DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) 07/18 — A Guatemalan man who apparently entered the U.S. illegally after being deported twice has been charged with killing an Iowa woman and her two children.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, MICHAEL R. SISAK, COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS, Associated Press,
NEW YORK (AP) 07/16 — After years of silence, federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won’t bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner,
By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 07/05 — Prosecutors can no longer seek the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store clerk in a Phoenix suburb because the accused is intellectually disabled,
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A construction contractor says the primary suspect in the killing of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck approached him in April about building a secretive and soundproof room under a front porch.Read more »
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 06/28 — A Utah college student missing 11 days was abducted and killed and her remains burned in the yard of a man now facing aggravated murder and other charges,
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 05/16 — A Dallas man previously arrested in the death of an 81-year-old woman has been charged with killing at least 11 more elderly women whose jewelry and other valuables he stole,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 05/13 — Prosecutors cannot use secretly recorded video allegedly showing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in massage parlor sex,
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/14 — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was “lawful and appropriate,”
By MELINDA DESLATTE, Associated Press OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) 04/15 — The white man charged in the burnings of three Louisiana black churches faces a mountain of evidence tying him to the crimes,
NEW YORK (AP) 04/01 — A man was convicted Monday of killing a woman out running near her New York City home in a case that stirred urban fears,Read more »
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/20 — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over a Mississippi prosecutor’s decision to keep African-Americans off a black death row inmate’s jury in a murder trial.
By AMY TAXIN and BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press ORANGE, Calif. (AP) 03/04 — A California man was arrested for a spa bombing that killed his ex-girlfriend last year after a painstaking analysis linked explosive remnants to the suspect,
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 02/20 — Investigators searched for decades for the killer of an 11-year-old girl who disappeared while walking home from summer school in a case that gripped a California seaside community.
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 02/15 — A lead investigator lied in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a Houston home in which two residents were killed and four undercover officers were shot and wounded during a gun battle,
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) 02/08 — A man accused of strangling a former high school classmate described how it took her a half-hour to die and he had timed it on his phone.Jurors on Thursday watched the secretly recorded video of the conversation between Liam McAtasney and the witness that was taped before McAtasney and an accomplice were charged with killing 19-year-old Sarah Stern during a $10,000 robbery in 2016.Read more »
By KEN RITTER and SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) 01/25 — A 19-year-old from El Salvador admitted killing a married couple in Nevada and used a handgun that he said he stole earlier from their Reno home to do it,
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press 01/16 – An Illinois judge acquitted a man of murder Wednesday, more than two decades after jurors convicted him by relying on ballistics that proved to be wrong.
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 10/23 — Some of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter’s personal belongings, including personal journals containing stories about hurting children and a spreadsheet ranking mass murders,
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) 10/03 — The Michigan appeals court for the first time has affirmed the use of new DNA testing technology to assist authorities in investigating a crime.