Homicide

Police officers who overlooked a Brooklyn grandmother's killing could possibly face discipline.

Myrtle McKenny was found dead in her apartment in Brooklyn, New York on Nov. 9. Initially, her doctor labeled the death natural -- a result of complications related to diabetes and hypertension.

Jennings' clothed body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore to determine cause of death.

The death of a three-year-old found unresponsive on a swing in Maryland has been ruled a homicide, NBC Washington reports. Charles County Sheriff’s Office released…

A Pennsylvania police officer who shot an unarmed man she stopped over an expired inspection sticker was charged with criminal homicide on Tuesday, the Washington…

A New York medical examiner has concluded what many suspected after watching video of Eric Garner’s fatal police encounter: The Staten Island man died as the result…

NEW ORLEANS — As Mike Ainsworth walked his two sons to a school bus stop, he heard a woman being carjacked scream, and ran to help. The woman was not hurt, police said, but the Good Samaritan was shot to death by a suspect who fled. SEE ALSO: Man Creates House From Shredded Money (VIDEO) […]

ATLANTA — For the first time in almost half a century, homicide has fallen off the list of the nation’s top 15 causes of death, bumped by a lung illness that often develops in elderly people who have choked on their food. SEE ALSO: Salt Lake Is Gayest City In Nation A Broken Heart Can […]

New Orleans is in the midst of a violent murder spree unlike anything the city has seen before or since Hurricane Katrina. SEE ALSO: Man Stabbed At Airport, Gets On Flight Anyway According to an excellent piece in today’s New York Times, New Orleans’ murder rate in 2010 was 10 times the national average, “long before […]