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Texas Father Kills Drunk Driver Moments After He Plows Into His Two Sons, Charged With Murder


A father has been charged with murder on Friday after allegedly shooting a drunk driver moments after he plowed into his truck killing his two young sons. David Barajas, 31, and his sons, 12-year-old David Jr. and 11-year-old Caleb, were about 50 yards from their Houston-area home when a car crashed into them on a dark rural road. David Jr. died at the scene, while Caleb died later at a hospital.


Chicago lottery winner's death ruled a homicide

Lottery Winner

With no signs of trauma and nothing to raise suspicions, the sudden death of a Chicago man a day after he collected a large pile of lottery winnings was initially ruled a result of natural causes....


Ind. home explosion now homicide investigation

Indianapolis Explosion

Authorities have launched a criminal homicide investigation into the house explosion that killed two people and damaged numerous homes in an Indianapolis neighborhood.


5 dead in apparent arson-homicide at Denver bar

Denver Bar

Five people were found dead in a neighborhood bar where a fire broke out early Wednesday, and police think the blaze was set to cover up their slayings. The fire at Fero's Bar & Grill was reported around closing time at 2 a.m., Police Chief Robert White said.


Bo Xilai’s Wife Is Charged in Killing of British Businessman

Gu Kailai

Gu Kailai, the wife of the disgraced political leader Bo Xilai, has been indicted for intentional homicide, in a crime that has triggered China’s most serious political crisis in decades. The official Xinhua news agency on Thursday evening published a brief dispatch announcing that Ms. Gu and an aide employed by the family had been formally charged in the poisoning death of the Briton, Neil Heywood, 41, whose body was found last November in a hotel in Chongqing, the sprawling municipality Mr. Bo led until his downfall.


Homicide drops off US list of top causes of death


For the first time in 45 years, homicide has fallen off the list of the nation's top 15 causes of death, government health officials said Wednesday.


Self-help guru gets 6 years in sweat lodge deaths

Self-help author convicted of negligent homicide has been sentenced to six years in prison and ordered to pay restitution of more than $57,000 to the families of the victims.


Study: Mexico homicides rose 23 percent in 2010

The number of homicides in Mexico rose by nearly a quarter in 2010 as the drug war intensified across the country.


Cops: Man stabbed family, set home on fire

A man is suspected of fatally stabbing his wife and four children before setting his home on fire, Medford police said Monday.


Missing nursing student Michelle Le was homicide victim, Hayward police say

Hayward police have classified the case of a nursing student who disappeared last month during a break from rounds at a hospital in Hayward as a homicide.


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