US crime

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The Red Berets ride to the rescue of New York subway commuters, 1979
Help was at hand for ‘the worst routes, the least well-lit stations and the poorest, most violent neighbourhoods’. By Emma Beddington

Emma Beddington

28, May, 2023 @5:01 AM

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Man charged over Jordan Neely killing says ‘I’m not a white supremacist’
Daniel Penny, 24, charged with manslaughter over subway death, tells New York Post ‘I’m a normal guy’ and denies being a vigilante

Ed Pilkington in New York

22, May, 2023 @1:10 PM

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Jeffrey Epstein allegedly tried to extort Bill Gates over extramarital affair
Convicted sexual offender reportedly threatened to expose Gates’s relationship with Russian bridge player Mila Antonova

Maya Yang

21, May, 2023 @8:08 PM

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Family of Manhattan woman stabbed to death in 2022 suing NYPD for inaction
Neighbors of Christina Yuna Lee called police as she was attacked, but officers waited 80 minutes before entering apartment

Samira Asma-Sadeque

21, May, 2023 @7:41 PM

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Three people killed and two wounded at Kansas City nightclub shooting
The latest incident marks the third mass shooting over the weekend, bringing the US total for the year so far to 230

Samira Asma-Sadeque

21, May, 2023 @3:19 PM

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Killers of the Flower Moon review – Scorsese’s remarkable epic about the bloody birth of America
Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Lily Gladstone star in this macabre western about serial murders among the Osage tribe in 1920s Oklahoma, which reflects the erasure of Native Americans from the US

Peter Bradshaw

20, May, 2023 @7:45 PM

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Groom remembers US bride killed in wedding night crash as ‘amazing human’
Aric Hutchinson says Samantha Miller ‘wanted the night to never end’ before she was killed by an alleged drunk driver

Nina Lakhani

19, May, 2023 @1:47 PM

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How Republicans are embracing the accused subway killer Daniel Penny
White former marine accused of killing Black street performer has raised more than $2m for his legal defense fund

Victoria Bekiempis

19, May, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Man accused of stabbing Cash App founder Bob Lee pleads not guilty
The San Francisco district attorney has alleged Nima Momeni planned to kill Lee and left him to ‘slowly die’

Abené Clayton

18, May, 2023 @6:11 PM

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US child killings have risen rapidly – why are more states pushing for joint custody laws?
Report shows fathers are responsible for 70% of child killings when parents split up, but new laws mandate joint custody

Stephen Starr

18, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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‘America is broken’: FBI criticized for mass-shooting survival video
The 2020 video, which depicts a bar shooting, instructs people to flee, hide and fight in order not to be killed in an attack

Erum Salam

15, May, 2023 @6:54 PM

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‘He didn’t completely break us’: Buffalo grieves mass shooting one year on
Mourners gathered to remember the 10 people killed by a white supremacist last year at the Tops Friendly market

Adria Walker in Buffalo, New York

14, May, 2023 @9:48 PM

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