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Cesar Sayoc pleads guilty to mailing bombs targeting prominent Democrats

Broward County Sheriff’s Office via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Cesar Sayoc, the man behind a campaign of letter bombs targeting prominent Democrats, including former President Barack Obama, pleaded guilty to 65 counts in Manhattan federal court on Thursday.Federal prosecutors more than doubled the number of charges immediately prior to the plea hearing.Sayoc, of Aventura, Florida,…read more »

Father and daughter who allegedly blamed panhandlers for his wife’s killing extradited back to Baltimore to face murder charges

Baltimore Police Dept.(BALTIMORE) — A father and daughter who authorities say fabricated a story of a panhandler stabbing his wife to death were extradited to Baltimore early Thursday to face murder charges as newly released documents show the husband allegedly asked his brother to help kill the victim.Keith and Valeria Smith were brought back to…read more »

Father, daughter to face murder charges in killing initially blamed on panhandlers

Baltimore Police Dept.(BALTIMORE) — A father and daughter who allegedly fabricated a story of a panhandler stabbing his wife to death when she gave them money were extradited to Baltimore early Thursday to face murder charges. Keith and Valeria Smith were brought back to Maryland by the Baltimore Police Department’s Warrant Apprehension Task Force after…read more »

Three killed when car crashes into New Orleans beauty salon, authorities say

New Orleans Fire Department(NEW ORLEANS) — At least three people were killed in New Orleans on Wednesday night when a vehicle crashed into a beauty salon, engulfing the car and building in flames, authorities said.The crash occurred a short time after police began pursuing a vehicle that matched the description of one reported stolen. The…read more »