Mail.com: Violent crime https://www.mail.com/subjects/2552-violent-crime.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: Violent crime https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/subjects/2552-violent-crime.html Vegas police: Martial arts chokehold used in deadly chase https://www.mail.com/news/us/5202022-vegas-police-martial-arts-chokehold-used-deadly-ch.html LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas police officer used a stun gun seven times and a mixed martial arts chokehold to subdue an unarmed man who died after a foot chase through a casino over the weekend, authorities said Wednesday. Officer Kenneth Lopera thought the man had tried to carjack a pickup truck with two people inside before the officer fired the stun gu... Thu, 18 May 2017 02:58:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5202022-vegas-police-martial-arts-chokehold-used-deadly-ch.html 2017-05-18T02:58:00Z Chicago Police Unveil New Use of Force Policy https://www.mail.com/news/world/5201936-chicago-police-unveil-use-force-policy.html The Chicago Police Department on Wednesday released a new use of force policy that requires officers undergo de-escalation training and imposes stricter... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:47:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5201936-chicago-police-unveil-use-force-policy.html 2017-05-17T22:47:00Z Chicago Police Unveil New Use of Force Policy https://www.mail.com/news/world/5201824-chicago-police-unveil-use-force-policy.html The Chicago Police Department on Wednesday released a new use of force policy that requires officers undergo de-escalation training and imposes stricter... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:10:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5201824-chicago-police-unveil-use-force-policy.html 2017-05-17T22:10:00Z Battery complaint dropped against Browns draftee Brantley https://www.mail.com/sports/football/5201372-battery-complaint-dropped-browns-draftee-brantley.html GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors dismissed a misdemeanor battery complaint against Cleveland Browns sixth-round pick Caleb Brantley, a defensive tackle from Florida, citing insufficient evidence. "It is apparent that there is no reliable evidence upon which an arrest or prosecution would be warranted or legally justified," the office of State Attorney William Cervone sai... Wed, 17 May 2017 21:12:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/football/5201372-battery-complaint-dropped-browns-draftee-brantley.html 2017-05-17T21:12:00Z Lawmaker behind misogynistic forum quits, cites safety fears https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5200982-lawmaker-misogynistic-forum-quits-cites-safety-fea.html CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker who was criticized for creating a misogynistic online forum resigned Wednesday, citing concerns for the safety of his loved ones and himself. The resignation of Rep. Robert Fisher of Laconia came shortly after his Republican colleagues voted to recommend the full House take no action against him and after Democrats said they would a... Wed, 17 May 2017 21:11:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5200982-lawmaker-misogynistic-forum-quits-cites-safety-fea.html 2017-05-17T21:11:00Z Jury acquits Tulsa cop in shooting of unarmed black man https://www.mail.com/news/us/5199140-jury-acquits-tulsa-cop-shooting-unarmed-black-man.html TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A jury on Wednesday acquitted a white Oklahoma police officer who says she fired out of fear last year when she killed an unarmed black man with his hands held above his head. The family of Terence Crutcher burst into tears and expressed outrage after jurors found Tulsa officer Betty Jo Shelby not guilty of first-degree manslaughter in the Sept. 16 shooti... Thu, 18 May 2017 06:19:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5199140-jury-acquits-tulsa-cop-shooting-unarmed-black-man.html 2017-05-18T06:19:00Z Video shows Texas officer using stun gun on handcuffed man https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5201606-video-texas-officer-using-stun-gun-handcuffed-man.html DALLAS (AP) — A video leaked to a television station shows a white Dallas-area police sergeant using a stun gun on a handcuffed black suspect, returning the same police department to the spotlight just weeks after a white officer was charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager. The video anonymously mailed to KDFW-TV shows an April 20... Wed, 17 May 2017 21:02:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5201606-video-texas-officer-using-stun-gun-handcuffed-man.html 2017-05-17T21:02:00Z Verdict slip in meningitis outbreak trial creates confusion https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5201508-verdict-slip-meningitis-outbreak-trial-creates-con.html BOSTON (AP) — People who lost loved ones in a fungal meningitis outbreak traced to tainted steroids were stunned when a pharmacy executive