Homicide

July 18, 2017 - 3:37 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist during a Cincinnati traffic stop won't face a third murder trial, a prosecutor announced Tuesday while saying he's asking federal authorities to consider possible civil rights charges. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe...
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July 18, 2017 - 1:24 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist during a Cincinnati traffic stop won't face a third trial, a prosecutor announced Tuesday. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said he was dropping the case against 27-year-old Ray Tensing. Two previous juries...
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July 18, 2017 - 10:27 am
MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors in Florida believe a 10-year-old boy who died with the painkiller fentanyl in his system is among the state's youngest victims of the opioid crisis. Preliminary toxicology tests show Alton Banks had fentanyl in his system when he collapsed and died at his home on June 23,...
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FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2012 file photo, Naeem Davis, faces a judge during his arraignment on murder charges in in the death of a New York city subway rider who was shoved onto the tracks. On Monday July 17, 2017, a jury acquitted Davis of killing a stranger by shoving him into the path of a New York City subway train that struck him minutes later. Davis, said he actied in self-defense and that Ki-Suck Han, 58, was the drunken instigator on a train platform near Times Square in December 2012. Davis said that after they accidentally bumped into each other, Han followed him down the platform, berated him with obscenities, grabbed his shoulder and hurled death threats. (New York Post/William C. Lopez via AP, Pool, File)
July 17, 2017 - 6:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of killing a stranger by shoving him onto subway tracks, where his imminent death by an oncoming train was captured in a photograph splashed across a newspaper front page, was acquitted Monday of murder and other charges. Naeem Davis, 34, had said he was defending...
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July 17, 2017 - 5:31 pm
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a woman killed in a shooting in the Pittsburgh suburb of McKeesport that also left a man critically wounded. Allegheny County police say officers responded to the shooting about 10:20 p.m. Sunday and found the two critically wounded. The...
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FILE - This file booking photo provided by the Parker County Sheriff's Office shows Roy Oliver. Oliver has been indicted on a murder charge in the April shooting death of a black teenager who was leaving a party, prosecutors said Monday, July 17, 2017. Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson announced that a grand jury indicted the former Balch Springs police officer in the death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. (Parker County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
July 17, 2017 - 4:36 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A white former Texas police officer has been indicted on a murder charge in the April shooting death of a black teenager who was leaving a party, prosecutors said Monday. Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson announced that a grand jury indicted former Balch Springs police...
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July 17, 2017 - 3:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A jury on Monday acquitted a man accused of killing a stranger by shoving him into the path of a New York City subway train that struck him minutes later. Manhattan jurors reached the verdict Monday at the trial of Naeem Davis, who said it was self-defense. Davis, 34, said Ki-Suck...
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July 17, 2017 - 3:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A jury on Monday acquitted a man accused of killing a stranger by shoving him into the path of a New York City subway train that struck him minutes later. Manhattan jurors reached the verdict Monday at the trial of Naeem Davis, who said it was self-defense. Davis, 34, said Ki-Suck...
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July 17, 2017 - 3:13 am
TOBYHANNA, Pa. (AP) — Police say they are investigating the connection between a shooting in eastern Pennsylvania and an online cult. Police say a 42-year-old woman fatally shot her boyfriend, 32-year-old Steven Mineo, in the forehead early Saturday morning in their Coolbaugh Township apartment. Lt...
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Cynthia, right, 53, and Charles Lewellen, 53, speak during an interview in Amman, Jordan on Monday, July 10, 2017 after attending the trial of a Jordanian soldier charged with murder in the killing of their son, Matthew, and two other U.S. Army Green Berets outside a Jordanian air base last year. The Kirksville, Missouri couple and other bereaved relatives submitted statements to a Jordanian military court describing the pain of the loss they suffered. (AP Photo/Sam McNeil)
July 16, 2017 - 10:44 am
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A military court is set rule Monday in the murder trial of a Jordanian soldier accused of gunning down three U.S. military trainers in a shooting spree at a Jordanian air base. The high-profile case had caused some friction between military allies Jordan and the United States...
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