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District Attorney seeks death penalty against DJ in 1992 killing of school teacher

Monday  18:50,   06 august 2018

The Lancaster County District Attorney plans to seek the death penalty against the Pennsylvania man charged in connection with a 1992 murder.The Lancaster County District Attorney plans to seek the death penalty against the Pennsylvania[...]
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Woman charged in shooting that left 1 child dead, 1 injured

Monday  13:58,   06 august 2018

A Virginia woman is charged in a double shooting that left one child dead and another injured. News outlets cite a Fairfax County police release that says 33-year-old Victoria Youngblood is charged with second-degree murder in the Sunday night[...]

At least 40 shot and four killed in a night of Chicago gun violence

Monday  08:05,   06 august 2018

<p>At least 40 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend during the seven hours from midnight Saturday to early Sunday morning, with four fatalities, city police said on Sunday, a stark violent streak in a city where authorities say gun[...]

Man Found in Cafe Freezer Attacks Worker, Then Dies, Police Say

Monday  00:45,   06 august 2018

The police said the man, from Arizona, attacked an employee with a kitchen knife. Other workers helped wrestle the man to the floor.A 54-year-old Arizona man died after jumping out of a freezer and attacking an employee with a kitchen knife on[...]

Wife and daughter describe horrific abuse by Houston 'honor killer' on trial

Sunday  22:25,   05 august 2018

The first wife and daughter of a 60-year-old Conroe man convicted last week of capital murder in two 2012 “honor killings” took the witness stand Friday, and both testified he raped them and subjected them to years of persistent, brutal[...]

‘I Am Killer’: New True Crime Show Offers Rare Death-Row Interviews

Sunday  16:32,   05 august 2018

Wrongful convictions, missing persons, unsolved murders — the true crime genre has never been more popular, yet the vast majority of recent documentaries, podcasts and TV shows have been about unraveling some sort of mystery.&nbsp;“I Am a[...]

Alleged serial killer faces third murder charge

Sunday  16:32,   05 august 2018

The man accused of a weeklong crime spree that left three dead in July will now face murder charges for the third death, court records show. The charging instrument, filed Friday in Harris County Criminal Court, accuses Jose Gilberto Rodriguez of[...]

Four MS-13 gang members busted in savage attack on teen rival in New York

Sunday  16:32,   05 august 2018

A group of suspected MS-13 gangbangers were charged Friday with ordering a hit on a teen rival from Queens that left him paralyzed, authorities said. The four suspects — Melvi Amador-Rios, 27; Santos Amador-Rios, 31; Yan Carlos Ramirez, 28; and[...]

Judge who heard Nassar case won't disqualify herself

Saturday  15:26,   04 august 2018

A Michigan judge who held an extraordinary hearing before sentencing sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison for sexually assaulting female athletes refused to disqualify herself from the case Friday if higher courts send it back to fix any[...]

Democratic New Hampshire state senator arrested for allegedly hitting woman, biting her on arm

Friday  06:00,   03 august 2018

A democratic lawmaker from New Hampshire was arrested Thursday for domestic violence charges after he allegedly bite a woman on multiple occasions and forced his way into her locked home.State Senator Jeff Woodburn, a Democrat from Whitefield, was[...]

Charges dropped against protesters in Castile shooting

Thursday  21:56,   02 august 2018

A Minnesota prosecutor said Wednesday she is dropping charges against 17 people who were arrested while protesting the 2016 fatal shooting of a black motorist whose girlfriend livestreamed the shooting's bloody aftermath online.Several of the 17 [...]

Texas death row inmate convicted of killing child wants quick death

Thursday  21:46,   02 august 2018

A Brazoria County, Texas man on death row for his 3-month-old baby's death by the Galveston seawall filed a motion this week asking to waive his appeals and fire his attorneys, hoping to fast-track his path to the death chamber. Travis Mullis,[...]

Gold lunar module replica stolen from museum still missing

Thursday  20:10,   02 august 2018

It's been just over a year since a thief broke into the Armstrong Air and Space Museum in Ohio and stole an 18-karat gold replica of the Apollo 11 lunar module and other artifacts that have yet to be recovered or suspects arrested. The[...]

Pet pig scares off would-be robbers at Indiana home, police say

Thursday  02:00,   02 august 2018

Police in Indiana believe a pet pig might've thwarted would-be robbers from burglarizing a home in Indianapolis. Police in Indiana believe a pet pig might've thwarted would-be robbers from burgla The thieves broke into the home this week and [...]

Charges, bail set for bike deliveryman in fatal stabbing

Wednesday  22:05,   01 august 2018

A bicycle deliveryman accused of fatally stabbing a real estate developer on a Philadelphia street last month is now eligible for bail after prosecutors amended the charges against him Wednesday. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner agreed[...]