Sharpton to speak at funeral of man pinned down by deputiesMarch 27, 2023 GMT
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton will deliver the eulogy at the funeral of a 28-year-old Black man who died after he was pinned to the floor by seven sheriff's deputies and several others while he was being admitted to a mental hospital in Virginia.
Idaho governor signs firing squad execution bill into lawMarch 25, 2023 GMT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Republican Gov. Brad Little signed a bill allowing execution by firing squad, making Idaho the latest state to turn to older methods of capital punishment amid a nationwide shortage of lethal-injection drugs.
Woman accused of homicide, dismemberment ruled fit for trialMarch 24, 2023 GMT
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A woman accused of killing and dismembering a man in Wisconsin is competent to stand trial, a court ruled Friday.
Judge Thomas Walsh issued the ruling and set a July 21 start date for Taylor Schabusiness' trial in Brown County Circuit Court, WLUK-TV reported.
Why murder defendant was free before killings in WashingtonMarch 24, 2023 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Kirkland Warren was out on bail pending a long-delayed murder trial in Arkansas. But when he was arrested in southwestern Washington state early this month on charges that he assaulted his ex-girlfriend and fired a gunshot into her apartment, he quickly posted bond and was released again.
Former ‘Family Feud’ contestant charged in wife’s slayingMarch 24, 2023 GMT
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A former contestant on the long-running television game show “Family Feud” has been charged with first-degree murder and home invasion in the slaying of his estranged wife in western Illinois.
Man pleads guilty to role in Haiti president’s assassinationMarch 24, 2023 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — A convicted drug trafficker pleaded guilty in U.S. federal court Friday to participating in the assassination of Haiti’s president in 2021.
Rodolphe Jaar, 50, pleaded guilty in Miami to conspiring to provide material support, providing material support and conspiring to kidnap and kill President Jovenel Moïse, according to court records.
Indiana man gets 95 years in slaying where body was burnedMarch 24, 2023 GMT
GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana man convicted in a fatal shooting where the victim's body was later driven to Michigan and burned has been sentenced to 95 years in prison.
An Elkhart County judge sentenced Austin Bowlin of Elkhart on Thursday for the slaying of Jeffrey Crapo, 32.
March Madness: Alabama’s Oats not offended by Saban commentsMarch 23, 2023 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alabama coach Nate Oats said Thursday he was not offended by comments Nick Saban made regarding Saban's handling of a football player's arrest in contrast to how the top-ranked Crimson Tide have dealt with the controversy surrounding All-American freshman Brandon Miller.
Court: Arizona governor not required to carry out executionMarch 23, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that state law doesn’t require Gov. Katie Hobbs to carry out the April 6 execution of a prisoner who was convicted of murder.
The decision issued Wednesday marks a legal victory for the newly elected Democratic governor whose office said the state isn’t currently prepared to carry out the death penalty.
Man sentenced in girlfriend’s slaying; remains found buriedMarch 23, 2023 GMT
COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana man has been sentenced in the death of his live-in girlfriend whose remains were found in a shallow grave.
A judge on Thursday ordered Patrick Doyle, 40, to serve 85 years in prison, Bartholomew County Prosecutor Lindsey Holden-Kay said.
Man charged in death of fiance who went missing in 2011March 23, 2023 GMT
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The fiance of an art student who went missing nearly 12 years ago has been indicted on two counts of murder in her death.
John Carter, 34, of Hamilton, was arrested Wednesday and remains in the Butler County Jail.
Former police detective convicted of killing wifeMarch 23, 2023 GMT
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts police detective has been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death nearly five years ago of his wife, which was originally ruled a suicide.
Otieno family attorneys push back against officers’ defenseMarch 22, 2023 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As a video was released publicly this week showing sheriff’s deputies and employees of a Virginia mental hospital pinning Irvo Otieno to the floor, attorneys for several of the defendants charged with second-degree murder in his death began to weigh in to defend their clients.
Man guilty of killing Kenosha man whose body never foundMarch 22, 2023 GMT
KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A jury Wednesday convicted a man of homicide, hiding a corpse and stalking in the death of a romantic rival whose body has never been found.
The Kenosha County deliberated about 10 hours over two days before finding Zachariah Anderson, 42, of Mequon guilty of killing his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend, 40-year-old Rosalio Gutierrez, on May 17, 2020, inside the victim's Kenosha apartment.
Ex-Haitian mayor found liable in killings charged with fraudMarch 22, 2023 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — A former Haitian mayor was criminally charged Wednesday with lying on his application to become a legal resident of the U.S., just one day after he was found liable for a killing and two attempted slayings in his homeland.