was acquitted of murder charges in 25 deaths, and some legal experts are questioning whether the vote by the jury was unanimous, as required in federal criminal trials. The verdict found Barry Cadden guilty of conspira... Wed, 17 May 2017 20:46:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/health/5201508-verdict-slip-meningitis-outbreak-trial-creates-con.html 2017-05-17T20:46:00Z Turkey, Washington Trade Blame for Embassy Clash https://www.mail.com/news/world/5201492-turkey-washington-trade-blame-embassy-clash.html The Turkish government and Washington local officials traded blame Wednesday for violence outside Turkey's embassy, where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's... Wed, 17 May 2017 20:42:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5201492-turkey-washington-trade-blame-embassy-clash.html 2017-05-17T20:42:00Z MS-13 gang targeted in pre-dawn sweep across Los Angeles https://www.mail.com/news/us/5200478-ms-13-gang-targeted-pre-dawn-sweep-los-angeles.html LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of federal and local law enforcement fanned out across Los Angeles in pre-dawn sweeps, serving arrest and search warrants as part of a three-year investigation into the ultra-violent street gang MS-13. Federal prosecutors unsealed a sweeping indictment Wednesday morning charging dozens of members and leaders of the brutal stree... Wed, 17 May 2017 18:49:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5200478-ms-13-gang-targeted-pre-dawn-sweep-los-angeles.html 2017-05-17T18:49:00Z Lawsuit: Baylor football players recorded gang rapes https://www.mail.com/sports/football/5200650-lawsuit-baylor-football-players-recorded-gang-rape.html AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges football players routinely recorded gang rapes and staged dog fights during hazing parties in a program that fostered sexual violence. A former Baylor volleyball player, identified as Jane Doe in the lawsuit, alleges she was raped by four or more players after being taken from a ... Wed, 17 May 2017 18:06:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/football/5200650-lawsuit-baylor-football-players-recorded-gang-rape.html 2017-05-17T18:06:00Z Georgia executes man who killed elderly neighbor in 1992 https://www.mail.com/news/us/5200164-georgia-executes-man-who-killed-elderly-neighbor-1.html JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia on Wednesday carried out its first execution this year, putting to death a man convicted of killing his 73-year-old neighbor 25 years ago. J.W. Ledford's time of death was 1:17 a.m. after an injection of compounded barbiturate pentobarbital at the state prison in Jackson, Warden Eric Sellers told witnesses. Ledford, 45, was convicted of murder in ... Wed, 17 May 2017 13:45:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5200164-georgia-executes-man-who-killed-elderly-neighbor-1.html 2017-05-17T13:45:00Z Dylann Roof jail videos: Jokes, spats, no mention of 9 slain https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5199400-dylann-roof-jail-videos-jokes-spats-mention-9-slai.html CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A week before the sentencing phase of his trial, Dylann Roof got a visit in jail from his mother, who pleaded with him to reconsider his decision to act as his own lawyer in the fatal shootings of nine black worshippers at a South Carolina church. But Roof was more concerned with the clothes he would wear to court. Since he could n... Wed, 17 May 2017 08:20:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5199400-dylann-roof-jail-videos-jokes-spats-mention-9-slai.html 2017-05-17T08:20:00Z Georgia carries out first execution of the year https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5199168-georgia-carries-execution-year.html JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia on Wednesday carried out its first execution this year, putting to death a man convicted of killing his 73-year-old neighbor 25 years ago. J.W. Ledford's time of death was 1:17 a.m., after an injection of compounded barbiturate pentobarbital at the state prison in Jackson, Warden Eric Sellers told witnesses. Ledford, 45, was convicted of murder in... Wed, 17 May 2017 06:18:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5199168-georgia-carries-execution-year.html 2017-05-17T06:18:00Z The Latest: US Supreme Court denies stay of execution https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5199182-latest-us-supreme-court-denies-stay-execution.html ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a Georgia death row inmate (all times local): 1:30 a.m. Georgia has carried out its first execution of the year, putting to death a man who fatally stabbed his neighbor 25 years ago. Authorities say 45-year-old J.W. Ledford Jr. was pronounced dead at 1:17 a.m. We... Wed, 17 May 2017 05:34:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5199182-latest-us-supreme-court-denies-stay-execution.html 2017-05-17T05:34:00Z Dad tries to fathom why son allegedly decapitated his