Homicide

This June 6, 2016 photo taken in Honolulu shows a bumper sticker Hawaii officials distributed in a campaign for a Hawaii boy who disappeared 20 years ago. The child, known as "Peter Boy," became the face of missing and abused children in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The father of the boy is expected to appear in court for a hearing Wednesday, April 5, 2017, where it's possible he'll accept a plea deal in the murder case against him. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
April 05, 2017 - 8:54 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The father of a Hawaii boy who went missing 20 years ago pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday in a deal with prosecutors that requires him to reveal the location of the child's body. Peter Kema Sr. also entered a guilty plea to hindering prosecution and agreed to a 20-year...
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This June 6, 2016 photo taken in Honolulu shows a bumper sticker Hawaii officials distributed in a campaign for a Hawaii boy who disappeared 20 years ago. The child, known as "Peter Boy," became the face of missing and abused children in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The father of the boy is expected to appear in court for a hearing Wednesday, April 5, 2017, where it's possible he'll accept a plea deal in the murder case against him. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
April 05, 2017 - 7:44 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The father of a Hawaii boy who went missing 20 years ago pleaded guilty to manslaughter Wednesday in a deal with prosecutors that requires him to provide answers about where the child's body is located. Peter Kema Sr. also entered the plea to hindering prosecution and agreed to a 20...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Attorneys for Frein, charged in the 2014 ambush slaying of Pennsylvania Police Cpl. Bryon Dickson II, are asking a judge on the eve of his trial to throw out his videotaped confession. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
April 05, 2017 - 1:40 pm
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — State police troopers on Wednesday described for a jury how they responded in the chaotic minutes and hours after a sniper targeted their barracks, shooting two troopers from a wooded area across the street during a late-night shift change. Five troopers gave jurors a dramatic...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2004 file photo, Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong is seen before a hearing at the Erie County Courthouse in Erie, Pa. Diehl-Armstrong, a woman convicted in a bizarre Pennsylvania bank robbery plot that left a pizza delivery driver dead when a bomb strapped to his neck exploded has died in prison. A spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney’s office in Pittsburgh says the federal Bureau of Prisons confirms that Diehl-Armstrong died Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at the Federal Medical Center in Carswell, Texas. (Janet B. Campbell/Erie Times-News via AP, File)
April 04, 2017 - 7:05 pm
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A woman convicted in a bizarre bank robbery plot that left a pizza delivery driver dead when a bomb strapped to his neck exploded has died in prison. Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong died Tuesday of natural causes, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said. Her last location in the federal prison...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Attorneys for Frein, charged in the 2014 ambush slaying of Pennsylvania Police Cpl. Bryon Dickson II, are asking a judge on the eve of his trial to throw out his videotaped confession. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
April 04, 2017 - 1:05 pm
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A prosecutor asked jurors Tuesday to deliver "full justice" in the trial of a man accused of killing a police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 sniper attack at their barracks, calling the defendant an assassin who targeted law enforcement in hopes of sparking a revolution...
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April 03, 2017 - 7:49 pm
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Federal immigration officials have detained a California prostitute after she completed a jail sentence for involuntary manslaughter in connection with the accidental heroin overdose of a Google executive she was entertaining aboard his yacht. Santa Cruz sheriff's...
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Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez turns to look at assistant district attorney Patrick Haggan as Haggan questions a prosecution witness during Hernandez's double murder trial at Suffolk Superior Court Monday, April 3, 2017 in Boston. Hernandez is standing trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former NFL player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool)
April 03, 2017 - 11:09 am
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez have begun presenting their defense in his double-murder trial. After prosecutors rested their case Monday, Hernandez's lawyer called their first witness, a fan who had his photo taken with Hernandez the night prosecutors say Hernandez...
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In a Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 file photo, Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby leaves the Tulsa County Courthouse after her court appearance, in Tulsa, Okla., where she was arraigned on a first-degree manslaughter charge, stemming from the September shooting death of Terence Crutcher. Shelby tells “60 Minutes” in an episode set to air Sunday, April 2, 2017, that she used lethal force because she feared 40-year-old Crutcher was reaching inside his SUV for a gun. She has pleaded not guilty and goes to trial May 8. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP.,File)
April 02, 2017 - 7:23 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white Oklahoma police officer charged with manslaughter for fatally shooting an unarmed black man last year says the man's race had nothing to do with her decision to fire her gun. Tulsa officer Betty Jo Shelby told CBS's "60 Minutes" in an interview that aired Sunday that she...
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April 02, 2017 - 4:15 pm
BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (AP) — A suspected tornado flipped a mobile home off its foundation Sunday in Louisiana, killing a mother and her 3-year-old daughter as a powerful storm system swept through the South, damaging a handful of homes and businesses in Texas. Parts of Arkansas and Mississippi were...
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April 02, 2017 - 1:22 pm
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man who struck and killed a renowned Australian humorist with his pickup truck will be sentenced in May after pleading guilty to vehicular manslaughter and leaving the scene of a crash. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports ( https://goo.gl/6KSgH3 ) that 20-year-old Tristian...
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