RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Homicide

A collection of news and information related to Homicide published by this site and its partners.

Top Homicide Articles

Displaying items 111-121
  • Hicks found guilty of murdering/dismembering Scranton woman, dumping her body parts in Poconos

     Hicks found guilty of murdering/dismembering Scranton woman, dumping her body parts in Poconos
    STROUDSBURG — A jury found Charles Ray Hicks guilty of first-degree murder of a Scranton woman in 2008, whose body he dismembered and disposed of on interstates 380 and 80. He is also guilty of tampering with physical evidence and abuse of a...
  • State to seek death penalty in Alexandria Chery's slaying

    State to seek death penalty in Alexandria Chery's slaying
    Records show prosecutors intend to pursue the death penalty against Sanel Saint Simon, the Orange County man accused of beating his girlfriend's 16-year-old daughter to death in July. Saint Simon, 44, faces first-degree murder and other charges in the...
  • Anita Smithey's friend: On night of homicide she and victim played 'date rape' with knife

    SANFORD — Murder defendant Anita Smithey confided to a friend that the night she killed her estranged husband, they had played "date rape" with a knife, the friend told jurors Friday. Toraina Stewart, who visited Smithey in jail and took her in...
  • Chandra Levy hearing also hints at shadowy Fresno, Calif., crime figure

    WASHINGTON Subject 1 is a dangerous man, officials believe; maybe, one of Fresno, Calif.'s worst. His name remains secret, closely held by prosecutors and investigators. But over three days this week, during hearings related to the revived Chandra Levy...
  • Reports show new details in Geneva murder case

    Reports show new details in Geneva murder case
    The Chicago Tribune Media Group's Aurora Beacon-News reports: A Geneva man accused of murdering his wife will be in court next week and a trial will most likely begin Dec. 8. Shadwick King, 47, has been indicted on two counts of murder in the July death...
  • Mother convicted of child abuse now faces murder charge

    Mother convicted of child abuse now faces murder charge
    A Pompano Beach mother who was sentenced to 25 years in prison in 2012 for slamming her 2-year-old daughter against a wall after the little girl soiled herself is now facing a first-degree murder charge. Jayla Jackson, 6, was removed from life support...
  • Deputies: Man critically injured in pipe attack

    Deputies: Man critically injured in pipe attack
    Using a metal pipe, an Orlando man beat his ex-wife's boyfriend so badly that he was later arrested on attempted-murder charges, officials said. Heriberto Chavez Diaz, 47, of Orlando, was being held in Orange County Jail without bail Friday. His victim,...
  • Experts: Eric Frein fits domestic terrorist mold

    Experts: Eric Frein fits domestic terrorist mold
    Eric Frein. Cold War re-enactor, self-styled survivalist, suspect in the deadly sniper ambush of a state trooper. But terrorist? He might not fit the image of a terrorist that many minds conjure up in this post-9/11 age, but his alleged words and...
  • Eric Frein lawyer says cops kept him away from suspect on night of capture

    A high-profile lawyer who says he was hired by Eric Frein's parents to protect their son's rights the night of his arrest said Monday that police wouldn't let him speak to the trooper slaying suspect until the next day. As a result, any statement Frein...
  • In new trial hearing for Levy killer, what did prosecutors know and when?

    WASHINGTON An FBI special agent and a longtime federal prosecutor from Fresno on Thursday faced two of D.C.'s favorite questions: What did officials know, and when did they know it? The questions arose repeatedly during a high-stakes, occasionally...
  • Gardena man charged with murder in barbershop shooting

    Gardena man charged with murder in barbershop shooting
    A Gardena man was charged Thursday with killing a South Los Angeles barber during a robbery earlier this year. Mark Lequan Alford, 35, is charged with one count of murder with the special circumstances of a robbery, and with using a gun. Alford is...