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Woman charged in bucket-truck chase, murder pleads guilty | Lexington Herald Leader

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Couple arrested in 'drug deal gone bad' stabbing death in Plymouth Twp.

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Convicted escapee David Sweat moved to new prison

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Suspect: Birthday Cake Fight Led To New Britain Stabbing Death

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Murder suspect on the run for nearly 2 months found hiding in Bessemer attic

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Killer details brutal murder, final minutes of NY jogger in police video

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Woman charged with murder in case of Birmingham man found shot dead in bedroom chair

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Utah man who shot acquaintance after being slashed with razor charged with murder
A 28-year-old man has been charged with first-degree felony murder after allegedly shooting a man who slashed him with a razor. Charging documents say that Robin William Lundin, of West Point, intentionally shot and killed 30-year-old Colby Scott Barney in the early hours of Nov. 5. At 1:36 a.m., officers responded to a call reporting that a man had been shot in the chest in the basement of a West Point home, an affidavit from the Davis County Sheriff’s Office said   Read More ...
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Police: Married Couple Charged With Murder In ‘Drug Deal Gone Bad’
PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – A couple in Montgomery County has been arrested and charged with murder in what police are calling a “drug deal gone bad.” Investigators in Plymouth Township say 20-year-old Austin Parkinson and 20-year-old Lana Lare stabbed a man several times after arranging to meet up to buy heroin from him. Police say the couple then stole several bundles of heroin from the man   Read More ...
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Kate Steinle murder trial: No verdict after second day of deliberations
Closing arguments end in the murder trial of Kate Steinle Steinle's death in July 2015 became a major issue in the immigration debate (CNN)Jurors failed to reach a verdict Wednesday after the second day of deliberations in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, who is accused of the July 2015 killing of Kate Steinle in a case that became a rallying point in a national debate over immigration policy   Read More ...
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'Young Charlie' podcast explores a different side of Manson — a kid before a murderer
When Charles Manson died Sunday night, more than four decades had passed since the murders he masterminded. But Manson’s mythology still looms large and will no doubt continue to be dissected long after his death. The most recent exploration of Manson, a podcast called “Young Charlie,” focuses on the cult leader’s childhood. From podcast network Wondery, “Young Charlie” was written by Hollywood screenwriter and director Larry Brand and debuted Nov   Read More ...
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2 convicted of murder, arson for blaze that killed firefighter
CINCINNATI -- An Ohio homeowner and his nephew were convicted Wednesday of murder and arson for a 2015 blaze that led to a firefighter's death. Butler County jurors found Lester Parker and William "Billy" Tucker guilty after getting the case late Tuesday in Hamilton, about 30 miles north of Cincinnati. A judge sentenced both men to life in prison, with a minimum of 15 years before either one is eligible for parole   Read More ...
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Man dies from cancer hours after being charged with murder
ALBANY, N.Y. — Authorities say a New York man accused of fatally shooting another man in Albany earlier this year has died from cancer just hours after being charged. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple tells the Times Union that 30-year-old Taron Robinson died at an Albany hospital late Tuesday night, 10 hours after being charged with second-degree murder in the slaying of Christopher Hardy   Read More ...
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Police: Married Couple Charged With Murder In 'Drug Deal Gone Bad'
A couple in Montgomery County has been arrested and charged with murder in what police are calling a "drug deal gone bad."   Read More ...
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MS-13 victim was stabbed 100 times, decapitated, had heart ripped out, police say
A man murdered earlier this year by the MS-13 street gang was stabbed more than 100 times, decapitated and had his heart torn out of his chest and buried with him, Maryland authorities said Wednesday. Montgomery County Police said one of the alleged killers, 19-year-old Miguel Angel Lopez-Abrego, was arrested Nov. 11 in North Carolina. Lopez-Abrego, known as "Timido," has been charged with first-degree murder and was ordered held without bond after his first court appearance   Read More ...
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Woman charged in bucket-truck chase, murder pleads guilty | Lexington Herald Leader