mother https://www.mail.com/news/us/5196282-dad-tries-to-fathom-why-son-allegedly-decapitated.html ESTACADA, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon father is struggling to try to understand why his adult son allegedly decapitated his mother on Mother's Day and then showed up at a grocery store with her head, stabbing a clerk there until workers overpowered the man and police arrested him. David Webb said his 36-year-old son, Joshua Lee Webb, had vision problems and rec... Wed, 17 May 2017 01:14:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5196282-dad-tries-to-fathom-why-son-allegedly-decapitated.html 2017-05-17T01:14:00Z The Latest: No bail for man accused of killing mother https://www.mail.com/news/us/5198782-latest-bail-man-accused-killing-mother.html ESTACADA, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on an Oregon man charged with decapitating his mother on Mother's Day (all times local): 6:00 p.m. A judge has ordered a man authorities say decapitated his mother on Mother's Day held without bail. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (http://bit.ly/2qpNuOL) 36-year-old Joshua Webb made n... Wed, 17 May 2017 01:07:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5198782-latest-bail-man-accused-killing-mother.html 2017-05-17T01:07:00Z Jailhouse videos show quirks of Charleston church gunman https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5197992-jailhouse-videos-quirks-charleston-church-gunman.html CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A week before the sentencing phase of his trial, Dylann Roof got a visit in jail from his mother, who pleaded with him to reconsider his decision to act as his own lawyer in the fatal shootings of nine black worshippers at a South Carolina church. But Roof was more concerned with the clothes he would wear to court. Since he could n... Wed, 17 May 2017 00:01:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5197992-jailhouse-videos-quirks-charleston-church-gunman.html 2017-05-17T00:01:00Z Vegas police used neck hold amid national debate on maneuver https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5196262-vegas-police-used-neck-hold-amid-national-debate-m.html LAS VEGAS (AP) — A neck hold that police used on an unarmed man at a Las Vegas Strip casino over the weekend was used an average of about once a week last year amid a national debate about the technique that is banned in many cities. Police call it a "lateral vascular neck restraint" that involves an arm around the neck to subdue suspects. Critics call it... Wed, 17 May 2017 00:01:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5196262-vegas-police-used-neck-hold-amid-national-debate-m.html 2017-05-17T00:01:00Z Fiancee says Aaron Hernandez denied rumors he was gay https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5196120-fiancee-aaron-hernandez-denied-rumors-was-gay.html BOSTON (AP) — Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez said rumors that he was gay or bisexual were not true, his former fiancee said in an interview on the "Dr. Phil" show that aired Tuesday. Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez made the remark during the second part of a two-part interview with host Dr. Phillip McGraw. The first part aired on Monday. ... Tue, 16 May 2017 22:13:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5196120-fiancee-aaron-hernandez-denied-rumors-was-gay.html 2017-05-16T22:13:00Z Colorado inmate freed early, jailed again wins release https://www.mail.com/news/us/5198182-colorado-inmate-freed-early-jailed-wins-release.html CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver robbery-kidnapping convict was ordered released from prison Tuesday after being mistakenly freed decades early, then re-incarcerated. Rene Lima-Marin was convicted in 2000 of multiple robbery, kidnapping and burglary counts. He and another man had robbed two video stores at gunpoint. Lima-Marin... Tue, 16 May 2017 22:12:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5198182-colorado-inmate-freed-early-jailed-wins-release.html 2017-05-16T22:12:00Z Cincinnati Bengals' 'Pacman' Jones pleads guilty to 1 charge https://www.mail.com/sports/football/5196708-cincinnati-bengals-pacman-jones-pleads-guilty-to-1.html CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones pleaded guilty Tuesday to a single misdemeanor charge from an altercation earlier this year, the latest in a history of off-the-field legal issues for the NFL veteran. Municipal Court Judge Dwane Mallory dismissed misdemeanor counts of assault and disorderly conduct at the prosecutor's re... Tue, 16 May 2017 21:05:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/sports/football/5196708-cincinnati-bengals-pacman-jones-pleads-guilty-to-1.html 2017-05-16T21:05:00Z Cosby says he doesn't expect to testify at sex assault trial https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5197228-cosby-expect-to-testify-sex-assault-trial.html PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby said he doesn't expect to testify at his