Homicide

FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 file photo, Marian Kocner the suspected mastermind in the slaying of an investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova, is escorted by armed police officers from a courtroom after a trial session in Pezinok, Slovakia. On Wednesday March 11, 2020, Slovak police said they detained 13 judges and five other people who are linked to the main suspect in the case of slain investigative reporter and his fiancee. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, File)
March 11, 2020 - 11:07 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Thirteen judges in Slovakia and five other people linked to the main suspect in the case of a slain investigative journalist have been detained and charged with corruption and obstruction of justice, Slovak police said Wednesday. Police did not provide the identities of...
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March 10, 2020 - 4:36 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man accused of killing four people in California told detectives in a recorded interview he was fed up with racism against black people and since he was suspected of killing of one white man he may as well kill more. The recording was played Monday in the trial of Kori Ali...
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Real estate heir Robert Durst, center, sits with his co-defense attorney David Chesnoff during his murder trial in Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Durst is on trial for the 2000 killing of Susan Berman. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo/Pool)
March 10, 2020 - 3:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Durst's defense lawyer said Tuesday that the multimillionaire real estate heir found the body of the friend he is charged with killing, and told jurors that Durst will testify at his trial. The admission, made publicly for the first time, was the first glimpse of the...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 file photo, shows the reconstructed wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, put on display during a press conference in Gilze-Rijen, central Netherlands. United by grief across oceans and continents, families who lost loved ones when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in 2014 hope that a trial starting next week will finally deliver them something that has remained elusive ever since: The truth. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
March 09, 2020 - 9:53 am
SCHIPHOL, Netherlands (AP) — As the trial of three Russians and a Ukrainian charged with multiple counts of murder for their alleged involvement in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 got underway Monday, a Dutch prosecutor solemnly read out the names of all 298 people killed in the...
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FILE - In this March 1, 1965, photo, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. leads a procession behind the casket of Jimmie Lee Jackson during funeral rites at Marion, Ala. From left, John Lewis, the Rev. Ralph Abernathy, King and the Rev. Andrew Young. In 1965, Jackson was fatally shot at a protest in Marion. It was that killing that sent hundreds of people to Selma for a march at the Edmund Pettus Bridge two weeks later. (AP Photo/File)
March 08, 2020 - 12:51 am
MARION, Ala. (AP) — Della Simpson Maynor remembers the mounted police officer cracking her elbow with a baton. She recalls the panicked marchers unable to escape the onslaught, and the scuffle between officers and a young church deacon who was trying to protect his mother and grandfather. Most of...
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This undated photo from the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Nathaniel Woods. Martin Luther King, III, the son of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as family members of Woods, a condemned Alabama inmate, are asking the governor to to stop his execution. Woods is scheduled to be executed on Thursday, March 5, 2020. Woods and co-defendant Kerry Spencer were convicted of capital murder for the 2004 killings of three Birmingham police officers. Spencer was also sentenced to death for the killings (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
March 05, 2020 - 11:50 pm
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A man convicted as an accomplice in the 2004 killings of three police officers in Alabama who were shot by another man was executed Thursday evening. Inmate Nathaniel Woods, 43, was pronounced dead at 9:01 p.m. CST Thursday following a lethal injection at the state prison in...
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Real estate heir Robert Durst sits during his murder trial at the Airport Branch Courthouse in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. After a Hollywood film about him, an HBO documentary full of seemingly damning statements, and decades of suspicion, Durst is now on trial for murder. In opening statements Wednesday, prosecutors will argue Durst killed his close friend Susan Berman before New York police could interview her about the 1982 disappearance of Durst's wife. (Etienne Laurent/EPA via AP, Pool)
March 05, 2020 - 10:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Susan Berman sealed her fate when she told best friend Robert Durst, falsely, that detectives had asked to talk to her about Durst's wife's disappearance 18 years earlier, prosecutors said Thursday. Durst allegedly told Berman that she should agree to be interviewed, but...
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Real estate heir Robert Durst sits during his murder trial at the Airport Branch Courthouse in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 4, 2020. After a Hollywood film about him, an HBO documentary full of seemingly damning statements, and decades of suspicion, Durst is now on trial for murder. In opening statements Wednesday, prosecutors will argue Durst killed his close friend Susan Berman before New York police could interview her about the 1982 disappearance of Durst's wife. (Etienne Laurent/EPA via AP, Pool)
March 04, 2020 - 7:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Durst has never been charged in the 1982 New York disappearance of his wife Kathie Durst, who was later declared dead despite no body being found, but on Wednesday a prosecutor in a Los Angeles courtroom repeatedly told a jury that he killed her. “Bob Durst killed his wife...
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This undated image taken from video, provided by KCTV in Kansas City, Mo., shows Ken Middleton, a Missouri inmate who has insisted for 30 years that he didn't kill his wife and is clinging to hope that Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will grant him clemency. Kathy Middleton died from a gunshot wound in her Blue Springs home on Feb. 20, 1990, and her husband, Ken, was sentenced to life and 200 years for first-degree murder. (Photo courtesy KCTV via AP)
March 03, 2020 - 11:57 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 75-year-old Missouri inmate who insists he did not kill his wife is clinging to hope that Gov. Mike Parson will heed his petition for clemency, despite three decades of unsuccessful legal efforts to secure his freedom. Kathy Middleton died from a gunshot wound in her Blue...
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-FILE- In this Monday March 18, 2019, file image, the body of one of three victims is covered with a white sheet as it lies next to a tram after a shooting incident in Utrecht, Netherlands. The trial of a Dutch man of Turkish descent is starting Monday March 2, 2020, for allegedly opening fire on a tram in the central city of Utrecht last year, killing four people in what prosecutors say was a terror attack. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
March 02, 2020 - 2:15 am
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — A terrorism trial starts Monday for a Dutch man of Turkish descent who allegedly opened fire on a tram in the central city of Utrecht last year, killing four people. Prosecutors have charged Gokmen Tanis with four counts of murder with terrorist intent and three counts...
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