Homicide

August 22, 2017 - 7:36 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman was charged Tuesday with killing the autistic teenage daughter she gave up for adoption as a baby, weeks after the girl's remains were found in a burn pit on her remote property and months after the girl moved back from Minnesota, where she was raised...
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August 22, 2017 - 6:20 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman was charged Tuesday with killing the autistic teenage daughter she gave up for adoption as a baby, weeks after the girl's remains were found in a burn pit on her remote property and months after the girl moved back from Minnesota, where she was raised...
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August 22, 2017 - 6:02 pm
THEODOSIA, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a 16-year-old girl whose burned remains were found in rural Missouri (all times local): 5 p.m. The adoptive mother of an autistic 16-year-old girl whose burned remains were found on the rural Missouri property of her biological mother says her family is grieving...
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August 22, 2017 - 6:01 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman was charged Tuesday with killing the autistic teenage daughter she gave up for adoption as a baby, weeks after the girl's remains were found in a burn pit on her remote property and months after the girl moved back from Minnesota, where she was raised...
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People stand next to candles and flowers placed on the ground, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, after Thursday's terror attack that left many killed and wounded in Barcelona, Spain. The lone fugitive from the Spanish cell that killed several people in and near Barcelona was shot to death Monday after he flashed what turned out to be a fake suicide belt at two troopers who confronted him in a vineyard just outside the city he terrorized, authorities said. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 22, 2017 - 5:06 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on news relating to the Spanish attacks (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Court documents show that members of a Spanish extremist cell bought knives and an ax between the first and second fatal attacks in the country's Catalonia region last week. The detail came light as...
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Seen on a court video link screen, Moroccan man Abderrahman Mechkah, lays in a hospital bed during the initial remand hearing, on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, and terrorism crimes, at court in Turku, Finland, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. 18-year old Mechkah, who was shot in the leg by police during his arrest, stands accused of killing two people and attempting to kill eight others with terrorist intent. (Martti Kainulainen/Lehtikuva via AP)
August 22, 2017 - 3:31 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — A Finnish court ordered a Moroccan asylum-seeker suspected of a knife attack that killed two and wounded eight people to remain in custody on preliminary charges. The regional court in Turku said the 18-year-old male suspect will be held on suspicion of terrorist crimes, including...
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August 22, 2017 - 2:38 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man convicted in one Pennsylvania slaying has now pleaded guilty to charges in the deaths of two other people. Allegheny County prosecutors said jury selection was halted when 22-year-old Theodore Smedley pleaded guilty Tuesday to two counts of voluntary manslaughter and a...
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August 22, 2017 - 12:28 pm
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man convicted in the 1995 killing of a man who expressed romantic interest in him on national television has been released from prison. The Michigan Department of Corrections says 47-year-old Jonathan Schmitz was released from a prison Tuesday in Jackson. Schmitz...
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August 22, 2017 - 10:24 am
CLEARFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman is on trial on charges she killed her ex-boyfriend's 2-year-old daughter after while babysitting the girl nearly four years ago. Twenty-five-year-old Cody Lander testified Monday that he and the defendant, 22-year-old Jennifer Medzie, argued the night...
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August 22, 2017 - 2:09 am
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a woman earlier this year. Thirty-five-year-old Joshua Stockman, of South Whitehall Township, entered the plea Monday in Lehigh County Court. Stockman's lawyer says he has apologized to...
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