Stories tagged: murder
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
Suspect in 3 slayings dead after Georgia motel standoff
A man suspected in the killings of three women is dead after a standoff Tuesday with police at a Georgia motel, and a female suspect has been arrested, a U.S. …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
Idaho man admits to federal hate crime in gay man killing
An Idaho man has pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime in the death of a gay man in exchange for a chance at a 28-year sentence instead of life …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
Amnesty International: Up to 13,000 hanged in Syria’s ‘slaughterhouse’
The prison north of Damascus was known to detainees as “the slaughterhouse” and in it, as many of 13,000 people were hanged in only four years after a series of …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Convicted murderer captured near Bayview after fight with deputy, police dog
A convicted murderer from Lewiston was captured near Bayview Friday morning after a brawl with a police dog and a deputy.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
Hutto pleads guilty to murdering William “Bo” Kirk
David E. Hutto pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing William “Bo” Kirk in a road rage incident on Oct. 22.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 1:45 p.m.
Sheriff: 4 in Kitsap County victims of quadruple murder
Authorities say three people found dead in a burning Kitsap County home and another found dead in a burned-out truck were all victims of a quadruple murder.
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 8:08 a.m.
Detectives find truck connected to triple homicide
Detectives in western Washington have found a missing truck connected to a triple homicide and house fire.
Sun., Jan. 29, 2017, 10 a.m.
Key witness in Emmett Till murder gave false testimony, historian says
The woman at the center of the trial of Emmett Till’s alleged killers has acknowledged that she falsely testified he made physical and verbal threats, according to a new book.
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Chicago man gets 30 years for killing girlfriend on I-90
A Chicago man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend on Interstate 90 in Eastern Washington in front of their 3-year-old son.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 12:53 p.m.
Bails set in Jill Sundberg murder case
Bails for the five men who were arrested in connection with the December murder of Jill Sundberg have been set.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Murder charge refiled against psychiatric hospital escapee Anthony Garver
Prosecutors have filed another murder charge against a man who broke out of Washington state’s largest mental hospital last year after an initial murder charge was dropped when doctors determined …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Complaint alleges Montana man ran over wife, killing her
A 61-year-old Browning man is in federal custody on suspicion of killing his wife by running her over with a pickup truck near U.S. Highway 2 between Browning and Cut …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 8:34 a.m.
Chicago man gets 30 years for I-90 murder
A Chicago man will spend 30 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend in front of their young son while high on drugs.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 8:17 a.m.
Six shot, including 12-year-old girl, at memorial for slain woman in Chicago
The mourners had gathered near a street corner in Chatham on Chicago’s South Side on Wednesday evening, around teddy bears, balloons, candles and a poster memorializing a woman killed near …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 7:35 a.m.
Two found dead in Washington identified; suspect shoots self
Authorities identified two people found dead Tuesday at a home near Shelton, Washington, and said the suspect in the case shot and killed himself Wednesday in Pendleton, Oregon, after a …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
Federal judge rejects Ohio’s new lethal injection process
A federal judge on Thursday declared Ohio’s new lethal injection process unconstitutional and delayed three executions, including one scheduled next month. The ruling by Magistrate Judge Michael Merz in Dayton …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 7:48 a.m.
Moses Lake man charged with cutting son’s throat
A Moses Lake man was charged for cutting his son’s throat during a confrontation in Moses Lake over the weekend. The son died from the injury on Monday.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 7:25 a.m.
Trump warns he’s ready to ‘send in the Feds’ to Chicago
President Donald Trump is serving notice he’s ready to “send in the Feds” if Chicago can’t reduce its homicide figures. Trump tweeted Tuesday night: “If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
5 arrested in shooting death near George
Police say five arrests have been made in connection with the shooting death of a 31-year-old woman whose body was found near George.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 4:09 p.m.
Roy Murry files appeal of three life sentences for murder
Convicted murderer Roy H. Murry has filed an appeal of
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 4:07 p.m.
Arrests made in murder of Quincy woman
Three people have been arrested for the murder of a Grant County woman in December and two others are being held as material witnesses.
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 7:49 a.m.
Idaho man charged with federal hate crime in fatal beating
An Idaho man has been charged with a federal hate crime after prosecutors said he lured a gay man to a remote location and then beat him to death.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
I-90 murder results in 30-year sentence
Man who killed girlfriend along I-90 sentenced to nearly 30 years in prison
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
Chicago policeman charged with murder released from jail
A judge has ordered that a Chicago police officer be released from jail after he promised to appear in court on charges of first-degree murder in the shooting death of …
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
Feds say fugitive lived in Oregon under crash victim’s name
Federal authorities say a man charged in the 1999 abduction and sexual assault of a southern Indiana girl assumed the identity of a car crash victim as he avoided arrest …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 12:33 p.m.
Man who killed 3 at party near Seattle gets life in prison
A man accused of shooting and killing three people at a house party in July near Seattle has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Passing driver kills man who shot Arizona officer in ambush
An Arizona state trooper stopped to help at a car wreck along a remote highway Thursday when he was shot and wounded in an ambush by a man who was …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Two women found dead in Washington fire were reportedly decapitated
Officials say two women found dead in a Tacoma house fire last week were decapitated by a man during a drug binge.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 9:33 a.m.
12-year-old arrested in mom’s death, sister’s stabbing
A 12-year-old boy is suspected of fatally stabbing his mother and wounding his sister.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
Authorities identify woman found slain in car trunk
Authorities have identified a body found inside the trunk of a vehicle last week and say the woman was slain.