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Seven 'tortured' bodies found in southern Mexico

Acapulco - Seven corpses, including some with signs of torture and a decapitated body, were discovered in the violence-plagued southern Mexican state of Guerrero, authorities said Thursday.

Murders of Brazil children, teens double in 25 years

Matupa - Twenty-eight Brazilian children and adolescents are murdered every day, double the number a quarter century ago, when Latin America's biggest country passed a law to protect minors, UNICEF said Monday.

UAE executes woman convicted of US teacher's murder

Abu Dhabi - The United Arab Emirates carried out a rare execution Monday, putting to death by firing squad an Emirati woman convicted of the jihadist-inspired murder of a US school teacher, media reported.

Longtime fugitive from Montreal arrested in Northern California

Fremont - A Canadian man accused of killing his wife in Montreal eight years ago has been arrested in the San Francisco Bay Area after applying to stay in the United States.

Second NY prison escapee shot and captured

New York - A convicted murderer who escaped from a maximum-security New York prison three weeks ago has been shot and captured, authorities and media said Sunday, two days after his fellow escapee was shot dead.

Police hunt for remaining New York prison escapee

New York - Hundreds of police closed in Saturday on a convicted murderer who busted out of a maximum-security New York prison, a day after authorities shot dead his fellow escapee in a three-week manhunt.

Second prison worker arrested over US jail break

New York - A second prison worker was arrested and charged over the escape of two convicted killers weeks ago from a maximum-security New York jail, with police warning they are likely armed and dangerous.

Ten bodies found in Acapulco mass graves

Acapulco - Authorities found 10 bodies Monday in mass graves on the outskirts of Mexico's Pacific resort of Acapulco, a city beset by drug gang violence.

After killings, Obama toughens tone on U.S. racism

Washington - For a frustrated President Barack Obama, last week's slaughter of nine black churchgoers proves once again that the United States has yet to exorcise its racist demons.

Prison-break killers' DNA found in US cabin

New York - A DNA breakthrough in the manhunt for two US escaped murderers shows they may have broken into a cabin near the maximum-security New York jail from which they escaped, police said Monday.

Net closes on escaped New York convicts

New York - The net appeared to be closing on two killers who escaped a maximum-security New York jail two weeks ago in an elaborate prison break that was likened to a Hollywood movie.

Gunmen kill 10 at Mexico beer business

Monterrey - Gunmen stormed a beer business in northern Mexico, killing 10 people in broad daylight and leaving some of the victims naked over an apparent gang feud, officials said.

Pakistan claims arrest of suspects in politician's London murder

Quetta - Pakistani officials said Friday they have arrested two suspects in connection with the 2010 murder of a politician in London, including one wanted by Scotland Yard.

Escaped New York convicts added to 'most-wanted' list

New York - US Marshals have added the two killer convicts who escaped a maximum-security prison two weeks ago to a 15 most-wanted list of "the worst of the worst" fugitives.

New details emerge of murderers' NY prison break

New York - The two murderers who escaped from a US jail used hacksaw blades supplied by an enamored prison worker and equipment stolen from a toolbox left by construction workers, officials said.

Mother and daughter, 12, dismembered in Mexico

Tijuana - An ethnic Russian woman and her young daughter have been found dismembered and their body parts stored in plastic garbage bags in the violence-plagued Mexican city of Tijuana near the US border.

US prison worker pleads not guilty to helping killers escape

New York - A female prison worker pleaded not guilty to helping two killers escape a maximum-security New York state jail, as a massive police manhunt slipped into an eighth day.

U.S. prison worker arrested for helping killer duo escape

New York - Police in New York state arrested and charged a female prison worker Friday for allegedly helping two convicted killers escape by smuggling tools to them, authorities said, as police stepped up their week-long manhunt.

Highway, schools shut in search for escaped U.S. killers

New York - Schools and a state highway shut Thursday as law enforcement chased a new lead in the manhunt for two convicted killers who cut their way out of a maximum security New York prison six days ago.

Search for US killers intensifies south of NY jail

New York - The manhunt for two convicted killers on the run from a US jail narrowed Tuesday to a wooded area south of the prison, where hundreds of officers swarmed following a reported sighting of the pair.

US manhunt for jailbreak killers expands to fourth day

New York - A US manhunt for two convicted killers who cut their way out of a maximum security jail Hollywood-style on Tuesday stretched into a fourth day as investigators focused on whether they were helped by prison staff.

Manhunt on for two convicted killers after New York escape

New York - Police backed by K-9 units and helicopters staged a manhunt Sunday for two convicted murderers who escaped from New York state's biggest maximum security prison by cutting through cell walls with power tools and escaping along tunnels.

Congress candidate killed in Mexico City suburb

- A leftist candidate for Mexico's Congress was murdered in a suburb of the capital on Tuesday, becoming the fourth politician killed ahead of Sunday's midterm elections.

Ex-con arrested in the deaths of rich family he worked for

An arrest has finally been made in the grisly murder of a millionaire’s family and their housekeeper that occurred just over a week ago in the wealthy area of Woodley Park, just outside of Washington DC.

U.S. police arrest mansion murders suspect after pizza crust lead

Washington - After following a DNA lead collected from a pizza crust, U.S. authorities have arrested a suspect in the grisly murder of a Washington family.Daron Dylon Wint was arrested early Friday morning in the nation's capital, the Washington Post reported.

Woman accused of murder confessed to tampering with kayak

Poughkeepsie - A Serbian woman has been indicted for murder after her fiance's kayak capsized during an excursion on the Hudson River in New York. His body has not been recovered.

Cameron Mathison talks 'Murder, She Baked' culinary film Special

Veteran actor Cameron Mathison chatted with Digital Journal about his new film "Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery," where he co-stars with Alison Sweeney.

Bolivian's sentence for French couple's murder upheld

La Paz - A Bolivian court on Thursday upheld the 30-year prison sentence of a man convicted of killing a young French couple in 2010.

Jury convicts farmer of killing two men, feeding them to pigs

Medford - It only took an hour of deliberation for a jury in Oregon to convict a woman of killing two handymen, then feeding their corpses to her pigs. The jury found Susan Monica guilty of murdering two men, dismembering them, and feeding them to her pigs.

Russians gather to remember slain Putin critic Nemtsov

Moscow - Hundreds of supporters of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov gathered Tuesday at the site near the Kremlin where he was killed to commemorate his death.
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Convicted murderess Hannah Bonser.
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The aftermath of the notorious 1929 St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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Jahmeel Spence was killed a year ago in Toronto.
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Funeral march for Sgt. Ryan Russell
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Tia Sharp captured on CCTV with her murderer. Hours later she would be dead.

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