Stories tagged: murder
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 4:41 p.m.
Former Mexican police officer, arrested in Richland, deported to face murder charge in Mexico
A former Mexican police officer wanted for a 1994 murder in Mexico has been sent back to Mexico after he was located and arrested in Richland, Washington, in September.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 11:25 a.m.
Philippine President Duterte admitted to personally killing people
Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, admitted to personally killing people during his time as mayor of Davao.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 7:20 a.m.
Ohio inmate loses appeal to block second try at execution
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected the appeal by a condemned Ohio killer whose 2009 execution was called off after two hours during which he cried in pain while …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 9:26 p.m.
Alabama executes man who killed clerk in 1994
A man convicted of killing a convenience store clerk has been put to death in Alabama, hours after the state’s execution plans were twice put on temporary hold by the …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 1:07 p.m.
Couple to remain in jail pending hit and run murder trial
A couple accused of intentionally running down a black teenager will remain behind bars until the outcome of a murder trial.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
Men arrested for murder, assault for two July shootings in West Central
Two men are in the Spokane County Jail facing murder and assault charges for two shootings on July 30 that left one man dead and two others wounded.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 8:01 a.m.
Bloody month in Chicago brings death toll past 700 mark
November was another bloody month in Chicago, ending with more than twice as many homicides as during the same month last year.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 7:26 a.m.
Triple murderer John Lee files new appeal
Convicted triple murderer John Lee is appealing his case to the Idaho Supreme Court for a second time, despite waiving his right to appeal in a plea agreement he accepted …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 5:45 p.m.
Who killed Lonnie Jones?
Now 65 years since the discovery of Lonnie Jones’ body, his death remains the only unsolved documented murder case in Clearwater County.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 11:37 a.m.
Murder charge filed in shooting of Detroit college cop
An ex-convict was charged with murder and other crimes Friday in the death of a Detroit college police officer who was shot in the head while trying to arrest the …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
Accused Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof competent to stand trial, judge rules
A federal judge on Friday ruled that Dylann Roof, the 22-year-old accused of killing nine parishioners in a Charleston, South Carolina, church last year, is competent to stand trial.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 9:33 a.m.
Prosecutors: German nurse had at least 43 overdose victims
German prosecutors say a nurse who was convicted of killing patients with overdoses of heart medication had at least 43 victims.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 8:57 a.m.
Chicago police fatally shoot 2 people in unrelated incidents
A Chicago police officer shot and killed a gunman who had killed one person and injured another early Friday, in the second fatal shooting involving the city’s police in just …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 8:14 a.m.
British serial killer gets life sentence for murdering 4 men
British serial killer Stephen Port was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Friday for the murders of four young gay men whom he met online.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 6:51 a.m.
32 bodies found in clandestine graves in southern Mexico
Investigators searching clandestine graves have found 32 bodies and nine human heads in the southern Mexico state of Guerrero, where authorities say they are battling a wave of drug gang …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 8:49 a.m.
U.K. serial killer convicted of murdering 4 men he met online
A British chef was convicted Wednesday of murdering four young men whom he met online, plied with lethal drug-spiked drinks and raped, before leaving their bodies in and around a …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
Man gets 32 years for shooting Fife couple
A man has been sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for fatally shooting a Fife couple after an argument about drugs.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 6:13 p.m.
Suspect in North Idaho road rage murder pleads not guilty in court Monday
David Hutto, the man accused of killing William “Bo” Kirk in North Idaho last month, plead not guilty in court Monday.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 7:58 a.m.
Man who fatally shot Seattle art teacher gets 34 years
A 55-year-old Seattle man has been sentenced to 34 years in prison for the murder of an art teacher.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
Man charged with murder after assault at The Flame
A man has been charged with second-degree murder after reportedly punching another man in the head – who later died in the hospital – during a fight at a restaurant …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 4:38 p.m.
Georgia man guilty in death of toddler son left in hot SUV
A Georgia man whose toddler son died after being left for hours in a hot car was convicted of murder Monday by a jury that concluded a month’s worth of …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
37 shot in Chicago over weekend as ‘enforcement teams’ are deployed
Five people were killed and at least 32 others were wounded in shootings in Chicago from Friday afternoon to early Monday, a weekend when city, state, county and federal police …
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., Nov. 11, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
Oregon man sentenced to death for jailhouse killing
A white supremacist gang member has been sentenced to death for the fatal stabbing of an inmate at the Marion County Jail.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Blood found in Newman Lake workshop belongs to missing Spokane Valley man
Traces of blood found in a workshop in Newman Lake belong to a 32-year-old Spokane Valley man who has been missing for almost a year, according to new DNA tests.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 9:07 a.m.
Armed bandits attack gold miners, kill 36 in north Nigeria
Nigerian officials say armed bandits have killed 36 gold miners in northwest Zamfara state.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
Court testimony: Hutto admitted being present at Kirk homicide
David E. Hutto admitted to investigators he was present when William “Bo” Kirk was killed on Oct. 22, according to court testimony unsealed by a judge Monday.
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Body found where woman was found chained up ‘like a dog’
Investigators found a body Friday during a search of land in South Carolina where a missing woman was discovered “chained up like a dog” in a large storage container, and …
Thu., 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.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
Police find gun believed used in Iowa officers’ deaths
A gun found by a search dog in a wooded area is believed to be the weapon used in the fatal ambush shootings of two Iowa police officers, police said …