||Crime News - June 10th, 2013
|The Crime News Reporter® is published daily to deliver contemporaneous crime beat news and criminal statistics to law enforcement, non-profit victim rights organizations, licensed professionals and syndicated news services.
- Burglar finds weak spot inside strip mall's walls
When Trinh Vo opened her nail salon Sunday morning, the place appeared the same as it did the night before: Floors swept, foot baths polished, mirrors cleaned.
But then Vo saw the holes. Two crude, [...]
- Teen shot on San Jose street
San Jose police were investigating the shooting Saturday evening of a teenager who was hit by gunfire in the 2700 block of Kollmar Drive, near the intersection of Story Road and Capitol Expressway.
- Vallejo man shoots two, killing one, before shooting himself Friday
VALLEJO - A toddler is in grave condition and her parents are dead in what Vallejo police are calling an apparent murder-suicide.
Authorities say the 2-year-old girl's father shot her and her 38-y [...]
- Sheriffs Investigating Possible Lead In Double Homicide
NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. -- A homicide investigation is under way at a Sacramento County home after a father and his teenage son were found dead inside.
The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, n [...]
- 'Pure heroism' â€“ cop fires shot, saves hostage
The young Sacramento cops charged through the drugstore's front door and into chaos. Customers were screaming, baskets and boxes of medicine littered the aisles and a pharmacist lay on the ground, ble [...]
Mistrial Declared in Trial of Detroit Police Officer
Jurors failed to reach a verdict in the trial of Officer Joseph Weekley in the death of a girl during a raid.
Police: Ohio Mother, Child Enslaved for Two Years
Three people accused of enslaving a mentally disabled young mother and her daughter for two years.
Remains Found in 30-Year-Old St. Louis Cold Case
Forensic scientists at the St. Louis morgue will try to extract fresh DNA and consider whether specialized testing out-of-state might shed light on the girl's identity.
NSA Director Says Plot Against Wall Street Foiled
Army Gen. Keith Alexander says surveillance programs have foiled some 50 terrorist plots worldwide.
Civil Rights Groups Sue NYPD Over Muslim Spying
The suit asks a judge to order police to stop the surveillance and destroy any related records.
New Video, $65K Reward in '08 Times Square Bombing
Authorities are trying to generate leads in the 2008 bombing at a Times Square military recruitment station with new video footage and a higher reward.
500th Name Added to FBI's Ten Most Wanted List
Since its inception in March 1950, the list has helped apprehend or locate a total of 469 fugitives.
Feds Fire, Demote Employees Over N.Y. Slaying
A man allegedly slipping out of his electronic bracelet before raping a girl and killing her mother.
Chicago Officers Circle High-Crime 'Boxes'
Added police presence appears to be a key contributor to a significant drop in shootings and homicides.
Suspect in Slaying of W.Va. Sheriff Denied Bail
Tennis Maynard allegedly shot Mingo County Sheriff Eugene Crum twice as he sat in his cruiser.
Obama: NSA Secret Data Gathering 'Transparent'
President Barack Obama defended top secret National Security Agency spying programs as legal.
Calif. 911 Caller Who lied About Robbery Gets Jail
Oscar Carrillo will serve 90 days in jail and perform 90 days of community service.
Video: Girl Hit Darting In Front of Ohio Cruiser
A 10-year-old girl was treated at a hospital Thursday afternoon after she darted into a street and was struck by a Whitehall police cruiser.
Bloody Two Days Stain Father's Day in Chicago
At least 28 people were shot -- six of them fatally -- Saturday afternoon into Father's Day Sunday.
Chaos as Gunfire Erupts at Utah Father's Day Mass
Police say Ricky Jennings fired a single shot at the back of his father-in-law's head.
Jury Convicts Arizona Man in Terrorism Hoax
The man was on trial for sending his 16-year-old nephew into a busy intersection last summer with a fake grenade launcher.
Mo. Police Officer Injured Tackling Juvenile Suspect
A Normandy police officer was hospitalized overnight after cutting his head and getting about 500 stitches after tackling a juvenile burglary suspect.
Milwaukee Officer Accidentally Shoots Suspect
As an arrest was being made, an officer's gun accidentally discharged, striking the man in the thigh.
N.J. Bill Would Allow Cellphone Searches After Wrecks
If the measure is approved, it would be the first of its kind in the country.
Supreme Court: Pre-Miranda Silence Can be Used
Justices says prosecutors can use a person's silence against them if it comes before being read rights.
ICE Director John Morton Announces Plan to Resign
John Morton plans to leave his post at the end of July and to take a position at a private company.
N.J. Wants Notice of Outside L.E. Agencies' Surveillance
Lawmakers are trying to require law enforcement agencies from elsewhere to give notice when they plan to conduct counterterrorism surveillance in the state.
Feds Say Convenience Stores Exploited Immigrants
Nine owners and managers of 7-Eleven stores across Long Island and in Virginia were charged on Monday in a scheme to exploit immigrants.
Federal Agents Search Land Linked to Hoffa Case
Federal agents revived the hunt for the remains of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa on Monday as they searched a field in suburban Detroit.
One Person Wounded in Milwaukee Casino Shooting
A woman was shot in the leg at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino on Sunday.
Shopper Killed Chasing Pennsylvania Bank Robber
A bank robbery suspect fatally shot a man who ran after him and tried to stop his getaway car.
Mass. Chief Not Amused by Anti-Cop Song at Bar
Provincetown Police Chief Jeff Jaran was offended when a song by N.W.A. began to play.
Report: Assaults on Rangers, Park Police Up
More than one-quarter of the incidents involved some sort of violence against the officers.
Ohio Police Chief Takes Criminals to Task Online
Brimfield Township Police Chief David Oliver's small department has 49,000 Facebook fans.
NYPD Ups Presence in Sandy-Damaged Areas
Some residents say they have considered setting booby traps and administering vigilante justice.