Stories tagged: murder
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Up to 50 migrants ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen, U.N. says
Up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were “deliberately drowned” when a smuggler forced them into the sea off Yemen’s coast, the U.N. migration agency said Wednesday, calling the …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Tribe chairman: Drugs, gang activity behind triple slayings
Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed three people and injured two others on Montana’s Crow Indian Reservation, the tribe’s chairman said.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
U.S. court upends murder conviction of Blackwater contractor
A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater security contractor, ordering a new trial for the man prosecutors say fired the first shots …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Idaho teens charged in shooting death to undergo psychiatrict evaluations
An Idaho judge has ordered two teenagers to undergo psychological evaluations to determine whether or not they are competent to stand trial in connection to the shooting death of a …
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
Two dead in apparent murder-suicide in SeaTac
Authorities say two men are dead in an apparent murder-suicide in SeaTac.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
July violence pushes 2017 homicide total past 400 mark
July was another dangerous month in Chicago, with 74 homicides reported.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 8:21 a.m.
Man kills 2 women, shoots self after fleeing cops, police say
Police say a man fatally shot two women at a Lacey home, then fled in a car with children, leading officers on a chase before crashing and shooting himself.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
Charge: Man hid girlfriend in freezer, lived with impostor
An Ohio prosecutor alleges a man stored his girlfriend’s body in a freezer while another woman helped him and assumed the dead woman’s life by moving into her home, using …
Mon., July 31, 2017, 12:45 p.m.
Montana police officer kills wife, self at home
A Bozeman police officer killed his wife and himself at their home on Saturday night.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Search for man accused of Idaho triple homicide scaled back
Authorities are scaling back the search for a man wanted in connection to a triple homicide in Idaho.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Idaho woman pleads not guilty to first-degree murder
An Idaho woman has denied killing a woman who became involved with her former boyfriend.
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 11:42 a.m.
Officials: Owner of home where bodies found possibly spotted
Law enforcement officials say a man wanted in connection with the deaths of three women in southwestern Idaho may have been seen in the backcountry near eastern Idaho’s Swan Valley.
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Two men sentenced to prison more than a year after murder
A year after they watched a ruthless and meth-fueled murder in the woods, two men were sentenced to the Montana State Prison.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 5:53 p.m.
‘The Juice’ will be loose: O.J. Simpson is granted parole
O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing …
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
16-year-old from Minnesota ID’d as victim of John Wayne Gacy
An Illinois sheriff’s office said Wednesday that it has identified a Minnesota runaway as one of the victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
26-year-old Montana man sentenced for smothering infant
A 26-year-old Montana man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to smothering a 5-month-old infant last year.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
Man charged in Oregon train attack: ‘No heroes in this case’
The man accused of killing two passengers and wounding a third on a Portland train returned to court for a brief hearing in which he told spectators: “Remember, there are …
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Police find vehicle connected to three women found dead in Idaho
Law enforcement officials say they have located the vehicle wanted in connection with the deaths of three women near a rural southwestern Idaho farmhouse.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Man charged with killing wife in Uber car pleads not guilty
SEATTLE – A man accused of drunkenly shooting his wife to death during an Uber ride in Seattle pleaded not guilty Thursday to second-degree murder. Cameron Espitia, 31, who is …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
Cadaver dogs used, dirt sifted in search for 4 missing men
A busload of police cadets was brought in Tuesday to help search a large farm for four missing men believed to be victims of foul play as a prosecutor described …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 7:19 a.m.
Soldier accused of killing his wife and a New York state trooper, police say
A U.S. Army soldier killed his wife and a New York state trooper outside the infantryman’s home near the Canadian border on Sunday night, according to police.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
Washington man sentenced to nearly 36 years for murder
A Washington man was sentenced to nearly 36 years in prison for shooting another man and then burning and burying his body in a fire pit.
Fri., July 7, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
Idaho man resentenced for 2011 killing of ex-wife
An Idaho man has been resentenced for killing his ex-wife in 2011.
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Mother charged with killing 4 of her kids, their father in Georgia
Police found four young children and their father apparently stabbed to death in a home outside Atlanta and took the mother into custody early Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
Charges dropped against west Spokane shooting suspect
The suspect in a west Spokane shooting that left one person dead has been released from jail after the second-degree murder charges filed against him were dropped.
Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:38 a.m.
Gunman kills three in separate attacks in Maine; police kill him
Police in Maine say a gunman killed three people at several locations before being fatally shot by deputies.
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Seattle husband fatally shoots wife while in Uber vehicle
A woman killed early Sunday in Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood was shot by her husband during an argument in a ride-hailing vehicle, police said.
Mon., July 3, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
Utah victim in Idaho triple slaying was retired teacher
A Utah woman who was one of three people found dead near a rural southwestern Idaho farmhouse is being remembered as a retired teacher who was devoted to her student …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 4:48 a.m.
I strangled prisoners to try to land on death row, inmate confesses
One by one, Denver Simmons recalled, he and his partner lured inmates into his cell. William Scruggs was promised cookies in exchange for doing some laundry; Jimmy Ham thought he …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
Dad laced drinks with drugs, daughter dies of overdose, DA says
A prosecutor says a man accused of killing his 15-month-old daughter by a methadone overdose sometimes mixed his drugs into drinks such as Capri Sun.