Latest Criminal investigations News

Ex Blackhawks player participates in assault investigation

Sep. 24, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney who represents a former Chicago Blackhawks player who alleges he was sexually assaulted by a then-assistant coach in 2010 said Friday her client has been interviewed as part of the team’s review of the accusations. A former federal...

Albuquerque victim seriously burned after doused by gasoline

Sep. 24, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say they are investigating an incident that left a person with serious burns after someone doused the victim with gasoline and started a fire. Police spokeswoman Rebecca Atkins told the Albuquerque Journal the victim was...

Deaths of mother, child investigated as murder-suicide

Sep. 24, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The deaths of a child and mother in Rapid City are being investigated as a murder-suicide. Police said the probe is ongoing, but that based on the evidence recovered so far, authorities believe this is a case of child murder and adult suicide. ...

Woman found dead in the roadway in Sedgwick County

Sep. 24, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities in Sedgwick County are investigating after a woman was found dead in the roadway. The body of the woman was found by a resident just after 7 a.m. Thursday. Emergency crews responded and the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. ...

Portland shootings prompt DA to spend $1M to handle cases

Sep. 24, 2021 15:30 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Multnomah County plans to spend $1 million to hire four prosecutors and two investigators to help with an increasing caseload of homicide investigations, District Attorney Mike Schmidt said Thursday. Sixty-five people have died in homicides this...

Authorities identify man found dead in Saline County

Sep. 24, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified the man found dead in rural Saline County. The sheriff's office said Friday that the victim was 42-year-old Marc Anthony Tipton Sr. of Salina. His body was found Tuesday in a rural area. Authorities...

France investigates man's death after subway security check

Sep. 24, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French authorities have launched an investigation into the asphyxiation death of a 37-year-old man after subway security agents detained him in the southern city of Marseille. The death Thursday came as arrest techniques have been under heightened criticism...

North Carolina police officer charged in fraud investigation

Sep. 24, 2021 09:45 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Detectives with a North Carolina police department have filed charges against one of its officers after an investigation revealed he had submitted work invoices to private businesses for more than what he was owed. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg...

2 men are slain in separate overnight shootings in Jackson

Sep. 24, 2021 09:15 AM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jackson police are investigating separate overnight shootings that left two people dead in Mississippi’s capital city. The two killings bring the city’s homicide total to 109, WLBT-TV reported. The first shooting happened...

Louisiana state trooper charged in pummeling of Black man

Sep. 24, 2021 05:54 AM EDT

A former Louisiana State Police trooper has been charged with a civil rights violation for pummeling a Black motorist 18 times with a flashlight — the first criminal case to emerge from federal investigations into troopers' beatings of at least three Black men. A grand...