Jury selection nears end in trial over Ahmaud Arbery’s death

Prosecutors and defense attorneys have begun the final step needed to seat a jury for the murder trial of three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press November 3, 2021, 4:40 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BRUNSWICK, Ga. — Attorneys began the … Read more

Jacksonville postal worker pleads guilty to stealing mail

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – An undercover operation by the United States Postal Service (USPS) led to the arrest of a mail carrier. James Sweat, 60, pleaded guilty to stealing mail while employed by the USPS. According to court documents, Sweat worked as a Rural Carrier Associate at the Baldwin Station in Jacksonville. On May 12, 2021, … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse Claims Self-Defense After Shooting 3 Jurors

KENOSHA, WI—Arguing that he had no choice but to take the law into his own hands, Kyle Rittenhouse reportedly claimed self-defense Wednesday after shooting three jurors in his trial for multiple counts of first-degree homicide. “Finding himself outnumbered by a mob of 20 jurors, Mr. Rittenhouse was forced to make the split-second decision to save … Read more

All we know after missing Cleo Smith, 4, found – and five unanswered questions

Cleo Smith, who went missing from a campsite in Australia, was returned to her parents after being rescued by police from a locked house, authorities said on Wednesday Video Loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now Cleo Smith: Missing four-year-old is found by WA Police A four-year-old girl who went missing from … Read more

Legal challenge to THC limits in Canada’s driving laws holds up Brampton fatal-crash conviction

A Brampton judge has ruled that a man who admitted to causing the 2020 crash that killed a schoolteacher and her three young children had more than the legal limit of THC in his blood on the day of the tragedy — but the judge is not satisfied that the drugs substantively impaired his driving. … Read more

UPDATE: Brutal Fairfield Slaying of Leilani Beauchamp Called ‘Love Triangle’ Gone Wrong

FAIRFIELD (CBS 13) — New details emerged Tuesday regarding the brutal murder over the weekend of a 19-year-old woman in Fairfield after she left a Sacramento Halloween party. Three people, including a Travis Air Force Base airman, have been charged in the fatal shooting of Carmel resident Leilani Beauchamp. READ MORE: San Francisco DA Charges Police … Read more

16 Registered Sexual Offenders And Predators During Halloween Initiative Were Arrested

POLK COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)–The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit, along with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, conducted a Halloween sexual offender/predator compliance initiative during the month of October, 2021. The operation was aimed at ensuring compliance with Florida’s registration laws for convicted sex offenders and sex predators (FSS 775.21 & … Read more

Crime Rate Drops As LAPD Steps Up Melrose Patrols With Funding From Councilman Paul Koretz

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – It’s an area known for its vibrant eclectic flair: as Melrose Avenue offers food, shopping, and a true feel of Los Angeles. But this summer it got a reputation for crime. “You have the guys outside the Shoe Palace who was shot,” said Jimmy Jabahan of Heat Exchange Melrose. “Zero was … Read more

Former Polk County Deputy Arrested For Off-Duty DUI

Josiah Perry POLK COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)–A deputy with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office was arrested for driving while impaired Saturday evening, October 30, 2021, and is no longer employed by the agency—he resigned after he was arrested. 26-year old Josiah Perry was charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Alcohol/Drugs (M2) and … Read more

Man Illegally In The U.S. Arrested For Attempted First Degree Murder

Nelson Carpio Garcia POLK COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)–22-year-old Nelson Carpio Garcia, who is in the country illegally, was arrested by PCSO deputies on Saturday, October 30, 2021, and charged with attempted first degree murder after Garcia slashed a coworker with a box cutter then fled on foot in unincorporated Davenport. Garcia and two … Read more