Murdaugh trial gives unsolved death investigation a boostMarch 22, 2023 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) —
A mother whose son was found dead in the middle of a South Carolina road eight years ago is opening a private investigation into his death after raising almost $90,000 amid the publicity surrounding the murder trial of Alex Murdaugh.
Brazil police foil gang plot targeting Carwash judge MoroMarch 22, 2023 GMT
SAO PAULO (AP) — Federal police raided locations in several states Wednesday to crack down on a gang accused of plotting assassinations and kidnappings of public officials including a former judge who presided over Brazil’s biggest corruption case.
Mexico rights agency: 4 soldiers killed unarmed menMarch 22, 2023 GMT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s governmental human rights agency said four soldiers opened fire without justification on a pickup truck in the border city of Nuevo Laredo last month, killing five men and wounding another.
UK opens inquiry into unlawful killing claims in AfghanistanMarch 22, 2023 GMT
LONDON (AP) — A senior judge launched an independent inquiry Wednesday to investigate whether U.K. military police covered up or did not properly probe allegations of unlawful killings by British armed forces in Afghanistan from 2010 to 2013.
Race issues dog ‘wild card’ prosecutor in Ronald Greene caseMarch 22, 2023 GMT
FARMERVILLE, La. (AP) — In this conservative corner of northern Louisiana, where reverence for law enforcement runs deep and Blue Lives Matter flags often fly alongside the Stars and Stripes, the case of five white officers charged in the deadly 2019 arrest of Black motorist Ronald Greene is seen as anything but a slam dunk.
German group sues Facebook owner Meta over death threatsMarch 22, 2023 GMT
BERLIN (AP) — A prominent German environmental group said Wednesday that it's suing Facebook's parent company Meta over persistent death threats posted on the social network against its staff.
Environmental Action Germany, known by its German acronym DUH, says Meta has failed to take steps to stop the threats of violence regularly directed at DUH director Juergen Resch and others in a Facebook group with more than 50,000 members.
Man sentenced to 30 years after police officer shot friendMarch 22, 2023 GMT
WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — LaKeith Smith was 15 when a police officer shot and killed his friend when the teens were caught burglarizing homes in Alabama, but it is Smith who will spend decades in prison for his friend's death.
Lead Derek Chauvin prosecutor appointed to be state judgeMarch 21, 2023 GMT
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One of the state's lead prosecutors who helped convict Derek Chauvin of murder in the May 2020 killing of George Floyd has been appointed as a judge in Hennepin County, Minnesota's governor announced Tuesday.
Judge says no death penalty for mom in triple murder caseMarch 21, 2023 GMT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A woman charged with conspiracy and murder in connection with the deaths of her two children and her new husband's late wife will no longer face the death penalty, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Missouri man dubbed ‘Package Killer’ admits to 2 murdersMarch 21, 2023 GMT
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri man dubbed the “Package Killer” for his method of disposing bodies received two life sentences Tuesday after admitting to killing two women in the St. Louis area more than 30 years ago.
Killing of Kurds in northern Syria sparks protests, tensionsMarch 21, 2023 GMT
JINDERIS, Syria (AP) — Thousands of Kurds took to the streets of the earthquake-ravaged Syrian town of Jinderis on Tuesday to protest the killing of four men as they lit a fire to celebrate the Kurdish new year the night before.
2 arrested in Michigan charged in Kansas double homicideMarch 21, 2023 GMT
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two people arrested over the weekend in Michigan have been charged with killing a Kansas couple while stealing their car.
Online court records show that 33-year-old Steven Pierce was charged Tuesday and 29-year-old Kallie Peters on Monday with two counts of first-degree murder, aggravated robbery and theft.
Cyprus court: Briton freely confessed to wife’s killingMarch 21, 2023 GMT
PAPHOS, Cyprus (AP) — A Cyprus criminal court on Tuesday rejected a defense argument that a British man’s confession to killing his ailing wife was unlawfully obtained, because he was in no frame of mind to speak to police without a lawyer present.
Jury convicts 3 of murder in death of rapper XXXTentacionMarch 21, 2023 GMT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Three men were found guilty of first-degree murder on Monday in the 2018 killing of star rapper XXXTentacion, who was shot outside a South Florida motorcycle shop while being robbed of $50,000.
Australia charges ex-soldier with murder over Afghan killingMarch 21, 2023 GMT
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Police have charged the first Australian veteran with murder for a killing in Afghanistan three years after a war crimes investigation found that 19 Australian special forces soldiers could face charges for illegal conduct.
Idaho poised to allow firing-squad executions in some casesMarch 20, 2023 GMT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho is poised to allow firing squads to execute condemned inmates when the state can't get lethal-injection drugs, under a bill the Legislature passed Monday with a veto-proof majority.
