Latest Criminal investigations News

Police: 3 sought in stabbing at NJ casino that wounded 3

Nov. 26, 2022 13:59 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say they are seeking three people and have issued a summons to a fourth person in connection with a stabbing at an Atlantic City casino on Thanksgiving Day. Atlantic City police say officers were dispatched just after 1:30 a.m....

New state voter fraud units finding few cases from midterms

Nov. 26, 2022 08:13 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — State-level law enforcement units created after the 2020 presidential election to investigate voter fraud are looking into scattered complaints more than two weeks after the midterms but have provided no indication of systemic problems. That's just what election...

3 found dead after fire, but police say blaze not to blame

Nov. 25, 2022 22:13 PM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Three people were found dead after a house fire in Southern California on Friday but detectives don’t think they were killed by the flames, authorities said. Investigators do not know how or when the people were killed — or why, according to Riverside...

Authorities: Man killed in home died of head injuries

Nov. 25, 2022 17:26 PM EST

LYNDEBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — Authorities say a Lyndeborough man killed in his home died of a blunt force head injury and not from being shot as police originally believed. The attorney general's office said an autopsy conducted Friday showed that the cause of death for 83-year-old...

Walmart shooter left 'death note,' bought gun day of killing

Nov. 25, 2022 16:27 PM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The Walmart supervisor who fatally shot six co-workers at a store in Virginia bought the gun just hours before the killings and left a note on his phone accusing colleagues of mocking him, authorities said Friday. “Sorry everyone but I did not plan this I...

Japan investigators raid Dentsu in widening Olympic probe

Nov. 25, 2022 01:53 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese prosecutors raided the headquarters of major advertising company Dentsu on Friday, as the investigation into corruption related to the Tokyo Olympics widened. Major local TV broadcasters showed Tokyo District Prosecutors and Japan Fair Trade Commission...

Vatican court hears secret recording of pope on hostage fees

Nov. 24, 2022 15:05 PM EST

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican tribunal weighing a financial fraud case heard from an unusual witness Thursday, when a secret recording of Pope Francis was played to the court about the Holy See’s payments to free a nun held hostage by al-Qaida-linked militants. The broadcast of...

Oklahoma deputy wounded, man killed in Thanksgiving shooting

Nov. 24, 2022 13:28 PM EST

BUFFALO, Okla. (AP) — A 30-year-old man was killed and an Oklahoma sheriff's deputy was wounded during a Thanksgiving morning shooting in the northwest of the state, authorities said. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation said it's investigating the shooting in Buffalo between...

Defense: Colorado gay club shooting suspect is nonbinary

Nov. 23, 2022 00:30 AM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The alleged gunman facing possible hate crime charges in the fatal shooting of five people at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub is nonbinary, the suspect's defense team says in court filings. In several standard motions filed on behalf of Anderson Lee...

Cops investigating Idaho stabbings say stalker tips unproven

Nov. 22, 2022 22:39 PM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Authorities investigating the stabbing deaths of four University of Idaho students as they slept said Tuesday that detectives have looked extensively into information that one of the victims had a stalker and have not been able to verify it. Investigators have...