Three Police Officers Charged in Fatal Shooting of Child Outside Football Game

The officers opened fire after two teenagers began shooting outside a high school stadium in Sharon Hill, Pa., a Philadelphia suburb.

#assaults, #bility-fanta-d-2021, #firearms, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #pennsylvania, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #sharon-hill-pa

Dentist Killed His Wife on an African Hunting Trip, U.S. Says

Lawrence Rudolph collected nearly $4.9 million in life insurance benefits after the fatal shooting of his wife, Bianca, in Zambia in 2016, according to court documents. He has pleaded not guilty.

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Larry Miller, of Nike’s Jordan Brand, Asks Forgiveness for 1965 Murder

Barbara Mack hugged Larry Miller after he apologized for killing her brother, Edward David White. But if she were 30 years younger, she told him, “I would have been across that table at you.”

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Examining the Spike in Murders

The effects are felt unequally across the U.S.

#firearms, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #united-states

Eric Adams Ran on Making New York Safer. A Subway Killing Poses a Test.

The mayor, who made improving public safety a theme of his campaign, is dealing with the fallout from a high-profile death in Times Square.

#adams-eric-l, #crime-and-criminals, #go-michelle-alyssa, #homeless-persons, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #new-york-city

Woman Pushed Onto Subway Tracks ‘Never Saw’ Her Attacker

“She was just the person who did everything right,” a neighbor said of Michelle Go, who died on Saturday when a homeless man pushed her in front of an R train.

#crime-and-criminals, #go-michelle-alyssa, #martial-simon-january-15-2022-murder, #mental-health-and-disorders, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #subways

Woman Dies After Being Pushed Onto Subway Tracks in Times Square

The police said the woman, who was Asian, was shoved in front of an R train as it approached a 42nd Street station in Manhattan on Saturday morning.

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Man Arrested in Shooting of 19-Year-Old Worker at East Harlem Burger King

The employee, Kristal Bayron-Nieves, was killed on Sunday when the store was robbed. The police said on Friday that a 30-year-old man was charged with the murder.

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America Is Falling Apart at the Seams

Why are so many of us behaving so badly?

#anxiety-and-stress, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #education-k-12, #firearms, #hate-crimes, #loneliness, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #national-highway-traffic-safety-administration, #philanthropy, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #united-states, #yglesias-matthew

Patient in Groundbreaking Pig Heart Transplant Has a Criminal Record

David Bennett Sr. was involved in a serious assault nearly 35 years ago, court records show.

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Patient in Groundbreaking Heart Transplant Has a Criminal Record

David Bennett Sr. was involved in a serious assault nearly 35 years ago, court records show.

#assaults, #genetic-engineering, #maryland, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #transplants, #university-of-maryland-medical-center, #your-feed-science

Australian Man Convicted of Killing Gay American in 1980s

The death of Scott Johnson, a young mathematician who was found at the bottom of a cliff, was initially ruled a suicide. His brother had pressed investigators to re-examine the case.

#hate-crimes, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #johnson-scott-d-1988, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #sydney-australia, #white-scott-1988-sydney-australia-murder

Two Held in Fatal Shooting of the Memphis Rapper Young Dolph

One suspect was captured by federal marshals in Indiana after failing to surrender as he had promised on social media, the authorities said.

#crime-and-criminals, #firearms, #fugitives, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #rap-and-hip-hop, #young-dolph

Robert Durst’s Death Comes With a Bizarre Legal Twist

Mr. Durst’s murder conviction in California could be vacated because he died while an appeal was pending. A murder charge in New York appears to be moot.

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Dominic Black, Friend of Kyle Rittenhouse, Reaches Plea Deal

Dominick Black, a friend of Mr. Rittenhouse, had been accused of two felonies for buying the weapon. In a plea deal with prosecutors, he will pay a fine.

#black-dominick, #firearms, #kenosha-wis, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #rittenhouse-kyle, #schroeder-bruce-e

Robert Durst, Real Estate Scion Convicted as a Killer, Dies at 78

He was a suspect in three lurid murders and became a fugitive. In September, he was found guilty in the fatal shooting of a confidante and sentenced to life in prison.

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Ex-Oklahoma Officer Is Sentenced in Killing of Daughter’s Boyfriend

Shannon Kepler, who had served as a police officer in Tulsa for 24 years, was tried five times before a federal jury found him guilty of the 2014 murder of Jeremey Lake, 19.

#jeremey-lake, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #oklahoma, #shannon-kepler, #tulsa-okla

Asian Immigrant Attacked in Hate Crime Last Year Dies

Yao Pan Ma was hospitalized in April after he was pushed to the ground and kicked in the head in East Harlem. He died on Dec. 31, the police said.

