Snohomish County authorities don’t believe that an 82-year-old man’s criminal past was the reason he was stabbed to death.
A Nike advertisement with the phrase “I Am The Bullet In The Chamber” has been taken down from Oscar Pistorius’ website after he was charged with murdering his girlfriend.
A military judge has scheduled a Sept. 3 court martial for Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, the U.S. soldier accused of massacring 16 Afghan villagers during nighttime raids last year, his lawyer said Thursday. Civilian attorney John Henry Browne told The Associated Press that the date is too soon to give the defense team time to prepare, and they will ask the judge to reconsider. Browne had sought a trial in mid-2014.
A 55-year-old Fairbanks man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in a murder-for-hire plot.
The U.S. Army wants to bar Staff Sgt. Robert Bales from using any sort of mental health defense to charges that he slaughtered 16 Afghan villagers last year because he has refused to take part in an official review of his sanity, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
A former Washington state policeman convicted of kidnapping and murdering a young Illinois girl more than a half century ago was sentenced Monday to life in prison.
A man who killed six people in a 2008 shooting rampage in Skagit County, including a sheriff’s deputy, has been transferred from Western State Hospital to a unit of a state prison at Monroe for mentally ill inmates.
Investigators say a man found dead of an apparent suicide in an Alaska jail was not only suspected of killing an Anchorage barista but may be linked to seven other possible slayings around the country.
Somalia’s territorial waters are in dispute in a murder case involving four U.S. citizens who were shot aboard their pirated yacht.
A pretrial hearing for the soldier accused of an Afghan killing spree has been set for Nov. 5 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, with villagers expected to testify by video from Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan.