Midland, TXMidland Reporter-Telegram

MPD investigates murder in NE Midland

One person is dead and two suspects are in custody after a shooting in northeast Midland, not far from Ranchland Hills Golf Course. Midland police reported that at 1:21 a.m. Saturday officers were dispatched to the intersection of Parkway Drive and Hollandale Drive in reference to a juvenile that was found deceased. The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds, according to MPD. Two suspects have been placed in custody in reference to the murder.
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Brownsville, TXmyrgv.com

Ex-husband, two others plead not guilty to woman’s murder

During the early morning hours of Nov. 2, 2020, Jose Arnoldo Rodriguez arrived at his ex-wife Adela Gonzalez Martinez’s home on Dana Avenue in Brownsville. Authorities said Rodriguez went to Gonzalez Martinez’s apartment between 2 a.m. and 3 a.m. to drop off their two children. Upon arriving at her apartment...
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Fox News

Oklahoma men charged in alleged torture, murder of missing mom from Arkansas

A missing Arkansas mother of three was found dead this week in Oklahoma – where investigators say they believe she was tortured, murdered and left weighted down in a pond. Three men have been arrested in connection with the death of Tara Strozier, a 40-year-old from Fort Smith, Arkansas, who was last seen alive about 20 miles away across state lines in Cameron, Oklahoma, on July 17, according to the Fort Smith Police Department.
MusicCBS News

Trash or treasure? The evidence that helped find Anna Repkina's killer

A love triangle ended in murder; but who killed Anna Repkina? Take a look at the evidence investigators used to solve the crime. Anna Repkina, a 26-year-old Moscow native, was looking for love after a tough breakup. She joined a Russian social networking site to meet new people. She found what she was looking for when she met 26-year-old Oregonian Will Hargrove, who happened to have an affinity for all things Russian. The pair quickly formed an exciting virtual relationship.
Weber County, UTGephardt Daily

Weber County man accused of girlfriend’s strangulation admits guilt, takes plea deal

WEBER COUNTY, Utah, July 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — A Pleasant View man charged in the 2020 death of his girlfriend has pleaded guilty as part of a plea deal. Andy Dennis, 37, admitted to first-degree murder in the death of Lopine “Chynna” Toilolo. In exchange for that plea, two counts of obstruction of justice, a second-degree felony were dropped, as was a charge of abuse or desecration of a body, a third-degree felony.
Missouri Statekttn.com

Six from Missouri indicted for kidnapping and murder

Six southwest Missouri residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a kidnapping conspiracy that resulted in the death of the victim. Freddie Lewis Tilton, also known as “Ol’ Boy,” 48, and Carla Jo Ward, 47, both of Joplin, Mo.; Amy Kay Thomas, 38, of Webb City, Mo.; James B. Gibson, 39, of Neosho, Mo.; Lawrence William Vaughan, also known as “Scary Larry,” 49, of Newton County, Mo.; and Russell Eugene Hurtt, also known as “Uncle,” 49, of Greenwood, Mo.; were charged in a five-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury on Thursday, July 29.
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CBS News

The Murder of Anna Repkina

Did a love triangle lead to murder? After his fiancée is found dead, a man researches time travel to “correct a horrible mistake.” CBS News correspondent Tracy Smith reports for "48 Hours."
Idaho StateKSLTV

Idaho Law Expert Explains Why Some Charges Against Vallow, Daybell May Have Been Dismissed

REXBURG, Idaho — Prosecutors have dropped some lesser charges against Lori Vallow and Chad Daybell in the deaths of Tylee Ryan and JJ Vallow. The move to dismiss the charges surprised many, but without hearing from prosecutors, it’s hard to know why they did it. But a distinguished law expert from Idaho told KSL-TV that it could be for a number of reasons, adding that most commonly, the strategy has to do with any of three things — simplification, evidence or part of the negotiation process with the defense.
Los Angeles, CACanyon News

Efrem Zimbalist Demery Sentenced To 50 Years To Life

STUDIO CITY—A man who set fire to a Studio City recording studio, that killed two people and severely injured a teenage girl, was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison on Wednesday, July 28. According to the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, Efrem Zimbalist Demery, a 31-year-old resident of...
Public SafetySand Hills Express

Was Lizzie Borden a notorious killer or wrongly accused?

[This story previously aired on December 26, 2020.]. It was an unspeakable crime. A double homicide that captured the attention of the entire nation. “48 Hours” and correspondent Erin Moriarty are taking a fresh look at a cold case … a very cold case. It happened in 1892 and we’re presenting it to a new jury to see if they can separate fact from fable.
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Vigil Held For 18-Year-Old Rylee Goodrich, 1 Of 2 Teen Victims Shot And Killed In Corona Movie Theater

CORONA (CBSLA) – With news of 19-year-old Anthony Barajas’s passing Saturday morning, friends, family and mourners gathered outside the Corona movie theater where he and 18-year-old Rylee Goodrich were shot and killed Monday by 20-year-old Joseph Jimenez. “I want people to know that Rylee was such a beautiful and…one of kind. She just wanted to succeed and make her parents proud,” Shane Batilaran said. An undated photo of 18-year-old Rylee Goodrich, who was shot and killed in a movie theater in Corona, Calif., on July 26, 2021. A man was also wounded. (Instagram) Goodrich, a marketing major with a full ride scholarship, and...