Ex-caregiver sentenced in pushing death of elderly manMarch 20, 2023 GMT
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A former employee at a North Dakota care center was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for the death of an elderly resident.
Rachel Cooper, 60, pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the August 2021 death of 78-year-old Gary Pearson.
Judge delays next week’s execution of Texas death row inmateMarch 20, 2023 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — Next week's scheduled execution of a Texas death row inmate who was convicted in the killing of another prisoner was delayed by a judge.
Anibal Canales Jr., 58, had been set to be executed March 29 for the July 1997 strangling death of another inmate, Gary Dickerson, at the Telford state prison, which is located near New Boston in northeast Texas.
Allegheny D.A. seeks death penalty in officer’s killingMarch 19, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors say they plan to seek the death penalty if they win a first-degree murder conviction against a man charged in last month's shooting death of one police officer and the wounding of another in McKeesport, Pennsylvania.
Man accused of homemade air gun murder of ex-lover convictedMarch 19, 2023 GMT
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania man accused of having used a homemade high-pressure air gun to kill a neighbor with whom he had had an affair has been convicted of first-degree murder.
Man sentenced to life in slaying of 2 kids, wounding of 1March 19, 2023 GMT
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has sentenced a man to life in prison without parole after rejecting his insanity defense in the shooting deaths of two of his girlfriend's three young sons and the wounding of the third.
Prosecutor to release video of death of man in custodyMarch 18, 2023 GMT
DINWIDDIE, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors plan next week to release the video that led authorities in Virginia to charge seven deputies and three state mental hospital employees with second-degree murder in the death of a handcuffed and shackled man.
7 deputies charged with murder in the death of Irvo OtienoMarch 17, 2023 GMT
DINWIDDIE, Va. (AP) — Video from a state mental hospital shows a Black Virginia man who was handcuffed and shackled being pinned to the ground by seven deputies who are now facing second-degree murder charges in his death, according to relatives of the man and their attorneys who viewed the footage Thursday.
6 women who went missing in Mexico were killed, burnedMarch 17, 2023 GMT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Prosecutors in Mexico confirmed Friday that six women who went missing on March 7 were killed and their bodies burned by a gang of armed men.
It was one of the largest collective killings of a group of women in recent years in Mexico.
Michigan police urge public to help solve murders of 3 menMarch 17, 2023 GMT
HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (AP) — The deaths of three men who were missing for days resulted from gang violence, Michigan State Police said Friday, six weeks after their bodies were found in a building near Detroit.
14-year-old boy arrested in Mexico for murder of 8March 17, 2023 GMT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities have arrested a 14-year-old boy nicknamed “El Chapito” for the drug-related killing of eight people near Mexico City, the federal Public Safety Department said Thursday.
Review: Ben Platt returns to Broadway in a muddied ‘Parade’March 17, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — There's little respite for Ben Platt once the new Broadway revival of the dark musical “Parade” begins. Even during intermission, he remains onstage, sitting in a jail cell.
Some patrons during the break may come close to the stage and take photos of him as they stretch or before a quick restroom stop.
Jury deliberations to resume Monday in XXXTentacion killingMarch 16, 2023 GMT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Jury deliberations for the trial of three men accused of murdering rising rap star XXXTentacion during a 2018 robbery will resume Monday after the panel finished a seventh day of deliberations Thursday without reaching a verdict.
Arizona governor blasted for plans to defy execution orderMarch 16, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs is being criticized by a victim’s sister and a powerful county prosecutor for her plans to defy a court order to execute a prisoner next month for his conviction in a 2002 killing.
Rap artist Hurricane Chris acquitted in man’s deathMarch 15, 2023 GMT
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Louisiana jury has acquitted rapper Hurricane Chris, known for the hit “A Bay Bay,” in the 2020 death of a man shot several times at a gas station in Shreveport.
The panel late Tuesday found the 34-year-old artist, whose real name is Christopher Dooley, not guilty of second-degree murder in the slaying of Danzeria Farris Jr., 32, and illegal possession of stolen things, news outlets reported.
Florida man guilty in 2019 fatal shooting of 5 women at bankMarch 15, 2023 GMT
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting five women at a small-town bank branch in 2019 and will face either life in prison or a death sentence during the penalty phase next year.
Virginia deputies charged in man’s death at mental hospitalMarch 14, 2023 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Seven Virginia sheriff's office employees have been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of a 28-year-old man at a state mental hospital last week, a local prosecutor said Tuesday.