A woman who in 2015 stole a utility bucket truck to evade police and murder charges pleaded guilty Wednesday. She admitted to multiple charges, including the murder of a former surgeon and the theft of the truck. , could face the recommended prison sentence of 20 years for the murder charge, Fayette County Commonwealth’s Attorney Lou Anna Red Corn said. Prosecutors also recommended sentences of five years for theft, five years for wanton endangerment, one year for tampering with evidence, one year for criminal mischief and one year for fleeing police   Read More ...
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Murder conviction for drunk driver sends message just as holiday - | WBTV Charlotte
When a Mecklenburg County jury convicted a drunk driver of second-degree murder on Tuesday, the verdict sent a message "This community is tired of those that choose to drive impaired. They are an active bullet out there on the streets. There are people maimed, killed every day because of the recklessness of those who chose to drive drunk," Mecklenburg County District Attorney Andrew Murray said   Read More ...
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The Latest: No verdict yet in San Francisco pier shooting
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the San Francisco pier shooting murder trial (all times local): Jurors have concluded a second day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of a man charged with killing a woman two years ago on a San Francisco pier. The jury got the case Tuesday after prosecutors and defense attorneys argued whether Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, a Mexican national, killed Kate Steinle in a freak accident or was a calculated murderer playing a sick game   Read More ...
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STEINLE TRIAL: Jurors end Steinle murder case deliberations for the Thanksgiving weekend
Jurors end Steinle murder case deliberations for the Thanksgiving weekend.   Read More ...
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$1M bond set for Hancock Co. murder suspects
HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The father and son charged with killing Philip Whitaker are now each being held on a $1 million bond. Terry and Carl Smith made their initial appearance in court Wednesday. In addition to bond, a preliminary hearing was set for January 16. Hancock County Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested Terry, 70, and Carl, 46, Tuesday after questioning them about Whitaker's shooting death   Read More ...
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New Dad Discovered Dead in Burning Car in Florida – and 2 People Are Charged With Murder
The Broward County Sheriff’s Office says it’s unclear whether the fire that engulfed Darren Butler’s car in North Lauderdale killed him. They have not revealed a motive in his killing. On Saturday, police arrested Rougiena Deriveire, 18, and on Tuesday, they arrested Johntavis McCoe, 26. Both were charged with first-degree murder in connection with his death. Authorities have yet to disclose whether Butler may have known either of his alleged killers, and have not released information about a connection between the two defendants   Read More ...
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Man convicted of first-degree murder for daylight killing
MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) - Jurors in Northern California convicted a man of first-degree murder for gunning down another man in broad daylight in front of the shooter's own wife and children and more than a dozen security cameras. The Mercury News of San Jose reports that Edbert James III was found guilty Tuesday in Contra Costa County of first-degree murder, attempted murder, and child endangerment   Read More ...
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The Latest: No verdict yet in San Francisco pier shooting
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on the San Francisco pier shooting murder trial (all times local): Jurors have concluded a second day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of a man charged with killing a woman two years ago on a San Francisco pier. The jury got the case Tuesday after prosecutors and defense attorneys argued whether Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, a Mexican national, killed Kate Steinle in a freak accident or was a calculated murderer playing a sick game   Read More ...
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Jurors break for Thanksgiving holiday in Kate Steinle murder trial
The jury in the Kate Steinle murder trial has gone home until after the Thanksgiving holiday.   Read More ...
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Married couple arrested in drug theft murder in Plymouth Twp
Popular Stories A married couple has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of a man in a car during what officials called a heroin theft in Plymouth Township Monday evening. Austin Parkinson and his wife, Lana Lare, both 20 of West Norriton, have each been charged with first-degree murder and related offenses in the slaying of Chad Konata, 31, of Collingdale, the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday   Read More ...
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$1M bond set for Hancock Co. murder suspects - | WBTV Charlotte
HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - The father and son charged with killing Philip Whitaker are now each being held on a $1 million bond. Terry and Carl Smith made their initial appearance in court Wednesday. In addition to bond, a preliminary hearing was set for January 16. Hancock County Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested Terry, 70, and Carl, 46, Tuesday after questioning them about Whitaker's shooting death   Read More ...
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Couple arrested in 'drug deal gone bad' stabbing death in Plymouth Twp.
Authorities say a husband and wife are facing murder charges after a drug deal went bad in Plymouth Township, Montgomery County.   Read More ...
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Convicted escapee David Sweat moved to new prison
Convicted murderer and prison escapee David Sweat has been moved to a new facility. Convicted escapee David Sweat moved to new prison Convicted murderer and prison escapee David Sweat has been moved to a new facility. Convicted escapee David Sweat moved to new prison Convicted murderer and prison escapee David Sweat has been moved to a new facility. ATTICA, N.Y. — Convicted murderer and prison escapee David Sweat has been moved to a new facility   Read More ...
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Jury continues to deliberate in Kate Steinle murder trial
Claudia Cowan has the latest details.   Read More ...
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Judge forward first-degree murder case to District Court
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — An Idaho judge has found probable cause for a Jackson, Wyoming man to be charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the July 2016 shooting deaths of his girlfriend and her unborn baby at a cabin near Riggs, Idaho. A second preliminary hearing was held on Nov. 13 after a judge threw out Erik Ohlson's confession to killing 39-year-old Jennifer Nalley, saying investigators questioned Ohlson after he asked for an attorney   Read More ...
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Judge forwards first-degree murder case to District Court
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - An Idaho judge has found probable cause for a Jackson, Wyoming man to be charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the July 2016 shooting deaths of his girlfriend and her unborn baby at a cabin near Riggs, Idaho. A second preliminary hearing was held on Nov. 13 after a judge threw out Erik Ohlson's confession to killing 39-year-old Jennifer Nalley, saying investigators questioned Ohlson after he asked for an attorney   Read More ...
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Two indicted on murder charges in killing
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Jury deliberations under way in Kate Steinle murder trial
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Man charged with second-degree murder in Lame Deer man's death
A Lame Deer man pleaded not guilty to a murder charge during an arraignment in Billings on Tuesday. Derek Dexter Shoulderblade, 23, was indicted on second-degree murder in the Sept. 17 death near Lame Deer of a person identified in court records as O.L.W. Second-degree murder is killing with malice aforethought. Earlier FBI spokesman Travis Burrows said that a 30-year-old Lame Deer man, identified as Ozzy Lee Wilson, had died as the result of injuries after an alleged assault that occurred on Sept   Read More ...
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'In Cold Blood' house: Rare photos show home where Clutters were murdered | The Kansas City Star
There’s a reddish stain on the basement wall that might be a remnant of Herb Clutter’s blood — or it might be just an urban myth. Getting access to it and the rest of the “In Cold Blood” farmhouse in Holcomb, Kan., where four members of the Clutter family were brutally murdered, is rare. But in 2006, the then-owners of the house put it up for sale, and there was an open house   Read More ...
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Teenager accused of fatally stabbing woman had 'kill list'
BOULDER COUNTY, CO (KDVR/CNN) – A 15-year-old in Colorado, who is accused of stabbing a young woman to death and chasing after her sister, had a “kill list,” prosecutors say. Prosecutors have not identified the 15-year-old suspect because they have not yet decided whether to charge him as an adult. The teenager used a hunting knife to kill 20-year-old Makayla Grote inside an apartment late Saturday night, police say   Read More ...
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Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list'
Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list' LONGMONT, Colo. — A prosecutor in northern Colorado says a 15-year-old arrested in the stabbing death of a 19-year-old woman had a “death list” that included the victim’s younger sister. Boulder Country Deputy District Attorney Michael Foote told a judge that the teen stabbed Makayla Grote at an apartment complex Saturday night and then pursued the younger sister, who locked herself in a room   Read More ...
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Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list'
Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list' LONGMONT, Colo. — A prosecutor in northern Colorado says a 15-year-old arrested in the stabbing death of a 19-year-old woman had a “death list” that included the victim’s younger sister. Boulder Country Deputy District Attorney Michael Foote told a judge that the teen stabbed Makayla Grote at an apartment complex Saturday night and then pursued the younger sister, who locked herself in a room   Read More ...
