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January 15, 2019 5:47 PM Former MLB pitcher John Wetteland arrested on child sexual abuse charge

Former major league closer John Wetteland was arrested Monday on a charge of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14, police records show. The 52-year-old was released from custody after posting a $25,000 surety bond according to the Denton County (Texas) Sheriff's Office. In 12 seasons, Wetteland was 48-45 with a 2.93 ERA and 330 saves. He was a member 3959

January 14, 2019 10:45 AM Dallas father fatally stabs son, 3, injures wife: police

Brandon Edwards fatally stabbed his 3-year-old son and injured his wife, police said. (Dallas County Sheriff's Office) A Dallas father on Saturday fatally stabbed his 3-year-old son and wounded his wife before she managed to flee the apartment with the couple’s other uninjured 7-year-old daughter, police said. Police received a call from the woman around 202

January 11, 2019 9:17 PM Florida posthumously pardons 4 black men accused of sensational 1949 rape

In this undated image released by the State Library and Archives of Florida, Lake County Sheriff Willis McCall, far left, and an unidentified man stand next to Walter Irvin, Samuel Shepherd and Charles Greenlee, from left, in Florida. The three men along with a fourth were charged with rape in 1949. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and a Cabinet granted posthumous 195

January 11, 2019 3:44 PM Ohio woman charged with drug possession shows up to court with more drugs, court docs say

Elizabeth Darlene Wilson of Minerva, Ohio, allegedly brought drugs to court. (Stark County Sheriff's Office) An Ohio woman showed up to court for a hearing on drug charges Monday with a backpack filled with drugs in tow, officials said. Elizabeth Darlene Wilson, 31, of Minerva, was charged with two counts of aggravated possession of drugs and one count 175

January 11, 2019 7:26 AM Suspect held after girl, 13, wounded by bullet in Houston: reports

A suspect in the shooting of a 13-year-old girl was apprehended Thursday after a brief chase following a tipster's call to 911, authorities say. A suspect was in custody late Thursday and his female companion was also detained hours after a 13-year-old Houston girl was shot in the chest in a drive-by shooting, according to reports. The girl was sitting 185

January 10, 2019 7:58 AM Two people stabbed, one of them fatally, at workplace near Houston

One person was fatally stabbed and another was injured Wednesday at a workplace near Houston, reports said. (Google Maps) Two people were stabbed -- one of them fatally -- on Wednesday evening in a workplace outside Houston, reports said. Waller County sheriff's deputies were called to Orizon Industries, a steel fabrication company, near Brookshire around 176

January 8, 2019 1:31 PM Florida man arrested for posting threats against Trent family

DELTONA, Fla. -- Authorities said a Florida man has been charged with making death threats against the mother of Tyler Trent, a Purdue University superfan and cancer activist who died Jan. 1. A Volusia County Sheriff's Office news release said John Matthew Pinkham, 39, was arrested Monday at a Deltona, Florida, home and charged with making written threats 153

January 7, 2019 3:52 PM Florida couple racks up $10G hotel bill, skips out without paying, cops say

Ashley and Lee Roe were arrested for skipping out on paying hotel bills totaling to more than $10,000, police said. (Monroe County Sheriff's Office) A Florida couple seemed to master the “room and dash” tactic when they racked up a hotel bill in excess of $10,000 before bolting without paying, police said. Ashley and Lee Roe were arrested Saturday after 132

January 5, 2019 12:39 AM Baby sitter accused of killing boy and giving body to mother

This undated booking photo released by Marathon County Sheriff's Office shows Marissa Tietsort of Wausau, Wis. The Wisconsin baby sitter accused of killing a 2-month-old boy has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide. A criminal complaint filed Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, says Tietsort caused the infant's death in October, then put him in a snowsuit 162

January 2, 2019 4:10 PM Georgia father’s disappearance raises ‘red flags’ as abandoned SUV found, police say

A Georgia father of three has mysteriously vanished in a case police say contains “a lot of red flags.” Roderick Crawford, a 46-year-old truck driver, was last seen Friday leaving his home in Barnesville to check a work schedule at a flour mill a few miles away. “We would anticipate foul play, we don’t know from whom or what, but we are definitely concerned 127