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Club Q Suspect Slammed With 305 Criminal Counts

Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, faces murder, hate crime charges after Colorado Springs shooting

(Newser) - The suspect accused of entering a Colorado gay nightclub clad in body armor and opening fire with an AR-15-style rifle, killing five people and wounding at least 17 others, was charged by prosecutors Tuesday with 305 criminal counts, including hate crimes and murder. Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, sat upright in...

She Vanished From Her Home. A FedEx Driver Has Been Arrested

Tanner Lynn Horner is accused of abducting Athena Strand, 7, from her Texas home, killing her

(Newser) - After an intense search for a missing girl involving the FBI, the US Marshals Service, the Texas Rangers Division, and the state's Department of Family and Protective Services, grim news out of North Texas. At a Friday night press conference , Wise County Sheriff Lane Akin announced that the body...

Suspect in Club Shooting Changed His Name
Suspect in Club Shooting
Is Nonbinary: Lawyers
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Suspect in Club Shooting Is Nonbinary: Lawyers

Anderson Lee Aldrich was Nicholas Brink until changing their name at 15

(Newser) - The suspect in the Club Q shooting is nonbinary, according to their lawyer. In filing several motions Tuesday, public defenders Joseph Archambault and Michael Bowman added a footnote stating Anderson Lee Aldrich is "nonbinary" and uses "they/them pronouns," reports the Denver Post . They are referred to as...

Another Suspect Nabbed in Case of Murdered Calif. Family

Alberto Salgado, brother of suspect Jesus Salgado, charged with conspiracy, destroying evidence

(Newser) - Update: The brother of a man accused of abducting and murdering a family of four in California has himself been arrested. In a statement , the Merced County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that 41-year-old Alberto Salgado, brother of murder suspect Jesus Manuel Salgado, had been arrested the previous night and...

Confrontation Over a Cat Leads to Murder Charges

Hannah Star Esser, 20, is accused of fatally hitting man with car after she says he tried to run over cat

(Newser) - A California woman has been charged with killing a man by ramming her car into him after accusing him of trying to run over a cat in the street, authorities said Wednesday. Hannah Star Esser, 20, has been charged with murder in the death of 43-year-old Victor Anthony Luis, per...

Jailed Murder Suspect Still Drawing $130K Public Salary

Robert Telles of Las Vegas is accused of murdering a journalist who wrote critical stories

(Newser) - Robert Telles is a jailed murder suspect in Las Vegas. But he is also still the Clark County public administrator and thus is still drawing his $130,000 salary, reports 8NewsNow . It also appears the 45-year-old will continue making that money until January, when his elected successor takes over. (Telles...

Rhoden Family Massacre: The Allegations Are Stacking Up

Jake Wagner's brother is set to go on trial in late August

(Newser) - The 2016 murders of eight members of the Rhoden family sent shock waves through their rural southwest Ohio community. In late August, the first member of the Wagner family will go on trial for their deaths. In a lengthy piece for the Washington Post , Chris Graves writes that it's...

Affidavit: Fishing Trip Turned Deadly After Mention of Bigfoot

In bizarre Oklahoma crime, man allegedly killed friend due to fears of being fed to Sasquatch

(Newser) - A weekend fishing excursion on Oklahoma's South Canadian River turned deadly, and in a bizarre twist, Bigfoot comes into play in the case. According to an arrest affidavit from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, Larry Sanders and his buddy Jimmy Knighten set out Saturday afternoon to catch some...

Warrants Share What Boyfriend Told Police About Armstrong

Colin Strickland said he gave her $450K to invest, didn't get it back

(Newser) - More details are emerging about murder suspect Kaitlin Armstrong courtesy of search warrants obtained by Fox News . Armstrong is accused of shooting cyclist Anna Moriah "Mo" Wilson to death on May 11; Wilson had at one point dated Armstrong's boyfriend, Colin Strickland, and was with him just prior...

Officials: Parade Suspect Drove North, Considered 2nd Shooting

Suspected gunman will be held without bond

(Newser) - Update: The man charged with killing seven people when he shot at parade-watchers in Highland Park, Ill., confessed to police that he fired on the crowd, a prosecutor said Wednesday, though no plea has been entered in the case. Lake County Assistant State's Attorney Ben Dillon added that police...

