Man at Florida Pride Parade Is Struck and Killed by Driver

The head of a gay men’s chorus said the driver was “part of the Chorus family” and that the crash did not appear to be an attack on the L.G.B.T.Q. community.

#murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #pride-parade, #wilton-manors-fla

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2 Children Out Walking Get Caught Between a Gunman and His Target

The harrowing scene in the Bronx, captured on surveillance video, came about a week after a 10-year-old Queens boy was fatally shot.

#bronx-nyc, #crime-and-criminals, #elections-mayors, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #new-york-city, #police-department-nyc

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Why People Misperceive Crime Trends (Chicago Is Not the Murder Capital)

What readers got wrong and right in our quiz.

#chicago-ill, #crime-and-criminals, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #new-york-city, #polls-and-public-opinion

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Ex-Mayor on Duterte’s ‘Narco Politician’ List Is Killed in the Philippines

The death came three days after the International Criminal Court’s departing chief prosecutor requested a full investigation into the bloody war on drugs in the Philippines.

#deaths-fatalities, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #duterte-rodrigo, #international-criminal-court, #mayors, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #philippines, #police

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Honolulu Police Officer Is Charged With Murder in the Shooting of a 16-Year-Old

Geoffrey H.L. Thom shot Iremamber Sykap eight times after a high-speed chase on April 5, prosecutors said. Two other officers were charged with attempted murder.

#firearms, #honolulu-hawaii, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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A Young Cheyenne Leader Was Beaten Bloody. The Response Brought More Pain.

Since Silver Little Eagle was robbed last month, she said she had been bullied and harassed, and failed by the very tribal systems she had campaigned to change.

#assaults, #billings-mont, #bullies, #content-type-personal-profile, #little-eagle-silver, #local-government, #montana, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #native-americans, #northern-cheyenne-indian-reservation-mont, #women-and-girls

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Driver Who Plowed Into Protesters in Minneapolis Is Charged With Murder

Nicholas Kraus of St. Paul, Minn., was drunk at the time of the crash, the authorities said. Deona Marie Erickson, 31, a social justice advocate, was killed in the episode.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #drunken-and-reckless-driving, #erickson-deona-marie, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #kraus-nicholas, #minneapolis-minn, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Don’t Turn Away From These Images and These Crimes

Ethnic cleansing in Ethiopia began with murder, rape and pillage, and now moves to mass starvation.

#ahmed-abiy, #defense-and-military-forces, #eritrea, #ethiopia, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #sex-crimes, #tigray-ethiopia, #united-states, #war-and-armed-conflicts, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity

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Man, 20, Is Found Guilty in Colorado School Shooting

Devon Erickson was one of two students who planned and carried out an attack at the STEM School Highlands Ranch in which one student was killed and eight others were injured on May 7, 2019.

#alec-mckinney, #castillo-kendrick-d-2019, #colorado, #decisions-and-verdicts, #douglas-county-colo, #erickson-devon, #mass-shootings, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks, #stem-school-highlands-ranch-highlands-ranch-colo

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Simone Biles’s Brother Is Acquitted of Murder

Tevin Biles-Thomas was charged in the fatal shooting of three people at a New Year’s Eve party in 2018. This week, a judge said prosecutors had not presented enough evidence to convict him.

#biles-thomas-tevin, #biles-simone, #cleveland-ohio, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #gymnastics, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

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At Least 2 Workers Killed in Shooting at Alabama Fire Hydrant Plant

Two others were injured, and a person believed to be the shooter was later found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, the police said.

#albertville-ala, #deaths-fatalities, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Customer Fatally Shoots Cashier in Argument Over Mask at Georgia Supermarket

A suspect and a deputy sheriff working off duty were wounded as they exchanged gunfire in a suburb of Atlanta, the authorities said.

#atlanta-ga, #decatur-ga, #dekalb-county-ga, #georgia, #grady-memorial-hospital, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #palmetto-ga, #supermarkets-and-grocery-stores

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NATO, Crime, Jupiter: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

#content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #defense-and-military-forces, #democratic-party, #disabilities, #education-k-12, #international-relations, #juno-spacecraft, #justice-department, #lordstown-motors-corp, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #north-atlantic-treaty-organization, #novavax-inc, #politics-and-government, #priests, #roman-catholic-church, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vaccination-and-immunization, #voter-fraud-election-fraud

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Gunman in Florida Publix Shooting Did Not Know Victims, Sheriff Says

Timothy J. Wall wrote on Facebook that he wanted to “kill people and children” before fatally shooting a woman and her toddler grandson last week, the authorities said.

