Homicide

Las Vegas police investigate the scene of a stand-off in a bus along Las Vegas Boulevard, Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Las Vegas. Las Vegas police said the gunman in a fatal shooting on the Strip who barricaded himself inside a public bus has surrendered peacefully after shutting down the busy tourism corridor for hours. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 26, 2017 - 7:52 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip opened fire "for no apparent reason" as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor, police said Sunday. Gary Breitling, 57, of Sidney, Montana, was shot and killed Saturday before the gunman...
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A barricade stretches across the road leading to the home where four people were found dead, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. A suspect is being held in San Francisco. Police are not saying how the four were killed and are not identifying the victims, including their genders and ages. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 26, 2017 - 1:59 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The four people killed last week in a quiet Northern California neighborhood include a woman and her two children, authorities said Sunday. The victims are Angelique Vasquez, 45; her daughter, Mia Vasquez, 14; her son, Alvin Vasquez, 11; and Ashley Coleman, 21, according...
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People look at tributes in Parliament Square, London, Saturday March 25, 2017, laid out for the victims of the Westminster attack on Wednesday. Khalid Masood killed four people and left more than two dozen hospitalized, including some with what have been described as catastrophic injuries. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
March 26, 2017 - 11:30 am
LONDON (AP) — Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood sent a WhatsApp message that cannot be accessed because it was encrypted by the popular messaging service, a top British security official said Sunday. British press reports suggest Masood used the messaging service owned by Facebook just...
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March 24, 2017 - 7:49 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The husband of one of four people killed in a string of shootings by a suspect who is Hmong urged community members not to "get caught up in colors" in reacting to the attack. Nengmy Vang, 45, is accused of launching a rampage that spanned three northern Wisconsin towns on...
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March 24, 2017 - 3:57 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A northern Wisconsin man struggling with debt allegedly killed his wife's divorce lawyer during a shooting spree that left three other people dead, including a police detective. Court records show 45-year-old Nengmy Vang initiated divorce proceedings in 2015 against his wife,...
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Investigators walk to the home where four people were found dead, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. A suspect is being held in San Francisco. Police are not saying how the four were killed and are not immediately identifying the victims, including their genders and ages. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 23, 2017 - 9:35 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police found four people, including two children, dead Thursday in a California home and a suspect was in custody, officials said. The four victims were discovered when police broke into the Sacramento home after a relative reported that something might be wrong. Police...
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Police work at Westminster Bridge with the Houses of Parliament in background, in London, Thursday March 23, 2017. On Wednesday a knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage, first driving a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge then stabbing a police officer to death before being fatally shot by police within Parliament's grounds in London. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
March 23, 2017 - 7:55 am
LONDON (AP) — The man who mowed down pedestrians on a London bridge and fatally stabbed a police officer on Parliament's grounds was born in Britain and was known to intelligence services, the prime minister said Thursday. Theresa May, who didn't disclose the man's name, said that he was once...
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This undated booking photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff shows Wendy Lavarnia. Phoenix police say Lavarnia and her husband have been arrested following the shooting of their 9-year-old son, who police say remains on life support. Lavarnia told police she placed a loaded gun on a bed within reach of two of her young children while she turned to get a holster and that a 2-year-old shot the 9-year-old. She was arrested on suspicion of four counts of child abuse for allegedly endangering her children. (Maricopa County Sheriff via AP)
March 22, 2017 - 9:47 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The parents of a 9-year-old boy who was shot in the head in their Phoenix home put off calling 911 as they cleaned up evidence in multiple rooms of the house, police said Wednesday, calling it a case that "shocks your conscience." Wendy Lavarnia told police that her 2-year-old son...
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March 22, 2017 - 10:00 am
BOSTON (AP) — A verdict has been reached in the trial of a Massachusetts pharmacy co-founder charged in a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened 700 others in 2012. Barry Cadden is charged with 25 counts of second-degree murder, conspiracy and other charges under the...
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FILE - This undated, combination file photo shows Derek Tice, from left, Danial Williams and Joseph Dick, who, along with Eric Wilson, were convicted in the 1997 rape and killing of Michelle Moore-Bosko. On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Gov. Terry McAuliffe pardoned the four former sailors who became known as the "Norfolk Four." A spokesman for McAuliffe told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the governor has granted absolute pardons for the men. DNA evidence linked another man, Omar Ballard, to the crimes. He said he was solely responsible and is serving a life sentence. (The Virginian-Pilot via AP, File)
March 21, 2017 - 5:59 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor pardoned four former sailors who became known as the "Norfolk Four," ending a decades-long fight to clear the men of rape and murder convictions based on intimidating police interrogations. A spokesman for Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe told The Associated...
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