Homicide

March 27, 2017 - 5:39 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Parole Board recommended Monday that the governor reject long-shot bids for clemency by two of inmates facing lethal injection next month, as a new lawsuit challenges the state's unprecedented plan to conduct four double executions over a 10-day period. The...
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March 27, 2017 - 5:29 pm
TECUMSEH, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on a traffic-stop shootout that killed an Oklahoma police officer and critically wounded another man (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Gov. Mary Fallin is offering her condolences to the family of a 22-year-old police officer who died after a shootout during a traffic...
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Members of the ATF and local police work at a crime scene at the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 27, 2017 - 5:11 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — As Cincinnati police delved further into their investigation of a nightclub shooting melee that left one person dead and 16 injured, city officials Monday urged more witnesses to come forward and offered reassurances amid questions about safety in public gathering spots. Police...
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March 27, 2017 - 4:13 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Parole Board recommended Monday that the governor reject long-shot bids for clemency by two inmates facing lethal injection next month as the state prepares for an unprecedented four nights of double executions over a 10-day period. The board told Gov. Asa...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2012, file photo, police officers and supporters clap as Officer Richard Haste, center, exits the courthouse after posting bail in New York. Haste, a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, resigned Sunday, March 26, 2017, from the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial. He was brought on departmental charges for demonstrating "poor judgment" by not taking obvious steps to defuse a fatal standoff with Ramarley Graham. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 26, 2017 - 11:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager resigned Sunday from the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial in a case that sparked outrage over police use of deadly force against black men and boys. Richard Haste was...
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In this March 17, 2017 photo, Zhao Yifeng holds up a photo of his brother Zhao Liping during an interview at a hotel in Beijing, China. Zhao Liping, who had enjoyed broad powers as head of public security in the northern Chinese region of Inner Mongolia, was sentenced to death in November, 2016 for murder, accepting bribes and the possession of firearms. Zhao, who has denied the charges, appealed the sentence. (AP Photo/Gillian Wong)
March 26, 2017 - 10:10 pm
BEIJING (AP) — At first blush, the plight of former Chinese police official Zhao Liping might not win much sympathy. When a court sentenced Zhao, who'd wielded enormous power over his fellow citizens, to death for murder and corruption, state media hailed the ruling as evidence of equality before...
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In this March 17, 2017 photo, Zhao Yifeng holds up a photo of his brother Zhao Liping during an interview at a hotel in Beijing, China. Zhao Liping, who had enjoyed broad powers as head of public security in the northern Chinese region of Inner Mongolia, was sentenced to death in November, 2016 for murder, accepting bribes and the possession of firearms. Zhao, who has denied the charges, appealed the sentence. (AP Photo/Gillian Wong)
March 26, 2017 - 9:57 pm
BEIJING (AP) — At first blush, the plight of former Chinese police official Zhao Liping might not win much sympathy. When a court sentenced Zhao, who'd wielded enormous power over his fellow citizens, to death for murder and corruption, state media hailed the ruling as evidence of equality before...
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Police operate at a crime scene outside the Cameo Nightclub after a reported fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. At least two people opened fire inside a crowded nightclub early Sunday morning. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 26, 2017 - 9:54 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 other people wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said. No suspects were in custody by Sunday night in the shooting at the Cameo...
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Las Vegas police investigate the scene of a stand-off in a bus along Las Vegas Boulevard, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police said the gunman in a fatal shooting on the Strip who barricaded himself inside a public bus has surrendered peacefully after shutting down the busy tourism corridor for hours. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 26, 2017 - 7:52 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire "for no apparent reason" as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said Sunday. Gary Breitling, 57, of Sidney, Montana, was shot and killed Saturday before the gunman...
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A barricade stretches across the road leading to the home where four people were found dead, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. A suspect is being held in San Francisco. Police are not saying how the four were killed and are not identifying the victims, including their genders and ages. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 26, 2017 - 1:59 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The four people killed last week in a quiet Northern California neighborhood include a woman and her two children, authorities said Sunday. The victims are Angelique Vasquez, 45; her daughter, Mia Vasquez, 14; her son, Alvin Vasquez, 11; and Ashley Coleman, 21, according...
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