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.
The search for a car that was stolen from a home where a retired schoolteacher was killed over the weekend in a usually tranquil suburb of San Francisco has come to an end outside of Seattle. Authorities have arrested two people and recovered the stolen car.
Jack McCullough, 72, was convicted Friday in the slaying of a 7-year-old Illinois girl snatched from a small-town street corner 55 years ago. McCullough settled in Seattle years later and worked as a Washington state police officer.
A Louisville man who was having zoning trouble over the fence around his house shot and killed a neighbor and critically injured another at a homeowners association meeting inside a church, police said Friday. Mahmoud Yousef Hindi, 55, is scheduled to be arraigned Saturday morning on charges of murder, assault and seven counts wanton endangerment in the Thursday evening shooting.