Homicide

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June 15, 2019 - 10:24 am
There are no arrests in the shooting death of a man whose body was found early Saturday morning in south Minneapolis, not far from Powederhorn Park. MPD officers responded to a shot spotter activation at 5-30 a.m. in the area of East 37th Street and Clinton Avenue South. Emegency crews could not...
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Mark Freie
June 12, 2019 - 6:51 am
The scene of a car accident became a homicide investigation Tuesday afternoon in northeast Minneapolis. Minneapolis police were called to the intersection of Central Avenue and NE 14th Avenue at 4:49 p.m. after a car drove into a building. Police found an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot...
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Police Sirens
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June 10, 2019 - 5:04 am
Police have made an arrest following a deadly shooting in downtown Minneapolis early Monday. One person died during the shooting, while another is in critical condition at Hennepin County Medical Center, according to MPD officials. Police say both shooting victims are adult men. The shooting...
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Defense Attorney Daniel Nardoni, left, questions Ashton Kutcher during his tesitimony in the murder trial of Michael Gargiulo in Los Angeles Superior Court, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Gargiulo, 43, has pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder and an attempted-murder charge stemming from attacks in the Los Angeles area between 2001 and 2008, including the death of Kutcher's former girlfriend, 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)
May 29, 2019 - 2:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ashton Kutcher has testified at a Los Angeles murder trial that he went to pick up a woman to go out for drinks on a night in 2001 and left when she didn't answer her door, only to learn the next day she had been killed. The 41-year-old actor said from the witness stand Wednesday...
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Arnulfo Ochoa, the father of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, is surrounded by family members and supporters, as he walks into the Cook County medical examiner's office to identify his daughter's body, Thursday, May 16, 2019 in Chicago. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
May 16, 2019 - 10:15 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman who sold baby clothes to a pregnant woman and lured her back to her house with an offer of more clothing has been charged with murder after allegedly strangling the woman with a cord and cutting the infant from her womb, police said Thursday. Clarisa Figueroa, 46,...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2016 photo, demonstrators raise their fists in the air at the Government Center in Minneapolis during a protest over two Minneapolis police officers fatally shooting Jamar Clark, a black man, in November 2015. On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, a federal judge summoned Minneapolis city leaders to court after learning that the city had rejected an offer to settle a lawsuit over the killing of a black man by police in 2015 — with the rejection coming the same day the city announced it had agreed to pay $20 million to the family of a white woman killed by police. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
May 08, 2019 - 1:55 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis city leaders told a federal judge Wednesday that they will work with a court-appointed mediator to try to settle a lawsuit filed by the father of a black man who was killed by police in 2015. U.S. District Judge Michael Davis summoned attorneys to court on Wednesday...
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Sloane Martin
May 03, 2019 - 4:35 pm
An arrest is made in the death of a man who was shot in broad daylight in a parking of a business in St. Paul's North End neighborhood. The victim's name is not released. Police say Lavelle Darvon Brown, 27, of St. Paul, booked into the Ramsey County jail early Saturday morning on suspicion of...
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May 03, 2019 - 10:50 am
The seventh reported homicide of the year in Minneapolis is a man who was shot early Friday morning downtown in the 300 block of First Avenue. There are no suspects in custody. "There was an altercation or a disturbance between two groups of people, it escalated into a shooting," said the MPD's...
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Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz sits in court at the Broward Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Wednesday May 1, 2019 for a motion by the Public Defender's Office to withdraw from the case due to Cruz receiving an inheritance that can be used to pay for a private attorney. Defense attorney Melisa McNeill and Diane Cuddihy sit with their client. Nikolas Cruz, who faces the death penalty if convicted. Cruz is accused of killing 17 and wounding 17 in the February 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)\
May 01, 2019 - 1:09 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response to last year's mass shooting at a Parkland high school. The Republican-led House voted 65-47 on Wednesday to send the bill to GOP Gov. Ron...
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