Homicide

July 27, 2017 - 9:17 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A police officer died after being shot multiple times while responding to a traffic crash on the south side of Indianapolis, authorities said Thursday. Lt. Aaron Allen of the Southport Police Department was responding to a call about a crash with people trapped inside a vehicle...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 23, 2017, file photo, a balloon memorial sits outside the burnt home of a family that died in a fire in Akron, Ohio. Prosecutors said a grand jury on Thursday, July 27, 2017, indicted Stanley Ford in the May 15 fire in Akron that killed seven people. He had pleaded not guilty to charges including aggravated murder after his arrest in that blaze and remains jailed on $7 million bond. (AP Photo/Dake Kang, File)
July 27, 2017 - 8:02 pm
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man already charged in a blaze that killed seven people in May has been indicted on aggravated murder charges in that fire and in a second fire that killed two people on the same Ohio street last year, prosecutors said Thursday. A Summit County grand jury on Thursday indicted...
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FILE- In this Friday June 16, 2017 file photo, protesters walk towards the Grenfell Tower, during a demonstration following the fire that engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning, in London. British police said Thursday they have "reasonable grounds" to suspect that local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, File)
July 27, 2017 - 3:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — British police said Thursday they have "reasonable grounds" to suspect that local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London. The Metropolitan Police force said it has officially informed the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea,...
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July 27, 2017 - 1:43 pm
LONDON (AP) — British police say they have "reasonable grounds" to suspect that local officials may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London. The Metropolitan Police force said Thursday it has officially informed the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and the...
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The Emerald Princess cruise ship is docked in Juneau, Alaska, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. The FBI is investigating the domestic dispute death of a Utah woman on board the ship, which was traveling in U.S. waters outside Alaska. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)
July 27, 2017 - 1:40 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Utah man killed his wife aboard an Alaska cruise and told an acquaintance who later walked into the blood-splattered cabin that he did it because she would not stop laughing at him, the FBI said in documents released Thursday. Kenneth Manzanares was found in the couple's...
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Lovily Kristine-Anwonette Johnson appears on a video monitor for her arraignment at Wyoming District Court on Monday, July 24, 2017 in Wyoming, Mich. Court records say Johnson was charged with first-degree murder and first-degree child abuse in the death of 6-month-old Noah Johnson. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)
July 27, 2017 - 1:08 pm
WYOMING, Mich. (AP) — The body of a 6-month-old western Michigan boy had already started to decompose by the time his mother took him to a hospital after she had basically ignored him for two days in her sweltering home with no air conditioning, according to court records. The temperature in Lovily...
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Authorities stand near the Fire Ball amusement ride after the ride malfunctioned injuring several at the Ohio State Fair, Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. Some of the victims were thrown from the ride when it malfunctioned Wednesday night, said Columbus Fire Battalion Chief Steve Martin. (Barbara J. Perenic/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
July 26, 2017 - 11:40 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A swinging and spinning amusement park ride called the Fire Ball that broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday, killing one man and injuring seven other people, passed its inspections, officials said at a late-night news conference. Director of...
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FILE - This July 22, 2017 file photo provided by the Merced County Sheriff, shows Obdulia Sanchez, in Merced, Calif. Prosecutors charged Sanchez, a teenage driver on Wednesday, July 26, with vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and other counts after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram and recorded a crash that killed her younger sister. Sanchez was driving the car on Friday when it veered onto the shoulder of a road about 75 miles northwest of Fresno, authorities said. (Merced County Sheriff via AP, File)
July 26, 2017 - 9:34 pm
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — A California teenager pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram and recording a crash that killed her younger sister. Obdulia Sanchez, 18, appeared via...
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July 26, 2017 - 9:28 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Two defendants were given lengthy federal prison sentences Wednesday in separate, back-to-back horrific crimes of violence against children last year that rattled residents of a Montana American Indian reservation and prompted tribal leaders to blame rampant drug use. U.S...
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FILE - This May 28, 2017 file photo provided by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation shows suspect Willie Cory Godbolt, in Lincoln County, Miss. Godbolt, charged with killing eight people, is set to make a court appearance on Wednesday, July 26. Godbolt has been jailed without bond since his arrest May 28, shortly after the fatal shootings of a sheriff’s deputy and seven others who were Godbolt’s relatives or acquaintances.(Mississippi Bureau of Investigation via AP, File)
July 26, 2017 - 12:57 pm
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A grand jury can decide whether to indict a Mississippi man charged with killing a deputy, his mother-in-law and six others who were his relatives or acquaintances, a judge said Wednesday. Willie Cory Godbolt has been jailed without bond since his arrest May 28, shortly...
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