O.J. Simpson has severed nine years of his sentence for 12 convictions linked to an armed robbery involving two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room in 2007. He pleaded his case for parole on July 20.
An angry homeowner in Hialeah, Florida, is accused of shooting two AT&T bucket trucks that were parked in front of his home on July 19, 2017. No one was hurt and charges are pending against the 64-year-old man.
The Manatee County Sheriff's Office on July 19, 2017, released security camera footage of a July 12 robbery at the Payless shoe store, 641 Cortez Road, Bradenton. No arrests have been made in the case.
New Orleans police are looking for a pair of thieves who used a baby to steal a man's wallet inside a hotel elevator in the famous French Quarter. A surveillance video shows a man carrying a baby and pretending to feel badly, he then leans against the victim and steals his wallet.
Police in Fayetteville, Arkansas, released surveillance video from inside a liquor store showing a burglar smashing a window to steal a pack of cigarettes and a bottle of vodka before taking a tumble on his way out.
Janessa Shannon, 13, who had family in Manatee County, was reported missing July 2. Ten days later, a hiker found a badly decomposed body in a heavily wooded area of the Triple Creek Nature Preserve in Hillsborough County.
Sarasota County Sheriff's Office deputies last week remembered Deputy Kevin Blakely, who died after an illness. Blakely was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, a former police officer in Massachusetts and a deputy with the sheriff's office. He also was part of the response to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.