Murdered #1201 – 1300

#1201

05/01/2014 Police in Virginia on Saturday arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of killing a boy half his age, who family and neighbours said was killed trying to rescue his older sister from a sexual assault. The Richmond Police Department did not identify the suspect, citing his age, but said he was charged with murder and strangulation. He is also suspected of attacking the girl, who family members said is 12 years old.http://news360.com/article/237185101

#1202

05/03/2014 Saturday that they had arrested 20 people suspected of being associated with attacks that left at least 29 Muslims dead in villages in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, where tensions between members of the Bodo tribal group and non-Bodo residents, including Muslims, have been simmering for years. http://news360.com/article/237175676

#1203

05/03/2014 A gunman who shot and killed three people and injured four more in north-east Arkansas was an acquaintance or friend of the victims, police said on Sunday, but noted the motive still is unknown. Authorities identified the shooter as Porfirio Hernandez, 40, who had recently been released from a mental health treatment facility. Sergeant Doug Formon of Jonesboro police did not give further details in an email to the Associated Press. http://news360.com/article/237211190

#1204

05/01/2014 The slayings of Rich and Johnson on Thursday in the isolated community of Tanana underscored the challenges law enforcement faces in this huge state. Like many troopers assigned to patrol multiple villages, Rich and Johnson were not based in the interior community of 238 people. They worked out of the troopers’ four-person rural service unit in Fairbanks 130 miles to the east, and they had to reach Tanana by plane. http://news360.com/article/237175469

#1205

05/03/2014 NAIROBI, Kenya – At least three people were killed in a grenade blast in one of two explosions Saturday along the coast of Kenya, which has been working to crack down on a recent wave of terrorist attacks. http://news360.com/article/237192425

#1206

05/13/2014 PRETORIA, South Africa – Tension is rising in South Africa’s platinum mine sector, where three miners who were working in defiance of a strike have been killed in separate incidents. The South African Press Association quoted police as saying Tuesday that the platinum-mining area around Rustenburg town was quiet after the violence that had started Sunday. The agency says one slain miner was stabbed, another was set afire and a third miner and his wife were strangled to death. http://news360.com/article/238584950

#1207

05/12/2014 Isabel Carrasco, 59, renowned as a strong character who was Popular Party leader of the Leon provincial council, was shot repeatedly in broad daylight on Monday as she crossed a footbridge near her home in the northern city. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and other leading Spanish politicians suspended European election campaigning and joined the mourning for Carrasco. http://news360.com/article/238819297

#1208

01/28/2011 The wife of a military officer shot and killed her son on the way to soccer practice, then drove to their upscale home and shot her daughter in the head while she studied at her computer, Afterward, the woman told detectives she killed the teens for being “mouthy.” http://www.nbcnews.com/id/41319561/ns/us_news-crime_and_courts/#.U3TdJV4bmnk

#1209

05/15/2014 A car bomb struck Thursday in a bustling area in downtown Baghdad, killing at least six people and wounding 13, officials said. The explosives-laden car was left in a parking lot in the Karrada neighborhood, near a commercial area where also some government offices are located, including courts and a hospital, a police officer said. Three civilians and three policemen were killed, he added.http://news360.com/article/238936144

#1210

05/13/2014 Oscar-winning Swedish director Malik Bendjelloul took his own life, his brother has confirmed. The body of the 36-year-old, best known for the documentary Searching For Sugar Man, was found in the Stockholm area on Tuesday. I can confirm that it was suicide and that he has been depressed for a short period of time. http://news360.com/article/238930807

#1211

05/14/2014 At least five Vietnamese people and 16 others described as Chinese have been killed in the latest incident of rioting, Reuters news agency has reported, as tension between Beijing and Vietnam escalates over the disputed territory in the South China Sea.Wednesday night’s violence comes hours after mobs burned and looted a number of foreign-owned factories at industrial parks near the capital Hanoi. The protests by workers are against China’s recent placement of an oil rig in the disputed Southeast Asian waters. Vietnam has sent ships to confront the rig which are engaged in a tense standoff with Chinese vessels protecting it. http://news360.com/article/238930181

#1212

05/11/2014 BAGHDAD — Militants in Iraq launched an audacious attack on a military barracks in a remote area in the country’s north and killed 20 troops overnight, including some who had been bound and shot at close range, authorities said Sunday as other attacks killed 18. The killings at the military barracks in the village of Ayn al-Jahish outside of Mosul mirrored two previous assaults earlier this year in the area targeting security forces. It also represents the latest blow to the government’s efforts to achieve stability in restive Sunni-dominated areas. http://news360.com/article/238331671

