Homicide

A protester holds a poster reading "Tired of" during a rally in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down on Feb. 27, 2015 near the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
February 29, 2020 - 8:47 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of people marched on a central Moscow boulevard Saturday in remembrance of a Russian opposition leader who was gunned down five years ago while walking on a bridge adjacent to the Kremlin. The march also protested proposed changes to the Russian Constitution that opponents...
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Defendant Willie Cory Godbolt, center, reacts after he is sentenced to death for each of four counts of capital murder at the Pike County Courthouse in Magnolia, Miss., Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Pictured with Godbolt are defense attorneys Alison Steiner, left, and Katherine Poor, right. On Tuesday, Godbolt was convicted of killing eight people in May 2017, in Brookhaven. (Donna Campbell/The Daily Leader via AP, Pool)
February 27, 2020 - 11:42 pm
MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man was given four death sentences by a jury on Thursday, hours after he spoke in court and blamed the devil for his actions the night eight people were shot to death. Willie Cory Godbolt, 37, was convicted Tuesday of the May 2017 slayings of eight people. Four...
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Gabriel Natale Hjorth attends the opening of the trial for the killing of Italian policeman Mario Cerciello Rega in Rome, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. American teenagers Finnegan Lee Elder and Gabriel Christian Natale-Hjorth are being tried for killing the officer. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)
February 26, 2020 - 3:31 pm
ROME (AP) — Two former schoolmates from California sat impassively in a crowded courtroom Wednesday for the start of their trial for the murder of a plainclothes Italian policeman while they were vacationing in Rome last summer. In pre-trial court documents, prosecutors alleged that Finnegan Lee...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn speaks at the National Action Network South Carolina Ministers' Breakfast, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in North Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 26, 2020 - 10:59 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It took several weeks and about two dozen emails before Amy Klobuchar agreed to sit down with the president of the progressive racial justice organization Color of Change for his videotaped podcast on the 2020 presidential race, just as almost every other candidate has done. The...
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February 26, 2020 - 9:42 am
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man who was holding his granddaughter before she fell from a cruise ship window and plunged to her death in Puerto Rico said he has agreed to a plea deal "to help end part of this nightmare." Salvatore Anello filed documents Monday in a Puerto Rico court to change...
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This undated Department of Motor Vehicles photo provided by the Maryland Heights Police Department shows Michael J. Honkomp. Honkomp has been charged with first-degree murder after he shot and killed a worker at a crowded suburban St. Louis community center before an officer who was outside the building rushed in and opened fire on the gunman, possibly preventing a much larger tragedy, authorities said Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (Maryland Heights Police Department via AP)
February 26, 2020 - 7:18 am
MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) — A part-time janitor has been charged with first-degree murder after he shot and killed a worker at a crowded suburban St. Louis community center before an officer who was outside the building rushed in and opened fire on the gunman, possibly preventing a much larger...
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February 25, 2020 - 12:04 pm
SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — Roy Lewis Norris one of the so-called “Tool Box Killers,” who preyed on teenage girls in Southern California more than 40 years ago, has died, state corrections officials said Tuesday. Norris and Lawrence Sigmond Bittaker kidnapped, raped, tortured and murdered five girls...
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Police and rescue workers stand next to the scene of the accident with a car that is said to have crashed into a carnival parade in Volkmarsen, central Germany, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. Several people have been injured, according to the police. The driver had been arrested by the police. (Uwe Zucchi/dpa via AP)
February 24, 2020 - 1:46 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A man intentionally drove a car into a crowd at a Carnival parade in a small town in central Germany, injuring around 30 people including children, officials said Monday. The driver, a 29-year-old German citizen who lived locally, was arrested at the scene in Volkmarsen near Kassel,...
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A police officer works the scene where a man was reportedly hit and killed by a float of the Krewe of Endymion parade in the runup to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. A person was struck by a float and fatally injured Saturday evening during one of the iconic parades of the Mardi Gras season in New Orleans, authorities said. It was the second death in days to mar this year's Carnival festivities. (Max Becherer/The Advocate via AP)
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February 23, 2020 - 8:23 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a raucous weekend street parade in New Orleans, becoming the second person in days killed along a parade route during this year's Carnival season, authorities said. The man was fatally injured Saturday evening as the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 file photo, flames engulf the public library in Porterville, Calif. Murder charges were filed Friday against two 13-year-old boys suspected of starting the blaze that killed two firefighters at the central California library. (Charles Whisnand/The Porterville Recorder via AP, File)
February 23, 2020 - 6:46 pm
PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Murder charges have been filed against two 13-year-old boys suspected of starting a blaze that killed two firefighters at a central California library. Police said the boys were arrested after they were seen running from Porterville City Library shortly after flames...
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