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Death penalty will not be considered in East Price Hill slaying

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Two-state shooter held on $2M bail on attempted murder charges in Delaware

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Civil rights leader says Trump ‘plays’, ‘channels’ racism

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Man Faces Murder Charge For Encouraging Teenage Friend's Suicide

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Brevard teen charged with murder in death of boyfriend released

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Autopsy: Wife stabbed 123 times in cold medicine murder

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Ironton man faces death penalty over 4 slayings in Lawrence
IRONTON - Arron L. Lawson, also known as Aaron Lee Lawson, faces the death penalty after a Lawrence County grand jury returned a 13-count indictment Wednesday that includes charges of aggravated murder, rape, abuse of a corpse and kidnapping. Lawson, 23, of Township Road 1051, Ironton, was indicted on four counts of aggravated murder for fatally shooting Stacey Holston, 24, her son, Devin Holston, 8, Stacey's mother, Tammie L   Read More ...
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Murder charge dropped in Fourth of July death
STEILACOOM, Wash. (AP) - A man accused of killing his mother's boyfriend on the Fourth of July is no longer charged with murder after the Pierce County Medical Examiner ruled the cause of death to be "undetermined." The News Tribune reports 52-year-old Stephen Gale died in the yard of his Steilacoom home after a barbecue there. Days later, his girlfriend's son, 23-year-old Tyler James Thiel, was charged with second-degree murder in the death   Read More ...
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Marijuana robbery motive for killing in West Seattle
SEATTLE (AP) - Authorities have identified an 18-year-old Seattle man and three juveniles as suspects in the stabbing death of a 15-year-old boy who police say was lured to a West Seattle park so he could be robbed of marijuana he allegedly had. The Seattle Times reports the 18-year-old was arrested Tuesday afternoon at his house less than a mile from Westcrest Park, where, jail and court records say, Derek "Peachy" Juarez-Lopez was jumped, stabbed and robbed on Sept   Read More ...
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Murder charge dropped in Fourth of July death
STEILACOOM, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of killing his mother's boyfriend on the Fourth of July is no longer charged with murder after the Pierce County Medical Examiner ruled the cause of death to be "undetermined." The News Tribune reports 52-year-old Stephen Gale died in the yard of his Steilacoom home after a barbecue there. Days later, his girlfriend's son, 23-year-old Tyler James Thiel, was charged with second-degree murder in the death   Read More ...
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Texas killer's claim that he murdered 11 young women under scrutiny in documentary
Eleven girls died. Some alone, others in pairs. Decades have passed without answers – their murders are in cold case files in police departments in Galveston, Brazoria and Harris counties in Texas. Enter Edward Howard Bell, a convicted killer serving a 70-year prison term for a murder of a Marine who tried to stop him when he exposed himself to a group of young girls   Read More ...
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Man murdered in Ewing
EWING >> A man was shot and killed early Thursday morning in what residents describe as a normally quiet neighborhood. Devon Green, 23, was shot and killed in the carport of his Lanning Street home. Prosecutors say Green and a friend were sitting outside in the carport when two unknown males walked up the driveway and opened fire   Read More ...
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Brother of Slain 8-Year-Old Recounts Harrowing Tale of Abuse
The older brother of an 8-year-old Palmdale, California, boy who was allegedly tortured and killed by his mother and her boyfriend in May 2013 recounted a harrowing tale of abuse Wednesday, telling a jury his sibling was forced to eat cat litter and cat feces and was repeatedly beaten in the months leading up to his death. Gabriel Fernandez's 16-year-old brother, who was identified in court only as Ezequiel C   Read More ...
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Man Accused of Helping and Filming a Teen Hang Herself Is Facing a Murder Charge
(SALT LAKE CITY) — A judge has ruled an 18-year-old Utah man accused of encouraging a teen friend to hang herself and filming it because he was fascinated with death should stand trial on a murder charge. Judge James Brady in a ruling Tuesday called the case unusual but said Tyerell Przybycien should be tried on allegations that he was deeply involved in 16-year-old Jchandra Brown's suicide planning   Read More ...