#1213

05/10/2014 LODI, N.J. — A man was charged Saturday with stabbing his estranged wife to death, then fleeing with their two young sons to South Carolina, where he was captured and the boys were found safe after a five-state Amber Alert, authorities said.Police who arrived at the home of Tracy Jordan, 39, in Lodi to conduct a welfare check Friday night found her dead of multiple stab wounds, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s office. Her worried mother had called police after she hadn’t been able to get ahold of her and no one answered a knock at the door, a family friend said. http://www.denverpost.com/nationworld/ci_25738387/man-charged-fatal-stabbing-estranged-wife-two-sons?source=rss

#1214

05/10/2014 MILITANTS who attacked a military base in north Iraq kidnapping 20 soldiers later shot them dead. The soldiers were abducted by a large group of militants in several vehicles from a small base in the Ain al-Jahash south of Mosul, and their bodies were found in the area on Saturday night, sources said. But accounts of when the attack took place varied, with a police major and morgue employee putting it on Saturday night, while an army major general said it had taken place earlier in the week. http://news360.com/article/238236948

#1215

05/08/2014 Young people clashed with police in the streets on Thursday in an angry response to Venezuelan security forces dismantling four tent cities maintained by anti-government demonstrators, and officials reported one officer killed and another injured. The bloodshed came after hundreds of police and troops arrested 243 student protesters during pre-dawn raids on camps in front of the offices of the United Nations and in better-off neighbourhoods in the capital largely opposed to President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government. http://news360.com/article/237983793

#1216

05/05/2014 HEARNE, Texas — The nephew of a 93-year-old Central Texas woman shot and killed by a police officer says his aunt fired two shots before the officer shot her. http://news360.com/article/238019335

#1217

05/09/2014 TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man shot his wife and two teenage children in the head, then scattered gasoline and fireworks around the mansion they rented before setting the home ablaze and killing himself, deputies said Friday. Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Col. Donna Lusczynski said at a news conference Friday that Darrin Campbell had purchased fireworks, gas cans and gasoline in the days before the family was killed. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/may/9/4-dead-in-tampa-mansion-blaze-were-shot-to-death/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

#1218

05/08/2014 Former tennis star James Blake had been renting the home to a family for about the past two years, and was not there at the time of the fire, Miss Lusczynski said. She identified the renters as the Campbell family; voter registration records identified them as Darrin Campbell and his wife, Kimberly. A former neighbour, George Connley, said Darrin Campbell was the treasurer of Carrollwood Day School, a private school attended by the Campbell’s teenage children, Colin and Megan.http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/10815338/Four-killed-in-fire-started-deliberately-at-home-of-former-US-tennis-star-James-Blake.html

#1219

05/07/2014 Boko Haram has been further condemned after details emerged of a massacre of as many as 300 people close to Nigeria’s border with Cameroon, while the Islamist group continued to hold more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/08/boko-haram-massacre-nigeria-gamboru-ngala

#1220

05/15/2014 BEIRUT – A massive car bomb ripped through a crowded garage Thursday near a rebel-held border crossing between Syria and Turkey, killing at least 43 people in an area that has seen fierce fighting between rival rebel groups, an anti-government activist group said. http://news360.com/article/239036133

#1221

05/15/2014 Twin suicide bombings in the centre of Baghdad have killed at least six people, the latest in a spate of explosions in the Iraqi capital since elections last month. The blasts went off minutes apart during morning rush hour on Thursday in the commercial district of Karrada, near a crossroads that is the site of a hospital, a police headquarters and a court building. Each bombing killed three people, security and medical officials said. Among the fatalities was at least one policeman.

#1222

05/15/2014 Three people are dead and 22 people are injured in Bangkok after a gunfire and grenade attack on a new protesters’ site early Thursday morning. The anti-government PDRC camp is close to the Democracy Monument–in the city’s prime tourist area. http://news360.com/article/239070741

#1223

05/13/2014 Ukraine says six of its soldiers were killed during an ambush by militants on Tuesday. “The incident took place in the village of Oktyabrski in the Slovyansk region, about 20 kilometers from Kramatorsk, during ‘a unit movement from the military base.’ The location is in volatile eastern Ukraine. ” ‘Our soldiers were attacked in an ambush. Terrorists attacked our land troops with grenades. The attackers were more than 30 people and set an ambush near the river,’ the ministry said.http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/05/13/312164133/six-ukrainian-soldiers-killed-in-ambush

#1224

05/13/2014 Camille Lepage’s work has been published in the Guardian, Le Monde, the Sunday Times, the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and used by the BBC. Photograph: Camille Lepage A French photojournalist has been killed in the Central African Republic, the presidential palace announced on Tuesday evening. http://www.theguardian.com/media/2014/may/13/french-photojournalist-camille-lepage-killed-central-african-republic?CMP=twt_gu

