Crime and Incidents

Utah Man Charged With Felony After Allegedly Abandoning 5-Year-Old Daughter on College Campus

Adrian Sanchez is facing a felony charge of child abuse by abandonment after he left his daughter alone on a Utah college campus on Oct. 9 (YouTube)
Adrian Sanchez is facing a felony charge of child abuse by abandonment after he left his daughter alone on a Utah college campus on Oct. 9 (YouTube)

A Utah father is facing a felony charge of child abuse by abandonment after surveillance cameras captured him leaving his 5-year-old daughter alone on a...

  • Oklahoma police are searching for Michael Vance, who is suspected of killing two people and injuring two police officers on Oct. 23. (Facebook/ Hammy Vance)

    Police Launch Manhunt for Oklahoma Man Who Shot Two Officers, Killed Two People

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    5 Dead in Wrong-Way Crash on Massachusetts Highway

    MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass.—State police say five young adults have died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a southeastern Massachusetts highway. Officials say the preliminary investigation indicates... Read more

  • Fire Department shows the bed where a toddler and his dog died in a fire, on Oct. 22, 2016. (Spokane Fire Department via AP)

    Toddler Dies in Spokane Fire, His Dog Huddled at His Side

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    Suspect in Double Slaying Wants to Marry Convicted Boyfriend

    CONWAY, Ark.—An 18-year-old charged in a double homicide wants to marry her boyfriend, who pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the case and was sentenced... Read more

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    Troopers Seek Men Who Fired Shots in Mall Parking Lot

    NEWARK, Del.—Delaware police are searching for suspects who fired shots in a Newark parking lot shortly after a party bus parked there. State troopers responded... Read more

  • Photos of Sam DuBose hang on a pole on July 29, 2015, at a memorial near where he was shot and killed by a University of Cincinnati police officer during a July 19, 2015, traffic stop in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)

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    CINCINNATI—Under tight courthouse security and close monitoring by local officials concerned about keeping the peace, jury selection begins Tuesday for the murder trial of a... Read more

  • Demonstrators raise their fists in the air at the Government Center in Minneapolis on March 30, 2016, during a protest over two Minneapolis police officers fatally shooting Jamar Clark, a black man, in November 2015. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    No Discipline for Minneapolis Cops in Jamar Clark Slaying

    MINNEAPOLIS—Two Minneapolis police officers followed proper procedure in a confrontation that led to the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark in November, and won’t face discipline,... Read more

  • Officer Chase Miller is credited with saving the life of 3-year-old Brayden Geis, to the relief of his parents (L) Miller was awarded the Life Saving Award on Oct. 18. (Twitter/City of Grandbury)

    Texas Officer Saves 3-Year-old Who Suddenly Stopped Breathing

    A Texas family says their 3-year-old son would not be alive today if it were not for the actions of one local police officer. John Geis, Bethany... Read more

  • Cleveland police watch demonstrators block Public Square iduring a protest over the police shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice on Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

    How Flawed Are National Policing Statistics?

    Police statistics are used to sway major policy decisions and channel billions of dollars in funding. The statistics can boost or undermine police legitimacy—an important... Read more

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    18-Year-Old Dies After Russian Roulette-Style Game at Party

    SANDSTON, Va.—Authorities in Virginia say a teenager has died after shooting himself while playing a Russian Roulette-style game during his 18th birthday party. The Richmond... Read more

  • (L-R) Patrick Stein; Gavin Wright; Curtis Allen. (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP)

    New Details Emerge on ‘The Crusaders’ Accused in Kansas Plot

      WICHITA, Kan.—An anti-Muslim militia group in Kansas calling itself “The Crusaders” first came to the government’s attention when one of its members, alarmed by... Read more

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    Peanut Butter Vandal Mistakes Gathering for Trump Rally

    AMHERST, Wis.—Disorderly conduct charges are pending against a woman who authorities say smeared peanut butter on 30 vehicles outside a gathering in central Wisconsin that... Read more

  • FILE - In this June 10, 2013 file photo, then-California State Sen. Ron Calderon, D-Montebello, discusses the FBI raid on his Capitol office in Sacramento. Federal prosecutors are seeking a five year sentence for Calderon who took bribes in exchange for supporting legislation. Calderon faces sentencing Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, in U.S. District Court for a scandal that rocked the state senate and tarnished his family’s political dynasty.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

    Ex-California State Senator Faces 5 Years for Taking Bribes

    LOS ANGELES—Charged in a corruption scandal that could have sent him to prison for three lifetimes, former Sen. Ron Calderon dropped his entrapment defense, pleaded... Read more

  • A porch is all that remains of the home on Union Hill Road after investigators removed the trailer where the bodies of Clarence "Frankie" Rhoden and Hannah Gilley were found on April 22, two of eight family members found shot to death that day in a still-unsolved crime, in Piketon, Ohio, on Oct. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)

    Half a Year After 8 Relatives Killed, No Answers or Arrests

    PIKETON, Ohio—Six months after someone shot eight members of an extended family to death in their homes, surviving relatives are still waiting — for an... Read more

  • Brittany Pilkington (R) and her attorney Marc Triplett, listen as a judge sets a $1 million bond in her case during a hearing in Bellefontaine, OH., on Aug. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)

    Ohio Mom Explains How and Why She Smothered 3 Young Sons

    BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio—An Ohio woman accused of suffocating her three young sons over a 13-month period says in a recorded police interview that she smothered each... Read more

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    Teen Sought After Cyclist Shot Intervening in Holdup

    PHILADELPHIA—Police say a warrant has been issued for a 17-year-old suspected of shooting a good Samaritan several times when he got off his bike to... Read more

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