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LA firefighters hear gunshots while battling fire; suspect in custody

Tuesday  18:54,   24 april 2018
Tribune News Service

A man who opened fire as firefighters knocked down a blaze at a Harbor Gateway home is in custody, police said. The suspect “appeared to be suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound,” the Los Angeles Police Department said in a tweet.[...]

LA firefighters hear gunshots while battling fire; suspect in custody

Tuesday  18:53,   24 april 2018
Tribune News Service

A man who opened fire as firefighters knocked down a blaze at a Harbor Gateway home is in custody, police said. The suspect “appeared to be suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound,” the Los Angeles Police Department said in a tweet.[...]

Real-Life Murder That Inspired 'Twin Peaks' Probed in New Book

Tuesday  17:57,   24 april 2018
The Hollywood Reporter

'Blonde Beautiful and Dead' looks at the infamous 1908 murder of Hazel Irene Drew that that series creator Mark Frost learned about from his grandmother who lived nearby.Now, David Bushman, the author of the Twin Peaks FAQ, and Mark Givens,[...]

Teen Suspect in Slaying of 'Beloved' Football Player Was His Jilted Boyfriend: Police

Tuesday  17:21,   24 april 2018
People

The 16-year-old suspect accused of murdering California high school football player Jeremy Sanchez had allegedly been involved in a romantic relationship with him and was angry that Jeremy wanted to break up, police said. The 16-year-old[...]

Judge: Des Plaines, Ill. nurse accused of trying to solicit murder of romantic rival can stay in Georgia while out on bond

Tuesday  17:18,   24 april 2018
Chicago Tribune

A nurse from Des Plaines, Ill. who is accused of attempting to solicit the contract murder of another woman through the “dark web” will be allowed to move to Georgia while out on bond, a DuPage County judge ruled Monday. Tina E. Jones, 31,[...]

Statements of suspect in NY murder case may be inadmissible

Tuesday  17:18,   24 april 2018
New York Daily News

Incriminating statements related to the murder of a 26-year-old Connecticut man last month may add up to a lot of bad evidence.Cops relied on the statements of 28-year-old suspect Lawrence Dilione — made over a grueling stretch of at least 40 hours[...]

Judge: Des Plaines, Ill. nurse accused of trying to solicit murder of romantic rival can stay in Georgia while out on bond

Tuesday  17:18,   24 april 2018
Chicago Tribune

A nurse from Des Plaines, Ill. who is accused of attempting to solicit the contract murder of another woman through the “dark web” will be allowed to move to Georgia while out on bond, a DuPage County judge ruled Monday. Tina E. Jones, 31,[...]

Judge won’t dismiss new cases against convicted child killer Genene Jones

Tuesday  16:36,   24 april 2018
mySA

A judge here Monday denied a request to dismiss five new murder indictments against convicted child killer Genene Jones. Jones, 67, a former Texas nurse who worked at hospitals in San Antonio and for a Kerrville pediatrician in the 1980s,[...]

Jury reaches verdict in Salinas, California double murder trial

Tuesday  16:25,   24 april 2018
KSBW Monterey-Salinas

A jury reached a speedy verdict Monday that will determine the fate of Gonzalo Curiel, the man accused of torturing, starving, and beating three young children. During a two-week trial, prosecutors presented a mountain of evidence against Curiel,[...]

Mother Accidentally Shoots, Kills Toddler

Tuesday  09:51,   24 april 2018
Newsweek

More than 150 children have been injured or killed in shootings in 2018, according to a nonprofit that tracks shooting data.Police said the shooting happened inside a hotel room at Econo Lodge Wickliffe-Cleveland East, about 16 miles from Cleveland. [...]

Mother of three vanishes from Colorado parking lot

Tuesday  09:50,   24 april 2018
NBC News

Rita Gutierrez-Garcia was last seen around 2:30 a.m. in Longmont, Colorado after going out with friends. Police say Rita is considered missing under suspicious circumstances."We're so attached that I'll have my phone on speaker phone and she'll have [...]

Three MS-13 gang members in Massachusetts convicted in murder trial

Tuesday  08:50,   24 april 2018
Reuters

<p>Three suspected members of the MS-13 gang in Massachusetts were convicted on Monday of participating in gang-related murders, in a case U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has called an example of how authorities can try to tackle the criminal [...]

Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal of teen sentenced to 241 years in prison

Tuesday  05:56,   24 april 2018
The Hill

The man was convicted of robbing six people who were delivering Christmas gifts to a needy family in St. Louis.Bobby Bostic had asked the court to hear his case, arguing his sentence violated the Eighth Amendment's protection against cruel and[...]

50-Year Prison Sentence Handed Down To Man Who Stole $1.2 Million In Fajitas

Tuesday  01:53,   24 april 2018
The Daily Caller

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Jury: Atlanta attorney who shot wife guilty of murder

Monday  23:50,   23 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>A jury has found an Atlanta attorney who fatally shot his wife guilty of murder and influencing witnesses.</p>Jurors returned the verdict Monday afternoon in the case of 75-year-old Claud "Tex"[...]