Crime Timeline

Former MLB Pitcher Ted Lilly Charged With Insurance Fraud

ex-MLB pitcher Ted Lilly charged with insurance fraud

Ted Lilly, a retired Major League Baseball pitcher, has been charged with felony insurance fraud in California. Lilly, a California native, earned an estimated $80 million to $100 million in base salary while pitching in the big leagues. He made his MLB debut with the Montreal Expos (now the Washington Nationals) in 1999, and also… Read more »

Phishing Leads IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’ List of Tax Scams For 2015

Thousands of taxpayers are scammed each year during filing season

It is tax season, and the opportunity to profit from thousands of dollars in refund money brings out tax scammers in droves. To protect taxpayers, the IRS has released its ‘Dirty Dozen’ tax scams for the 2015 filing season — and phishing continues to be one of the biggest offenders. According to Bankrate, the list… Read more »

Texas Man Mistakes Son For Burglar, Shoots Him In The Eye

Father shoots son in Texas

A Texas man could face charges after he shot his own son in the eye. The man, whose name has not been revealed yet, is a resident of Shamrock in Southeast Houston. According to KHOU-TV, the incident reportedly happened on the morning of January 25 at around 5:30 in the morning. Initial reports say that… Read more »

Elderly Georgia Couple Still Missing, Police Identify Suspect

Bud and June Runion

An elderly Georgia couple is still missing. However, authorities have identified a suspect in connection with their disappearance. Bud Runion, 69, and June Runion, 66, were last seen on January 22. On Sunday, Authorities in Telfair County identified Ronnie “Jay” Adrian Towns as their primary suspect. Last week, Bud and June drove to McRae, Georgia,… Read more »

Tim Wendelboe Coffee Shop Burglarized – Guess What Thieves Stole?

Thieves Steal Only Coffee From Coffee Shop

Thieves recently broke into world-renowned Tim Wendelboe Coffee Shop in Oslo, Norway. Leaving aside much of the valuable and easily tradable items, they only took what the shop is famous for – coffee. The internationally acclaimed cafe and roastery, owned and operated by World Barista Champion Tim Wendelboe, was the victim of a late-night looting… Read more »

Vanderbilt Rape Case: Defense Blames Campus Culture, Peer Pressure

Vanderbilt University

An attorney in the Vanderbilt University rape case is blaming campus culture and peer pressure for influencing his client’s behavior. On Friday, attorney Worrick Robinson asked an expert witness to explain whether college life has an impact on students’ behavior and judgement. Although prosecutors objected to the line of questioning, Robinson made his point painfully… Read more »

Omaha Shooting: Five Injured And Three Killed During House Party

Nebraska Shooting

An Omaha shooting left five people injured and three dead. Authorities said the incident occurred during a house party early Saturday morning. Although they have not identified any suspects, officials believe the shooting was gang-related. According to reports, up to 50 people were gathered in and around a vacant house. At approximately 2:00 a.m., “multiple… Read more »