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US: Two men stabbed to death on Oregon train trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

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US: Two men stabbed to death on Oregon train trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

- A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, police said on Saturday. Police identified the assailant, who was arrested soon after the Friday afternoon attack, as Jeremy Joseph Christian of Portland, a 35-year-old convicted felon. A senior researcher with the Southern Poverty Law Center, in a blog post, said Christian’s Facebook page showed he held “some racist and other extremist beliefs

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Four Trenton murder trials simmering in Superior Court

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Four Trenton murder trials simmering in Superior Court

- TRENTON >> Two Trenton murder trials have recently begun and two more are set to get underway at the Mercer County Criminal Courthouse. Chambersburg slaying Dante Alexander, 33, of Trenton, is currently standing trial on allegations he fatally gunned down 26-year-old Brandon Nance outside a city bakery in 2013. Assistant Prosecutor Tim Ward is prosecuting the case on behalf of the state

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Surprise guilty plea in Danville pawn shop triple murder in 2013

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Surprise guilty plea in Danville pawn shop triple murder in 2013

- In a surprise move, Kenneth Keith changed his plea in Boyle Circuit Court on Friday morning, admitting he is responsible for the murders of Mike and Angela Hockensmith and Daniel Smith. Police found all three dead from gunshot wounds at ABC Gold, Games and More on South 4th Street in Danville on September 20, 2013. The Hockensmith's owned the shop and Smith was a customer

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After weeks on the run, police catch murder suspect

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After weeks on the run, police catch murder suspect

- ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – After weeks on the run, Albuquerque police say they’ve nabbed a murder suspect. Cory Chandler, 30, is accused of gunning down a man near Zuni and Pennsylvania late last month. Police found 42-year-old Harvey Saavedra shot to death near a mobile home park. APD says surveillance video from a nearby home captured Chandler with a gun running from the scene

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Idaho Supreme Court: Jerome murder convict won't get new trial

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Idaho Supreme Court: Jerome murder convict won't get new trial

- JEROME — A Jerome man convicted of murdering his wife won’t get the new trial he was granted on appeal two years ago, the Idaho Supreme Court has ruled. In 1985, Jaimi Dean Charboneau, then 25, was convicted of shooting his ex-wife 16 times with a rifle. Charboneau was initially sentenced to death and resentenced in 1989 to life in prison without parole for the death of 36-year-old Marilyn Arbaugh

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Woman suspected of ordering murder gets prison for drugs

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Woman suspected of ordering murder gets prison for drugs

- KALISPELL — A 29-year-old northwestern Montana woman suspected of ordering a man's murder has been sentenced to prison for dealing drugs. Melisa Ann Crone was sentenced Thursday to 40 years with 20 years suspended. She earlier pleaded guilty to criminal distribution of dangerous drugs. Crone was initially charged with accountability to deliberate homicide in the May 2016 stabbing death of 35-year-old Wade Rautio

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Portland suspect in 2 slayings on train is known for hate speech

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Portland suspect in 2 slayings on train is known for hate speech

- Jeremy Joseph Christian, the man accused of aggravated murder in the brutal knife slayings of two good Samaratins on the MAX, "holds some racist and other extremist beliefs," the Southern Poverty Law Center said on Saturday. "He calls for a homeland for whites, he has anti-Semitic statements praising Nazis," said Heidi Beirich of the center in Alabama that monitors hate groups in the United States, referring to his Facebook page

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Victim dies after vehicle shooting in Florence, now a murder investigation

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Victim dies after vehicle shooting in Florence, now a murder investigation

- FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – One of two people shot in a vehicle on Saturday night in Florence has died, and the Florence County Sheriff’s Office said the incident has now turned into a murder investigation. FCSO deputies responded to a call of a shooting into a vehicle on Saturday at 10:20 p.m. on South Church Street in Florence, according to a news release from the department

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Judge orders 20-year-old charged with murder to be held without bail

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Judge orders 20-year-old charged with murder to be held without bail