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Prosecutor grateful for verdict in ex-cop's 4th murder trial
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma prosecutor says he isn't surprised or disappointed that a jury convicted a white former police officer of manslaughter instead of murder in his fourth trial for killing his daughter's black boyfriend. Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler said he's just relieved there was a conviction after former Tulsa officer Shannon Kepler's three previous murder trials ended with hung juries   Read More ...
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State Supreme Court rules teen cannot be tried by jury in girl's killing
The female teen charged with killing 14-year-old Endia Martin in 2014 is not entitled by law to a jury trial in juvenile court, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Attorneys for the shooting suspect, who was 14 at the time of Endia’s fatal shooting, had requested that a jury decide her fate. Under Illinois law, though, only juvenile defendants with repeated or violent criminal histories can be eligible for jury trials   Read More ...
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Murder victim memorial outgrows capacity of volunteer group
Murder victim memorial outgrows capacity of volunteer group BOSTON — Each year, new names are added to the Garden of Peace on Beacon Hill, commemorating a new group of homicide victims. Stones in the memorial garden -- arranged to represent a dry streambed, devoid of life-giving water -- now bear the names and dates of birth and death for 1,000 people with Massachusetts ties, the State House News Service reported   Read More ...
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Carina Rodriguez Murder Update: CCTV Shows Victim Letting Suspect In Apartment Gym Before Fatal Stabbing
The latest update on Carina Rodriguez’s murder investigation involves surveillance video of her final moments before being stabbed to death, apparently by a drifter in the Indiana town. Indianapolis police released partial footage obtained from the luxury apartment complex gym where Carina Rodriguez was working out at the time she was attacked by 25-year-old Cody Weir on Friday. The 23-year-old single mom (some sources list her age as 22) was alone at the time she was brutally murdered, but police believe they have enough evidence to prosecute the suspect   Read More ...
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Death penalty will not be considered in East Price Hill slaying
CINCINNATI — A man accused of shooting and killing a woman in East Price Hill earlier this month will not face the death penalty, the Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office said Thursday. Gary Box, 41, is accused of murdering Tanisha Huff, 37. She was found dead with a gunshot wound in her Elberon Avenue home Oct. 5. Box was on parole for a 2001 rape and kidnapping conviction when he was arrested Oct   Read More ...
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Two-state shooter held on $2M bail on attempted murder charges in Delaware
The suspect from Wednesday's two-state shooting spree was officially charged in Delaware on Thursday morning. Wilmington Police advised, on October 19, 2017, that Radee Prince, 37, of Wilmington, was arraigned on charges of first-degree attempted murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a person prohibited, and carrying a concealed deadly weapon. Prince's bail was set at $2   Read More ...
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Jury convicts ex-Oklahoma police officer in 4th murder trial
TULSA, Okla. – A former Oklahoma police officer has been convicted of first-degree manslaughter in his fourth trial for the 2014 fatal shooting of his daughter’s boyfriend. Jurors reached a verdict for the lesser charge late Wednesday in ex-Tulsa officer Shannon Kepler‘s first-degree murder trial. The jury recommended a sentence of 15 years in prison. A sentencing hearing is scheduled for November 20   Read More ...
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Woman accused of killing homeless man, wounding his brother
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A woman has been charged with fatally shooting a homeless man and wounding his brother in Kansas City. The Kansas City Star reports that 30-year-old Stephanie Sandstrom was charged Wednesday with one count each of second-degree murder, first-degree assault, unlawful possession of a firearm and two counts of armed criminal action. A warrant for Sandstrom's arrest was issued shortly after she was charged in Jackson County Circuit Court   Read More ...
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President Trump’s $25,000 Check to Father of Slain Soldier Is in the Mail, White House Says
A check for $25,000 from President Donald Trump to the family of a slain soldier is in the mail, the White House says — after the solider’s family said they had never received the promised money. In a call to Chris Baldridge, the father of Army Sgt. Dillon Baldridge, reported that Trump offered the money and added that he would have his staff establish an online fundraiser for the family   Read More ...
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Civil rights leader says Trump ‘plays’, ‘channels’ racism
In an interview with FRANCE 24, veteran US civil rights leader Al Sharpton lashed out at President Donald Trump for allegedly making insensitive remarks to the widow of a US soldier killed in an ambush in Niger. Trump denies saying that the slain 25-year-old soldier "knew what he was signing up for". "If he didn’t say it, it’s certainly the first time he didn’t say something divisive", Sharpton told FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman   Read More ...
