Murder

San Jose Police Chief Larry Esquivel (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Police Chief Tackles Murder Suspect Escaping From Station

San Jose’s Police Chief tackled a murder suspect attempting to make a bold escape Monday.

04/20/2015

Lawrence Phillips #33 of the San Francisco 49ers carries the ball during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Alltell Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida. (Andy Lyons /Allsport/Getty Images)

Former 49ers Running Back Lawrence Phillips’ Cellmate Death Ruled Homicide

The death of a man sharing a prison cell with former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips was ruled a homicide by strangulation.

04/17/2015

Aaron Hernandez Court Appearance

Former Patriot Aaron Hernandez Guilty Of 1st Degree Murder

The jury in the trial of Aaron Hernandez found the former New England Patriots tight end guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

04/15/2015

Lawrence Phillips #33 of the San Francisco 49ers carries the ball during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at the Alltell Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida. (Andy Lyons /Allsport/Getty Images)

Former 49ers Running Back Lawrence Phillips Suspected Of Killing Prison Cellmate

Former San Francisco 49ers running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central California prison.

04/13/2015

Jodi Arias and Travis Alexander (CBS)

Judge Sentences Jodi Arias To Life With No Chance Of Parole For Murder Of Her Boyfriend

Travis Alexander complained Jodi Arias was stalking him, and had even climbed through the doggie door of his house. Prosecutors said she killed him in a jealous rage, shooting and stabbing him 30 times.

04/13/2015

Andrew Butler (San Jose Police Dept.)

Man Allegedly Kills Girlfriend In Front Of Her Children While She’s Behind Wheel In San Jose

A man in the passenger seat of a car allegedly shot dead his girlfriend while she was behind the wheel in San Jose – and in front of the couple’s baby and the woman’s teenage daughter – according to police and family members.

04/10/2015

Robert Durst and Susan Berman. (Source: CBS/48 Hours)

Real Estate Heir Durst Indicted On Louisiana Firearm Charges

Millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst was indicted Wednesday on the two weapons charges that have kept him in New Orleans even though his lawyers say he wants to go to Los Angeles as soon as possible to face a murder charge there.

04/08/2015

(CBS)

Juvenile Arrested On Attempted Murder Charge For Union City Stabbing

A juvenile has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder for allegedly stabbing a man in Union City on Monday night after a verbal altercation, police said.

04/07/2015

Frame from video shows a police officer shooting at a fleeing suspect.

White S. Carolina Police Officer Charged With Murder In Shooting Of Unarmed Black Man Caught On Camera

A white South Carolina police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a black motorist after a traffic stop.

04/07/2015

Gunshot Tracking Technology

Oakland Sees Double-Digit Drop In Murders And Gunfire According To ShotSpotter Analysis

Oakland police claim the city is seeing a double-digit drop in murders and gunfire according to the first year-to-year analysis from ShotSpotter, a gunfire detection company.

04/01/2015

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