Sunday, October 22, 2017

murder

This undated photo released by Ericka Alston Buck, shows Dionay Smith, the younger brother of Baltimore Police spokesman T.J. Smith.

BY JULIET LINDERMAN BALTIMORE (AP) — T.J. Smith is the face of Baltimore police: He’s the spokesman pleading with the public at news conferences to put down their guns, call in a tip or keep an eye on wily teenagers. ...
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The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said they’ve made an arrest in the murder of a North Fort Myers woman. Brett Todd Pleasant, 51, was arrested Thursday, deputies say, in the murder of Jo Ann Leasure. Undersheriff Carmine Marceno announced the ...
In this March 7, 2017 file photo. Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes his the state of the state address to the joint session of the legislature in Tallahassee. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)

BY BRENDAN FARRINGTON TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Rick Scott violated the state constitution by taking 24 murder cases out of the hands of a Florida state attorney who refuses to seek the death penalty, the prosecutor’s lawyer told ...
Eric Duff and his daughter sleeping

Four-year-old Ayva loves her grandmother, Pamela Duff, very much. She loved her father, Eric, as well. Ayva’s four-year-old world brutally changed in the first hours of February 17, 2017. While Ayva resides in California, her father Eric was a resident ...
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Collier County Sheriff’s Office is working on a death investigation in the Everglades at 54225 Tamiami Trail East, near Ochopee. According to reports, the victims are one adult man, one adult female and a juvenile female. The witness told local ...
benjamin allen lee county mugshot

The Fort Myers Police Department have made an arrest in the June 20 homicide of Lalita Odom, a 23-year-old mother from Fort Myers. Benjamin Allen, 21, has been taken into custody and charged with Homicide (without Premeditation), two counts of ...
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The Lee County Sheriff’s Office responded to shots fired on the 10000 block of Goodwin Street, in Bonita Springs, at 1:46 a.m. on Sunday, July 10. Deputies discovered 19-year-old Jordan Valero deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. Reportedly, a door was ...
This Jan. 5, 2016 law enforcement booking photo provided by the Humboldt County, Nev., Sheriff in Winnemucca, Nev., shows Pam Erwin, 57, of Elko, Nevada.

BY SCOTT SONNER RENO, Nev. (AP) — The victim’s persistent family, some old-fashioned detective work and a little bit of luck led to the discovery of a man’s body in a shallow grave in Nevada’s high desert and the arrest ...
In this Friday, March 16, 2012, file photo, Dr Hsiu Ying "Lisa" Tseng listens in court during her arraignment, in Los Angeles.

BY BRIAN MELLEY LOS ANGELES (AP) — The second-degree murder convictions this week of a Los Angeles-area physician were the first against a U.S. doctor for recklessly prescribing drugs, the Los Angeles district attorney’s office said. Dr. Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng ...
In this undated photo provided by Tony Chumbley, Virginia "Jenny" Chumbley and Chris Chumbley are pictured at a home in London, Ky., around 2005.

BY DYLAN LOVAN LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Virginia Chumbley was asleep when she was shot to death in her home. The killer left the handgun in the bedroom and cried as he called 911. “I just shot my wife,” Chris ...
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