Homicide

Boxer Ivana Habazin's trainer Bashir Ali, right, trash talks with members of Claressa Shields' entourage during a weigh-in Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, in Flint, Mich. Ali was later punched by a man and fell to the ground bloodied. He was sent to McLaren Hospital in Flint to be treated. Habazin and Claressa Shields are scheduled to fight Saturday for the WBO and WBC super welterweight championships. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)
October 16, 2019 - 5:26 pm
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A prosecutor has filed an assault charge against the brother of boxer Claressa Shields in connection with an attack on the trainer for Ivana Habazin before the weigh-in for their fight. Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton issued a statement Wednesday saying 28-year-old Artis...
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October 02, 2019 - 11:00 am
CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney for a woman convicted of murder in the 2007 shooting death of ex-Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle’s pregnant girlfriend is asking for a new trial or an evidentiary hearing because he contends the woman falsely confessed out of fear that police would charge her teenage son in the...
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September 30, 2019 - 10:35 am
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Virginia man who police say killed the wife, son and mother-in-law of a minor league baseball pitcher may have operated under some kind of "religious motivation." That's according to a search warrant filed in Pittsylvania County. The Danville Register & Bee reported...
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This undated photo provided by Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office shows Thomas Daniel Hawks. Hawks has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for killing three young children and severely injuring their parents when he drunkenly rear-ended the family's car on his way home from a Washington Redskins game, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office via AP)
September 26, 2019 - 7:45 pm
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Alexis Mejia remembers waking up in a hospital, with his wife by his side, and immediately crying out for somebody to tell him where his three young children were. A nurse had to explain that their 5-year-old twins, Alexander and Rosalie, and 1-year-old son Isaac didn't...
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September 19, 2019 - 6:46 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say that a man killed in an overnight shooting was former professional soccer player Kelvin Maynard. Police in Amsterdam confirmed his identity Thursday morning. The 32-year-old Dutchman died Wednesday night after being shot in the city. Maynard was a...
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September 13, 2019 - 2:38 pm
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A judge has ordered a psychological evaluation for the man who police say killed the wife, son and mother-in-law of a minor league baseball pitcher. The Danville Register & Bee reports the order was made Thursday by Judge Brian Turpin in the Pittsylvania Juvenile and...
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This Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 photo, shows an apartment building, located above a pizzeria, that was the scene of a New Years Eve party shooting in Cleveland. Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says she's struggling with the arrest of her brother, Tevin Biles-Thomas, who was charged in the shooting that left three dead. Biles-Thomas was arrested in Georgia last week after being indicted on murder, manslaughter and other charges in a New Year's Eve party shooting. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
September 13, 2019 - 12:49 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The brother of Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges in a shooting that left three men dead at a 2018 New Year's Eve party in Cleveland. Attorney Joseph Patituce (PAT'-eh-toos) entered the pleas for 24-year-old Tevin Biles-...
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September 13, 2019 - 10:00 am
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — In a story Sept. 12 about the man who police say killed the wife, son and mother-in-law of a minor league baseball pitcher, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the man is being held in jail. He is being held in a mental health facility run by Virginia Behavioral...
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In this Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 photo, New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine testifies during a preliminary hearing in Shawnee County District Court in Topeka, Kan., about the fatal shooting of Dwane Simmons, his best friend and former Washburn University teammate. Alejandro Mendez, 18, of Topeka, is charged with first-degree murder and 11 other counts in the shooting(Phil Anderson/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP)
September 10, 2019 - 2:19 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine has testified at a preliminary hearing about a shooting in Kansas that killed his best friend and former Washburn University teammate as they stood outside a party where they were celebrating Ballentine being drafted. Ballentine's...
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This undated photo released by the Riverside County Sheriff's Department on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 shows Kimesha Williams. A relative of NBA star Kawhi Leonard has confirmed his sister, Kimesha Williams, is one of two women accused of robbing and killing an elderly woman at a Southern California casino. (Riverside County Sheriff's Department via AP)
September 07, 2019 - 8:29 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A relative of NBA star Kawhi Leonard has confirmed his sister is one of two women accused of robbing and killing an elderly woman at a Southern California casino. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports the aunt of 35-year-old Kimesha Williams confirmed Saturday that...
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