatal Stabbing Of Home Invasion Suspect In Allentown

Luis Nieves, 48, forced open the door of an Allentown home around 5:30 p.m. Sunday and started attacking the youth, who lived in the home, according to the Lehigh County District Attorney's office. Read full article: Authorities: Boy Justified In Fatal Stab...→

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. Read full article: 'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruli...→

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court said it was wrong when it previously ruled the death penalty could not be imposed without a... Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the death penal...→

Woman Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Ex-Boyfriend’s Teen Pal

Woman Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Ex-Boyfriend’s Teen Pal

The victim and his friend went to the suspect’s home when he was stabbing during the escalating confrontation. Read full article: Woman Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Ex-Bo...→

Son Charged In Suspicious Death Of His Father In Western Wisconsin

Son Charged In Suspicious Death Of His Father In Western Wisconsin

The investigation into the incident continues. Styer next appears in court on Thursday afternoon. Read full article: Son Charged In Suspicious Death Of His F...→

Boy, 12, charged with stabbing child in face with scissors at a West Pullman grade school

Boy, 12, charged with stabbing child in face with scissors at a West Pullman grade school

During an argument, a boy pulled out a pair of scissors and stabbed him twice in the face and once in his left leg, police said. Read full article: Boy, 12, charged with stabbing child in ...→

Six-Time Deportee Charged in Hit-and-Run Death of Elderly Texan

Six-Time Deportee Charged in Hit-and-Run Death of Elderly Texan

Fort Bend County deputies arrested a six-time deported criminal alien on charges connected to the hit-and-run death of an 81-year-old woman. Read full article: Six-Time Deportee Charged in Hit-and-Run...→

18-Year-Old Charged In Oakland Shooting Death Of Teen Last Week

18-Year-Old Charged In Oakland Shooting Death Of Teen Last Week

An 18-year-old felon was charged with murder on Tuesday for the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy in East Oakland last week. Read full article: 18-Year-Old Charged In Oakland Shooting ...→

Michael Tate Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death Of 74-Year-Old James Tate In West Town

Michael Tate Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death Of 74-Year-Old James Tate In West Town

Michael Tate, of the East Garfield Park neighborhood, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder. Read full article: Michael Tate Charged With Murder In Stab...→

Driver Charged With DUI Initial Crash That Led to Death of Berwyn Police Officer

Driver Charged With DUI Initial Crash That Led to Death of Berwyn Police Officer

A Plainfield man was intoxicated early Sunday morning when he caused a crash on I-55 that led to another collision in which a Berwyn police officer died, according to the Illinois State Police. Rodrigo Marin, 42, of Plainfield, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence, failure to reduce speed, improper lane usage, leaving the scene of… Read full article: Driver Charged With DUI Initial Crash Th...→

Woman Charged in Connection to Death of Teen Found Dismembered and Decomposed in South Philadelphia Basement

Woman Charged in Connection to Death of Teen Found Dismembered and Decomposed in South Philadelphia Basement

A woman has been arrested in connection to the death of a teen girl who was found dismembered and decomposed inside the basement of a South Philadelphia home. Maddison Leidy, 25, is charged with abuse of corpse, tampering with evidence, lying to police and other related offenses, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office confirmed with NBC10. The charges are in connection… Read full article: Woman Charged in Connection to Death of ...→

Florida man claims abuse by former Boy Scout leader in NYC

Florida man claims abuse by former Boy Scout leader in NYC

A Florida man claims his former Boy Scout leader sexually abused and pimped him out to men in Manhattan when he was a teen living in Brooklyn. Read full article: Florida man claims abuse by former Boy S...→

Former NFL Star Shares Inspiration for Social Justice in Cousin’s South Florida Death

Former NFL Star Shares Inspiration for Social Justice in Cousin’s South Florida Death

