Homicide

January 20, 2019 - 7:29 am
There are no arrests in a reported homicide in north Minneapolis. Police responded to the 3600 block of Penn and Queen Avenues just after 10:00 Saturday night and found the victim lying in an alleyway. 31-year-old Donzel Bell later died at North Memorial Hospital. It's not known what led to the...
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January 15, 2019 - 10:47 am
St. Paul Police are investigating what appears to be that city's first homicide of 2019. Monday night about 8:30 pm, police say a man was dropped off at Regions hospital in a private car. The man died hours later. Police determined it happened in the south Frogtown neighborhood an alley behind 440...
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January 15, 2019 - 4:41 am
Two men are in custody in connection to the shooting death of a 17-year-old Minneapolis boy in Fridley. 24 year old Travon Wallace and 20 year old Tamarr Long, both of Fridley are in custody and facing charges in connection with the death of Keimonte White. White was found shot last Thursday night...
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Jayme Closs is back home
Healing for Jayme Closs
January 12, 2019 - 5:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Katie Beers' joy quickly turned to deep concern when she learned 13-year-old Jayme Closs had been found alive in rural Wisconsin nearly three months after police say a man shot and killed her parents then abducted the girl from their home. "She is going to have to grieve the loss of...
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This undated image provided the Harris County Sheriff's Office shows Eric Black Jr. Prosecutors said Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, that the shooting death of a 7-year-old black girl as she rode in her family's vehicle stemmed from a case of mistaken identity. Prosecutors charged Black in the Dec. 30 death of Jazmine Barnes. (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP)
January 06, 2019 - 5:18 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A black man was arrested and charged with murder in the killing of a 7-year-old black girl in a drive-by shooting that authorities said Sunday appeared to be a case of mistaken identity, not a racially motivated attack, as her family feared. Jazmine Barnes' family had described the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, Nevada death row inmate Scott Raymond Dozier, right, confers with Lori Teicher, a federal public defender involved in his case, during an appearance in Clark County District Court in Las Vegas. Authorities say the 48-year-old Nevada death-row inmate who wanted for two years to die, but whose execution was postponed twice, has been found dead in his cell on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, from an apparent hanging. (AP Photo/Ken Ritter, File)
January 05, 2019 - 10:59 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A twice-convicted murderer who declared he wanted to die and who Nevada officials said tried several times to kill himself after two scheduled lethal injections were postponed has been found dead from an apparent hanging, officials said Saturday. Scott Raymond Dozier, 48, was found...
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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2018 file photo, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, accompanied by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, center, and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Preliminary numbers show homicides in Chicago fell by about 100 over the last year compared to 2017 according to a police report on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. (Rich Hein/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)
January 01, 2019 - 2:49 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Preliminary numbers indicate that homicides in Chicago fell by about 100 last year compared to 2017, though the total again eclipses the number of homicides in Los Angeles and New York combined, according to data released Tuesday. Police in Chicago, the nation's third largest city,...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Newman Police Department shows officer Ronil Singh who was killed on duty conducting a traffic stop early Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, in the town of Newman, Calif. A suspected drunk driver accused of fatally shooting Singh who pulled him over was captured Friday, Dec. 28, as he tried to flee back to Mexico, where he lived before illegally crossing into the U.S., authorities said. (Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
December 28, 2018 - 10:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A suspected drunken driver accused of killing a California police officer who pulled him over was captured Friday as he tried to flee back to Mexico, where he lived before illegally crossing into the U.S., authorities said. The sheriff leading the investigation blamed...
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December 26, 2018 - 6:49 am
A 16 year old boy has been arrested in connection with a weekend homicide in St. Paul. 15-year old Gabriel Reyes Hernandez was found dead in the parking lot of a dog park near Arlington Avenue and Ardwright Street on the city's east side early Sunday morning. The identity of the suspect has not...
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December 23, 2018 - 7:34 am
Investigators in Saint Paul are working the city's 17th reported homicide of the year. Just after midnight, officers were flagged down by a person who found a body in a popular dog park just after midnight near the intersection of Arlington and Arkright, west of Lake Phalen. "It was a pretty...
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