Homicide

In this Wednesday, July 31, 2019, photo a building that used to house office and storage space for a pawn shop alleged to have been a front for a theft ring stands empty in Kent, Wash. The FBI says the ring sold millions of dollars' worth of stolen goods on Amazon.com in the past six years, and that a pair of Amazon delivery drivers was involved. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
August 02, 2019 - 7:02 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The two contract delivery drivers working for Amazon had a clear-cut assignment: They were supposed to bring packages from a warehouse south of Seattle to a post office for shipping, or sometimes drive to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to pick up items that were being returned...
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Ethan Elder, father of Finnegan Lee Elder, in custody for the slaying of Carabinieri officer Mario Cerciello Rega, leaves Regina Celi prison in Rome after seeing his son, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Two American teenagers were jailed in Rome on Saturday as authorities investigate their alleged roles in the fatal stabbing of the Italian police officer on a street near their hotel. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
August 02, 2019 - 4:29 pm
ROME (AP) — A lawyer for one of two American teens jailed in the investigation of an Italian police officer's slaying has petitioned for his client's release. Francesco Petrelli said Friday he didn't know when a tribunal would hear the appeal, filed a day earlier, on behalf of Gabriel Christian...
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John Miller looks on outside the SCI Mahanoy State Correctional Institution in Frackville, Pa. Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Miller spent more than two decades behind bars for a murder he didn't commit, is a free man. The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office agreed with Miller's defense team that his prosecution was flawed and his conviction shouldn't stand. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 10:46 pm
FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A Philadelphia man who spent more than two decades behind bars for a murder he didn't commit is a free man — 17 years after another man confessed to the crime. John Miller was released Wednesday after 22 years in prison. Surrounded by family outside the State Correctional...
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FILE - In this July 2, 2019 file photo, Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, right, walks with his wife, Andrea Gallagher as they leave a military court on Naval Base San Diego, in San Diego. The Navy has dismissed charges against an officer for allegedly not reporting war crimes by Gallagher, who was later acquitted of murder. A Navy official with knowledge of the decision not authorized to speak publicly confirmed said charges against Lt. Jacob Portier were dropped Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
August 01, 2019 - 10:14 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy dismissed charges Thursday against an officer accused of covering up war crimes by a SEAL later acquitted of murder, and ordered a review of the service's justice system. The action by the chief of naval operations in the case of Lt. Jacob Portier is the latest blow to...
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FILE - This file photo shows Indiana Reformatory booking shots of John Dillinger, stored in the state archives, and shows the notorious gangster as a 21-year-old. Records show that Dillinger was admitted into the reformatory on Sept. 16, 1924. The body of the 1930s gangster is set to be exhumed from an Indianapolis cemetery more than 85 years after he was killed by FBI agents. The Indiana State Department of Health approved a permit July 3, 2019, that Dillinger's nephew, Michael C. Thompson, sought to have the body exhumed from Crown Hill Cemetery and reinterred there.(AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Charlie Nye, File)
August 01, 2019 - 12:29 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two relatives of notorious 1930s gangster John Dillinger who plan to have his remains exhumed say they have "evidence" the body buried in an Indianapolis cemetery beneath a gravestone bearing his name may not be him and that FBI agents possibly killed someone else in 1934. The...
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FILE - In this July 2, 2019, file photo, Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher leaves a military court on Naval Base San Diego in San Diego. President Donald Trump says he has directed the secretary of the Navy and chief of naval operations to “immediately withdraw and rescind” the Navy Achievement Medal from prosecutors who argued the case against Gallagher, a decorated Navy SEAL. Military jurors earlier this month acquitted Gallagher in the death of a wounded Islamic State captive under his care in Iraq. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
July 31, 2019 - 8:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Navy officials said Wednesday they are pulling achievement medals from prosecutors who argued the case against a decorated Navy SEAL who was acquitted in the death of a wounded Islamic State captive after President Donald Trump intervened. Trump tweeted earlier Wednesday that he...
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Ethan Elder, father of Finnegan Lee Elder, arrives at Fiumicino Rome Airport Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Finnegan Lee Elder, 19, is suspected of being the one who stabbed Carabinieri officer Cerciello Rega and is detained in Rome with Gabriel Christian Natale-Hjorth, 18, who is suspected of assaulting another officer. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
July 31, 2019 - 1:00 pm
ROME (AP) — Both American teens jailed in Rome in the fatal stabbing of an Italian police officer now have private lawyers and family members in Italy. Ethan Elder, father of Finnegan Lee Elder, arrived at Rome's airport Wednesday on a flight from California. He didn't respond to questions shouted...
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Carabinieri Colonel Lorenzo D'Aloia shows a picture of the knife used to stab Carabinieri's officer Mario Cerciello Rega, during a press conference in Rome, Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Two American teenagers were jailed in Rome on Saturday as authorities investigate their alleged roles in the fatal stabbing of the Italian police officer on a street near their hotel. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
July 31, 2019 - 1:06 am
ROME (AP) — A plainclothes police officer had forgotten his gun the night he was fatally stabbed during a confrontation with two American teenagers in Rome, an Italian police commander said Tuesday. Gen. Francesco Gargaro of Italy's paramilitary Carabinieri police force said that even if the...
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A group of friends release balloons Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at the scene where two women were killed in a drive-by shooting on Friday, July 26. (John Alexander/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
July 30, 2019 - 5:37 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Two women who worked with a group called Mothers Against Senseless Killings to try to stop gun violence in their South Side Chicago neighborhood were killed by bullets that police don't believe were intended for them on the same corner where they would often hand out food and bring...
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In this Monday, July 29, 2019 photo, Adam Smith peers into his mother's freezer in St. Louis, where he found the remains of an infant wrapped in a box she kept there for more than 40 years. Police said in a news release that the death is being investigated as "suspicious" pending an autopsy. Smith says he was going through his mom's belongings on Sunday after she died on July 21, at the age of 68 from lung cancer. (Christine Byers/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
July 30, 2019 - 2:27 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis man says a box that had been in his mother's freezer for decades contained the mummified remains of a newborn baby, which he discovered while cleaning out her home after she died. Adam Smith told St. Louis media outlets that he opened the cardboard box Sunday expecting...
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