Homicide

May 01, 2017 - 1:39 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a judge to reject a request by attorneys for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez to dismiss his murder conviction. In court documents filed Monday, prosecutors argue that dismissing the conviction would reward Hernandez for his "conscious, deliberate and voluntary act"...
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte gestures while addressing the media following the conclusion of the 30th ASEAN Leaders' Summit in Manila, Philippines, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Duterte suggested Saturday to his American counterpart to back out from an intensifying standoff with North Korea not in surrender but to avoid risking a nuclear "holocaust" that could affect Asia immensely. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
May 01, 2017 - 9:02 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A U.S.-based human rights group says President Donald Trump should not roll out the White House red carpet for Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte, whom it accused of being a "mastermind" of mass murder because of his anti-drug crackdown in which thousands have died. Human...
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San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman, right, speaks in front of a La Jolla apartment after a shooting Sunday, April 30, 2017, in San Diego as San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer looks on at right. Police shot and killed a 49-year-old man suspected of shooting seven people Sunday at a birthday pool party in an apartment complex near the University of California, San Diego, authorities said. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
May 01, 2017 - 4:29 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police shot and killed a 49-year-old man suspected of shooting seven people Sunday at a birthday pool party in an apartment complex near the University of California, San Diego, authorities said. Four women and three men were taken to hospitals with gunshot wounds, Chief Shelley...
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May 01, 2017 - 2:52 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police shot and killed a 49-year-old man suspected of shooting seven people Sunday at a birthday pool party in an apartment complex near the University of California, San Diego, authorities said. Police received reports of a man shooting people by the swimming pool at around 6 p.m...
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April 30, 2017 - 5:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Detectives were investigating whether two suspects arrested in a stolen car are connected to a shooting rampage through Los Angeles suburbs that killed one man and left three others wounded after a carjacking, sheriff's officials said Sunday. A man and woman matching the...
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A woman passes a make-shift memorial to remember Fusako Petrus, that has been erected at a fence surrounding the track of Highlands High School, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Petrus, 86, was sexually assaulted and beaten to death during a morning walk around the track with a friend, Wednesday. Neven Glen Butler was arrested that afternoon on unrelated sexual assault and elder abuse charges and homicide detectives were able to tie him to the scene of of the assault on Petrus. Butler is being held on suspicion of murder without bail, and will be arraigned in Sacramento County Superior Court, Monday. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
April 28, 2017 - 10:43 pm
NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — A young man was identified Friday as the suspect in the sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old California woman remembered as a hero by investigators and neighbors after she used a walking stick to try to stop an attack on her friend. Neven Glen Butler, 18...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows Joseph Rudolph Wood, who was executed with the use of the sedative midazolam on July 23, 2014. Wood gasped for air, snorted and his belly inflated and deflated during the nearly two hours it took for him to die when the state of Arizona executed him. Questions about whether midazolam can prevent prisoners from suffering while they die have persisted since several states in 2014 began using the drug as part of their lethal injection protocols. (Arizona Department of Corrections via AP, File)
April 28, 2017 - 9:36 pm
The sedative midazolam is supposed to prevent condemned prisoners from suffering while they die, but opponents say several problematic executions involving the drug are evidence that it does not work consistently. They raised new concerns after an execution Thursday in Arkansas left the prisoner...
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This undated photo released by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department on Friday, April 28, 2017, shows Neven Glen Butler. Authorities have arrested the 18-year-old man accused in the death of 86-year-old woman Fusako Petrus, who was sexually assaulted and beaten during a morning walk. (Sacramento County Sheriff's Department via AP)
April 28, 2017 - 8:28 pm
NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — A young man was identified Friday as the suspect in the sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old California woman remembered as a hero by investigators and neighbors after she used a walking stick to try to stop an attack on her friend. Neven Glen Butler, 18...
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FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows Dennis McGuire, who was executed with the use of the sedative midazolam on Jan. 16, 2014. McGuire's execution lasted 26 minutes and remains the longest execution to date since Ohio resumed putting inmates to death in 1999. Questions about whether midazolam can prevent prisoners from suffering while they die have persisted since several states in 2014 began using the drug as part of their lethal injection protocols. (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File)
April 28, 2017 - 5:35 pm
The sedative midazolam is supposed to prevent condemned prisoners from suffering while they die, but opponents say several problematic executions involving the drug are evidence that it does not work consistently. They raised new concerns after an execution Thursday in Arkansas left the prisoner...
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April 28, 2017 - 2:39 pm
NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — A young man has been arrested in the sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old California woman who was attacked as she tried to help a friend during a morning walk, officials said Friday. Neven Glen Butler, 18, was arrested after he was detained on unrelated...
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