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Chile will ask Venezuela to extradite citizens suspected of killing an anti-Maduro dissident

Apr. 12, 2024 21:55 PM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Prosecutors in Chile said Friday they plan to formally request that Venezuela extradite two of its citizens to stand trial for charges related to the abduction and killing of a Venezuelan dissident in Chile earlier this year, a case that has strained relations between the...

Man charged in slaying after woman's leg found at Milwaukee-area park

Apr. 12, 2024 21:22 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 33-year-old man was charged Friday in the slaying of a woman whose leg was found on the beach of a lakefront park near Milwaukee. Maxwell Anderson is jailed on first-degree intentional homicide, mutilating a corpse and arson charges in the death of Sade Robinson,...

Human remains were found in an apartment refrigerator. The resident is charged with murder

Apr. 12, 2024 17:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man has been accused of stabbing a man to death and dismembering him after a drug dispute and keeping his remains in a Brooklyn apartment refrigerator for two years, prosecutors said Friday. Nicholas McGee, 45, was charged with murder, robbery,...

Jury visits a ranch near US-Mexico border where an Arizona man is charged with killing a migrant

Apr. 12, 2024 16:04 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Jurors in the case of an Arizona rancher charged with fatally shooting a migrant on his property near the U.S.-Mexico border visited the scene of the killing as the third week of the trial wrapped up. Court officials on Thursday took jurors in a van to view various...

The O.J. Simpson case forced domestic violence into the spotlight, boosting a movement

Apr. 12, 2024 14:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thirty years ago, as women’s rights advocates worked to pass the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, domestic violence was still something of a hushed topic. Then Nicole Brown Simpson’s death forced it into the spotlight. Americans riveted by the murder...

Minnesota man guilty in fatal stabbing of teen on Wisconsin river, jury finds

Apr. 12, 2024 13:45 PM EDT

HUDSON, Wis. (AP) — A 54-year-old Minnesota man was convicted Thursday in the slaying of a high school student and stabbing of four other people who were tubing on a western Wisconsin river. A Wisconsin circuit court jury found Nicolae Miu guilty of first-degree reckless homicide,...

Poland calls aid worker's killing in Gaza a murder, wants further investigation

Apr. 12, 2024 11:28 AM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s government on Friday called the killing of a Polish aid worker by Israeli airstrikes in Gaza a murder, and demanded Israel's support for a Polish investigation into the case. Deputy Foreign Minister Władysław Teofil Bartoszewski told lawmakers in...

Where are they now? Key players in the murder trial of O.J. Simpson

Apr. 12, 2024 04:00 AM EDT

The June 12, 1994, killings of Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman brought what's dubbed the “Trial of the Century” that culminated with O.J. Simpson's acquittal of the murders. The announcement Thursday that Simpson is dead has brought renewed attention to the closely watched...

O.J. Simpson, legendary football player and actor brought down by his murder trial, dies at 76

Apr. 11, 2024 20:22 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson, the football star and Hollywood actor acquitted of charges he killed his former wife and her friend in a trial that mesmerized the public and exposed divisions on race and policing in America, has died. He was 76. The family announced on Simpson's...

Man, teenage girl found dead in Wisconsin after shooting at officers, Iowa slaying

Apr. 11, 2024 18:34 PM EDT

ALBION, Wis. (AP) — A man and a 13-year-old girl who both shot at officers during a pursuit in Wisconsin were later found dead and may have been involved in a slaying in Iowa, authorities said Thursday. The man, 38-year-old Alexander C. Grunke of Middleton, was found dead Wednesday...