#florida, #mental-health-and-disorders, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #palm-beach-county-fla, #royal-palm-beach-fla, #wall-timothy-j

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As Battle Against Virus Wanes, Mayors Confront a New Challenge: Crime

Most city leaders, eager to rejuvenate downtown economies, have lifted coronavirus restrictions. But rising violent crime has kept both residents and tourists at home.

#crime-and-criminals, #mayors, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police, #united-states

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Alton Sterling’s Family Agrees to $4.5 Million Settlement, Lawyers Say

The settlement came nearly five years after Mr. Sterling, a Black father of five, was fatally shot by a white police officer in Baton Rouge, La.

#baton-rouge-la, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #compensation-for-damages-law, #discrimination, #lake-howie-j-ii, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #salamoni-blane-m-1987, #sterling-alton-b-1979-2016, #suits-and-litigation-civil

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Austin Shooting: 13 People Are Hurt, Police Say

It was unclear how many people opened fire or what led to the shooting, the police said.

#austin-tex, #mass-shootings, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

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After Afzaal Family Killings, Muslims in Canada Denounce Islamophobia

After the targeted killing of a Muslim family in London, Ontario, the community is demanding a summit on Islamophobia.

#afzaal-salman-d-2021, #afzaal-talat-d-2021, #afzaal-yumna-d-2021, #blanchet-yves-francois, #bloc-quebecois, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #muslims-and-islam, #religion-and-belief, #salman-madiha-d-2021

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Two Montana Sweethearts Were Fatally Shot in 1956. The Case Was Just Solved.

The Cascade County Sheriff’s Office said it appeared to be the oldest homicide case in the United States to be solved with genetic genealogy.

#dna-deoxyribonucleic-acid, #forensic-science, #genealogy, #great-falls-mont, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

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As a Family Is Mourned, Canada Grapples With Anti-Muslim Bias

After a driver intentionally ran down and killed a mother, father, daughter and grandmother in Ontario, orphaning a boy, there were calls for action against Islamophobia.

#afzaal-salman-family, #canada, #discrimination, #london-ontario, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #muslims-and-islam, #trudeau-justin, #veltman-nathaniel

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Queens Man Charged With Murder in Shooting Death of 10-Year-Old

Justin Wallace, who would have turned 11 on Tuesday, was shot as he walked out of his aunt’s home on Saturday.

#murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #queens-nyc

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An Innocent Man Went to Prison for Murder. Now, It’s the Real Killer’s Turn.

Brian Leigh Dripps Sr. was sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday in the 1996 killing of Angie Dodge in Idaho, a crime for which Christopher Tapp was exonerated.

#dna-deoxyribonucleic-acid, #false-arrests-convictions-and-imprisonments, #forensic-science, #genealogy, #idaho, #idaho-falls-idaho, #innocence-project, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #sex-crimes, #tapp-christopher

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London Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Rape and Kidnap of Sarah Everard

Wayne Couzens admitted to charges of rape and kidnapping of the 33-year-old marketing executive, whose killing in March touched off national anger at male violence against women.

#couzens-wayne-march-3-2021-murder, #everard-sarah, #great-britain, #kidnapping-and-hostages, #london-england, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

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She Was Stabbed and Left in a Cornfield in 1972. Now There’s an Arrest.

Barry Lee Whelpley, now 76, was charged with killing Julie Ann Hanson, who was 15 when her body was found in Naperville, Ill., the authorities said.

#chicago-ill, #dna-deoxyribonucleic-acid, #forensic-science, #genealogy, #illinois, #minnesota, #missing-persons, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #naperville-ill

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Living on the Margins, ‘Surfing’ on the Buses

In the Brazilian city of Olinda, a group of thrill seekers has taken up an illegal and death-defying hobby: riding on the outside of public buses.

#black-people, #brazil, #buses, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #olinda-brazil

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2 Arrested in California Road-Rage Shooting That Killed a 6-Year-Old

Eriz Marcus Anthony, 24, and Lee Wynne, 23, are expected to be charged with murder in the May 21 killing of Aiden Leos.

#california, #costa-mesa-calif, #funerals-and-memorials, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #orange-calif, #orange-county-calif, #roads-and-traffic, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Boy, 10, Is Killed in Queens Shooting

A 29-year-old man was also injured by gunfire at a house in the Edgemere neighborhood of the Rockaways, the police said.

#murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #queens-nyc, #rockaway-peninsula-queens-ny

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F. Lee Bailey, Lawyer for Patty Hearst and O.J. Simpson, Dies at 87

With theatrical courtroom flair, he was involved in a host of notorious criminal cases, including those of the Boston Strangler and a Vietnam War massacre.

#bailey-f-lee, #deaths-obituaries, #hearst-patricia, #legal-profession, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #simpson-o-j

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Archaeologists Uncover Decapitated Bodies From Roman Britain

Technological advances, including DNA and tooth enamel analyses, allowed researchers to form new conclusions about capital punishment under Roman rule.

#agriculture-and-farming, #archaeology-and-anthropology, #cambridge-university-press, #capital-punishment, #cemeteries, #crime-and-criminals, #freedom-of-religion, #gosden-chris, #great-britain, #london-england, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #politics-and-government, #research, #roman-civilization, #scotland, #skeletons

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Mafia Killer Who Became a Turncoat Is Released from Prison in Italy

Giovanni Brusca completed 25 years in prison for murder, including the killings of Giovanni Falcone, an anti-mafia crusader, and a 14-year-old boy he dissolved in acid. He later became an informant.

#brusca-giovanni, #informers, #italy, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #organized-crime, #sicily-italy

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With Homicides Rising, Cities Brace for a Violent Summer

Homicide rates in large cities were up more than 30 percent on average last year, and up another 24 percent for the beginning of this year, according to criminologists.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #memorial-day, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #summer-season, #united-states

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Hialeah Shooting: 2 Dead and at Least 20 Injured

The police were searching for three people who fired into a crowd outside a Hialeah, Fla., banquet hall on Sunday in what was described as a targeted shooting.

#hialeah-fla, #mass-shootings, #miami-dade-county-fla, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

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Ex-Priest Dies Just Before Facing Charges in 1972 Killing of an Altar Boy

The police had long believed Richard R. Lavigne killed Danny Croteau, 13. Just hours after they began drafting a request for an arrest warrant, investigators learned that the former priest had died.

#child-abuse-and-neglect, #croteau-danny-d-1972, #hampden-county-mass, #lavigne-richard-r-1941-2021, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #roman-catholic-church, #sex-crimes, #springfield-mass

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Farmworker Convicted of Fatally Stabbing Iowa College Student

Cristhian Bahena Rivera was found guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of Mollie Tibbetts in 2018. Donald J. Trump had seized on her death to rail against illegal immigration.

#border-barriers, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #rivera-cristhian-bahena, #tibbetts-mollie, #tibbetts-rob, #university-of-iowa

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Former Astronaut Pleads Guilty in Crash That Killed 2 Young Girls

James Halsell Jr., a veteran of five space shuttle missions, was sentenced to four years in prison and 10 years’ probation.

#accidents-and-safety, #alabama, #halsell-james-jr, #huntsville-ala, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #national-aeronautics-and-space-administration, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #tuscaloosa-ala

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3 Tacoma Police Officers Charged in Killing of Black Man

Prosecutors in Washington State said that Manuel Ellis had pleaded, “I can’t breathe,” after police officers punched him, squeezed his neck, pressed on his back and placed a spit hood over his head.

#black-people, #burbank-christopher-s-1985, #collins-matthew-j-1983, #ellis-manuel-d-2020, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #rankine-timothy-1988, #tacoma-wash, #washington-state

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New True Crime Books to Read This Summer

Truth is definitely stranger than fiction in this summer’s crop of true-crime books.

#a-tangled-web-a-cyberstalker-a-deadly-obsession-and-the-twisting-path-to-justice-book, #books-and-literature, #dykstra-katherine, #jordan-jennifer-1958, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #rodman-liza-author, #rule-leslie-1958, #stout-glenn, #the-babysitter-my-summers-with-a-serial-killer-book, #tiger-girl-and-the-candy-kid-americas-original-gangster-couple-book, #what-happened-to-paula-on-the-death-of-an-american-girl-book

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Man Rescued in Colorado Mountain Pass Is Accused in 1982 Murders

Alan Lee Phillips was rescued from a snowdrift in 1982 after he signaled SOS with his headlights. The police now say he became trapped on the road after killing two women.

