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Spain's 'angel of death' receives 127 year sentence

Girona - Joan Vila Dilmé, the security guard who was tried for killing eleven elderly residents in a nursing home, has received a sentence of 127 years for his crimes. He had told the court that he was "ending their suffering."
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 3 comments

3 killed and 15 injured in Iraq bomb blast

Baghdad - According to Iraqi officials, two bomb blasts went off in the city of al-Miqdadiyah, roughly 80 kilometers northeast of Baghdad, on Wednesday.
In the Media by Saunon Malek

Spain's 'angel of death' found guilty in 11 nursing home killings

Girona - Joan Vila Dilme, a security guard at a Spanish retirement home, has been found guilty of the killing of eleven elderly residents, which, according to him, was to "end their suffering." Prosecutors are looking at a 194-year sentence for his crimes.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 6 comments

Nigeria: Extra-judicial killings raise concern

Lagos - Recently, the Chairman, Governing Council of the NHRC, Prof. C. Odinkalu, said at a workshop in Abuja, that the Nigerian police executes over 5,000 detainees summarily every year. He said that officers responsible for the killings were never punished
In the Media by JohnThomas Didymus

Op-Ed: Unbearable cost of the dark night rises

Their faces still haunt us from our paper and cyber pages, even as the days turn into weeks since that awful night at the movies. Most of us probably do not know their names; we probably could not pick them out of a list.
In the Media by John David Powell

Colorado shooter: Police find 30 explosive devices in apartment

Aurora - Officials said today that the booby-trapped apartment of mass shooting suspect, James Eagan Holmes, was "designed to kill." (Update: video showing disposal of explosives).
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 7 comments

Oikos University gunman reportedly lined up his victims

Oakland - The New York Times is reporting that according to Oakland's police chief, the former nursing student accused of killing 7 people and wounding 3 others at Oikos University in Oakland, California lined up his victims before shooting them.
In the Media by Layne Weiss

Up to 20 U.S. troops involved in Kandahar massacre — Afghan probe

Kandahar - Up to 20 U.S. troops have been implicated in the massacre of 16 civilians in Kandahar on Sunday morning, the Afghan parliamentary investigation team reports.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 13 comments

Somali killings of two Doctors Without Borders staff members

Mogadishu - One week after the death of two World Food Program staff members and an aid worker, two staff members of Doctors Without Borders were killed in the capital of Somali. The government labels the killings as isolated incidents.
In the Media by Nancy Houser

AZ GOP raffling Glock handgun, same type used in Tucson killings

Tucson - Arizona’s Republican party is taking conservative compassion to a new level, with the Pima County Republican Party raffling, for $10 per ticket, a Glock 23 handgun, the same type used in Tuscon’s shooting which killed six people.
In the Media by Lynn Herrmann - 3 comments

Norway killer expressed desire for prostitutes, wine in manifesto

Oslo - The killer of more than 90 people in Norway planned to prepare for his rampage by drinking expensive French wine and hiring prostitutes, the manifesto he wrote showed on Monday.
In the Media by Edward Xiao - 1 comment

Maguindanao Massacre Cadaver Search Ends with 57 Deaths

The Mindanao massacre saga finally ended Friday with the arrest and detention of Mayor Andal Ampatuan, Jr., a primary suspect in the killing of 57 civilians and journalists in Maguindanao, southern Philippines
In the Media by Leo Reyes

Philippines: Maguindanao Massacre Death Toll Climbs to 57

Eleven more dead bodies were recovered from mass graves by police investigating the gruesome massacre of civilians and news reporters by at least 100 armed men believed to be supporters of a political clan of Maguindanao, bringing the death toll to 57
In the Media by Leo Reyes

10 Philippine News Reporters Killed in Election-Related Violence

At least 10 news reporters were killed while on their way to cover a political event in a remote area in Maguindanao Philippines, along with some 15 others including the wife of a town vice mayor and other political supporters.
In the Media by Leo Reyes

Op-Ed: Pope Speaks Out Against Witchcraft in Africa

Pope Benedict XVI has sounded a warning against witchcraft beliefs that caused fear among their followers. Speaking in the Angolan capital, Luanda, the Pontiff described the effects of some of these beliefs
In the Media by Christopher Szabo - 2 comments

Suspect Arrested in Jennifer Hudson Family Killings

Chicago Police have arrested a suspect in the murder of Jennifer Hudson’s mother and brother. They speculate the killings were domestic related.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham - 4 comments

Op-Ed: New York Times Casts Aspersions On The Troops

Echoing the 1971 sentiments of Democrat anti-war Senator and failed 2004 presidential candidate, John Kerry, the New York Times is now running their own “War Veterans are monsters” series, surely to raise public fears of our Heroes.
In the Media by Lew Waters - 9 comments

Report: 121 veterans linked to killings

A report says at least 121 veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan war have committed a murder or have been charged with murder in the US. Total murders by veterans for the past six years have increased 89% compared to the previous six years.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham - 6 comments

Italy's 'black cat day' aims to halt brutal cat killings rituals

An animal rights group in Italy has started an initiative called “black cat day” this Saturday in an effort to try and stop the senseless killing of thousands of the cats by superstitious citizens who want to ward off bad luck.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham - 8 comments

Two Candidates in Colombia's Regional Elections Have Been Killed

Two more candidates in Sunday’s regional elections in Colombia are dead. They are added to the number of other candidates killed during the campaign. So far, the candidates’ death toll is twenty-one.
In the Media by Can Tran

The New Wave Of Individual Terror - Honor Killings

Today, a leading broadsheet in the UK, The Sunday Telegraph reported in detail on the growing crime in Britain called, honor killings. They may be seen to be something that effects the minorities within our communities, but what does it spell for us?
In the Media by Michelle Duffy - 3 comments

Mexico makes arrests in police killings

MEXICO CITY - A suspected drug cartel lieutenant sought in the killings of two police officers has been arrested in the border city of Tijuana, authorities said Monday.
In the Media by Owen Weldon - 1 comment

Iraqi policemen go on killing spree

Off-duty Shiite policemen have gone on a revenge killing spree in Tal Afar.
In the Media by Fortunesfool - 3 comments

In Iraq, despair drives women to become suicide bombers

"I'm going to be a suicide bomber in the name of God," says Um Abdallah.
In the Media by kurtrat

Iraqi Sunni Terrorist Group Post Tape of Killings

Sunni terrorists post tape showing execution of government security forces.
In the Media by myobservations - 2 comments

Crime turning New Orleans into Big Uneasy

New Orleans, the "Big Easy" city famous for its good times and relaxed attitude, has become the Big Uneasy in recent weeks as its murder count has soared and anger grown at local leaders unable to stop the violence.
In the Media by Leah - 2 comments

Update: Apology in hammer killings of women was issued.

If you feel disrepsected, should you: A - kill your family with hammer? B - Videotape confession on cell phone? or C - Both A and B?
In the Media by Critical_Conformity - 8 comments

Body parts found in Acapulco as killings continue

A man's chopped up body was discovered in Acapulco, dumped in plastic garbage bags.
In the Media by Brandigal (Donna) - 1 comment

Killings shock India

Six policemen were dismissed for failure to investigate reports of the missing children.
In the Media by Brandigal (Donna) - 3 comments

Official: Evidence Doesn't Back Marines

US Marines chared with killing Iraqi civilians not backed up by evidence
In the Media by Carolyn E. Price - 1 comment
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