Homicide

Salt Lake City police take a man into custody in connection with missing University of Utah student MacKenzie Lueck in Salt Lake City on Friday, June 28, 2019. Salt Lake City police said the man was brought in Friday morning, but did not immediately provide further details. Lueck disappeared after taking a Lyft June 17 from the airport to a park. (Kristin Murphy/The Deseret News via AP)
June 28, 2019 - 12:46 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into a Utah college student's disappearance (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Authorities are filing murder and kidnapping charges in the death of a Utah college student who disappeared 11 days ago. Salt Lake City police chief Mike Brown said 31-...
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June 28, 2019 - 3:42 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former New York City police officer has been indicted on murder charges in Louisiana. The New Orleans Advocate reports 29-year-old Gerardo Bugallo-Beret was charged Thursday with second-degree murder in the March shooting death of Tyrone Reese. A press release from District...
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Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, right, walks with his wife, Andrea Gallagher as they arrive to military court on Naval Base San Diego, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in San Diego. Trial continues in the court-martial of the decorated Navy SEAL, who is accused of stabbing to death a wounded teenage Islamic State prisoner and wounding two civilians in Iraq in 2017. He has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder, charges that carry a potential life sentence. (AP Photo/Julie Watson)
June 28, 2019 - 12:53 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Marine who worked jointly in Iraq with a decorated Navy SEAL accused of murder testified Thursday that the platoon chief did not stab a wounded teenage Islamic State prisoner as alleged by other platoon members. Marine Staff Sgt. Giorgio Kirylo said he watched as Special...
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FILE - In a Wednesday, June 5, 2019 file photo, former critical care doctor William Husel is seen in a photo provided by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. A court on Wednesday, June 26 declined to pause proceedings in wrongful-death lawsuits against Husel, who is accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients in the Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System. (Franklin County Sheriff’s Office via AP)
June 27, 2019 - 3:49 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A court official has refused to pause pretrial proceedings in wrongful-death lawsuits against a doctor charged with 25 counts of murder and the Ohio hospital system where he worked. William Husel is accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses given to dozens of patients in...
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FILE - In this undated file photo released by the Sacramento Police Department is Officer Tara O' Sullivan. Hundreds of law enforcement officials on Thursday, June 27, 2019, will mourn the rookie Sacramento police officer, O'Sullivan, killed in what authorities described as an ambush while she responded to a domestic violence call. The officer had been with the police department about six months when she was shot June 19, 2019. (Sacramento Police Department via AP, File)
June 27, 2019 - 12:57 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Tara O'Sullivan may have only been on the job with the Sacramento Police Department for a few months but law enforcement officials from across California mourned the slain officer Thursday morning as a longtime friend. An overflow crowd gathered at a memorial service for...
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Seagoville Police Department via AP
June 27, 2019 - 12:45 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas police officer has been arrested on a murder charge after he fatally shot the driver of a truck reported stolen from a Dallas suburb earlier in June. Farmers Branch Officer Michael Dunn turned himself in Wednesday night after a grand jury indicted him for murder in the killing...
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Bouquets of flowers sit on a fence on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, that was knocked down when a driver crashed into a swimming hole in Washougal, Wash., and ran over two German tourists who were sunbathing by the Washougal River, killing them. Police have arrested David Croswell, who lives a few blocks away from the swimming hole, in the deaths of Rudolf Hohstadt, 61, and Regina Hohstadt, 62. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
June 26, 2019 - 6:43 pm
WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — Two German tourists visiting family in nearby Portland, Oregon, were run over and killed by a local man as they sunbathed by a swimming hole, police in Washington state said Wednesday. Police arrested David E. Croswell, 71, of Washougal, Washington, and held him on suspicion...
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This undated photo released by the San Juan County Sheriff's Office shows Martha Crouch. The New Mexico woman is facing charges she beat and tortured her children and forced them to watch her kill their pets. Martha and her husband Timothy Crouch of Aztec, N.M., were arrested Monday, June 24, 2019. Court records show they have not been assigned public defenders yet. Documents also say they had prior complaints in Missouri, Alaska, Kansas and Montana. (San Juan County Sheriff's Office via AP)
June 26, 2019 - 5:42 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico couple arrested in an abuse case marked by allegations of child beatings and tortured pets can be released on bond, a magistrate judge ruled Wednesday. Martha and Timothy Crouch made initial court appearances Wednesday, two days after their arrests in Aztec — a...
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Lifeng Ye, the mother of slain University of Illinois scholar Yingying Zhang, cries out in grief as her husband Ronggao Zhang, far left, addresses the media after a jury found Brendt Christensen guilty of her murder Monday, June 24, 2019 outside the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Peoria, Ill. Consoling her is her son Zhengyang Zhang, far right, and family friend Dr. Kim Tee. (Matt Dayhoff/Journal Star via AP)
June 26, 2019 - 4:24 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Lawyers for a former University of Illinois doctoral student who faces a possible death sentence for kidnapping and killing a visiting scholar from China have their client offered after his arrest to plead guilty and divulge where her remains were in exchange for a life sentence. The...
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Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, right, walks with his wife, Andrea Gallagher as they arrive to military court on Naval Base San Diego, Monday, June 24, 2019, in San Diego. Trial continues in the court-martial of the decorated Navy SEAL, who is accused of stabbing to death a wounded teenage Islamic State prisoner and wounding two civilians in Iraq in 2017. He has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder, charges that carry a potential life sentence. (AP Photo/Julie Watson)
June 25, 2019 - 9:09 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The government rested its murder case against a decorated Navy SEAL on Tuesday after a computer specialist testified that the Bronze Star recipient had texted a photo to a comrade in which he is clutching the hair of a dead Islamic State captive in one hand and a knife in the other...
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