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Teen Charged After Fatal Shooting, Deadly Crash In Hartford Expected In Court

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Teen Charged After Fatal Shooting, Deadly Crash In Hartford Expected In Court

- The city teen charged in connection with the shooting death of a 63-year-old man and a stolen vehicle crash that killed another woman is expected Thursday to appear before a judge. Deykevious Russaw, 18, will be arraigned on murder and conspiracy charges stemming from the slaying of Jeff Worrell, who police say was an innocent man struck by a stray bullet while sitting a North End park bench on July 16
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Police: Danbury 15-year-old charged with murder

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Police: Danbury 15-year-old charged with murder

- DANBURY — Police said a 15-year-old boy has been charged in the death of an 18-year-old man who was found with fatal injuries next to his vehicle earlier this month. Danbury police said Ronald Massagli was arrested Wednesday on charges of felony murder and other offenses. He was taken to Bridgeport Juvenile Detention Center. Police said officers had responded to a report of suspicious activity on Aug
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Deaths in Haverhill likely murder-suicide, officials say

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Deaths in Haverhill likely murder-suicide, officials say

- HAVERHILL, N.H. — A man and woman whose bodies were found Tuesday morning in Haverhill died in an apparent murder-suicide, officials said Wednesday. The bodies of Crystal Lewis, 44, and Robert Taylor, 45, were found in Lewis' home at 154 Pine Park Road. The Attorney General's Office said autopsies showed that Lewis and Taylor both died of single gunshot wounds to the head
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Suspect on HIP arrested in connection with murder of 7-year-old Dequante Hobbs Jr

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Suspect on HIP arrested in connection with murder of 7-year-old Dequante Hobbs Jr

- LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a 7-year-old boy in May. Police confirmed that 23-year-old Wyatt Williams has been charged in connection with the crime. One of the bullets went through a window at a home on West Madison Street, hitting Hobbs in the neck while he was sitting at the kitchen table
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14-year-old boy charged for murder of Cordell woman, shooting her son

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14-year-old boy charged for murder of Cordell woman, shooting her son

- NEW CORDELL, Okla. - A 14-year-old boy was arrested and is now charged with breaking into Tammi Thomas' home, killing her, and shooting her son. The boy is charged with first-degree murder, shooting with intent to kill, and burglary in the first degree. It happened July 2 at Thomas' home around 1 a.m. Investigators said the suspect knew Thomas' 14-year-old son, but he wasn't immediately recognizable because he was wearing a disguise
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Haverhill deaths ruled murder-suicide

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Haverhill deaths ruled murder-suicide

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Palm Coast man charged with 'assisting self-murder'

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Palm Coast man charged with 'assisting self-murder'

- Matt Bruce @Matt_BruceDBNJ PALM COAST — A Palm Coast man accused of helping his girlfriend kill herself after the couple made a “suicide pact” that led to her death while he survived was arrested Wednesday by Flagler County sheriff's deputies and charged with "assisting self-murder." According to a department spokesperson, Bruce Haughton and his 52-year-old girlfriend, Katherine Goddard, tried to kill themselves by carbon monoxide poisoning on two occasions in June
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Rockford man gets 75 years for murder

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Rockford man gets 75 years for murder

- The man found guilty of shooting and killing a Rockford man last year has learned his fate. Demario Thompson, 23, of Rockford, has been sentenced to 75 years in prison. In June, Thompson was found guilty for the murder of 22-year-old Lanair Jones-Sullivan last September. Police say Jones-Sullivan was shot in the head near the 1400 block of Birch Court. Thompson was arrested the following month after police found him inside an apartment in the 2900 block of Conklin Drive
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Ex-prison guards who were Ku Klux Klan members found guilty of conspiring to kill former black inmate

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Ex-prison guards who were Ku Klux Klan members found guilty of conspiring to kill former black inmate

- Two former Florida prison guards who were also Ku Klux Klan members have been found guilty of plotting to kill a black inmate after his release. The murder plot involving Elliot Moran and Charles Newcomb started after a third guard, another Klan member, was bitten during a fight with the inmate. Moran, Newcomb and Thomas Driver, the third guard, believed the inmate was infected with HIV and hepatitis
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In court, children of slain Pottawattamie County deputy denounce father's killer as 'a monster, 'the devil'

