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Shooters in central California killings of 6 still at large

Jan. 30, 2023 17:23 PM EST

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — Two weeks after shooters brazenly killed a teen mother, her 10-month-old baby and four other members of her household, the suspects remain at large. Authorities on Monday provided no motive for the attack in a central California farming community. Tulare...

State won't seek death penalty for woman in grandson's death

Jan. 30, 2023 17:00 PM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — The newly elected prosecutor in Gallatin County has decided against pursuing the death penalty in the case of a woman charged with torturing and killing her 12-year-old grandson three years ago. County Attorney Audrey Cromwell, who was elected in November, on...

6th Memphis officer relieved of duty in Nichols arrest

Jan. 30, 2023 16:27 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Police Department has disciplined an officer involved in the arrest, beating and death of Tyre Nichols, the department said Monday, widening the circle of punishment for a killing that has already led to the murder indictment of five officers and outraged the...

Ex-Guatemalan police chief convicted of US visa fraud

Jan. 30, 2023 16:08 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Guatemalan police chief has been found guilty of lying on his U.S. immigration papers about a prior conviction for killing two political activists in his country, U.S. authorities said Monday. Catalino Esteban Valiente Alonzo, an 82-year-old resident of...

Skull found on riverbank in 1986 ID'd as missing NJ man

Jan. 30, 2023 15:19 PM EST

MORRISVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a skull found on banks of the Delaware River in Pennsylvania more than 3 1/2 decades ago has been identified as that of a man long believed slain in New Jersey along with his girlfriend, whose body had been found in the river on the New Jersey side the...

Arkansas police arrest suspect in Green Bay double-slaying

Jan. 30, 2023 14:59 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A man suspected of killing two women in Green Bay over the weekend has been arrested by police in Arkansas, authorities said Monday. The 48-year-old Green Bay man was initially being sought as a person of interest in Sunday's suspicious deaths of two women on...

Man charged with killing mom at sea seeks grand jury minutes

Jan. 30, 2023 14:16 PM EST

The man charged with killing his mother at sea during a 2016 fishing trip off the coast of New England is asking for minutes from the grand jury proceeding that led to his indictment, seeking to learn what was disclosed about his grandfather's death three years earlier. Nathan...

Fort Wayne police arrest suspect in 2018 killings of 3 men

Jan. 30, 2023 14:14 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Fort Wayne police have arrested a suspect in the fatal 2018 shootings of three men in the northeastern Indiana city. Jacquail Belcher, 29, was arrested Friday without incident on three counts of murder, the Fort Wayne Police Department said. His initial...

July trial planned for man accused of killing Concord couple

Jan. 30, 2023 14:06 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A man accused of killing a New Hampshire couple who had gone out for a walk on a hiking trail is scheduled to face trial in July. Logan Clegg, 27, appeared in Merrimack County Superior Court on Monday following his recent indictment on two counts of...

Defense faults crime scene collection in Alex Murdaugh trial

Jan. 30, 2023 13:58 PM EST

Defense attorneys in South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh's double murder trial continued Monday to question the way state agents collected and analyzed evidence in the shooting deaths of Murdaugh's wife and son. Over the first three days of testimony, prosecutors have mostly called...