Law of Northern Ireland
Northern Irish law or Northern Ireland law refers to the legal system of statute and common law operating in Northern Ireland since the partition of Ireland established Northern Ireland as a separate ...
Boston doctors killed: Suspect worked as concierge at condo complex
The man accused of murdering two engaged doctors in a Boston penthouse condominium on Friday worked as a concierge in the couple's building, officials confirmed.
Police release recording from slain Indiana teen's phone
Police have released an audio file recovered from a slain Indiana teenager’s phone that they believe is the voice of the killer.
Suspect charged with murder in Quebec mosque terror attack
The lone suspect accused of opening fire at a Quebec City mosque was charged with six counts of first-degree murder on Monday evening, one day after the massacre that killed six men.
Brazil police detain wife of murdered Greek ambassador Amiridis
Police in Rio de Janeiro have detained the Greek ambassador's wife and two other people on suspicion of involvement in his murder. The envoy, Kyriakos Amirid...
Tennessee woman catches burglars having sex on her couch after ransacking her house
Jamie Barnes was in disbelief after walking in on two thieves having sex inside her Tennessee home after they had ransacked her house, taking her jewelry, clothes and appliances.
Chicago Hits 500 Homicides For 2016 After Deadly Labor Day Weekend
The city recorded 13 murders over the Labor Day weekend alone.
Bond Denied For Teens Charged With Robbing, Killing Good Samaritan
Bond has been denied for two North Charleston teenagers charged with shooting a man after the victim helped them pull their SUV out of a ditch in North Charleston, police say.
Retired NYPD Detective Shoots Two Sons Then Kills Himself
A retired NYPD detective shot his two adult sons before killing himself during a party in their Long Island home.
NYC Google Employee Killed While Jogging In Massachusetts
Vanessa Marcotte, 27, was last seen Sunday afternoon going for a jog while visiting family.
Several Killed After Truck Drives Into Crowd In Nice
Vehicle mounted kerb and struck people celebrating Bastille Day, local media sources claim
Brazil: More Than 30 Men Involved in Gang Rape of 16-Year-Old Girl
Police said Friday that they have identified and are searching for four of the more than 30 men suspected in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl.
Elijah Wood Speaks Out On Child Abuse In Hollywood: 'There Are A Lot Of Vipers In This Industry'
"There is darkness in the underbelly – if you can imagine it, it's probably happened," Wood told the Sunday Times
Nanny Arrested In Moscow For Carrying Child's Severed Head, Reports Say
Russian police arrested a nanny Monday and charged her with murder after she was found at a Moscow subway station holding the severed head of a child, yelling “Allahu Akbar”, according to media report...
Indian Man Allegedly Kills 14 Family Members With A Knife
An Indian man allegedly killed 14 family members, including eight children, with a knife before taking his own life Sunday, a police spokesman said.
New York Ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer Accused Of Assault
Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer, whose political career collapsed following a 2008 prostitution scandal, is the subject of an assault investigation involving a young woman, New York City police...
Oscar Pistorius Convicted Of Murder Of Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp By South African Appeals Court
A South Africa appeals court on Thursday convicted Olympian Oscar Pistorius of murder, overturning a lower court's conviction of manslaughter in the 2013 death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, accor...
Offence against the person
In criminal law, an offence against the person usually refers to a crime which is committed by direct physical harm or force being applied to another person.They are usually analysed by division into ...
Murder is the killing of another person without justification or valid excuse, and it is especially the unlawful killing of another human being with malice aforethought. This state of mind may, depend...
Murder - Wikipedia
Manslaughter is a legal term for the killing of a human being, in a manner considered by law as less culpable than murder. The distinction between murder and manslaughter is sometimes said to have fir...
Manslaughter - Wikipedia
Sexual offences in the United Kingdom
There are a number of sexual offences under the law of England and Wales, the law of Scotland, and the law of Northern Ireland (which function as three separate systems for this purpose).Of women aged...
Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration perpetrated against a person without that person's consent. The act may be carried out by phy...
Rape - Wikipedia
In common law, assault is the act of creating apprehension of an imminent harmful or offensive contact with a person.An assault is carried out by a threat of bodily harm coupled with an apparent, pres...
Battery (crime)
Battery is a criminal offense involving unlawful physical contact, distinct from assault which is the act of creating apprehension of such contact.In the United States, criminal battery, or simply bat...
Common assault
Common assault was an offence under the common law of England, and has been held now to be a statutory offence in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is committed by a person ...
Assault occasioning actual bodily harm
Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (often abbreviated to Assault O.A.B.H. or simply ABH) is a statutory offence of aggravated assault in England and Wales, Northern Ireland, the Australian Capital...
Grievous bodily harm
Grievous bodily harm (often abbreviated to GBH) is a technical term used in English criminal law which has become synonymous with the offences that are created by sections 18 and 20 of the Offences ag...
Property crime
Property crime is a category of crime that includes, among other crimes, burglary, larceny, theft, motor vehicle theft, arson, shoplifting, and vandalism. Property crime involves the taking of proper...
Burglary (also called breaking and entering and sometimes housebreaking) is a crime, the essence of which is illegal entry into a building for the purposes of committing an offence. Usually that offen...
At law, an accomplice is a person who actively participates in the commission of a crime, even if they take no part in the actual criminal offense. For example, in a bank robbery, the person who poin...