Crime

Tiffany Haddish arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, police say

Officers responded to a call regarding a driver asleep at the wheel on the roadway

Originally Published: 15 JAN 22 15:46 ET By Emma Tucker and Amy Simonson, CNN (CNN) -- Actor and comedian Tiffany Haddish was arrested in Georgia early Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to local police. Officers responded…

Corpus Christi Police Department detectives search for vehicle of interest

Officers responded to a shooting that left a 38-year-old dead on the scene

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - The Corpus Christi Police Department is asking for your help with locating a vehicle of interest. On Saturday, Jan. 15, at approximately 12:41 a.m., officers responded to a shooting at the intersection of Gollihar and…

41-year-old woman sentenced for exploiting elderly man for money

Joanie Martinez Cosper will serve

VICTORIA, Texas - Today Joanie Martinez Cosper, 41, was sentenced to 40 and 20 years in prison after a Victoria County jury found her guilty of Misapplication of Fiduciary Property of an Elderly Individual and Exploitation of an Elderly Individual…

Uvalde resident charged with Felony Money Laundering

Drug Interdiction Investigator David Smith conducted the traffic stop leading to the arrest

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas - On Wednesday, Jan. 13, afternoon, around 2:36 p.m., Drug Interdiction Investigator David Smith conducted a traffic stop on a 2001 Isuzu Rodeo vehicle. According to Sheriff Keith Korenek's report, the traffic stop took place on…

A Victoria County jury convicts man on two different charges of assault

The charges stemmed from two separate incidents in June and July of 2021.   

VICTORIA, Texas - Today, a Victoria County jury convicted 36-year-old Joshua Lee Vasquez, of Victoria, of Aggravated Assault and Assault Family Violence With a Previous Conviction. The charges stemmed from two separate incidents in June and July of 2021. The…

January is human trafficking prevention and awareness month

"It's a horrible crime, I can't think of too many crimes that are worse than this. People need to be aware that it's out there and it is in our backyard,"

VICTORIA, Texas - January is human trafficking prevention and awareness month. With Texas ranking number 2 in human trafficking cases nationwide, the Texas Department of Family and Protective…

Scammers target sellers on Facebook Marketplace

Scammers attempt to trick sellers into thinking they're interested in buying an item but really are attempting to hijack user's phone numbers.

VICTORIA, Texas - Online scammers are using a new method to attempt to steal your information and gain access to your phone. Shirley Vatter and her husband Tom have sold…

Officials brace for potential 'unprecedented' levels of violence this year

Fears of extremist violence go 'well beyond' January 6 anniversary

Originally Published: 09 JAN 22 11:02 ET By Geneva Sands, CNN (CNN) -- A year after the attack on the US Capitol, homeland security and law enforcement officials nationwide are bracing for potential "unprecedented" levels of violence this year as…

Judge who sentenced Ahmaud Arbery's killers held a minute of silence

The silence represented a 'fraction' of the time killers chased Arbery

Originally Published: 07 JAN 22 16:38 ET Updated: 08 JAN 22 11:11 ET By Dakin Andone and Adrienne Vogt, CNN (CNN) -- Before he sentenced three men convicted of killing Ahmaud Arbery in south Georgia to life in prison, Judge…

UPDATE: Suspect in fatal Marshal-involved shooting identified as J.D. Lane

On Wednesday, Jan. 5, several law enforcement departments responded to a shooting on Lawndale street

VICTORIA. Texas - The U.S. Marshals office has identified the suspect killed on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022 as J.D. Lane. A task force was tracking Lane and tried to pull over the vehicle he was in. Two other people were…

UPDATE: Man fatally shot by US Marshal identified

Name of man killed in Marshal-involved shooting released

UPDATE: Authorities have identified the fugitive, who was fatally shot by U.S. Marshal Wednesday, as 28-year-old JD Javier Lane of Victoria. VICTORIA, Texas - On Wednesday, Jan. 5, around 2:30…

Four arrested during the New Year's holiday season

Here are the details on each arrest

FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas - On Jan. 4, Fayette County Sheriff Keith Korenek reported that on Dec. 28, 2021 morning, Sergeant Ryan Meagher responded to a suspicious person walking along IH 10 near milepost 670. Officials located the male, who stated…

Prince Andrew in the spotlight after Maxwell conviction

Andrew faces a civil lawsuit filed by Virginia Roberts Giuffre

Originally Published: 30 DEC 21 14:59 ET Updated: 31 DEC 21 09:11 ET By Laura Smith-Spark and Lauren Said-Moorhouse, CNN (CNN) -- Prince Andrew was barely mentioned in the course of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial in…