Seven-year-old Jazmine Barnes was shot and killed Sunday in Houston while riding in a car with her mom and siblings. The suspect is still at large, and police haven't yet determined a motive.
Crime & Punishment
Pennsylvania authorities said Jennair Gerardot found out her husband was cheating on her and then gunned down Meredith Chapman before turning the seven-shot revolver on herself.
"We look at her appearance. She looks like anybody's mother or grandmother," said Undersheriff Carmine Marceno of Lee County, Fla.
Chief Steven Eric Disario responded to a report of a man with a gun at the Pine Kirk nursing home Friday morning. Disario had been on the job for only three weeks.
A gang of some 50 bandits assaulted a private security company and reportedly made off with millions of dollars in what's being called a crime of the century on Paraguay's border with Brazil.
"China's law does not really encourage people to defend themselves, because that would be encouraging them to rise up and resist [authority]," a Chinese lawyer noted.
Nancy Wiener was arrested for allegedly possessing and selling stolen artifacts through her New York City gallery. The court complaint describes an elaborate conspiracy carried out around the world.
Violent crime has ticked up in certain metro areas. Police are scrambling to hold the line while at the same time trying not to appear overzealous.
Children as young as 3 years old will step in to right the wrong if they see someone being mistreated, a study finds. But they aren't as keen as 5-year-olds to dole out punishment.