#breckenridge-colo, #colorado, #dna-deoxyribonucleic-acid, #forensic-science, #genealogy, #genetics-and-heredity, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #oberholtzer-barbara-jo-d-1982, #phillips-alan-lee-1951, #schnee-annette-d-1982

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Tamir Rice’s Mother Asks Court to Block Rehiring of Officer Who Killed Her Son

Samaria Rice wants the Ohio Supreme Court to keep the man who killed her son in 2014 from being reinstated as a Cleveland police officer. The former officer, Timothy Loehmann, was never charged.

#arbitration-conciliation-and-mediation, #cleveland-ohio, #cuyahoga-county-ohio, #justice-department, #loehmann-timothy-1988, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #rice-samaria, #rice-tamir-e-2002-14, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #supreme-courts-state

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Idaho Couple Face Murder Charges in Deaths of Children and a Former Spouse

Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell, the mother and stepfather of Tylee Ryan and Joshua Vallow, were indicted by a grand jury this week after drawing international attention for their so-called doomsday beliefs.

#daybell-chad, #idaho, #life-insurance, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #ryan-tylee, #vallow-joshua, #vallow-lori

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Iraqi Activism Fights for Survival Amid Murders and Threats

A movement demanding a new kind of Iraq struggles to carry on, despite intimidation from Iranian-backed militias that are believed to have murdered dozens of activists.

#assassinations-and-attempted-assassinations, #baghdad-iraq, #corruption-institutional, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #kadhimi-mustafa-al, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

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Brother of Simone Biles Faces New Trial After Mistrial

Jurors told the judge they had seen legal briefs among the evidence in the case of Tevin Biles-Thomas, who is accused of killing three people. The trial has unfolded as his sister, the U.S. gymnast, trains for the Tokyo Olympics.

#biles-thomas-tevin, #biles-simone, #cuyahoga-county-ohio, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #olympic-games-2020

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Several Are Killed in a Shooting Outside Columbus, Ohio

A television station reported that three bodies were found in an apartment in West Jefferson, and that additional bodies were found outside.

#columbus-ohio, #columbus-dispatch, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #ohio

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House Party Shooting in NJ Leaves 2 Dead and Dozen Hurt, Police Say

The New Jersey State Police responded to report of a shooting at a house party late on Saturday night.

#bridgeton-nj, #fairfield-township-n-j, #house-party, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

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New Jersey House Party Shooting Leaves 2 Dead and Dozen Hurt, Police Say

The New Jersey State Police responded to report of a shooting at a house party late on Saturday night.

#bridgeton-nj, #fairfield-township-n-j, #house-party, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

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A Family Sought Revenge Against a Tormentor. They Shot the Wrong Man, Police Say.

Members of a family in Texas who were being harassed have been charged with murder in what a sheriff called “a tragic case of mistaken” identity.

#eddie-clark-iii, #florinda-argueta, #harassment, #houston-tex, #joe-argueta, #luis-argueta, #margarito-alcantar, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #revenge

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Shows Like ‘Cops’ Fell Out of Favor. Now Texas May Ban Them.

Lawmakers passed a bill named for Javier Ambler II, who died in 2019 after officers arrested him in front of a “Live PD” television crew. If the governor signs it, this would mean the end of police cooperation with reality TV shows.

#ambler-javier-d-2019, #black-lives-matter-movement, #cops-tv-program, #documentary-films-and-programs, #law-and-legislation, #live-pd-tv-program, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #reality-television, #state-legislatures, #television, #texas

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Judge Dismisses Murder Charge Against California Mother After Stillbirth

The woman, Chelsea Becker, had consumed methamphetamine beforehand, the authorities said.

#abortion, #decisions-and-verdicts, #methamphetamines, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #stillbirth, #womens-rights

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Judge Drops Murder Charges Against Two Officers Accused of Body-Slamming Man

Officers Desmond Barney and Lincoln Lampley were charged last year with killing George Robinson, 62, in Mississippi.

#barney-desmond, #clinton-miss, #decisions-and-verdicts, #fox-anthony, #hinds-county-miss, #jackson-miss, #lampley-lincoln, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #robinson-george

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Councilman Says Video Shows Retaliation Over Stand in Fatal Police Shooting

An Elizabeth City, N.C., officeholder said he believed a sheriff’s deputy urinated near his funeral home in response to his protests over the killing of Andrew Brown Jr.

#adkins-gabriel-1987, #black-people, #brown-andrew-jr-1979-2021, #elizabeth-city-nc, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #pasquotank-county-nc, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #politics-and-government

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