#1225

05/16/2014 NAIROBI, Kenya — Two bombs killed 10 people and wounded 70 others Friday, tossing bodies into the air at a market in Kenya’s capital, while hundreds of British tourists were evacuated from the coastal resort of Mombasa after warnings of an impending attack by Islamic extremists. http://news360.com/article/239264490

#1226

05/16/2014 TRIPOLI, Libya — Fierce fighting in eastern Libya between army troops loyal to a rogue general and two militias killed 24 people Friday, with the country’s top military official calling the offensive launched without government approval a “coup.” The clashes forced closure of the city main airport late Friday. Military aircraft and helicopters, apparently under the command of Gen. Khalifa Hifter, flew over the eastern city of Benghazi, Libyan security officials said. On the ground, Hifter’s troops besieged the bases of the Islamist militia Rafallah al-Sahati and a militia known as February 17, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to journalists. The clashes killed at least 24 people, according to several health officials in at least four hospitals in the city where bodies arrived. A total of 124 were wounded, officials said. http://news360.com/article/239223930

#1227

05/16/2014 BAGHDAD (AP) — Separate attacks in Iraq killed five members of an anti-militant Sunni militia on Friday as an al-Qaida splinter group claimed responsibility for a spate of Baghdad bombings that killed at least 19 people the day before. Insurgents frequently attack members of the Sunni militia, also known as Sahwa, which joined forces with U.S. troops at the height of the Iraq war to fight al-Qaida. http://news360.com/article/239148048

#1228

05/15/2014 RAMALLAH, West Bank – Israeli troops shot dead two Palestinian teens in a West Bank clash that erupted Thursday after Palestinians marked their uprooting during the war over Israel’s 1948 creation. http://news360.com/article/239113873

#1229

05/11/2014 DE SOTO  • A woman and her two young children barricaded themselves inside a De Soto home Sunday night while her husband threatened to shoot her. After a standoff with police, the 27-year-old man fatally shot himself. The woman and children were unharmed. They were hiding in a downstairs bedroom while the man was upstairs. http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/de-soto-husband-kills-self-as-frightened-wife-hides-with/article_0e0a5c1b-b32b-57b7-a957-92a7f6ed2b25.html

#1230

05/18/2014 DAMASCUS, Syria — The head of Syria’s air defenses was killed in clashes near the capital, Damascus, a government official and activists said Sunday, one of a few high-ranking military officers to be killed in the country’s 3-year-old civil war. Lt. Gen. Hussein Ishaq’s death may boost morale for those fighting against President Bashar Assad’s government, as they’ve faced a series of setbacks and surrendered territory over the last year. http://news360.com/article/239371008

#1231

05/17/2014 BAGHDAD — Authorities in Iraq say a bombing at an outdoor market north of the capital, Baghdad, has killed five people. Police officials say the attack took place Saturday when the bomb exploded at the market in the town of Tarmiyha, killing five shoppers and wounding 14. http://news360.com/article/239296383

#1232

05/20/2014 At least 118 people were killed and dozens more injured when two car bombs exploded at a busy bus terminal and market in Nigeria’s central city of Jos on Tuesday. The second blast, which was captured on camera by a local television station, came half an hour after the first, killing some of the rescue workers who had rushed to the scene.http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/nigeria/10845827/Nigeria-bomb-blast-captured-on-camera.html

#1233

05/20/2014 Syrian activists said at least 23 people were killed by rocket attacks in two northern towns. Activists said rocket fire from Syrian military helicopters killed at least 10 people in the town of Azaz early Tuesday. Azaz is in Aleppo province near the border with Turkey. http://news360.com/article/239695159

#1234

05/20/2014 JERUSALEM (AP) — An investigation of a fatal West Bank clash between Israeli forces and Palestinian stone-throwers indicates that troops used live fire without justification and in violation of the army’s rules of engagement, an Israeli human rights group said Tuesday. Two Palestinian teens were killed and one was wounded in last week’s confrontation. Palestinian hospital officials have said the three were shot in the upper body by live rounds. http://news360.com/article/239682361

#1235

05/20/2014 Three little girls were stabbed to death in their home near Torrance, California, on Tuesday, according to multiple reports in the local media. The children, ages 3, 2 and 2 months old, were found lying in a pool of blood on a bed alongside their mother, police told KTLA. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/21/carol-coronado-arrested-daughters-slain_n_5362660.html

#1236

05/21/2014 Jos, Nigeria • Islamic militants killed 48 villagers in northeastern Nigeria near the town where they kidnapped 300 schoolgirls, and the U.S. said Wednesday it was sending in 80 military personnel to expand the drone search for the captives. The developments came hours after twin car bombings claimed at least 130 lives in this central city — an escalating campaign of violence blamed on the Boko Haram terrorist network and its drive to impose an Islamic state on Nigeria. http://news360.com/article/239968038

