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omaha man charged with murder in army sergeant’s killing


omaha, neb. (ap) — police have arrested a man suspected in the shooting death of an army soldier in omaha.police say 27-year-old larry goynes was arrested and booking into the douglas county jail on friday night on a warrant charging him with first-degree murder.the warrant was issued for goynes earlier friday in the early morning jan. 6 shooting death of 27-year-old kyle leflore outside the reign lounge in north omaha.leflore was a staff sergeant in the army who was visiting family in omaha for the holidays when he was killed. his father, kay leflore, tells the omaha world-herald that he believes his son was killed in a robbery.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.it was not clear saturday whether goynes yet had an attorney.






georgia-based army sergeant charged with killing 2 fellow soldiers


hinesville, ga. - an army sergeant has been charged in the slayings of two fellow soldiers found shot in an apartment outside fort stewart in southeast georgia.hinesville police said in a news release thursday that 24-year-old sgt. shaquille craig has been arrested and charged with two counts of murder.he is accused of killing 23-year-old spc. marquez brown of macon and 21-year-old pvt. malika darion jackson of foley, alabama. police found the two soldiers dead sunday. cbs affiliate wtoc reports that police said the motive of the crime seems to have been a personal issue between craig and pvt. malika jackson. spc. marquez brown appears to have been in the wrong place at the wrong time. according to the station, an autopsy was completed on tuesday at the gbi crime lab in savannah that revea






omaha man found not competent to stand trial for killing


omaha, neb. (ap) — a 25-year-old omaha man who had been set to stand trial next week for the shooting death of another man has been found not competent to stand trial. television station wowt reports that a douglas county district judge determined tontavious montgomery is not mentally fit to stand trial and ordered him committed to a lincoln psychiatric center for treatment. montgomery has been charged with first-degree murder in the may 2016 shooting death of 22-year-old terrance gunn.the court has determined that if montgomery’s competency is not restored by april 18, a hearing will be held to review the status of his case.another man, 22-year-old alphonso hall iii of omaha, is also awaiting trial for first-degree murder in gunn’s death.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4






19-year-old omaha man charged in death of girlfriend’s baby


omaha, neb. (ap) — a 19-year-old omaha man has been charged in the death of his girlfriend’s baby.omaha television station ketv reports that dakota ash was arrested thursday afternoon, two days after emergency responders were called to an omaha apartment and found an unresponsive 1-month-old girl. the child was pronounced dead about a half-hour later.the baby’s mother, 27-year-old heather mcshannon, tells ketv that police told her ash had hit the baby in the stomach and tried to suffocate the infant.ash has been charged with homicide by child abuse and his bail set at $5 million. he remained jailed friday and could not be reached for comment.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.___information from: ketv-tv, http://www.ketv.com






omaha salvation army holiday collection campaign has begun


omaha, neb. (ap) — the salvation army in omaha has kicked off its annual tree of light holiday charity campaign.the public turned out friday at midtown omaha’s american national bank for the lighting ceremony of the giant christmas tree. a day earlier, the salvation army held another tree-lighting ceremony at american national bank in council bluffs, iowa.the ceremonies kicked off the salvation army’s red kettle driver, when bell ringers man the red collection kettles outside businesses in omaha and council bluffs.the campaign continues through dec. 23.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeksthe money collected during the six-week campaign supports salvation army programs and services throughout the year, including food pantries, housing, utility assistance, behavioral hea






11 arrested in killing of puerto rico police sergeant


san juan, puerto rico — puerto rico's justice secretary says 11 people have been arrested in the killing of a police sergeant at a public housing project last year.wanda vazquez said wednesday that the group is accused of participating in the fatal shooting sgt. luis angel melendez in october. two other police officers were wounded during the shooting. authorities have said one officer lost his leg and another remains bedridden.six of the 11 suspects are charged with first-degree murder and are being held on a $1.6 million bond each. the other suspects face weapon and conspiracy charges.officials have said the policemen were gathering intelligence at a public housing project in the southeastern coastal town of humacao when the shooting occurred.






