Violent crime

Troy police investigate multiple deaths at 158 Second Ave. on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, in Troy, N.Y. Police say four people have been found dead and may have been killed in an apartment in New York's capital region. The bodies were discovered Tuesday afternoon in a basement apartment in a house in Troy, a city near Albany. Troy police say the deaths are being treated as suspicious. (Lori Van Buren/The Albany Times Union via AP)
December 28, 2017 - 6:42 pm
A city youth group was planning grief counseling and police renewed a plea Thursday for people to come forward with any information leading to the killer of two women and two young children in what the police chief called the worst act of "savagery" he's seen in four decades on the job. Troy police...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2017, file photo, Johanna Morrow plays the didgeridoo during a memorial service for Justine Damond in Minneapolis. Damond was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police Officer Mohamed Noor on July 15, 2017 after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault near her home. Minnesota Prosecutor Mike Freeman who had promised a decision by year's end, said Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, he needs more time to decide whether to charge the police officer in the death of Damond. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP, File)
December 28, 2017 - 6:28 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday that he needs more time to decide whether to charge a police officer who fatally shot an Australian woman after she called 911 for help. Minneapolis Officer Mohamed Noor shot 40-year-old life coach Justine Ruszczyk Damond in July, just minutes...
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Troy police investigate multiple deaths at 158 Second Ave. on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, in Troy, N.Y. Police say four people have been found dead and may have been killed in an apartment in New York's capital region. The bodies were discovered Tuesday afternoon in a basement apartment in a house in Troy, a city near Albany. Troy police say the deaths are being treated as suspicious. (Lori Van Buren/The Albany Times Union via AP)
December 28, 2017 - 6:07 pm
TROY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a quadruple homicide in upstate New York (all times local): 6:05 p.m. The sister of a woman who was found slain along with her two young children and her lesbian lover in an upstate New York basement apartment says she's now raising the woman's only remaining son...
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December 28, 2017 - 6:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a shooting that was sparked by a fight at a party in the Bronx has left one teenager dead and another injured. Police say the shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in the borough's Van Nest section. Investigators say a 16-year-old boy and a 17-year-...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2017, file photo, Johanna Morrow plays the didgeridoo during a memorial service for Justine Damond in Minneapolis. Damond was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police Officer Mohamed Noor on July 15, 2017 after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault near her home. Minnesota Prosecutor Mike Freeman who had promised a decision by year's end, said Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, he needs more time to decide whether to charge the police officer in the death of Damond. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP, File)
December 28, 2017 - 5:00 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday that he needs more time to decide whether to charge a police officer who fatally shot an Australian after she called 911 for help. Minneapolis Officer Mohamed Noor shot 40-year-old life coach Justine Ruszczyk Damond on July 15, just minutes...
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Troy police investigate multiple deaths at 158 Second Ave. on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, in Troy, N.Y. Police say four people have been found dead and may have been killed in an apartment in New York's capital region. The bodies were discovered Tuesday afternoon in a basement apartment in a house in Troy, a city near Albany. Troy police say the deaths are being treated as suspicious. (Lori Van Buren/The Albany Times Union via AP)
December 28, 2017 - 1:55 pm
TROY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on a quadruple homicide in upstate New York (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A pastor says a woman and her two children among four people killed in an upstate New York basement apartment were much loved and respected in the neighborhood. The Rev. Jackie Robinson is a member...
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December 28, 2017 - 1:15 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The former owner of a Russian candy factory in Moscow who killed a security guard has been ordered to remain in jail pending an investigation. Investigators said Ilya Averyanov argued with the factory's new owner and then took out a hunting rifle and opened fire, killing the guard and...
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December 28, 2017 - 11:13 am
TROY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say they're preparing to release the names of a woman, her two children and a second woman who were found slain this week inside their upstate New York apartment. The Troy Police Department says Thursday that the names and photos of the victims will be released "in the...
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December 28, 2017 - 9:03 am
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Sentencing has been delayed for one of two New York men charged in a shooting that left one person dead and another wounded in Bangor, Maine. Police say 38-year-old Robert Kennedy was killed and another man wounded on Nov. 27, 2015. Law enforcement officials say the shots were...
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In this Dec. 27, 2017 photo. a customer leaves a drugstore in Kandel, Germany. Flowers and candles lie in front of the entrance. A 15-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker is in custody in Germany after allegedly fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, a German of the same age, in the drugstore. Police say the stabbing followed what appeared to be an argument between the two Wednesday in Kandel, near the French border. (Andreas Arnold/dpa via AP)
December 28, 2017 - 8:04 am
BERLIN (AP) — A 15-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker is in custody in Germany after allegedly fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, a German of the same age, in a drugstore. Authorities say the stabbing followed an apparently chance meeting between the two on Wednesday in Kandel, near the French border...
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