LA DA George Gascon challenged by Jonathan Hatami, prosecutor of child killers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Jonathan Hatami, the Los Angeles deputy district attorney known for convicting child murder in high-profile cases including those of Gabriel Fernandez and Anthony Avalos, said Wednesday that his boss announced a campaign challenge against George Gascon. Gascon, a controversial progressive Democrat who has been accused of a soft-on-crime policy that protects […]

I’m a criminologist — serial killers lurk in this ‘dangerous place’

British criminologist and true crime author reveals the ideal hunting ground for a serial killer. Christopher Berry-Dee, who has faced notorious killers, says the Internet has become a powerful tool for criminals to identify victims. “many men [are] Like serial killer John Edward Robinson, he is the first killer to use the Internet for serial […]

Garcia, Cotton Push to Enshrine Maximum Punishment for Cop Killers into Law

Rep. Mike Garcia (R-California) introduced a bill into the House on Thursday that would make federal law clear that killing a law enforcement officer is a crime punishable by life imprisonment or the death penalty. the bill is addition Specifically, those who commit murder against federal, state, or local law enforcement officers face the maximum […]

Ahmaud Arbery’s killers appeal federal hate crime convictions

Three white men jailed for murdering black jogger Ahmaud Arbery are appealing federal hate crime convictions. “Any crime committed against an African-American by a man who has used racist language in the past is not a hate crime,” outlines the appeal written on behalf of William “Lody” Bryan. has read. Bryan, now 53, joined father-son […]

Ahmaud Arbery’s killers deny racist motives in federal appeals

The three white men convicted in the 2020 murder of Ahmad Arbery have appealed to overturn federal hate crimes, claiming there was no racial motive behind the killing. “Any crime committed against an African-American by a man who has used racist language in the past is not a hate crime,” attorney Pete Theodosion wrote on […]

No verdict in ISIS-linked NYC bike path killer’s death penalty trial

A jury deliberated Thursday without reaching a decision on the death penalty for a man convicted of killing eight people on a Manhattan bike path in 2017. The committee had to resume talks at noon to decide Saiflo Saipov’s fate. Shortly before noon, a jury began to make a new decision on whether the 35-year-old […]

Serial killer’s child-rapist cellmate found dead in a California prison

A convicted serial killer is suspected of murdering a pedophile cellmate less than a month after arriving in prison, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Juan Villanueva, 53, who was serving a life sentence with the possibility of parole for aggravated sexual assault of a child under the age of 14, said […]