Homicide

In this undated photo made available by the Modell family, Ryan Modell, right, visits Paris with his father Sandy Modell. Sandy Modell is asking Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to reopen the investigation into his son's 2016 shooting death during an altercation at Ryan Modell's Fort Myers, Fla., condominium complex. Local prosecutors declined to charge the shooter, Steve Taylor, citing the state's "stand your ground" law, a decision Sandy Modell wants reversed. (Modell family via AP)
January 29, 2020 - 10:40 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — In a case involving Florida's controversial “stand your ground” law, Gov. Ron DeSantis has been asked to reinvestigate the fatal shooting of a drunken, unarmed man who mistakenly pounded on a wrong door in the middle of the night. A request to appoint a special...
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Medical supplies are seen outside an area outside of the garage to Fotus Dulos' home, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, in Farmington, Conn. A dispatcher from the Farmington police said officers had responded to Dulos' home and he was later transported to the hospital (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
January 28, 2020 - 5:26 pm
FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man charged with murdering his estranged wife was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after being found unresponsive in a vehicle inside his garage, authorities said. Fotis Dulos was found when officers went to his house in Farmington because he was...
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Fotis Dulos, center, and his attorneys Norm Pattis, left and Chris La Tronica appear for a probable cause hearing in Stamford Superior Court, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Stamford, Conn. Dulos, the estranged husband of Jennifer Dulos, a missing Connecticut mother of five who is presumed dead, pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and kidnapping charges as a judge warned him to not violate his house arrest conditions again. (Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, Pool)
January 28, 2020 - 1:00 pm
FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut man charged with murdering his estranged and missing wife has died, his attorney said Tuesday. A dispatcher from the Farmington police said officers had responded to Fotis Dulos' home but could not give any other information. Dulos' attorney, Norm Pattis,...
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January 27, 2020 - 2:24 pm
WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — A California man has been arrested in the decades-old killings of five of his infant children, a case that the sheriff said “has haunted my agency for years.” “I cannot think of a case more disturbing than this one. There can be no victim more innocent than an infant and...
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Prime Minister of Netherlands Mark Rutte attends a meeting with Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte at Palazzo Chigi government's office, in Rome, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
January 26, 2020 - 12:00 pm
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte apologized Sunday for the failure of officials in the Nazi-occupied country during World War II to do more to prevent the deportation and murder of just over 100,000 Jews. Rutte made the historic apology at the country's annual Holocaust...
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January 24, 2020 - 5:04 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Supreme Court decision involving the death penalty has thrown between 100 to 150 cases into legal limbo, experts say. On Thursday, the court said it erred in 2016 when it ruled a jury must be unanimous in deciding a defendant convicted of murder should be...
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Police at the scene after shots were fired in Rot Am See, Germany, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Six people have been killed and several were injured in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See, police said Friday. A suspect has been arrested and no further suspects are believed to be at large, Aalen police said. (Sebastian Gollnow/dpa via AP)
January 24, 2020 - 11:33 am
BERLIN (AP) — Six people were killed and another two wounded in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See on Friday that appears to have resulted from a family dispute, police said. A man called police shortly after 12:45 p.m. (1145 GMT) and told them he had killed several people,...
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Officers attend to one of several shooting victims, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Seattle, after a gunman opened fire in the heavily trafficked downtown area. (David Silver via AP)
January 23, 2020 - 6:05 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A shootout in downtown Seattle that left a woman dead and a 9-year-old boy injured was the third violent incident this week in a part of the city long known for rampant drug use and street unrest. Business groups implored officials to improve public safety. And while crime rates in...
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FILE - This undated image provided by the FBI in a U.S. District Court filing in Washington on Feb. 29, 2019, shows Mustafa al-Imam after his capture in October 2017. A federal judge has sentenced Mustafa al-Imam to 19 years in federal prison for helping to plan the 2012 attacks in Benghazi. The sentence came several months after a federal jury in Washington  convicted Mustafa al-Imam of supporting the extremist militia that launched the fiery assaults on the U.S. compounds. (FBI via AP)
January 23, 2020 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a Libyan militant to more than 19 years in prison for his role in the 2012 Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador. A jury convicted Mustafa al-Imam last year of conspiring to support the extremist militia that...
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Michelle Carter leaves the Bristol County jail, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in Dartmouth, Mass., after serving most of a 15-month manslaughter sentence for urging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in 2014. The 23-year-old, released three months early for good behavior, will serve five years of probation. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
January 23, 2020 - 2:51 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Michelle Carter, the woman convicted of manslaughter for urging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in text messages that included, "Just do it, babe," was released from jail Thursday after more than three months was shaved from her sentence for good behavior. Carter, 23, walked...
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