Homicide Headlines

  • Former Tour champion Ullrich arrested over alleged attack

    Former Tour de France champion Jan Ullrich was arrested early Friday and is in police custody for allegedly attacking an escort at a Frankfurt hotel. Police spokesperson Carina Lerch said the retired German cyclist was arrested after police were called to the hotel. She said Ullrich was...

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  • The Latest: Canadian police say lockdown over after shooting

    The Latest on the shooting in the eastern Canadian province of New Brunswick (all times local):

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  • Police: College hoops coach threw punch killing NYC tourist

    A college basketball coach threw a punch that killed a New York City tourist who mistook him for an Uber driver, police said Thursday. Wake Forest assistant coach Jamill Jones attacked Sandor Szabo around 1:15 a.m. Sunday in Queens, causing him to fall and hit his head on the sidewalk,...

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  • 2 killed, 8 wounded Thursday in Chicago shootings

    The last homicide during the 24-hour period happened on the border of the Ida B. Wells neighborhood on the South Side.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Man shot to death on South Side: police

    About 9:25 p.m., three males approached a 26-year-old man in the 3500 block of South Cottage Grove and opened fire, Chicago police said.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • The Latest: Nebraska may not get execution drugs again

    The Latest on the scheduled execution of Nebraska death-row inmate Carey Dean Moore (all times local): ——— 4:50 p.m. Nebraska's prisons director says delaying a longtime death row inmate's execution would likely prevent the state from ever carrying out the sentence...

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  • Family of slain Maltese journalist demands public inquiry

    The family of slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia is calling for a full public inquiry into her death, submitting a legal opinion to Maltese authorities in a bid to pressure them into determining whether more could have been done to save her life. The reporter was killed in a targeted...

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  • Family of slain Maltese journalist demands public inquiry

    The family of slain investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia called Thursday for a full public inquiry into her death, accusing Maltese authorities of failing in their duty to determine whether more could have been done to save the reporter’s life.

    Washington Post
  • Police: Alaska man, son caught on video killing bear, cubs

    A father and son skied to a remote bear den on an Alaska island, shot a mother bear in front of her two cubs and then one of them turned his rifle on the shrieking newborns, killing them, authorities said Wednesday. The men didn't know that the black bears were part of an observation...

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  • 1940 civil rights worker slaying case reopened

    More than 78 years after civil rights worker Elbert Williams' body was found in a Tennessee river, a district attorney announced Wednesday that he is reopening the investigation into the slaying. Haywood County DA Garry Brown said his office is launching an investigation into the death of...

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  • Saudi Arabia executes Myanmar man convicted of murder

    Saudi Arabia says it has executed and “crucified” a Myanmar man convicted of killing a woman and carrying out other crimes.

    Washington Post
  • Bangladesh court accepts murder charges for 2016 attack

    A special tribunal on Wednesday accepted murder and other charges against eight suspected Islamic militants in a grisly attack on a restaurant two years ago in Bangladesh’s capital.

    Washington Post
  • Saudi Arabia crucifies Myanmar man convicted of murder

    Saudi Arabia says it executed and crucified a man from Myanmar convicted of killing a woman and carrying out other crimes.

    Washington Post
  • Final suspect arrested in slaying of rapper XXXTentacion

    The fourth suspect in the shooting death of emerging South Florida rap star XXXTentacion has turned himself in to authorities. The Broward County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Tuesday evening that 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome was taken into custody after surrendering at his lawyer's...

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  • Final suspect arrested in slaying of rapper XXXTentacion

    The fourth suspect in the shooting death of emerging South Florida rap star XXXTentacion has turned himself in to authorities.

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  • Sheriff: S. Carolina woman left newborn in trash bag in car

    A woman who gave birth in a car and put the newborn inside a trash bag faces 20 years to life in prison if convicted of murder by child abuse. News outlets report that 21-year-old Brennan Hailey Geller of Lexington, South Carolina, was arrested Monday. Her arrest warrant says she gave birth...

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  • Police seek info for dead baby floating near Brooklyn Bridge

    Police in New York City are looking for answers in the death of a baby found floating in the East River in an area popular with tourists near the Brooklyn Bridge and South Street Seaport. Officials want to know: How long was the boy in the water before an Oklahoma family spotted him Sunday...

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  • Weekend toll: 70 shot — 11 fatally — in Chicago gun violence

    The violence reached a peak Sunday, when 30 people were shot during a three-hour span between midnight and 3 a.m.

    Chicago Sun-Times