Players Coalition co-founder Anquan Boldin shared a poignant personal tragedy in the signature public service spot of the NFL’s Inspire Change platform during Sunday’s conference championship games. In the spot that will run through Super Bowl Sunday, Boldin shares his inspiration to launch social justice work: the 2015 shooting death of his cousin Corey Jones, 31, at the hands of a plainclothes… Read full article: Former NFL Star Shares Inspiration for S...→

Woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-year-old man in Flatbush held without bail

Woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-year-old man in Flatbush held without bail

The woman charged with fatally stabbing an 85-year-old man inside his Flatbush apartment last week is being held without bail. Read full article: Woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-ye...→

MTA bus driver charged in woman's death

MTA bus driver charged in woman's death

An MTA bus driver has been charged in connection to the death of a woman hit by a bus in Brooklyn. Read full article: MTA bus driver charged in woman's death...→

Woman charged with fatally stabbing elderly man held without bail

Woman charged with fatally stabbing elderly man held without bail

Nicole Waiters was arrested after investigators found her — and a knife — at victim Edill Gonzalez’s apartment on Lefferts Ave. in East Flatbush, officials said. Read full article: Woman charged with fatally stabbing elde...→

NYPD Cop, Fiancee Charged With 8-Year-Old Son’s Death

An investigation revealed a pattern of abuse at the hands of the officer and his fiancee toward the boy and his older brother, both of whom had been diagnosed with autism. NBC New York’s Greg Cergol reports.... Michael Valva is accused in the death of his 8-year-old son last week. Greg Cergol reports. Read full article: NYPD Cop, Fiancee Charged With 8-Year-Ol...→

NYPD officer and his fiancée charged with death of his 8-year-old son

NYPD officer and his fiancée charged with death of his 8-year-old son

(CNN) — A New York transit police officer and his fiancée were arrested Friday and charged with murder in connection with the death of the... Read full article: NYPD officer and his fiancée charged wit...→

Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-Old Boy in Palmdale

Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-Old Boy in Palmdale

Detectives investigated Saturday morning the suspicious death of a 1-year-old boy in Palmdale. Deputies responded to a call of a baby not breathing in the 5700 block of Monaco Lane, near 55 Street East, at 9 p.m. Friday, according to Lt. Brandon Dean of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics took the child to… Read full article: Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-O...→

Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-Old Boy in Palmdale

Detectives investigated Saturday morning the suspicious death of a 1-year-old boy in Palmdale. Deputies responded to a call of a baby not breathing in the 5700 block of Monaco Lane, near 55 Street East, at 9 p.m. Friday, according to Lt. Br Read full article: Detectives Investigate Death of 1-Year-O...→

Police: Bronx woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-year-old man in Brooklyn

Police: Bronx woman charged for fatally stabbing 85-year-old man in Brooklyn

A Bronx woman is facing murder charges in connection to a homicide that happened in Brooklyn Thursday night. Read full article: Police: Bronx woman charged for fatally ...→

Suspect in Fatal Sherman Heights Hit-and-Run Charged in Pedestrian's Death - Times of San Diego

A motorist who allegedly drove off after killing a pedestrian in Sherman Heights early Sunday -- stopping at a nearby fast-food restaurant before continuing to flee -- was charged Friday with a felony count of hit-and-run causing death. Read full article: Suspect in Fatal Sherman Heights Hit-and...→

Federal authorities arrest man accused of robbing 4 South Florida banks

Federal authorities arrest man accused of robbing 4 South Florida banks

DETROIT (WSVN) – The FBI has arrested a man accused of robbing four South Florida banks in less than a week. Federal authorities took 27-year-old... Read full article: Federal authorities arrest man accused o...→

NYPD officer and fiancée charged with murder after his son, 8, froze to death, officials say

NYPD officer and fiancée charged with murder after his son, 8, froze to death, officials say

The boy was allegedly kept in an unheated garage the night before his death, when temperatures outside dipped to 19 degrees. Read full article: NYPD officer and fiancée charged with mu...→

Florida death penalty experts concerned about court ruling

Florida death penalty experts concerned about court ruling

Florida inmate advocates say a state Supreme Court decision involving the death penalty has thrown between 100 to 150 cases into legal limbo Read full article: Florida death penalty experts concerned ...→

