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A northern Arizona man has been resentenced in the rape and murder of a woman who was hitchhiking near Steamboat.
Monica McBride, right, reacts to photos of her deceased daughter during the Theodore Wafer trial before Judge Dana Hathaway at Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in Detroit on Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Kim Pham, 23, was beaten outside of a Santa Ana nightclub and died in the hospital days later after she was taken off life support on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
A doctor who was grazed by gunfire from a patient in his office at a suburban hospital on Thursday helped stop him by apparently returning fire with his own weapon and severely injuring him, but not before a caseworker was killed, authorities said.
A man accused of killing the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has pleaded not guilty for an alleged attack on the boy's mother.
A gunman opened fire inside a hospital psychiatric unit on Thursday, leaving one hospital employee dead and a second injured before being critically wounded himself, a prosecutor said.
A man initially charged with murder in an Orangeburg County shooting death has taken a plea deal and will spend eight years in prison.
Authorities say the case of two murder victims who went unidentified for 19 years has been cracked with the arrest of a 70-year-old Ohio man accused of killing his wife.
A Michigan jury has convicted a man of murder for fatally shooting two men in a Saginaw halfway house last year.
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the US.
Three teenagers have been charged with murder in the Friday night slayings. Police say the men were attacked while sleeping in a vacant lot and beaten beyond recognition with cinderblocks, bricks and a metal pole.
Philip Chism, a 15-year-old Massachusetts boy accused of raping and killing his math teacher in a high school bathroom, was arraigned Wednesday on attempted murder charges stemming from a separate attack on a female youth services clinician.
The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday that witnesses reported seeing the suspect shooting the exotic bird with a pellet gun on July 9. Witnesses say the bird was standing in a driveway and the man fired from the driver's seat of the silver Mercedes sedan.
A defense lawyer says a Detroit-area man who killed a young, unarmed woman on his porch heard "boom, boom, boom" at last four separate times before he opened the door and shot her in the face.
Sheriff Quinn Colson has been working to clean up corruption and injustice in Ace Atkins' compelling crime fiction series, but he can't change the past of Jericho, Mississippi, when he's faced with a decades-old crime that leads to scrutiny of his own past in "The Forsaken."
A Somali police official says gunmen have killed a Somali lawmaker in a drive-by shooting in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 06:35 am
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