Homicide

August 04, 2017 - 10:56 am
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A jury has found a Pennsylvania teen guilty of first-degree murder following a 2016 shooting. The Erie Times News reports ( http://bit.ly/2uqBT0s ) 18-year-old Jaquel Tirado was convicted in the death of Stephen Bishop Thursday. Police say Bishop was shot in Erie in August 2016...
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Undated photo provided by the OHCHR in Geneva, shows a wounded person n the province Lunda Norte Angola in June 2017. U.N. human rights investigators have issued a report documenting the killings of more than 250 people, including 62 children, in violence in central Congo over three recent months that could devolve into “wider ethnic cleansing.” The investigators based the report on interviews in June of 96 people who fled Congo’s Kasai provinces into neighboring Angola. (OHCHR via AP)
August 04, 2017 - 6:38 am
GENEVA (AP) — U.N. human rights investigators warned Friday of ethnic cleansing in central Congo, documenting the recent killings of more than 250 people, including 62 children, in violence with "no good guys and bad guys." The investigators based their new report on interviews in June of 96 people...
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Michelle Carter awaits her sentencing in a courtroom in Taunton, Mass., Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, for involuntary manslaughter for encouraging Conrad Roy III to kill himself in July 2014. Carter was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter.(Matt West/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)
August 03, 2017 - 6:32 pm
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A young woman who as a teenager encouraged her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in dozens of text messages and told him to "get back in" a truck filled with toxic gas was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter. Michelle Carter was convicted in...
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This undated photo released by the Chicago Police Department shows Wyndham Lathem, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Northwestern University. An arrest warrant was issued Monday, July 31, 2017, for Lathem and another man in connection to the stabbing death of a Chicago man on July 27. (Chicago Police Department via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 5:12 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Investigators think they're closing in on a Northwestern University professor and University of Oxford staffer who are wanted in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man, a police official said Thursday. Anthony Guglielmi, a spokesman for the Chicago Police Department, said the hunt for...
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Michelle Carter awaits her sentencing in a courtroom in Taunton, Mass., Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, for involuntary manslaughter for encouraging Conrad Roy III to kill himself in July 2014. Carter was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter.(Matt West/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)
August 03, 2017 - 3:54 pm
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A woman who encouraged her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in dozens of text messages and told him to "get back in" a truck filled with toxic gas was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter. Michelle Carter, now 20, was convicted in June by a...
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This July 20, 2017, photo released by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office in Iowa City, Iowa, shows Curtis Cortez Jones, who is charged with murder in the June 27 shooting of an Iowa City cab driver. Jones had been granted parole in 2016 despite being considered a high risk to commit violence. (Johnson County Sheriff's Office via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 3:52 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — After serving prison time for armed robbery, Curtis Cortez Jones was released last fall by Iowa corrections officials who claimed that he probably would not pose a risk to the public. Eight months later, police say, he fatally shot a cab driver during a robbery. Now newly...
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FILE- In this Friday, June 16, 2017, file photo, Michelle Carter cries while flanked by defense attorneys Joseph Cataldo, left, and Cory Madera, after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the suicide of Conrad Roy III in Bristol Juvenile Court in Taunton, Mass. Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz will sentence Carter on Thursday, Aug. 3. (Glenn C.Silva/Fairhaven Neighborhood News, Pool, File)
August 03, 2017 - 3:27 pm
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A woman who encouraged her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in dozens of text messages and told him to "get back in" a truck filled with toxic gas was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter. Michelle Carter, now 20, was convicted in June by a...
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FILE- In this Friday, June 16, 2017, file photo, Michelle Carter cries while flanked by defense attorneys Joseph Cataldo, left, and Cory Madera, after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the suicide of Conrad Roy III in Bristol Juvenile Court in Taunton, Mass. Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz will sentence Carter on Thursday, Aug. 3. (Glenn C.Silva/Fairhaven Neighborhood News, Pool, File)
August 03, 2017 - 3:17 pm
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A woman who encouraged her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in dozens of text messages and told him to "get back in" a truck filled with toxic gas was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter. Michelle Carter was convicted in June by a judge who...
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FILE- In this Friday, June 16, 2017, file photo, Michelle Carter cries while flanked by defense attorneys Joseph Cataldo, left, and Cory Madera, after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the suicide of Conrad Roy III in Bristol Juvenile Court in Taunton, Mass. Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz will sentence Carter on Thursday, Aug. 3. (Glenn C.Silva/Fairhaven Neighborhood News, Pool, File)
August 03, 2017 - 3:14 pm
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A woman who encouraged her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in dozens of text messages and told him to "get back in" a truck filled with toxic gas was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter. Michelle Carter was convicted in June by a judge who...
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FILE- In this Friday, June 16, 2017, file photo, Michelle Carter cries while flanked by defense attorneys Joseph Cataldo, left, and Cory Madera, after being found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the suicide of Conrad Roy III in Bristol Juvenile Court in Taunton, Mass. Juvenile Court Judge Lawrence Moniz will sentence Carter on Thursday, Aug. 3. (Glenn C.Silva/Fairhaven Neighborhood News, Pool, File)
August 03, 2017 - 2:44 pm
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A woman who encouraged her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in dozens of text messages and told him to "get back in" a truck filled with toxic gas faces up to 20 years in prison when she's sentenced Thursday for involuntary manslaughter. Michelle Carter was convicted in June...
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