September 30, 2023

Homicide suspect strangled Indiana deputy to death with handcuffs, court docs claim

Marion County, Indiana Sheriff’s Deputy John Durm was reportedly killed after suspect Orlando Mitchell strangled him with his handcuffs, court documents claim. A video allegedly shows Mitchell placing his bound hands around Durm’s neck, strangling him with the handcuffs’ chain, and freeing himself after finding the unconscious deputy’s key. Durm’s death, caused by “ligature strangulation,” […]

Delaware man sentenced to life for role in street feud that led to woman’s death, shooting of 6-year-old

A man from Delaware has received a life sentence for his involvement in a violent street feud connected to a drug kingpin, which resulted in the abduction and murder of a woman and the shooting of a 6-year-old boy. He was convicted in federal court on charges of kidnapping resulting in death, conspiracy to commit […]

Florida man arrested for allegedly punching victim, causing brain death during gas station brawl

Florida authorities arrested a suspect after his fight with a man outside a gas station last month allegedly caused the victim to go brain-dead. Brian Darnold, 29, was charged with one count of negligent manslaughter. The charge stemmed from a May 1 incident where Darnold got into an fight at a 7-Eleven in Oviedo. According […]

Trump: Drug Dealers Should Get Death Penalty, I Was Right to Give Clemency to Alice Johnson Because She Wasn’t ‘Much of a Dealer’

During a portion of an interview with the Fox News Channel that took place on Monday and was aired on Tuesday’s broadcast of “Special Report,” 2024 Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump argued that giving the death penalty to drug dealers is “the only way” to stop drug problems, and that Alice Johnson, a

NJ man’s convictions, 55-year sentence in teen’s shooting death, discarded by appeals court

An appeals court in New Jersey has tossed out the convictions of a man sentenced to 55 years in prison after being tried as a teenager in the 2016 death of a girl who was shot in a minivan as she and other juveniles were riding around Trenton. The court found a number of problems […]

Bronx child fell to his death due to defective balcony door lock: parents

A Bronx 4-year-old fell to his death from his family’s 10th-floor apartment because of a broken lock on the balcony door, according to a lawsuit. Yandra Minaya, 35, was getting her 11-month-old daughter ready for a bath when she realized she couldn’t hear her son, Jayden, in the other room. The mom panicked and began […]

Death sentence for man who killed North Dakota student reduced to life in prison

The death sentence for a Minnesota man who killed a North Dakota college student 20 years ago has been officially changed to life in prison. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Ralph Erickson signed the sentence amendment for Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. last week, according to court records. Rodriguez, a sex offender, was convicted in 2007 […]

Attorney for Marine vet in chokehold death says ‘multitude’ of onlookers witnessed ‘terrifying’ situation

The attorney representing Marine veteran Daniel Penny in his second-degree manslaughter case following the death of a disturbed homeless man on a New York City subway said his client is not a racist and that there are a “multitude” of witnesses  Jordan Neely, who was mentally ill and reportedly acting erratically and harassing passengers on […]

5-year-old girl whipped to death with belt for soiling herself, grandparents charged

Grandparents from suburban Chicago have been charged with murder in the beating death of their 5-year-old granddaughter, who was whipped a dozen times with a belt for defecating on herself — with the granddad allegedly confessing to being “a little too rough” during the fatal assault. Illinois prosecutors on Monday revealed horrifying details related to […]

Kid Rock a top donor to Daniel Penny’s defense in NYC subway chokehold death

Kid Rock is one of the top donors to Marine veteran Daniel Penny’s legal defense fund after the 24-year-old was charged in the New York City subway chokehold death of a homeless man. The GiveSendGo fundraiser has surpassed $2 million in donations with the help of the musician, who gave $5,000 and had a pointed […]

Jordan Neely chokehold death: Infamous NYC vigilante says Marine vet has ‘got to pay’: report

An infamous New York City subway vigilante said the U.S. Marine who allegedly killed Jordan Neely by putting him in a chokehold for 15 minutes “got to pay.” Monday’s deadly incident, which involved a White man killing a Black homeless man, sparked protests and violent clashes with NYPD this week and drew comparisons to Bernie […]

Adams: AOC, Lander Are Irresponsibly Interfering in Subway Chokehold Death Investigation by Opining Before Facts Are Known

On Wednesday’s broadcast of “CNN Primetime,” New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) slammed statements on the death of Jordan Neely by New York City Comptroller Brad Lander (D) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) by noting that the investigation is still ongoing and stating that interfering with the case by jumping to conclusions is irresponsible

Catalytic-Converter Theft Suspect Stabbed to Death in Los Angeles County Driveway

A suspected catalytic converter thief was stabbed to death in a driveway early Friday morning in Los Angeles County, California, CBS News reported.  Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies responded to a house in South El Monte on the 1100 block of Thienes Avenue at 2:37 a.m. and found a man dead at the scene, sheriff’s Lieutenant

Aaron Carter’s official cause of death revealed: coroner

Aaron Carter drowned to death, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. The “effects of difluoroethane and alprazolam” were listed as contributing factors in his death.  The manner of death was ruled an “accident,” according to the coroner.  Difluoroethane is an aerosol propellant found in spray cans, and alprazolam is commonly referred […]

Treat Williams’ daughter honors late actor on Father’s Day one week after his death

June 19, 2023 | 8:15pm Treat Williams’ daughter honored his legacy on Father’s Day — which came less than a week after his unexpected death. On Sunday, Elinor “Ellie” Williams took to her Instagram Story to share two pictures of the late actor, born Richard Treat Williams. “I love you, Dad,” the 24-year-old wrote atop a throwback photo of […]

