Category Archives: Crime

17Sep/17

Police nab second suspect over London bombing

A second man has been arrested over Friday’s bomb attack on a London underground train. Police detained him in west London, and also raided a house about four miles away. Continue reading

17Sep/17

St. Louis protest turns violent after earlier peaceful march over police acquittal

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 16, 2017) (NBC) – Clashes between demonstrators and riot-clad police marred the end of what had been a largely peaceful second day of protest rallies in St. Louis following the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man. Continue reading

16Sep/17

Forensics team searches property in Sunbury after London train blast

SUNBURY, SURREY, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 16, 2017) (BBC) – British police arrested an 18-year-old man in the port of Dover and raided a house in a small town outside London on Saturday (September 16) as they hunted for whoever planted a bomb on a commuter train that injured 30 people a day earlier. Continue reading

16Sep/17

‘Significant’ arrest made over London bombing

British police have arrested an 18-year-old man in what they’re calling a “significant” detention as they hunt for the perpetrators of Friday’s London underground bombing. Lucy Fielder reports. Continue reading

31Aug/17

Georgia cop heard saying ‘we only kill black people’ in dashcam footage

MARIETTA, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES (COBB COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT) – Recently-released dashcam video from the Cobb County Police Department in Georgia shows a police lieutenant telling a woman “we only kill black people” after she expresses concern for her safety when she is instructed him to reach down and use her mobile phone. Continue reading

28Aug/17

Trial begins against German dark net weapons dealer

MUNICH, GERMANY (AUGUST 28, 2017) (RTL) – A German man admitted in court on Monday (August 28) that he sold the weapon used by a teenage gunman who killed nine people in Munich last year.

The Munich public prosecutor’s office has charged the accused, identified only as Philipp K., as is customary in German law, with selling weapons illegally and nine counts of negligent homicide as well as five counts of negligently causing grievous bodily harm.

20Aug/17

South Africa grants immunity to Grace Mugabe despite assault claim

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe returned home from South Africa early on Sunday (20 August), state media reported, pursued by demands she face prosecution over an alleged assault of a 20-year-old model in an upmarket Johannesburg hotel room. Pascale Davies reports. Continue reading

13Aug/17

Probe begins after deadly white nationalist rally

U.S. authorities begin to investigate the deadly violence stemming from a white nationalist rally in Virginia that challenged President Trump’s leadership. Linda So reports. Continue reading

30Jul/17

Brazil deploys troops in Rio as crime surges

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL (JULY 29, 2017) (REUTERS) – Armed forces troops have been deployed throughout much of the city of Rio de Janeiro and surrounding areas as part of a plan to combat organized crime in Brazil’s second largest city. Continue reading