Homicide

Attorney General William Barr speaks during a roundtable with President Donald Trump about America's seniors, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Monday, June 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 16, 2020 - 12:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has set new dates to begin executing federal death-row inmates following a monthslong legal battle over the plan to resume the executions for the first time since 2003. Attorney General William Barr directed the federal Bureau of Prisons to schedule the...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, Joseph James DeAngelo, charged with being the Golden State Killer, appears in Sacramento County Superior Court in Sacramento, Calif. DeAngelo, accused of being the rapist and killer who terrorized California residents in the 1970s and 1980s, has agreed to plead guilty to dozens of crimes in return for being spared the death penalty, a law enforcement source and a victim's relative said Monday, June 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
June 15, 2020 - 10:31 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man accused of being the rapist and killer who terrorized California residents in the 1970s and 1980s has agreed to plead guilty to dozens of crimes in return for being spared the death penalty, a law enforcement source and a victim's relative said Monday. Joseph...
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Family members of Rayshard Brooks attend a news conference on Monday, June 15, 2020, in Atlanta. The Brooks family and their attorneys spoke to the media days after Brooks was shot and killed by police at a Wendy's restaurant parking lot in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Ron Harris)
June 15, 2020 - 9:55 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Pleading through tears Monday, the family of a black man killed by Atlanta police outside a drive-thru demanded changes in the criminal justice system and called on protesters to refrain from violence amid heightened tensions across the U.S. three weeks after George Floyd's death in...
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Attorney General William Barr speaks during a roundtable with President Donald Trump about America's seniors, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Monday, June 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 15, 2020 - 7:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has set new dates to begin executing federal death-row inmates following a monthslong legal battle over the plan to resume the executions for the first time since 2003. Attorney General William Barr directed the federal Bureau of Prisons to schedule the...
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FILE - In this file frame from May 25, 2020, video provided by Darnella Frazier, a Minneapolis officer kneels on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed man who was pleading that he could not breathe. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (Darnella Frazier via AP, File)
June 15, 2020 - 7:09 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 911 dispatcher who was apparently watching in real time as a Minneapolis police officer pressed a knee into the neck of George Floyd called a supervisor to tell him what she saw, not caring if it made her look like a “snitch," according to a recording of the call made public...
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This screen grab taken from body camera video provided by the Atlanta Police Department shows Rayshard Brooks speaking with Officer Garrett Rolfe in the parking lot of a Wendy's restaurant, late Friday, June 12, 2020, in Atlanta. Rolfe has been fired following the fatal shooting of Brooks and a second officer has been placed on administrative duty. (Atlanta Police Department via AP)
June 15, 2020 - 6:28 pm
It started off as routine: a man asleep in his car in a fast-food drive-thru. But it rapidly spun out of control when Atlanta police tried to handcuff and arrest Rayshard Brooks for being intoxicated. Video of the scene from late Friday shows the 27-year-old black man wrestling with two white...
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FILE - This June 11, 2019 file photo of a poster showing Verona Gunn is displayed during a press conference in Chicago.. Verona Gunn was an 84-year-old woman killed last May when two Chicago Police vehicles slammed into a car she was riding in. Crashes involving Chicago police vehicles that killed Gunn and a young mother last week, highlight the dangers of police speeding to crime scenes or during car chases. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford File)
June 15, 2020 - 11:04 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A tragic chain of events that led to the death of a retired elementary teacher in Chicago started when a police officer confronted a man in a West Side alley. After issuing a call for help, the officer could be heard over the police radio screaming, “Drop the gun!” Three minutes...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 1, 2004 file photo, Sudanese displaced women gather at the Zam Zam refugee camp just outside the town of El-Fashir in the Darfour region of Sudan, during a visit by U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan. Sudanese militia leader Ali Kushayb, who is charged with 50 crimes against humanity and war crimes related to the conflict in Darfur, has been arrested more than 13 years after a warrant was issued for him, authorities said Tuesday, June 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo, File)
June 15, 2020 - 7:55 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An alleged Sudanese militia leader charged with more than 50 crimes against humanity and war crimes in the Darfur conflict appeared Monday before a judge at the International Criminal Court for the first time since his transfer to the court last week and said the...
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Demonstrators react after getting onto I75 and shutting down the interstate in Atlanta, Saturday, June 13, 2020, in response to the death of Rayshard Brooks, a black man who was shot and killed by Atlanta police Friday evening following a struggle in a Wendy's drive-thru line. (Ben Gray/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
June 13, 2020 - 10:43 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's police chief resigned Saturday hours after a black man was fatally shot by an officer in a struggle following a field sobriety test. Authorities said the slain man had grabbed an officer's Taser, but was running away when he was shot. Police Chief Erika Shields stepped down...
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June 13, 2020 - 8:50 pm
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in the Southern California city of Palmdale are investigating the death of a 24-year-old black man found hanging from a tree near City Hall, which they originally described as an apparent suicide, prompting outrage in the community. A passerby reported seeing...
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