Homicide

Mourners hug as they leave the funeral of Alaina Petty, in Coral Springs, Fla., Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Petty was a victim of Wednesday's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder on Thursday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 19, 2018 - 2:47 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 3:25 p.m. A prominent psychiatrist is cautioning survivors that they may want to limit the funeral services they attend to close friends after 17 people were fatally gunned down at a Florida high school...
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RETRANSMITTED TO UPDATE CAPTION AFTER PAROLE BOARD DECISION - FILE - In this February 1964 file photo, Henry Montgomery, flanked by two deputies, awaits the verdict in his trial for the murder of Deputy Sheriff Charles H. Hurt in Louisiana. On Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, a three-member panel must decide whether to grant parole to Montgomery, a prisoner who's getting his first chance at freedom after nearly a half-century behind bars. (John Boss/The Advocate via AP, File)/The Advocate via AP)
February 19, 2018 - 1:29 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 71-year-old Louisiana inmate whose case led to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision on juvenile-offender sentences was denied parole Monday, more than a half-century after he killed a sheriff's deputy at age 17. A three-member panel from the state parole board voted 2 to...
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February 19, 2018 - 12:47 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A U.S. Postal Service worker was found fatally shot inside a mail truck along a busy highway in Dallas on Monday, and investigators are treating the case as a homicide, according to police. Officers found the worker's body inside the government vehicle around 2:30 a.m. after...
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Mourners brought flowers, candles and stuffed animals to a makeshift memorial created by community members outside of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. A gunman entered the school last Wednesday and killed 17 students and teachers. (Matias J. Ocner/Miami Herald via AP)
February 19, 2018 - 1:16 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 10:00 p.m. Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida are focusing their anger at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive. David...
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This photo provided by the Broward County Jail shows Nikolas Cruz. Authorities say Cruz, a former student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, killing more than a dozen people and injuring several. (Broward County Jail via AP)
February 18, 2018 - 7:53 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether he will be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison. The fate of 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, who faces 17...
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18th District Chicago police officers hold programs during the funeral mass for their slain commander, Chicago police Commander Paul Bauer, at Nativity of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church Saturday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Chicago. Bauer died Tuesday when he was shot six times while pursuing a suspect he was attempting to detain downtown Chicago. Officials have charged 44-year-old Shomari Legghette with the 53-year-old commander's killing. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 12:59 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Mourners remembered a slain Chicago Police commander Saturday as a model officer and "one of the good guys" who was uninterested in self-promotion, even as he moved up the department's ranks. Of all of Commander Paul Bauer's responsibilities, the ones that mattered the most to him...
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People arrive before a funeral service for Alyssa Alhadeff at the Star of David Funeral Chapel in North Lauderdale, Fla., Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Alhadeff was one of the victims of Wednesday shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Nikolas Cruz, a former student, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 16, 2018 - 7:02 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local): 7:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has met with victims of a school shooting who are recovering at a Florida hospital. He's praising the "incredible" work of doctors, nurses and first...
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A casket is taken into St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Westerville, Ohio, before the start of funeral services for Westerville police officers Anthony Morelli and Eric Joering on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. The two veteran officers were shot after entering a residence early Saturday afternoon. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
February 16, 2018 - 9:29 am
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An honor guard has escorted the bodies of two slain Ohio police officers into a church ahead of their funeral services. Hundreds of police officers from around Ohio and cities including Chicago, Denver and El Paso, Texas, looked on as pallbearers carried the coffins into...
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February 16, 2018 - 8:53 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An inquest has started in Kenya's western town of Kisumu into the death of a six-month-old baby who was allegedly hit on the head by police during opposition protests last year against President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election. The death of Samantha Pendo (Swahili for love)...
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A video monitor shows school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz, left, making an appearance before Judge Kim Theresa Mollica in Broward County Court, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Cruz is accused of opening fire Wednesday at the school killing more than a dozen people and injuring several. (Susan Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
February 15, 2018 - 10:17 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school confessed to carrying out one of the nation's deadliest school shootings and carried extra ammunition in his backpack, according to a sheriff's department report released Thursday...
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