Alyssa Barrett, 17, is charged with murdering her mother, DeCarol Deloney-Cain, 54, and stuffing her body in the trunk of her car in Gary, Indiana. Deloney-Cain’s body was discovered on July 7. Barrett’s boyfriend, Damarius Rashard Wren, 18, was the first suspect to be charged in the case.
A 5-time mixed martial arts champion took on three would-be thugs who attempted to rob his co-worker.
The incident happened at a Fuel Depot gas station in Houston, Texas. Mayura Dissanyake, who was working behind the cash register, noticed his co-worker being robbed as he returned from the bank. As the co-worker pulled into a parking spot, 2 thugs who apparently followed him from the bank jumped out of an SUV and attempted to steal his bank bag.
A woman was shot by carjackers who stole her Chevy Camaro sports car outside her gated Sandy Springs community on Wednesday night, Channel 2 Action News reports. Police recovered the stolen car on Roswell Road and impounded the vehicle.
Israr Shah said an armed gunman approached him and his wife, Monique Lassiter, outside of their apartment at the Lodge Apartments on Roswell Road.
“All of the sudden this guy came with a bandana on his face holding a gun,” Shah told Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik. “He asked us to get on the floor.”
A Virginia man was arrested after he left his 1-year-old twins alone in a car while he had sex with a woman in a nearby building.
Juan Munfort, 27, was charged with two counts of felony child endangerment and indecent exposure after police, responding to a complaint, discovered the twins in a parked car with the windows rolled down.
A transsexual sibling of National Basketball Association player Reggie Bullock was found murdered in Baltimore, Reuters reports.
Atlanta police have arrested the SUV driver who pursued and ran over a 50-year-old cyclist on June 9 in the Morningside area. Gregory Thomas Germani, who created the popular Atlanta Time Machine website, was found wedged under a silver SUV on Flagler Avenue after being run over by a red Dodge Nitro SUV that fled the scene. Germani spent weeks at Grady hospital in intensive care before being released to a rehab facility.
Joseph Alan Lewis, 19, was arrested late Wednesday and booked into the Fulton County jail. He will appear before a magistrate judge at 11 a.m. Thursday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
A Crime Stoppers reward fund raised nearly $18,000. Police say a tip called into Crime Stoppers led them to Lewis’ red Dodge Nitro.
Former reality TV cast member Apollo Nida was sentenced to 8 years in a federal prison today. Apollo was given leniency for snitching to the feds about his costars on Real Housewives of Atlanta.
Legal experts say Apollo will likely serve half the time.
Last month, a federal judge sentenced Nida’s female accomplice, Gayla St. Julien, to 5 years and 1 month in a federal prison.