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Police charge Burlington man with killing mother with guitar
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Police have charged a Burlington man with killing his mother by striking her in the head with an electric guitar. The Hawk Eye newspaper reports 29-year-old Garret S. Selters was charged with first-degree murder Wednesday in the death of 56-year-old Linda Selters. Police say Garret Selters struck his mother in the back of her head with a Les Paul guitar   Read More ...
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Police charge Burlington man with killing mother with guitar
BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) -- Police have charged a Burlington man with killing his mother by striking her in the head with an electric guitar. The Hawk Eye newspaper reports 29-year-old Garret S. Selters was charged with first-degree murder Wednesday in the death of 56-year-old Linda Selters. Police say Garret Selters struck his mother in the back of her head with a Les Paul guitar   Read More ...
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Man sought in '16 S. California slaying caught in western NY
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Federal authorities in western New York say they've apprehended a man wanted in a fatal stabbing in Southern California last year. The U.S. Marshals Service says its fugitive task force in Rochester received word from Marshals in San Diego that 30-year-old Calvin Hobby has family in the Rochester area and was possibly living there. Officials say the task force eventually tracked down Hobby at Rochester General Hospital on Tuesday and took him into custody without incident   Read More ...
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'Murder insurance' or protection in self-defense cases?
ATLANTA (AP) — The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence and give gun owners a false sense of security to shoot first and ask questions later. Some are calling it "murder insurance," and say that rather than promoting personal responsibility and protection, it encourages gun owners to take action and not worry about the consequences   Read More ...
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'Murder insurance' or protection in self-defense cases?
ATLANTA (AP) — The National Rifle Association is offering insurance for people who shoot someone, stirring criticism from gun-control advocates who say it could foster more violence and give gun owners a false sense of security to shoot first and ask questions later. Some are calling it "murder insurance," and say that rather than promoting personal responsibility and protection, it encourages gun owners to take action and not worry about the consequences   Read More ...
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Sons of slain journalist call for Malta leader's resignation
VALLETTA, Malta – The sons of slain investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia are calling for the prime minister's resignation, saying in a Facebook post that he should show political responsibility for "failing to uphold our fundamental freedoms." The sons wrote Thursday that they refused to endorse Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's call for a reward to lead to their mother's assassins, saying "we are not interested in justice without change   Read More ...
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Sons of slain journalist call for Malta leader's resignation
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The sons of slain investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia are calling for the prime minister's resignation, saying in a Facebook post that he should show political responsibility for "failing to uphold our fundamental freedoms." The sons wrote Thursday that they refused to endorse Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's call for a reward to lead to their mother's assassins, saying "we are not interested in justice without change   Read More ...
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Trump accused of disrespecting family of slain US soldier
Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump was snarled in fresh controversy Wednesday after he was accused of being disrespectful to a US soldier slain in an ambush in Niger, as well as showing insensitivity to the grieving family. Trump moved quickly to dispute descriptions of his conversation with the pregnant widow of Sergeant La David Johnson, 25, who was one of four US service members killed in a jihadist ambush October 4   Read More ...
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Slain Calif. boy pepper-sprayed in face, forced to eat cat feces, brother testifies
LOS ANGELES -- Before 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez of California was killed, he endured unimaginable abuse from his mother's boyfriend, including getting pepper-sprayed in the face and being forced to eat cat feces, the boy's brother testified in court on Wednesday. Gabriel's brother, Ezequiel, is now 16 years old, and he was only 12 when his little brother was killed. The testimony brought to light disturbing details in the case of Isauro Aguirre, who is accused of torturing and killing Gabriel in May 2013   Read More ...
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Evidence presented in Kim's killing hasn't ruffled defense
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Evidence has accumulated against the two suspects in the murder of the half brother of North Korea's leader in the first two weeks of their trial. But the lawyers hired by the Indonesian and Vietnamese governments to defend the women say they are unruffled by what has been presented so far. The witnesses have testified variously to how Kim Jong Nam and died and that the two suspects had VX nerve agent on their clothing   Read More ...
