Homicide

FILE - This March 25, 2017, file photo, shows a sign for the Department of Correction's Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Death-row inmate Kenneth Williams is scheduled to die at the prison unit Thursday, April 27, 2017, for the killing of a former deputy prison warden following an escape. If Williams is put to death, it would be the fourth execution for Arkansas since April 20. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel, File)
April 28, 2017 - 12:08 am
VARNER, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' effort to execute a fourth inmate before its supply of a lethal injection drug expires on Sunday (all times local): 11 p.m. Arkansas has wrapped up an aggressive execution schedule, putting to death its fourth inmate in eight days. Thirty-eight-year-old...
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FILE - This March 25, 2017, file photo, shows a sign for the Department of Correction's Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Death-row inmate Kenneth Williams is scheduled to die at the prison unit Thursday, April 27, 2017, for the killing of a former deputy prison warden following an escape. If Williams is put to death, it would be the fourth execution for Arkansas since April 20. (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel, File)
April 27, 2017 - 9:05 pm
VARNER, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' effort to execute a fourth inmate before its supply of a lethal injection drug expires on Sunday (all times local): 8 p.m. Arkansas' attorney general is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the execution of inmate Kenneth Williams to go forward. In...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said targeted state police because he was trying to foment an uprising against the government. Frein’s lawyers want the jury to sentence him to life without parole. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
April 27, 2017 - 8:11 am
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The bell atop the Pike County Courthouse last tolled the fate of a condemned killer in the 1980s. On Wednesday, it rang again. Eric Frein, the would-be revolutionary who shot two Pennsylvania troopers, one fatally, in a late-night attack at their barracks, was sentenced to death...
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Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Bear, Del. Delaware State Police say a trooper has been taken to a hospital after being shot at the convenience store. The trooper, who was on duty at the time, was taken to Christiana Hospital. (Damian Giletto/The News Journal via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 12:39 am
BEAR, Del. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Delaware state trooper (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Authorities say a local fire company has opened its doors to serve as a temporary shelter for residents prevented from returning to their homes while police continue to try to negotiate with the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said targeted state police because he was trying to foment an uprising against the government. Frein’s lawyers want the jury to sentence him to life without parole. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
April 26, 2017 - 10:42 pm
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A bell tolled the fate of a gunman after a jury on Wednesday condemned him to die for shooting two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks in a late-night ambush, killing one and leaving a second with devastating injuries. Eric Frein, 33, was sentenced by a jury to death by...
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Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Bear, Del. Delaware State Police say a trooper has been taken to a hospital after being shot at the convenience store. The trooper, who was on duty at the time, was taken to Christiana Hospital. (Damian Giletto/The News Journal via AP)
April 26, 2017 - 9:04 pm
MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — A man shot and killed a Delaware state trooper outside a convenience store Wednesday and later barricaded himself inside his house, where he continued to fire shots at officers, police said. The trooper was shot multiple times and died at a hospital, state police...
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Pastors and church leaders from the Pastor Clusters of the Fresno/Clovis area meet outside Catholic Charities in Fresno, Calif., during a prayer walk vigil for the three victims of Tuesday's shooting, on Thursday, April 20, 2017. David Jackson, 58, who was one of alleged victims of Kori Ali Muhammad, was shot and killed outside Catholic Charities. Mark Gassett, 37, had just picked up groceries at a Catholic Charities building when Muhammad shot him in the chest, and fired twice more after he fell to make sure he was dead. (Craig Kohlruss/The Fresno Bee via AP)
April 26, 2017 - 7:59 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The black suspect in a racially motivated shooting rampage in Fresno was charged Wednesday with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of white men he targeted randomly on the street, prosecutors said. The charges come just over a week after Kori Ali Muhammad was...
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FILE - In this May 1, 1992 file photo, Rodney King speaks during a news conference in Los Angeles pleading for the end to the rioting and looting that has plagued the city following the verdicts in the trial against four Los Angeles Police officers accused of beating him. It was King's first public appearance in a year. (AP Photo/David Longstreath)
April 26, 2017 - 6:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of the key players have died. Others have gone on quietly with their lives in the 25 years since a jury acquitted four white police officers in the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney King. Days of deadly rioting began almost immediately after jurors set the officers...
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Pastors and church leaders from the Pastor Clusters of the Fresno/Clovis area meet outside Catholic Charities in Fresno, Calif., during a prayer walk vigil for the three victims of Tuesday's shooting, on Thursday, April 20, 2017. David Jackson, 58, who was one of alleged victims of Kori Ali Muhammad, was shot and killed outside Catholic Charities. Mark Gassett, 37, had just picked up groceries at a Catholic Charities building when Muhammad shot him in the chest, and fired twice more after he fell to make sure he was dead. (Craig Kohlruss/The Fresno Bee via AP)
April 26, 2017 - 6:58 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The black suspect in a racially motivated shooting rampage in Fresno was charged Wednesday with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of white men he targeted randomly on the street, prosecutors said. The charges come just over a week after Kori Ali Muhammad was...
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FILE - This combination of March 14, 1991 booking photos shows the four police officers indicted for brutalizing black motorist Rodney King in a videotaped attack. From left are Sgt. Stacey C. Koon, Officer Theodore J. Briseno, Officer Timothy E. Wind and Officer Laurence Powell. Two served time in prison and all four lost their careers. (LA County District Attorney via AP)
April 26, 2017 - 1:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of the key players have died. Others have gone on quietly with their lives in the 25 years since a jury acquitted four white police officers in the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney King. Days of deadly rioting began almost immediately after jurors set the officers...
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