$10m bail set for man accused of killing iowa deputy


omaha, neb. (ap) — a nebraska judge has set bail at $10 million for a man accused of shooting two iowa deputies, one fatally, while escaping from jail earlier this week.wesley correa-carmenaty was surrounded by six officers wednesday as the omaha judge read off the nebraska charges against him, including kidnapping, which carries a potential life sentence. prosecutors allege that the 24-year-old carjacked a woman after escaping from the jail across the missouri river in council bluffs, iowa, and didn’t let her go until he drove to omaha.correa-carmenaty was being transporting to the council bluffs jail monday when officials say he managed to grab one of the deputies’ guns and shoot them both, killing pottawattamie county sheriff’s deputy mark burbridge.he faces several other charges in iow






police: omaha man captured for killings of parents, niece


omaha, neb. — a man suspected in a triple homicide in nebraska who served prison time for killing his wife in 1998 was captured in western tennessee on wednesday, a day after his parents and niece were found dead in omaha, authorities said.john dalton jr., 46, was taken into custody by the u.s. marshals service without incident on interstate 40 in jackson, tennessee, the agency told tennessee news station wbbj-tv . the city is about 680 miles (1,094 kilometers) southeast of omaha.dalton was wanted on a first-degree murder felony warrant for the shootings of his parents, 70-year-old john dalton sr. and 65-year-old jean dalton, and his 18-year-old niece, leonna dalton-phillip. investigators said they were killed tuesday.court records indicate john dalton jr. was initially charged with second






us veteran charged with terrorism for killing black man | usa news


a white us army veteran accused of fatally stabbing a 66-year-old black man has been charged with murder as an "act of terrorism" after telling police he was planning a race-based killing spree.james jackson, 28, "prowled the streets of new york for three days in search of a black person to assassinate in order to launch a campaign of terrorism against our manhattan community and the values we celebrate," manhattan district attorney cyrus vance said in a statement on monday."last week, with total presence of mind, he acted on his plan, randomly selecting a beloved new yorker solely on the basis of his skin colour, and stabbing him repeatedly and publicly on a midtown street corner."he was formally charged in new york state supreme court with one count each of murder in the first and second






us veteran charged with terrorism for killing black man | usa news


a white us army veteran accused of fatally stabbing a 66-year-old black man has been charged with murder as an act of terrorism after telling police he was planning a race-based killing spree.james jackson, 28, "prowled the streets of new york for three days in search of a black person to assassinate in order to launch a campaign of terrorism against our manhattan community and the values we celebrate," manhattan district attorney cyrus vance said in a statement on monday."last week, with total presence of mind, he acted on his plan, randomly selecting a beloved new yorker solely on the basis of his skin colour, and stabbing him repeatedly and publicly on a midtown street corner."he was formally charged in new york state supreme court with one count each of murder in the first and second d






police officer charged with murder for killing 15-year-old near dallas: report


a suburban dallas police officer was charged with murder on friday for shooting a rifle into a car of unarmed teenagers driving away from him, killing a 15-year-old boy in an incident that sparked national outrage, the dallas morning news reported.a judge signed a murder warrant for former balch springs police officer roy oliver, who was fired by the force earlier this week for policy violations, the newspaper reported citing law enforcement officials.(reporting by jon herskovitz, editing by g crosse)






army sergeant 'removed parachute parts in bid to kill wife'


image caption sgt emile cilliers denies attempting to murder victoria cilliers an army sergeant tried to kill his wife by removing parts of her parachute, causing her to spin thousands of feet to the ground, a court has heard.emile cilliers, 37, is accused of two counts of attempted murder of his former wife victoria cilliers who survived the jump on 5 april 2015.winchester crown court heard ms cilliers suffered multiple injuries. mr cilliers, who denies all charges, wanted to leave his wife for a lover he had met on tinder, prosecutors said.it is also claimed that just days before the jump, on 29 march 2015, the defendant tried to kill ms cilliers, 40, by deliberately causing a gas leak in the family home while he stayed away.image copyrightwiltshire policeimage caption police evidence sh






man sentenced to 80-90 years for omaha slaying


omaha, neb. (ap) — a man accused of killing a woman in omaha has been sentenced to prison.court records say 33-year-old reginald briggs was given 80 to 90 years at his sentencing monday. he’d been found guilty in august of manslaughter and other crimes. police say he shot to death 31-year-old teresa longo in september 2015.investigators say longo had a young daughter and was homeless when briggs offered her a place to stay in exchange for working for him as a prostitute.longo’s body was found weeks after she was killed inside the north omaha house.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.