Five years after Rio councilwoman slain, questions and hopeMarch 14, 2023 GMT
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Relatives and supporters gathered Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro to mark five years since the assassination of Black, bisexual city councilwoman Marielle Franco amid hope that investigations into her death will accelerate under Brazil’s new leftist president.
Trial opens in shooting death of off-duty Pittsburgh officerMarch 14, 2023 GMT
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trial has begun in western Pennsylvania in the death of an off-duty Pittsburgh police officer shot and killed in a street confrontation more than 3 1/2 years ago.
Christian Bey, 34, is charged with homicide in Allegheny County in the July 2019 shooting that killed 36-year-old Officer Calvin Hall after an apparent dispute at a Homewood block party.
Army, resistance trade accusations over Myanmar killingsMarch 14, 2023 GMT
BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s military government has denied reports of a new mass killing of civilians by its troops, instead blaming pro-democracy resistance groups for the deaths of more than 20 people, including three Buddhist monks and a woman.
Today in History: March 14, Eli Whitney patents cotton ginMarch 14, 2023 GMT
Today in History
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Mississippi man’s death prompts calls for federal probeMarch 13, 2023 GMT
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The family of a Mississippi man whose dismembered body was found in November said his newly released autopsy report shows he was murdered, and they called for a federal investigation into the case Monday.
5 dead, 3 wounded in attack on Nicaraguan indigenous groupMarch 13, 2023 GMT
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Local authorities said Monday that at least five members of a Nicaraguan indigenous group were killed and three others wounded in an attack by suspected settlers over the weekend.
DeSantis sets execution for ‘ninja killer’ in 1989 murdersMarch 13, 2023 GMT
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A man convicted of a 1989 double slaying in Florida for which he was dubbed the “ninja killer” is set for execution next month under a death warrant signed Monday by Republican Gov.
Louisiana teen convicted in death of basketball playerMarch 12, 2023 GMT
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A northwest Louisiana teen has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of a star high school basketball player.
Local news outlets report that Shamichael Antonio Pearson, 19, was convicted by Caddo Parish jurors on Thursday in fatal shooting of Devin Dewayne Myers.
Ohio judge to decide on insanity defense in child slayingsMarch 12, 2023 GMT
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge is scheduled to decide this week on the validity of the insanity defense submitted by a man charged with fatally shooting two of his girlfriend's three young sons and wounding the third.
Indictment links 3 murders to southeast Georgia prison gangMarch 12, 2023 GMT
GLENNVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Grand jurors have indicted three people in the murder of a guard at a troubled southeast Georgia prison, making it the third murder outside prison walls attributed to a gang.
2 plead in 2021 fight, slaying outside cheesesteak shopMarch 12, 2023 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man and a woman have pleaded guilty in a fight and shooting death outside a well-known Philadelphia cheesesteak shop almost two years ago.
Paul Burkert, 37, of Reading pleaded guilty last week to voluntary manslaughter and a firearms charge in the July 2021 shooting death of 22-year-old David Padro Jr.
Suspect charged after 3 found bound, shot in head in OhioMarch 12, 2023 GMT
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man has been charged with aggravated murder in the case of three men who were bound and gagged and then shot in the head before their bodies were dumped in two places in Ohio.
Copley Township police said Elias Gudino, 58, is charged with one count of aggravated murder and one count of attempted aggravated murder with additional charges pending.
85-year-old convicted of murder incompetent for sentencingMarch 11, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An 85-year-old suburban Kansas City man convicted of killing an attorney is not competent to move forward with sentencing, a judge has ruled.
David Jungerman will be committed to the Missouri Department of Mental Health, and his competency will be reevaluated in six months following the ruling on Friday, KCTV-TV reported.
Ex-Alabama player Miles indicted on capital murder chargesMarch 10, 2023 GMT
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama basketball player Darius Miles and another man have been indicted by a grand jury on capital murder charges for the January shooting death of a 23-year-old woman near campus, defense lawyers confirmed to The Associated Press on Friday.
No verdict yet in trial of XXXTentacion’s accused killersMarch 10, 2023 GMT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Jurors in the trial of three men accused of murdering rising rap star XXXTentacion outside a motorcycle dealership nearly five years ago failed to reach a verdict Friday, meaning they will resume next week.
Judge to allow 8-year-old to testify at double-murder trialMarch 10, 2023 GMT
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy who was inside an apartment where two people were fatally shot will be allowed to testify at the suspect's murder trial next week after proving to a judge that he understands the difference between the truth and a lie.
Texas executes inmate for killing 4 during drug robberyMarch 10, 2023 GMT
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas has executed an inmate convicted of the drug-related killings of four people more than 30 years ago, including a woman who was 9-months pregnant.
