KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police say they have opened a homicide investigation after two people died following a fire early Saturday in Kansas City's Midtown neighborhood,
A North Dakota man accused in the fatal hit-and-run of a teenager after a small-town street dance is now charged with murder, after prosecutors say he intentionally ran over the 18-year-old, according to upgraded charges made public Friday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge decided Wednesday to allow a Wisconsin man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens more when he allegedly drove his SUV through a Christmas parade represent himself at trial, finding that he suffers from a personality disorder and faces an uphill fight against an experienced prosecutorial team but is mentally competent.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — A veteran Los Angeles County deputy probation officer was killed in what investigators believe was a random attack inside her Southern California home over the weekend, authorities said Tuesday.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas prosecutor has indicated that he intends to try a woman for the third time in the killings of her ex-husband and his girlfriend two decades ago.
Dana Chandler is accused of killing 47-year-old Mike Sisco and his fiancee, 53-year-old Karen Harkness, in 2002 in Topeka.
WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge deferred a decision Tuesday on whether a man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens more when he allegedly drove his SUV through a Christmas parade can represent himself at trial, after the suspect said he doesn't understand the charges against him or how the state can prosecute him.
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — Three Vermont police officers will not face charges in the fatal shooting of a person of interest in a suspected homicide who charged at two of the officers with a knife, the offices of the attorney general's office and a county prosecutor announced Tuesday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man was killed in a shooting outside a hotel in Portland early Sunday, police said.
No arrests were immediately made in the shooting, which was reported at around 3:30 a.m.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man convicted of having set a house fire that killed a young child and two women in Pittsburgh 4 1/2 years ago now faces a life prison sentence without possibility of parole.
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii grand jury on Friday indicted a former deputy Nevada attorney general on charges of second-degree murder in connection with the 50-year-old cold case of a Honolulu woman killed in 1972.
DENVER (AP) —
A Black man died after a police encounter in a Denver suburb in 2019 because he was injected with a powerful sedative after being forcibly restrained, according to an amended autopsy report publicly released Friday.
A man accused of killing six people and injuring dozens of others by driving an SUV through a Christmas parade in Wisconsin last year wants to represent himself in a trial that is scheduled to begin in a little more than a week.
Detectives are investigating a homicide at a motel in North Dakota's capital city Friday, police said.
According to a statement from police, officers responded to the Motel 6 in Bismarck about 12:40 a.m.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s attorney general on Thursday condemned the violent death of an 18-year-old allegedly struck by a man who said he drove his SUV into the victim after the two had a political argument, and he offered to help a county attorney prosecute the case.
PHOENIX (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with a homicide case in which a Phoenix man was allegedly kidnapped, killed and dismembered in Tucson, authorities said Thursday.
Phoenix police said 45-year-old John Cole has been booked into jail on suspicion of first-degree murder, kidnapping, theft by extortion, concealment of a body and other felony charges.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A former deputy Nevada attorney general accused of a 1972 killing in Honolulu told a Reno judge Wednesday he wants to fight extradition to Hawaii because he believes his constitutional rights were violated when he was arrested last week.
ONEONTA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man is facing a reckless manslaughter charge after his 2-year-old grandson died when he was left in a hot vehicle for seven hours, authorities said Wednesday.
Two-year-old Ian Wiesman died Tuesday after being left inside a truck for seven hours as late summer temperatures hovered around 90 degrees (32 Celsius), authorities said.
MCHENRY, N.D. (AP) — A driver charged with fatally striking a teenager in North Dakota allegedly told investigators he purposely hit the teen with his SUV after they had a political argument, according to court documents.
NILES, Mich. (AP) — A group of people shot into a home in a small southwestern Michigan city, killing two teenagers and injuring three others inside, police said Wednesday.
Niles police said the shooting late Tuesday could be related to two homicides in the same area, one in August and another two weeks ago.
GRETNA, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man who admitted to being drunk when he crashed into the back of a family's minivan, killing a 9-year-old girl, was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison, prosecutors said.
TOME, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man and his cousin have been arrested in Kansas in connection with the shooting death of a woman that is being investigated as a homicide, authorities said Monday.
Valencia County Sheriff’s officials said 37-year-old Karla Aguilera of Tome was reported missing by family members on Sept.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A Green Bay man who pleaded no contest to reckless homicide in a high-speed crash that killed three people was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday.
The crash in Green Bay killed Jessie Saldana, Sonia Gonzalez-Guillen and Sonia Gonzalez in June 2020 when Abdi Ahmed struck their vehicle with such force that it rolled the car four or five times.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A former deputy Nevada attorney general who ran for the state Supreme Court and was later affiliated with the infamous Mustang Ranch brothel has been arrested in Reno as a suspect in a 1972 homicide in Hawaii.
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City mom accused of drowning her three children in the Atlantic Ocean was charged with murder Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's medical examiner confirmed Tuesday that the deaths of three children found on the shoreline near Brooklyn’s famed Coney Island boardwalk were homicides by drowning.
Their mother, identified by family members as 30-year-old Erin Merdy, remained in police custody.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A death penalty trial has begun for a man accused of having set a house fire that killed a young child and two women in Pittsburgh 4 1/2 years ago.
