Stories tagged: killing
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 5:35 p.m.
Man charged with killing Texas trooper who had stopped him
The suspect in the shooting death of a state trooper during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop in East Texas was charged Friday with capital murder of a law enforcement officer.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
No charges coming for Montana shooter who killed man on his doorstep
Lake County Attorney Steve Eschenbacher says he doesn’t believe he has the evidence needed to charge a Montana man who shot and killed another man after he appeared in the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Court records: Utah suspect admitted killing Colorado man
A man accused of killing a Chinese student in Utah has confessed to cutting the throat of a Colorado man days before, part of a plan to steal the 63-year-old’s …
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 3:22 p.m.
Billings man sentenced to 10 years for killing neighbor
A 65-year-old Billings man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison with 10 suspended for the October 2015 shooting death of his neighbor.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
Man gets 300 years in prison for killing wife, 2 others
A Montana judge on Friday sentenced a 41-year-old man to 300 years in prison for the shooting deaths of his wife, her sister and his brother-in-law, a prosecutor said.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
Islamic State militants attack Libya courthouse, killing 4
Islamic State gunmen opened fire and later blew themselves up Wednesday at a courthouse complex in the Libyan city of Misrata, killing at least four people.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 10:04 a.m.
Saudi-led coalition on U.N. blacklist for killing Yemen kids
The Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen has been placed on a U.N. blacklist for killing and maiming nearly 700 children and attacking schools and hospitals in 2016.
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
Northern Idaho man gets life sentence for killing toddler
A northern Idaho man who killed his 17-month-old stepson has been sentenced to life in prison.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Entire Philippine city police sacked over killings, robbery
A Philippine official said he has ordered the relief of an entire city police force in metropolitan Manila after some of its members were suspected in the gruesome killings of …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
FBI: Utah man says he killed wife on cruise because she laughed at him
A Utah man killed his wife aboard an Alaska cruise and told an acquaintance who later walked into the couple’s blood-splattered room that he did it because she laughed at …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Search for man accused of Idaho triple homicide scaled back
Authorities are scaling back the search for a man wanted in connection to a triple homicide in Idaho.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Police find vehicle connected to three women found dead in Idaho
Law enforcement officials say they have located the vehicle wanted in connection with the deaths of three women near a rural southwestern Idaho farmhouse.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
Source: Man killed four young men, burned bodies at family’s Pennsylvania farm
A drug dealer has confessed to killing four young men separately after selling them marijuana and then burning their bodies at his family’s farm, a person with firsthand knowledge of …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
Cadaver dogs used, dirt sifted in search for 4 missing men
A busload of police cadets was brought in Tuesday to help search a large farm for four missing men believed to be victims of foul play as a prosecutor described …
Fri., July 7, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
Washington man sentenced to nearly 36 years for murder
A Washington man was sentenced to nearly 36 years in prison for shooting another man and then burning and burying his body in a fire pit.
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Seattle husband fatally shoots wife while in Uber vehicle
A woman killed early Sunday in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood was shot by her husband during an argument in a ride-hailing vehicle, police said.
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe
A Massachusetts man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shores …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 8:32 a.m.
Tacoma jury awards $2.9 million in man’s killing by son
A jury in Tacoma has found Washington state responsible for the death of a man whose son killed him months after being released from a state psychiatric hospital.
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 3:19 p.m.
Man accused in Portland stabbings targets victim in outburst
The man accused of killing two men and wounding a third who tried to stop his anti-Muslim tirade against two teenagers on a Portland light-rail train shouted he was “not …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
Man charged in Eugene slaying pleads guilty to manslaughter
One of three defendants charged in the stabbing death of a homeless man at a Eugene park has pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Mayor: ‘Heroes’ died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant
Police said Saturday they’ll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled …
Thu., May 25, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
Police arrest woman in Orofino slaying case
An Orofino woman is scheduled for a June 5 preliminary hearing on a charge of first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 23-year-old Samantha S. Fignani of Orofino.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Orofino shooting death investigated as homicide
The shooting death of a 23-year-old Orofino woman is being investigated as a homicide, the Orofino Police Department reported Tuesday.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home workers killed by gunman
The police chief of an Ohio village and two nursing home employees were killed Friday by a gunman who was later found dead inside the care facility, a sheriff said.
Wed., May 10, 2017, 5:35 p.m.
Video of soldiers killing detained man sparks uproar in Mexico
A video released by Mexican media outlets Wednesday appears to show a soldier executing a civilian lying face down in the street with a shot to the back of his …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Idaho man sentenced to 12 years for killing son-in-law
A man who says he accidentally shot his son-in-law has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
Fri., April 28, 2017, 9:19 a.m.
Self-described ‘mountain man’ granted parole in 1984 killing
Self-described “mountain man” Don Nichols was granted parole Thursday after serving nearly 32 years in the Montana State Prison for kidnapping a world class athlete out on a training run …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
Elephant tranquilizer makes lethal entry into opioid crisis
A substance used to tranquilize elephants that is 100 times more potent than the drug that killed Prince is presenting a new and difficult challenge in the nationwide opioid epidemic.
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in
The man who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook shot himself to death in his car Tuesday during a police chase in Pennsylvania, …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 3:05 p.m.
One brother sentenced in rural Washington couple’s killings
A man who admitted to helping his brother hide the bodies of a rural Washington couple has been sentenced to 14 months in prison.