Death Toll Rises in Ala. Church Shooting, Suspect IDed

3 have died after Vestavia Hills shooting; Robert Findlay Smith faces capital murder charges

(Newser) - Update: Police have IDed a suspect in Thursday night's church shooting in Alabama. Robert Findlay Smith, 70, who's now facing capital murder charges, is said to have been a fairly regular attendee at services at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Vestavia Hills, with the reverend's wife...

Cops Seek Man in Connection With NYC Subway Murder
Suspect in NYC Subway
Killing Gives Himself Up
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Suspect in NYC Subway Killing Gives Himself Up

Andrew Abdullah, 25, surrendered on Tuesday

(Newser) - Updated: The man wanted in a seemingly unprovoked fatal shooting on a New York City subway turned himself in to police on Tuesday. WABC reports Andrew Abdullah, 25, surrendered to police at a Manhattan precinct after his Brooklyn-based pastor first went to the Fifth Precinct and "worked out the...

PI: Moab Murder Suspect 'Had Animus Toward These Girls'

PI: Adam Pinkusiewicz complained co-worker Crystal Turner was getting special treatment

(Newser) - The suspect in the slaying of a newlywed couple in Utah "had animus toward these girls," according to a private investigator working on behalf of the families of Kylen Schulte and Crystal Beck Turner. The two women were found shot to death near their campsite in the La...

Man Accused of Killing Wife Wins His Primary in Indiana

Andrew Wilhoite is jailed on murder charges following wife's death in March

(Newser) - Andrew Wilhoite won his primary this week for one of three open seats on the Clinton Township Board in Indiana. But as the Indianapolis Star reports, Wilhoite did so while jailed on charges that he murdered his wife in March. Prosecutors say the 40-year-old confessed to killing Nikki Wilhoite, 41,...

New Charge for Man Accused of Abducting Nevada Teen

Troy Driver has now been charged with murder in the case of 18-year-old Naomi Irion

(Newser) - Update: Troy Driver had already been charged with kidnapping in the case of Naomi Irion, the Nevada 18-year-old whose body was found more than two weeks after she was taken from a Walmart parking lot. Now, the 41-year-old has been hit with a murder charge as well, reports CBS News...

15 Years After Teen's Murder, Her Roommate Is Charged

Police arrest Nichole Rice, 34, in connection with fatal stabbing of Anita Knutson, 18, in Minot, ND

(Newser) - Nearly 15 years after a North Dakota teen was found murdered in her home, a crack has finally been made in the case. Police in Minot say that Nichole Rice, 34, has been arrested in connection with 18-year-old Anita Knutson's killing, after more than 10 years in which "...

He Called It a Suicide Pact. Only His Partner Died

University of Utah student arrested in death of girlfriend, an international student at school

(Newser) - The notice posted Friday by the University of Utah was one brought with "heavy hearts," relaying news on the death of a 19-year-old international student in what appeared to be a "domestic violence situation." Now, the Salt Lake City Police Department is offering more context, announcing...

FBI: He Thought 'Time and Distance' Were on His Side

Octaviano Juarez-Corro, on FBI's 'Most Wanted' list for murder, caught after 16 years on the run

(Newser) - Octaviano Juarez-Corro's time on the lam has come to a close. The 47-year-old from Milwaukee, a double-murder suspect on the FBI's "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list who's been on the run for 16 years, was caught and arrested Thursday in Zapopan, Mexico, the FBI announced Friday,...

Suspect Arrested in Killing of Woman at LA Furniture Store

Shawn Laval Smith allegedly stabbed 24-year-old woman to death at random

(Newser) - Update: Police say a man suspected of fatally stabbing a young woman in a Los Angeles furniture store last week is now in custody. The LAPD says 31-year-old Shawn Laval Smith was arrested in Pasadena on Wednesday morning, the Los Angeles Times . The arrest follows a manhunt and the offer...

2 Suspects in Custody After Cop Killed in Motel Shooting

Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic, 49, had been responding to call about barking dogs in Ill.; partner critically hurt

(Newser) - Two suspects in an Illinois motel shooting that left one Bradley police officer dead and another wounded are now in custody. WLS reports that Sgt. Marlene Rittmanic, 49, was shot and killed Wednesday night at a Kankakee County Comfort Inn, while her partner, 27-year-old Tyler Bailey, was left critically wounded....

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