#1237

05/20/2014 TORRANCE, Calif. — Several knives were recovered at a gruesome scene in California where a mother was arrested in the killing of her three young daughters and taken from the scene covered in blood and wearing only a blanket, authorities and witnesses said. But it’s not clear how the three girls, who ranged in age from 3 years to 2 months old, were killed, Los Angeles County sheriff’s Lt. Dave Coleman said. Detectives were completing their investigation and clearing out of the scene Wednesday morning, more than 12 hours after the suspect’s mother called the

#1238

05/22/2014 BLAHODATNE, Ukraine – In the deadliest raid yet on Ukrainian troops, pro-Russia insurgents attacked a military checkpoint Thursday, killing 16 soldiers, and the interim prime minister accused Moscow of trying to disrupt the upcoming election for a new president to lead the divided country out of its crisis. http://news360.com/article/240188480

#1239

05/19/2014 The 51-year-old who’s famous for the police drama series The Shield was arrested on Tuesday when he allegedly confessed to police. Jace remains in custody in lieu of two-million dollar bail, and is due to be arraigned later today. http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/22/showbiz/shield-actor-michael-jace-homicide-charge/

#1240

12/12/2010 A Nevada jury found a former Las Vegas Strip performer guilty of second-degree murder on Thursday for killing and dismembering his dancer ex-girlfriend in a closely watched case that offered a lurid glimpse behind the curtains of the Sin City stage community. http://news360.com/article/240161118

#1241

05/27/2014 25-year-old woman was stoned to death and killed by her family outside a high court in the Pakistani city of Lahore, for marrying the man she fell in love with, according to police and a lawyer. Police said about 20 members of the family started attacking Farzana Parveen, and her husband Mohammad Iqbal, with sticks and bricks as they waited for the high court to open on Tuesday afternoon. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/05/27/photo-pakistani-woman-stoned-to-death-because-she-married-the-man-she-loved/

#1242

05/24/2014 Officials in northern Iraq say a car bomb targeting a liquor store has killed 11 people and wounded more than two dozen others. Authorities say the blast happened Saturday in the al-Wassiti neighborhood in the city of Kirkuk, about 270 kilometers north of Baghdad. http://news360.com/article/240461816

#1243

05/24/2014 Chicago police shot and killed a knife-wielding man who chased paramedics responding to a 911 call for a person stabbed, according to authorities. The shooting happened about 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of 71st Street and Racine Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood. The man shot by police died at 12:08 a.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. A spokesman for that office said the man had been identified as 62-year-old Michael Myers of the 11300 block of South Indiana Avenue. http://news360.com/article/240455160

#1244

05/25/2014 Three separate bomb attacks – two in the capital Islamabad and one in a restive tribal region – have killed six soldiers and one civilian in Pakistan. The explosions followed three days of intensive Pakistani military airstrikes against Taliban hideouts near the Afghan border, which killed at least 75 people. http://news360.com/article/240370991

#1245

05/22/2014 Shadi al-Menei, the head of the Egyptian armed group Ansar Bait al-Maqdis, has been killed along with other members overnight, Egyptian security sources say. The sources said Menei was killed on Thursday while walking in Maghara in Sinai Peninsula, the Reuters news agency reported. http://news360.com/article/240196870

#1246

05/25/2014 An Italian photojournalist and his Russian interpreter have been killed in eastern Ukraine while covering fighting between government forces and pro-Russia insurgents. 30 year old Andrea Ronchelli and 60 year old Andrey Mironov died from mortar fire after they were shot at near the pro-Russian stronghold of Sloviansk. Ronchelli was the founder of the photo agency Cesura. http://news360.com/article/240483204

#1247

05/24/2014 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) – Three people were killed and a fourth person was wounded in a shooting at an oceanfront motel in Myrtle Beach, one of South Carolina’s most popular tourist destinations. The shootings took place around 11 p.m. Saturday in front of crowds of tourists at the Bermuda Sands Motel along the beach’s new boardwalk, Myrtle Beach Police Capt. David Knipes said. http://news360.com/article/240473983

#1248

05/24/2014 SANAA, Yemen (AP) – Yemeni soldiers killed 15 al-Qaida fighters in fierce fighting with militants who launched a major attack overnight targeting army, security and government buildings in a southern city, authorities said Saturday. The Defense Ministry said in a statement that the army foiled the attack and now completely controls Sayoun, a city in southern Hadramawt province. It said the fighting killed 10 soldiers and wounded others. Security and military officials earlier said that the attackers killed 16 troops. http://news360.com/article/240371229

#1249

05/22/2014 ISTANBUL — Two men have died after clashes in Istanbul between the police and a group of demonstrators who had gathered to protest last week’s mine disaster in Soma, Gov. Huseyin Avni Mutlu of Istanbul said Friday. One man, Ugur Kurt, 30, an Istanbul resident who was in the Okmeydani district to attend a funeral, was shot in the head by a stray bullet as the police responded to homemade bombs and stones being hurled by about 15 protesters. Mr. Kurt died in a hospital late Thursday. The news set off new clashes in the area that continued into Friday. http://news360.com/article/240344288