- A 20-year-old man fatally shot a 29-year-old man after an argument about respecting the apartment they were in, a prosecutor said Friday. Malcolm L. Ward has been charged with first-degree murder and two weapons counts in connection with the slaying of Brandon Mutum. Douglas County Judge Stephanie Hansen ordered Ward held without bail. Prosecutor Eric Fabian said Ward and Mutum were at a party at an apartment near 65th Street and Ames Avenue in April

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Man jailed in Multnomah County on suspicion of aggravated, attempted murder

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Man jailed in Multnomah County on suspicion of aggravated, attempted murder

- A man was booked early Saturday morning into a Multnomah County jail on suspicion of aggravated murder and attempted murder, records show. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, is being held without bail. He was also arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor charges, records show. A Portland police spokesman didn't immediately return an email seeking information about whether Christian is suspected in a stabbing that left two dead and one injured the day before in Northeast Portland

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Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children

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Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children

- Genene Jones may have killed up to 60 children who died under unusual circumstances during or just after her shifts. . . Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children Genene Jones may have killed up to 60 children who died under unusual circumstances during or just after her shifts Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children Genene Jones may have killed up to 60 children who died under unusual circumstances during or just after her shifts A Texas prosecutor says an imprisoned former nurse convicted in 1984 of killing a toddler and facing a new murder charge in the 1981 death of an infant may have killed up to 60 young children around that time

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‘Angel of Death’ nurse charged with killing another baby, suspected in up to 60 other deaths

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‘Angel of Death’ nurse charged with killing another baby, suspected in up to 60 other deaths

- A Texas nurse once dubbed an ‘Angel of Death‘ killer has been indicted in the 1981 death of an 11-month-old child whom she allegedly injected with a toxic dose of anti-seizure medication, authorities said. Genene Jones, 66, was indicted by a grand jury Thursday, more than three decades after Joshua Sawyer’s death. Authorities suspect that Jones, who is already serving a 99-year prison sentence in the death of another child, might have killed as many as 60 young children during her time as a pediatric nurse from the late 1970s to the early ’80s in the San Antonio area, according to a statement from the Bexar County district attorney’s office

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Murder suspect: 'I will kill you'; Prosecutors allege teenager first threatened victim in drug deal

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Murder suspect: 'I will kill you'; Prosecutors allege teenager first threatened victim in drug deal

- Three teenagers are in custody and being held without bond in the murder of Brandon White. Murder suspect: 'I will kill you'; Prosecutors allege teenager first threatened victim in drug deal Three teenagers are in custody and being held without bond in the murder of Brandon White. OMAHA, Neb.- — Prosecutors call the murder of Brandon White, 21, outside McMillan Middle School a setup

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Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children

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Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children

- Genene Jones may have killed up to 60 children who died under unusual circumstances during or just after her shifts. . . Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children Genene Jones may have killed up to 60 children who died under unusual circumstances during or just after her shifts Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children Genene Jones may have killed up to 60 children who died under unusual circumstances during or just after her shifts A Texas prosecutor says an imprisoned former nurse convicted in 1984 of killing a toddler and facing a new murder charge in the 1981 death of an infant may have killed up to 60 young children around that time

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Judge denies defense bid to move trial for man charged with killing 4 family members out of Petersburg

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Judge denies defense bid to move trial for man charged with killing 4 family members out of Petersburg

- A Petersburg judge has denied a motion filed by the defense team for quadruple murder defendant Alexander D. Hill Jr. that sought to move his trial away from Petersburg. In his ruling Thursday following a hearing in Petersburg Circuit Court, Judge Joseph M. Teefey Jr. said he understood the defense's position but noted an effort first must be made to try and seat a fair and impartial jury in Petersburg

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Alabama officials raced clock to execute convicted murderer

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Alabama officials raced clock to execute convicted murderer

- ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's quest to kill an inmate who spent decades on death row for murder became a high-stakes game of beat the clock after the U.S. Supreme Court finally cleared the way for his execution. Faced with a deluge of last-minute defense appeals and a legal deadline of midnight to execute Tommy Arthur for a 1982 contract killing, officers at Holman prison had to set the final stage for a lethal injection in only 1 hours, 16 minutes after the justices lifted a temporary stay Thursday night

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Minnesota man, 38, accused of fatally stabbing parents with screwdriver

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Minnesota man, 38, accused of fatally stabbing parents with screwdriver

- EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- A 38-year-old man with a history of mental health and drug problems is suspected of fatally stabbing his parents with a screwdriver at their Eden Prairie home this week.

