Crime and Incidents

Police: 18-Year-Old Was Clocked Doing 146 Mph in 70 Mph Zone

A police officer removes crime scene tape from outside the police station following an investigation of the area after two officers were shot and wounded during the previous night's protest in Ferguson, Missouri, on March 12, 2015. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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PITTSFIELD, Maine—Maine State Police say they’ve charged an 18-year-old Manchester man with driving a Dodge Neon at 146 mph on Interstate 95, more than twice...




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    DANDRIDGE, Tenn.—The parents of an 11-year-old boy who fatally shot an 8-year-old girl after she refused to show him her puppies are being sued for... Read more

  • A police officer deploys tape to an area near where authorities stopped a vehicle in San Bernardino, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Multiple attackers opened fire on a banquet at a social services center for the disabled in San Bernardino on Wednesday, killing multiple people and sending police on a manhunt for suspects. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

    Man Runs Off After Stabbing Two on Metro Bus in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles County authorities are searching for a man suspected of stabbing two people on a Metro bus. Sheriff’s officials say the suspect attacked two passengers... Read more

  • A San Francisco Police puts up yellow tape to block the entrance to Park Police Station in San Francisco on Jan. 30, 2016. San Francisco police were responding about Saturday to an unrelated call when a woman said she saw a parked van that looked like the one authorities said the fugitives had stolen, according to Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens. As officers approached, Hossein Nayeri started running and was caught after a short chase. Officers then went back to the van and found Jonathan Tieu hiding, the sheriff said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Ind. Mother Faces Murder Counts in Death of Son, Daughter

    ELKHART, Ind.—A mother has been arrested on two counts of murder after her son and daughter were found dead in a vehicle in northern Indiana,... Read more

  • Skagit County Prosecuting Attorney Rich Weyrich speaks during a news conference after Arcan Cetin appeared in court on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.  (Brandy Shreve/Skagit Valley Herald via AP)

    Mall Shooting Suspect Ate With Stepfather Before Attack

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash.—A man charged with five counts of first-degree premeditated murder in the shooting deaths of five people at a Washington state mall shared... Read more

  • Police investigate the car believed to belong to the alleged shooter at the scene of a shooting along Wesleyan at Law Street in Houston that left multiple people injured and the alleged shooter dead, Monday morning, Sept. 26, 2016, in Houston. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

    Houston Gunman Had 2 Weapons, Thousands of Rounds at Scene

    HOUSTON—A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot... Read more

  • Frank Felix (left), and Josh Acosta (right) have been arrested in the murders of three people in Fullerton on Sept. 25. A 17-year-old girl was also arrested. (Facebook)

    3 Suspects, Including Teen Girl, in Custody in Orange Country, California Triple-Homicide: Police

    California police have arrested three people, including a 17-year-old girl, on Sept. 25 in connection with a triple homicide, according to local reports.  Frank Felix, 25,... Read more

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    Couple Pleads Not Guilty to Locking Children in Dog Cages

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn.—A Pennsylvania couple charged with locking two adopted children in dog cages as a form of discipline while they lived in Connecticut have... Read more

  • Chris Nelson of Burlington, Wash., takes a picture of a memorial in Burlington on Sept. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

    Mall Shooting Suspect Charged With Murder

    MOUNT VERNON, Wash.—The suspect accused of killing five people at a Macy’s department store confessed to police, court documents said, but his motive remained a... Read more

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    Armed Man Shot After Pointing Gun at Officers

    COLUMBIA, Md.—Police in Maryland say officers shot a man who threatened to kill his family and himself after he pointed a gun at officers. Howard... Read more

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    Cook County Man Confesses in Court to Identical Twin’s Crime

    CHICAGO —The identical twin brother of a Cook County man who has been in prison for over a decade has confessed to committing his brother’s... Read more

  • Jennifer Molleda runs down Wesleyan Street in Houston to find her husband, Alan Wakim, who had two bullets whiz by his face after going through his windshield on the way to work along Wesleyan at Law Street in a shooting that left multiple people injured and the alleged shooter dead, Monday morning, Sept. 26, 2016. (Mark Mulligan/Houston Chronicle via AP)

    6 Shot, 3 Others Hurt in Houston Neighborhood; Gunman Dead

    HOUSTON—A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was... Read more

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    Police Shoot ‘Active Shooter’ at Strip Mall in Houston

    UPDATE: Suspect in shooting near strip mall that wounded 6 is dead.   HOUSTON—Houston police say several people have been shot at a strip mall in... Read more

  • A San Francisco Police puts up yellow tape to block the entrance to Park Police Station in San Francisco on Jan. 30, 2016. San Francisco police were responding about Saturday to an unrelated call when a woman said she saw a parked van that looked like the one authorities said the fugitives had stolen, according to Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens. As officers approached, Hossein Nayeri started running and was caught after a short chase. Officers then went back to the van and found Jonathan Tieu hiding, the sheriff said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Police: 7 Hurt in Stabbings in Boston Theater District

    BOSTON—Authorities say seven people have been injured in an apparent fight in Boston’s Theater District, and police are looking for a suspect. The Boston Globe reports... Read more

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    Mexico Arrests Man on FBI’s 10 Most Wanted for Chicago Killing

    MEXICO CITY—Prosecutors in Mexico say they have detained one of the FBI’s 10 most-wanted fugitives, a Mexican citizen sought for kidnapping, rape and homicide charges... Read more

  • A police officer deploys tape to an area near where authorities stopped a vehicle in San Bernardino, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Multiple attackers opened fire on a banquet at a social services center for the disabled in San Bernardino on Wednesday, killing multiple people and sending police on a manhunt for suspects. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

    Officials: 5 Shot, 1 Dead, After Fight at Illinois Campus Party

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill.—One man was killed and four other people were wounded in a pair of shootings early Sunday, including one that happened on the University... Read more

  • Boston Police officers patrol outside the South Station train station in Boston, Mass., on Jan. 19, 2005. (Jodi Hilton/Getty Images)

    Police: 6 Injured in Stabbings in Boston Theater District

    BOSTON—Authorities say six people have been injured in an apparent fight in Boston’s Theater District and police are looking for a suspect they believe was... Read more

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