Stories tagged: killing
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.
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Judge grants innocence certificate in 1957 Illinois killing
An Illinois judge has granted a certificate of innocence to a Washington state man who was wrongly convicted in 2012 of the 1957 kidnapping and killing of a 7-year-old girl.
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
Teacher, boy die when husband opens fire in California class
A man walked into his estranged wife’s elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened fire without saying a word, killing her and an 8-year-old student before shooting himself in …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Oregon man sentenced to life in prison for murder of wife
A Roseburg man convicted of murdering his wife has been sentenced to life in prison.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Prosecutors: Random racist violence ends in death of black man in New York
Late Monday night, officials say, the paths of a white man and a black man crossed tragically on the streets of New York in a cold-bloodedly random act of racist …
Thu., March 23, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Putin critic gunned down in Ukraine had feared for his life
A former Russian member of parliament who defected to Ukraine and began sharply criticizing Russian President Vladimir Putin was gunned down Thursday in downtown Kiev in an apparent contract killing.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
Man pleads not guilty to raping woman, killing man and dog
A 33-year-old registered sex offender has pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated murder, rape and animal abuse in connection with the rape of a woman and the death of …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Woodland triple homicide suspect won’t get death penalty
Prosecutors say they will not seek the death penalty against a man accused in a Woodland triple homicide and attempted jail escape.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
MS-13 gang members indicted in slayings of 3 New York teens
Federal agents said Thursday that they have caught the members of a violent street gang who killed three teenagers last year, including two girls who were inseparable best friends at …
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
Suspected shooter in ‘execution-style’ killing of Quincy woman pleads not guilty
The suspected shooter, who is among five men charged with what the Grant County Sheriff has called an execution-style killing, appeared in court on Monday and pleaded not guilty.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 9:33 a.m.
12-year-old arrested in mom’s death, sister’s stabbing
A 12-year-old boy is suspected of fatally stabbing his mother and wounding his sister.
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Inmates involved in Brazil prison massacre to be transferred
Brazilian authorities said Tuesday that the inmates responsible for the killings of 56 rivals at a prison in the Amazon will be transferred to high security federal institutions in addition …