Police release name of man found dead in downtown apartment as investigation continues

San Diego police on Friday released the name of man found dead in his downtown apartment earlier this week as the investigation into his death continues.Brian Perry, 49, was found dead “with apparent trauma to his body” in his apartment on Ninth Avenue between A and B streets, Acting homicide…

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Key jailhouse witness received benefits for cooperating not previously revealed

A key jailhouse witness in the prosecution of the Wilkinsburg mass shooting received financial consideration and relocation services from the Allegheny County Police — information which was never before disclosed to the two defendants or their attorneys until Friday, 10 days before trial is scheduled to begin.Defense attorneys for Robert…

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Woman who killed abusive boyfriend sparks SC’s latest call for reform

A judge allowed Tiffany Carroll to spend Christmas with her children before she turned herself in to serve a 15-year sentence in late December. Courtesy of the Carroll family. As South Carolina’s public servants grapple with the state’s disproportionate rate of women killed by husbands and boyfriends, a Greenwood domestic…

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Berkeley County deputies nab suspect, seek another in triple homicide near Pineville

Berkeley County deputies have charged a man with murder and are chasing another just days after they found three men dead in a car off a rural road near Pineville.Investigators have been on the case since Monday, when someone called to report a car in a field near 261 Crawl…

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Wyoming teen pleads guilty to bringing guns to school

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming teenager told a judge his biological father had died just days before he brought two guns to his eighth-grade English class with what he said was an “intent to threaten others.”Dale Warner, now 15, pleaded guilty Friday to two counts of possession of a…

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Community mourns 3 children and mother killed in Grantsville shootings

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Funeral services were held Friday for Consuelo Alejandra Haynie and her children Milan, 12, Alexis, 15 and Matthews, 14, in Grantsville. The killing of the Utah mother and three of her children by a gunman, identified by police as her 16-year-old son, is…

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Cop and fiancee charged over ‘murder’ of ‘starved’ autistic son, 8, ‘kept in garage’ and siblings could have been abused

AN NYPD officer and his fiancee are facing murder charges after their eight-year-old autistic son froze to death when he was allegedly left in a freezing garage overnight.Little Thomas Valva died last Friday - and cops suspect he and his 10-year-old brother may have also been starved and abused by…

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3 Galloway men charged in 2018 attempted murder

File GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Three township men have been charged with attempted murder in a 2018 shooting that left a man wounded, police said Friday morning.Navail Washington, 22, Isiah Tolbert, 21, and Shemar Jackson, 19, have also been charged with conspiracy to commit murder, conspiracy to commit aggravated assault, aggravated…

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Four defendants to stand trial for botched murder-for-hire case

OAKLAND — Four people will stand trial in a botched murder-for-hire plot involving a pimp, a hit woman and a love triangle the ended with two women dead.The four are charged with multiple counts of murder and conspiracy to commit murder in 2016 in disputes that took place in Alameda…

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Zookeeper Joe Exotic killed five tigers and hired hit man to murder female rival

A ZOOKEEPER who called himself "Joe Exotic” hired a hitman to kill a female rival and shot and killed five tigers.Joseph Maldonado-Passage, 56, has been sentenced to 22 years in prison after to trying to get Florida woman Carole Baskin killed on a number of separate occasions. Joseph Maldonado-Passage has…

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