A man and woman from Florida were arrested for sex trafficking a 16-year-old girl across two counties in the Sunshine State. Dourian Emmanuel Butler, 28, of Pinellas County, and Candy Lee Holmes, 38, of Citrus County, were each charged with human trafficking and other offenses. FDLE said Holmes left the girl in hotels and at her home, where Butler engaged in sexual activity with the victim.
A Texas bartender has been charged with over-serving a man who killed an off-duty police officer after driving while intoxicated. Cala Richardson, 26, is charged with sale to certain persons, a misdemeanor.
A Virginia man was charged after allegedly touching children inappropriately at a pool in Loudoun County on two separate occasions. Michael D. Taylor, 62, was charged with a total of four counts of assault.
Two abducted children who had been missing from Missouri for nearly a year were found in a central Florida grocery store with their non-custodial mother. Kristi Gilley was arrested on an out-of-state fugitive warrant.
Detectives made a gruesome discovery after finding the dismembered body of a man who went missing at the end of 2022, in a barrel filled with concrete. The body was that of Michael Bradley Cox missing since Dec. 24.
Texas prosecutors announced that Magen Fieramusca pled guilty to the 2019 murder of Heidi Broussard, who was found strangled a week after she and her 3-week-old daughter Margot disappeared.
A judge has delayed next week’s scheduled execution of a man convicted of killing three teenagers while they slept in a Texas Panhandle home more than 25 years ago. John Balentine, 54, had been scheduled Feb. 8.
Police say they have arrested the mother of a 2-year-old boy whose remains were found buried in Cummings Park last month, charging Iris Rivera-Santos, 29, with abuse and hindering prosecution.
A 39-year-old Long Beach CA man was charged with murder in the killing of doctor who officials say was struck by a vehicle then stabbed while on his bike. Vanroy Evan Smith killed Dr. Michael John Mammone, 58.