Homicide

FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2014 file photo, Montgomery County Police Officer Robert Ladan uncovers photos of Lloyd Lee Welch Jr. during a news conference in Gaithersburg, Md. A published report says Welch, accused in the 1975 murders of two young sisters who disappeared from a Maryland shopping mall, plans to plead guilty to a crime that’s haunted the region for more than four decades. Welch was scheduled to go on trial Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in the killings of 12-year-old Sheila Lyon and 10-year-old Katherine Lyon. Online court records indicate the jury trial has been “withdrawn” and a motion hearing is scheduled instead. (Ricky Carioti /The Washington Post via AP, File)
September 12, 2017 - 10:27 am
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — A 60-year-old man who pleaded guilty in the killing of two young sisters from Maryland was sentenced Tuesday to two 48-year prison terms, more than four decades after the girls vanished during a trip to a local shopping mall. Lloyd Lee Welch Jr. entered his plea in a Virginia...
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Terror suspect Beate Zschaepe arrives in the court room in Munich, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2017. German prosecutors said that Zschaepe as the main defendant in the high-profile neo-Nazi trial should receive a life sentence for her alleged role in the killing of 10 people by a group calling itself the National Socialist Underground. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader,pool)
September 12, 2017 - 4:53 am
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say the main defendant in a high-profile neo-Nazi trial should receive a life sentence for her alleged role in the killing of 10 people by a group calling itself the National Socialist Underground. Federal prosecutor Herbert Diemer wrapped up his closing arguments...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2014 file photo, Montgomery County Police Officer Robert Ladan uncovers photos of Lloyd Lee Welch Jr. during a news conference in Gaithersburg, Md. A published report says Welch, accused in the 1975 murders of two young sisters who disappeared from a Maryland shopping mall, plans to plead guilty to a crime that’s haunted the region for more than four decades. Welch was scheduled to go on trial Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in the killings of 12-year-old Sheila Lyon and 10-year-old Katherine Lyon. Online court records indicate the jury trial has been “withdrawn” and a motion hearing is scheduled instead. (Ricky Carioti /The Washington Post via AP, File)
September 12, 2017 - 1:23 am
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — A man charged with killing two young sisters from Maryland is expected to plead guilty Tuesday, more than four decades after the girls vanished during a trip to a local shopping mall. Lloyd Lee Welch Jr., 60, is scheduled to appear in a Virginia court Tuesday. Welch is accused...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2014 file photo, Montgomery County Police Officer Robert Ladan uncovers photos of Lloyd Lee Welch Jr. during a news conference in Gaithersburg, Md. A published report says Welch, accused in the 1975 murders of two young sisters who disappeared from a Maryland shopping mall, plans to plead guilty to a crime that’s haunted the region for more than four decades. Welch was scheduled to go on trial Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in the killings of 12-year-old Sheila Lyon and 10-year-old Katherine Lyon. Online court records indicate the jury trial has been “withdrawn” and a motion hearing is scheduled instead. (Ricky Carioti /The Washington Post via AP, File)
September 12, 2017 - 1:22 am
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — A man charged with killing two young sisters from Maryland is expected to plead guilty more than four decades after the girls vanished during a trip to a local shopping mall. Lloyd Lee Welch Jr. is scheduled to appear in a Virginia court Tuesday. Welch is accused of snatching 12...
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September 11, 2017 - 9:25 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A suburban Pittsburgh woman is accused of stabbing her 8-day-old son and the baby's father, and police say she told them God made her do it because the baby was created "by the devil." WPXI-TV ( http://bit.ly/2wkwBVn ) reports police arrested Tanishia Fielder on Friday on charges...
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September 11, 2017 - 8:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say two brothers have been arrested in the shooting death of a community activist in Philadelphia, who police say was shot in the face during a carjacking while his 2-year-old daughter sat in the back seat. Police say 21-year-old Maurice Roberts and his 16-year-old...
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September 10, 2017 - 12:32 pm
GROTON, Mass. (AP) — An Oberlin College graduate is a suspect in the slayings of four people at a Massachusetts home. The Middlesex district attorney's office says 22-year-old Orion Krause, of Rockport, Maine, is to be arraigned Monday on murder charges in the four deaths Friday in Groton...
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September 09, 2017 - 4:56 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison plus 10 to 20 years in the 2014 beating death of his former girlfriend's 3-year-old son near Philadelphia. Twenty-six-year-old Gary Lee Fellenbaum III was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to first-degree murder in the...
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the Bucks County District Attorney's Office in Doylestown, Pa., shows Cosmo DiNardo. DiNardo and his cousin Sean Kratz, both charged in the deaths of four men who were found buried on a sprawling Pennsylvania farm, are scheduled to appear in county court for a preliminary hearing in Doylestown on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. (Bucks County District Attorney's Office via AP, File)
September 07, 2017 - 3:42 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A detective who took a statement from one of two cousins charged in the deaths of four men on a Pennsylvania farm says the suspect told him he and his cousin went out for cheesesteaks after the killings. Detective Martin McDonough says 20-year-old Sean Kratz said the killings...
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September 07, 2017 - 10:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a bulldozer struck and killed a man at a construction site in northeast Philadelphia. Police say the victim of Thursday morning's accident was a 59-year-old man. His name has not yet been released. The cause remains under investigation.
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