Homicide

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks as she attends a question and answer session with lawmakers at the chamber of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
October 19, 2019 - 2:59 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader said Saturday the murder suspect whose case inadvertently helped ignite the city's protest movement wants to surrender to authorities in Taiwan. Carrie Lam told reporters that Hong Kong's government would "actively follow up on" a letter she received from Chan...
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Michael Gargiulo listens as the death penalty is announced during the sentencing phase of his trial in Los Angeles Superior Court for the killings of two women and the attempted murder of a third, on Friday, Oct. 18, 2019. (Mario Tama/Pool Photo via AP)
October 18, 2019 - 6:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury recommended the death penalty Friday for a man dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" after he was found guilty of two murders and an attempted murder. The victims of Michael Gargiulo, 43, included 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin, who was killed on a night in 2001 when...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019 file photo Michael Gargiulo listens as his guilty verdicts on all counts are read in Los Angeles Superior Court. A Los Angeles jury will decide whether a man prosecutors have dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" will get a sentence of death or life in prison for the killings of two women and the attempted murder of a third. Closing arguments ended Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in the penalty phase of the trial of 43-year-old Gargiulo, and jurors will now deliberate his fate. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)
October 18, 2019 - 6:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury recommended the death penalty Friday for a man dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" after he was found guilty of two murders and an attempted murder. The victims of Michael Gargiulo, 43, included 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin, who was killed on a night in 2001 when...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019 file photo Michael Gargiulo listens as his guilty verdicts on all counts are read in Los Angeles Superior Court. A Los Angeles jury will decide whether a man prosecutors have dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" will get a sentence of death or life in prison for the killings of two women and the attempted murder of a third. Closing arguments ended Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in the penalty phase of the trial of 43-year-old Gargiulo, and jurors will now deliberate his fate. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)
October 18, 2019 - 5:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury recommended the death penalty Friday for a man dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" after he was found guilty of two murders and an attempted murder. The victims of Michael Gargiulo, 43, included 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin, who was killed on a night in 2001 when...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2019 file photo Michael Gargiulo listens as his guilty verdicts on all counts are read in Los Angeles Superior Court. A Los Angeles jury will decide whether a man prosecutors have dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" will get a sentence of death or life in prison for the killings of two women and the attempted murder of a third. Closing arguments ended Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, in the penalty phase of the trial of 43-year-old Gargiulo, and jurors will now deliberate his fate. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)
October 18, 2019 - 5:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury recommended the death penalty Friday for a man dubbed "The Boy Next Door Killer" after he was found guilty of two murders and an attempted murder. The victims of 43-year-old Michael Gargiulo included 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin, who was killed on a night in 2001...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2015, file photo, State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, right, listens as U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings speaks during an announcement of the start of the Baltimore Federal Homicide Task Force, in Baltimore. Mosby is not the only Baltimore resident who relied on Cummings for advice. The congressman and civil rights advocate, who died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at 68, mentored countless young people, faith leaders, activists, politicians and others throughout the years. (Lloyd Fox/The Baltimore Sun via AP, File)
October 18, 2019 - 4:50 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The top prosecutor in Baltimore knew exactly where to go for guidance after she made the decision to file charges in an explosive case involving the death of a black man in police custody. She called Rep. Elijah Cummings, her trusted adviser and friend. After that call in May 2015...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2018, file photo, a Dallas Police vehicle is parked near the South Side Flats apartments in Dallas. Former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger fatally shot an unarmed black neighbor whose apartment she said she entered by mistake, believing it to be her own. It’s unclear when Guyger first talked to investigators about the September 2018 shooting, but she was eventually charged and is serving 10 years in prison after being convicted of murder this month. (AP Photo/Ryan Tarinelli, File)
October 18, 2019 - 1:04 pm
After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer's version of what happened. In many states, that so-called cooling off period is carved out in state law or in a police department's contract. That opportunity to take...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2018, file photo, a Dallas Police vehicle is parked near the South Side Flats apartments in Dallas. Former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger fatally shot an unarmed black neighbor whose apartment she said she entered by mistake, believing it to be her own. It’s unclear when Guyger first talked to investigators about the September 2018 shooting, but she was eventually charged and is serving 10 years in prison after being convicted of murder this month. (AP Photo/Ryan Tarinelli, File)
October 18, 2019 - 11:57 am
After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer's version of what happened. In many states, that so-called cooling off period is carved out in state law or in a police department's contract. That opportunity to take...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 photo, flowers lie on the sidewalk in front of the house in Fort Worth, Texas, where a white Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson, a black woman, through a back window of her home. Dean resigned before he could be compelled to undergo questioning. After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer’s version of what happened. (AP Photo/David Kent, File)
October 18, 2019 - 10:23 am
After a police officer fatally shoots someone, it can take days or even weeks before the public or his supervisors hear the officer's version of what happened. In many states, that so-called cooling off period is carved out in state law or in a police department's contract. That opportunity to take...
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October 18, 2019 - 10:07 am
BERLIN (AP) — Austrian police say a 32-year-old social worker has died days after suffering serious stab wounds during an attack at a refugee shelter. Upper Austria police said Friday that a 33-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker is now being investigated on suspicion of two counts of murder. The suspect...
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