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In court, children of slain Pottawattamie County deputy denounce father's killer as 'a monster, 'the devil'

- COUNCIL BLUFFS — Fallen Deputy Mark Burbridge’s three children stood up in court Tuesday and added their condemnation to the life sentence his killer was about to receive. “You’re a monster,” Kelsey Brant told Wesley Correa-Carmenaty. Her stepsister, Karley Burbridge, said the man who killed their father “is the devil.” And their brother, Kaleb Burbridge, said the man who took the life of his father, who to his son was the best man on earth, “deserves no less than death
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Oklahoma Attorney General to seek rehearing in murder case

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Oklahoma Attorney General to seek rehearing in murder case

- OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office plans to ask a federal appeals court to reconsider a ruling that removed a convicted man from death row. The Tulsa World reports the office was granted more time Tuesday to file a rehearing petition in a lawsuit involving Patrick Dwayne Murphy. Last week, a three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled that Murphy should’ve been tried in federal court for the 1999 death and genital mutilation of another man in McIntosh County because the death occurred on an Indian reservation and Murphy is Native American
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Former Belleville couple indicted for hiding their daughter's body following her murder

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Former Belleville couple indicted for hiding their daughter's body following her murder

- ST. CLAIR COUNTY • A grand jury has indicted a former Belleville couple on charges that they concealed the homicidal death of their daughter. Jason and Elizabeth Quate made headlines earlier this year after Elizabeth Quate went to a domestic violence shelter in Las Vegas and told police that her husband had murdered the youngest of their three daughters, Alysha, 6, sometime in March 2013
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Statue of slain dog Ponce to be unveiled next month

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Statue of slain dog Ponce to be unveiled next month

- Casmira Harrison @casmiraDBNJ Ponce Inlet has set a date next month for a memorial ceremony where a statue of Ponce the dog will be revealed. City leaders, including Police Chief Frank Fabrizio and Mayor Gary Smith as well as several members from the local community will speak at 5 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Ponce Inlet Community Center, 4670 S
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Father charged with murder in death of 6-month-old son

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Father charged with murder in death of 6-month-old son

- Baltimore police on Tuesday charged a 34-year-old man with two counts of murder in the death of his infant son. Cornelius McBride, of the 2300 block of Calverton Heights, has been charged with first- and second-degree murder and child abuse in the death of 6-month-old Kahlil Cannady on March 25, 2016. Police said Cannady was taken to University Hospital with “obvious signs of trauma” to his head
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Murder suspect: I was too high to understand Miranda rights

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Murder suspect: I was too high to understand Miranda rights

- A Massachusetts murder suspect who wants statements he made to police dismissed as evidence has told a judge that he was too high on drugs to understand his Miranda rights. Lee Rios is charged with murder in the March 2015 shooting of 18-year-old Kenneth Lopez in Springfield. The Republican reports that the 24-year-old Rios told a judge at a hearing Tuesday on his motion to suppress evidence that he had been smoking marijuana sprinkled with PCP and also had been drinking
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Murder probe starts after legs are found in Rome trash bin

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Murder probe starts after legs are found in Rome trash bin

