Homicide

FILE - This undated booking file photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff shows Sammantha Allen of Phoenix. Jurors sentenced Allen to death on Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 in the killing of a 10-year-old cousin who was locked in a small plastic storage box and left to die as punishment for stealing an ice pop. Allen, will become the 55th woman on death row in the U.S. after the jury reached its verdict. (Maricopa County Sheriff via AP,File)
August 07, 2017 - 8:54 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix woman sentenced to death Monday in the killing of a 10-year-old cousin who was locked in a small plastic storage box and left to die is one of just dozens of female death-row inmates in the United States. The jury reached the verdict after Sammantha Allen, 29, was convicted...
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This undated photo released by the Alameda County, Calif., Sheriff's Office shows Wyndham Lathem, an associate professor of microbiology at Northwestern University. Lathem and Andrew Warren, an employee of the University of Oxford in Britain, were jailed in the San Francisco area in connection with the death of a young hairdresser in Chicago, police said. Lathem faces a Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 court appearance in the city of Pleasanton, Calif. (Alameda County Sheriff's Office via AP)
August 07, 2017 - 8:40 pm
DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — Wearing red inmate clothes with his hands shackled, a fired Northwestern University professor facing a murder charge in Chicago briefly appeared in a California courtroom Monday, smiling at supporters who waved at him. Wyndham Lathem, a microbiologist, was accused with another...
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This undated photo provided by the Warren County Jail shows Brooke Skylar Richardson. Richardson, whose newborn infant's remains were buried outside her southwest Ohio home, pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and other charges, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. (Warren County Jail via AP)
August 07, 2017 - 5:10 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — An 18-year-old woman whose newborn's remains were buried outside her southwest Ohio home pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and other charges on Monday. Brooke Skylar Richardson entered the pleas at her arraignment in a Warren County court in Lebanon. She was indicted Friday...
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Attorney Kenneth Wine, representing Wyndham Lathem, a Northwestern University microbiologist suspected in the stabbing death of a 26-year-old Chicago man, speaks to reporters outside of the East County Hall of Justice in Dublin, Calif., Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Lathem and Oxford University financial officer, Andrew Warren, were sought in a cross-country chase on first-degree murder charges in the death of Trenton James Cornell-Duranleau. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 07, 2017 - 3:08 pm
PLEASANTON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford employee accused in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man (all times local): 11:55 a.m. An attorney for a Northwestern University professor suspected in the stabbing death of a 26-year-old Chicago...
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In this Friday, July 21, 2017 file photo, Brooke Skylar Richardson makes her first court appearance in Franklin Municipal Court in Franklin, Ohio. A prosecutor says Skylar whose newborn infant's remains were found buried outside her home in southwest Ohio has been indicted on charges of aggravated murder and other offenses.Warren County Prosecutor David Fornshell says a grand jury Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 also indicted Brooke Skylar Richardson on charges of involuntary manslaughter, child endangering, tampering with evidence and gross abuse of a corpse in the May death. (FOX19 NOW/Michael Buckingham via AP, File)
August 07, 2017 - 12:58 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — An 18-year-old woman whose newborn's remains were buried outside her southwest Ohio home pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and other charges on Monday. Brooke Skylar Richardson entered the pleas at her arraignment in a Warren County court in Lebanon. She was indicted Friday...
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August 07, 2017 - 5:43 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a 7-month-old was found unhurt by a good Samaritan near the spot where the infant's mother was shot to death. Officers found the woman near her car in the city's Perry South neighborhood late Sunday after she was shot multiple times. She was taken to a...
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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Chicago Police Department shows Wyndham Lathem, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Northwestern University. Lathem and Andrew Warren, an employee of the University of Oxford in Britain, both wanted in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man have been taken into custody in Oakland, California, a Chicago police spokesman said Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 (Chicago Police Department via AP)
August 06, 2017 - 1:46 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Far from their prestigious campuses, a Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford finance officer were jailed in the San Francisco area on Saturday after eight days as fugitives in the death of a young hairdresser in Chicago who was repeatedly stabbed until...
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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Chicago Police Department shows Wyndham Lathem, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Northwestern University. Lathem and Andrew Warren, an employee of the University of Oxford in Britain, both wanted in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man have been taken into custody in Oakland, California, a Chicago police spokesman said Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 (Chicago Police Department via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 9:28 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Far from their prestigious campuses, a Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford finance officer were jailed in the San Francisco area Saturday after eight days as fugitives sought in the death of a young hairdresser in Chicago stabbed repeatedly until the...
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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Chicago Police Department shows Wyndham Lathem, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Northwestern University. Lathem and Andrew Warren, an employee of the University of Oxford in Britain, both wanted in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man have been taken into custody in Oakland, California, a Chicago police spokesman said Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 (Chicago Police Department via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 9:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the California arrests of Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford employee wanted in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man (all times local): 8:25 p.m. A Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford finance officer are jailed in...
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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Chicago Police Department shows Wyndham Lathem, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Northwestern University. Lathem and Andrew Warren, an employee of the University of Oxford in Britain, both wanted in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man have been taken into custody in Oakland, California, a Chicago police spokesman said Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 (Chicago Police Department via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 4:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Far from their prestigious campuses, a Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford finance officer were jailed in the San Francisco area Saturday after eight days as fugitives sought in the death of a young hairdresser in Chicago stabbed repeatedly until the...
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