A medical examiner says the killing of NFL quarterback Steve McNair was most likely murder-suicide carried out by his girlfriend.
Renea Mitchell said her son Robert wanted "nothing to do" with police, a feeling she said is "nothing new" among teenagers in Detroit. But she wants to know why police felt they needed to use a Taser on a scared, 16-year-old, learning-disabled boy with no criminal record. Robert Mitchell died April 10 in an abandoned house in Warren, just across Eight Mile Road from Detroit proper.
Somali pirates released a Philippine tanker and its 23 crew Tuesday — five months after the ship was seized in the Gulf of Aden. Philip Markoff, a pre-med student at Boston University with no criminal record, also was charged with the armed robbery and kidnapping of another victim, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis announced Monday evening
A 22-year-old college student in Boston, Massachusetts, has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a woman who may have been contacted through a Craigslist ad, police said. Philip Markoff, a pre-med student at Boston University with no criminal record, also was charged with the armed robbery and kidnapping of another victim, Police Commissioner Ed Davis announced Monday evening.
A fourth Oakland, California, police officer has died as a result of shootings that happened Saturday, a police spokesman said Sunday. John Hege, 41, was pronounced dead about noon Sunday at Highland Hospital, Oakland police spokesman Jeff Thomason said. Hege was on life support Saturday, police said.
After deliberating for more than four hours, a jury convicted a Nevada man of 22 counts Tuesday for videotaping himself sexually assaulting a toddler, CNN affiliates report. Chester Arthur Stiles, 38, faces a maximum sentence of life in prison