Homicide

Betty Shelby leaves the courtroom with her husband, Dave Shelby, right, after the jury in her case began deliberations in Tulsa, Okla., Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Shelby, who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year, was found not guilty later Wednesday of first-degree manslaughter. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 19, 2017 - 7:13 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white Oklahoma police officer acquitted in an unarmed black man's shooting death will be back on the force next week, even as jurors who declared her not guilty of manslaughter unanimously agreed she should never return to patrol. Tulsa police Chief Chuck Jordan issued a one-...
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FILE - This photo and sketch combo shows an undated file photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office of Aaron Saucedo, left, and a July 2016 composite sketch provided by the Phoenix Police Department showing a suspect in a series of fatal shootings in Phoenix. A judge has ordered the release of the court record that documents the evidence police have gathered in the investigation of Saucedo, accused in a string of serial killings, according to the judge's ruling made public Thursday, May 18, 2017. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and Phoenix Police Department via AP,File)
May 19, 2017 - 6:28 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The man arrested in a string of serial killings left behind bullet casings at each crime that authorities tested and linked him to the shootings, police said in documents released Friday that provide the most detailed narrative to date about a case that unnerved Phoenix neighborhoods...
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Family members carry a grief stricken Ebony Archie, mother of Kingston Frazier, after learning the young boy was found dead after being kidnapped during the theft of his mother's vehicle from a Kroger parking lot, Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Jackson, Miss. (Elijah Baylis/The Clarion-Ledger via AP)
May 18, 2017 - 9:11 pm
GLUCKSTADT, Miss. (AP) — Three young Mississippi men were arrested hours after a 6-year-old boy was found shot dead Thursday in his mother's stolen car and the suspects will be charged with capital murder, authorities said. Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest announced at a news...
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May 18, 2017 - 4:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved legislation that makes killing a state or local police officer an aggravating factor juries would consider in death penalty cases. Under current law, killing a federal law enforcement officer is already an aggravating factor in death penalty deliberations...
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Betty Shelby leaves the courtroom with her husband, Dave Shelby, right, after the jury in her case began deliberations in Tulsa, Okla., Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Shelby, who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year, was found not guilty later Wednesday of first-degree manslaughter. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 18, 2017 - 7:34 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A jury on Wednesday acquitted a white Oklahoma police officer who says she fired out of fear last year when she killed an unarmed black man with his hands held above his head. The family of Terence Crutcher burst into tears and expressed outrage after jurors found Tulsa officer...
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FILE - In this July 30, 2001, file photo, Robert Mueller is sworn in at the start of his testimony during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, to be the FBI director. Mueller took office as FBI director in 2001 expecting to dig into drug cases, white-collar misdeeds and violent crime. A week later was Sept. 11. Overnight, his mission changed and Mueller spent the next 12 years wrestling the agency into a battle-hardened terrorism-fighting force. (AP Photo/Dennis Cook, File)
May 18, 2017 - 6:14 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. DOJ APPOINTS SPECIAL COUNSEL FOR TRUMP-RUSSIA PROBE Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is tapped to oversee the investigation into allegations that Trump's campaign and the Kremlin...
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Betty Shelby leaves the courtroom with her husband, Dave Shelby, right, after the jury in her case began deliberations in Tulsa, Okla., Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Shelby, who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year, was found not guilty later Wednesday of first-degree manslaughter. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 18, 2017 - 2:19 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A jury on Wednesday acquitted a white Oklahoma police officer who says she fired out of fear last year when she killed an unarmed black man with his hands held above his head. The family of Terence Crutcher burst into tears and expressed outrage after jurors found Tulsa officer...
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Betty Shelby leaves the courtroom with her husband, Dave Shelby, right, after the jury in her case began deliberations in Tulsa, Okla., Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Shelby, who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year, was found not guilty later Wednesday of first-degree manslaughter. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 18, 2017 - 2:14 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a white Oklahoma police officer who says she fired out of fear last year when she killed an unarmed black man with his hands held above his head. The family of Terence Crutcher burst into tears and expressed outrage after jurors found Tulsa officer Betty Jo...
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The Rev. Joey Crutcher, father of Terence Crutcher, talks with the media following the verdict in the trial of Tulsa police officer Betty Jo Shelby in Tulsa, Okla., Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Shelby was charged with manslaughter in the shooting of Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man. Shelby was found innocent Wednesday. At left is Leanna Crutcher, the mother of Terence Crutcher and at right is Crutcher family attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 18, 2017 - 12:53 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on the manslaughter trial of a white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man. (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Oklahoma's Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has called for calm after a jury found a Tulsa police officer not guilty in the shooting of an...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 12, 2017, file photo, Betty Shelby leaves the courtroom following testimony in her trial in Tulsa, Okla. Shelby, who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year, was found not guilty Wednesday of first-degree manslaughter. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
May 18, 2017 - 12:11 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A jury on Wednesday acquitted of first-degree manslaughter a white Oklahoma police officer who says she fired out of fear last year when she killed an unarmed black man with his hands held above his head. The family of Terence Crutcher burst into tears and reacted with outrage...
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