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in 2015 Slaying
Sep 22, 2022 4:40 PM CDT
Judge Convicts in 2015 Slaying
Amanda Blackburn was shot to death in her Indianapolis home
: Almost seven years after Amanda Blackburn was shot to death in her home, and after two mistrials, Larry Jo Taylor Jr. has been convicted in the killing. In a four-day trial, an Indiana judge found Taylor guilty of burglary, theft, and other charges, while acquitting him on a robbery...
Kills 2 Breaking
Sep 11, 2022 12:30 PM CDT
17-Year-Old Grabs Shotgun, Kills 2 Breaking Into Home
Case will go to grand jury, Texas sheriff says
- A 17-year-old in a Houston suburb opened fire with a shotgun when three masked, armed men broke into a home, killing two of them. The third man fled the house and drove away, police said. A 12-year-old child, an adult woman, and another 17-year-old were in the Channelview home at...
Celebs Set Its
Sights on Mariah
Aug 30, 2022 10:00 AM CDT
Prosecutors: Gang Targeting Celebs Set Its Sights on Mariah
26 are now facing charges related to the 'Drug Rich' gang
- A violent street gang has been targeting the homes of the wealthy and famous in Atlanta, including pop star Mariah Carey, prosecutors said Monday. They announced a 220-count indictment alleging attempted murders, shootings, kidnappings, home invasions, armed robberies, and carjackings by 26 members of the "Drug Rich" gang, some...
So Bizarre No One
May 14, 2022 11:00 AM CDT
The Break-In, Kidnapping Was So Bizarre No One Believed Them
Katia Savchuk pens an incredible piece for 'Atavist Magazine'
- Katia Savchuk's incredible piece for the
is called "A Crime Beyond Belief," and that pretty much nails it. In nearly 20,000 words, she peels back the onion on a March 2015 home invasion and kidnapping in Vallejo, Calif., that was so bizarre police and...
After Homework Found
in Getaway Car
Apr 5, 2022 5:01 PM CDT
Teen Arrested After Homework Found in Getaway Car
High school student faces murder charge in home-invasion robbery
- An 18-year-old man arrested in a home-invasion robbery in which a Las Vegas woman was killed left his high school homework in the getaway car, police said. Math homework bearing Kamari Oliver's name was found in a backpack in the vehicle after the victim's boyfriend saw several robbers...
Cops: Home Invasion Suspect
Made One Big Mistake
in case you missed it
Mar 27, 2022 12:00 PM CDT
Cops: Home Invasion Suspect Made One Big Mistake
After zip-tying elderly couple, he left his DNA on a Gatorade bottle, police say
- A suspect in a terrifying home invasion robbery in New York City poured bleach in the victims' home to get rid of evidence, authorities say, but he was identified through DNA he left on a Gatorade bottle. Erik Shaw, 52, was arrested this week in connection with the Aug. 23,...
When Mom Didn't Send Wordle
Score, She Called the Cops
Feb 10, 2022 10:50 AM CST
When Mom Didn't Send Wordle Score, She Called the Cops
Denyse Holt rescued after 21 hours held captive in her Illinois home
- A 80-year-old Illinois woman woke at 1am Sunday to find a naked and bloodied man threatening her with a pair of scissors. It was the start of a 21-hour ordeal that thankfully ended after the woman's daughter—concerned that her mother hadn't forwarded her Wordle score for the...
$150K Reward Offered
in Lake Tahoe Killing
Feb 5, 2022 3:25 PM CST
$150K Reward Offered in Lake Tahoe Killing
Shooter hid in home for 4 hours, police say
- The daughter of a Lake Tahoe, Calif., man shot to death in a June home invasion is offering 150,000 reasons for someone to come forward about the crime, FOX 40 reports. A man shown on surveillance video sneaked into the home of Robert Spohr and Wendy Wood, hid until...
Oprah on Beverly Hills
Murder: 'World Is Upside Down'
Dec 2, 2021 1:05 PM CST
Oprah on Beverly Hills Murder: 'World Is Upside Down'
Jacqueline Avant's shooting death follows string of robberies targeting the rich and famous
- Oprah Winfrey is among the celebrities in shock at the killing of Jacqueline Avant , a philanthropist with ties to the rich and famous who called Beverly Hills home for half a decade. The 81-year-old wife of legendary music producer Clarence Avant and mother of former US ambassador to the Bahamas...
Official on Killing
of Music Exec's Wife:
Probably Not Random
Dec 2, 2021 5:40 AM CST
Official on Killing of Music Exec's Wife: Probably Not Random
Tyler Perry pledges 'every available resource' to find killer of Jackie Avant, wife of Clarence Avant
The home invasion that led to the killing of a well-known music executive's wife may have been a targeted one, at least according to the chief of the Beverly Hills police. "I don't think that it's a random attack, but I can't speculate on...
