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Chicago's weekend violence termed deadliest of the year; at least 17 killed, over 40 wounded

Chicago's weekend violence termed deadliest of the year; at least 17 killed, over 40 wounded

At least 17 people were killed and over 40 injured in Chicago's street violence over the weekend.

US boy shot dead hours after event for killed cousin: police

2-year-old cousin of a teenage American football player shot dead in December was himself shot and killed hours after an event.

Year's first massacre in Honduras claims six victims

Gunmen have killed six people in Honduras, the first mass killing of the year in one of the world's most violent countries, police said.

Indian sought for murder, bomb attacks held in Portugal

An appeal court in southern Portugal decided to continue the detention of an Indian national, Paramjeet Singh, wanted by New Delhi for a homicide and bomb

B.B. King death to be investigated as homicide

B.B. King death to be investigated as homicide

The death of blues guitar legend B.B. King this month will be investigated as a homicide, a Nevada coroner`s office said Monday.

Canadian man claims triple homicide on Facebook

 Canadian police were investigating Friday what appeared to be a murder-suicide after a man announced on Facebook that he had killed his daughter, wife and sister, before burning himself to death.

Italian judge orders migrant boat accused to remain in custody

An Italian judge on Friday ordered that the presumed captain of a migrant boat that sank with the loss of more than 700 lives should remain in custody after prosecutors asked for him to be charged with multiple homicide and people-trafficking.

Sunanda case: Homicide not mentioned in AIIMS medical report

The head of the AIIMS medical board based on whose report a murder case was registered into Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar's death, on Wednesday said the panel did not mention "homicide" in its findings and it found "poisoning" as the cause of her death.

Jury to decide whether 'Canadian Psycho' killer really 'insane'

A jury must decide whether to send "Canadian Psycho" killer Luka Magnotta to prison for life or to hospital indefinitely, after hearing final arguments in his trial Monday.

French reality star being probed for attempted murder

A French reality TV star who gained fame and mockery over her trademark "hello? I mean hello" expression has been placed under investigation for attempted murder after her boyfriend was stabbed, prosecutors said Saturday.

Homicide declared in case of New York man choked by police

Medical examiners on Friday ruled that the New York man wrestled to the ground and choked to death in a police arrest in July was a homicide.

Mental health patients twice as likely to be victims of homicide than general public

A national study examining the characteristics of homicide victims across England and Wales found that patients with mental illness are two and a half times more likely to be victims of homicide than people in the general population.

Gurgaon hit-and-run bus driver arrested for culpable homicide

Harish Singh, driver of the city bus that mowed down a doctor and his nursery-going daughter Monday, was re-arrested Friday while Investigation Officer (IO) Hari Singh suffered a heart attack in a police station during probe.

BMW hit-and-run case: Accused allowed to stay in Europe till March 15

Utsav Bhasin, son of a Haryana-based industrialist, who is facing trial in the BMW hit-and-run case in which a motorcyclist was killed, has been allowed by a Delhi court to go abroad for 14 days.

Videography now must for post-mortem in homicide cases in Delhi

All government hospitals in the city have been directed to videograph post-mortem procedures in sensitive cases.

Chinese woman prosecuted for starving daughters to death

A 22-year-old Chinese woman has been prosecuted for intentional homicide after she left her two young daughters at home and let them starve to death, a court said on Friday.

Case of culpable homicide registered for beating man to death

The police registered a case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder and rioting against more than 25 suspects on Sunday, who assaulted a person they had caught, allegedly committing theft.

Scotland Yard investigates Indian triple deaths

Scotland Yard is probing the circumstances around the "unexplained" death of an Indian-origin lab technician and her two daughters.

Two bodies found at Polish philharmonic

Polish authorities have launched a double homicide investigation after the bodies of a harpist and a security guard were found in a building housing a philharmonic orchestra in western Poland.

Tibetan monk, herdsman jailed for inciting self-immolations

Continuing the crackdown against self-immolations by Tibetans protesting Chinese rule, a Dharmasala-educated Tibetan monk was jailed.