Stories tagged: murder
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016, 4:45 P.M.
Henrikson cellmate seeks dismissal of attempted Spokane County Jail escape charge
Bud Ray Brown, the man who said he masterminded a failed escape attempt from a Spokane County Jail cell he shared with James Henrikson, says he’s being unfairly targeted by …
MONDAY, MARCH 14, 2016, 6:35 A.M.
Police: Man kills girlfriend’s daughter in murder-suicide
Police say a northeast Georgia man shot three people – killing one of them – before killing himself.
FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2016
At least 2 gunmen ambush Pennsylvania party, killing 5
Police searched Thursday for at least two gunmen who opened fire during a backyard party in suburban Pittsburgh, killing five people and wounding three others.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016, 12:56 P.M.
21 shot over 20 hours in Chicago
CHICAGO – Two people were killed and 19 others were wounded over 20 hours in Chicago from Tuesday through early Wednesday, the equivalent of someone shot every 58 minutes. The …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016, 12:42 P.M.
Man charged with killing girlfriend, telling her ex via text
Authorities say a Montana man gunned down his girlfriend and then sent a text message about the killing to her ex-husband and others.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016, 11:14 A.M.
Man suspected of killing 5 in Missouri, Kansas captured
A Mexican national suspected of killing his neighbor and three other men at his neighbor’s Kansas home before killing another man about 170 miles away in Missouri was arrested early …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016, 10:27 A.M.
Police: Comedian Katt Williams threatened to kill bodyguard
Comedian Katt Williams faced an initial court appearance Wednesday, a day after he was accused of threatening to kill his bodyguard during an attack inside his Georgia home.
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016, 3:19 P.M.
O.J. Simpson is ‘a little worried’ knife could affect his parole, friend says
O.J. Simpson is aware of the controversy over the knife reportedly found on his former property but does not seem too concerned about it, his friend and former manager said.
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016, 10:47 A.M.
Gov. Scott signs into law overhaul of Florida death penalty
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is moving ahead with an overhaul of the state’s death penalty law.
MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2016, 11:33 A.M.
Man accused of killing 2 people over unpaid cab fare
A South Carolina man faces two counts of murder after police say he confessed to shooting two people demanding an unpaid cab fare, burning their bodies and burying them in …
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016, 11:06 A.M.
Human remains found in Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park officials are investigating after human remains were found in the northwestern corner of the park.
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016, 1:39 P.M.
Evidence testing backlog could delay trial, lawyer says
The Idaho state crime lab has completed some of the fingerprint evidence, but DNA evidence must still be processed in the murder case against Patrick J. Nuxoll, attorneys said at …
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016, 8:35 A.M.
Oscar Pistorius appeal dismissed by South Africa’s highest court
A lawyer for Oscar Pistorius says South Africa’s highest court has dismissed the former track star’s appeal of his murder conviction.
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016, 7:44 A.M.
Murder trial of Aaron Hernandez’s friend gets underway
Jury selection in the murder trial of a friend of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is getting started.
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016, 7:15 A.M.
Search continues for Mississippi inmate accused of murder
Mississippi authorities continue searching for an escaped inmate facing capital murder charges in the 2015 rape and slaying of a 69-year-old woman.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 5:55 P.M.
Police say woman killed near Ritzville as her son watched
A 3-year-old boy watched as his father bludgeoned his mother with a hammer and stabbed her with a screwdriver in a gruesome killing along Interstate 90 west of Ritzville on …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 4:03 P.M.
Supreme Court denies Duncan appeal in 2005 kidnapping, murder of Dylan Groene
The U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that convicted killer Joseph Duncan was mentally competent when he waived his right to appeal his death sentence for killing three …
FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2016, 7:30 P.M.
Teen who killed teacher gets life with chance for parole
A teenager who raped and killed his high school math teacher was sentenced Friday to life in prison with eligibility for parole in 40 years.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2016, 4:43 P.M.
Henrikson found guilty in murder-for-hire case
A Richland jury on Thursday found James Henrikson guilty in the murder-for-hire killings of South Hill businessman Doug Carlile and Kristopher Clarke.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17, 2016, 10:02 A.M.
Georgia to execute ex-Navy crewman who killed fellow sailor
A former Navy crewman is set to be executed Wednesday in Georgia for killing a fellow sailor whose remains were found buried in two states.
TUESDAY, FEB. 16, 2016, 4:55 P.M.
Judge says James Henrikson trial may continue
A motion for a mistrial based on undisclosed text messages between a Spokane police detective and a witness in the James Henrikson murder-for-hire trial was thrown out Tuesday.
TUESDAY, FEB. 16, 2016, 12:57 P.M.
Killer sentenced at 14 released from Washington jail
A man who was 14 years old when he was sentenced to life without parole for a 1987 murder has been released from a Washington state prison.
THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2016, 5:32 P.M.
Second murder conviction sends man to prison for 69 years
A Spokane man has been sentenced to prison for murder for the second time after his first conviction was overturned on a technicality.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2016, 3:32 P.M.
Panel denies parole to Sirhan, assassin of Robert F. Kennedy
For the 15th time, officials have denied parole for Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, after hearing from another person who was shot that night and called …
FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 2016, 12:37 P.M.
Investigators search for clues in Spokane Valley woman’s death
Investigators are trying to determine whether the live-in boyfriend of a Spokane Valley woman found dead in North Idaho had anything to do with her death.
FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 2016, 12:22 P.M.
Doctor gets 30 years to life in case tied to overdoses
A judge on Friday sentenced a Rowland Heights doctor to 30 years to life in prison for the murders of three of her patients who fatally overdosed, ending a landmark …
FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 2016, 8:49 A.M.
Gunmen shoot boxing fans at Dublin hotel; 1 dead, 2 wounded
Gunmen disguised as police opened fire Friday on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel, killing one man and wounding two others in an attack that could reflect tensions within Ireland’s …
THURSDAY, FEB. 4, 2016, 1:59 P.M.
Bodies of 6 people found inside home on Chicago’s South Side
Chicago police say the bodies of four men, one woman and a child have been found inside a home on the city’s South Side.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016, 9 A.M.
A tragedy-marred January left investigators with seven death cases
There were at least seven people in Spokane County who were killed or died under suspicous circumstances during January.
TUESDAY, FEB. 2, 2016, 7:21 A.M.
3 teens arrested in Seattle homeless camp shooting
Police arrested three teenage boys in connection with a shooting at a Seattle homeless encampment that left 2 people dead and three others wounded.