Homicide

June 23, 2018 - 3:23 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — A major public memorial is planned at a Florida arena for rising rap star XXXTentacion (ex-ex-ex-ten-ta-see-YAWN), who was shot and killed this week. The family of the 20-year-old rapper whose real name is Dedrick Devonshay Williams announced Saturday that a memorial will be...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the St. Charles County Department of Corrections in St. Charles, Mo., shows Sayfullo Saipov. Saipov, charged with murdering eight people on a New York City bike path and injuring many more spoke out in court Friday, June 22, 2018, over a prosecutor's objection, invoking "Allah" and defending the Islamic State. (St. Charles County, Mo., Department of Corrections/KMOV via AP, File)
June 22, 2018 - 8:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The man charged with murdering eight people on a New York City bike path and injuring many more spoke out in court Friday over a prosecutor's objection, invoking "Allah" and defending the Islamic State. Sayfullo Saipov, 30, raised his hand to speak immediately after U.S. District...
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This undated photo provided by the Wyandotte County Sheriff's office shows Antoine Fielder. The 30-year-old man was charged Friday, June 22, 2018, in the shooting deaths of two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were transporting him between a courthouse and jail. The Wyandotte County District Attorney's office announced charges against Fielder, 30, but didn't immediately specify what he is charged with. A news conference was scheduled for later Friday afternoon. (Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 6:27 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 30-year-old inmate was charged Friday with capital murder in the shooting deaths of two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were overpowered by him while they were trying to move him between a courthouse and jail. Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree announced that...
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FILE - This 1995 file photo taken in West Palm Beach, Fla., and released by the FBI shows Francis P. "Cadillac Frank" Salemme. The former New England Mafia boss and and his co-defendant, Paul Weadick, were found guilty, Friday, June 22, 2018, in the 1993 killing nightclub owner Steven DiSarro. Each faces up to life in prison. (Federal Bureau of Investigation via AP, File)
June 22, 2018 - 5:36 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme was convicted Friday of killing a nightclub owner to keep him from ratting out the mobster to authorities in 1993, all but ensuring that the 84-year-old former New England Mafia boss will die behind bars. It's a fate the once feared and powerful...
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June 22, 2018 - 2:23 pm
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man convicted of causing his infant son's death during a troublesome morning feeding session six years ago has been sentenced to 27 years in state prison. A judge imposed the term Friday on Michael Marrara. He had been convicted in May of aggravated manslaughter...
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June 22, 2018 - 1:19 am
BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) — Police have charged a 19-year-old Pennsylvania man with the murder of an unborn child in connection with the overdose death of a pregnant woman. WJAC-TV reports the Bedford man told police he gave Janea Burns heroin after his arrest Thursday. Burns died of an overdose in October...
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Protestors rally in front of the Allegheny County Courthouse on Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Pittsburgh. They are protesting the killing of Antwon Rose Jr. who was fatally shot by a police officer seconds after he fled a traffic stop late Tuesday, in the suburb of East Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
June 21, 2018 - 10:55 pm
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy fatally shot by a police officer in Pennsylvania seconds after he fled a traffic stop did not pose a threat to anyone, a lawyer for the family of the teen said. Civil rights attorney S. Lee Merritt said late Wednesday that he doesn't see any apparent...
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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2016, file photo, a photograph showing Sisters Margaret Held, left, of the School Sisters of St. Francis, and Paula Merrill, of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, sits at the entrance to the Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle in Jackson, Miss., where a memorial Mass was held fo ther two 68-year-old nuns, who were killed in their Durant home. District Attorney Akillie Malone-Oliver told The Associated Press Tuesday, June 12, 2018, that Robert Earl Sanders of Kosciusko, charged with killing the two nuns will plead guilty, Thursday, June 21, 2018, as part of an agreement that removes the possibility of the death penalty. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
June 21, 2018 - 12:58 pm
LEXINGTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man pleaded guilty Thursday to killing two Roman Catholic nuns in 2016 in an agreement that averts the possibility of the death penalty, which was opposed by the women's families and their religious orders. Rodney Earl Sanders made the pleas to two counts of...
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June 21, 2018 - 9:23 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities say they've arrested a man in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion. The Broward Sheriff's Office said in a news release sent Thursday morning that 22-year-old Dedrick Devonshay Williams of Pompano Beach was arrested shortly before 7 p.m...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017 file photo, Nevada death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier confers with Lori Teicher, a federal public defender involved in his case, during an appearance in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. A judge says the first execution in Nevada in 12 years can go forward next month, after the state Supreme Court rejected a challenge of a never-before-tried combination of drugs for the lethal injection. Dozier's death warrant, signed Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Las Vegas, sets an unspecified date the week of July 9 for his execution at the state prison in Ely. (AP Photo/Ken Ritter, File)
June 20, 2018 - 6:27 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada plans to carry out its first execution in 12 years using a never-before-tried combination of drugs that drew a court challenge over concerns that a convicted murderer could suffer during the lethal injection. Scott Raymond Dozier is scheduled to die July 11, Department of...
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