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Coroner IDs 4 dead in Louisville home by murder-suicide

Dec. 05, 2022 13:11 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky have identified the four people who died in an apparent murder-suicide at a Louisville home as being from the same family. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office says 49-year-old Mary Stanton, 17-year-old Adrianna Stanton, 11-year-old...

UK man to plead guilty to manslaughter in wife's death

Dec. 05, 2022 08:07 AM EST

PAPHOS, Cyprus (AP) — Defense lawyers for a British man on trial for causing the death of his wife in Cyprus’ coastal resort town of Paphos said Monday they’re hopeful the court will suspend any sentence it hands down to their client after he pleads guilty to manslaughter next...

Police: Man, 2 children dead in apparent murder, suicide

Dec. 03, 2022 19:28 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Two children and one man died in Fort Collins in what police believe involved murder and suicide. Fort Collins Police Services said in a statement that a man called 911 at 10:25 a.m. to report three people were dead in a home. Responding...

Police: four dead in Louisville home by murder-suicide

Dec. 03, 2022 14:07 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville Police are investigating the deaths of four people who died in an apparent murder-suicide at a home. Officers responded to a report of gunshots at a residence in the southwestern part of the city Saturday. Police said they discovered the bodies of...

Vatican Swiss Guard slayings back in spotlight with new book

Nov. 29, 2022 15:47 PM EST

ROME (AP) — The mother of a Swiss Guard member accused of committing one of the most sensational crimes in recent Vatican history – fatally shooting his commander and the senior officer's wife before killing himself -- is turning to the United Nations and Pope Francis in hopes of getting some...

Man sentenced for faking death to avoid sex abuse charges

Nov. 29, 2022 14:12 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for faking his own death in Alabama to avoid criminal charges of impregnating a teenage girl in his home state of Mississippi. Jacob Blair Scott was sentenced Monday in Alabama. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey...

Authorities: NM judge, husband die in likely murder-suicide

Nov. 27, 2022 19:45 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A municipal judge in New Mexico appears to have been fatally shot by her husband before he killed himself, authorities said. Bernalillo County sheriff’s deputies found the bodies of Diane Albert, 65, and Eric Pinkerton, 63, several dogs and a cat on...

Shooting in Russian city leaves 4 dead, including gunman

Nov. 24, 2022 11:23 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities say a gunman opened fire in a southern city on Thursday fatally injuring three people and then killed himself. The violence took place in the city of Krymsk in the Krasnodar region, about 1,200 kilometers (750 miles) south of Moscow. ...

Pima County jail faces 2nd inmate suicide in a week

Nov. 22, 2022 11:24 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Pima County jail inmate has taken his own life, making it the second suicide there in a week. The Pima County Sheriff's Department says corrections officers doing rounds discovered 40-year-old Amin Shaheed Muhammad Ali unconscious in his cell Sunday...

Chandler police: Man wounds his 2 kids, fatally shoots self

Nov. 20, 2022 16:25 PM EST

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Two children are hospitalized after being shot by their father, who then killed himself, Chandler police said Sunday. Police didn't immediately release the name of the deceased dad or the names and ages of the wounded juveniles who are in stable condition and...