Homicide

October 02, 2017 - 11:14 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 6-year-old boy hit by a stray bullet in north Philadelphia. Twenty-two-year-old Abdul Holmes is also charged with aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and weapons offenses in the Friday night shooting. Police...
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In this combination of photos, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, are escorted by police as they leave their court hearing at Shah Alam court house in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Aisyah and Huong, accused of fatally poisoning Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler, pleaded not guilty as their trial began Monday in Malaysia's High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination that sparked a diplomatic standoff. (AP Photos/Daniel Chan)
October 02, 2017 - 6:27 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Two women accused of fatally poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader pleaded not guilty as their trial began Monday in Malaysia's High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination that sparked a diplomatic standoff. Siti Aisyah of...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, March 22, 2012, French police officers work outside the apartment of Mohamed Merah, left, in Toulouse, France, where Merah died after a fierce gunfight with police. Soon after Mohammed Merah's life ended in a torrent of explosions and bullets, Latifa Ibn Ziaten the mother of his first victim swore she would devote her life to ensuring that no other parents would suffer as she had, but since then France has endured a series of attacks. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, FILE)
October 02, 2017 - 3:09 am
PARIS (AP) — The older brother of a French extremist who killed seven people in a series of attacks on a Jewish school and soldiers goes on trial Monday for complicity in the 2012 shooting spree that in retrospect marked the start of an era of homegrown jihadi violence in France. The criminal trial...
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Police cordon off the entrance of the court house as trial of Vietnamese suspect Doan Thi Huong and Indonesian suspect Siti Aisyah at the Shah Alam court house at Shah Alam, Malaysia, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. The trial of two women accused of poisoning the estranged half brother of North Korea's ruler is scheduled to begin Monday in Malaysia's High Court, nearly eight months after the brazen airport assassination. (AP Photo/Joshhua Paul)
October 02, 2017 - 12:57 am
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two women accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The judge in the trial of two women accused of killing the half brother of North Korea's leader has denied a defense request that four...
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Former football legend O.J. Simpson signs documents at the Lovelock Correctional Center, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Lovelock, Nev. Simpson was released from the Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada early Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. (Brooke Keast/Nevada Department of Corrections via AP)
October 01, 2017 - 9:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the release from a Nevada prison of former football legend O.J. Simpson (all times local): 6:45 p.m. A Nevada parole official says O.J. Simpson plans to live at a home in the Las Vegas area for the foreseeable future. State Parole and Probation Capt. Shawn Arruti told...
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A U-Haul truck rests on its side after a high-speed chase with police in Edmonton Alta, on Saturday Sept. 30, 2017. Police say the U-Haul intentionally swerved at pedestrians at crosswalks throughout the chase. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
October 01, 2017 - 11:37 am
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — A car and knife attack on a police officer outside a football game and a high-speed chase of a moving van that left four people injured in the western city of Edmonton are being investigated as terrorist acts by a suspect who had an Islamic State group flag in his vehicle,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 16, 1979 file photo, San Francisco 49ers running back O.J. Simpson is escorted from the field by police after the final NFL football game of his career against in the Atlanta Falcons at Atlanta Fulton County Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. Simpson retired from football after the 1979 season, later being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame and beginning careers in acting and football broadcasting. A Nevada prison official said early Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, O.J. Simpson, the former football legend and Hollywood star, has been released from a Nevada prison in Lovelock after serving nine years for armed robbery. (AP Photo, File)
October 01, 2017 - 4:17 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. A beloved football hero in the 1960s and '70s, he transitioned effortlessly to movie star, sports commentator and TV pitchman in the years that followed. He kept that...
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September 30, 2017 - 1:00 pm
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A man who acknowledged having driven under the influence of alcohol before a wrong-way crash that killed five people has been sentenced to 18 to 36 years in prison. Thirty-year-old Gennadiy Manannikov of Lake Ariel pleaded guilty in July to five counts of vehicular homicide...
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September 30, 2017 - 10:32 am
PALMERTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has been arrested in the death of her mother who police allege was killed with a crossbow after the two argued. Fifty-one-year-old Lisa Marie Caplan of Palmerton is charged with criminal homicide and aggravated assault in the death of 71-year-old Sandra...
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This undated photo provided by the Illinois Department of Corrections shows Thomas Kokoraleis. Illinois authorities refused Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, to release Kokoraleis, a parole-eligible convicted murderer who is suspected of being part of the notorious "Ripper Crew" that brutally killed as many as 20 women in the 1980s, determining that he lacks an approved place to live. Kokoraleis was scheduled to be released on parole after serving 35 years in prison for the 1982 slaying of a suburban Chicago woman. (Illinois Department of Corrections via AP)
September 30, 2017 - 12:47 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois authorities refused Friday to release a parole-eligible convicted murderer who is suspected of being part of the notorious "Ripper Crew" that brutally killed as many as 20 women in the 1980s, determining that he lacks an approved place to live. Thomas Kokoraleis was...
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