Two university employees wanted over the stabbing death of a Chicago man have surrendered peacefully in California and will be returned to Chicago for interrogation, authorities said.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
A US professor and a University of Oxford employee wanted over the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man have been detained in California, police said.
Convicted Charleston church gunman Dylann Roof has pleaded guilty to state murder charges, sparing his victims and their families the burden of a second trial.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
A massive, week-long manhunt for a suspect in a string of violent crimes, including the killing of two relatives, the shooting of two police officers and multiple carjackings, ended on Sunday evening in a police chase and shootout.
Mon, 31 Oct, 2016
Britain: When a cheating spouse upsets the sparrow love nest, it is the children who suffer, scientists have discovered.
Wed, 01 Jun, 2016
USA: A Massachusetts newspaper publisher is asking the Rolling Stones to return to town 50 years after they cut short a show during a thunderstorm, leading fans to rampage.
Sat, 14 May, 2016
A federal judge has approved the sale of dozens of items belonging to Boston gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2016
A teenage fugitive from Texas known for using an “affluenza” defence is to be returned to the US, along with his mother, after a mobile phone used to order a pizza gave away their location in Mexico.
Thu, 31 Dec, 2015
Wed, 30 Dec, 2015
A manhunt is under way for a wealthy Texas teenager, described at trial as being afflicted with “affluenza”, who apparently fled to avoid violating a probation deal that kept him out of prison for killing four in a drunken-driving crash.
Sat, 19 Dec, 2015
There have been more than 350 shootings this year, in which four or more people were wounded or killed in the US, according to the crowd-sourced website shootingtracker.com, which keeps a running tally of gun violence.
Fri, 04 Dec, 2015
US Drug Enforcement Administration agents had alleged “sex parties” with prostitutes over several years, a report stemming from a review of allegations of misconduct by several DEA agents in Colombia said.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
Police in Brazil have arrested an American sect leader described as the “devil incarnate” for alleged sex attacks on girls at his US religious camp.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2015
A fugitive treasure hunter embroiled in a legal fight over what has been described as the greatest lost treasure in US history has been arrested in Florida after more than two years on the run.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2015
The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence on Wednesday night has been charged with assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said.
Fri, 24 Oct, 2014
Chris Brown's request to have his assault charges dismissed has been rejected.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2014
A harrowing search for a missing California teenager ended when FBI agents rescued the girl and shot and killed her apparent kidnapper at a campsite deep in the Idaho wilderness.
Sun, 11 Aug, 2013
US intelligence agencies added the mother of the Boston bombing suspects to a government terrorism database 18 months before the bombings, two officials said.
Sat, 27 Apr, 2013
Boston Magazine is produced a few hundred yards from the finish line of the Boston Marathon, so they knew pretty quickly about the bombings on April 15.
The surviving Boston Marathon bombings suspect has been released from a civilian hospital and transferred to a federal medical detention centre, officials say.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2013
Investigators have an image of a potential suspect in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing but do not know his name and have not questioned him, a law enforcement official said today.
Wed, 17 Apr, 2013
Two bank robbers have escaped an American city centre jail by climbing down 20 stories on a makeshift rope.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2012
Police in Oklahoma have arrested two white male suspects over shootings that left three people dead and two more critically wounded, all black, in the Tulsa area.
Sun, 08 Apr, 2012
Investigators found that the operator of a Texas home day care centre where a fire killed four children had left the youngsters in her care alone to go shopping, according to a court document.
Wed, 02 Mar, 2011
A NOT GUILTY plea has been entered on behalf of a Nigerian man charged with attempting to blow up a Detroit-bound US airliner on Christmas Day.
Sat, 09 Jan, 2010
Jailed Texas billionaire Allen Stanford was taken to hospital after being injured during a fight with another inmate, a US Marshals Service spokesman said.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2009
Canadian authorities intensified the manhunt for the millionaire reality TV star accused of murdering a former swimsuit model and stuffing her naked, mutilated body in a suitcase.
Sun, 23 Aug, 2009
Disgraced US financier Bernard Madoff, who faces sentence on Monday for massive fraud, must forfeit $170bn (€121bn), a judge ordered.
Sat, 27 Jun, 2009
US authorities seized disgraced financier Bernard Madoff’s Palm Beach mansion, his vintage yacht and a smaller boat, in a bid to recoup assets to compensate the investors he swindled.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2009
IRISH Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton bowed to the inevitable yesterday and announced that he will, after considerable pressure from Finance Minister Brian Lenihan, retire at the end of the month.
US authorities seized disgraced financier Bernard Madoff’s antique yacht and a smaller boat from two Florida marinas early today as part of a bid to recoup assets to pay back his swindled investors.
Wed, 01 Apr, 2009
A hedge fund swindler who set off a national manhunt when he faked his suicide to avoid reporting to prison rode his scooter to a small-town police station in Massachusetts and turned himself in while talking to his mother on his cell phone.
Thu, 03 Jul, 2008
A man who fled to Ireland to avoid charges that he killed three American college students in a 2001 drink-driving crash has been jailed in the US.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2008
A US prisoner who fled after being released from custody to determine whether he could donate a kidney to his ailing son was caught with his girlfriend in Mexico.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2007
A man believed to have decapitated his four-year-old daughter, and to have left the body for her mother to find, has been arrested in Washington DC.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2007
A man believed to have decapitated his four-year-old daughter and leaving the body for her mother to find has been arrested in Washington DC.
Sun, 14 Jan, 2007
A former Olympic champion accused of abducting her own child must remain temporarily in the custody of US marshals, a judge said today.
Tue, 26 Dec, 2006
Lawyers for former Canadian biathlon champion Myriam Bedard said today their client has not done anything wrong and was prepared to co-operate with authorities on child abduction charges she faces relating to her daughter.
A US woman accused of abducting her two young children from their father, then radically changing her appearance and assuming his identity, was in custody on suspicion of kidnapping, North Carolina authorities said.
Mon, 27 Mar, 2006
A prisoner who was temporarily released from jail to be tested as a potential kidney donor for his ailing teenage son instead fled with his girlfriend to Mexico, prompting outrage on both sides of the border, officials said today.
Sat, 25 Mar, 2006
By all accounts, Rigoberto Alpizar was frantic as he darted off a plane at Miami International Airport, bumping past passengers and yelling that he needed to get off the aircraft.
Fri, 09 Dec, 2005
Jose Rivera-Sanchez, a fugitive since tunnelling out of a Puerto Rican prison 11 years ago, took a new name and found new lodgings in Connecticut.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2005
Celebrity Irish chef Conrad Gallagher, who has been accused of stealing paintings from a Dublin hotel, has been arrested in New York.
Sat, 12 Apr, 2003
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