- ROME — Police in Rome say they are investigating a suspected murder after hacked-off legs, apparently of a woman, were found in a trash bin on an upscale street and a head and torso were found in trash elsewhere in the Italian capital. Police are questioning the brother of the victim Wednesday. A woman rummaging through the trash bin on Tuesday evening spotted the legs and alerted police
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Chinese Crime Novelist Is Arrested in 4 Murders From 2 Decades Ago
BEIJING — Looking back, the titles of his books said it all. In the preface to his 2010 novel “The Guilty Secret,” the Chinese author Liu Yongbiao expressed his desire to write a suspense-filled detective story about an alluring female writer who dodges arrest despite committing a string of murders. “I came up with the idea after reading some detective novels and watching crime shows and movies,” Mr   Read More ...
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Suspect on HIP arrested in connection with murder of 7-year-old Dequante Hobbs Jr
Suspect on HIP arrested in connection with murder of 7-year-old Dequante Hobbs Jr LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a 7-year-old boy in May. Police confirmed that 23-year-old Wyatt Williams has been charged in connection with the crime. One of the bullets went through a window at a home on West Madison Street, hitting Hobbs in the neck while he was sitting at the kitchen table   Read More ...
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14-year-old boy charged for murder of Cordell woman, shooting her son
14-year-old boy charged for murder of Cordell woman, shooting her son NEW CORDELL, Okla. - A 14-year-old boy was arrested and is now charged with breaking into Tammi Thomas' home, killing her, and shooting her son. The boy is charged with first-degree murder, shooting with intent to kill, and burglary in the first degree. It happened July 2 at Thomas' home around 1 a.m. Investigators said the suspect knew Thomas' 14-year-old son, but he wasn't immediately recognizable because he was wearing a disguise   Read More ...
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Funeral for slain Denison man set for Thursday
Funeral for slain Denison man set for Thursday   Read More ...
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15-year-old boy charged with murder in death of man
15-year-old boy charged with murder in death of man   Read More ...
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WATCH LIVE: Counter-protestors hold candlelight vigil in Charlottesville for slain hero Heather Heyer
WATCH LIVE: Counter-protestors hold candlelight vigil in Charlottesville for slain hero Heather Heyer Peaceful protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia are holding a candlelight vigil for Heather Heyer, the 32-year old who was killed when a self-avowed Nazi sympathizer rammed his car into a crowd of people Saturday. The demonstration is in stark contrast to the violent rally that took place last weekend, when white supremacists descended on Charlottesville to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate leader Robert E   Read More ...
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Haverhill deaths ruled murder-suicide
Haverhill deaths ruled murder-suicide   Read More ...
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Covington man charged with murder after man fatally shot in back
A 27-year-old Covington man was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder, accused of shooting another man in the back and then standing over his prone body and firing additional rounds, according to King County prosecutors. Seattle police say Tramaine Claiborne claimed he shot Jamhal Keat, also 27, in self-defense but admitted Keat wasn’t armed and hadn’t physically harmed him, charging papers say   Read More ...
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No house arrest while woman appeals murder plot conviction
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former escort convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill her newlywed husband is heading to prison after a Florida judge denied her request to go free on house arrest as she appeals. The Palm Beach Post reports that Circuit Judge Glenn Kelley denied 34-year-old Dalia Dippolito's request Wednesday. She was convicted in June of solicitation of first-degree murder and sentenced last month to 16 years in prison   Read More ...
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Palm Coast man charged with 'assisting self-murder'
Palm Coast man charged with 'assisting self-murder' Matt Bruce @Matt_BruceDBNJ PALM COAST — A Palm Coast man accused of helping his girlfriend kill herself after the couple made a “suicide pact” that led to her death while he survived was arrested Wednesday by Flagler County sheriff's deputies and charged with "assisting self-murder." According to a department spokesperson, Bruce Haughton and his 52-year-old girlfriend, Katherine Goddard, tried to kill themselves by carbon monoxide poisoning on two occasions in June   Read More ...
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15-year-old boy charged with murder in death of man
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a 15-year-old boy has been charged in the death of an 18-year-old man who was found with fatal injuries next to his vehicle earlier this month. Danbury police say the city resident was arrested Wednesday on charges of felony murder and other offenses. He was taken to Bridgeport Juvenile Detention Center. Police say officers had responded to a report of suspicious activity on Aug   Read More ...
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Caretaker accused of biting elderly woman to death in Arkansas now facing murder charge
Caretaker accused of biting elderly woman to death in Arkansas now facing murder charge A caretaker in Arkansas accused of biting an elderly woman to death now faces ramped up charges, from first-degree battery to second-degree murder, authorities announced. The victim, who was discovered lying in a pool of blood on May 11, claimed Jennifer Lea Collins, 55, of Mammoth Spring, had bitten and beaten her, according to investigators. Police records said the victim had “part of her chin bitten off   Read More ...
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