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US: Two men stabbed to death on Oregon train trying to stop anti-Muslim rant
US: Two men stabbed to death on Oregon train trying to stop anti-Muslim rant A man fatally stabbed two passengers aboard a Portland, Oregon, commuter train after they tried to stop him from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, police said on Saturday. Police identified the assailant, who was arrested soon after the Friday afternoon attack, as Jeremy Joseph Christian of Portland, a 35-year-old convicted felon. A senior researcher with the Southern Poverty Law Center, in a blog post, said Christian’s Facebook page showed he held “some racist and other extremist beliefs   Read More ...
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Jurors discuss ex-deputy's second mistrial in murder case
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Jurors deliberated the murder case of former Santa Fe County sheriff's deputy Tai Chan for less than four hours and were unable to reach a unanimous decision, leading to a second mistrial. Defense attorneys for Chan said Tuesday that no juror agreed to a first-degree murder conviction in shooting death of deputy Jeremy Martin during an alcohol-fueled dispute   Read More ...
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Army lieutenant stabbed to death in Maryland; police investigate possible hate crime
Army lieutenant stabbed to death in Maryland; police investigate possible hate crime For years, students complained, saying University of Maryland officials needed to do more to prevent or respond to racist incidents on campus. Then Richard Collins III was stabbed to death at a campus bus stop. The death of the young black Army lieutenant — just three days before his graduation — spurred renewed tensions at UMD and prompted officials to roll out a series of new anti-hate initiatives   Read More ...
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Four Trenton murder trials simmering in Superior Court
Four Trenton murder trials simmering in Superior Court TRENTON >> Two Trenton murder trials have recently begun and two more are set to get underway at the Mercer County Criminal Courthouse. Chambersburg slaying Dante Alexander, 33, of Trenton, is currently standing trial on allegations he fatally gunned down 26-year-old Brandon Nance outside a city bakery in 2013. Assistant Prosecutor Tim Ward is prosecuting the case on behalf of the state   Read More ...
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Surprise guilty plea in Danville pawn shop triple murder in 2013
Surprise guilty plea in Danville pawn shop triple murder in 2013 In a surprise move, Kenneth Keith changed his plea in Boyle Circuit Court on Friday morning, admitting he is responsible for the murders of Mike and Angela Hockensmith and Daniel Smith. Police found all three dead from gunshot wounds at ABC Gold, Games and More on South 4th Street in Danville on September 20, 2013. The Hockensmith's owned the shop and Smith was a customer   Read More ...
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Prosecutors ask for help solving diner owner's murder
The killing occurred six years ago at the Kenvil Diner in Roxbury ROXBURY - Police are once again calling on the public for help solving the slaying of a diner owner in his restaurant six years ago. Chafic "Steve" Ezzeddine, 71, was found killed in the Kenvil Diner, which he owned and operated for 30 years, on May 28, 2011. Morris County prosecutors have not said how he was killed   Read More ...
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Man charged with murder in feud that started over rock hitting car
Man charged with murder in feud that started over rock hitting car An Englewood man forced his way inside a neighbor's apartment and fatally shot the neighbor Thursday following a chain of hostilities between the two that began after his car was struck by a rock, prosecutors said Saturday. Waddel Adams, 31, of the 6500 block of South Laflin Street, is charged with first-degree murder, home invasion and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon in the Thursday morning killing of Bobby Lloyd Sr   Read More ...
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After weeks on the run, police catch murder suspect
After weeks on the run, police catch murder suspect ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – After weeks on the run, Albuquerque police say they’ve nabbed a murder suspect. Cory Chandler, 30, is accused of gunning down a man near Zuni and Pennsylvania late last month. Police found 42-year-old Harvey Saavedra shot to death near a mobile home park. APD says surveillance video from a nearby home captured Chandler with a gun running from the scene   Read More ...
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In fight over debt, man stabbed to death on East 49th Street in Kansas City
In fight over debt, man stabbed to death on East 49th Street in Kansas City Police were investigating the fourth homicide in Kansas City since Wednesday after a man was stabbed to death Saturday. The stabbing was reported about 2 p.m. in the 3000 block of East 49th Street. Police found the man with a stab wound inside an apartment. He died a short time later, police said. The suspect surrendered after a hour-long standoff in a neighboring apartment   Read More ...
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defendant in Idaho murder case refuses to enter plea
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho man facing multiple charges including first-degree murder and second-degree kidnapping stood silent in court when asked to enter his plea. Justin R. Booth is a co-defendant with David E. Hutto for the October 2016 death of William "Bo" Kirk. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports (http://bit.ly/2q7IJLk ) that a judge had been forced to enter a not-guilty plea on Booth's behalf at his Monday arraignment   Read More ...
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Son of accused deputy murderer speaks out
Son of accused deputy murderer speaks out MISSOULA, Mont. - It was an emotional plea in the form of a letter sent to a Montana newspaper that first caught our attention. “I’m sorry that this happened,” Al Barrus said. Barrus, open about the guilt and the pain he feels over the loss of a deputy’s life, at the hands of his father and half brother. “His death was unnecessary,” Al said   Read More ...
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Idaho Supreme Court: Jerome murder convict won't get new trial
Idaho Supreme Court: Jerome murder convict won't get new trial JEROME — A Jerome man convicted of murdering his wife won’t get the new trial he was granted on appeal two years ago, the Idaho Supreme Court has ruled. In 1985, Jaimi Dean Charboneau, then 25, was convicted of shooting his ex-wife 16 times with a rifle. Charboneau was initially sentenced to death and resentenced in 1989 to life in prison without parole for the death of 36-year-old Marilyn Arbaugh   Read More ...
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Beware the bucolic locale, those lovely settings have gone lethal on television lately
Beware the bucolic locale, those lovely settings have gone lethal on television lately Murder mysteries have undergone some pretty twists of late. Not satisfied with gritty city streets and the rumpled detectives who walk them, they’ve taken up residence in some upscale neighborhoods. Placing ugly deeds in alluring settings adds fresh blood to a familiar genre, and audiences can’t seem to get enough of it. “I’ve never seen such an outpouring of people so inquisitive about where we shot and how we shot it,” says “Big Little Lies” location manager Gregory Alpert   Read More ...
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The Latest: Police eye Oregon stabbing suspect's ideology
Police say they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of a man suspected of fatally stabbing two other men on an Oregon train after they apparently attempted to intervene when the man yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim. Police in a statement Saturday also say 35-year-old Jeremy Joseph Christian of Portland doesn't have any known mental health history listed and he's not flagged as a criminal gang member   Read More ...
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Murderer known as 'Houdini of death row' executed in Alabama
Murderer known as 'Houdini of death row' executed in Alabama After narrowly dodging execution seven times, an Alabama inmate dubbed the “Houdini of death row” was put to death Thursday. Convicted murderer Thomas Arthur, 75, was strapped to a gurney at the Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, Ala., and injected with a cocktail of lethal drugs about 11:45 p.m. local time. About half an hour later, he was pronounced dead. With his final words, Arthur apologized to his children   Read More ...
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Police identify suspect in double killing on Oregon train
Police identify suspect in double killing on Oregon train A 35-year-old white supremacist with a criminal record has been identified as the suspect under arrest in connection with the stabbing death Friday of two people on a light-rail train in Portland, Ore., who intervened when he began to hurl anti-Muslim epithets at two women, one who was wearing a hijab. Jeremy Joseph Christian of North Portland was jailed early Saturday on two charges of aggravated murder, attempted murder, intimidation in the second degree and felon in possession of a restricted weapon   Read More ...
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Suburban Indianapolis man convicted of killing brother
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (AP) - A central Indiana man faces sentencing next month after being convicted of killing a brother he that he had shared an apartment with. A Hendricks Superior Court jury deliberated about 90 minutes before finding Justin Brabson guilty of murder on Thursday. He faces 45 to 65 years in prison when he's sentenced June 26. Thirty-year-old Christopher Brabson was found dead last June 9 in his Brownsburg apartment   Read More ...
