(Reuters) - Baltimore's mayor, citing a lack of progress in curbing violent crime in a city that had a historic murder rate last year, on Friday fired the city's police commissioner and named a 30-year veteran of the department to lead it.
A Colorado woman was charged with murder after police found her 69-year-old father's body encased in a concrete inside his Denver home. Dayna Jennings, 44, was arrested Jan. 10 in the death of her father William Mussack, the 17th Judicial District A
Texas carried out the nation's first execution of 2018 Thursday evening, giving lethal injection to a man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims.
A former Las Vegas police officer was arrested this week in connection to a 20-year-old murder. Arthur Lee Sewall Jr., 51, was charged with raping and killing Nadia Iverson, who was found dead of a gunshot wound to the head in 1997, according to the Las V
The suspect arrested in the death of University of Pennsylvania student Blaze Bernstein was formally charged Wednesday. Samuel Woodward, 20, was charged with felony murder, according to a complaint filed in Orange County Superior Court.
The suspect being tried in the slayings of two Northern California sheriff's deputies called one slain officer's partner a "coward" and repeatedly and profanely interrupted the start of his murder trial Tuesday.
A murder-for-hire plot went terribly wrong when the hired killers kidnapped and killed the wrong woman, police officials said.
The incident took place in Florida where a couple tied and duct-taped a woman and killed her even after realizing that they
An Oklahoma woman was found guilty of beating her daughter and shoving a crucifix and medallion down her throat, ultimately leading to her death. She was convicted of first-degree murder Thursday after going through a trial.
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A prosecutor says a man charged in the Ohio stabbing deaths of his 4-year-old daughter and her mother has been indicted on aggravated murder charges and could be sentenced to the death penalty if convicted.
A man wanted for allegedly killing the mother of his infant daughter was shot dead Thursday night after he ambushed police officers outside the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police (CMPD) headquarters in North Carolina.
Police were searching for Jonathan Bennett
A 24-year-old Mohawk Valley woman was sentenced to 23 years in prison by an Oneida County Court in New York on Thursday for killing her boss.
Kaitlyn Conley was convicted back in November by a jury which found her guilty of first-degree manslaugh
A murder trial has begun for an Oklahoma woman charged with killing her 33-year-old daughter by forcing a crucifix and medallion down her throat because she believed the woman was possessed by the devil.