CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been convicted of murder and now faces up to life in prison for strangling his wife with his hands and some pajama pants.
Saudi Arabia's crown prince likely approved the killing of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, accor…
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former Minneapolis police officer convicted of third-degree murder in the 2017 fatal shooting of an Australian woman who called 911 to report a possible sexual assault has asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to hear his appeal.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida homicide detective believes an Army veteran committed murder when he pursued and fatally shot a drunk, unarmed neighbor who pounded on his door after midnight, saying prosecutors should have rejected the shooter's self-defense claim.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Several witnesses have been subpoenaed to appear before a federal grand jury considering charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who is already facing state murder charges in the death of George Floyd, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
An Army special forces sergeant pleaded not guilty Friday to murder and other charges in the killing of three people and wounding of three oth…
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota House killed a bill Wednesday that would have allowed someone performing an abortion to be charged with murder.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A memorial honoring George Floyd will remain at the Minneapolis intersection where he was pinned to the ground by a police officer in the moments before he died last May, but the streets will reopen to two-way traffic at the conclusion of the officer’s murder trial, city leaders said Friday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf's office announced Friday he has commuted the life sentences of 13 Pennsylvania inmates, clearing the way for their release to halfway houses.
SEATTLE (AP) — A Washington state man who was exonerated of murder after serving more than 20 years in prison has sued King County, the city of Bothell and several sheriff's deputies and police officers.
"Late Edition: Crime Beat Chronicles" presents true-crime stories as told by journalists from regional newspapers around America. The sixth episode of the debut series continues to exploring the 1977 Oklahoma Girl Scout murders.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The new trial for the man convicted of manslaughter in the 2016 shooting death of a former NFL player following a traffic dispute cannot include a murder charge, a Louisiana judge has ruled.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was prepared to plead guilty to third-degree murder in George Floyd's death before then-Attorney General William Barr personally blocked the plea deal last year, officials said.
TEGUCIGALPA, Hondruas (AP) — Relatives buried the body Wednesday of a 26-year-old Honduran nursing student who died in a police cell hours after she was arrested for violating the pandemic curfew. The National Police initially suggested it had been a suicide, but authorities are now investigating it as a murder.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish court on Monday ordered a record high compensation of nearly 13 million zlotys ($3.4 million) to a man who had spent 18 years in prison for a rape and murder of a teenager he didn't commit.
HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. Army soldier has been charged with murder after his wife was found dead at Hawaii's Schofield Barracks.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The former police officer accused of killing Andre Hill interacted “two to three” times with Hill before the shooting and became concerned he was a burglar, the officer’s attorney said Friday, as he defended his client with never-before-heard details about the night of the fatal shooting.
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Six Serbs accused of involvement in the murder of a Kosovo Serb political party leader pleaded not guilty at the start of a much-anticipated trial in a Kosovo court on Friday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota prosecutors on Thursday asked a judge to reinstate a third-degree murder count against the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, saying an appellate court decision from earlier this week sets legal precedent that shows the count is appropriate.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio police officer charged with murder in killing of Andre Hill, a Black man, state's attorney general says.
"Late Edition: Crime Beat Chronicles" presents true-crime stories as told by journalists from regional newspapers around America. The fifth episode of the debut series continues to exploring the 1977 Oklahoma Girl Scout murders.
SAND SPRINGS, Okla. (AP) — A couple and their two young children were found dead in a home Saturday in northeast Oklahoma in what police said appears to be a triple murder-suicide, the Tulsa World reported.
"Late Edition: Crime Beat Chronicles" presents true-crime stories as told by journalists from regional newspapers around America. The fourth episode of the debut series continues to exploring the 1977 Oklahoma Girl Scout murders.
A second Houston police officer has been charged with murder and is among additional officers who have been indicted as part of an ongoing inv…