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‘Laser Man’ Gets Life Sentence for Killing Holocaust Survivor

February 22, 2018 |

A man already serving a life sentence in Sweden for a shooting spree in which he targeted immigrants and foreign students was sentenced to a second life sentence Wednesday in Germany for killing a Holocaust survivor over 25 years ago, the Telegraph reports. According to Reuters , 68-year-old Blanka Zmigrod was…
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Killing prompts return of Filipino workers

February 19, 2018 |

About 10,000 Philippines workers in Kuwait returned to their homeland after one of their own was found murdered. CNN’s Lynda Kinkade reports.
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Suspect arrested in brutal killing of teen left for dead ‘not mad at her,’ report says

February 15, 2018 |

One of the two suspects arrested in the brutal killing of a 19-year-old left for dead on the side of a road outside San Francisco reportedly told a news station in a jailhouse interview that he is not mad at her and did not mean to kill her.
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Immigrant Used in Trump Ad Found Guilty of Killing Deputies

February 10, 2018 |

Jurors have convicted a man in the US illegally of killing two Northern California deputies in a case that helped fuel the national immigration debate, the AP reports. Luis Bracamontes was found guilty Friday of shooting Sacramento County sheriff’s Deputy Danny Oliver in 2014, then killing Placer County sheriff’s Detective…
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Dallas man executed for killing daughters while mom listened

February 2, 2018 |

Attorneys for a former Dallas accountant condemned for fatally shooting his two young daughters while their mother listened helplessly on the phone are hoping a federal court keeps him from the Texas death chamber.
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Woman Charged With Killing Twin Goes on Trial

January 31, 2018 |

A murder trial began this week for a woman accused of deliberately driving off a cliff in Hawaii and killing her identical twin sister. The 2016 crash was a tragic accident, Alexandria Duval’s defense attorney, Birney Bervar said in his opening statement Monday. There’s reasonable doubt of any criminal behavior,…
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Landscaper Accused of Killing 5, Hiding Bodies in Planters

January 30, 2018 |

After a series of grim discoveries, police in Toronto believe they have a serial killer in custody—one who was able to operate undetected for years because he had a job that was perfect for hiding bodies. Bruce McArthur, a 66-year-old self-employed landscaper, has been charged with first-degree murders in…
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Here’s what caused a massive epidemic killing countless people in colonial Mexico

January 26, 2018 |

Researchers have cracked a nearly 500-year-old mystery about the germ that caused the so-called cocoliztlioutbreak, an epidemic that killed countless indigenous people in Mesoamerica shortly after the Spaniards arrived in the New World.
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Prosecutors Present Grisly Theory on Submarine Killing

January 23, 2018 |

Prosecutors have outlined what they think happened to journalist Kim Wall last year aboard a submarine, and it makes for grisly reading. The indictment released Tuesday in Copenhagen accuses Danish entrepreneur Peter Madsen of brutalizing his 30-year-old victim with tools including a saw and screwdrivers that he brought aboard for…
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Klansman Convicted in Killing of Civil Rights Workers Dies

January 13, 2018 |

A KKK member responsible for the 1964 murder of three civil rights workers in Mississippi has died while serving a 60-year-sentence for manslaughter, the Clarion Ledger reports. The Mississippi Department of Corrections tells NPR that Edgar Ray Killen died Thursday night at the age of 92. He was suffering from…
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