Homicide

Police help people cross the street outside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York after a gunman opened fire there on Friday, June 30, 2017. The gunman, identified as Dr. Henry Bello who used to work at the hospital, returned with a rifle hidden under his white lab coat, law enforcement officials said. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
June 30, 2017 - 10:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor forced from a New York hospital because of sexual harassment accusations returned Friday with an assault rifle hidden under a lab coat and shot seven people, killing one woman and leaving several doctors fighting for their lives, authorities said. The gunman, Dr. Henry...
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Commander Tim Jones, head of the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Strike Force, speaks at a news conference, Friday, June 30, 2017, in Chicago where it was announced that Chicago police and federal agents are collaborating on an initiative to stem the flow of illegal firearms in the city as part of efforts to curb rampant gun violence in the city. (AP Photo/G-Jun Yam)
June 30, 2017 - 5:11 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police, federal agents and prosecutors launched an initiative Friday aimed at stemming the flow of illegal firearms in the city as part of efforts to curb rampant gun violence that President Donald Trump says is at "epidemic proportions." Trump's remark on Twitter came ahead...
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June 30, 2017 - 3:32 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI says 14 people have been charged in connection with a series of assaults on Los Angeles County jail inmates, allegedly at the behest of the Mexican Mafia prison gang. The FBI's Los Angeles field office says an investigation over the past 12 months found the assaults were...
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This image from video provided by KABC-TV shows the scene where a Los Angeles police officer was shot following the pursuit of a homicide suspect ending in El Segundo, Calif., on the border of neighboring Hawthorne, Thursday, June 29, 2017. Officials say the suspect was being pursued by a multi-agency task force but couldn't immediately provide additional details. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said the officer was wounded in the hip and will recover. The suspect was also shot and wounded. (KABC-TV via AP)
June 30, 2017 - 1:32 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homicide suspect livestreamed on Facebook as he traded gunfire with police, eventually shooting a Los Angeles SWAT officer before a police round struck him, a law enforcement official said. The official was not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation and spoke to The...
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FILE - In this Tuesday March 4, 2008, file photo, William Morva as he listens to court proceedings in Washington County Circuit Court in Abingdon, Va. Morva is scheduled to receive a lethal injection Thursday, July 6, 2017, for the killings of a hospital security guard and a sheriff’s deputy in 2006. Morva’s attorneys and mental health advocates are calling on Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to spare his life. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool, File)
June 30, 2017 - 9:56 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — William Morva showed signs of mental illness long before he killed two men during an escape from custody in 2006, friends and family say. In the years leading up to the killings, Morva began sleeping in the woods, showed up barefoot at his father's funeral and was banned from a...
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This image from video provided by KABC-TV shows the scene where a Los Angeles police officer was shot following the pursuit of a homicide suspect ending in El Segundo, Calif., on the border of neighboring Hawthorne, Thursday, June 29, 2017. Officials say the suspect was being pursued by a multi-agency task force but couldn't immediately provide additional details. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said the officer was wounded in the hip and will recover. The suspect was also shot and wounded. (KABC-TV via AP)
June 30, 2017 - 3:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homicide suspect livestreamed on Facebook as he traded gunfire with police, eventually shooting a Los Angeles SWAT officer before a police round struck him, a law enforcement official said. The official was not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation and spoke to The...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 file photo Russian police investigate the lifeless body of Boris Nemtsov, a former Russian deputy prime minister and opposition leader just off Red Square, with St. Basil Cathidral in the background, in Moscow, Russia. A jury on Thursday June 29, 2017 have found five men guilty in the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov, a top opponent of President Vladimir Putin, was shot in 2015 as he was walking across a bridge just outside the Kremlin. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, file)
June 29, 2017 - 2:33 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A jury convicted five men Thursday in the assassination of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov on a bridge near the Kremlin two years ago, ending a trial that his supporters said had failed to bring the true masterminds of the brazen killing to justice. The shooting death so close to Red...
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June 29, 2017 - 11:54 am
SHENANDOAH, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has been convicted of third-degree murder in the suffocation death of her 14-month-old granddaughter. Pietrina Hoffman maintained her innocence as the guilty verdict was read Wednesday. Prosecutors say the Mahanoy City woman was babysitting Navaeh Doyle...
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June 28, 2017 - 9:26 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a law enforcement officer shot in Sacramento, California (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The suspect in the shooting of a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was convicted nearly a decade ago of charges linked to the slaying of a brother and sister. Court and...
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June 28, 2017 - 3:13 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court scrutinized a prosecutor over her refusal to seek the death penalty in two dozen murder cases, and a justice suggested during arguments Wednesday that Gov. Rick Scott had the power to suspend the state attorney. The case involves whether the...
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