Violent crime

A French soldiers patrols as the Christmas market reopens in Strasbourg, eastern France, Friday, Dec.14, 2018. The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhunt, French authorities said. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
December 14, 2018 - 7:57 am
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on France attack aftermath and death of suspect (all times local): 1:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron will head to Strasbourg on Friday evening, one day after the suspect in Tuesday's attack near the city's famous Christmas market was shot dead in a...
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FILE - This May 27, 2008, file photo, shows the gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year, according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday, Dec. 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
December 14, 2018 - 7:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year, according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday. The report by the District of Columbia-based Death Penalty...
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December 14, 2018 - 5:51 am
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — An American psychology student and musician living in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam has been stabbed to death in her apartment and police were preparing to arraign a man suspected in the slaying, a police spokeswoman said Friday. Police spokeswoman Miriam Boers...
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A mark of the forensic team of the police sits on a street in the St. Johannis district in Nuremberg, southern Germany, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 where three women had been stabbed and wounded the evening before. (Daniel Karmann/dpa via AP)
December 14, 2018 - 5:46 am
BERLIN (AP) — Three women have been stabbed and wounded in the German city of Nuremberg, police said Friday as they investigated whether the incidents were connected. There was no immediate word on what weapon was used in Thursday evening's attacks. Police said there was no indication of any link...
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This undated photo made available by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement shows Jose Antonio Jimenez. Jimenez is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, for beating and stabbing to death an elderly woman in Miami-Dade County 26 years ago. (Florida Department of Law Enforcement via AP)
December 13, 2018 - 11:40 pm
STARKE, Fla. (AP) — A man convicted of the fatal stabbing and beating death of a woman in Miami-Dade County 26 years ago was executed Thursday night in Florida. Jose Antonio Jimenez, 55, received a lethal injection and was pronounced dead at 9:48 p.m. at Florida State Prison in Starke. He was...
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December 13, 2018 - 8:53 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia police officer and a suspect have both died after a traffic stop led to a chase and shooting. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution , DeKalb County police Chief James Conroy said at a news conference that the unidentified officer and suspect died at...
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December 13, 2018 - 8:44 pm
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Police: A Georgia police officer and suspect have both died in a shooting after a traffic stop just east of Atlanta.
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Investigating police officers work in a street of Strasbourg, eastern France, Thursday Dec. 13, 2018. A top French official says a man has been killed in a shootout with police in Strasbourg, but he has not been confirmed as the suspected gunman who killed three people near a Christmas market. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
December 13, 2018 - 8:37 pm
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhunt, French authorities said. The Paris prosecutor's office, which handles terror cases in France,...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office shows Samuel Little. The FBI says 78-year-old Little, who has confessed to some 90 killings nationwide spanning nearly four decades, offered his confessions as a bargaining chip to be moved from a California prison. Authorities say Little is in poor health and will likely stay in jail in Texas until his death. (Ector County Texas Sheriff's Office via AP)
December 13, 2018 - 6:57 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman. Samuel Little entered his plea in the West Texas city of Odessa, where the body of Denise...
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December 13, 2018 - 6:00 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Four former employees and an owner of the Massachusetts facility responsible for a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed more than 100 people and sickened hundreds were convicted Thursday of fraud and other offenses. A Boston jury acquitted another employee, pharmacist...
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