sexual assault trial and suggested that racism "could be" behind the scores of accusations against him. Cosby also said he thinks the approximately 60 women who have accused him of sexual misconduct came forward only after earlier allegations raised a decade ago died down. ... Tue, 16 May 2017 20:36:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/celebrity/5197228-cosby-expect-to-testify-sex-assault-trial.html 2017-05-16T20:36:00Z The Latest: Videos show Dylann Roof, family in jail visits https://www.mail.com/news/us/5197712-latest-videos-dylann-roof-family-jail-visits.html CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on videos recorded of Dylann Roof's visit with family in Charleston jail (all times local): 1:35 p.m. In nearly three hours of jailhouse video, church shooter Dylann Roof is seen joking with his family, asking about his cats and becoming upset when his relatives suggest he should use his lawyers. ... Tue, 16 May 2017 20:01:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5197712-latest-videos-dylann-roof-family-jail-visits.html 2017-05-16T20:01:00Z Zac Efron to play serial killer Ted Bundy in upcoming biopic https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5197142-zac-efron-to-play-serial-killer-ted-bundy-upcoming.html LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zac Efron has signed on to star as Ted Bundy in a biopic about the serial killer. The Hollywood Reporter and Variety report Efron will play Bundy in "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile." The movie will center on Bundy's relationship with his girlfriend. The reports say the project is set to start shooting Oct. 9. The movie will be ... Tue, 16 May 2017 14:15:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/movie/5197142-zac-efron-to-play-serial-killer-ted-bundy-upcoming.html 2017-05-16T14:15:00Z 2 gang rapes show India struggling on women's safety https://www.mail.com/news/world/5196294-2-gang-rapes-india-struggling-womens-safety.html NEW DELHI (AP) — One woman was brutally gang raped and murdered, her body left disfigured in a patch of shrubs near her home in a north Indian village. Days later, another woman was abducted and gang raped in a moving car in a New Delhi suburb. The two crimes were reminiscent of the horrific 2012 deadly gang rape in New Delhi that spurred widespread prote... Tue, 16 May 2017 07:48:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5196294-2-gang-rapes-india-struggling-womens-safety.html 2017-05-16T07:48:00Z 'This is a democracy': Int'l court may be next for Duterte https://www.mail.com/news/world/5196142-this-democracy-intl-court-duterte.html MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte acknowledged Tuesday that allegations he induced extrajudicial killings in his war on drugs could be raised to the International Criminal Court after an impeachment case failed in the House of Representatives. "Yeah, he can go ahead. He is free to do it. This is a democracy," Duterte said in ... Tue, 16 May 2017 05:37:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5196142-this-democracy-intl-court-duterte.html 2017-05-16T05:37:00Z Man holding human head stabs store clerk; mother found dead https://www.mail.com/news/us/5195348-man-holding-human-head-stabs-store-clerk-mother-de.html ESTACADA, Ore. (AP) — A man killed his mother on Mother's Day at a rural Oregon home, then showed up at a grocery store in a nearby town carrying a decapitated human head and began stabbing a checkout clerk before being subdued, authorities said Monday. Officers determined the head the man was carrying belonged to his mother, the Sandy Police Department s... Tue, 16 May 2017 04:12:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5195348-man-holding-human-head-stabs-store-clerk-mother-de.html 2017-05-16T04:12:00Z Journalist Javier Valdez shot to death in Mexico drug state https://www.mail.com/news/us/5196048-journalist-javier-valdez-shot-to-death-mexico-drug.html MEXICO CITY (AP) — Javier Valdez was driving in broad daylight down a street he must have known well, just a block from his office, when he became the latest victim of a wave of journalist killings that has hit Mexico. Masked gunmen forced Valdez from his red Toyota Camry, shot him dead and left his body in the middle of the street Monday, said Riodoce, t... Tue, 16 May 2017 04:07:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/us/5196048-journalist-javier-valdez-shot-to-death-mexico-drug.html 2017-05-16T04:07:00Z Report: Bullying persists in schools, sex assault reports up https://www.mail.com/news/world/5196040-report-bullying-persists-schools-sex-assault-repor.html WASHINGTON (AP) — One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than tripled over the past decade, according to a federal study released Tuesday. "There are areas of concern in terms of bullying and rates of victimization being high," said L... Tue, 16 May 2017 04:03:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5196040-report-bullying-persists-schools-sex-assault-repor.html 2017-05-16T04:03:00Z