Stories tagged: murder
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
An Argentine prosecutor is formally declaring for the first time that the man probing the country’s biggest terror attack was murdered rather than possibly committing suicide, a member of his …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
When 23-year-old Timothy Coggins was found dead and disfigured beside a Georgia highway in 1983, the young black man’s family and neighbors whispered that his killing may be linked to …
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Authorities say hunters have found human remains on forest land northwest of Portland that detectives are investigating in connection with the 2012 murder of Theresa Fonsman.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
A few hundred meters from the home of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, in the field where the flaming wreckage of her car landed after being blown off the …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
A 21-year-old homeless man who was kidnapped Saturday was located by Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Attorneys in death penalty case say Renfro suffers ‘neuro deficit’ that played part in killing Coeur d’Alene police officer
Defense attorneys are calling on experts to convince a jury that the man convicted of killing a Coeur d’Alene police officer should not receive the death penalty.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
Malta’s government on Saturday offered an “unprecedented” $1.18 million reward and full protection for anyone with information on who killed an investigative reporter with a car bomb.
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 5:29 p.m.
A man who pleaded guilty to the murder and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl on the largest American Indian reservation was sentenced Friday to life in prison in a …
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Pope Francis on Friday joined the chorus of shock over the car bomb slaying of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, sending a note expressing his condolences Friday to the …
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 1:58 p.m.
Law enforcement officials say they have arrested an Idaho man who was recently freed from prison after experts said he was coerced into a false murder confession.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was killed when her car was blown up by a bomb, was fearless and formidable.
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Rios was booked into the Yakima County jail on suspicion of hit-and-run property damage, driving with a suspended license and concealing a weapon without a permit, all misdemeanor charges. He …
Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 1:55 p.m.
Taliban-linked captors who held American Caitlan Coleman and her family for five years killed her infant daughter and allowed Coleman to be raped by a guard, her husband said, introducing …
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
Police and family are still searching for answers after the people who robbed an Idaho convenience store and killed an employee have remained on the loose for nearly three years.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
A man with a knife attacked people at the main train station in the southeastern French city of Marseille on Sunday, killing two women before soldiers fatally shot the assailant, …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
One of two Wisconsin girls charged with stabbing a classmate to impress the fictitious horror character Slender Man will plead guilty in a deal that calls for her to avoid …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 1:26 p.m.
A man who spent 20 years in an Idaho prison, including 14 years on death row, for murder before being exonerated is facing new charges.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
The anticipated release of thousands of never-seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedy’s assassination has scholars and armchair detectives buzzing. Now, they’re waiting to see whether President Donald …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 2:56 p.m.
Investigators believe a Russian couple knocked their victims out with sedatives, then skinned them alive. Afterward, police say, they ate parts of their victims, froze the remains or packed them …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a $100,000 reward for information leading to the capture of a double murder suspect and gang member who has been on the run …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Violent crime in America rose for the second straight year, largely driven by a spike in killings in some major cities, but the crime numbers released Monday by the FBI …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Joseph J. Davis was sentenced to life in prison with a 15 year fixed term Thursday for the murder of his 17-month-old stepson, Maliki Wilburn.
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 10:24 a.m.
The use of hearsay testimony to convict former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson in the death of his third wife was proper, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday in upholding …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
A 62-year-old Oregon man has been sentenced to life in prison for allegations that he opened fire on his former wife and her friend while drunk and high on methamphetamine, …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
Judge Scott D. Gallina sentenced a Clarkston man to more than 23 years in prison Monday after listening to a 40-minute statement from the convicted killer.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 17, 2017, 9:50 p.m.
Police believe the slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge were likely racially motivated and said Sunday they have a suspect – a 23-year-old white man – in custody.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
Spokane police have arrested 21-year-old Brettly E. Sanderson on suspicion of second-degree murder for the shooting of a man in West Central Friday afternoon.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
A pregnant Maryland teacher who was missing for more than a week has been found dead in a shallow grave, and her boyfriend is charged with her slaying, police said …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
A Pennsylvania woman who drowned her two youngest sons in their bathtub because she felt that would enable her to be a better mother to their older brother was sentenced …
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 11:03 a.m.
A McDonald’s cashier is facing an attempted murder charge after giving birth to a boy while at work and then trying to flush the newborn down a toilet inside the …