#1250

05/23/2014 SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy charged with fatally shooting a Pennsylvania cab driver who didn’t take his preferred route was interviewed as a witness to a triple homicide in New Jersey last year, police said.Aazis Richardson was charged with murder Friday night, hours after 47-year-old cab driver Vincent Darbenzio was found shot twice in the head in Scranton. Police said Richardson had complained that the driver was “taking the long way and ripping him off.” http://news360.com/article/240487598

#1251

05/24/2014 JOS, Nigeria – An explosion ripped through an outdoor venue crowded with soccer fans watching a European final Saturday night and many are feared dead in the Nigerian city of Jos, officials said, four days after twin car bombs blamed on Islamic extremists killed at least 130 people in the central city. http://news360.com/article/240424974

#1252

05/25/2014 A series of attacks in Somalia left at least seven people dead, including six attackers and one soldier who tried to stopped a suicide bomber from entering the country’s parliament building. The multi-pronged, complex attack carried out by militants in Mogadishu involved a car bomb, suicide bomber and gunmen on foot, police said. http://news360.com/article/240437164

#1253

05/23/2014 There were renewed calls for stricter gun laws in the US on Sunday, following Friday night’s shooting spree in the southern California college town of Isla Vista, which left seven dead including the gunman, British-born Elliot Rodger. Rodger, who was 22, is also suspected of having stabbed to death a further three victims at his apartment close to the University of California, Santa Barbara. http://news360.com/article/240505300

#1254

05/24/2014 A French woman and an Israeli couple died yesterday in the attack, and security has been tightened around Jewish institutions. A fourth person has died following a gun attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, as police continue to hunt for those responsible. http://news360.com/article/240497839

#1255

01/25/2014 In late January, a mentally ill man was shot and killed by two police officers in Lodi, Calif., a town south of Sacramento. Tragedy often follows a confrontation between the police and a mentally ill person, but the facts of this case are in dispute. http://www.npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2014/05/29/315941286/shooting-of-sikh-army-veteran-divides-community

#1256

04/24/2014 Two officers at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen shot and killed a pair of armed Yemeni civilians during an attempted abduction of the Americans at a Sanaa business last month, the State Department said Friday. The officers have left Yemen, Marie Harf, a spokeswoman for the State Department, said in a statement. No other details were provided. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/state-dept-americans-killed-2-yemenis-last-month

#1257

05/22/2014 The vehicles raced toward the market an hour after sunrise, one from the north and another from the south, mowing over pedestrians and tossing explosives. One of the vehicles itself then exploded. In moments, 31 were dead and 90 injured as the latest in a string of deadly terror attacks again stained streets with blood in Urumqi, the capital of China’s far western Xinjiang region, which is home to the country’s ethnic Uighur population. http://news360.com/article/239984624

#1258

05/28/2014 Disturbing pictures of the two teenage girls found hanged from a mango tree after being gang-raped have been broadcast on Indian TV, as furious locals prevented the police from reaching their bodies. Women have also been demonstrating in the regional capital of Lucknow, 160km from the village. The girls, who were aged 14 and 15 and are believed to be related, disappeared from fields near the village of Katra, in Uttar Pradesh state in the north of the country. Investigators have made three arrests – including two police officers – since the gruesome crime. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/05/29/gang-rape-teen-india_n_5411634.html?utm_hp_ref=uk

#1259

06/08/2014 Gunmen attacked Pakistan’s international airport in Karachi Sunday night, and the fighting continued into Monday morning. The reported death toll has been rising: The latest from Pakistan media is that at least 23 are dead, including airport guards and the 10 militants said to be behind the attack.http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/06/08/320069910/karachi-airport-attacked-by-armed-gunmen-pakistani-officials-say?sc=17&f=1001&utm_source=iosnewsapp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=app

#1260

06/05/2014 A gunman opened fire Thursday at Seattle Pacific University, killing one person and wounding two before being tackled by a student security guard, Seattle police said. The gunman was reloading a shotgun when the student, working as a building monitor, used pepper spray and knocked him down, Police Capt. Chris Fowler told reporters. “Once on the ground, other students jumped on top of them and subdued the shooter,” he said. http://news360.com/article/242299220

#1261

06/05/2014 After the militants forced everyone into the village centers, “they began to shout ‘Allahu akbar, Allahu akbar,’ then they started to fire at the people continuously for a very long time until all who had gathered were dead,” he said. Allahu akbar means God is great. http://news360.com/article/242187737

