Crime

The Meteoric Rise of Family Tree Forensics to Fight Crimes

36 minutes ago   |   Wired

In the year since the arrest of the Golden State Killer, investigative genetic genealogy has emerged as the most powerful crime-fighting tool since DNA itself.
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Israel's Refusal to Recognize the Armenian Genocide Is Shameful and Immoral

Israel's Refusal to Recognize the Armenian Genocide Is Shameful and Immoral

2 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

Both Armenians and Jews have been the victims of premeditated mass murder. The Israeli government must put justice before political expediency and call the crime by its name.
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Manson follower Van Houten gets another shot at release

3 hours ago   |   National Post

LOS ANGELES - Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten is getting another chance at getting out of prison following a years-long saga that has seen a board recommend her...
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No, Bernie, felons should not vote

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

While Democratic presidential candidates throw free stuff at voters like city councilors toss candy to kids from parade floats, socialist Bernie Sanders is sweetening the pot...
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Northern California man and woman arrested for caging children in Tulelake home no longer facing child endangerment charges

3 hours ago   |   ABC

A case of cruelty or keeping them out of harm's way? Why charges are being dropped against a couple arrested for keeping their kids in modified cribs.
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Hong Kong Umbrella Movement Leaders Are Sentenced to Prison

4 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Nine pro-democracy activists were convicted of public nuisance crimes for their involvement in an 11-week occupation of the city's roads in 2014.
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Convicted ringleader in Texas dragging death to be executed

4 hours ago   |   National Post

HUNTSVILLE, Texas - A man who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history faces execution in Texas. John William King is scheduled for lethal injection...
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‘My Only Crime Is to Be a Journalist.' Maria Ressa Urges Speaking Truth to Power in Rousing Toast

4 hours ago   |   Time

Maria Ressa has a message for the members of the U.S. media who feel under attack: stand your ground. “I think we're living through a very unique moment where again it proves...
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Driver charged in fatal hit-and-run allegedly tried to fix car after accident

Driver charged in fatal hit-and-run allegedly tried to fix car after accident

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

A hit-and-run driver from Staten Island fatally struck a woman with his car this weekend - then repaired the damage to his vehicle in an attempt to cover up the crime, police...
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Minnesota Lawyer Jeff Anderson Leading Boy Scout Sex Abuse Lawsuits

Minnesota Lawyer Jeff Anderson Leading Boy Scout Sex Abuse Lawsuits

5 hours ago   |   CBS

NEW YORK - The lawyers' ads on the internet aggressively seeking clients to file sexual abuse lawsuits give a taste of what lies ahead this year for the Boy Scouts of America...
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Lillard's 3 at buzzer gives Blazers series win over Thunder

Lillard's 3 at buzzer gives Blazers series win over Thunder

PORTLAND, Ore. - Damian Lillard hit a 37-footer at the buzzer and finished with career playoff-high 50 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers eliminate the Oklahoma City... Read more ...

Judge sets rules for release of video evidence in Robert Kraft prostitution case

Judge sets rules for release of video evidence in Robert Kraft prostitution case

If the decision stands, the video will eventually be made public. Read more ...

24-year-old Wisconsin man comes forward as $768M Powerball winner

24-year-old Wisconsin man comes forward as $768M Powerball winner

Before winning the lottery jackpot, the man said his biggest financial concern was saving at least $1,000 in his bank account. Read more ...

8 injured as car deliberately hits pedestrians in Sunnyvale

8 injured as car deliberately hits pedestrians in Sunnyvale

Authorities say eight people have been injured after a motorist appeared to deliberately plow into them in Sunnyvale. Read more ...

NFL trade rumors: Seahawks send Frank Clark to Chiefs

NFL trade rumors: Seahawks send Frank Clark to Chiefs

The 25-year-old, slated to earn $17 million in 2019, is coming off his most productive season in which he registered a career-high 13 sacks. Read more ...

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Raptors, 76ers advance with blowout wins

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Raptors, 76ers advance with blowout wins

Both sides were upset in Game 1, but won four straight to eliminate their opponents. Read more ...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the border into Russia on his...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the border into Russia on his armored train ahead of a meeting with Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the border into Russia on Wednesday via his armored train ahead of a summit with the Russian President Vladimir Putin set for Thursday... Read more ...

Prince Louis poses for 1st birthday portraits taken by Duchess Kate

Prince Louis poses for 1st birthday portraits taken by Duchess Kate

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge release official portraits of Prince Louis, taken by Duchess Kate, to mark the young royal's first birthday. Read more ...

Sharks rally from down 3 in 3rd, beat Vegas in OT in Game 7

Sharks rally from down 3 in 3rd, beat Vegas in OT in Game 7

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Barclay Goodrow scored 18:19 into overtime to send San Jose into the second round of the playoffs with a wild 5-4 win in Game 7 on Tuesday night. Read more ...

Harris wants out if Elway doesn't meet contract hopes

Harris wants out if Elway doesn't meet contract hopes

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Denver Broncos star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. told The Associated Press on Tuesday night that he wants to be traded if general manager John Elway doesn't... Read more ...