Two years after the body of Kaysera Stops Pretty Places was found in Hardin, Montana, less than a mile from the Crow Reservation where she grew up, relatives of the 18-year-old continue to pursue justice for Kaysera, whom they believe was murdered, NBC News reports.
In an interview with the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said that as a former prosecutor, she had “total confidence” in police superintendent David Brown’s ability to the city’s surge in murders—a position that puts her at odds with some community leaders.
Atlanta DA Fani Willis has filed court papers declaring her intention to seek the death penalty for Robert Aaron Long, the suspect accused of murdering four people at two Asian-run day spas there, and designating the case as a hate crime based on race or gender.
Possibly driven by pandemic-induced shortages and unemployment, the number of bike thefts reported in Denver rose 62 percent between 2017 and 2020, from 1,420 to 2,304, according to the Denver Police Department.
The Atlanta City Council has approved new legislation that would begin the process of installing cameras inside city parks to curb the recent spread of crime after a woman was found stavbbed to death last month.
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer wants U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the FBI to team up with officials from the Department of Health and Human Services in a campaign to make it clear that forging these cards could land people in federal prison.
The pandemic has seen a surge in this type of theft, with fraudsters filing fake claims for unemployment insurance benefits in high volumes, obtaining payments from multiple states and receiving hundreds of thousands of illegal dollars, according to a Pro Publica investigation.