women charged with kim murder in malaysia face prospect of death


kuala lumpur, malaysia—prosecutors formally charged two women accused of killing the half brother of north korea’s leader with murder, which would carry a sentence of death by hanging.police on wednesday escorted the suspects past dozens of armed security personnel and more than 100 local and foreign reporters before shuffling them into a courthouse, where they will be tried for the killing of kim jong nam at kuala lumpur’s main...






omaha woman accused of severely injuring infant son


omaha, neb. (ap) — a 31-year-old omaha woman has been charged with first-degree child abuse, accused of severely injuring her 5-month-old baby. the omaha world-herald reports that natasha wolf was ordered held on $250,000 bail friday.police say wolf told officers that the baby was injured wednesday when she stepped away for a moment and he rolled off a changing table and landed face-first onto a baby bottle.but a doctor at children’s hospital and medical center in omaha told police the child’s injuries weren’t consistent with that account.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.the boy suffered bruising to his head and face and bleeding on the brain. a prosecutor said the baby remained in critical condition friday at children’s after undergoing a blood transfusion.wolf is






authorities say ex-omaha officer accidentally shot himself


omaha, neb. (ap) — authorities say a former omaha police officer accidentally shot himself at a gun range.the omaha world-herald reports that the shooting occurred saturday at inner 10 weapons and training in north omaha. police say video at the indoor range shows the shooting was accidental.the man was taken to nebraska medical center, where he had surgery. authorities identified him as 70-year-old langston farrish, who left the force in 1998. he was listed in fair condition wednesday.___most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.information from: omaha world-herald, http://www.omaha.com






man charged with terrorism-related murder in london van attack


london—u.k. police said friday they had charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder in connection with the attack on muslim worshipers in north london this week. darren john osborne, 47 years old, is suspected of ramming a van into a crowd outside a mosque near finsbury park subway station early monday, killing one person...






police: omaha pedestrian injured in hit-and-run has died


omaha, neb. (ap) — police say a pedestrian injured earlier this week in a hit-and-run near downtown omaha had died.omaha police say 47-year-old julian flores, of omaha, died friday at a hospital where he had been since being hit by a car wednesday morning at 21st and cuming streets.police believe flores was walking or running around 7 a.m. wednesday when he was hit by a car driven by 24-year-old justin peters, of bellevue. police say peters fled the scene and was found and arrested about half-an-hour later.police have charged peters with leaving the scene of an injury crash and driving under the influence in an injury crash. his could now face more serious charges in the wake of flores’ death.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.






ny officer charged with murder in mentally ill woman's death


new york — a police sergeant has been charged with murder in the shooting of a 66-year-old mentally ill woman, a death the mayor called tragic and unacceptable.sgt. hugh barry was arrested wednesday and was awaiting an arraignment on a murder indictment in deborah danner's october death, police said. a spokesman for his union called the charges ridiculous.police were responding to a 911 call about an emotionally disturbed person when barry, who has been with the new york police department for eight years, encountered danner in her bronx apartment.authorities said at the time that danner was threatening the sergeant with a bat when he shot her.danner had been diagnosed with schizophrenia. officers had been called to her home several times before to take her to the hospital during psychiatri






us veteran charged with terrorism for killing black man | usa news


a white us army veteran accused of fatally stabbing a 66-year-old black man has been charged with murder as an act of terrorism after telling police he was planning a race-based killing spree.james jackson, 28, "prowled the streets of new york for three days in search of a black person to assassinate in order to launch a campaign of terrorism against our manhattan community and the values we celebrate," manhattan district attorney cyrus vance said in a statement on monday."last week, with total presence of mind, he acted on his plan, randomly selecting a beloved new yorker solely on the basis of his skin colour, and stabbing him repeatedly and publicly on a midtown street corner."he was formally charged in new york state supreme court with one count each of murder in the first and second d






the latest: hate killing suspect's kin 'shocked, horrified'


new york — the latest on the killing of a black man who was repeatedly stabbed with a sword (all times local):5:30 p.m.relatives of a white army veteran accused of killing a black stranger in a racial attack say they're "shocked, horrified and heartbroken."james harris jackson's family issued a statement thursday through a lawyer. the relatives also extend prayers and condolences to the family of the victim, timothy caughman.the 28-year-old jackson was arraigned thursday on a hate crime murder charge in new york city.authorities say he came to manhattan from baltimore with the aim of killing black men, knowing it would garner news coverage in the media capital of the world. investigators say he came across the 66-year-old caughman on a street monday and stabbed him to death.jackson's lawye






