British man sentenced to 45 years in prison over murder plot with Northwestern professor

British man sentenced to 45 years in prison over murder plot with Northwestern professor

A British man who admitted to helping a former Northwestern professor fatally stab the professor’s boyfriend was sentenced Wednesday to 45 years in prison under a plea bargain. Andrew Warren, 61, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder after agreeing to testify against co-defendant Wyndham Lathem as part of his 2019 deal, the Chicago Tribune reported. Cook … Read more

Met Police scandals under Cressida Dick's watch – Partygate to Sarah Everard murder

Met Police scandals under Cressida Dick's watch - Partygate to Sarah Everard murder

Dame Cressida Dick has resigned as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, after saying London Mayor Sadiq Khan “no longer has sufficient confidence in my leadership to continue”. It has been agreed that she will continue to serve for a short period to enable an orderly handover. Earlier today, when asked by the BBC if she … Read more

Mexico arrests alleged perpetrators in journalist's murder

Mexico arrests alleged perpetrators in journalist's murder

MEXICO CITY — Mexico has arrested the alleged perpetrators of the murder of journalist Lourdes Maldonado, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Wednesday, following the killing of four media workers this year. “We are working, they are not forgotten,” Lopez Obrador in a news conference, during which his team presented photographs and maps showing the … Read more

Levi Bellfield 'confession' could spark fresh murder investigation

Levi Bellfield 'confession' could spark fresh murder investigation

The barrister representing a man who claims he was wrongly convicted of two murders is calling for Scotland Yard to investigate after Milly Dowler murderer Levi Bellfield allegedly confessed to the killings. Levi Bellfield has allegedly owned up to the murders of Lin and Megan Russell, a confession which could prove the innocence of Michael … Read more

Waffle House shooter Travis Reinking found guilty on four counts of murder

Waffle House shooter Travis Reinking found guilty on four counts of murder

A jury found the man who shot four people to death in a Waffle House in Tennessee in 2018 guilty of four first-degree murders. Travis Reinking, 33, had pleaded not guilty to insanity after saying God told him to kill. Reinking did not respond when the verdict was read Friday, except to look at his … Read more

Tributes paid to 'beautiful' woman, 36, at centre of murder and rape investigation

Tributes paid to 'beautiful' woman, 36, at centre of murder and rape investigation

Tributes have been paid to a “beautiful” young woman who tragically died in hospital as police confirmed they are now carrying out a murder and rape investigation. Charrissa Brown was rushed to hospital from a property on Gorse Bank, Bury on Wednesday night. Three men have been arrested at properties on Gorse Bank and Rutland … Read more

Alabama man Matthew Reeves executed for 1996 murder following Supreme Court ruling

Alabama man Matthew Reeves executed for 1996 murder following Supreme Court ruling

Alabama on Thursday executed an inmate convicted of murdering a driver that gave him a ride in 1996. The Supreme Court sided with the state and rejected claims that his intellectual disability misled him to accept death by means of lethal injection rather than a new, alternative method recently legalized by the state. The execution … Read more