#1262

06/12/2014 The U.S. resumed its drone strikes inside Pakistan, killing at least 13 people in two separate attacks on militant areas late Wednesday and early Thursday http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/06/12/321353619/u-s-drones-kill-13-suspected-militants-in-pakistan

#1263

06/01/2014 A boy of 13 was among four youths being held on suspicion of murder today after an 18-year-old man was knifed to death in a street brawl. The sibling of the teenage victim screamed hysterically “that’s my brother” as paramedics battled to save his life. The victim, named locally as 18-year-old James Hunter, was fatally knifed in Sydenham, south London, on Saturday night. He was pronounced dead at the scene in Wells Park Road just before 9.30pm. He is the fifth teenager to be murdered in the capital this year. http://news360.com/article/241542177

#1264

06/31/2014 GRIFFIN, Ga. — A 43-year-old Griffin police officer was shot and killed while off-duty early Saturday morning and the man who police say fired the gun is in critical but stable condition after being shot by the officer’s brother. Officer Kevin Jordan was working an overnight security shift in uniform at a Waffle House restaurant in Griffin when two men and a woman caused a disturbance around 2:30 a.m., Griffin Police Lt. Mike Richardson said. Jordan escorted them to the parking lot, when the woman identified as Chantell Mixon began physically fighting with him. http://news360.com/article/241496526

#1265

05/31/2014 An airstrike by Pakistani forces along the Afghan border killed four civilians on Saturday, officials said, as a Pakistani offensive against Taliban militants continued despite protests by the Afghan government.http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/31/us-afghanistan-pakistan-airstrike-idUSKBN0EB0E420140531

#1266

05/04/2014 Violence has claimed the lives of 799 Iraqis in May, the highest monthly death toll so far this year, the United Nations said on Sunday, underlining the daunting challenges the government faces as it struggles to contain a surge in sectarian violence. The figures issued by the U.N. mission to Iraq, known as UNAMI, put last month’s civilian death toll at 603, with 196 security forces killed. UNAMI added that 1,409 Iraqis, including 1,108 civilians, were wounded. The previous month’s death toll stood at 750, making April the second deadliest month of the year. http://news360.com/article/241518883

#1267

06/01/2014 A bomb blast targeting a television viewing centre for football in northeast Nigeria killed at least 14 people and wounded 12 on Sunday, police and the military said. http://news360.com/article/241592094

#1268

06/02/2014 At least 15 people were killed and more than 40 wounded in battles between the Jihadist militant group Ansar al Sharia and forces loyal to a renegade general in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Monday, according to hospitals in the city. http://news360.com/article/241655910

#1269

06/06/2014 A 16 year old who is accused of killing his father with a cane and hiding the body in a backyard compost bin was charged as an adult in the crime on Friday. Rylan Salzman, from Tacoma, Washington, plead not guilty to one count of second-degree murder in the death of his father, Richard Salzman. Richard Salzman, 49,  was reported missing last Saturday by his wife, Louise Salzman. The last time he had been seen was the day before. http://news360.com/article/243566669

#1270

06/14/2014 A BOMB attack targeting a weapons bazaar in eastern Syria close to the Iraqi border has killed 30 “terrorists”, state television reports. “A big explosion hits a terrorist arms market in Mayadeen, killing 30 terrorists and wounding dozens of others,” the television reported on Saturday. http://news360.com/article/243582758

#1271

06/11/2014 Father Kenneth Walker, an associate pastor at the Mater Misericordiae Mission in Phoenix, Ariz., died from gunshot wounds Wednesday night, likely after answering a late-night knock at the door to the church’s living quarters. http://news360.com/article/243559200

#1272

06/13/2014 EATONTON, Ga. (AP) — The unsolved beheading of a retiree and the killing of his elderly wife has so rattled their gated, lakeside Georgia community that neighbors are casting about for even outlandish explanations. Was it a mob hit? A drug dealer? A hungry alligator? The peaceful neighborhood where the couple was found dead hadn’t seen as much as a burglary in recent memory.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/13/russell-and-shirley-dermond_n_5492927.html

#1273

09/2009 no information on day. “Honour killing” of Farzana Parveen sparked world-wide outrage. The pregnant 25-year-old was battered with bricks and cudgels as she tried to enter a Pakistani court with husband Muhammad Iqbal, 45. But he has now confessed to strangling his first wife, Ayesha Bibithe, mother of his five children – so he could marry neighbour’s daughter Farzana. He said: “I was in love with her and killed my first wife because of this.” Iqbal was not charged because he was forgiven by his son Aurangzdeb. Under Pakistani law, this saved him from a any sentence.http://news360.com/article/241355012

#1274

06/14/2014 NOVOHANNIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s new president declared Sunday a day of mourning and vowed to punish those responsible after pro-Russia separatists shot down a Ukrainian military transport plane, killing all 49 crew and troops aboard. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/14/ukraine-military-plane-shot-down_n_5494116.html

