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Auburn Police Chief Paul Register said at a news conference on Thursday that police are seeking 30-year-old Montgomery native Ibraheem Yazeed on first-degree kidnapping charges, reports. Yazeed is known to have been at the last location Blanchard was seen and is suspected of taking her forcibly, according to police. Blanchard was last seen in Auburn on […]

John Christopher Smith suffered in silence for years as his manager at a South Carolina restaurant physically abused him and forced him to work more than 100 hours a week without pay, federal officials say.That manager, Bobby Paul Edwards, 54, was sentenced to 10 years in prison this week and ordered to pay him $272,952.96 in restitution, the […]

A retired Air Force General has been charged with 15 felony counts related to possession of child pornography, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced. Shapiro announced the charges against U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Frank Sullivan Wednesday after a search of his Mechanicsburg residence found computers filled with thousands of internet searches for “preteen” images, as […]

Shannon Rupert screamed, “Shoot me, n*gger!” A Black police officer in Bossier City, Louisiana fatally shot a white woman who was waving scissors at him and using racial slurs. On Friday, October 25, Officer Patrick Edmonds, Jr. was called to LaQuinta Inn in the 300 block of Preston Boulevard for a disturbance at the hotel.  Edmonds encountered […]

The man charged with capital murder in connection with a shooting that left two dead and 14 injured near Greenville, Texas, last month has been released after further investigation.The Hunt County Sheriff’s Office requested Brandon Gonzales be released “due to the lack of cooperation from witnesses and discovery of exculpatory evidence during the course of […]

A 27-year-old man who allegedly espoused white supremacist ideology online was arrested by the FBI and accused of plotting to bomb a synagogue in Colorado.Richard Holzer had brought a knife and a mask to a motel room and was examining inert pipe bombs prepared by undercover agents moments before he was arrested late Friday, according […]

Police in Maryland are asking a man involved in a dispute at a Popeyes restaurant to turn himself in after a man was fatally stabbed outside the store. OXON HILL, Md. — A Maryland man has died after reportedly being stabbed during an altercation surrounding a Popeyes chicken sandwich. Advertisement Police with the Prince George’s […]

Santos Fonseca, left, and Jonathan Salazar were awaiting trial on unrelated murder charges and other felonies when they escpaed from the Monterey County Adult Detention Facility, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office said. The two inmates who escaped a Northern California jail Sunday cut a hole in the ceiling of their building, the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office said.Santos […]

Omar Taylor was at a Northern California Halloween party hoping to entertain the crowd with music.The 24-year-old man from Pittsburgh was there to DJ, but instead was shot and killed Thursday at the Orinda party advertised on social media, the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office said. He was one of five people fatally shot.”To get that call […]

A former Georgia police officer was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday for the killing of a mentally ill, unarmed and naked black man in 2015.DeKalb County Superior Court Judge LaTisha Dear Jackson gave Robert “Chip” Olsen a 20-year term, with 12 years to be served in custody. Under the sentence, Olsen is prohibited from working […]

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