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Top Adviser To Military Killed In Haiti

Machine gun-wielding assassins killed a top legal strategist for the military government just days before President Bill Clinton is to arrive to mark the United Nations takeover of peacekeeping duties …


Bullet Ends Major-League Dream

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City Agrees To Settle In Dahmer Suit

The city tentatively agreed to pay $850,000 to the family of one of Jeffrey Dahmer’s victims, a teenager who was returned to the serial killer by police after being found …


Newlywed Arrested In Wife’s Death

A woman married last Valentine’s Day has been found dead in her home, and police suspect her husband. Emory Snell was arrested in western Massachusetts on Sunday on a murder …


Kukrall Enters Plea Of Guilty Agrees To Testify Against Suspect In Elk-Area Shooting

A trembling, red-eyed Jason Kukrall pleaded guilty Wednesday to the Jan. 11 murder of Elk-area homeowner Steve Roscoe and agreed to testify against co-defendant Tobias Stackhouse. Kukrall said nothing on …


Defense Tries To Demonstrate Misconduct By Fuhrman

A lawyer for O.J. Simpson set out to show Monday that a police detective was so incurably racist that he picked up one of two bloody gloves at the crime …


Attackers Kill Pipeline Workers In Burma

Attackers killed five Burmese workers surveying the route of a natural gas pipeline being built by French and American companies inside Burma, Thai military intelligence officers said Saturday. The officers, …


Man Shoots Bosses, Then Kills Himself

A civilian Navy employee shot and wounded two co-workers in their office Friday after an argument, then killed himself in front of other office employees. Ernest J. Cooper Jr. twice …


Judge Delays Testimony Decision

A federal magistrate delayed a decision Thursday on whether the informant who says Malcolm X’s daughter hired him to kill Louis Farrakhan must field defense questions before trial. U.S. Magistrate …


Pang Arraignment Set But Suspect In Hiding

An arraignment hearing has been set for Monday for Martin Pang, a fugitive charged with four counts of murder in the Jan. 5 arson that destroyed his parents’ business and …


Spokane Man Found Dead In Port Angeles Motel Room

A Spokane man was found dead in his motel room Wednesday, police said. The man was identified as 37-year-old Thomas R. Rohr.


Girl Discovers Human Skull, Leg Bone At Lyle Lake

A human skull and a leg bone have been found at Lyle Lake, the Adams County sheriff said. An 8-year-old girl found the skull in shallow water Sunday.


‘Ice Cream Defense’ Takes Lumps

It looks like the O.J. Simpson ice-cream defense has been liquidated. The Ben & Jerry’s cup found on a banister at Nicole Brown Simpson’s condominium contained Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, …


Four More Killed In Suspected Mafia Hits

Suspected Mafia gunmen killed four more people in Sicily on Monday, including the reported nephew of a prominent mob turncoat, Tommaso Buscetta. Mafia-affiliated gunmen have killed at least 10 people …


TV Crew Films Police Execution Brazilian State Police Pin Down, Kill Unarmed Suspect After Mall Robbery

A television crew covering a mall robbery’s aftermath filmed state troopers killing an unarmed suspect with three shots to the back Saturday as he lay prone on the ground, held …


Teen Convicted After Prank Kills Infant

A man was convicted Friday of throwing a bowling ball off an overpass and killing an 8-month-old girl in a car. Calvin Settle, 19, was found guilty of manslaughter in …


Two Soldiers Killed In Barrack Shooting

A shooting at an Army barrack Thursday left two soldiers dead and another wounded, authorities said. The shootings occurred at a Custer Hill barrack on this Army post just before …


Seattle Shooting Leaves Two Dead Man Kills Pregnant Wife And Friend At King County Courthouse

1. Suspect Timothy Blackwell is held down by jail officers on the second floor of the King County Courthouse. Photo by Associated Press 2. Blackwell


Skinhead Brothers Accused Of Killings

Two buzz-cut brothers, one with “Sieg Heil!” tattooed on his forehead, are suspected of beating and stabbing their parents and brother to death then fleeing in the family car, police …


Murder Suspect To Undergo Sanity Test

A College Place teenager accused of suffocating his sister and her friend will undergo a sanity evaluation, a Walla Walla County Superior Court judge has ordered. Daniel Betournay, 15, will …


Body Of Missing Girl Found Near Seattle Park

A body found near Seattle’s Discovery Park is that of a Bremerton girl who vanished more than three weeks ago, police said Monday. Chalisa Lewis, 14, had been missing since …


Woman, Baby Found Dead; Husband Sought

A young mother and her baby daughter were found dead Sunday in their apartment, and investigators were seeking the woman’s husband for questioning. A neighbor reported the grisly discovery Sunday …


Gunmen Kill, Injure Shiite Worshipers

Gunmen opened fire on worshipers in two Shiite mosques early Saturday, killing at least 18 men and wounding many more, police and witnesses said. The massacres were part of the …


Mercy Killings Present Tough Call For Judges, Juries Local Cases Typify Dilemma

Accused killers don’t generally draw a lot of public sympathy, but the Spokane woman who admitted to suffocating her disabled daughter this week may be an exception. Even juries and …


Mom Charged With Killing 4 Of Her Kids

A mother who sobbed uncontrollably at the funeral of four of her children in December was charged Sunday with murdering them and two other girls in an arson fire. Tracey …


Kids Found In Van Had Been Murdered

Three children found dead inside a burned van Sunday were murdered, authorities said. The bodies of the children, all under age 13, were burned in the van in the parking …


Four In Family Shot; Police Hold Husband

Four members of a family with a history of domestic disputes were shot to death Sunday, and the husband of one of the victims surrendered, police said. The dead were …


Postgame Shooting Kills Illinois High School Star

A high school basketball star was fatally wounded in the head in an apparently random shooting as he was driving away from his school after a game, authorities said Sunday. …


Bandits Climb Aboard Sailboat, Shoot Couple

A U.S. citizen was killed and his wife wounded Sunday when bandits climbed aboard their sailboat off Panama’s Pacific coast, a spokesman for the U.S. Southern Command said. The couple’s …


Analysts Say O.J.’S Defense Losing Ground Evidence, Witness Credibility Leaving Fewer Options

Police Detective Mark Fuhrman. File/Associated Press