US crime

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‘A whole village destroyed with one shot’: how PnB Rock’s murder shook hip-hop
The emcee was fatally shot in Los Angeles, joining a list of rappers murdered in the City of Angels

Andrew Lawrence

23, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Woman says Eliza Fletcher murder suspect raped her but wasn’t properly investigated
Murder of Tennessee teacher could have been avoided had police properly investigated rape accusation, lawsuit says

Adam Gabbatt

22, Sep, 2022 @3:09 PM

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True crime makes us believe we are certain about people like Adnan Syed. We should be ashamed | Amelia Tait
His release from prison has not proved his innocence or guilt – but it has highlighted how we are all guilty of pretending we know more than we do, says writer Amelia Tait

Amelia Tait

22, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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California woman who admitted to faking her kidnapping sentenced to 18 months in prison
Sherri Papini’s case gained national attention when she went missing for weeks but was found staying with an ex-boyfriend

Dani Anguiano and agencies

19, Sep, 2022 @6:24 PM

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‘Dagger at the heart of free press’: the killing of a Las Vegas journalist
Jeff German was stabbed to death outside his home by a local official he had been investigating

Andrew Gumbel

17, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Two women allegedly lured a driver to death. They may be part of a fringe sect
The off-grid bandits accused of killing Adam Simjee appear to be followers of Rashad Jamal, a controversial guru

J Oliver Conroy

11, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Memphis shooting: man arrested after ‘senseless murder rampage’
Suspect Ezekiel Kelly held after four killed and three injured in multiple shooting

Abené Clayton, Nina Lakhani and agencies

08, Sep, 2022 @1:22 PM

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Eliza Fletcher: Tennessee police confirm body found is that of abducted teacher
Prominent Memphis businessman’s granddaughter was forced into a car and kidnapped during an early morning jog on Friday

Maya Yang and agencies

06, Sep, 2022 @4:36 PM

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When rap lyrics are used against you in court: ‘They silenced me for 21 years’
Rappers have long had their music used as evidence against them in criminal trials. California could soon limit the practice

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

03, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Sullivan Walter freed after 36 years for New Orleans rape he didn’t commit
‘I just want to live an honest, free life,’ says Walter, who was just 17 when he was locked up based on disputed identification evidence

Edwin Rios in New York and agencies

26, Aug, 2022 @3:11 PM

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Porch piracy: are we overreacting to package thefts from doorsteps?
As we rely more and more on home delivery of purchases 13 states have passed or introduced laws to make the crime a felony

Lam Thuy Vo

25, Aug, 2022 @10:00 AM

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California man found guilty of two 1980s murders thanks to new DNA technology
In 2006 detectives discovered DNA evidence, but it was 12 more years before they could identify suspect using genealogy websites

Richard Luscombe

19, Aug, 2022 @2:49 PM

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