US crime

Man, who sexually assaulting four children including 5-yr-old son, could face 300 years in jail

A man living in California, charged with sexually assaulting at least four children including a five-year-old, could face 300 years in prison, a report said on Wednesday.

Jul 12, 2017, 15:09 PM IST
US facing rising crime and threat of deadly terror: Donald Trump

US facing rising crime and threat of deadly terror: Donald Trump

In one of his executive orders, Donald Trump directed Department of Justice and Homeland Security to undertake all necessary and lawful action to break the back of the criminal cartels.

Feb 10, 2017, 09:34 AM IST

Christmas weekend sees deadly spike in Chicago shootings

 Police in Chicago said Monday they were investigating 27 shootings -- 12 of them deadly -- that occurred on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, a remarkable spasm of violence there in what already has been a historically bloody year.

Dec 27, 2016, 05:46 AM IST

US shooting suspect dead from self-inflicted gunshot wound: official

The man suspected of killing two journalists as they carried out a live interview in Virginia died Wednesday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a local official said.

Aug 27, 2015, 00:53 AM IST

Two held in US over plot to fly drugs, porn into prison on drone

 Two men are in custody in the US state of Maryland on suspicion of trying to smuggle drugs and pornography into a prison with a drone, corrections officials said Monday.

Aug 25, 2015, 03:06 AM IST

Boy charged in cabbie`s murder saw triple homicide in US

Police say a 16-year-old charged with fatally shooting a Pennsylvania cab driver who didn`t take his preferred route was interviewed as a witness to a triple homicide in New Jersey last year.

May 25, 2014, 23:13 PM IST

Bail set for US mom accused of driving into surf

A Florida judge set a bond of USD 1.2 million for a pregnant woman accused of driving her minivan into the ocean in an attempt to kill her three children.

Mar 09, 2014, 01:27 AM IST

12-year-old in US stabbed during fight with pal over Xbox

A 12-year-old boy in the US was accidentally stabbed while scuffling for a knife during an argument with his friend over an Xbox video game console.

Dec 16, 2013, 13:36 PM IST

Indian-origin owners of crime-ridden motels plead guilty in US

Three Indian-origin men in the US have pleaded guilty to owning and managing motels where they ran illegal businesses, including selling drugs and sexual services, and could face a maximum penalty of 20 years behind bars.

Oct 23, 2013, 12:03 PM IST

US man gets maximum for stolen $5M lottery ticket

A man convicted of possessing another man`s winning USD 5 million lottery ticket has been sentenced to up to 25 years in prison.

Jul 23, 2013, 22:12 PM IST

Delhi gang rape: Tell police to act tough, BJP asks Shinde

The Bharatiya Janata Party condemned the alleged gangrape of a student inside a moving bus in Delhi.

Dec 17, 2012, 13:53 PM IST

US judge says victim’s body can prevent rape

Superior Court Judge Derek Johnson has been publicly rebuked for saying that a rape victim ‘didn’t put up a fight’ to save herself during an assault.

Dec 14, 2012, 13:49 PM IST

US Marine jailed for molesting Okinawa woman

A US Marine has been sentenced to four years in prison for molesting and assaulting a woman in Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture in August.

Dec 14, 2012, 13:07 PM IST

`Strauss-Kahn settles sex assault lawsuit with maid`

Shamed former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn and a hotel maid who accused him of trying to rape her have reportedly reached an agreement.

Nov 30, 2012, 11:42 AM IST

‘God intended rape` remark doesn’t make sense: Obama

US President Barack Obama has criticised Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock for his remarks about rape and pregnancy.

Oct 25, 2012, 14:37 PM IST

Gurdwara shooting victim for anti Sikh violence statistics

The son of a gurdwara shootout victim has appealed to the FBI to include anti-Sikh violence in hate-crime statistics.

Sep 20, 2012, 13:42 PM IST

S Korean Prez apologises for surge in sex crimes

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak offered a public apology after a girl, 7, became the latest victim of a recent series of sex crimes.

Aug 31, 2012, 15:30 PM IST

Former US crime kingpin sentenced to 218 years

Pierre Mercado was found guilty on charges of four killings, five attempted murders and two kidnappings.

Aug 25, 2012, 13:58 PM IST

Assange lawyer claims vital info in rape case

Baltasar Garzon, the Spanish lawyer, was critical of Australian authorities for failing to provide consular assistance to Julian Assange.

Aug 23, 2012, 16:31 PM IST

Romney ‘agreed on almost everything’ with Willke

Dr Jack Willke, a prominent anti-abortion campaigner, claimed to be an authority on the theory espoused by Todd Akin.

Aug 23, 2012, 13:41 PM IST