crime

Cop shot dead in 'senseless act of violence' outside grocery store

Officer Richard Houston was among those responding to the disturbance around 1:40 p.m. Friday, when he was shot multiple times, the Mesquite Police Department said on its Facebook page.

Texas man guilty of killing wife who wanted divorce day after wedding

Tareq Alkayyali, 39, of Arlington, was found guilty of strangling to death his 23-year-old wife Wasam Moussa in May 2019.

Man fatally shot in South Bronx

A 44-year-old man was shot and killed in the Bronx on Saturday evening, cops said.

DNA inside conch shell leads to arrest of Massachusetts cold case murder suspect

Cold case detectives solved a 20-year-old murder in Massachusetts thanks to DNA they recovered from the inside of the murder weapon -- a conch shell.

'It's a s--t show over here': Violent LA crime wave a result of liberal justice reforms, critics say

In Los Angeles, where left-wing lawmakers and activists have pushed a litany of progressive reforms that help violent criminals spend less-time behind bars, justice is not only fleeting -- it's...

Columbia mourns stabbing victim as 'lawyered up' murder suspect awaits arraignment

As suspect Vincent Pinkney awaits a court appearance on Saturday, Columbia University mourned yet another murdered classmate — and demanded that the school increase security.

Parents locked up in same jail as accused Michigan school shooter son

The parents of accused Michigan school gunman Ethan Crumbley are locked up in the same jail as their teenage son, authorities said.

Columbia stabbing puts spotlight on school's poor crime, safety record

Columbia witnessed 412 safety-related incidents in 2019, according to College Factual, which provides university data to prospective students and their families.

Homeless suspect nabbed in attempted Queens rape

The alleged assailant, Tyrone Brown, tackled the woman, put his hand under her skirt, pulled the victim's tights down and attempted to rape her, authorities said.

Columbia stabbing vic came to NYC from Italy 24 hours before attack

Roberto Malaspina, one of the victims of a stabbing rampage that left a Columbia student dead, had only been in New York for 24 hours when he was knifed, according...