Crime

In this Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018 photo released by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department shows suspect David Allen Turpin. Authorities say an emaciated teenager led deputies to a California home where her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, with some of them malnourished and chained to beds. Riverside County sheriff's deputies arrested the parents David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin on Sunday. The parents could face charges including torture and child endangerment. (Riverside County Sheriff's Department via AP)
January 16, 2018 - 12:22 am
PERRIS, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. The girl, who was so small...
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FILE--This undated file photo provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department shows Blaze Bernstein. A suspect has been arrested in the death of 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student Bernstein,whose body was found this week at a Southern California park. (Orange County Sheriff's Department via AP, file)
January 15, 2018 - 11:35 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student whose body was found buried in a shallow grave at a California park had been stabbed more than 20 times, according to The Orange County Register. No weapon has been found. Carrie Braun, a public information officer for the...
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January 15, 2018 - 8:10 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — One person has been shot and wounded in a parking garage outside a Rhode Island shopping mall, leading to an evacuation of the mall and a search for suspects. The shooting happened Monday afternoon on the second floor of the Providence Place mall parking garage outside a...
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Pope Francis waves to followers on his way to the Apostolic Nunciature in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
January 15, 2018 - 6:53 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis flew in to Chile's capital Monday night for a visit expected to be met with protests over sexual abuse by priests and confronted by many Chileans deeply skeptical about the Roman Catholic Church. It's the pope's first visit to the Andean nation of 17 million...
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2016 file photo, United States gymnast Simone Biles displays her gold medal for floor during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In a statement via Twitter on Monday, Jan. 15, 2017, Biles says she is among the athletes sexually abused by a now-imprisoned former USA Gymnastics team doctor.. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)
January 15, 2018 - 6:52 pm
Simone Biles watched as her friends and former Olympic teammates came forward to detail abuse at the hands of a now-imprisoned former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Drawing in part from their strength, the four-time gold medalist acknowledged Monday she is among the athletes who were sexually abused...
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January 15, 2018 - 6:50 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi inmate convicted in 2014 of the death of a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has died. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said in a statement Monday that an autopsy will be done on 58-year-old Tracy Lynn Garner , who died Sunday...
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This undated photo made available by the North Carolina Department of Natural Resources shows a piece of paper from books found on board Blackbeard's ship the Queen Anne's Revenge. To find paper in the 300-year-old shipwreck in warm waters is "almost unheard of," said Erik Farrell, a conservator at the QAR Conservation Lab in Greenville. (North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 4:01 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dead men tell no tales, but there's new evidence that somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard's flagship harbored books among the booty. In an unusual find, researchers have discovered shreds of paper bearing legible printing that somehow survived three centuries underwater on...
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Members of the Venezuelan Bolivarian Intelligence Service arrive to the Junquito highway during an operation to capture Oscar Perez, according to officials, in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Venezuelan special forces exchanged gunfire Monday with the rebellious police officer who has been on the run since leading a high-profile attack in Caracas last year, officials said. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 15, 2018 - 2:22 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan special forces on Monday captured five members of a band led by a rebellious police officer who has been on the run since stealing a helicopter and launching grenades at government buildings in the nation's capital last year, officials said. It wasn't clear if...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 5, 2007, file photo, Reies Lopez Tijerina, 80, a land grant activist, speaks to friends and family at his Carlos Tijerina ranch in Coyote, N.M. The 1968 murder of a New Mexico Hispanic jailer, Eulogio Salazar who was preparing to testify against Hispanic land grant leader-activist Tijerina and his followers remains a mystery. The group was accused of leading an armed raid of the Tierra Amarilla Courthouse several months earlier. Tijerina long denied any role in Salazar's murder. (Jane Phillips/Santa Fe New Mexican via AP)
January 15, 2018 - 2:22 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The murder of a Hispanic jailer in New Mexico in 1968 — a year of unrest in the United States — has long divided residents, scholars and civil rights advocates. Assailants abducted Eulogio (ee-loh-HEE-oh) Salazar in front of his home in the rural community of Tierra...
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January 15, 2018 - 1:17 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina police are charging a 14-year-old with the accidentally shooting of 10-year-old boy in the stomach. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Monday the 14-year-old is charged with possession of a firearm by a minor. The victim is recovering from surgery after the...
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