Homicide

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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FILE--This undated photo provided by the Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President, shows Navajo Nation police officer James Largo. Largo died Sunday, March 12, 2017, after responding to a domestic violence call near the small town of Prewitt, N.M. Investigators say the man accused of killing Largo had spent the afternoon drinking and was intoxicated the night of the shooting. (Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President via AP, file)
March 21, 2017 - 3:51 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man charged with killing a Navajo Nation police officer who was responding to a domestic violence call had been drinking and was intoxicated the night of the shooting, according to a criminal complaint released Tuesday. The complaint details the call that sent Officer...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2014, file photo, Christine Mackinday, also known as Christy Mack, points toward Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver, also known as War Machine, during a preliminary hearing for Koppenhaver in Las Vegas, Nev. A jury is deliberating whether the former mixed martial arts fighter, Koppenhaver also named War Machine is guilty of charges that could get him life in prison in an attack on his porn star ex-girlfriend Mackinday, and her male friend in August 2015. (AP Photo/John Locher, file)
March 21, 2017 - 7:54 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former mixed martial arts fighter known as War Machine was found guilty Monday of kidnapping, beating and sexually assaulting his porn actress ex-girlfriend over several months in 2014, and of beating her male friend when he found them together in her bedroom. Nevada jurors...
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Witness Alexander Bradley points as he testifies that a scar on his face was caused by a gunshot wound inflicted by former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, during Hernandez's double murder trail in Suffolk Superior Court, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Boston. Hernandez is on trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. The former NFL football player is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)
March 20, 2017 - 7:55 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former friend of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez told the jury at Hernandez's double-murder trial Monday that he opened fire on a car because he believed two men inside had taunted him at a nightclub. Alexander Bradley testified about the shootings on July 16, 2012. Bradley said...
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FILE- In this March 13, 2017, file photo, Derrick Stafford, one of two deputies charged with second-degree murder in the death of Jeremy Mardis, a 6-year-old autistic boy, breaks for lunch at the Avoyelles Parish courthouse during jury selection for his trial in Marksville, La. Stafford’s trial is scheduled to begin Monday, March 20, in Marksville after a weeklong process of selecting 12 jurors and two alternates to hear the case. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
March 20, 2017 - 7:46 pm
MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — Two Louisiana law enforcement officers weren't in any danger when they fired a barrage of bullets at a car, killing a 6-year-old autistic boy and critically wounding his father, a prosecutor said Monday at the start of a murder trial for one of the officers. But an attorney...
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FILE- In this March 13, 2017, file photo, Derrick Stafford, one of two deputies charged with second-degree murder in the death of Jeremy Mardis, a 6-year-old autistic boy, breaks for lunch at the Avoyelles Parish courthouse during jury selection for his trial in Marksville, La. Stafford’s trial is scheduled to begin Monday, March 20, in Marksville after a weeklong process of selecting 12 jurors and two alternates to hear the case. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
March 20, 2017 - 3:58 pm
MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — A trial for a Louisiana law enforcement officer charged with murder in a 6-year-old autistic boy's shooting opened Monday with jurors hearing vastly different portrayals of the child's father and his role in the deadly confrontation. A prosecutor told jurors that Derrick...
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March 20, 2017 - 3:24 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A court on Monday rejected the appeal of a Connecticut woman convicted in a 1994 murder-for-hire case that landed her in prison for life and was depicted in books and TV shows. Three judges on the Connecticut Appellate Court disagreed with Beth Carpenter's argument that her...
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