WATCH: Family of Irvo Otieno, Att. Ben Crump speaks out following grand jury hearing
Attorney Ben Crump, co-counsel Mark Krudys, and the family of Irvo Otieno will speak out following the public release of the video of Irvo’s death and in anticipation of the results of the case being presented before a grand jury.
Seven deputies, three hospital employees indicted in Virginia man’s death
A large group of sheriff's deputies and employees of a Virginia mental hospital pinned patient Irvo Otieno to the ground until he was motionless and limp, then began unsuccessful resuscitation efforts, newly obtained surveillance video shows.
VSP: Roanoke trio charged after more than $1M in drugs, 20 guns seized during investigation
Three people from Roanoke have been arrested after the Star City Drug and Violent Crime Task Force seized drugs, firearms, and cash as a result of a long-term, multi-county-wide investigation, according to Virginia State Police.
Former UCLA instructor arrested in Colorado after allegedly making threats to the school
Matthew Harris, a former UCLA instructor, has been arrested in Boulder, Colorado. The arrest comes one day after he allegedly sent an 800-page manifesto with thousands of references to violence to the UCLA Police Department, Boulder police said. Watch more from the police briefing here.news.yahoo.com
New Yahoo News/YouGov poll: Biden's approval rating falls, as both Republicans and Democrats grow more concerned about crime
Rising worries about crime among both Democrats and Republicans are starting to create a drag on President Biden’s approval rating, according to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll — and could signal larger challenges for the president’s party ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.news.yahoo.com
India's virus surge damages Modi's image of competence
Despite clear signs India was being swamped by another surge of coronavirus infections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government refused to cancel a major Hindu festival and held election rallies with thousands of unmasked supporterswashingtonpost.com
Tennessee man charged in 1992 Gary double slaying of mom, 4-year-old girl: FBI
“This was a horrific crime that shocked our local community in 1992,” Hobart Police Detective Lt. Nicholas Wardrip said in a statement. “Lofton was born in East Chicago, but moved to Tennessee at an early age. Lofton was interviewed by investigators in September 2020; however, he denied knowing either victim or even being in Indiana at the time of the murders. Investigators utilized DNA technology and interviewed witnesses to bring the case together against Lofton.”chicagotribune.com
Crime rises in Los Angeles for first time in over a decade
Violent crime went up 20 percent and property crime went up 10 in the second largest city in America this year. It was the first time in 12 years that Los Angeles saw a rise in all categories of crime. Ben Tracy is in the City of Angels with more.cbsnews.com