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Trump rejects claims he was disrespectful to grieving family
MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump is rejecting claims he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier. But the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of empathy for American service members spread into a third contentious day. After one slain soldier's father accused the president of going back on a promise to send a check for $25,000, the White House said the money had been sent   Read More ...
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Evidence presented in Kim's killing hasn't ruffled defense
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Evidence has accumulated against the two suspects in the murder of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader in the first two weeks of their trial, but the top lawyers hired by the Indonesian and Vietnamese governments to defend the two women say they are unruffled by what has been presented in court so far   Read More ...
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Trump rejects claims he was disrespectful to grieving family - | WBTV Charlotte
MIAMI (AP) - President Donald Trump is rejecting claims he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier. But the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of empathy for American service members spread into a third contentious day. After one slain soldier's father accused the president of going back on a promise to send a check for $25,000, the White House said the money had been sent   Read More ...
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Evidence presented in Kim's killing hasn't ruffled defense
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Evidence has accumulated against the two suspects in the murder of the half brother of North Korea's leader in the first two weeks of their trial. But the lawyers hired by the Indonesian and Vietnamese governments to defend the women say they are unruffled by what has been presented so far. The witnesses have testified variously to how Kim Jong Nam and died and that the two suspects had VX nerve agent on their clothing   Read More ...
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Trump rejects claims he was disrespectful to grieving family
MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump is rejecting claims he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier. But the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of empathy for American service members spread into a third contentious day. After one slain soldier's father accused the president of going back on a promise to send a check for $25,000, the White House said the money had been sent   Read More ...
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Taliban attack army camp in southern Afghanistan, killing 41
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say the Taliban have carried out two suicide car bombings at an army camp in the southern Kandahar province, setting of several hours of fighting and killing at least 41 soldiers. Khalid Pashtun, a member of parliament from the province, provided the toll from the attack, which began late Wednesday. An Afghan security official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to release the information, confirmed the toll   Read More ...
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Taliban attack army camp in southern Afghanistan, killing 41
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say the Taliban have carried out two suicide car bombings at an army camp in the southern Kandahar province, setting of several hours of fighting and killing at least 41 soldiers. Khalid Pashtun, a member of parliament from the province, provided the toll from the attack, which began late Wednesday. An Afghan security official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to release the information, confirmed the toll   Read More ...
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Taliban attack army camp in southern Afghanistan, killing 41
KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan officials say the Taliban have carried out two suicide car bombings at an army camp in the southern Kandahar province, setting of several hours of fighting and killing at least 41 soldiers. Khalid Pashtun, a member of parliament from the province, provided the toll from the attack, which began late Wednesday. An Afghan security official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to release the information, confirmed the toll   Read More ...
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Inmate serving life for murder dies at Carson City prison
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A 74-year-old inmate who was serving a life sentence for first-degree murder at Carson City's state prison has died. The Nevada Appeal reports that Samuel Blake died on Tuesday at the regional medical facility inside the prison. Blake was committed from Clark County in August 1980. Officials are in the process of conducting an autopsy. Blake's family has been notified   Read More ...
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Oregon man gets life in prison, parole, for stabbing death
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for allegations that he stabbed another man to death following a bar confrontation and car crash. The Statesman Journal reports that 27-year-old Darnell Harris was convicted of killing 32-year-old Andrew Ramon, tampering with a witness and soliciting the murder of a witness   Read More ...
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President Trump denies disrespecting grieving family
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is emphatically rejecting claims he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier, as the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of empathy for American service members spread into a third contentious day. The controversy has generated new turmoil in the White House. After one slain soldier’s father accused the president of going back on a promise to send a check for $25,000, the White House said the money had been sent   Read More ...
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Slain soldier's father recounts his conversation with Trump
Arnold Wright, father of Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, one of the four U.S. soldiers killed in Niger, told CBS News his recent phone call with President Trump went well. He talked with the president about his son and the need for air support in that region of the world. Wright recalled his Tuesday afternoon conversation with the president, as Mr. Trump comes under fire for his conversation with the widow of another troop slain in Niger   Read More ...
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