Homicide

FILE - This is a April 30 2008 file photo of submarine owner Peter Madsen . Denmark's navy says that Madsen's privately built submarine that had been feared missing in Danish waters has been found and the crew is safe. The navy says that the 40-ton, nearly 18-meter-long (60-foot-long) submarine with at least two people on board had been "found sailing" south of Copenhagen. (Niels Hougaard /Ritzau. File via AP)
August 11, 2017 - 6:26 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The owner of an amateur-built submarine was arrested on suspicion of murder Friday after his vessel sank off Denmark's coast and a journalist who had joined him for what was supposed to be a short voyage was reported missing, Copenhagen police said. Police said in a...
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August 11, 2017 - 1:57 pm
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who police say killed his girlfriend's 17-month-old daughter was sentenced to up to 40 years in prison, and the judge told him he wished could give him more time. Gary Foley Jr. was sentenced Friday at county court in Easton to serve 20 to 40 years in prison,...
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In this Aug. 2017, booking photo released by the San Francisco Police Department shows suspect Andrew Warren, an employee of the University of Oxford in Britain. California prosecutors on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, formally charged Wyndham Lathem with murder in connection with the stabbing death of a 26-year-old Chicago man. Lathem and Andrew Warren were on the run for about a week before they surrendered Friday, Aug. 4, to authorities in Oakland and San Francisco. Warren is being held at the county jail in San Francisco. (San Francisco Police Department via AP)
August 11, 2017 - 11:18 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A hair stylist suffered more than 40 stab wounds to his upper body in a fatal attack last month in the high-rise Chicago condo of a Northwestern professor, police said Friday. Former professor Wyndham Lathem and Oxford University financial officer Andrew Warren face Chicago arrest...
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August 10, 2017 - 5:47 pm
TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) — A Texas appeals court has upheld the 99-year prison sentence given to a mortician who was the subject of the 2011 film "Bernie." The 6th Texas Court of Appeals in Texarkana on Wednesday upheld the sentence given to Bernie Tiede (TEE'-duh) for his 1999 murder conviction in...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2017, file photo, Betty Shelby leaves the courtroom with her husband, Dave Shelby, right, after the jury in her case began deliberations in Tulsa, Okla. Shelby, a former Tulsa police officer who resigned after being acquitted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man, is going to work for the sheriff's office in neighboring Rogers County. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
August 10, 2017 - 2:02 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white former Tulsa police officer who resigned after being acquitted of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man was sworn in Thursday as a reserve deputy sheriff in a neighboring county. Wearing a firearm on her hip and dressed in a Rogers County Sheriff's...
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FILE – In this April 4, 2017, file photo, Penn State University's former Beta Theta Pi fraternity house on Burrowes Road sits empty after being shut down in State College, Pa. A preliminary hearing is set to resume Thursday, Aug. 10 for members of Penn State University's now-shuttered Beta Theta Pi fraternity chapter, accused in the Feb. 4 death of 19-year-old Tim Piazza, of Lebanon, N.J., after a night of heavy drinking. (Abby Drey /Centre Daily Times via AP, File)
August 10, 2017 - 1:57 pm
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the court hearing in the death of a Penn State fraternity member following an alcohol hazing ritual (all times local): Noon Video shot inside a Penn State fraternity house shows a pledge stumbling and unsteady about three hours before he was found unconscious in...
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FILE – In this April 4, 2017, file photo, Penn State University's former Beta Theta Pi fraternity house on Burrowes Road sits empty after being shut down in State College, Pa. A preliminary hearing is set to resume Thursday, Aug. 10 for members of Penn State University's now-shuttered Beta Theta Pi fraternity chapter, accused in the Feb. 4 death of 19-year-old Tim Piazza, of Lebanon, N.J., after a night of heavy drinking. (Abby Drey /Centre Daily Times via AP, File)
August 10, 2017 - 9:42 am
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the court hearing in the death of a Penn State fraternity member following an alcohol hazing ritual (all times local): 9:30 a.m. A hearing has resumed for members of a Penn State fraternity accused of crimes related to the February death of a sophomore...
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Ricky Martin, left, a cast member in the FX series "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story," answers a reporter's question as fellow cast members Darren Criss, center, and Edgar Martinez look on during the 2017 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at 20th Century Fox Studios on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
August 10, 2017 - 1:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ricky Martin said he reassured Gianni Versace's longtime partner Antonio D'Amico that the pair will be treated respectfully in a TV drama about Versace's 1997 murder. "I'll make sure people fall in love with your relationship with Gianni," Martin, who plays D'Amico in FX's "The...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2017, file photo, Wesley Correa-Carmenaty is led into the Woodbury County Jail in Sioux City, Iowa. Prosecutors say the man charged with killing a sheriff's deputy and wounding another while escaping from an Iowa jail will plead guilty. (Tim Hynds/Sioux City Journal via AP, File)
August 09, 2017 - 6:53 pm
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A man charged with killing a sheriff's deputy and wounding another while escaping from an Iowa jail will plead guilty, prosecutors said Wednesday. The Pottawattamie County Attorney's Office said an attorney for Wesley Correa-Carmenaty, 24, informed officials of the...
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This undated photo provided Elmira Police shows Harriette Hoyt. An 8-month-old baby found alive in a plastic bag outside a home had been abandoned there several days, authorities said. Elmira police said neighbors checking out a noise early Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, and found a baby whose feet were sticking out of the bag. Hoyt was being held Wednesday in the Chemung County Jail and has been charged with attempted murder. (Elmira Police via AP)
August 09, 2017 - 5:41 pm
ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — Two sisters who thought a dog was making noises near their neighbor's bushes discovered something shocking: a filthy 8-month-old baby girl who survived three nights outside in a white plastic bag. "Her legs were just dangling in the bag. Her head was in the bag. Her whole head...
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