Martell Smith, 45, faces three counts of homicide as well as aggravated arson and other charges in the early morning December 2017 blaze in the Homewood neighborhood, which Allegheny County prosecutors say he set after getting into a bar fight with another man.
LONDON (AP) — A police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Black man in London has been suspended from duty, the British capital's Metropolitan Police force said.
Chris Kaba, 24, was killed in south London on Sept.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A pro bull rider was killed in Utah overnight Monday in what Salt Lake City police are calling a domestic violence homicide.
Demetrius Omar Lateef Allen, who went by the name Ouncie Mitchell as a pro bull rider, was found shot outside an apartment complex in Salt Lake City, police said in a news release.
PARIS (AP) — A homicide investigation has been launched into the fatal shooting of a driver by a police officer in the French city of Nice after he failed to obey an order to stop, the southern city's prosecutor said Friday.
MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A woman accused of fatally stabbing her roommate 15 years ago in North Dakota pleaded not guilty Thursday after a judge determined there was sufficient evidence to send her to trial on felony murder.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A fire that killed a woman in Sioux Falls two months ago has now been ruled a homicide.
Police spokesman Sam Clemens said investigators were waiting for autopsy results.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The office of California's attorney general said Wednesday it will review a decision by a San Francisco Bay Area district attorney not to pursue homicide charges against police officers who restrained a prone man and placed a knee on his neck in 2020.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When the phone rang inside a Northern California police station around midday Wednesday, the homicide suspect — an off-duty sheriff's deputy accused in a shocking double-slaying — was on the line.
SAFFORD, Ariz. (AP) — A woman has been arrested in connection with the death of a young girl whose remains were found in Graham County nearly two years ago, authorities said Wednesday.
County sheriff’s officials said 38-year-old Amber Langley was being held on suspicion of first-degree murder along with theft and fraudulent schemes and artifices.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The family of a Black man shot by an Ohio sheriff's deputy asked a federal court on Wednesday to stop delaying their wrongful death lawsuit against the deputy.
Authorities say Casey Goodson Jr., 23, was shot in the back as he entered his grandmother’s house in late 2020.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The man convicted in the fatal shooting of a University of Wisconsin physician and her husband in the school's arboretum was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday without the possibility of parole.
DADEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A man charged in the deaths of his live-in girlfriend and her son, whose dismembered bodies were discovered in central Alabama after a 12-year-old girl escaped captivity in a rural mobile home, has admitted to killing the two, prosecutors told a judge.
MONEE, Ill. (AP) — Police are investigating the death of an infant who succumbed to head trauma after his parents stopped at a suburban Chicago truck stop.
The 2-month-old boy's parents told officers that their son stopped breathing on Aug.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man is in custody following a fatal shooting at his ex-girlfriend's apartment building in Sioux Falls.
Authorities say the 38-year-old suspect killed 26-year-old Kaisean Marcell Tyler Monday shortly before 9 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed and four others wounded in a shooting in north Philadelphia early on Labor Day during a violent holiday weekend that has seen seven other homicides and a number of other shootings and stabbings.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire have identified the 75-year-old man who was stabbed to death Friday on a recreational trail in Manchester.
Investigators said Daniel Whitmore, of Manchester, was found at about 10:30 a.m.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A suspect in a double homicide case in northwest Albuquerque has been arrested, according to authorities.
Albuquerque police said 30-year-old John Ballejos was taken into custody Saturday afternoon on suspicion of two counts of murder and two counts of tampering with evidence.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man was killed by Milwaukee officers after he led them on a chase into a busy downtown bar district, then got out of his vehicle and opened fire on them, police said.
One bystander, a 22-year-old Hudson woman, was hit by gunfire in the Friday night shootout, police said.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a police officer shot and killed a man who “confronted officers" with a gun as they came to the front door of a Pittsburgh home while seeking a missing woman.
Pittsburgh police said officers were asked just before 9 p.m.
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A judge on Friday sentenced a Wisconsin man accused of fatally shooting his grandparents to life in prison.
SPARTA, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man has been found guilty of killing his step-grandfather with an ax and severely injuring two others.
The jury in Monroe County Circuit Court on Thursday convicted Thomas Aspseter, 38, of first-degree intentional homicide, two counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, and two counts of aggravated battery involving a dangerous weapon.
CHICAGO (AP) — A 5-year-old boy has died five days after being seriously injured in a drive-by shooting on Chicago's North Side, police said.
Devin McGregor was pronounced dead Thursday night at Lurie Children's Hospital, police said.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas jury announced Thursday that it could not reach a verdict in the trial of a woman accused of killing her ex-husband and his girlfriend 20 years ago.
Jurors deliberated for about 35 hours over six days in Dana Chandler's trial.
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (AP) — A lawyer for a 14-year-old Wisconsin boy accused of killing a 10-year-old girl after luring her into the woods said Thursday that he will seek to have the case moved from adult to juvenile court.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A body found near an Oklahoma lake 14 years ago has been identified, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.
The remains are those of Angela Mason, 25, and were identified after a DNA sample from the body was used to find a possible relative.