Breaking News Today

As Prisoner Accounts Swell, Critics Fear More Murder-for-Hire Plots

Published: in Crime news 18+ by .

Government-run deposit accounts for federal prisoners grew by over $50 million this year, concerning critics who say negligence by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP)
enables incarcerated people to use this money to finance other crimes, the Washington Post reports. 

R. Kelly Opening Arguments Begin

Published: in Crime news 18+ by .

The federal trial of R. Kelly, the singer accused of sexually abusing young women, begins today. Kelly has pleaded not guilty to all charges, which cover racketeering with underlying charges that include the sexual exploitation of children, kidnapping, and sex trafficking women and girls.

2 teenage males critically wounded in drive-by shooting on NE Side

Published: (Updated: ) in Crime news 18+ by .

Two males, ages 17 and 16, were critically wounded in a drive-by shooting late Tuesday afternoon on the city’s Northeast Side.

Deputies searching for man who assaulted 2 people before taking child, leading BCSO on chase, sheriff says

Published: in Crime news 18+ by .

A 40-year-old man is on the run after he assaulted two people, took his child by force, led Bexar County sheriff’s deputies on a chase and escaped despite being shocked with a Taser, Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar said.

Man arrested after series of robberies leads to pursuit, crash, New Braunfels PD says

Published: (Updated: ) in Crime news 18+ by .

A man was arrested after a set of robberies led officers on a pursuit that ended in a crash and an attempt to flee a hospital, the New Braunfels Police Department said Tuesday.Police say 21-year-old Thomas Stedham Woodard robbed a man in the parking lo…

Seven people arrested in Bexar County after child exploitation sting, Texas AG’s office says

Published: in Crime news 18+ by .

Seven people in Bexar County were arrested in a child exploitation sting after an undercover chat operation revealed they were soliciting to minors, according to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office.

San Antonio police seek culprit in shooting on far North Side

Published: in Crime news 18+ by .

The San Antonio Police Department and Crime Stoppers are looking for a man who fired a gun at a couple in a vehicle earlier this month.

Man fatally shot while trying to intervene in family dispute, SAPD says

Published: (Updated: ) in Crime news 18+ by .

A 48-year-old man who tried to intervene in a family argument on the East Side was fatally shot during the dispute, according to San Antonio police.

Woman found dead under concrete slab may have been victim of domestic violence

Published: (Updated: ) in Crime news 18+ by .

In the latest installment of South Texas Crime Stories, KSAT dives into the story of a San Antonio woman whose skeletal remains were found back in the late 1990′s.

How One Pennsylvania City Brought Down Gun Crime

Published: in Crime news 18+ by .

At a time when Philadelphia and other large urban centers are seeing a surge in homicides and fatal shootings, homicides in the city of Chester, Pa., are down 63 percent this year, and fatal shootings are down 43 percent. What’s Chester doing right?

Are Dems Changing Their Message on Police Defunding?

Published: in Crime news 18+ by .

A year after Democratic mayors pledged to cut police budgets and funnel money toward social services, several leaders are now changing their tune, boosting police budgets and hiring more officers amid a crime surge.

Tennessee Weighs Creating ‘Safe’ Spaces for Crime Victims in Court

Published: in Crime news 18+ by .

In Tennessee, the District Attorney’s office will start gathering facts regarding how to best provide separate waiting areas for crime victims and their families while they wait for criminal proceedings. Currently, they wait in narrow hallways with the accused, and their family as well.

Finance Advice 2021