Homicide

FILE - This combination of photos provided by the National Park Service show Rachel Nguyen, left, and Joseph Orbeso, as they were seeking the public's help in locating them. Southern California authorities say the deaths of Nguyen, and Orbeso, who vanished in Joshua Tree National Park last summer were a murder-suicide. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, that the bodies found Sunday, Oct. 15, were identified as Nguyen and Orbeso, both of Orange County. Autopsies found gunshot wounds, and evidence at the scene that led detectives to believe Orbeso shot Nguyen and then himself. Orbeso's actions remain under investigation. (National Park Service via AP,File)
October 21, 2017 - 7:44 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they believe the two got lost while hiking in the sprawling desert park and struggled in the searing heat with little food or water before they died in a "sympathetic murder-suicide."...
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FILE - This combination of photos provided by the National Park Service show Rachel Nguyen, left, and Joseph Orbeso, as they were seeking the public's help in locating them. Southern California authorities say the deaths of Nguyen, and Orbeso, who vanished in Joshua Tree National Park last summer were a murder-suicide. The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, that the bodies found Sunday, Oct. 15, were identified as Nguyen and Orbeso, both of Orange County. Autopsies found gunshot wounds, and evidence at the scene that led detectives to believe Orbeso shot Nguyen and then himself. Orbeso's actions remain under investigation. (National Park Service via AP,File)
October 21, 2017 - 4:29 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they believe the two got lost while hiking in the sprawling desert park and struggled in the searing heat with little food or water before they died in a "sympathetic murder-suicide...
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Pallbearers move the casket of Las Vegas police officer Charleston Hartfield during a funeral, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Henderson, Nev.Hartfield was killed by a gunman shooting from a hotel into a crowded outdoor concert on Oct. 1 in Las Vegas. (Chase Stevens /Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, Pool)
October 20, 2017 - 9:25 pm
HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of an off-duty Las Vegas police officer killed when a gunman fired from a hotel into a crowded outdoor concert (all times local): 5:15 p.m. An off-duty Las Vegas police officer who was killed by a gunman shooting from a hotel into a crowded country...
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This May 6, 2016 file photo shows a portrait of Ashlynne Mike on display inside the lobby of the Farmington Civic Center in Farmington, N.M. Tom Begaye, who pleaded guilty to murder and sexual assault in the death of 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike on the largest American Indian reservation, is set to be sentenced. Begaye is scheduled Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 to receive life in prison for the May 2016 killing that prompted calls to expand the Amber Alert system and the death penalty to tribal communities across the U.S. (Jon Austria/The Daily Times via AP, File)
October 20, 2017 - 9:09 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to the murder and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl on the largest American Indian reservation was sentenced Friday to life in prison in a case that drew national attention over abducted Native American children. Tom Begaye was sentenced by U.S...
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This undated photo released by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Alabama inmate Torrey Twane McNabb, who was convicted in the 1997 shooting death of Montgomery police Officer Anderson Gordon two decades ago. The Alabama attorney general's office plans to ask justices to lift a stay blocking the Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, scheduled execution of 40-year-old McNabb. (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP)
October 20, 2017 - 8:17 pm
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The convicted killer of a police officer used his final moments before being put to death to curse at the state of Alabama, raising his middle fingers in defiance at the start of a lethal injection his lawyers described as inhumanely painful. Torrey Twane McNabb, 40, was...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2005 file photo watch towers and the barbed wire fence of the former Nazi death camp Majdanek are photographed outside the city of Lublin in eastern Poland. German prosecutors say friday, Oct. 20, 2017 they have charged a former guard at the Majdanek death camp with being an accessory to murder on allegations the 96-year-old served during a period when at least 17,000 Jews were killed. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)
October 20, 2017 - 12:29 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A former guard at the Majdanek death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland has been charged in Germany with being an accessory to murder for allegedly serving there during a period when at least 17,000 Jews were killed, prosecutors said Friday. The 96-year-old Frankfurt resident, whose name...
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In this Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 photo, police vehicles are seen outside Pasquotank Correctional Institution in Elizabeth City, N.C. Inmates at the North Carolina prison plotted an escape bid knowing they would have to hurt some prison employees, ultimately leaving two dead and a dozen other workers or fellow inmates injured, the investigating sheriff said Friday. (Thomas J. Turney /The Daily Advance via AP)
October 20, 2017 - 11:41 am
ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — Investigators are charging four North Carolina inmates with murder after the deadliest escape attempt in state prison history. Pasquotank County Sheriff Randy Cartwright said Friday the men were behind last week's failed breakout from Pasquotank Correctional Institution...
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October 20, 2017 - 11:05 am
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A former sheriff's office employee in the Florida Panhandle has been arrested on a charge of first-degree murder related to the death of a private investigator. The Pensacola News Journal reports that Ashley McArthur was arrested Thursday after police found 33-year-old Taylor...
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October 20, 2017 - 7:51 am
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing his mother in South Carolina. The Anderson Independent Mail reported 53-year-old John Wesley Coker on Thursday entered an Alford plea to an involuntary manslaughter charge. An Alford plea does not admit guilt, but...
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October 20, 2017 - 7:11 am
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole in a robbery shooting death more than two years ago. Local media outlets reported that 42-year-old Ricky Lamont Esaw of Lexington County was sentenced Thursday in the 2015 death of 45-year-old Hector...
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