Convenience store employee killed by armed robber at work

CHICAGO, IL – A man has been charged with a murder case linked to the fatal shooting of a South Side convenience store employee in January. Jimmy Smith, 45, is accused of shooting Shadi Mohammad Suleimen Almomani, 43. The gunfire broke out as Almomani was exiting from work, according to Chicago police. The incident occurred in the alley of the 300 block of East 79th Street, just outside the Half Moon Grocery, around 10:15 pm …

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Mom pleads guilty to murder after leaving her toddler at home during her 10-day vacation

CLEVELAND, OH – A 32-year-old woman from Ohio, Kristel Candelario, admitted to the charges of aggravated murder on Thursday in a case involving the death of her toddler. The child was left alone without supervision for a span of ten days as the mother went on a vacation last summer. Online court records from Cuyahoga County indicate that Candelario entered guilty pleas for a count of aggravated murder and a count of endangering children. However, …

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Mom of 4 shot dead at home by two gunmen

BREMERTON, WA – Authorities in Kitsap County are calling for public assistance to solve a year-old murder case where two gunmen fatally shot a mother of four in her Bremerton residence. Around 1:20 a.m. on February 24, 2023, at a residence near Crosspoint Academy on Chico Way, Charles and Carolynn Williams enjoyed a quiet evening while their children slept peacefully. The couple were watching TV when the calm was shattered by gunfire. As the first …

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Man found guilty for brutal murders of two Alaskan women

ANCHORAGE, AK – On Sept. 4, 2019, and in August 2018, two Native Alaskan women, 30-year-old Kathleen Jo Henry and 52-year-old Veronica Abouchuk, died under brutal circumstances. The jury recently declared Brian Steven Smith guilty of their murders. On 14 criminal counts, including first- and second-degree murder, tampering with evidence, and sexual assault in connection to the two reported deaths, Smith was found guilty. Additional charges include identifying the aggravated factor of substantial physical torture …

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Three-year-old boy dies after accidentally shooting himself with mom’s gun

CHARLOTTE, NC – A devastating event in Charlotte, North Carolina, resulted in a three-year-old boy accidentally shooting himself with an unattended firearm. He died shortly after from a gunshot wound to the head. According to accounts made by investigating law enforcement, the toddler shot himself with his mother’s unsecured gun. Police have determined that the incident likely happened around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Immediately following the accident, the toddler was transported to the hospital with …

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Driver dies after crashing U-Haul into river

HAMMOND, IN – A dramatic chase involving a stolen U-Haul truck concluded tragically when the vehicle plunged into the Little Calumet River. The driver perished when he attempted, but failed, to swim away from the sunken truck. At about 4:10 a.m. on Wednesday, Hammond Police Department were alerted by their license plate reader system to the presence of a stolen U-Haul truck in the city. Officers immediately responded to the reported location- 136th Street and …

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Teen dies after school bathroom brawl

OWASSO, OK – In a brutal incident at a school in a suburb of Tulsa, Oklahoma, a 16-year-old student died earlier this month following a severe beating in a school bathroom. The victim, identified as Dagny Benedict, was a sophomore at Owasso High School. On February 7, a fight took place at the school where three older female students allegedly assaulted Benedict and another student. According to the teen’s mother, Sue Benedict, both victims were …

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Cousins, ages 10 and 12, beat toddler to death

BATON ROUGE, LA – Tragedy has struck in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where two young cousins, aged 10 and 12, have been held responsible for the death of a 3-year-old girl named Blessing Buckles. The incident happened while their mothers, Terica Scott and Dineshia Yates, were out at a casino, leaving eight children alone. Both mothers, each aged 26, have been charged in connection with the tragic incident. The 10-year-old boy, son of Scott, and the …

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Children’s remains found in suitcase and storage unit, parents arrested

PUEBLO, CO – Police in Pueblo, Colorado, report the arrest of a man and his girlfriend following the gruesome discoveries of the remains of his young daughter encased in concrete and his son found inside a suitcase. The children had been reported missing in 2018. Jesus Dominguez, 35, and his girlfriend, Corena Rose Minjarez, 36, were taken into custody in connection with the deaths of the two children. Authorities reported that a significant development in …

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Visitor killed by lion after jumping into zoo enclosure

TIRUPATI, INDIA – In a horrifying incident at the S.V. Zoological Park in Tirupati, India, a visitor was mauled to death by an Asiatic Lion. The incident occurred around 2:15 p.m. local time on Thursday and involved the victim knowingly entering the lion’s enclosure. As stated in the zoo’s news release, the man, identified as Prahalad Gurjar from Rajasthan’s Alwar district, breached the barrier despite being cautioned by a zookeeper and “intentionally” jumped into the …

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