Homicide

May 08, 2017 - 4:54 pm
STORMVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A man who spent 22 years in prison for a double killing he said he didn't do walked free Monday, his New York conviction overturned but prosecutors vowing to get it restored. "It's a beautiful thing," Calvin Buari said as he left a prison in New York's Hudson Valley, to...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wyandotte County Detention Center shows Michael Jones. The Kansas man will be sentenced to life in prison Monday, May 8, 2017, for the killing of his 7-year-old son, who authorities say was subjected to horrific abuse and was "essentially starved to death" before his remains were found in the family's pig sty. (Wyandotte County Detention Center via AP, File)
May 08, 2017 - 3:58 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man was sentenced to life in prison Monday for the killing of his 7-year-old son, who authorities say was subjected to horrific abuse and was "essentially starved to death" before his remains were found in the family's pig sty. Michael Jones, a 46-year-old former...
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May 08, 2017 - 3:50 pm
STORMVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A man who spent 22 years in prison for a double killing he said he didn't do has been freed after his conviction was overturned. But New York prosecutors are vowing to get it restored. Calvin Buari (boo-AHR'-ee) left a prison in New York's Hudson Valley on Monday, to cheers...
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This undated photo provided by Massachusetts Eye and Ear shows Dr. Lina Bolanos, found dead with her fiancee Dr. Richard Field on Friday, May 5, 2017, by police at his condo in the Macallen Building in South Boston. Police said they believe the man suspected of their deaths knew them. (Garyfallia Pagonis/Massachusetts Eye and Ear via AP)
May 08, 2017 - 2:55 pm
BOSTON (AP) — One of two doctors found dead and bound inside their penthouse in a luxury condominium building had texted a friend that there was "a gunman in the house," prosecutors revealed Monday as the suspect in their slayings was arraigned from his hospital bed. Authorities said that friend...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wyandotte County Detention Center shows Michael Jones. The Kansas man will be sentenced to life in prison Monday, May 8, 2017, for the killing of his 7-year-old son, who authorities say was subjected to horrific abuse and was "essentially starved to death" before his remains were found in the family's pig sty. (Wyandotte County Detention Center via AP, File)
May 08, 2017 - 6:56 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man will be sentenced to life in prison Monday for the killing of his 7-year-old son, who authorities say was subjected to horrific abuse and was "essentially starved to death" before his remains were found in the family's pig sty. Michael Jones, a 46-year-old...
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Mourners hold the commemorative program as they emerge from the funeral service for 15-year-old, Jordan Edwards, at Mesquite Friendship Baptist Church in Mesquite, Texas, Saturday, May 6, 2017. Roy Oliver, who has been fired from the Balch Springs Police Department, is free on bond after being arrested Friday in the April 29 shooting death of Edwards. (Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 5:50 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The family of a black 15-year-old shot and killed by a white suburban Dallas police officer has sued the officer and his department, accusing the department of inadequately training the officer and ignoring warning signs that he was prone to erratic behavior. Jordan Edwards' funeral...
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This photo provided by the Parker County Sheriff's Office shows Roy Oliver. Oliver, a Texas police officer, faces a murder charge in the shooting of a teenager after being fired earlier in the week over the incident, authorities said Friday, May 5, 2017. Oliver fired a rifle at a car full of teenagers leaving a party April 29, killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. (Parker County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 1:49 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities who've charged a white suburban Dallas police officer with murder in a black teenager's death face a tough task in getting a conviction as few of these cases go to trial and, when they do, juries remain reluctant to second guess an officer's decision to use deadly force,...
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This photo provided by the Parker County Sheriff's Office shows Roy Oliver. Oliver, a Texas police officer, faces a murder charge in the shooting of a teenager after being fired earlier in the week over the incident, authorities said Friday, May 5, 2017. Oliver fired a rifle at a car full of teenagers leaving a party April 29, killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. (Parker County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 06, 2017 - 5:27 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities who've charged a white suburban Dallas police officer with murder in a black teenager's death face a tough task in getting a conviction as few of these cases go to trial and, when they do, juries remain reluctant to second guess an officer's decision to use deadly force,...
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This photo provided by the Parker County Sheriff's Office shows Roy Oliver. Oliver, a Texas police officer, faces a murder charge in the shooting of a teenager after being fired earlier in the week over the incident, authorities said Friday, May 5, 2017. Oliver fired a rifle at a car full of teenagers leaving a party April 29, killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. (Parker County Sheriff's Office via AP)
May 06, 2017 - 1:01 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A white Texas police officer who fired into a car of teenagers leaving an unruly party, killing a black 15-year-old passenger, faces a murder charge, authorities say. Roy Oliver turned himself in Friday night, just hours after the Dallas County Sheriff's Office issued a warrant for...
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This Oct. 31, 2014, photo provided by Patrick Carns shows Timothy Piazza, center, with his parents Evelyn Piazza, left, and James Piazza, right, during Hunterdon Central Regional High School football's "Senior Night" at the high school's stadium in Flemington, N.J. Prosecutors in Pennsylvania are set to announce, Friday, May 5, 2017, the results of a grand jury investigation into the death of the Penn State student, Timothy Piazza, who fell down steps Feb. 4, during an alcohol-fueled pledge ceremony. (Patrick Carns via AP)
May 06, 2017 - 3:54 am
BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Eighteen Penn State fraternity brothers have been charged with crimes ranging up to involuntary manslaughter in the death of a pledge who authorities say repeatedly fell down a flight of stairs after he and others were made to run a gantlet of drinking stations guzzling vodka...
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