NYPD officer charged with murder in death of autistic son, 8, on Long Island

NYPD officer charged with murder in death of autistic son, 8, on Long Island

A New York City cop was charged Friday with murder after police say he forced his autistic 8-year-old to spend the night in a freezing garage after abusing him, according to reports. Read full article: NYPD officer charged with murder in deat...→

NYPD officer charged in the death of his 8-year-old son - amNewYork

A New York Police Department officer and his fiancée have been charged with murder in the death of the officer's 8-year-old son on Long Island, Read full article: NYPD officer charged in the death of his...→

NJ Dad Charged With Murder in 6-Week-Old Daughter’s Death

NJ Dad Charged With Murder in 6-Week-Old Daughter’s Death

A New Jersey man has been charged with murder in the death of his 6-week-old daughter. Austin Meli, 23, of Wall, was also charged Thursday with child endangerment, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. But they declined to release further details about how the death occurred or discuss the cause of death. Police had responded to the family’s home… Read full article: NJ Dad Charged With Murder in 6-Week-Old...→

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penalty: We Got It Wrong

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. The opinion pulled back from the court’s 2016 state Supreme Court decision that subsequently led the Legislature to change… Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the Death Penal...→

Florida Man Kicked His Friend to Death in 79-Minute Attack: Police

Florida Man Kicked His Friend to Death in 79-Minute Attack: Police

When police in St. Petersburg found the brutally beaten body of a man in a shopping center parking lot on Jan. 14, they turned to surveillance video from a nearby business for clues. The video showed a man brutally kicking Scott Jenks for an hour and 19 minutes, as the 48-year-old man begged him to stop. Two days later, Kristoff… Read full article: Florida Man Kicked His Friend to Death i...→

Father, fiancee arrested in death of 8-year-old boy

Father, fiancee arrested in death of 8-year-old boy

Police have made an arrest in connection to the death of an 8-year-old boy on Long Island. The boy’s father, 40-year-old Michael Valva, and his fiance 42-year-old Angela Pollina, were taken into custody and faces second-degree murder charges. Read full article: Father, fiancee arrested in death of 8-y...→

Woman in custody for brutally stabbing 85-year-old man to death in Brooklyn - amNewYork

A woman is in custody after an 85-year-old man was found stabbed in his Brooklyn home on Thursday night. Authorities say that at 10:09 p.m. on Jan. 23, Read full article: Woman in custody for brutally stabbing 8...→

NYPD officer Michael Valva, fiancée charged with murder in death of cop’s 8-year-old son

NYPD officer Michael Valva, fiancée charged with murder in death of cop’s 8-year-old son

An NYPD officer and his fiancée were arrested Friday morning on Long Island in the death of the transit cop’s 8-year-old son, who reportedly died after falling in a driveway, police and sourc… Read full article: NYPD officer Michael Valva, fiancée char...→

Authorities: Boy Justified In Fatal Stabbing Of Home Invasion Suspect In Allentown

Authorities: Boy Justified In Fatal Stabbing Of Home Invasion Suspect In Allentown

Luis Nieves, 48, forced open the door of an Allentown home around 5:30 p.m. Sunday and started attacking the youth, who lived in the home, according to the Lehigh County District Attorney's office. Read full article: Authorities: Boy Justified In Fatal Stab...→

Father Arrested In Death Of 8-Year-Old Boy On Long Island

Father Arrested In Death Of 8-Year-Old Boy On Long Island

The boy, identified by family as 8-year-old Thomas Valva, reportedly fell in his driveway last Friday. Read full article: Father Arrested In Death Of 8-Year-Old B...→

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruling could change state's death penalty law

The Florida Supreme Court said Thursday it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a convicted murderer should be sentenced to death, announcing a dramatic legal reversal that could affect dozens of death row cases. Read full article: 'Astonishing' Florida Supreme Court ruli...→

