Stories tagged: murder
UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 8:08 a.m.
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer, and three other suspects are still being sought, authorities said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
New DNA technology has led to the arrest of a 55-year-old man in the killing of a young Canadian couple in Washington state more than three decades ago, police said.
Mon., May 14, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
A nanny who was convicted of brutally murdering two small children in her care while their parents were out was sentenced on Monday to life in prison without parole during …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 9:56 p.m.
Seven people were found dead with gunshot wounds at a property near the tourist town of Margaret River in Australia’s southwest on Friday in what could be the country’s worst …
Sun., May 6, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
An interracial couple was walking near a Phoenix park when authorities say a shirtless neo-Nazi began angrily yelling a racial slur and harassing the black man in the couple over …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 5:53 p.m.
The suspect in the deadly van attack in Toronto posted a chilling Facebook message just minutes before plowing into a crowded city sidewalk, authorities said Tuesday, raising the possibility that …
UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 6:39 a.m.
A 49-year-old man is suspected of killing a woman Saturday evening during a domestic dispute in their bedroom in Spokane’s East Central neighborhood.
Tue., April 3, 2018, 12:59 p.m.
Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty for one of the suspects in the slaying of a transgender teenager whose eyes were gouged out and her body set on fire …
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
Prosecutors argued Monday that the deaths of two women at a downtown payday lending store were the direct result of a Selah man’s need for money and his knowledge of …
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
A woman charged with plotting to kill her husband was brought before a Spokane County jury Tuesday as attorneys delivered opening arguments in a case webbed in hired guns and …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 11:04 p.m.
The conservative Indonesian province of Aceh known for publicly caning gays, adulterers and gamblers is considering the introduction of beheading as a punishment for murder, a top Islamic law official …
UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
David Gavitt spent 26 years in prison for the deaths of his wife and two daughters before a prosecutor agreed that the evidence behind his arson conviction was no longer …
Fri., March 2, 2018, 11:29 a.m.
A northern Idaho prosecutor is seeking the death penalty in a case involving a Washington state man suspected of repeatedly stabbing a cab driver and letting him slowly bleed to …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
A Slovak investigative reporter and his girlfriend were shot dead in their home in an attack likely linked to his reporting on tax evasion, Slovakia’s top police official said Monday.
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 11:02 a.m.
A woman and man have been charged with murder after authorities say a drug transaction over psychedelic mushrooms went wrong.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 10:17 a.m.
A Southern California woman convicted of conspiring with her lover to kill her husband was denied a new trial and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 8:28 p.m.
An argument between two friends at a birthday party turned violent early Saturday morning, ending with the death of a woman in Prosser.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 4:49 p.m.
A former Dallas accountant condemned for fatally shooting his two young daughters while their mother listened helplessly on the phone is looking to the U.S. Supreme Court to spare his …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 5 p.m.
A man who steeped himself in far-right, anti-Muslim ideas before driving a van into a crowd of worshippers near a north London mosque was convicted Thursday of murder and attempted …
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 1:36 p.m.
Police in Puerto Rico have charged a former U.S. Olympic volleyball player from Louisiana in the 2016 death of her young daughter.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
A day after a jury couldn’t decide whether Stafone Fuentes was guilty of attempted murder, prosecutors to have taken matters into their own hands.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 11:40 a.m.
Senate committee approves elimination of death penalty for most murders.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
A woman who fatally stabbed another woman at a Portland strip club has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018
Democratic control of the Senate means 2018 could be the year that Washington abolishes the death penalty, Attorney General Bob Ferguson says.
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
A man accused of killing a woman during his shift as a campus safety officer at an Oregon community college pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated murder.
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
An 18-year-old Bainbridge Island man has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Friday to the murder of a 71-year-old Sequim woman who was like a grandmother to him.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 12:41 p.m.
The mother of an Eastern Washington Student who was shot and killed outside of a club in north Spokane is suing the three men accused of murder.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
The parents of a University of Pennsylvania student found stabbed and buried in a California park said Thursday they’re not focused on potential motives for the killing or any suggestions …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 11:43 a.m.
The murder of a Hispanic jailer in New Mexico in 1968 – a year of unrest in the United States – has long divided residents, scholars and civil rights advocates.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
A judge has denied a motion to withdraw pleas from a northern Idaho man convicted of killing three people.