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Murder charges after bicyclist beaten up dies 2 weeks later - | WBTV Charlotte
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - A father and son have been charged with murder after police say the man they beat while riding a bicycle earlier this month died. Wilmington Police said in a news release the charges against 43-year-old Leonard Pocknett Jr. and his 16-year-old son were upgraded after the bicyclist died Friday night. A 911 caller told police that a SUV followed 58-year-old Gregory Gineman and another man as they rode their bicycles just before midnight May 10   Read More ...
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Suspect in Broadwater deputy's killing denies charges, apologizes to family
Suspect in Broadwater deputy's killing denies charges, apologizes to family TOWNSEND — Lloyd Barrus has pleaded not guilty to all 25 charges filed in connection with the May 16 slaying of Broadwater County sheriff’s deputy Mason Moore. The suspect also apologized to Moore’s wife and three children during a District Court proceeding Friday in Broadwater County. A Nov. 13 trial date was set for Barrus, 61, who was ordered to be held on $4 million bond by District Court Judge James Reynolds   Read More ...
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Held hostage by N.D. murder suspect, woman heard victim beg for his life
Held hostage by N.D. murder suspect, woman heard victim beg for his life FARGO, N.D. — A 23-year-old woman described in court on Friday how she witnessed Ashley Hunter murder another man two years ago. “I woke up to Clay begging me for his life,” said Megan Wartman, testifying in Cass County District Court, where Hunter is on trial for allegedly murdering two men in north Fargo in 2015. Wartman said she had been sleeping on a couch in the home of Clarence Flowers, also known as "Clay," when she heard him shouting for help, and she ran to Flowers’ bedroom just in time to see him fall to the floor   Read More ...
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Woman suspected of ordering murder gets prison for drugs
Woman suspected of ordering murder gets prison for drugs KALISPELL — A 29-year-old northwestern Montana woman suspected of ordering a man's murder has been sentenced to prison for dealing drugs. Melisa Ann Crone was sentenced Thursday to 40 years with 20 years suspended. She earlier pleaded guilty to criminal distribution of dangerous drugs. Crone was initially charged with accountability to deliberate homicide in the May 2016 stabbing death of 35-year-old Wade Rautio   Read More ...
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Portland suspect in 2 slayings on train is known for hate speech
Portland suspect in 2 slayings on train is known for hate speech Jeremy Joseph Christian, the man accused of aggravated murder in the brutal knife slayings of two good Samaratins on the MAX, "holds some racist and other extremist beliefs," the Southern Poverty Law Center said on Saturday. "He calls for a homeland for whites, he has anti-Semitic statements praising Nazis," said Heidi Beirich of the center in Alabama that monitors hate groups in the United States, referring to his Facebook page   Read More ...
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Man charged with killing 7 in South Carolina heads to court
By JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press A man charged with killing seven people over a 13-year period in South Carolina is heading to court. Prosecutors told the victims' families to be in court in Spartanburg County on Friday morning but did not say what the hearing involving Todd Kohlhepp would be about. Authorities say Kohlhepp was arrested in November after investigators checking on a cellphone ping in a missing couple case found a woman chained inside a shipping container on Kohlhepp's property   Read More ...
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Victim dies after vehicle shooting in Florence, now a murder investigation
Victim dies after vehicle shooting in Florence, now a murder investigation FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – One of two people shot in a vehicle on Saturday night in Florence has died, and the Florence County Sheriff’s Office said the incident has now turned into a murder investigation. FCSO deputies responded to a call of a shooting into a vehicle on Saturday at 10:20 p.m. on South Church Street in Florence, according to a news release from the department   Read More ...
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Deceased teen's caretakers charged with manslaughter
LUDLOW, Ky. (AP) - The mother and grandparents of a disabled teenager who died from an infection caused by open bedsores have pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges. The Kentucky Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/2qrUXK3) 18-year-old Joseph Bishop had been left to "rot" in his bed for months before he was finally taken to Cincinnati Children's Medical Center where he died Feb. 11. His mother, 40-year-old Jamie Bishop, and her parents, 67-year-old Raymond Martin and 65-year-old Sharon Martin, are facing five to 10 years in prison   Read More ...
