Homicide

Dominique Heaggan-Brown listens to the statement he made to investigators after the shooting is read back to him in court by Special Agent Raymond Gibbs of the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. Heaggan-Brown, a former Milwaukee police officer on trial in a fatal shooting that sparked riots in a predominantly black neighborhood, said Friday he will not testify, as his attorneys prepare to begin presenting his defense. (Michael Sears/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via AP, Pool)
June 20, 2017 - 1:07 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Closing arguments are set for Tuesday in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer charged in a fatal shooting that ignited riots last year in the majority black neighborhood where it transpired. The death of Sylville Smith at the hands of Dominique Heaggan-Brown on Aug. 13...
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Dominique Heaggan-Brown listens to the statement he made to investigators after the shooting is read back to him in court by Special Agent Raymond Gibbs of the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Friday, June 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. Heaggan-Brown, a former Milwaukee police officer on trial in a fatal shooting that sparked riots in a predominantly black neighborhood, said Friday he will not testify, as his attorneys prepare to begin presenting his defense. (Michael Sears/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via AP, Pool)
June 20, 2017 - 1:05 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Closing arguments are set to begin in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer charged in a fatal shooting that ignited riots in the majority black neighborhood where it transpired. Prosecutors charged Dominique Heaggan-Brown with first-degree reckless homicide for killing 23...
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Ray Tensing, a former University of Cincinnati police officer, listens to Stew Mathews present closing arguments during his retrial at the Hamilton County Courthouse in Cincinnati, Monday, June 19, 2017. Tensing is charged with murder and voluntary manslaughter in the shooting of unarmed black motorist Sam DuBose during a 2015 traffic stop. (Cara Owsley/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, Pool)
June 20, 2017 - 12:11 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — Jurors in the murder retrial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist will resume deliberations Tuesday morning. Hamilton County Judge Leslie Ghiz (giz) sequestered the jurors Monday evening after they had the case for about...
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This undated image provided by the Hassanen family shows Nabra Hassanen in Fairfax, Va. Police in Fairfax, Va., said Monday, June 19, 2017, that "road rage" was to blame for the slaying of a 17-year-old muslim girl who was walking with friends to her mosque between Ramadan prayers this weekend. Police have not identified Hassanen, but her father confirmed she was the victim in Sunday's attack. (Courtesy Hassanen Family via AP)
June 19, 2017 - 8:08 pm
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A man charged with murder in the death of a Muslim Virginia teen who was attacked near her mosque became "enraged" by a traffic argument with one of the girl's friends and hit her with a baseball bat before abducting her, police said Monday. Though the slaying of Nabra Hassanen...
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June 19, 2017 - 3:42 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Investigators are asking for information about four former Ohio residents as part of their investigation into the unsolved slaying of eight family members last year. Authorities on Monday said they're seeking details on personal or business interactions and conversations with...
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Monika Williams, front, a relative of the victim, is comforted at the scene a police shooting at the Brettler Family Place Apartments at Magnuson Park, Sunday June 18, 2017, in Seattle. According to police, two officers responded to a burglary call made by the woman, who they say brandished a knife at some point, and both officers shot her dead in her apartment. Children were home at the time and were physically unharmed. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times via AP)
June 19, 2017 - 12:28 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police are investigating the fatal shooting by two officers of a woman family members say was pregnant and struggling with mental health issues. The officers went to the apartment — where several children were present — after a call Sunday morning about a burglary, police...
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June 19, 2017 - 10:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has thrown out a lower court ruling that overturned the death sentence of an Ohio man convicted of aggravated murder in a 1985 slaying. The justices ruled Monday that a federal appeals court was wrong to consider the merits of Percy Hutton's claim that his trial...
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A forensic tent, center, stands next to a van, in white, at Finsbury Park in north London after the vehicle struck pedestrians Monday, June 19, 2017. Police said a man who was driving the car has been arrested and taken to a hospital as a precaution. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
June 19, 2017 - 8:39 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local): 1:35 p.m. The German government is offering its condolences over an attack on worshippers outside a London mosque, which it says appears to have been an act of "blind hatred." Chancellor Angela Merkel'...
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Emergency services and forensic officers gather on a road near Finsbury Park station after a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London, Monday June 19, 2017. A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
June 19, 2017 - 5:09 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a London crash in which a vehicle struck pedestrians (all times local): 10:10 a.m. London' police force have declined to explain why the person charged with attempted murder in the attack on pedestrians outside the Finsbury Park mosque was not immediately charged in...
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Emergency services stand guard on Fonthill road near Finsbury Park station after a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London, Monday June 19, 2017. A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, police said. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
June 19, 2017 - 2:08 am
LONDON (AP) — A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, killing one man and injuring 10 other people in what police are investigating as a terrorist incident. Police said the 48-year-old man who was driving the car has been arrested and taken to a hospital as...
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