2 hospitalized after school bus collides with 2nd vehicle


omaha, neb. (ap) — authorities say two people were taken to a hospital after a school bus collided with another vehicle in omaha.the omaha world-herald reports that the accident occurred around 6:50 a.m. friday on the northeast side of the city.authorities say it isn’t immediately clear whether the two are students and how the accident occurred.___most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.information from: omaha world-herald, http://www.omaha.com






12 reputed gang members charged with crimes including murder


white plains, n.y. (ap) — federal prosecutors have charged a dozen reputed gang members with terrorizing suburban new york city, including killing two teenagers.an indictment unsealed thursday says the members of a street gang called “the goonies” or “the goon squad” waged turf wars in mount vernon, new york through violence and murder with illegal guns, and sold drugs. they also are accused of wire and bank fraud and have been charged with conspiracy, racketeering, murder and other crimes. they have been accused of killing a rival gang member and another young man, both 13 years old.according to the indictment, the gang promoted themselves on facebook and youtube, proclaiming membership in the gang and photographing themselves with other gang members, and they flashed signs and wore certa






trail network will be expanded in omaha area


omaha, neb. (ap) — three more miles of trails will be built in omaha to connect the existing network to trails west of interstates 680 and 80.the omaha world-herald reports the papio-missouri river natural resources district recently approved the $3.2 million project.the new trail in the millard area should be ready by next fall. it will link paths in west omaha to the bellevue area.eric williams with the natural resources district says the new path will also provide a safe way for cyclists and joggers to cross the interstates with a new underpass.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeksthe natural resources district will cover most of the cost, but the cities of omaha and la vista will each pay 20 percent.___information from: omaha world-herald, http://www.omaha.com






army sergeant 'removed parachute parts in bid to kill wife'


image caption sgt emile cilliers denies attempting to murder victoria cilliers an army sergeant tried to kill his wife by removing parts of her parachute, causing her to spin thousands of feet to the ground, a court has heard.emile cilliers, 37, is accused of two counts of attempted murder of his former wife, victoria cilliers who survived the jump on 5 april 2015.winchester crown court heard ms cilliers suffered multiple injuries. mr cilliers, who denies all charges, wanted to leave his wife for a lover he had met on tinder, prosecutors said.it is also claimed that just days before the jump, on 29 march 2015, the defendant tried to kill ms cilliers, 40, by deliberately causing a gas leak in the family home while he stayed away.the jury was told the royal army physical training corps offic






omaha police purge dna samples from controversial 2004 sweep


omaha, neb. (ap) — police have destroyed dna samples collected years ago from several black men in a controversial 2004 sweep in omaha now that a suspect in a series of rapes has been charged.officials told the omaha world-herald that they destroyed all samples taken as part of the dna sweep.dick davis ii, who now lives in georgia, was among the men from whom police collected dna in 2004 as police desperately sought to solve the rapes. davis voluntarily allowed police to swab his cheek when they came knocking on his door, but he said he felt coerced to comply.the sweep led to a state law that requires police to notify innocent people in writing that they have not been implicated by their sample and that police purge dna samples and any identifying information from their records.most read s






omaha police: vehicle in oct. 2 fatal hit-and-run found


omaha, neb. (ap) — police say the vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash in omaha has been found.police had been searching for the vehicle and its driver since it slammed into a man before dawn on oct. 2 on a central omaha street.the crash killed 34-year-old anh tuan phan, who lived in omaha. officers dispatched to the scene found the man near the curb in the northbound lanes of 72nd street. he was taken to an omaha hospital, where he was pronounced dead.police did not announce any arrests wednesday when the news of the found vehicle was released. police say investigators are actively following up leads and that the case is still under investigation.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.






jeffery manor man charged with killing neighborhood resident


a jeffery manor man has been charged with murder in the killing of another neighborhood resident over the weekend, police said monday.delton bates, 42, of the 9700 block of south merrion avenue, has been charged with first-degree murder in the killing saturday night of darrius buckley, 33, on the block where bates lives. buckey was shot about 8:50 p.m. saturday, according to police.buckley, of the 9600 block of brennan avenue, was standing in a driveway when he got into a dispute with another man, who pulled out a gun and shot him multiple times, police said over the weekend.bates was arrested on his block just before 9 p.m. after he was identified as the man who shot buckley, police said.police released no further details. bates was scheduled to appear in cook county bond court on tuesday






police seek hit-run driver who killed pedestrian in omaha


omaha, neb. (ap) — authorities are trying to find a driver whose pickup truck fatally struck a pedestrian in central omaha.the accident occurred around 4:50 a.m. monday. officers dispatched to the scene found the injured man near the curb in the northbound lanes of 72nd street.police say the man was taken to an omaha hospital, where he was pronounced dead. his name is being withheld until relatives have been notified about his death.