#1275

06/16/2014 BANNU, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s air force pounded targets in the country’s northwest on Monday, killing 27 militants, the army said, as the government finally pushed ahead with a military offensive against insurgent safe havens. The airstrikes are part of the long-awaited operation against foreign and local militants in North Waziristan, a tribal region near the Afghan border that is used as a base by the insurgents to attack the rest of Pakistan. http://news360.com/article/243770915

#1276

06/16/2014 KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb planted by the Afghan Taliban killed 5 civilians from the same family in the southern Kandahar province on Monday, the Interior Ministry said. In a statement, it condemned the killings, adding that three of the victims were children. The attack follows last weekend’s presidential runoff, a vote which the Taliban had warned Afghans not to participate in or face attack. On Sunday, officials said the group had cut of the fingers of a dozen voters in retribution and also killed 11 people. http://news360.com/article/243771046

#1277

06/15/2014 At least 48 people were killed Sunday night after suspected Somali militants attacked hotels and a police station in a small Kenyan coastal town, officials said Monday. Kenya’s top police commander, David Kimaiyo, reportedly said that a group of gunmen targeted two hotels, a bank and a police station in the town of Mpeketoni, located about 30 miles southwest of the popular tourist island of Lamu, and about 60 miles west of the Somalia border. http://news360.com/article/243758670

#1278

06/13/2014 The father just wanted his 37-year-old daughter, whom he believed was too drunk to drive, to give him the keys. The father even stood in front of her car to stop her from driving away after a family argument.But the daughter, Soukvilay Barton, allegedly dropped the car into gear anyway and ran over her father, killing him, according to published reports http://news360.com/article/243772111

#1279

06/15/2014 SANAA, Yemen (AP) – A gunman opened fire on a bus transporting military hospital staff in the southern Yemeni city of Aden on Sunday, killing eight people, including two women, and wounding a dozen others, security officials and witnesses said. http://news360.com/article/243676219

#1280

06/14/2014 LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas police officer killed in an ambush at a pizza shop was remembered Saturday as a Renaissance man, a first-rate police officer and a loving family man. More than 2,400 family members, friends, police officers and others gathered to pay tribute to Alyn Beck, who was gunned down while eating lunch last Sunday along with officer Igor Soldo. Investigators say the two officers were killed by an anti-government couple who went on to kill a bystander before they died in a shootout with police in a Wal-Mart store. http://news360.com/article/243684604

#1281

06/14/2014 Officers found a woman dead inside the property in Lark Rise in Martlesham Heath, Suffolk, at around 8.55pm last night. The death is being treated as suspicious and a post-mortem examination will take place to establish the cause of death. Police had earlier gone to an address in Tunstall Green, near Woodbridge, at around 6.35pm after receiving a report from the ambulance service that a man at the property had sustained injuries to his wrists. http://news360.com/article/243590411

#1282

06/21/2014 It was the latest in a series of attacks pointing to growing unrest in the sprawling region of Xinjiang, where the native Muslim Uighur people want more autonomy from Beijing. Last month, a market bombing killed 43 people in Xinjiang’s capital, Urumqi. Chinese authorities have blamed the attacks on extremists bent on overthrowing Beijing’s rule. The government says the assailants have ties to Islamic terror groups abroad, but provides little direct evidence, by handing down heavy punishments to people authorities say organized, led and participated in terror groups, committed arson, murder, burglary or illegally manufactured explosives. http://news360.com/article/244657699

#1283

06/19/2014 Damascus, Syria — A powerful truck bomb exploded on Friday in a government-held village in central Syria, killing at least 34 civilians and wounding more than 50, the state-run news agency said. http://news360.com/article/244647050

#1284

06/19/2014 BEIRUT (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated his vehicle Friday near a police checkpoint in eastern Lebanon, while troops raided two hotels in the capital, arresting 17 suspected members of an al-Qaida breakaway group allegedly plotting terrorist attacks in the country. It was not clear if the two incidents were related. But the bombing — the first since March — along with the security dragnet in and around Beirut sparked fears of renewed violence in a country which has been buffeted by the conflict in neighboring Syria. http://news360.com/article/244623965

#1285

11/05/2013 CLEVELAND – A man convicted of killing a woman and eight children at a birthday sleepover in a U.S. house fire has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.A federal judge sentenced 30-year-old Antun Lewis on Friday.The fire killed 33-year-old Medeia Carter, four of her children and four other youngsters attending a birthday party in May 2005.http://news360.com/article/244659159

#1286

06/21/2014 PANAMA CITY, Fla. — A new father in Florida was killed by a stray bullet that traveled more than 200 feet from a neighbor’s house and hit him in the back of the head. Bay County Sheriff’s officials were quoted by the The News Herald of Panama City http://bit.ly/1l30xwL as saying that 33-year-old Steven Justin Ayers was killed instantly during a family gathering he and his wife, Jessica, were having at their home to celebrate the birth of their 3-day-old son, born on Father’s Day. http://news360.com/article/244643402