Killer's Appeal Rejected
in Triple Homicide
Apr 13, 2021 10:08 AM CDT
Killer's Appeal Rejected in Triple Homicide
Joshua Komisarjevsky and another man murdered a woman, daughters in Connecticut
- The Connecticut Supreme Court rejected the appeal of a man convicted of murder, sexual assault, and other crimes in the killings of a woman and her two daughters , ages 11 and 17, in a 2007 home invasion. Justices issued a 7-0 decision Monday upholding the convictions against Joshua Komisarjevsky, per...
12-Year-Old Shoots, Kills
Home Invader: Cops
Feb 14, 2021 2:15 PM CST
12-Year-Old Shoots, Kills Home Invader: Cops
Charges against the boy are not expected
- Police in North Carolina say that a 12-year-old boy shot and killed an intruder Saturday during a home invasion robbery, ABC reports. A 73-year-old resident of the apartment where the attempted robbery occurred was shot by one of the suspects, the Goldsboro Police Department said in a statement , and was...
Wealthy Alabama Man
Survives 'Horrid Life Experience'
Sep 18, 2020 10:29 AM CDT
Wealthy Alabama Man Survives 'Horrid Life Experience'
Elton B. Stephens Jr. was kidnapped and forced to pay a ransom, per court documents
- A wealthy retired businessman in Birmingham, Ala., was kidnapped before he was forced to wire $250,000 to his captors in a "horrid life experience," according to the man's attorney. Around 1am on Sept. 11, intruders entered the rented home of Elton B. Stephens Jr., whose family...
Cops: Man in His 70s Killed
Intruder Who Attacked Wife
May 27, 2020 2:12 PM CDT
Cops: Man in His 70s Killed Intruder Who Attacked Wife
Suspect smashed through front door of Florida home
- A Florida man in his 70s fatally shot an intruder who smashed through his front door and attacked his wife, police say. According to a Facebook post from the Bay County Sheriff's Office , the man was outside his Panama City home early Tuesday morning when he was approached by...
3 Suspects Killed During
Texas Home Invasion
Dec 24, 2019 7:47 AM CST
3 Suspects Killed During Texas Home Invasion
Cops say man opened fire after they entered home
- When deputies arrived at a mobile home in Channelview, Texas, on Monday morning, three men were dead outside—and their car was still running in the driveway. Police say a resident opened fire on the men with a shotgun during an attempted burglary or home invasion in the Houston suburb,...
Cops: Bank Teller Robs Man
Who Made Big Withdrawal
Nov 15, 2019 1:15 PM CST
Cops: Bank Teller Robs Man Who Made Big Withdrawal
19-year-old faces slew of charges in Maryland
- It's usually the bank teller that gets robbed. Not so in a case out of Maryland, where police say a teller who told them he was "tired of working two jobs" invaded the home of a customer who'd withdrawn several thousand dollars, reports the
8 Months Pregnant, Woman
Returns Home Invaders' Fire
Nov 4, 2019 7:45 PM CST
8 Months Pregnant, Woman Returns Home Invaders' Fire
One of the armed men was killed, the other fled
- Hearing a commotion one evening last week, a Florida woman who'd been in a back bedroom of the family house looked out to see what was going on. When she saw two men holding her 11-year-old daughter and pistol-whipping her husband, and one of them took a shot at...
Teen Dies in Struggle
to Protect Home, Sister
Oct 2, 2019 1:04 PM CDT
Teen Dies in Struggle to Protect Home, Sister
Florida's Khyler Edman to get a hero's sendoff
- Thousands of people have opened their wallets to ensure a funeral fit for a hero after a 15-year-old boy was killed in a struggle as he protected his little sister during a home invasion, according to police in Port Charlotte, Fla. Khyler Edman went toe to toe with the suspect,...
Cops: Florida Man Cut Off
Neighbor's Penis With Scissors
Jul 17, 2019 3:29 AM CDT
Cops: Florida Man Cut Off Neighbor's Penis With Scissors
Alex Bonilla allegedly caught neighbor having sex with his wife
- A Florida man is accused of exacting a gruesome revenge on a man he allegedly caught having sex with his wife. The Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office says a neighbor told police that Alex Bonilla, 49, broke into his home in Bell, west of Gainesville, on Sunday morning when his...
Intruder 'Have It'
With a Machete
in case you missed it
Jun 22, 2019 10:30 AM CDT
11-Year-Old Lets Intruder 'Have It' With a Machete
Police say Braydon Smith struck the suspect in the head with the weapon
- It's an incredible story that took an incredulous turn: An 11-year-old North Carolina boy went after a home intruder with a machete, wounding him in the head—but after being treated for his injury, the suspect escaped. ABC11 has the timeline, which began last week in Mebane. Braydon Smith...
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