Court rejects appeal of killer of 3 in home invasion

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut Supreme Court rejected the appeal of a man convicted of murder, sexual assault and other crimes in the killings of a woman and her two daughters, ages 11 and 17, in a 2007 home invasion. Justices issued a 7-0 decision Monday upholding the convictions against Joshua Komisarjevsky. He appealed on […]

Man charged with murder in Missouri convenience store attack

KOSHKONONG, Mo. — A 28-year-old man has been charged in the fatal shooting of one person and the wounding of three more at a convenience store in a small southern Missouri town. Christopher Lindley of Thayer, Missouri, was charged with first-degree murder and criminal action in the shooting at the Snappy Mart store in Koshkonong, […]

Bond set for father, daughter in North Carolina murder case

LEXINGTON, N.C. — A man and his daughter who were sentenced to prison in the 2015 death of an Irish businessman were released on bond Wednesday, weeks after the North Carolina Supreme court agreed that their convictions should be reversed. Prosecutors have not said whether they intend to pursue a retrial against Thomas Martens and […]

6 relatives dead in apparent murder-suicide at Texas home

ALLEN, Texas — Six people were found dead in a suburban Dallas home early Monday after police say two brothers apparently killed four family members and then themselves. Police in Allen went to the home for a welfare check at around 1 a.m. Police said the call came from a family friend who said that […]

Philadelphia sees homicide spike that could break a single-year record

More On: philadelphia Two women, including godmother, charged in beating death of toddler Widener nursing professors caught mocking students in Zoom class recording Road rage ATV rider booked on attempted murder charges Pennsylvania Hospital patient stabs doctor in head, face while being treated Philadelphia is on pace to shatter its record for most homicides ever […]

Homicide squad probe death of man in Melton

Detectives from the homicide squad are investigating the death of a man in Melbourne’s west. The man’s body was found about 11am on Wednesday by local police at an address on Fay Street in Melton. A police spokesman said detectives are still attempting to establish the cause of death. “The investigation is very much in […]

UK funds street lights, CCTV amid anger over woman's killing

LONDON — Britain’s government plans to increase funding for street lighting and closed-circuit TV as part of a package of measures to help protect women and girls. The plans follow the murder of a young woman who was abducted on the streets of London earlier this month. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Monday night that […]

Police find triple homicide in Georgia neighborhood

Is the rise in violent crime the new norm? An 18-year-old was stabbed and set on fire in Bronx, New York; Fox Nation’s ‘Crime Stories’ host Nancy Grace reacts to the unrest across America on ‘The Daily Briefing.’ Police officers in Gwinett County, Ga., found a triple homicide after responding to reports of a shooting Saturday afternoon. When officers […]