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

Florida Supreme Court on the death penalty: We got it wrong

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court said it was wrong when it previously ruled the death penalty could not be imposed without a... Read full article: Florida Supreme Court on the death penal...→

Woman Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Ex-Boyfriend’s Teen Pal

Woman Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Ex-Boyfriend’s Teen Pal

The victim and his friend went to the suspect’s home when he was stabbing during the escalating confrontation. Read full article: Woman Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Ex-Bo...→

12-Year-Old Boy Charged With Stabbing at West Pullman School

12-Year-Old Boy Charged With Stabbing at West Pullman School

A 12-year-old boy faces an aggravated battery charge after he allegedly stabbed a child with scissors in the face and leg Wednesday during a fight at an elementary school on Chicago’s Far South Side, police said. The boys were arguing in the stairwell of a school in the 11800 block of South Indiana Avenue about 1:05 p.m. when they started… Read full article: 12-Year-Old Boy Charged With Stabbing at...→

Son Charged In Suspicious Death Of His Father In Western Wisconsin

Son Charged In Suspicious Death Of His Father In Western Wisconsin

The investigation into the incident continues. Styer next appears in court on Thursday afternoon. Read full article: Son Charged In Suspicious Death Of His F...→

Woman Charged in Tot’s Death Seeks to Have Statements Tossed

Woman Charged in Tot’s Death Seeks to Have Statements Tossed

A woman accused of killing her toddler son and telling police he had been kidnapped before his remains were found buried in the yard of her New Jersey home is seeking to have prosecutors barred from using her statements to police in court. Twenty-five-year-old Nakira Griner of Bridgeton is charged in the death of 23-month-old Daniel Griner Jr. Authorities say… Read full article: Woman Charged in Tot’s Death Seeks to Ha...→

Boy, 12, charged with stabbing child in face with scissors at a West Pullman grade school

Boy, 12, charged with stabbing child in face with scissors at a West Pullman grade school

During an argument, a boy pulled out a pair of scissors and stabbed him twice in the face and once in his left leg, police said. Read full article: Boy, 12, charged with stabbing child in ...→

NJ mom charged in toddler's death seeks to have statements tossed

NJ mom charged in toddler's death seeks to have statements tossed

A woman accused of killing her toddler son is seeking to have prosecutors barred from using her statements to police in court. Read full article: NJ mom charged in toddler's death seeks ...→

Six-Time Deportee Charged in Hit-and-Run Death of Elderly Texan

Six-Time Deportee Charged in Hit-and-Run Death of Elderly Texan

Fort Bend County deputies arrested a six-time deported criminal alien on charges connected to the hit-and-run death of an 81-year-old woman. Read full article: Six-Time Deportee Charged in Hit-and-Run...→

Man Charged With 2-Year-Old Boy’s Beating Death in Long Beach

Man Charged With 2-Year-Old Boy’s Beating Death in Long Beach

An Inglewood man accused of fatally beating a 2-year-old boy outside a Long Beach liquor store last June was charged Wednesday with murder and assault on a child causing death. Charles Davis Jr., 32, is set to be arraigned this afternoon at the Long Beach courthouse in connection with the death of William Meeks III. The toddler died from injuries… Read full article: Man Charged With 2-Year-Old Boy’s Beatin...→

18-Year-Old Charged In Oakland Shooting Death Of Teen Last Week

18-Year-Old Charged In Oakland Shooting Death Of Teen Last Week

An 18-year-old felon was charged with murder on Tuesday for the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy in East Oakland last week. Read full article: 18-Year-Old Charged In Oakland Shooting ...→

Man Charged with Stabbing 74-Year-Old Father During Argument in West Town

Man Charged with Stabbing 74-Year-Old Father During Argument in West Town

A man is charged with murder after his 74-year-old father was stabbed to death Sunday during a family argument in West Town. Read full article: Man Charged with Stabbing 74-Year-Old Fa...→

Michael Tate Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death Of 74-Year-Old James Tate In West Town

Michael Tate Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death Of 74-Year-Old James Tate In West Town