#asian-americans, #assaults, #east-harlem-manhattan-ny, #hate-crimes, #ma-yao-pan-d-2021, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #new-york-city, #powell-jarrod-april-23-2021-assault

Three Men Sentenced to Life in Prison in Ahmaud Arbery Killing

One man will be eligible for parole after 30 years. The three face a federal trial on hate crime charges next month.

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After Killing of Einar, Sweden Struggles With ‘Gangster Rap’

Hip-hop, the country’s most popular music, has quickly become a lightning rod for Sweden’s long-roiling problems with gun violence and gang warfare.

#einar-2002-21, #gangs, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #rap-and-hip-hop, #stockholm-sweden, #sweden

Ohio Officer Shoots Through Fence, Killing a Man Who Was Firing a Gun

Body-camera footage shows an officer in Canton, Ohio, firing through a wooden fence, killing James R. Williams, 46, as he fired shots just after the start of the New Year.

#canton-ohio, #firearms, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

Peter Bogdanovich, Director Whose Career Was a Hollywood Drama, Dies at 82

Within one decade, the ’70s, he was transformed from one of the most celebrated of filmmakers, notably for “The Last Picture Show,” into one of the most ostracized.

#actors-and-actresses, #bogdanovich-peter, #deaths-obituaries, #movies, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #paper-moon-movie, #stratten-dorothy, #the-last-picture-show-movie

How Gunfire Is Killing More American Children

Toddlers are discovering guns under piles of clothes and between couch cushions. Teenagers are obtaining untraceable ghost guns made from kits. Middle school students are carrying handguns for protection.

#children-and-childhood, #firearms, #gun-control, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #united-states, #youth

17 Charged as Brooklyn Gang Alliance Is Linked to 4 Deadly Shootings

Those charged, ranging in age from 17 to 23, were accused of unleashing a wave of violence that also left 10 other people wounded by gunfire.

#adams-eric-l, #brooklyn-nyc, #gangs, #long-daijyonna-d-2020, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-department-nyc

Off-Duty Officer Shot While Sleeping in Car Outside a Harlem Police Station

The officer was in stable condition after the shooting, which happened early on Saturday outside the 25th Precinct station house.

#attacks-on-police, #east-harlem-manhattan-ny, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

Michelle Lodzinski’s Murder Conviction Dismissed in ’91 Death of Son

Evidence didn’t support Michelle Lodzinski’s 2016 conviction for killing Timothy Wiltsey, who vanished in 1991, New Jersey’s highest court ruled.

#decisions-and-verdicts, #false-arrests-convictions-and-imprisonments, #lodzinski-michelle, #middlesex-county-nj, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #sayreville-nj, #wiltsey-timothy

Death of 17-Year-Old in Custody in Kansas Is Ruled a Homicide

A medical examiner said that Cedric Lofton died of “complications of cardiopulmonary arrest” after he was handcuffed facedown in a juvenile correctional center.

#autopsies, #juvenile-delinquency, #lofton-cedric-d-2021, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #wichita-kan

Killer Who Stabbed 4 People 100 Times Gets Life Without Parole

Chad Isaak, 47, was convicted in August of murdering four people at RJR Maintenance & Management in Mandan, N.D., in 2019. He told a judge, “I’m not a murderer.”

#isaak-chad-april-1-2019-murders, #mandan-nd, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #rjr-maintenancemanagement

Denver Shooting: Rampage Leaves 5 Dead, Including Gunman

The shooting spree on Monday night left three others wounded, including a police officer.

#attacks-on-police, #denver-colo, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

How Your DNA Test Could Send a Relative to Jail

Thanks to “genetic genealogy,” solving crimes with genomic databases is becoming mainstream — with some uncomfortable implications for the future of privacy.

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Girl, 14, Is Identified in Fatal Police Shooting at Los Angeles Dressing Room

The police said they expected to release more details on Monday about the shooting, which happened after officers responded to a call about an assault with a deadly weapon at a clothing store.

#daniel-elena-lopez, #los-angeles-calif, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-los-angeles-calif, #valentina-orellana-peralta

Daunte Wright Case: Kim Potter is Convicted on Two Charges of Manslaughter

The prosecution and defense had agreed that the shooting was a mistake and that Ms. Potter, who is white, had meant to draw her Taser when she fatally shot Mr. Wright, a 20-year-old Black man, during a traffic stop.

#black-people, #brooklyn-center-minn, #decisions-and-verdicts, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #potter-kimberly-a-1973, #stun-guns, #wright-daunte-d-2021

Brooklyn Man Shot by the Police Was Mentally Ill, Family Says

The killing of Eudes Pierre, 26, underscores the need for alternatives to having the police respond to mental health episodes, activists say.

#brooklyn-nyc, #mental-health-and-disorders, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #pierre-eudes, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-nyc, #vassell-saheed-d-2018

76-Year-Old Man Is Charged With 1978 Killing of Queens Girl

The San Francisco police arrested a man in Colorado in the killing of a 15-year-old girl whose body was found 43 years ago near Golden Gate Park.

#murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-department-san-francisco-calif, #san-francisco-calif

Jurors Weigh Charges Against Kimberly Potter for Killing Daunte Wright

At issue is whether Ms. Potter, a former police officer, was criminally reckless when she fired a gunshot into Mr. Wright’s chest while seeming to think she was holding her Taser.

#firearms, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #potter-kimberly-a-1973, #stun-guns, #wright-daunte-d-2021

Drakeo the Ruler Fatally Stabbed at Los Angeles Concert

The rapper, whose real name was Darrell Caldwell, was to perform at a festival on Saturday night when he was fatally stabbed during an altercation, officials said.

#drakeo-the-ruler-rapper, #los-angeles-calif, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #music, #rap-and-hip-hop

Indianapolis Invests $45 Million to Stem the Surge in Homicides

The impact of those programs still isn’t clear, but the size of Indianapolis’s investment speaks to the urgency of the moment.

#indianapolis-ind, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

Russian Is Convicted in Murder of Chechen Man in Berlin Park

A German court ruled that the Russian state had orchestrated the attack, which strained ties between Berlin and Moscow.

#berlin-germany, #federal-security-service, #germany, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #russia

‘Shopping Cart Killer’ Suspected in Four Deaths, Police Say

The authorities in Virginia say that Anthony Robinson met his victims via online dating sites and later transported their bodies in shopping carts to dispose of them.

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3rd Teenager Pleads Guilty in Murder of Tessa Majors

Ms. Majors, a Barnard College freshman, was fatally stabbed two years ago. Rashaun Weaver, who was 14 at the time, wielded the knife, prosecutors said.

#barnard-college, #lewis-luchiano, #majors-tessa-d-2019, #morningside-park-manhattan-ny, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #weaver-rashaun

Derek Chauvin Pleads Guilty to Violating George Floyd’s Rights

The guilty plea is likely to lengthen the imprisonment of Mr. Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer who is already serving a prison sentence of 22 and a half years for murder.

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O.J. Simpson’s Parole Supervision Ends

The former football star served nine years in prison for robbery before he was granted parole in 2017. His supervision ended two months early because of good behavior.

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Phillip Adams Had Severe C.T.E. at the Time of Shootings

A neuropathologist found an “unusually severe” form of the brain disease in the 32-year-old former N.F.L. player who killed six people in April before shooting himself.

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A Murder, Gold Bars, a Jailbreak and Questions About Justice

Was the 1993 killing of a woman near Buffalo committed by a prison escapee? Was the detective who solved the case involved? Is there anything straightforward about this crime?

#bentley-david-f-tonawanda-ny-police-officer, #buffalo-ny, #erie-county-ny, #fugitives, #informers, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #tonawanda-ny

Mississippi Killer Confessed to Another Murder Before His Execution

David Neal Cox admitted to the 2007 killing of his sister-in-law, Felecia Cox, a cold case in which he had long been the prime suspect, prosecutors said.

#capital-punishment, #cox-david-neal, #domestic-violence, #missing-persons, #mississippi, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #sex-crimes

Justice Department Closes Emmett Till Investigation Without Charges

The department said it could not corroborate a book’s claim that a central witness had recanted her statements about Emmett, a Black teenager killed by two white men in 1955.

#black-people, #donham-carolyn-bryant, #hate-crimes, #justice-department, #mississippi, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #race-and-ethnicity, #statutes-of-limitations, #till-emmett-louis

Review: ‘Landscapers’ Is Not Your Typical True-Crime Love Story

Olivia Colman and David Thewlis star in this HBO tale of devotion, murdered parents and very expensive autographs.

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He Never Touched the Murder Weapon. Alabama Sentenced Him to Die.

Nathaniel Woods was unarmed when three Birmingham police officers were fatally shot by someone else in 2004. But Woods, a Black man, was convicted of capital murder for his role in the deaths of the three white officers.

#attacks-on-police, #capital-punishment, #jury-system, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #prisons-and-prisoners, #spencer-kerry, #woods-nathaniel

Suspect in Mass Killing at Colorado Grocery Store Is Mentally Incompetent, Judge Says

The man accused of murdering 10 people in Boulder, Colo., in March will be sent to a state hospital “to restore his competency as soon as possible so that we may proceed forward with the case,” prosecutors said.

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Stabbed 20 Times by Her Husband, She Now Fights Laws Favoring Abusers

Shira Isakov, once a little-known Israeli working in advertising, has become a national force in the struggle to combat domestic violence and change the legal landscape on parental rights.

#content-type-personal-profile, #domestic-violence, #israel, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #politics-and-government, #shira-isakov, #women-and-girls