Homicide

FILE- In this Sept 18, 2014, file photo, Tiffany Dickson embraces her son Bryon III, in front of the casket of her husband Pennsylvania State Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson at the Dunmore Cemetery in Dunmore, Pa. "I don't have a break. I'm just really tired," Tiffany Dickson told jurors Thursday, April 20, 2017, at the trial of her husband's killer. "He was my break and he was a really good teammate. I'm just angry I can't grow old with him now." (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
April 21, 2017 - 1:25 pm
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The mother of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Friday she doesn't hate her son's killer, but wants him held accountable. Darla Dickson testified at the penalty phase of Eric Frein's trial. She was one of several family members and close friends who filled in...
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April 21, 2017 - 1:22 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Police say three female friends in a rare incident have confessed to killing a man for insulting Islam's Prophet Muhammad days after he returned from living in hiding abroad for 13 years. Police Inspector Nadeem Ashraf, who is investigating the case, told The Associated Press...
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A Laclede Gas Co. worker takes down police tape so equipment could leave the crime scene, Thursday, April 20, 2017 in St. Louis. Police say a gunman opened fire on two utility workers, killing both of them, before fatally shooting himself. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
April 21, 2017 - 1:19 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A gunman who killed two utility workers in St. Louis before killing himself had a long criminal history, including drug and assault convictions, along with financial troubles leading to bankruptcy, court records show. Police on Friday identified the gunman as Clinton Willis, who...
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This undated photo provided by the Fresno Police Department shows Kori Ali Muhammad a suspect in the Fresno, Calif., shooting on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Muhammad was arrested on Tuesday shortly after the deadly morning rampage that left several dead according to police. (Fresno Police Department via AP)
April 21, 2017 - 12:27 pm
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The suspect in this week's racially motivated shooting rampage in Fresno entered a courtroom early Friday shouting that natural disasters striking America will increase. Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, then shouted twice during a minute-long hearing: "Let black people go in reparations...
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April 21, 2017 - 6:40 am
PELZER, S.C. (AP) — Greenville County authorities say a woman charged with murder in connection with a beating death is on the run. The Greenville News reports ( http://grnol.co/2pl6kHm ) that 27-year-old Jennifer Lynn Qualls is at large and has been charged with murder in the March 31 death of 27-...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Virginia Department of Corrections shows Ivan Teleguz. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has called off Teleguz's execution in a murder-for-hire case, citing concerns about some of the information presented to jurors. The Democratic governor commuted the sentence to life in prison Thursday, April 20, 2017. (Virginia Department of Corrections via AP, File)
April 21, 2017 - 4:20 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — For weeks, supporters of a man sentenced to death in a 2006 murder-for-hire case urged Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe to spare his life because they believe he may be innocent. In the end, they got their wish, but not because the governor doubts he's guilty. McAuliffe said...
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FILE- In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Tiffany Dickson, of Dunmore, widow of slain Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson, is escorted by a Pennsylvania State Police Trooper during a preliminary hearing for accused killer Eric Frein at the Pike County Courthouse in Milford, Pa. "I don't have a break. I'm just really tired," Tiffany Dickson told jurors Thursday, April 20, 2017, at the trial of her husband's killer. "He was my break and he was a really good teammate. I'm just angry I can't grow old with him now." (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
April 20, 2017 - 7:20 pm
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The widow of a state police trooper shot and killed by a survivalist in a 2014 ambush described a sad, lonely life without him and said their two young sons are struggling. "I don't have a break. I'm just really tired," Tiffany Dickson, the widow of Cpl. Bryon Dickson II, told...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2014, file photo, Eric Frein is escorted by police out of the Pike County Courthouse after his arraignment in Milford, Pa. Frein, a survivalist who shot and killed a Pennsylvania State Police trooper and injured another in an ambush at their barracks, will now fight for his own life following his conviction, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, on capital murder charges. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz, File)
April 20, 2017 - 6:39 pm
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The widow of a state police trooper shot and killed by a survivalist in a 2014 ambush described a sad, lonely life without him and said their two young sons are struggling. "I don't have a break. I'm just really tired," Tiffany Dickson, the widow of Cpl. Bryon Dickson II, told...
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Racquel Smith, widow of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith, arrives at the Orleans Parish criminal courthouse, Thursday, April 20, 2017, in New Orleans, with supporters, for the second day of a sentencing hearing for Cardell Hayes, who killed her husband and shot her, and was convicted of manslaughter. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
April 20, 2017 - 5:10 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The man who killed retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith and wounded his wife after colliding in traffic last year was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in prison for manslaughter, far less than the maximum prosecutors had called for. Cardell Hayes faced up to 60 years if given...
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Racquel Smith, widow of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith, arrives at the Orleans Parish criminal courthouse, Thursday, April 20, 2017, in New Orleans, with supporters, for the second day of a sentencing hearing for Cardell Hayes, who killed her husband and shot her, and was convicted of manslaughter. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
April 20, 2017 - 3:43 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The man who killed retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith during a traffic dispute cried about missing his son, insisted he acted in self-defense and apologized to Smith's family on Thursday. Cardell Hayes, who faces up to 60 years in prison for manslaughter and attempted...
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