army sergeant 'removed parachute parts in bid to kill wife'


image caption sgt emile cilliers denies attempting to murder victoria cilliers an army sergeant tried to kill his wife by removing parts of her parachute, causing her to spin thousands of feet to the ground, a court has heard.emile cilliers, 37, is accused of two counts of attempted murder of his former wife, victoria cilliers who survived the jump on 5 april 2015.winchester crown court heard ms cilliers suffered multiple injuries. mr cilliers, who denies all charges, wanted to leave his wife for a lover he had met on tinder, prosecutors said.it is also claimed that just days before the jump, on 29 march 2015, the defendant tried to kill ms cilliers, 40, by deliberately causing a gas leak in the family home while he stayed away.image copyrightwiltshire policeimage caption police evidence s






army sacks general for sexy texts to wife of a sergeant


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man accused of racially motivated fresno rampage charged with 1st-degree murder


share storyby the associated pressthe associated pressfresno, calif. (ap) — man accused of racially motivated fresno rampage charged with 1st-degree murder in security guard’s killing days earlier.the associated presscustom-curated news highlights, delivered weekday mornings.thanks for signing up!






malaysia to charge 2 women with murder in n. korean's death


malaysia's attorney general says the two women accused of killing the half brother of north korea's leader with a nerve agent in a kuala lumpur airport terminal will be charged with murder on wednesday.mohamed apandi ali said tuesday the charges against indonesian siti aisyah and vietnamese doan thi huong would bring a mandatory death sentence if they are convicted. the attorney general confirmed the women will be charged in a text message to the associated press.two other suspects in the feb. 13 killing of kim jong nam have been arrested — a malaysian who is out on bail and a north korean who remains in custody.asked if the north korean will be charged, apandi said it depends on the outcome of the investigations.






apnewsbreak: soldier facing murder trial guilty of sex abuse


honolulu (ap) — an army medic charged with conspiring with his lover to kill his wife was convicted in hawaii of sexually abusing a child.a military judge found pvt. michael walker guilty after a court martial, tripler army medical center spokeswoman leanne thomas said thursday.the judge also convicted walker of assault by battery and communicating a threat. he was sentenced to 10 years in prison.the crimes occurred on oahu in 2014, thomas said. army defense attorneys couldn’t immediately be reached for comment.most read storiessave over 90% on select subscriptions.last year, a military court found walker guilty of child pornography charges that surfaced during the investigating into his wife’s killing.walker has been awaiting trial in federal court on a murder charge in the killing of cat






omaha man faces competency exam before death penalty hearing


omaha, neb. — a judge has ordered tests to determine whether a former doctor convicted of killing four people connected to an omaha medical school is competent to face a death penalty hearing.anthony garcia sat silent in court monday at a hearing to determine his competency. judge gary randall warned garcia that if he didn't answer questions, he'd be sent to the state psychiatric hospital for testing. garcia remained mum, so randall ordered him to the hospital.in october, garcia was convicted of killing the 11-year-old son and a housekeeper of creighton university faculty member william hunter in 2008 and killing pathology doctor roger brumback and his wife in 2013.prosecutors say garcia blamed hunter and brumback for his firing 15 years ago from creighton's pathology residency program.






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93-year-old wwii vet strikes patriotic chord with his harmonica


closeskip in skipxembedxshare 93-year-old "harmonica pete" dupre performs the national anthem on the harmonica before a rochester amerks hockey game. (january 2017) carlos ortizbuy p o"harmonica pete" dupre, 93, rehearses before performing the national anthem on the harmonica before the rochester amerks' game at the blue cross arena at the war memorial. dupre served as a medic treating the wounded in the united states army during world war ii.(p o: carlos ortiz/@cfortiz_dandc/staff p og her, staff p og her)buy p owith a father who could play hundreds of songs on the harmonica, the dupre family of penfield enjoyed an interesting and entertaining upbringing.“oh yes," mary ann dupre said. “we had great pfires."at 93, peter dupre’s fire is still burning bright, his soulful notes reaching an au