Homicide

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez listens to testimony during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. 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. (Nancy Lane/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)
April 10, 2017 - 12:03 am
BOSTON (AP) — Jurors in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez are set to begin their second day of deliberations. The former New England Patriots tight end is charged with first-degree murder in the 2012 shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. Jurors are scheduled to...
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April 09, 2017 - 10:58 pm
DRAPER, Utah (AP) — A doctor in prison for drugging his beauty queen wife and leaving her to die in a bathtub has passed away, authorities said. Correctional officers say they found Martin Joseph MacNeill, 60, unresponsive Sunday morning near the greenhouse of the Olympus Facility at the Utah State...
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A concrete traffic stopper called "Stockholmslejon" lays on its side outside the cordoned off area next to the department store Ahlens following a suspected terror attack on the Drottninggatan Street in central Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday April 8, 2017. A hijacked beer truck plowed into pedestrians at a central Stockholm department store on Friday, killing several people, wounding many others and sending screaming shoppers fleeing in panic in what Sweden's prime minister called a terrorist attack. A nationwide manhunt was launched and one person was arrested following the latest use of a vehicle as a weapon in Europe. (Jonas Ekstromer/TT News Agency via AP)
April 08, 2017 - 3:15 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor says a person has been formally identified as a suspect "of terrorist offenses by murder" by driving a hijacked truck into a crowd of pedestrians, killing four people and wounding 15 others. The prosecutor, Hans Ihrman, said Saturday that the unidentified...
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A concrete traffic stopper called "Stockholmslejon" lays on its side outside the cordoned off area next to the department store Ahlens following a suspected terror attack on the Drottninggatan Street in central Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday April 8, 2017. A hijacked beer truck plowed into pedestrians at a central Stockholm department store on Friday, killing several people, wounding many others and sending screaming shoppers fleeing in panic in what Sweden's prime minister called a terrorist attack. A nationwide manhunt was launched and one person was arrested following the latest use of a vehicle as a weapon in Europe. (Jonas Ekstromer/TT News Agency via AP)
April 08, 2017 - 2:59 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor says a person has been formally identified as a suspect "of terrorist offenses by murder" by driving a hijacked truck into a crowd of pedestrians, killing four people and wounding 15 others. The prosecutor, Hans Ihrman, said Saturday that the unidentified...
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April 07, 2017 - 3:23 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A homeless ex-convict was sentenced Friday to life in prison for fatally shooting a Catholic priest nearly three years ago at a Phoenix church and beating another clergyman with a metal rod. Gary Michael Moran, 57, received the sentence that was called for in a plea agreement in the...
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Tiffany Li, who is accused of killing the father of her two children, enters a car after she was released from San Mateo County Jail after posting $35 million bail Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Redwood City, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
April 06, 2017 - 10:49 pm
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A Chinese real estate scion charged with orchestrating the murder of her children's father was released from a San Francisco Bay Area jail Thursday after posting $35 million bail, a highly unusual financial transaction that startled and angered the victim's family and...
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Tiffany Li, who is accused of killing the father of her two children, enters a car after she was released from San Mateo County Jail after posting $35 million bail Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Redwood City, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
April 06, 2017 - 8:10 pm
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A Chinese real estate scion charged with orchestrating the murder of her children's father was released from a San Francisco Bay Area jail Thursday after posting $35 million bail, a highly unusual financial transaction that startled and angered the victim's family and...
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FILE- In this Nov. 15, 2012, file photo, Pedro Hernandez appears in Manhattan criminal court in New York. A New York judge on Thursday, April 6, 2017, denied a motion to throw out the murder conviction of Hernandez in an infamous 1979 missing-child case. Hernandez was convicted in February in the death of 6-year-old Etan Patz, who vanished on his way to a school bus. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, Pool, File)
April 06, 2017 - 4:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Thursday refused to throw out the murder conviction of a man in an infamous 1979 missing-child case and scheduled his sentencing. Jurors who were unable to reach a verdict in the man's first trial on whether he killed 6-year-old Etan Patz have been a constant presence...
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Defense attorney Jose Baez presents closing arguments in the double murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez at Suffolk Superior Court, Thursday, April 6,, 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 NFL player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)
April 06, 2017 - 2:00 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on closing arguments in the double-murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez (all times local): 1:35 p.m. A prosecutor and a lawyer for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez have finished their closing arguments in his double-murder trial. Jurors are expected to begin deliberations...
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The photofit picture released by the police Ulm, southern Germany, Wednesday, April 5, 2017 shows a suspect in the murder on Maria Boergerl who was found dead in 2010. (Police Ulm via AP)
April 06, 2017 - 4:16 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police have arrested a man in connection with the kidnapping and slaying of a German banker's wife nearly seven years after the crime, the day after releasing his image to the public, authorities said Thursday Prosecutors in the southern city of Ellwangen said in a statement...
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