Murder and Homicide
Mar 22, 2013 05:23 EDT
Bangladeshi police on Friday shot dead a protester in fresh clashes with thousands of supporters of the nation's biggest Islamic party angered by the ongoing war crimes trials of their leaders.
Mar 22, 2013 04:19 EDT
A US Marine shot and killed two colleagues before apparently turning the gun on himself at a military base in Virginia, US media reported early on Friday.
Mar 22, 2013 01:31 EDT
Two Italian marines flew back to India on Friday to face murder charges, after Rome dramatically reversed a decision that they would not return which had triggered a diplomatic firestorm.
Mar 22, 2013 00:28 EDT
Two Italian marines charged with murder in India are on their way back to New Delhi after the government in Rome agreed they should return to face trial, the foreign ministry said on Friday.
Mar 21, 2013 21:03 EDT
Italy said two marines on trial for murder in India would return to the country by Friday, a stunning turnaround after Rome earlier unleashed a diplomatic furore by saying they would not go back.
Mar 21, 2013 18:55 EDT
A sobering image of John Lennon's bloodstained glasses ricocheted around the Internet on Thursday after his widow Yoko Ono posted them on Twitter in an appeal for tougher US guns laws.
Mar 21, 2013 18:14 EDT
A New Yorker was freed Thursday after serving more than 20 years in prison for the murder of a rabbi that the authorities now say he did not commit.
Mar 21, 2013 15:39 EDT
Italy said two marines on trial for murder in India would return to the country by Friday, in a stunning turnaround after Rome earlier unleashed a diplomatic furore by saying they would not go back.
Mar 21, 2013 14:51 EDT
A preliminary hearing into the case of a Canadian former porn actor accused of murdering and dismembering a Chinese man was adjourned until April 8 here Thursday, court officials said.
Mar 20, 2013 16:52 EDT
Colorado's governor signed landmark gun laws Wednesday following the Aurora theater massacre, hours after the US state's prison chief was shot and killed on his own doorstep.
Mar 20, 2013 14:46 EDT
A Saudi prince jailed for life in Britain for murdering his servant has been flown home to serve the rest of his sentence, the British government said Wednesday.
Mar 20, 2013 14:33 EDT
Police in Colorado were hunting a gunman Wednesday who shot dead the US state's prisons chief, even as its governor signed new gun laws into force following the Aurora theater massacre.
Mar 20, 2013 08:59 EDT
An official from Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai's party appeared in court on Wednesday on charges of attempted murder and malicious damage to property, his lawyer said.
Mar 19, 2013 22:44 EDT
The German who posed as a Rockefeller family member after allegedly killing a man in California explained the freshly-dug soil in his back yard as plumbing work, a witness said.
Mar 19, 2013 16:18 EDT
A Canadian former porn actor accused of murdering and dismembering a Chinese man collapsed in court on Tuesday while evidence was presented against him, witnesses and his lawyer told AFP.
Mar 19, 2013 10:11 EDT
A female dentist in the centre of Marseille was shot dead Tuesday by a 71-year-old patient who was himself killed during the subsequent police intervention.
Mar 18, 2013 23:19 EDT
Italy has accused India of violating laws on diplomatic immunity by preventing its ambassador from leaving the country, in an escalating row over two marines who skipped bail while on trial for murder in New Delhi.
Mar 18, 2013 22:01 EDT
The family of slain US journalist Daniel Pearl welcomed Monday the arrest in Pakistan of a former leader of a banned militant outfit allegedly involved in his 2002 murder.
Mar 18, 2013 19:10 EDT
A German man managed to pass himself off as a member of the storied Rockefeller family, "hiding in plain sight" for years after killing a young husband in California, US prosecutors said Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 17:04 EDT
A German man managed to pass himself off as a member of the Rockefeller family, "hiding in plain sight" for more than a decade after an alleged murder, US prosecutors said Monday.