Stories tagged: murder
Thu., June 1, 2017, 2:13 p.m.
Murder case dropped after man serves 25 years in prison
Prosecutors dropped all charges Thursday against a Detroit man who accused police of pinning a murder on him by seizing his mother’s gun and switching bullets in a case that …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Canadian former nurse pleads guilty to 8 murder charges
A former nurse has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the deaths of eight nursing home residents, one of the worst serial-killer cases in Canadian history.”
Wed., May 31, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Connecticut father who threw son off bridge sentenced to 70 years
Tony Moreno, convicted of throwing his infant son off the Arrigoni Bridge in 2015, was sentenced Wednesday to 70 years in prison.
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.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 9 a.m.
Portland stabbings suspect bragged about killings in patrol car
A man charged with fatally stabbing two men and injuring a third who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade appeared to brag about the attacks as he …
UPDATED: Fri., May 26, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Convicted killer resentenced to life in prison for 1994 Spokane carjacking, killing
Convicted killer Kevin Boot was resentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after he serves a minimum of 50 years for the 1994 murder of 22-year-old Felicia …
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, 12:57 p.m.
In leaked call, Trump praises Duterte’s campaign to ‘slaughter’ drug addicts
First, Trump praised Duterte for his deadly and controversial war on drugs in remarks that stunned White House aids and human rights experts. In a private call on April 29, …
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.
Tue., May 23, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
Man arrested in Oregon stabbings was recently in court
The man arrested in the stabbings of four people at an Oregon home was in a courtroom days before the attack.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 7:50 a.m.
Convicted killer of 11 women appeals to US Supreme Court
A Cleveland man sentenced to die for killing 11 women and hiding the remains in and around his home has appealed his case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 2:51 p.m.
El Salvador judge reopens case of archbishop’s 1980 murder
A Salvadoran judge on Thursday ordered a reopening of the case of the 1980 murder of Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 7:47 p.m.
MS-13 gang targeted in pre-dawn sweep across Los Angeles
Hundreds of federal and local law enforcement fanned out across Los Angeles in pre-dawn sweeps, serving arrest and search warrants as part of a three-year investigation into the ultra-violent street …
Wed., May 17, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Man gets 82 years for killing woman, posting on internet
A Washington state man has been sentenced to 82 years in prison for strangling his girlfriend and posting photos of her body on the internet.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
Mexicans mourn well-known journalist as risks to reporters skyrocket
Journalist Javier Valdez long chronicled underworld activities in the Pacific Coast state of Sinaloa, home to the drug cartel once led by Joaqumn “El Chapo” Guzman. Valdez wrote on the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 10 p.m.
Father shocked after adult son accused of decapitating mom
A weeping father spoke in shock as he described his son who is
Mon., May 15, 2017, 12:35 p.m.
Man charged with beating mom, 87 with cane on Mother’s Day
Police say a Pennsylvania man beat his 87-year-old mother and 64-year-old sister with a cane on Mother’s Day after they woke him up from a drunken slumber in his vehicle.
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.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Washington teen who told police he killed his dad charged
A Washington teenager who has been accused of telling police he killed his father had bail set at $3 million.
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Phoenix serial killings suspect: ‘I’m innocent’
For more than a year, Phoenix police were stumped by a string of killings in which a shooter stalked victims after dark and gunned them down as they stood outside …
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene man convicted of murdering 17-month-old stepson
A jury convicted Joseph J. Davis of murdering his stepson after five hours of deliberations Friday evening.
Sun., May 7, 2017, 6 a.m.
Prosecutors say death of former EWU football player Keith Green orchestrated by heiress to Chinese fortune
Keith Green, a former Eastern Washington University football player, was a popular but troubled high school football star who had recently washed out of college when he met Tiffany Li. …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:41 a.m.
Oregon community remembers police veteran killed on duty
Law enforcement officers are mourning a Seaside police officer killed over a year ago.
Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
The Latest: Police: 2 die in shooting at Dallas-area college
A police spokesman says the suspected gunman and a second person are dead in an apparent murder-suicide on the campus of a community college in suburban Dallas.
Mon., May 1, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
Ohio Gov. Kasich delays 9 executions as court fight continues
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has delayed nine executions as a court fight continues over the constitutionality of the state’s lethal injection process.
Sun., April 30, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Idaho man sentenced for hate crime in gay man’s murder
An Idaho man who pleaded guilty to a hate crime for his role in the death of a gay man has been sentenced to 28 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 …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
Attempted murder charges can be filed up to 10 years later
Statute of limitations on attempted murder lengthened to 10 years.
UPDATED: Tue., April 25, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Thai husband kills baby, self on Facebook Live
Police in Thailand say a man upset with his wife hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live and then killed himself.
Thu., April 20, 2017
Facebook shouldn’t be platform for evil
Facebook needs to do more to ensure that users aren’t accosted by violent videos auto-playing in their feeds.