Homicide. Legal news and articles for December 24 - 25, 2012

Umatilla man's death ruled a homicideVictim identified in apparent Glendive homicideVictim from Christmas Eve homicide identifiedRichmond Homicide Rate Drops DramaticallyWichita police seek tips in 2009 double homicideAfter arrest in one unsolved homicide in Aroostook, police working on anotherHomicide victim's mother calls for end to violenceHomicide Investigation Under Way in Shooting Death of Wauwatosa OfficerPolice identify 16-year-old homicide victim shot and killed on Saginaw's East SideHomicide rate plummeting in RichmondNo arrest made in Smithfield homicideMansfield police investigate homicideWauwatosa officer's death considered a homicideW. Market shooting now being called a homicideSecond arrest made in Lizzi Marriott homicide

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Homicide charges in infant's death top headlines
Tribune-ReviewDecember 2, 2012

Homicide charges filed in the death of an infant and the closing of a bingo game that became an institution in Harrison are among the events that topped the news during the past week. Sunday. • City officials in financially-strapped Arnold cannot apply ...more »

Conviction erased for man serving life sentence for 2000 Detroit homicide
Detroit Free PressDecember 2, 2012

A federal appeals court has overturned a first-degree murder conviction and thrown out incriminating statements by a man serving a life sentence for a 2000 Detroit homicide. In a 2-1 decision Friday, the court focused on an unusual set of facts. Kevin ...more »

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Umatilla man's death ruled a homicide
TheNewsTribune.comDecember 25, 2012

A body found near the intersection of highways 730 and 395 was identified Monday as a Umatilla man. And authorities are calling his death a homicide. A medical examiner from Portland was expected to perform an autopsy Monday, according to a news ...more »

Victim identified in apparent Glendive homicide
KTVQ Billings NewsDecember 25, 2012

John Strandell, Chief of the State of Montana Department of Criminal Investigations said over the weekend that the evidence at the scene was indicative of a homicide. The investigation is a joint investigation between the Glendive Police Department ...more »

Victim from Christmas Eve homicide identified
WAVEDecember 25, 2012

Victim from Christmas Eve homicide identified. Posted: Monday, December 24, 2012 1:45 PM EST. Updated: Tuesday, December 25, 2012 12:02 AM EST. By Sarah Eisenmenger - email. By Maira Ansari - bio | email. Dante Newsome (source: family photo) ...more »

Richmond Homicide Rate Drops Dramatically
CBS LocalDecember 25, 2012

Richmond (KCBS) – The city of Richmond had a record 61 homicides in 1991; As of Monday, that number sits at 18. In fact, it wasn't that long ago that the city of Richmond was considered one of the most dangerous cities in the United States. Before ...more »

Wichita police seek tips in 2009 double homicide
Hutchinson NewsDecember 25, 2012

WICHITA - Wichita police and the local Crime Stoppers group have doubled the reward for tips leading to an arrest in a double homicide nearly four years ago. KWCH-TV reports the $2,000 offer is part of a campaign begun in October to solve cold cases in ...more »

After arrest in one unsolved homicide in Aroostook, police working on another
Bangor Daily NewsDecember 24, 2012

Since Smith had no signs advertising the establishment and word of mouth was used to secure business, police believe that his killer or killers had to be familiar with the sawmill, which looks like a private residence. Police believe the perpetrator or ...more »

Homicide victim's mother calls for end to violence
CBS 21December 24, 2012

"This was the 12th homicide of the year," said Pastor Belita Mitchell. "And it marks the fourth time in as many weeks that we've had to gather and stand in memory of one who was slain." In attendance today was the victim's mother, Sage Evans and the ...more »

Homicide Investigation Under Way in Shooting Death of Wauwatosa Officer
Patch.comDecember 24, 2012

A homicide investigation is under way in the death of Wauwtosa police officer Jennifer Lynn Sebena, 30, who was found dead early Christmas Eve morning. Wauwatosa Lt. Gerald Witkowski said at a noon press conference that the on-duty officer was struck ...more »

Police identify 16-year-old homicide victim shot and killed on Saginaw's East Side
The Saginaw News - MLive.comDecember 24, 2012

Ravell is the city's 30th homicide victim in 2012, according to Saginaw News records. Of those homicides, 26 killings have been ruled criminal. There have been 34 homicides in Saginaw County so far this year. Police ask anyone with information to call ...more »

Homicide rate plummeting in Richmond
KTVU San FranciscoDecember 24, 2012

A Bay Area city once considered among the most dangerous in the nation has seen its homicide rate plummet even as killings in other cities in the region have climbed. Eighteen people have been killed in Richmond this year -- the lowest number since ...more »

No arrest made in Smithfield homicide
Daily PressDecember 24, 2012

SMITHFIELD – Detectives in Smithfield have not identified a suspect in connection with the Dec. 19 murder of Jersey Park resident Travis Newby. Newby, 36, was gunned down outside his Wrenn Road apartment overnight Wednesday and later died in ...more »

Mansfield police investigate homicide
Shreveport TimesDecember 24, 2012

The body of LaDerrick Hadnott, 29, of Mansfield, was discovered around 10:30 a.m. today in the bedroom of a home in the 600 block of Topeka Street. Hadnott had what appeared to be a single gunshot wound to the head, Assistant Police Chief Gary Hobbs ...more »

Wauwatosa officer's death considered a homicide
Fox11online.comDecember 24, 2012

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A suburban Milwaukee police officer was found shot and killed on Christmas Eve a couple of hours after a police dispatcher tried unsuccessfully to reach her, and authorities said they were investigating the case as a homicide.more »

W. Market shooting now being called a homicide
WHAS 11.com (subscription)December 24, 2012

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Police are working a reported shooting in the 4000 block of W. Market Street. Very little information is available at this time, but we do know at least one person has been shot and killed. WHAS11's Karma Dickerson is at the ...more »

Second arrest made in Lizzi Marriott homicide
WCSH-TVDecember 24, 2012

PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (NEWS CENTER) - New Hampshire officials say they have made a second arrest in the connection with the homicide and disappearance of Elizabeth "Lizzi" Marriott. Police have arrested 19-year-old Kathryn McDonough of ...more »

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