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Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list'
Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list' LONGMONT, Colo. — A prosecutor in northern Colorado says a 15-year-old arrested in the stabbing death of a 19-year-old woman had a “death list” that included the victim’s younger sister. Boulder Country Deputy District Attorney Michael Foote told a judge that the teen stabbed Makayla Grote at an apartment complex Saturday night and then pursued the younger sister, who locked herself in a room   Read More ...
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Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list'
Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list' LONGMONT, Colo. — A prosecutor in northern Colorado says a 15-year-old arrested in the stabbing death of a 19-year-old woman had a “death list” that included the victim’s younger sister. Boulder Country Deputy District Attorney Michael Foote told a judge that the teen stabbed Makayla Grote at an apartment complex Saturday night and then pursued the younger sister, who locked herself in a room   Read More ...
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Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list'
Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list' LONGMONT, Colo. — A prosecutor in northern Colorado says a 15-year-old arrested in the stabbing death of a 19-year-old woman had a “death list” that included the victim’s younger sister. Boulder Country Deputy District Attorney Michael Foote told a judge that the teen stabbed Makayla Grote at an apartment complex Saturday night and then pursued the younger sister, who locked herself in a room   Read More ...
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Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list'
Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list' LONGMONT, Colo. — A prosecutor in northern Colorado says a 15-year-old arrested in the stabbing death of a 19-year-old woman had a “death list” that included the victim’s younger sister. Boulder Country Deputy District Attorney Michael Foote told a judge that the teen stabbed Makayla Grote at an apartment complex Saturday night and then pursued the younger sister, who locked herself in a room   Read More ...
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Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list'
Prosecutor: 15-year-old arrested in woman’s murder had ‘death list' LONGMONT, Colo. — A prosecutor in northern Colorado says a 15-year-old arrested in the stabbing death of a 19-year-old woman had a “death list” that included the victim’s younger sister. Boulder Country Deputy District Attorney Michael Foote told a judge that the teen stabbed Makayla Grote at an apartment complex Saturday night and then pursued the younger sister, who locked herself in a room   Read More ...
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Murder Investigation Launched After 18-Year-Old Killed In East London
An 18-year-old has died five days after being hospitalized due to a violent gang beating, which occurred in east London. The attack took place last Thursday, November 16. According to The London Evening Standard, the teenager was approached by an armed group of men in the London Borough of Walthamstow. He was subsequently taken to a nearby hospital, at around 11 o’clock at night, in order to be treated for a knife wound to the stomach   Read More ...
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Suspect Indicted On Murder, Terror Charges In Deadly Manhattan Attack
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A federal grand jury has indicted the man accused in a deadly Halloween terror attack in lower Manhattan. Sayfullo Saipov has been indicted on eight counts of murder, twelve counts of attempted murder, and supporting a terror group. “As alleged in this indictment, Sayfullo Saipov murdered eight innocent people and injured many more in a calculated act of terrorism in the heart of one of our great cities   Read More ...
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Teenager accused of fatally stabbing woman had 'kill list' - | WBTV Charlotte
BOULDER COUNTY, CO (KDVR/CNN) – A 15-year-old in Colorado, who is accused of stabbing a young woman to death and chasing after her sister, had a “kill list,” prosecutors say. Prosecutors have not identified the 15-year-old suspect because they have not yet decided whether to charge him as an adult. The teenager used a hunting knife to kill 20-year-old Makayla Grote inside an apartment late Saturday night, police say   Read More ...
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To catch a killer: A real look inside a murder investigation
In the days of black and white television “Perry Mason” set the standard for crime solving good guys. The popular TV drama of the 50’s and 60’s was known for its dramatic courtroom confrontations. In the closing minutes of each episode a skillful Perry Mason (Raymond Burr) always managed to elicit a tearful courtroom confession out of some hapless murderer. Whether it’s “Perry Mason”, “Murder She Wrote”, or “CSI” that’s how Hollywood solves murder cases   Read More ...
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