Michael Tate, of the East Garfield Park neighborhood, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder. Read full article: Michael Tate Charged With Murder In Stab...→

Police: 18-Year-Old Charged In Murders Of South Philly Grocery Store Employee, Teen Boy In Separate Shootings

Police: 18-Year-Old Charged In Murders Of South Philly Grocery Store Employee, Teen Boy In Separate Shootings

Officials charged Tyseem Murray, 18, of Southwest Philadelphia, with murder, criminal conspiracy, robbery, and other related charges in the Jan. 7 fatal shooting of 31-year-old Xiaoding Li.  Read full article: Police: 18-Year-Old Charged In Murders O...→

Driver Charged With DUI Initial Crash That Led to Death of Berwyn Police Officer

Driver Charged With DUI Initial Crash That Led to Death of Berwyn Police Officer

A Plainfield man was intoxicated early Sunday morning when he caused a crash on I-55 that led to another collision in which a Berwyn police officer died, according to the Illinois State Police. Rodrigo Marin, 42, of Plainfield, was charged with two counts of aggravated driving under the influence, failure to reduce speed, improper lane usage, leaving the scene of… Read full article: Driver Charged With DUI Initial Crash Th...→

Man charged with DUI in I-55 crash that led to death of Berwyn police officer

Man charged with DUI in I-55 crash that led to death of Berwyn police officer

Rodrigo Marin allegedly crashed his Nissan into a box truck, which was then struck by another car that was carrying the officer. Read full article: Man charged with DUI in I-55 crash that ...→

Woman Charged in Connection to Death of Teen Found Dismembered and Decomposed in South Philadelphia Basement

Woman Charged in Connection to Death of Teen Found Dismembered and Decomposed in South Philadelphia Basement

A woman has been arrested in connection to the death of a teen girl who was found dismembered and decomposed inside the basement of a South Philadelphia home. Maddison Leidy, 25, is charged with abuse of corpse, tampering with evidence, lying to police and other related offenses, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office confirmed with NBC10. The charges are in connection… Read full article: Woman Charged in Connection to Death of ...→

Woman Charged in Connection to Death of Teen Found Dismembered in Basement

A woman has been arrested in connection to the death of a teen girl who was found dismembered and decomposed inside the basement of a South Philadelphia home. Maddison Leidy, 25, is charged with abuse of corpse, tampering with evidence, lyi Read full article: Woman Charged in Connection to Death of ...→

Officer Charged With DUI After Death Of Berwyn Officer Out On Bond

CHICAGO (CBS) —  Erin Zilka, the Joliet officer charged with driving under the influence when her passenger, a Berwyn police officer was killed, is out on bond.... Zilka, 35, posted bail Sunday night. Read full article: Officer Charged With DUI After Death Of ...→

Florida man claims abuse by former Boy Scout leader in NYC

Florida man claims abuse by former Boy Scout leader in NYC

A Florida man claims his former Boy Scout leader sexually abused and pimped him out to men in Manhattan when he was a teen living in Brooklyn. Read full article: Florida man claims abuse by former Boy S...→

Fight between construction workers on Florida turnpike leads to fatal stabbing, FHP says

Fight between construction workers on Florida turnpike leads to fatal stabbing, FHP says

A fight between construction workers along Florida's Turnpike led to a fatal stabbing Monday, WFTV reports. Read full article: Fight between construction workers on Fl...→

Former NFL Star Shares Inspiration for Social Justice in Cousin’s South Florida Death

Former NFL Star Shares Inspiration for Social Justice in Cousin’s South Florida Death

Players Coalition co-founder Anquan Boldin shared a poignant personal tragedy in the signature public service spot of the NFL’s Inspire Change platform during Sunday’s conference championship games. In the spot that will run through Super Bowl Sunday, Boldin shares his inspiration to launch social justice work: the 2015 shooting death of his cousin Corey Jones, 31, at the hands of a plainclothes… Read full article: Former NFL Star Shares Inspiration for S...→