Tourist, 33, plunges 4,700 feet to his death at Grand Canyon

A 33-year-old has fallen to their death from the Skywalk in the deadliest National Park in America. Getty Images Another person fell to their death in the most treacherous National Park in America last week. An unidentified 33-year-old man went over the edge at the Grand Canyon Skywalk attraction on June 5, plunging over 4,000 […]

Texas man arrested in death of Madeline Pantoja, 20

The body of a missing 20-year-old Texas woman was found Saturday, 10 days after she vanished, police announced. Mario Juan Chacon, 24, was booked on first-degree murder charges in connection to the death of Madeline Pantoja, according to Midland County Sherrif’s records. Police did not provide any additional information on Pantoja’s death other than it […]

Oklahoma County Sheriff in Disturbing Audio Sued Over Man’s Death

For more than a year, Barbara Barrick didn’t know the details of how and why her husband Bobby was killed while in custody of Oklahoma law enforcement.“We had no answers. There was no investigation. I was contacted by no entity of the law,” Barbara told The Daily Beast in an interview on Thursday—the same day

Pennsylvania woman mauled to death while feeding neighbor’s dogs as young son looks on: police

A Pennsylvania woman was mauled to death by her neighbor’s two Great Danes as she fed them while their owner was away, according to police. Kristin Potter, 38, of Centre Township in Perry County, died Thursday despite the efforts of emergency responders and police officers, who were unable to reach her until animal control arrived […]

Mom of slain cop enraged by ‘ludicrous’ bill to make some CA death row inmates eligible for release

A California mother whose son was murdered in the line of duty spoke out Thursday against a state bill that would release some of the most violent criminals from prison, even some who are facing the death penalty.  Phyllis Loya lost her son, Pittsburg police officer Larry Lasater, after he was shot while responding to […]

Española man pleads guilty in 5-year-old stepdaughter’s death

An Española man has pleaded guilty in the beating death of his 5-year-old stepdaughter. Local media outlets report Malcolm Torres entered a guilty plea to second-degree murder Monday in the killing of Renezmae Calzada. In a statement from U.S. Attorney Alexander M.M. Uballez, 29-year-old Torres was home in September 2019 with the girl and his […]

Uganda: Parliament Approves Death Penalty for ‘Aggravated Homosexuality’

Uganda’s parliament passed a bill criminalizing homosexuality on Tuesday with 387 out of 389 legislators voting in favor. The bill stipulates the death penalty for defendants who commit acts of “aggravated homosexuality.” Same-sex relationships are already illegal in Uganda — and in more than half of African nations — although post-colonial Uganda has never actually

Nashville School Shooter Was Devastated by Close Friend’s Death Before Attack, Associates Say

The gunman who killed three adults and three children in a shooting spree at a Nashville school was devastated by the death of a close friend in the months leading up to the attack, according to people who knew the shooter.Audrey Hale, 28, who was shot dead by police during Monday’s tragedy at the Covenant

Memphis Protesters Block Highway After Tyre Nichols’ Death Footage Released

Protesters in Memphis have blocked off highways in the aftermath of video footage being released from the traffic stop that ultimately led to the death of 29-year-old Memphis resident Tyre Nichols. Nichols, a 29-year-old black man, died on January 10, three days after Memphis police officers stopped him for “reckless driving.” In an initial statement

Former Georgia cop arrested after allegedly concealing missing 16-year-old girl’s death

A former Georgia police officer was arrested and charged with concealing the death of a 16-year-old girl who went missing more than six months ago, according to officials. Miles Bryant, 22, who had worked for the Doraville Police Department, was charged with concealing the death of another and false reporting of a crime, Gwinnett County […]

Olivia Newton-John’s daughter Chloe reveals ‘promise’ she made to mother before her death

Olivia Newton-John’s daughter Chloe Lattanzi is opening up on the promise she made to her mother prior to her death last August.  “That was my promise to my mom that I would soar, and fly, and be happy,” the 37-year-old shared with TODAY host Hoda Kotb. After a 30-year journey with breast cancer, the actress […]

Alabama’s Brandon Miller hit with ‘lock him up’ chants following latest revelation in shooting death of woman

Despite the latest news that Brandon Miller provided the gun used by his former teammate to kill a woman, he still played on Wednesday night in South Carolina. Alabama received much criticism for the move in the media, and Gamecocks fans let their voice be heard, as well. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON […]

Jimmy Kimmel Grills Tom Cruise on His Insane Death Wish

When Tom Cruise made a rare late-night TV appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live Friday night, there were no questions about his close ties to the Church of Scientology. But Jimmy Kimmel did spend much of the interview trying to get to the bottom of whether Cruise will eventually kill himself on screen in an attempt

New Zealand cyclone death toll up to 8, expected to rise

The death toll from Cyclone Gabrielle in New Zealand rose to eight on Friday, Prime Minister Chris Hipkins said and he warned that the number was expected to increase as emergency crews make contact with hundreds of cut-off communities. The cyclone, which hit New Zealand on the uppermost region of the North Island on Sunday […]

Earthquake Survivors Now Risk Freezing to Death

The death toll from Monday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake on the Turkey-Syria border has topped 11,000 and is climbing as aid agencies warn the coming days could be the worst yet. Hope for those still trapped alive under the rubble has grown dim as freezing temperatures and forecast snowstorms complicate chances for survival. The World Health