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Massachusetts man convicted of fatal stabbing outside bar

Jun. 16, 2021 08:41 AM EDT

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who stabbed one man to death and seriously injured another outside a Haverhill bar four years ago has been convicted of second-degree murder, prosecutors said. Hayden Delafuente, 25, was convicted by a jury Tuesday after a six-day...

7 relatives charged in Tennessee boy's starvation death

Jun. 16, 2021 04:02 AM EDT

BARTLETT, Tenn. (AP) — Seven members of a Tennessee family have been charged with murder in the starvation death of a 14-year-old boy, authorities said. A mother and six relatives who lived together in a community home arrangement in the Memphis suburb of Bartlett have...

Tucson police: Man found dead along road was homicide victim

Jun. 16, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man has been found dead on the side of a road on Tucson’s west side and it’s being investigated as a homicide, according to police. Officers were called early Monday about an unresponsive man who had signs of trauma to his body. ...

3 Honolulu police officers charged in killing of 16-year-old

Jun. 15, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A policeman has been charged with murder and two officers charged with attempted murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy, Honolulu prosecutors said Tuesday. The charges come after a grand jury last week declined to indict the...

Iowa man, 20, charged in shooting deaths of parents, sister

Jun. 15, 2021 22:53 PM EDT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A 20-year-old Iowa man shot and killed his parents and his younger sister at the family's Cedar Rapids home, and has been taken into custody, police said late Tuesday. Officers who responded to the home after receiving a call at 8:23 a.m....

Man linked to 5 killings in 2 states faces more charges

Jun. 15, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Jersey man accused of killing four people in two states was charged Tuesday with the death of an Albuquerque man whose decomposed remains were found along with those of the suspect's ex-wife and two of her friends in a pickup truck that was left at an airport...

Former student guilty of murder in Colorado school shooting

Jun. 15, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A former high school student accused of teaming up with a classmate to kill teens in a suburban Denver classroom in 2019 was convicted Tuesday of all 46 charges against him, including murder for the death of a student who tried to stop the attack. The...

Man fatally shot over catalytic converter theft identified

Jun. 15, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The name of a man who was fatally shot and dragged behind a truck south of Tacoma after allegedly trying to steal a catalytic converter has been released. The News Tribune reports 40-year-old Brent Jalmari Peltomaa of University Place died Saturday...

Man jailed in fatal crash at Minneapolis rally has past DWIs

Jun. 15, 2021 18:59 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis police on Tuesday identified the man suspected of driving into a crowd of demonstrators, killing one and injuring three others as a 35-year-old from St. Paul with multiple convictions for driving while impaired. Police say Nicholas Kraus...

DA eyes Floyd case expert for Nashville officer's trial

Jun. 15, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors in Tennessee who are preparing for the first-degree murder trial of a Nashville police officer next month may try to call a law enforcement expert witness who served similarly in the case against Derek Chauvin in George Floyd’s death. ...