Italy’s highest criminal court on Tuesday overturned Amanda Knox’s acquittal in the slaying of her British roommate and ordered a new trial, prolonging a case that has become a cause celebre in the United States.
Pierce County prosecutors have charged a 69-year-old man with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder following the shootings of his adult children.
King County prosecutors have charged a man accused of killing his grandparents at their Renton home with first-degree aggravated murder, which carries the state’s ultimate penalty.
The man accused of killing his wife at a Tacoma motel and then asking a Seattle TV station to post his confession on Facebook has been charged with first-degree murder.
A man who told a TV newsroom that he had killed his wife and asked the station to post that message on Facebook was arrested Thursday after a high-speed chase, authorities said.
The man accused of killing his grandparents in Renton, Wash., had just been released from prison.
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.