Stories tagged: killing
FRIDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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 …
THURSDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, 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.
TUESDAY, 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 …
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016, 12:35 P.M.
20 years later, few answers in the killing of JonBenet Ramsey
This week marks 20 years since JonBenet Ramsey, a 6-year-old beauty queen, was brutally murdered in her family’s sprawling home in Boulder, Colo.
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016, 9:32 A.M.
John Lee files another appeal with Idaho Supreme Court
Convicted triple murderer John Lee has filed a third appeal with the Idaho Supreme Court, despite previously giving up his right to appeal in a plea agreement he accepted in …
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2016, 8:54 A.M.
Police: Suspect in 2 deaths was angry woman dressed boy as a girl
Police say a New York City man has confessed to killing his former high school teacher and their 4-year-old son because he was angry that the woman was dressing the …
MONDAY, DEC. 26, 2016, 7:23 A.M.
Rebels blamed for killing 25 with machetes in Congo
Authorities in northeastern Congo say Ugandan rebels have hacked more than two dozen people to death in a Christmas massacre.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 8:41 A.M.
Case goes to jury in deadly 2014 university shooting
The trial of a man charged with killing a student and wounding two others before being tackled by another student at a small private Seattle university in 2014 went to …
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 1:24 P.M.
Body found buried next to California university parking lot
A body was found in a shallow grave next to a parking lot on the campus of Sonoma State University in Northern California, authorities said Thursday.
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 3:08 P.M.
Chicago on pace to have its deadliest year in two decades
As a brutal year continues in Chicago, the city’s spiking homicide numbers have resulted in a series of grim milestones and headlines. It took only until the end of Labor …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 8:30 P.M.
New father killed in possible road rage shooting in Federal Way
Family members say the victim of an apparent road-rage shooting in Federal Way was a 32-year-old father on his way to see his wife and newborn son in a hospital.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 8:26 P.M.
Man guilty in 2015 slaying of woman, 2-year-old at Bremerton mobile home
A Kitsap County jury has convicted a 31-year-old man in the killings of his ex-girlfriend and a small child at a Bremerton mobile home park last year.
TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 2016, 5:18 P.M.
Mother killed newborn by putting him in refrigerator, police say
A South Carolina mother charged with killing her newborn son by putting him in the refrigerator was expected to appear before a judge on Tuesday.
SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016
People: U.S. court orders release of nephew in ‘Making a Murderer’
A federal judge in Wisconsin on Friday overturned the conviction of a man found guilty of helping his uncle kill a woman in a case profiled in the Netflix documentary …
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 10:11 A.M.
Man pleads not guilty in killing of Washington state couple
A man pleaded not guilty Monday after prosecutors said he killed a rural Washington state couple and buried their remains.
TUESDAY, AUG. 2, 2016, 1:37 P.M.
Man, 20, sentenced to 94 years in Pasco killing
A man has been sentenced to 94 years in prison for a fatal Pasco shooting in 2014 that was tied to a string of gang-related shootings in the area.
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 5:29 P.M.
Drew Peterson gets 40-year sentence in murder-for-hire case
A former suburban Chicago police officer has been given an extra 40 years in prison for trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars for …
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 10:02 A.M.
Girl, 14, slits teen’s throat in hope of 1st kill, police say
A 14-year-old Wisconsin girl tried to kill her brother’s girlfriend, slitting her throat and telling her during the attack that she was a psychopath looking for her first kill, according …
THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 3:20 P.M.
Bystander tries to save Las Vegas woman from husband who killed 3 kids
A good Samaritan could not save a Las Vegas woman screaming for help as her gun-wielding estranged husband chased her from their home to two drug store parking lots in …
MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016, 2:02 P.M.
Chicago records 300th homicide with 13 over Father’s Day weekend
Chicago recorded its 300th homicide this weekend and tallied six others over a 60-hour period that saw 55 people shot, 13 fatally, from Friday afternoon through early Monday morning.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2016, 2:39 P.M.
Police: Patient kills doctor, self at chiropractic office
Authorities said a former patient killed a doctor and then himself inside a chiropractic office Wednesday, June 15, 2016, in Washington state.
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 3:04 P.M.
Woman accused of cutting man’s throat after asking for ride
An Oregon woman has been charged with attempted murder after authorities say she sliced the throat of a motorist who agreed to give her a lift.
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 10:28 A.M.
Teen who killed classmate after prom rejection gets 25 years
A teenager was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for fatally stabbing a classmate after she turned down his invitation to the junior prom.
MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016, 9:54 A.M.
Rome student burned alive by ex-boyfriend, police say
A Rome university student was burned alive by her ex-boyfriend after she left him, authorities said Monday – a slaying one investigator called the most atrocious crime he has seen …