Two individuals who vandalized their high school in Maryland with hate-filled graffiti pleaded guilty to hate crimes.
An American-Israeli hacker was sentenced on November 22 to 10 years in prison by an Israeli court. He had been convicted of extortion, making threats and false reports, conspiracy to commit a crime, and money laundering in connection with hundreds of bogus bomb threats against Jewish institutions around the globe.
A former Cornell University student from Rumson (Monmouth County) could receive up to 10 years in prison after admitting he stockpiled weapons in his Ithaca, New York, apartment. Maximilien Reynolds, 21, pleaded guilty on November 14 to federal charges of willfully causing false statements to be made to a licensed firearms dealer during the purchase of a firearm and possessing firearms not registered in the National Firearms Registry and Transfer Record.
A 28-year-old man fatally shot 12 people and injured 18 others at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 7. Authorities said Ian David Long, a veteran of the US Marines Corps who may have suffered from post traumatic stress disorder, tossed a smoke bomb into the Borderline Bar and Grill and started shooting.
On October 31, a grand jury indicted a Kentucky man accused of killing two black people in a shooting at a Louisville-area grocery store. Gregory Bush (pictured), 51, faces state charges of two counts of murder, one count of criminal attempted murder, and two counts of first-degree wanton endangerment.
Prosecutors announced that a St. Charles, Missouri, man who disabled an Amtrak train in southern Nebraska received a 14-year sentence in federal prison on October 5. Taylor Michael Wilson (right), 26, broke into the engine compartment of a train traveling from California to Chicago on October 19, 2017, before cutting the lights to the passenger compartment and pulling an emergency brake.
Authorities recently arrested three men accused of shooting two Camden County police detectives in early August.