Stories tagged: killings
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
Kenya opposition suspends reform protests after killings
Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday suspended protests intended to press for reforms to Kenya’s electoral commission ahead of the second attempt at a presidential election being held Oct. 26.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
Florida executes man convicted of 2 killings decades ago
Florida executed an inmate Thursday who was convicted of killing two people after a night of drinking decades ago.
Sat., July 8, 2017
Retrial planned for man accused of 1983 North Idaho killings
Prosecutors plan to retry a man previously convicted of murder in the 1983 beating deaths of a Texas couple, after the Idaho Supreme Court ruled he is entitled to a …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 4:44 a.m.
Mexico now world’s deadliest conflict zone after Syria, survey finds
Mexico has surpassed Iraq and Afghanistan to become the world’s second-most deadly conflict zone after Syria, according to a study of wars around the globe.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:34 a.m.
6 dead, at least 6 wounded in Chicago shootings
Six people, including a 2-year-old boy and his uncle, were killed and at least six other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago during an 18-hour period from Tuesday morning …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
Officer shooting probe gives Alaska police break in five homicide cases
The horrific shooting of an Anchorage police officer has led to an unexpected break in a series of outdoor deaths that have gone unsolved for months and left people uneasy …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 9:37 p.m.
U.N. reports civilian killings, other atrocities in Mosul
New reports emerged Friday of public killings and other atrocities committed against Mosul residents by Islamic State militants, including dozens of civilians whose bullet-riddled bodies were hung from telephone polls …
Fri., July 22, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
16 killed in fighting between rival Tuareg groups in Mali
At least 16 people were killed and 17 wounded in northern Mali in fighting that ended Friday morning between rival Tuareg groups, according to an officer in the U.N. peacekeeping …
Fri., July 15, 2016, 5:54 p.m.
Screams lead police to suspect in San Diego homeless attacks
SAN DIEGO – Screams from a homeless man being attacked as he slept Friday led officers to capture the man responsible for a string of assaults that have terrorized San …
Wed., April 27, 2016, 8:47 a.m.
Cape Verde Official: Police nab suspect in slaying of 11
An official at Cape Verde’s Defense Ministry says police have captured a soldier suspected of killing 11 people at a military barracks in the West African island nation.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2013, 9:34 a.m.
Soldier accused in killings pleads guilty
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — US soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians pleads guilty to multiple murder charges.
Thu., Dec. 13, 2012
Suspected strangler told stepfather of killing, documents show
A suspected strangler sought by police told his stepfather he killed a woman before fleeing the Spokane area in a stolen car, according to court documents filed Wednesday. Tony T. …
Tue., Jan. 27, 2009, 3:01 p.m.
L.A. man upset over job kills wife, 5 kids, himself
A medical technician fatally shot his wife, five young children and himself Monday after claiming in a note to a TV station that he and his wife both had just …