New Orleans to use civilians as crime-scene ‘detectives’ amid slay spike

New Orleans is taking desperate measures to combat its soaring slay rate amid a severe police staffing shortage — including hiring civilians to send out to crime scenes to gather evidence. Civilians also will replace at least some cops currently on administrative duty so that the officers can head back to the mean streets of … Read more

Chilling note threatening violence against Debbie Collier and family revealed

Athens, Ga. — The boyfriend of murdered Georgia mom Debbie Collier’s daughter allegedly threatened violence against her entire family de ella last year in a chilling note — and she was arrested just last month for violating parole. “If you or your family ever come near me again I will hurt them,” former amateur MMA … Read more

Denver man found guilty in Isabella Thallas’ murder

A Denver man has been found guilty of murder for using an AK-47 to shoot and kill a 21-year-old woman after her dog defecated outside his apartment. Michael Close, 38, had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, but a jury on Thursday convicted him in the shooting after concluding that he knew what he … Read more

Texas carjacker guns down dad, leaves toddler to die in hot car

A ruthless carjacker shot dead a Texas father — then left his victim’s 2-year-old son to die in 94-degree temperatures in the stolen SUV, according to cops. Bolanle Fadairo, 38, was charged with two counts of murder for gunning down the dad Tuesday afternoon and then abandoning the toddler, who was found dead more than … Read more