Arthur Brown Jr., 52, insisted he was innocent before receiving a lethal injection Thursday evening at the state penitentiary in Huntsville.
Attorneys appeal Alex Murdaugh’s convictions, life sentenceMarch 10, 2023 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys for Alex Murdaugh on Thursday filed a notice to appeal his convictions for the murder of his wife and son along with his life sentence.
No verdict yet in trial of XXXTentacion’s accused killersMarch 9, 2023 GMT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Jurors in the trial of three men accused of murdering rising rap star XXXTentacion outside a motorcycle dealership nearly five years ago failed to reach a verdict Thursday, meaning deliberations will enter a third day.
Oregon man pleads guilty to killing racial justice protesterMarch 9, 2023 GMT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man who shot five people, killing one, during a small racial justice protest in Portland, Oregon, last year pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charges on Wednesday, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported.
Transnistria accuses Ukraine of trying to kill its presidentMarch 9, 2023 GMT
MOSCOW (AP) — Moldova's breakaway region of Transnistria, which has close ties to Moscow and hosts Russian troops, claimed Thursday it has thwarted an assassination attempt on its president allegedly organized by Ukraine's national security service.
Veterans testify of ‘catastrophic’ impact of Afghan collapseMarch 9, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Active-service members and veterans provided firsthand testimony Wednesday about the chaotic U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, describing in harrowing detail the carnage and death they witnessed on the ground while imploring Congress to help the allies left behind.
Illinois man charged in Wisconsin woman’s death 23 years agoMarch 9, 2023 GMT
RACINE, Wis. (AP) — DNA and genetic testing have led to the arrest of an Illinois man in the 23-year-old strangling death of a woman in southeastern Wisconsin, police said Wednesday.
Lucas Alonso, 66, of Zion, Illinois, was detained in Racine on Monday and charged with first-degree homicide in the slaying of 37-year-old Linda Fields, Racine police said.
Jury deliberations begin for XXXTentacion’s accused killersMarch 8, 2023 GMT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Jury deliberations began Wednesday in the trial of three men accused of murdering rising rap star XXXTentacion during a 2018 robbery outside a Florida motorcycle shop after the alleged gunman's attorney argued that DNA evidence proves his client and another man are innocent.
Texas inmate executed for killing wife and her daughterMarch 8, 2023 GMT
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas inmate convicted of fatally stabbing his estranged wife and drowning her 6-year-old daughter in a bathtub nearly 14 years ago was executed on Tuesday.
Gary Green, 51, received a lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville.
2 convicted in torture-murder of 10-year-old California boyMarch 8, 2023 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of a 10-year-old boy and her boyfriend were found guilty Tuesday of torturing and murdering the Southern California child, who was beaten, brutalized and starved.
Heather Barron, 33, and Kareem Leiva, 37, were convicted by the judge in a non-jury trial of first-degree murder involving torture.
Suspect in woman’s kidnapping, death enters not guilty pleaMarch 8, 2023 GMT
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man accused of the 2019 kidnapping and killing of the stepdaughter of a UFC fighter has pleaded not guilty to all charges in the case, authorities said.
Murder charge for DC officer in death of man asleep in carMarch 7, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington, D.C., police sergeant has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the fatal August 2021 shooting of a man who had been found asleep in his car.
Man serving life sentence admits to 1990 Missouri slayingMarch 7, 2023 GMT
ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A prisoner who has been behind bars for decades for a St. Louis-area killing has pleaded guilty to one of four other deaths he has been linked to by prosecutors.
Gary Muehlberg, 73, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison Monday in the 1990 death of 21-year-old Sandy Little, the St.
Prosecutor calls XXXTentacion’s alleged killers ‘predators’March 7, 2023 GMT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor told jurors during closing arguments Tuesday that three men on trial for the 2018 slaying of rapper XXXTentacion were “predators” who waited outside a motorcycle shop to rob and shoot the rising star, escaping with $50,000.
Man faces execution in death of estranged wife, her daughterMarch 7, 2023 GMT
HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas inmate is facing scheduled execution Tuesday evening for fatally stabbing his estranged wife and drowning her 6-year-old daughter in a bathtub nearly 14 years ago.
Gary Green, 51, is set to receive a lethal injection for the September 2009 deaths of Lovetta Armstead, 32, and her daughter, Jazzmen Montgomery, at their home in Dallas.
Myanmar army killed 17 people in 2 villages, residents sayMarch 7, 2023 GMT
BANGKOK (AP) — Soldiers in Myanmar rampaged through several villages, raping, beheading and killing at least 17 people, residents said, in the latest of what critics of the ruling military say are a series of war crimes since the army seized power two years ago.