Louisiana prison guard fired, later charged with battery

Louisiana prison guard fired, later charged with battery BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – A high-ranking guard at Louisiana’s maximum-security prison has been fired and faces charges for allegedly using excessive force against an inmate. The Louisiana Department of Corrections, in a news release Wednesday, said...

Man charged with murdering grandmother of 11

Man charged with murdering grandmother of 11 Kimberly Underwood | Provided Cook County prosecutors said six others who participated in the shooting of 53-year-old Kimberly Underwood at the Altgeld Gardens are still be sought. A college student accused of participating in a gang-related shooting that...

Milwaukee officer charged with homicide in off-duty fight

Milwaukee officer charged with homicide in off-duty fight MILWAUKEE (AP) – Prosecutors charged a Milwaukee police officer Wednesday with first-degree reckless homicide, accusing him of fatally choking a man during a fight at the off-duty officer’s home. Michael Mattioli, 32, was charged Wednesday, more than...

Pair charged in St. Charles home invasion

Pair charged in St. Charles home invasion Two men have been charged in connection with an April 24, 2020, home invasion on 15th Street in St. Charles. | St. Charles police Facebook photo Before the break-in, the victim reported receiving phone calls from Deonte Wilkins...

Woman charged with setting fire over missing towel

Woman charged with setting fire over missing towel HAWTHORNE, Fla. (AP) – A Florida woman set fire to a converted woodshed that another woman was living in following an argument over a missing towel, authorities said. Robin Hamilton, 57, was arrested shortly after Saturday’s fire...