Violent crime

FILE - This photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Michael Brandon Samra. His attorney has asked the governor to halt his Thursday, May 16, 2019 lethal injection while a Kentucky court weighs the appropriateness of the death penalty for people who were under 21 at the time of their crimes. Samra was 19 when he participated in the 1997 slayings in Shelby County of four people, including two children. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
May 16, 2019 - 11:34 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The lawyer for an Alabama inmate set for lethal injection in a quadruple killing that occurred after a dispute over a pickup truck said he doesn't plan last-minute appeals to block the execution set for Thursday night. Steven Sears told The Associated Press in an email that...
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In this Wednesday, May 15, 2019 photo, people wait as authorities investigate the scene of a shooting at the Valley Transit Center in Appleton, Wis. A firefighter responding to a medical emergency was killed in the shooting at a Wisconsin bus station that left several others injured, officials said. (Dan Powers/The Post-Crescent via AP)
May 16, 2019 - 11:08 am
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A firefighter responding to a medical emergency was killed in a shooting at a Wisconsin bus station that left three others injured, officials said. The shooting happened after police and firefighters responded to a medical emergency around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Valley Transit...
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May 16, 2019 - 9:39 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A pregnant woman who had gone to a Chicago home in response to a Facebook offer of free baby clothes was strangled and her baby cut from her womb, police and family members said. Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui's infant son was hospitalized in grave condition, and three people at the home...
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May 15, 2019 - 10:41 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A body found behind a home on Chicago's Southwest Side has been identified by the Cook County medical examiner's office Wednesday as that of a 19-year-old pregnant woman who disappeared last month. The body of Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui was discovered after several people were taken...
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Pallbearer guide the casket to a waiting hearse after the memorial service for Kendrick Castillo, who was killed in the assault on the STEM Highlands Ranch School, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 15, 2019 - 10:27 pm
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Nearly 2,000 people turned out Wednesday for a memorial service to honor the Colorado teenager who was killed while charging one of the two gunmen who opened fire inside a high school and shot nine people just days before graduation. A line of Jeeps and trucks...
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Authorities conduct a raid on the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. A police commander says a search at the Catholic Diocese of Dallas began when an investigation into child sexual abuse allegations against a former priest uncovered claims against others. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 8:44 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Investigators who were "thwarted" during earlier investigations of child sexual abuse by priests on Wednesday searched the offices of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas to obtain evidence of sexual misconduct, according to a police commander and police records. Investigators searched the...
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In this still image taken from security video and provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, a woman shoves a 74-year-old man off a public transit bus on March 21, 2019. The man, Serge Fournier, hit his head on the sidewalk and died a month later. The Clark County coroner ruled his death a homicide resulting from his injuries. Cadesha Michelle Bishop was arrested Monday, May 13, 2019, and is scheduled to appear in court on May 21. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 7:52 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas have released security video they say shows a woman shoving a 74-year-old man off a public bus after witnesses say he asked her to be nice to other passengers. The video shows Serge Fournier landing face-first on a sidewalk east of downtown on March 21. He died...
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In this still image taken from security video and provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, a woman shoves a 74-year-old man off a public transit bus on March 21, 2019. The man, Serge Fournier, hit his head on the sidewalk and died a month later. The Clark County coroner ruled his death a homicide resulting from his injuries. Cadesha Michelle Bishop was arrested Monday, May 13, 2019, and is scheduled to appear in court on May 21. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 7:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas have released security video they say shows a woman shoving a 74-year-old man off a public bus after witnesses say he asked her to be nice to other passengers. The video shows Serge Fournier landing face-first on a sidewalk east of downtown on March 21. He died...
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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Army shows U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar Green Beret, who died from non-combat related injuries in Mali in June 2017. The attorney for Navy SEAL Adam Matthews, one of four U.S. servicemen charged in the death of Melgar, said Matthews will plead guilty Thursday, May 16, 2019, to hazing, assault and other charges. But a murder charge will be dropped. (U.S. Army via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 6:53 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A U.S. Navy SEAL is expected to formally accept a plea deal on Thursday for his role in the 2017 strangulation death of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa. Navy SEAL Adam Matthews is one for four U.S. service members charged with murder and related counts in the death of Army...
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In this still image taken from security video and provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, a woman shoves a 74-year-old man off a public transit bus on March 21, 2019. The man, Serge Fournier, hit his head on the sidewalk and died a month later. The Clark County coroner ruled his death a homicide resulting from his injuries. Cadesha Michelle Bishop was arrested Monday, May 13, 2019, and is scheduled to appear in court on May 21. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 6:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas have released security video they say shows a woman shoving a 74-year-old man off a public bus after witnesses say he asked her to be nice to other passengers. The video shows Serge Fournier landing face-first on a sidewalk east of downtown on March 21. He died...
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