Crime

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman says gymnastics coach knew about Larry Nassar sexual abuse – National

Former U.S. Olympic gymnastics coach John Geddert knew about sexual abuse by team doctor Larry Nassar as far back as 2011 but did nothing about it, gold medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman has claimed. In an interview with CNN, Raisman, one of over 260 women who have reported being molested by …

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Italian gunman targets Africans in 2-hour drive-by shooting spree – National

MILAN – A lone Italian gunman wounded six African immigrants in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree Saturday in a small Italian city where just days earlier a Nigerian man was arrested in the gruesome killing of a teenager, officials said. The shooting suspect was identified as Luca Traini, a 28-year-old …

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California man indicted for plotting to use homemade bombs in Christmas Day terror attack – National

A federal grand jury indicted a California man Thursday on charges of plotting to use homemade bombs during a Christmas Day attack on San Francisco’s Pier 39. Everitt Aaron Jameson intended to use pipe bombs to funnel people into an area of the popular tourist destination in order to shoot …

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Woman, 10-month old baby, and 11-year old child shot to death in Phoenix apartment – National

By Staff The Associated Press Police say a man shot and killed a woman and two children at an apartment complex in Phoenix before getting into a shootout with officers. Police were called to the scene Monday afternoon on a report of a shooting and found a woman dead outside. …

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Guns, letter found in home of man who plotted Christmas terror attack in San Francisco: FBI – National

The FBI said Friday that it found a martyrdom letter and several guns in the home of a former Marine who said he wanted to carry out a Christmas Day attack on San Francisco’s Pier 39, a popular tourist destination. Everitt Aaron Jameson, 26, a Modesto tow-truck driver, was charged …

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Florida deputies investigating beating of Muslim girl captured on video – National

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A Florida sheriff’s office said Friday that it is investigating the videotaped beating of a Muslim teenager by three other girls that was posted on Facebook. Palm Beach County sheriff’s spokeswoman Teri Barbera said deputies are working with school officials to investigate the beating of the …

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Sarah Palin’s son Track charged in domestic dispute at parents’ Alaska home – National

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, – The elder son of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin has been charged with assault and burglary in a violent confrontation with his father in which the two men struggled over a handgun at his parents’ Alaska home, court records showed on Monday. According to the …

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Family of Texas church shooting victims sues retailer that sold rifle to gunman Devin Kelley – National

SAN ANTONIO, Dec 15 (Reuters) – The family of a woman and two children killed when a gunman opened fire in a rural Texas church has sued the store that sold the assault rifle used in the deadliest mass murder in the state’s history, lawyers said on Friday. The lawsuit …

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