Homicide Headlines

  • Man faces murder charges in restaurant crash that killed kin

    A man intentionally rammed a vehicle into a steak and seafood outlet in North Carolina on Sunday, killing his daughter and daughter-in-law who had been seated inside the restaurant with other family members, police said. The vehicle's driver, Roger Self, was immediately arrested and the...

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  • The Latest: Man faces 2 murder charges in restaurant plowing

    The Latest on a vehicle that crashed into a North Carolina restaurant (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Jail records show the man accused of intentionally plowing a vehicle into a Bessemer, North Carolina, restaurant is facing two counts of first-degree murder. Those charges are outlined...

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  • 9 shot, 1 killed, in city gun violence Saturday: police

    Nine people were shot Saturday in city gun violence, including a pair of men involved in a fatal shootout in on the West Side.

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  • In deadly school shooting, a confession but no clear motive

    The mother of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school said her daughter recently rejected the romantic advances of the 17-year-old charged in the shootings, a possible motive for the violent tragedy. Sadie Rodriguez said her daughter, Shana Fisher, had made clear that she was not...

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  • Arias lawyers continue push to keep her appeal from public

    Jodi Arias' lawyers say the upcoming appeal of her murder conviction in the 2008 killing of her ex-boyfriend should be kept secret because the trial records remain sealed and public interest in her case remains extremely high. Those arguments are in a reply to prosecutors' objections to...

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  • Wife of man charged in blast probe died in 'mysterious case'

    A decade before his ex-girlfriend was killed in what investigators say was a targeted explosion, Stephen Beal's wife died in what a coroner deemed a "mysterious case." Christine Beal's death in 2008 came a few weeks after she fell down a flight of stairs in their Long Beach home while...

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  • The Latest: Slain exchange student's family devastated

    The Latest on the mass shooting at a Texas high school (all times local): 11 a.m. Pakistani businessman Abdul Aziz Sheikh says he learned of the tragedy unfolding at a high school in Texas when he turned on the TV after iftar, the fast-breaking meal during the Muslim holy month of...

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  • Substitute teacher, Pakistani exchange student among victims

    A substitute teacher who relatives say had a "lust for life" and a foreign exchange student from Pakistan are among the first confirmed victims of mass shooting at a Texas high school. Among those injured Friday are a school resource officer and a sophomore baseball player. ...

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  • 4 dead, 4 wounded Friday in city gun violence: police

    Officers found Ronald Brooks, 32, fatally shot in the chest in Bronzeville.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Man, 65, shot to death in South Shore: police

    Officers responded about 11:30 p.m. to the 7100 block of South Euclid Avenue and found a 65-year-old man lying on the street.

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  • Man arrested in 1987 killing of couple in Washington state

    New DNA technology has led to the arrest of a 55-year-old man in the killing of a young Canadian couple in Washington state more than three decades ago, police said. William Earl Talbott II of SeaTac, Washington, was arrested Thursday for investigation of first-degree murder as he left his...

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  • India: Pakistan’s shelling kills couple, soldier in Kashmir

    Pakistani soldiers targeted Indian paramilitary posts and villages along the highly militarized frontier in disputed Kashmir, killing a husband and wife and a soldier, Indian officials said Friday.

    Washington Post
  • India: Pakistan's shelling kills couple, soldier in Kashmir

    Indian officials say Pakistani soldiers targeted frontier posts and villages in disputed Kashmir, killing a husband and wife and a soldier. Top police officer S.D. Singh says the cross border firing and shelling began overnight and spread to dozens of posts on Friday in Jammu region of the...

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  • Man shot to death on the South Side

    About 2 a.m., officers found the man shot in the chest in the 3500 block of South Rhodes.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • 3 killed in shootings Thursday: police

    Three people died, and at least six others were wounded, Thursday in gun violence across Chicago, police said.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Canada man who sent letter bombs guilty of attempted murder

    A judge has found a Canadian man guilty of attempting to murder his former wife and two lawyers by sending them letter bombs.

    Washington Post
  • Canada man who sent letter bombs guilty of attempted murder

    A judge has found a Canadian man guilty of attempting to murder his former wife and two lawyers by sending them letter bombs. Guido Amsel of Winnipeg, Manitoba, was arrested after three explosive packages were found in July 2015. Lawyer Maria Mitousis lost her right hand when one of the...

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  • Man accused in Italian tourist's death back in custody

    A man accused in the 2017 killing of an Italian tourist in Little Rock is back in jail after he had been mistakenly released from custody two months ago. The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office says Andre Jackson was arrested Wednesday at a hotel near Little Rock's airport. Jackson is charged...

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