Homicide

This undated photo provided by the Chenango County Sherriffs Office shows Ernest Franklin. Ernest and Heather Franklin decided to kill their disabled adoptive son and cover up the crime with a house fire after watching the Oscar-winning movie "Manchester by the Sea," according to the New York prosecutor handling the case. (Chenango County Sherriffs Office via AP)
April 12, 2017 - 12:53 pm
NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — A couple decided to kill their disabled adoptive son and cover up the crime with a house fire after watching the Oscar-winning movie "Manchester by the Sea," according to the New York prosecutor handling the case. Chenango County District Attorney Joseph McBride said during a...
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This undated Nevada Department of Corrections photo shows Dipak Kantilal Desai, a once-prominent Las Vegas-area endoscopy clinic owner who was convicted of murder and 26 other charges in a 2007 hepatitis outbreak. Prison officials said Tuesday, April 11, 2017, that Desai died late Monday, April 10, 2017, at a Reno hospital in prison custody. He was 67. (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP) (Clark County Detention Center via AP)
April 11, 2017 - 7:14 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A once-prominent Las Vegas physician who was convicted of murder and 26 other charges in the largest hepatitis outbreak in Nevada history has died in prison custody, a state corrections official said Tuesday. Dipak Kantilal Desai was 67 when he died late Monday at Renown Regional...
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Betty Rodriguez, right, comforts her granddaughter Giselle during a prayer service held to honor the shooting victims at North Park Elementary School, Monday, April 10, 2017, in San Bernardino, Calif. A man walked into his estranged wife's elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened fire on Monday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 11, 2017 - 5:04 pm
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A man who fatally shot his estranged wife and a student in her San Bernardino elementary school classroom before killing himself had threatened her when she moved out of their house, authorities said Tuesday. Karen Smith told her loved ones that she didn't necessarily...
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A woman kisses her son during a prayer service held to honor the shooting victims at North Park Elementary School, Monday, April 10, 2017, in San Bernardino, Calif. A man walked into his estranged wife's elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened deadly fire on Monday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 11, 2017 - 2:24 pm
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at an elementary school in San Bernardino (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The San Bernardino police chief says those close to the teacher who was shot and killed in her classroom by her estranged husband mentioned that he had threatened her after...
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Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens as Judge Jeffrey Locke addresses the jury's question during his double murder trial at Suffolk Superior Court, Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Boston. Hernandez is on trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former New England Patriots NFL player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool)
April 11, 2017 - 10:27 am
BOSTON (AP) — The jury in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez has started its third day of deliberations. Jurors began deliberating at around 9:45 a.m. Tuesday. Since Friday, the jury has spent about 12 hours deliberating first-degree murder charges against Hernandez. The former...
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Betty Rodriguez, right, comforts her granddaughter Giselle during a prayer service held to honor the shooting victims at North Park Elementary School, Monday, April 10, 2017, in San Bernardino, Calif. A man walked into his estranged wife's elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened fire on Monday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 11, 2017 - 10:19 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Students dove under desks when a man walked into his estranged wife's elementary school classroom and opened fire without saying a word, killing her and an 8-year-old student and wounding a 9-year-old before fatally shooting himself, authorities said. Some six weeks earlier, 53-...
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A police officer stands guard outside North Park School after a fatal shooting at the elementary school, Monday, April 10, 2017, in San Bernardino, Calif. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
April 10, 2017 - 7:39 pm
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at an elementary school in San Bernardino (all times local): 4:40 p.m. A man who authorities say killed his estranged wife and a student in her special-needs classroom had posted on social media last month that his wife was "an angel." On what...
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Emergency personnel respond to a shooting inside North Park Elementary School on Monday, April 10, 2017, in San Bernardino, Calif. (Rick Sforza/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
April 10, 2017 - 6:59 pm
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at an elementary school in San Bernardino (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say a man was estranged from his wife before he shot and killed her in a special-needs classroom in San Bernardino in a murder-suicide that also left a student dead...
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Police officers investigate outside North Park School after a fatal shooting at the elementary school, Monday, April 10, 2017, in San Bernardino, Calif. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
April 10, 2017 - 6:51 pm
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A teacher and a student were shot to death and a second student critically wounded Monday in a murder-suicide at a San Bernardino elementary school that spread panic across a city still recovering emotionally from a terrorist attack at a community center just 15 months...
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Emergency personnel respond to a shooting inside North Park Elementary School on Monday, April 10, 2017, in San Bernardino, Calif. (Rick Sforza/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
April 10, 2017 - 6:50 pm
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at an elementary school in San Bernardino (all times local): 3:50 p.m. An 8-year-old student has died after being shot in a San Bernardino classroom during what police describe as a murder-suicide. The suspected gunman, 53-year-old Cedric...
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