#1287

06/14/2014 KABUL, Afghanistan — A proposal for the U.N. to mediate a crisis over allegations of election fraud gained momentum Friday as President Hamid Karzai backed the idea and the U.N. said it stood ready to help. Abdullah Abdullah, who is running against Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai, has accused electoral officials and others of trying to rig the June 14 vote against him. That has threatened what Western officials had hoped would be a peaceful transfer of authority, as Karzai is constitutionally barred from seeking a third term. http://news360.com/article/244514201

#1288

06/16/2014 Atlanta, GA (WGCL) — A 22-month-old child has died after being left in a hot car for more than eight hours. According to Cobb County police, the father of the toddler was supposed to drop the baby off at daycare, but forgot. The father then drove to work around 9 a.m. Wednesday and left the baby in the car. It wasn’t until the man left work and started driving home that he looked in the backseat and saw the child still strapped in the car seat and unresponsive. http://news360.com/article/244661166

#1289

06/15/2014 QUEENS — A young man fatally shot his 15-year-old girlfriend in a Jamaica drug den and then lied about her committing suicide because he thought she had given him a sexually transmitted disease, sources said. Police charged Amin Abdullah with murder and criminal possession of a weapon, in connection to the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, Alexis Anderson.http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140620/jamaica/man-killed-15-year-old-girlfriend-after-claiming-she-gave-him-std-sources

#1290

6/17/2014 She was stabbed 16 times and left to die as she walked along a quiet footpath in Colchester, Essex, last Tuesday. The suspect in the beige jacket is described as between late teens to 30, tanned, of average build with thick, black hair. He was walking towards the nearby Greenstead estate between 10.20am and 10.40am. Police have appealed for information about two others. http://news360.com/article/244805233

#1291

06/21/2014 (this date represents the information found not the actual people murdered) FALFURRIAS, Texas — Volunteer researchers have uncovered mass graves in a South Texas cemetery that they believe contain the bodies of immigrants who died crossing into the U.S. Hundreds of bodies are being discovered, these people we will never know, disappeared for this life. the dates are unknown, the names are unknown..http://news360.com/article/244740717

#1292

06/22/2014 RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli troops shot dead a mentally ill Palestinian who approached them in a West Bank refugee camp Sunday, the army said, while another Palestinian was killed in clashes in the city of Ramallah. Sunday’s deaths brought to four the number of Palestinians killed since Israel launched its most extensive military operation in the West Bank in years after the abduction of three Israeli teens on June 12. http://news360.com/article/244744082

#1293

07/03/2014 The newspaper said that from Thursday night into Friday, three people were killed and 10 wounded http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/07/329570640/more-than-50-people-were-shot-in-chicago-over-the-holiday-weekend

#1294

07/04/2014 Saturday night into Sunday morning, four people were killed and another 10 wounded http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/07/07/329570640/more-than-50-people-were-shot-in-chicago-over-the-holiday-weekend

#1295

07/05/2014 from 2:30 p.m. Sunday to 3:30 a.m. Monday, four people were killed and at least another 26 wounded. http://www.dailynews724.com/local/16-year-old-among-5-shot-by-police-since-friday-morning-h164331.html

#1296

06/30/2014 Anatoly Klyan, 68, an experienced cameraman for Russia’s state-sponsored Channel One was killed after Ukrainian government forces opened fire on a bus carrying conscripts’ mothers and journalists, according to the news channel. http://mashable.com/2014/06/30/russia-journalist-killed-ukraine/

#1297

06/12/2014 The three teenagers — Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel, a 16-year-old with dual Israeli-American citizenship — disappeared on the night of June 12 as they were hitchhiking home from Jewish seminaries they attended in the West Bank. http://www.cbc.ca/m/news/#!/content/1.2692887

#1298

06/30/2014 GOWANUS — A man rejected for an ironworks job shot two welders and then used a pipe bomb to hold police at bay for two hours before committing suicide. http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140630/gowanus/gunman-barricades-himself-after-shooting-2-men-police-say

#1299

07/08/2014 The father who allegedly stabbed his three-year-old son has been charged with his murder. On Tuesday about 9am, South Australia police were at an unrelated crash scene at the intersection of Hockley Terrace and Gorge Road in Athelstone – north-east of Adelaide – when they were approached by a man stating he had injured his son. http://news360.com/article/247038282

#1300

07/06/2014 A murder inquiry has been launched after the death of a 17-year-old boy following an altercation at a taxi rank. A 42-year-old man has been arrested after Alex Peguero Sosa, from Kingsbridge in Devon, died on Sunday. http://news360.com/article/246899165

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