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Man found guilty of killing visiting Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang

Man found guilty of killing visiting Chinese scholar Yingying Zhang

Macon County Sheriffs Office(CHICAGO) — Six days before the two-year anniversary of his arrest — as well as his 30th birthday — Brendt Christensen, a former teaching assistant at the University of Illinois, was found guilty of one count of kidnapping resulting in death and two counts of providing false statements to the FBI in…Read more »

Police release video of Jussie Smollett with noose around his neck

Police release video of Jussie Smollett with noose around his neck

Chicago Police Department(CHICAGO) — Portions of police video obtained in connection to the Jussie Smollett case have been released, giving a never-before-seen-look into the controversial case.Some 69 hours of police video were released Monday, with two videos showing the moment when police first arrived at the actor’s residence after receiving a 911 call that alleged…Read more »

Driver who plowed into motorcyclists in New Hampshire charged in all 7 deaths

Driver who plowed into motorcyclists in New Hampshire charged in all 7 deaths

Chalabala/iStock(NEW YORK) — The driver of a pickup truck that plowed into a group of motorcyclists in New Hampshire has been charged with seven counts of murder.Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was arrested near his home in West Springfield, Massachusetts, Monday morning, Jane Young, deputy attorney general for New Hampshire, said in a press release.Zhukovskyy was taken…Read more »

Missing woman may have disappeared ‘Gone Girl’ style, says husband’s attorney

Missing woman may have disappeared ‘Gone Girl’ style, says husband’s attorney

New Canaan Police Department(NEW YORK) — Connecticut mom of five Jennifer Dulos, who vanished last month amid a custody battle with her estranged husband, may have disappeared intentionally in a “‘Gone Girl’-type case,” her husband’s attorney alleges.But Dulos’ decades-old friend has shut down that theory. Dulos was last seen on May 24, police said. Investigators…Read more »

11 killed as sky diving plane crashes in Hawaii

11 killed as sky diving plane crashes in Hawaii

iStock(OAHU, Hawaii) — Eleven people were killed when a sky diving plane crashed on the island of Oahu Friday, making it the worst U.S. civil plane accident since 2011. The twin-engine King Air plane crashed Friday about 6:30 p.m. local time and killed everyone on board, according to the Hawaii Department of Transportation. Initial reports…Read more »