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Officer accused of killing man in wrong apartment is fired: Chief

Officer accused of killing man in wrong apartment is fired: Chief

iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — A Dallas police officer charged with manslaughter in the wrong apartment fatal shooting of a man was fired Monday morning, according to an email sent by Police Chief Rene Hall. Officer Amber Guyger, 30, “engaged in adverse conduct” when she fatally shot Botham Jean, 26, at his apartment […]

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Elderly man found alive in apartment days after fire ravages DC senior living facility

Elderly man found alive in apartment days after fire ravages DC senior living facility

Cpl. Damon A. Mclean/Marine Corps.(WASHINGTON) — A 74-year-old man has been found alive in an apartment building in Washington, D.C., five days after it was nearly gutted by fire, officials said. The senior citizen was found by crews that had been hired by the building’s owners to evaluate the safety […]

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Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing begins with debate over his designation as a sexually violent predator

Bill Cosby’s sentencing hearing begins with debate over his designation as a sexually violent predator

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) — A sentencing hearing for comedian Bill Cosby began Monday as women who say he drugged and physically took advantage of them, including one he was convicted of sexually assaulting, filled a Pennsylvania courtroom to watch the first major celebrity punished in the #MeToo era. The […]

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6-year-old boy with autism vanishes at park, search area expands

6-year-old boy with autism vanishes at park, search area expands

Gastonia Police Department(GASTONIA, N.C.) — A massive search effort is underway in North Carolina where a young boy with autism vanished over the weekend after going to a local park with his father. The search for 6-year-old Maddox Ritch ramped up on Sunday as the FBI joined more than two […]

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Dallas police officer fired after fatal shooting at wrong apartment: Chief

Dallas police officer fired after fatal shooting at wrong apartment: Chief

iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — A Dallas police officer charged with manslaughter in the wrong apartment fatal shooting of a man was fired Monday morning, according to an email sent by Police Chief Rene Hall. Officer Amber Guyger, 30, “engaged in adverse conduct” when she fatally shot Botham Jean, 26, at his apartment […]

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69-year-old stabbed in the neck in unprovoked attack at Metrolink station, suspect detained

69-year-old stabbed in the neck in unprovoked attack at Metrolink station, suspect detained

Southern California Regional Rail Authority(RIVERSIDE, Calif.) — A suspect has been detained for allegedly stabbing a man in the neck in an unprovoked attack at a Southern California Metrolink station, police said. The suspect was caught on surveillance video at the time of the broad-daylight assault Sunday morning in Riverside, […]

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Florence flooding far from over: Residents prepare to evacuate amid cresting rivers

Florence flooding far from over: Residents prepare to evacuate amid cresting rivers

Twitter/@SCEMD(HORRY, S.C.) — Florence flooding is far from over. Ten days after the deadly hurricane hit, rivers are continuing to crest and some South Carolina residents are preparing to evacuate. In Horry County, South Carolina, flooding is expected to reach or exceed levels from Hurricane Matthew in 2016, Horry County […]

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Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning as he arrives in court for sentencing on sexual assault conviction

Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning as he arrives in court for sentencing on sexual assault conviction

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images(NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania) — Anticipation inside and outside a Pennsylvania courthouse was growing Monday morning as Bill Cosby arrived for sentencing as the first major celebrity convicted in the #MeToo era for sexually abusing a woman. When the Montgomery County Court in Norristown opened its doors at 9 a.m., […]

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FBI joins massive search for 6-year-old North Carolina boy with autism

FBI joins massive search for 6-year-old North Carolina boy with autism

Gastonia Police Department(GASTONIA, N.C.) — A massive search effort is underway in southwest North Carolina where a young boy with autism vanished over the weekend after going to a local park with his father. The search for 6-year-old Maddox Ritch ramped up on Sunday as the FBI joined more than […]

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3D gunmaker extradited back to Texas to face charges of sexual assault of 16-year-old girl

3D gunmaker extradited back to Texas to face charges of sexual assault of 16-year-old girl

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) —  Cody Wilson, the controversial 3D gunmaker, was extradited to the United States from Taiwan and appeared in a Texas courtroom Sunday on felony charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. The U.S. Marshals Service took custody of Wilson after he arrived at George Bush Intercontinental Airport escorted by […]

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