Tag Archives: Criminal homicide

15Apr/17

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez found not guilty

Former New England Patriots football star Aaron Hernandez was found not guilty of murdering two men outside a Boston nightclub in 2012. Continue reading

10Apr/17

Charleston church shooter pleads guilty to separate state murder counts

Dylann Roof, the white supremacist sentenced to death in federal court for the 2015 shooting massacre at a historic black church in South Carolina, pleads guilty to separate state murder charges.
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16Mar/16

“Pathetic” – victim’s parent describes mass killer Breivik

Mass killer Anders Behring Breivik suing the Norwegian state for violating his human rights by keeping him in isolation is “unreal” but that it is important the court decides, say his victims and their relatives.

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05Dec/15

New York Times in rare front-page editorial calls for outlawing some rifles

The newspaper’s editorial comes three days after Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, a married couple, carried out the mass shooting in San Bernardino with legally-purchased, .223 caliber assault-style rifles. FBI officials have said they are investigating the shooting as an “act of terrorism.”

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04Dec/15

News agency says Islamic State followers carried out California attacks

The Aamaq news agency, which supports Islamic State, says followers of the Islamist militant group carried out Wednesday’s attack on a social services agency in California, in which 14 people were killed.
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15Apr/15

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez found guilty of 2013 murder

A jury finds former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder in the June 2013 slaying of Odin Lloyd in an industrial park near his Massachusetts home.
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