crime

The man accused of fatally stabbing a city developer near Rittenhouse Square last month will not be charged with first-degree murder, opening the possibility for him to be released from jail while awaiting trial and all but eliminating the potential of a life sentence. Assistant DA Lou Tumolo told Municipal Court Judge Charles Hayden on Wednesday that […]

A Pennsylvania board has recommended that Bill Cosby be declared a “sexually violent predator” — a classification that would require him to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life and undergo treatment. In a request filed in court Tuesday, District Attorney Kevin Steele cited the state sexual offender assessment board’s recommendations […]

The image from Table Rock Lake that onlookers say they will never forget is the heads, one after another, bobbing in the dark water. One would pop up on the surface and then disappear. As a boat packed with tourists capsized during a storm in a popular summertime region of southern Missouri, Table Rock Lake […]

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner forced 31 people out at the District Attorney’s office, prompting criticism from some and celebration from others. In an exclusive interview with Praise 107.9 FM host Solomon Jones, Krasner explained his motivations. ““We did it because this is an office in need of culture change,” Krasner told Jones. “It is […]

There was a celebratory feel to Larry Krasner’s inauguration as Philadelphia’s new district attorney, because, as Krasner phrased it, his ascension to the office was the culmination of a movement. It was a movement led by the disenfranchised, a movement stoked by activists, a movement that succeeded thanks to votes cast by people of color […]

  Unrepentant jewel thief Doris Payne has been arrested again. But this time, it’s not for a new theft. The 86-year-old Payne was arrested on a failure to a appear warrant for an earlier theft at Atlanta’s Perimeter Mall. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports: Doris Payne, the jewel thief who’s stolen about $2 million worth […]

The four individuals accused of kidnapping and attacking a special needs teen in Chicago will not receive bond.

HelloBeautiful.com features Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby in its 25 Women to Know series.

Candie Hailey says the abuse she endured in solitary led her to attempt suicide "more than 100 times."

Plus, Louisiana teen charged with child pornography for sexting white minor who sexted him first and a Colorado woman given 100-year sentence for cutting a baby out of a stranger's body.

The Michigan Attorney General says this is just the beginning and that more charges are to come.

A Florida teenager fascinated with the medical field was arrested for impersonating a doctor multiple times.