Homicide

December 07, 2019 - 2:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — A man has been hospitalized in critical condition after apparently trying to poison himself in a French courtroom when a judge pronounced him guilty of rape and kidnapping that led to death. The dramatic gesture came at the end of a high-profile trial into one of France's bigger cold...
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December 06, 2019 - 8:28 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer was killed Friday during a drug-related shooting, authorities said, making him the sixth officer in the state to be killed in the line of duty this year. The officer died at a hospital after being shot in the heart, Huntsville Police Chief Mark...
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FILE - This Wednesday, June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Uber acknowledged more than 3,000 sexual assaults occurred during U.S. Uber rides in 2018, the company said in a long-awaited safety report. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
December 06, 2019 - 5:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Uber revealed that more than 3,000 riders and drivers were sexually assaulted last year while using its service, attention is turning to what's next for the ride-hailing giant and whether its plans to improve safety go far enough. Uber's report was hailed by victims'...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo, victim Botham Jean's neighbor Joshua Brown, left, answers questions from Assistant District Attorney LaQuita Long while testifying during the murder trial of former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger, in Dallas. Authorities have indicted three men for capital in a shooting that killed Brown. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)
December 06, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Three men have been charged with capital murder in the killing of a witness who testified at the murder trial of a Dallas police officer who shot and killed her unarmed neighbor in his home. The Oct. 4 shooting of Joshua Brown happened days after Amber Guyger was convicted and sentenced to prison...
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A police cordon is seen at London Bridge, in London, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. UK counterterrorism police on Saturday searched for clues into how a man imprisoned for terrorism offenses before his release last year managed to stab several people before being tackled by bystanders and shot dead by officers on London Bridge. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
December 06, 2019 - 9:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Three people injured in the London Bridge attack have been sent home after receiving medical treatment as more details emerged on the stabbings. Dr. Vin Diwakar, medical director for the National Health Service in London, said Friday that the victims of the attack were recovering and...
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Activists demanding justice in the case of a veterinarian who was gang-raped and killed last week walk carrying placards during a traffic snarl in Kolkata, India, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. According to the most recent available official crime records, police registered 33,658 cases of rape in India in 2017 - an average of more than 90 every day. But the real figure is believed to be far higher as many women in India don’t report cases to police due to fear. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
December 06, 2019 - 6:37 am
1. 'DO IT NOW, FAST' President Trump is embracing a new strategy if he gets impeached, focusing on the Senate, where he and his allies see a potential political upside to a public trial on friendlier turf. 2. HOW TINY CLUES HELP SOLVE CHILD SEX CASES Homeland Security Investigations has a victim...
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People throw flower petals on the Indian policemen guarding the area where rape accused were shot, in Shadnagar some 50 kilometers or 31 miles from Hyderabad, India, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. An Indian police official says four men accused of raping and killing a woman in southern India have been fatally shot by police. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
December 06, 2019 - 4:03 am
SHADNAGAR, India (AP) — Police on Friday fatally shot four men suspected of raping and killing a woman in southern India, drawing both praise and condemnations in a case that has sparked protests across the country. The suspects were in police custody and had not been formally charged with any...
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FILE - This 2017 file photo provided by the Tennessee Department of Correction shows Lee Hall, formerly known as Leroy Hall Jr. Hall, a death row inmate. Hall is scheduled to be electrocuted Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. Hall walked onto death row nearly three decades ago with his sight, but attorneys for the 53-year-old prisoner say he’s since become functionally blind due to improperly treated glaucoma. (Tennessee Department of Correction via AP)
December 05, 2019 - 10:22 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A blind prisoner convicted of killing his estranged girlfriend by setting her on fire in her car was put to death Thursday in Tennessee's electric chair, becoming only the second inmate without sight to be executed in the U.S. since the reinstatement of the nation's death...
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FILE - This 2017 file photo provided by the Tennessee Department of Correction shows Lee Hall, formerly known as Leroy Hall Jr. Hall, a death row inmate. Hall is scheduled to be electrocuted Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. Hall walked onto death row nearly three decades ago with his sight, but attorneys for the 53-year-old prisoner say he’s since become functionally blind due to improperly treated glaucoma. (Tennessee Department of Correction via AP)
December 04, 2019 - 4:20 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Wednesday that he won't stop the state from putting a blind inmate to death in the electric chair later this week, clearing the way for the execution unless a federal court intervenes. Lee Hall, a 53-year-old inmate who became blind from...
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December 04, 2019 - 1:35 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio proposal aimed at outlawing abortions would present some doctors with the choice between facing potential criminal prosecution or attempting a procedure considered medically impossible: the reimplantation of an ectopic pregnancy. A doctor who terminates a pregnancy...
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