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Hawaii man accused of killing wife pleads not guilty
HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii man accused of stabbing his wife to death pleads not guilty. Reports say Marcelo Carcamo-Lopez was charged with second-degree murder Thursday in Meriam Carcamo's death. Honolulu police arrested him Tuesday after he returned to the Makiki apartment he shared with his wife and her teenage son. Police believe Carcamo-Lopez had an argument with his wife before he stabbed her multiple times   Read More ...
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Justices won't hear Indiana's appeal in triple murder case
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court won't hear Indiana's appeal of a ruling that threw out the conviction and death sentence of an Indiana man for the 1998 slayings of his wife, her ex-husband and her 10-year-old son. The justices on Monday left in place a federal appeals court ruling that said jurors should have heard evidence that one of the victims was seen alive after the time prosecutors allege Wayne Kubsch committed the killings   Read More ...
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Man convicted of killing Wisconsin woman buried in basement
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - An Indiana man has been convicted of murder in the death of a Wisconsin woman whose body was found buried in a basement in 2015. An Allen County Superior Court jury reached the verdict Thursday in the case of 41-year-old Franklin J. Dent of Fort Wayne. Sentencing is June 22. Jessica Fecht of Portage, Wisconsin, met Dent at a Fort Wayne concert in 2014 and moved in with him in early 2015   Read More ...
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Judge orders 20-year-old charged with murder to be held without bail
Judge orders 20-year-old charged with murder to be held without bail A 20-year-old man fatally shot a 29-year-old man after an argument about respecting the apartment they were in, a prosecutor said Friday. Malcolm L. Ward has been charged with first-degree murder and two weapons counts in connection with the slaying of Brandon Mutum. Douglas County Judge Stephanie Hansen ordered Ward held without bail. Prosecutor Eric Fabian said Ward and Mutum were at a party at an apartment near 65th Street and Ames Avenue in April   Read More ...
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Convicted murderer appeals 100-year sentence
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A man sentenced to 100 years in prison for killing his girlfriend is appealing the sentence. The Belleville News-Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/2r4wJr9 ) former Granite City resident Cory Osborne was found guilty of first-degree murder in March. He was sentenced earlier this month. The 32-year-old's girlfriend was discovered in her car with a gunshot wound to the head two years ago   Read More ...
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Man jailed in Multnomah County on suspicion of aggravated, attempted murder
Man jailed in Multnomah County on suspicion of aggravated, attempted murder A man was booked early Saturday morning into a Multnomah County jail on suspicion of aggravated murder and attempted murder, records show. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, is being held without bail. He was also arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor charges, records show. A Portland police spokesman didn't immediately return an email seeking information about whether Christian is suspected in a stabbing that left two dead and one injured the day before in Northeast Portland   Read More ...
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Two men stabbed to death in Portland after trying to stop bigot’s anti-Muslim rant against two women
Two men stabbed to death in Portland after trying to stop bigot’s anti-Muslim rant against two women Two men were stabbed to death in the U.S. city of Portland on Friday when they tried to stop their attacker from harassing two women because they appeared to be Muslim, police said. The incident unfolded on a commuter train hours before the start of Ramadan, Islam’s holy month, when most of the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims observe a religious fast   Read More ...
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Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children
Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children Genene Jones may have killed up to 60 children who died under unusual circumstances during or just after her shifts. . . Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children Genene Jones may have killed up to 60 children who died under unusual circumstances during or just after her shifts Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children Genene Jones may have killed up to 60 children who died under unusual circumstances during or just after her shifts A Texas prosecutor says an imprisoned former nurse convicted in 1984 of killing a toddler and facing a new murder charge in the 1981 death of an infant may have killed up to 60 young children around that time   Read More ...
