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Report faults prison guard's checks in ND murderer's suicide

Aug. 17, 2022 12:25 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An investigation into the prison suicide of a man convicted in a 2019 quadruple slaying in North Dakota found that he had covered his cell window with cardboard and a guard failed to follow proper procedures in conducting required checks. The investigation...

Doctor who sexually abused patients kills himself in jail

Aug. 15, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A once-prominent neurologist convicted last month of sexually abusing patients killed himself Monday at a New York City jail, two people familiar with the matter said. Dr. Ricardo Cruciani, 68, was found unresponsive in a shower area at the Eric M. Taylor Center, a...

Police: Man killed himself after ramming US Capitol barrier

Aug. 14, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man drove his car into a barricade near the U.S. Capitol early Sunday and then began firing gunshots in the air before fatally shooting himself, according to police, who said he did not seem to be targeting any member of Congress. The incident happened just...

Judds asks court to seal report of death investigation

Aug. 12, 2022 20:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of country singer Naomi Judd filed an amended court petition Friday to seal police reports and recordings made during the investigation into her death. The family filed the petition in Williamson County Chancery Court, saying the records contain...

Officials: Deputies fatally shot pilot deputized to have gun

Aug. 10, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Deputies in the Florida Keys on Wednesday fatally shot a pilot who was deputized to carry guns on planes in what appears to be a "suicide by cop," officials said. Lane Morgan Caviness, 48, was killed at a Key Largo home following reports of an intoxicated,...

Police: Man who killed 3 children, self livestreamed threats

Aug. 08, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

A man authorities say shot and killed his three young children before turning the gun on himself livestreamed threatening messages on social media shortly before the killings, Oklahoma City police said Monday. Police identified the man as Francoise Littlejohn, 30, and said in a press...

Police say Oklahoma City man killed his 3 children, himself

Aug. 06, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City man fatally shot his three young children then shot and killed himself early Saturday, according to police. A person jogging or walking called police after spotting the four bodies in a vehicle in a northwest Oklahoma City neighborhood about...

Suicide pact may have fueled Virginia couple's 2017 slaying

Aug. 05, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va, (AP) — The shooting death of a northern Virginia couple in 2017 may have been connected to a suicide pact between the couple's daughter and her boyfriend, according to newly unsealed court papers. Nicholas Giampa, 22, of Lorton, is charged with murder in the deaths of...

Father identified as suspect in murder-suicide that killed 5

Aug. 03, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police on Wednesday identified five family members who died in a murder-suicide at a central Florida home. The Orlando Police Department said in a news release that the suspect was identified as the family's 45-year-old father. The victims included his...

Police: Family of 5 found dead in apparent murder-suicide

Aug. 02, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A family of five was found dead Tuesday afternoon at a central Florida home in what appears to be a murder-suicide, police said. Orlando police investigators were conducting a well-being check at the home when they discovered the bodies of three adults and two...