Homicide

French hooded police officers guard the area with other police officers after a knife attack Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 in Trappes, west of Paris. A man flagged by French authorities as a suspected radical killed his mother and sister and seriously injured another woman in a knife attack Thursday that was quickly claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
August 23, 2018 - 6:10 am
TRAPPES, France (AP) — A man with severe psychiatric problems killed his mother and sister and seriously injured another woman in a knife attack Thursday in a suburb of Paris. Police shot and killed the man soon afterward. Islamic State, which has a history of opportunistic claims, swiftly claimed...
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Cristhian Bahena Rivera is escorted into the Poweshiek County Courthouse for his initial court appearance, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Montezuma, Iowa. Rivera is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Mollie Tibbetts, who disappeared July 18 from Brooklyn, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
August 22, 2018 - 8:54 pm
BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) — A Mexican man charged with killing an Iowa college student worked on a dairy farm for years under a false name just a few miles from where the young woman was allegedly abducted while running last month, his employer said Wednesday. Cristhian Bahena Rivera was a good employee...
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Cristhian Bahena Rivera speaks with his attorney during his initial court appearance, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, at the Poweshiek County Courthouse in Montezuma, Iowa. Rivera is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Mollie Tibbetts, who disappeared July 18 from Brooklyn, Iowa. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette via AP, Pool)
August 22, 2018 - 6:18 pm
MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — The systems offered by the U.S. government to check the legal status of workers like the Mexican man now suspected of killing an Iowa college student can be easily exploited through identity fraud and gaps in government systems, experts say. In the case of Cristhian Bahena...
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CORRECTS LOCATION TO GREELEY, NOT ROGGEN - Christopher Watts is in court for his arraignment hearing at the Weld County Courthouse on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 in Greeley, Colorado. Watts faces nine charges, including several counts of first-degree murder of his wife and his two young daughters. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)
August 22, 2018 - 3:58 pm
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man charged with killing his family and dumping their bodies at an oil worksite taped a video presentation six years ago about saving or abandoning relationships. A YouTube video posted in April 2012 shows Christopher Watts giving a PowerPoint presentation that he titled "...
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August 22, 2018 - 7:19 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police have appealed to the public for help tracking down a suspect in the slaying 20 years ago of an 11-year-old boy while he was attending a summer camp. Police on Wednesday identified the suspect as 55-year-old Jos Brech, saying that his DNA matches samples...
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This undated photo provided by the Iowa Department of Public Safety shows Cristhian Bahena Rivera. Authorities said on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, that they have charged a man living in the U.S. illegally with murder in the death of Iowa college student, Mollie Tibbetts, who disappeared a month ago while jogging in a rural area. Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Special Agent Rick Rahn said that Rivera, 24, was charged with murder in the death of Tibbetts. (Iowa Department of Public Safety via AP)
August 21, 2018 - 9:33 pm
MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — A man from Mexico living in the U.S. illegally has confessed to kidnapping college student Mollie Tibbetts while she was running in her small Iowa hometown, killing her and dumping her body in a cornfield, authorities said Tuesday. Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 24, was arrested...
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Friends and family of missing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts react following a news conference, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Montezuma, Iowa. Police say a man in the country illegally has been charged with murder in the death of Tibbetts who was reported missing from her hometown in the eastern Iowa city of Brooklyn in July 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
August 21, 2018 - 5:19 pm
MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the discovery of a body believed to be that of 20-year-old missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Court documents detail what a man charged with murder told investigators about the abduction and killing of Mollie Tibbetts. An...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2018 file photo Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, who authorities suspect is the so-called Golden State Killer responsible for at least a dozen murders and 50 rapes in the 1970s and 80s, is arraigned in Sacramento County Superior Court in Sacramento, Calif. DeAngelo, accused of being Golden State Killer will be tried in Sacramento County on more than a dozen murders committed up and down the state that terrorized residents during the 1970s and '80s. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas said Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, Sacramento County was chosen due to the complexity of the case, consideration of the suspect's rights, the locations of the crimes and the hardship of victims and witnesses. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
August 21, 2018 - 4:32 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former police officer suspected of being one of California's most elusive serial killers will face a trial in Sacramento County on more than two dozen charges, including 13 murder counts, prosecutors said Tuesday. Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, is suspected of being the so-...
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Frank Rzucek the father of Shanann Watts, left, and her brother Frankie Rzucek are in court for Christopher Watts arraignment hearing at the Weld County Courthouse on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 in Greeley, Colo. Christopher Watts faces nine charges, including several counts of first-degree murder of his wife Shanann and his two young daughters, 4-year-old Bella, and 3-year-old Celeste. (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)
August 21, 2018 - 1:42 pm
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man told a judge he understood he has been charged with killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters and then hiding their bodies in an oil field as his father-in-law sobbed in the courtroom Tuesday. Christopher Watts, wearing an orange jail suit and cuffed at...
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In this Aug. 9, 2018 photo, Eberlene King poses with a photograph of her brother William Roy Prather when he was about 15-years-old at her home in Doraville, Ga. Prather was shot in the face on Halloween night 1959 in Corinth, Miss., and died the next day. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 21, 2018 - 10:46 am
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — Eberlene King remembers her 15-year-old brother as he lay dying, after white teenagers cruised through their black neighborhood in a pickup on Halloween night 1959 and shot him in the face. "His eyes ... were hanging out," King recalled. "His head was full of pellets." William...
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