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Accused Terrorist in NYC Bike Path Attack Faces Multiple Murder Charges

Accused Terrorist in NYC Bike Path Attack Faces Multiple Murder Charges

The Associated Press reports that a New Jersey man was subject to a 22-count indictment after he allegedly killed eight people with a truck on a New York City bike path. The accused, Sayfullo Saipov, 29, is a resident of Paterson. Charges include providing support to the Islamic State group, 12 c...
Ax-Wielding Man Indicted for Ex-Wife’s Murder

Ax-Wielding Man Indicted for Ex-Wife’s Murder

The Associated Press reports that a man accused of killing his ex-wife with an ax has been indicted on murder charges in Chalmette, Louisiana. Mark Owens, 56, is accused of attacking Kimberly Owens, 48, in September with an ax as she left home for work in September. Police searched for Owens shor...
Vermont Woman Sentenced to Life for Killing 4

Vermont Woman Sentenced to Life for Killing 4

Jody Herring, 43 was sentenced in Barre, Vermont to three 20-year-to-life sentences and one life sentence without the possibility of parole for killing a social worker and three of her family members in 2015, says MSN.com. Herring pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree murder and one count ...
Texas Man Gets Death Penalty for Killing 6 Campers

Texas Man Gets Death Penalty for Killing 6 Campers

Fox News reports that William Hudson, 35, of Tennessee Colony, has been sentenced to death for killing six people in a remote Texas campsite. The trial was held in Bryan, Texas, and the jury delivered the sentence after just 45 minutes of deliberations. The sentence comes a week after Hudson&rsqu...
PA Man Arrested for Killing Girlfriend

PA Man Arrested for Killing Girlfriend

CBS News reports that 34-year-old Christopher Ryan Tucker has been arrested for allegedly killing his 19-year-old girlfriend for saying “no” to his marriage proposal. The Philadelphia man, who lives in Albany township, was arrested for the crime on November 1 and allegedly confessed to t...
Deadly Brooklyn Fire Started by Nursing Student

Deadly Brooklyn Fire Started by Nursing Student

Nursing student Joanna Mei, 22, has been charged with two counts of murder and one count of arson for allegedly starting a deadly fire in her apartment building in Brooklyn, according to NY Daily News. Mei has stated that she placed a piece of newspaper in the trash on her way out of the building, n...
Bank Robber Identified as Local Firefighter

Bank Robber Identified as Local Firefighter

MetroWest Daily News reports that the accused bank robber in an incident that occurred yesterday has been identified as 34-year-old local firefighter, Michael Espinosa. He is accused of ordering a female bank teller to fill a bag with cash and fleeing the scene in his SUV. The Citizens Bank on 82...
Death Row Inmate Wants Head Removed and Brain Examined After Execution

Death Row Inmate Wants Head Removed and Brain Examined After Execution

A 62-year-old man scheduled to be executed in Arkansas on November 9, 2017 has requested his head be surgically removed and brain examined by an out-of-state medical examiner, according to NBC news. Jack Greene, who has been on death row since 1991, was originally sentenced to death for the murder o...
Texas Church Shooter Denied License to Carry: Passes Background Check to Purchase Gun

Texas Church Shooter Denied License to Carry: Passes Background Check to Purchase Gun

November 6, 2017 - Devin Patrick Kelley, a former U.S. airman, has been identified as the shooter in the Texas church mass shooting on November 5, 2017. Local authorities state that he was denied a license to carry a firearm in the state. However, a loophole in the state's system allowed him to ...