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‘Angel of Death’ nurse charged with killing another baby, suspected in up to 60 other deaths
‘Angel of Death’ nurse charged with killing another baby, suspected in up to 60 other deaths A Texas nurse once dubbed an ‘Angel of Death‘ killer has been indicted in the 1981 death of an 11-month-old child whom she allegedly injected with a toxic dose of anti-seizure medication, authorities said. Genene Jones, 66, was indicted by a grand jury Thursday, more than three decades after Joshua Sawyer’s death. Authorities suspect that Jones, who is already serving a 99-year prison sentence in the death of another child, might have killed as many as 60 young children during her time as a pediatric nurse from the late 1970s to the early ’80s in the San Antonio area, according to a statement from the Bexar County district attorney’s office   Read More ...
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Murder suspect: 'I will kill you'; Prosecutors allege teenager first threatened victim in drug deal
Murder suspect: 'I will kill you'; Prosecutors allege teenager first threatened victim in drug deal Three teenagers are in custody and being held without bond in the murder of Brandon White. Murder suspect: 'I will kill you'; Prosecutors allege teenager first threatened victim in drug deal Three teenagers are in custody and being held without bond in the murder of Brandon White. OMAHA, Neb.- — Prosecutors call the murder of Brandon White, 21, outside McMillan Middle School a setup   Read More ...
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Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children
Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children Genene Jones may have killed up to 60 children who died under unusual circumstances during or just after her shifts. . . Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children Genene Jones may have killed up to 60 children who died under unusual circumstances during or just after her shifts Nurse imprisoned in 1984 may have murdered dozens of children Genene Jones may have killed up to 60 children who died under unusual circumstances during or just after her shifts A Texas prosecutor says an imprisoned former nurse convicted in 1984 of killing a toddler and facing a new murder charge in the 1981 death of an infant may have killed up to 60 young children around that time   Read More ...
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Judge won't drop murder charge for 2 teens accused in officer's death
Judge won't drop murder charge for 2 teens accused in officer's death SALT LAKE CITY — Echoing a decision from earlier this week, a juvenile court judge denied a motion to drop murder charges against two of three teenagers accused in the death of West Valley police officer Cody Brotherson. Defense attorney David Brown repeated the argument made Wednesday, claiming prosecutors have not provided sufficient detail to back the murder charges filed against the teens   Read More ...
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Judge denies defense bid to move trial for man charged with killing 4 family members out of Petersburg
Judge denies defense bid to move trial for man charged with killing 4 family members out of Petersburg A Petersburg judge has denied a motion filed by the defense team for quadruple murder defendant Alexander D. Hill Jr. that sought to move his trial away from Petersburg. In his ruling Thursday following a hearing in Petersburg Circuit Court, Judge Joseph M. Teefey Jr. said he understood the defense's position but noted an effort first must be made to try and seat a fair and impartial jury in Petersburg   Read More ...
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Former Texas nurse, currently serving time, now suspected of killing up to 60 kids in '80s
Former Texas nurse, currently serving time, now suspected of killing up to 60 kids in '80s DALLAS (AP) -- A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier, and authorities said Friday that they think she may have killed up to 60 young children around that time. Genene Jones, 66, is serving concurrent 99-year and 60-year sentences at a Gatesville prison for the 1982 killing of 15-month-old Chelsea McClelland and the sickening of a 4-week-old boy who survived   Read More ...
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Alabama officials raced clock to execute convicted murderer
Alabama officials raced clock to execute convicted murderer ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's quest to kill an inmate who spent decades on death row for murder became a high-stakes game of beat the clock after the U.S. Supreme Court finally cleared the way for his execution. Faced with a deluge of last-minute defense appeals and a legal deadline of midnight to execute Tommy Arthur for a 1982 contract killing, officers at Holman prison had to set the final stage for a lethal injection in only 1 hours, 16 minutes after the justices lifted a temporary stay Thursday night   Read More ...
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