Man charged with killing wife, couple found in apartment

A man has been charged with three murders believed to have been committed within a 24-hour period – the killing of the defendant’s wife and the deaths of a couple found slain in their northeast Philadelphia apartment, police said. Captain Jason Smith said authorities had been seeking 36-year-old Donald Tillman in the death of his … Read more

Teacher snatches off student’s wig, strikes another teen in head amid brawl at McDonald’s, cops say

A Florida middle school teacher was arrested on Saturday after a verbal altercation involving her child reportedly escalated to the point she assaulted two juveniles. Bartow Middle School teacher Liquindella Clark was charged with felony child abuse without great bodily harm for an incident that unfolded after Friday’s basketball game at Bartow High School. Two … Read more

Elementary school teacher sexually assaults 10-year-old student, showing her pornography

A former elementary school teacher in New Jersey was arrested on Sunday amid allegations he sexually assaulted a 10-year-old student and showed her pornography. The Monmouth County prosecutor said in a statement that Gustavo Barrientos, 53, was working as an elementary school teacher when he assaulted the victim on multiple instances. Authorities have not disclosed … Read more

Injured, bleeding 12-year-old girl runs for help, survives family massacre as three others in the home are killed

Three family members are dead in what investigators believe was a murder-suicide, possibly intended to kill more victims. As AZFamily.com reports, police found three bodies in a grisly scene at a home in Mesa, Arizona, Monday evening. Police were reportedly called to the home after a 12-year-old girl with a gunshot wound to her wrist ran to … Read more

Teen boy vanishes while running errands, cellphone found at McDonald’s

Authorities are looking for a 16-year-old boy in North Carolina who reportedly disappeared on Tuesday night. The News & Observer reported that Nicholas Woodrum left his Rougemont home, but he did not return, prompting his parents to call police after several hours of searching. In a statement, Orange County Sheriff’s Office said they worked with Durham police … Read more

AMBER Alert now issued for teen girl being held against her will and drugged

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation issued an AMBER Alert on Wednesday for a teen girl who disappeared over a year ago from her mother’s home. As CrimeOnline previously reported, Daphne Westbrook, 17, of Chattanooga, disappeared in October 2019, along with her two dogs, Fern and Strawberry. According to police, Daphne’s father, John Oliver Westbrook, is accused of kidnapping … Read more

10-year-old boy bludgeoned to death by stepfather was victim of ‘fatal child abuse syndrome

On Monday, authorities in New York announced that a 10-year-old boy found dead over the weekend was a victim of “fatal child abuse syndrome.” As CrimeOnline previously reported, authorities arrested Ryan Cato, 34, on Sunday and charged him with murder and child endangerment. His stepson, Ayden Wolfe, was found unresponsive in a Harlem apartment on … Read more