Violent Crime

Families Accuse Dallas Senior-Living Communities Of Negligence In Serial Killer Rampage

The families of three elderly women who were murdered by an accused Texas serial killer have filed wrongful death lawsuits against senior-living communities in the Dallas area, accusing the facilities of failing to protect their loved ones from Billy Chemirmir. A series of explosive new lawsuits claim that The Tradition - Prestonwood and The Edgemere, [...]

By |2019-06-25T10:10:42-04:00May 29th, 2019|Violent Crime|

Violent Crime Lawsuit Filed In Death Of Man Outside Las Vegas Nightclub

The family of a man who died after being punched outside a downtown Las Vegas nightclub has filed suit against the establishment and the business' security company. The lawsuit, filed in late April 2019 by the family of Luis Campos, who died at the age of 45, argues that employees for the Vanguard Lounge and [...]

By |2019-06-25T10:10:33-04:00May 2nd, 2019|Violent Crime|

US Government To Pay $5 Million In Escaped Prisoner Murder, Rape Case

The United States government is set to pay out $5 million in compensation to settle a lawsuit filed by the victims of David Renz, an escaped prisoner who broke out of his electronic ankle bracelet while in custody and went on to murder a school librarian and rape a 10-year-old. US Government Settles Negligence Lawsuit [...]

By |2019-04-12T13:08:14-04:00February 26th, 2019|Violent Crime|

Black Teens Targeted By White Couple In Miami File Civil Hate Crime Lawsuit

The families of four black teens subjected to racial slurs and vulgarity over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday in Miami have filed a civil lawsuit against the white couple who targeted them, claiming the couple's actions constitute a hate crime, the Miami Herald reports. Racist Rant, Concealed Weapon On Miami Bridge In addition to [...]

By |2019-02-22T12:37:23-05:00February 22nd, 2019|Violent Crime|

Family Of Murdered Cleveland Student Files Civil Lawsuit

The family of a young Cleveland student who was raped and murdered on her way to school has filed a civil lawsuit against her charter school and the city. In court documents, the mother and father of Alianna DeFreeze, a seventh grader murdered in January 2017, take aim at her school, E Prep and Village [...]

By |2019-02-22T12:11:05-05:00January 29th, 2019|Violent Crime|

Anti-Semitic Crime On The Rise In New York City

New statistics from the New York Police Department show a disturbing increase in hate crimes, even as the general crime rate in the city continues to decrease, the New York Post reports. Reports Of Hate Crime Jump In New York Reports of anti-Semitic crime, especially, are on the rise, increasing by 22% so far this [...]

By |2018-12-04T12:10:22-05:00November 13th, 2018|Violent Crime|

California District Attorney Files Suit Against Market Street Manor, Blaming Motel For Criminal Activity

In an attempt to stop what it calls "rampant criminal, drug and prostitution" activity, the Shasta County District Attorney's Office has filed suit against a Redding, California motel, accusing the Market Street Manor of serving as a hub for violent crime. The lawsuit, announced on Thursday, November 1, 2018, claims that the motel is putting [...]

By |2018-11-02T10:32:09-04:00November 2nd, 2018|Violent Crime|

Pennsylvania Woman’s Estate Gets $9.7M In Biker Brawl Death

A Pennsylvania jury has ordered three members of the Iron Order Motorcycle Club to pay $9.7 million in compensation to the estate of a woman who died during a fight outside Anna's Bar-B-Q Pit in Reading, the Legal Intelligencer reports. The restaurant settled claims of unlawful alcohol service prior to trial, agreeing to an undisclosed [...]

By |2018-07-18T09:55:32-04:00July 20th, 2018|Violent Crime|

Charlottesville Car Attacker Indicted On Federal Hate Crime Charges

James Alex Fields Jr., the white supremacist who rammed his car into a crowd of protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia last summer, killing Heather Heyer, has been indicted on federal hate crime charges, NPR reports. Hate Crime Charges For Charlottesville Car Attacker On Wednesday, June 27, 2018, a federal grand jury for the US District Court [...]

By |2018-06-28T09:36:52-04:00July 17th, 2018|Violent Crime|

Parkland Shooting Victim’s Father Files Wrongful Death Suit Against “Negligent” Sheriff’s Deputy

The father of an 18-year-old murdered in the Parkland, Florida school massacre is striking out against multiple parties who he says allowed Nikolas Cruz to enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with an AR-15 rifle, killing and maiming dozens of students and employees. Wrongful Death Suit Strikes Out At "Coward" Deputy On Monday, April 30, [...]

By |2018-05-18T17:34:25-04:00May 1st, 2018|Violent Crime|