A woman who fatally stabbed her fiance in the heart was sentenced to six years in prison Monday. Edy Portillo-Martinez, 28, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, as part of a plea agreement, for killing 32-year-old Pedro Sixto Esparragoza inside their apartment last year. According to details of the plea agreement, Martinez killed her fiance during a heated […]
“Young people ought to be able to come into our community and enjoy themselves without being nervous that a gun is going to be pulled out and someone is going to end up dead,” Interim Police Chief Peter Newsham said.
Edy Portillo-Martinez was sentenced for the murder of her fiance, Pedro Sixto Esparragoza.
A judge on Friday approved the government’s request to continue to hold Herman Lee Cook Jr. without bail for the alleged murder of Donald Stephen Johnson Jr. The government argued that Cook Jr is a “threat” to the community, due to his prior criminal records. Cook’s attorney argued that their client has a family and […]
The family of a murdered Democratic National Committee staffer is crowdsourcing funds to continue investigating his death and refute the conspiracy theories that have emerged as his homicide remains unsolved.
After two weeks of emotional testimony, the murder case against Derryck Decuir for the alleged murder of Malek Mercer ended in a mistrial Monday.
Among the several people that testified in court Monday, in the murder trial against Dujuan Garris, Hassan Graves or “Nugget” was called to the stand to testify about his alleged involvement in the murder. According to the prosecution’s opening statements, Graves, 14, was one of three people involved in the botched robbery that took the […]
Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Washington Highlands.
Police are investigating a fatal shooting that left 33-year-old Steven Edward Stewart Jr. dead in front of a convenience store.
In court on Wednesday, the jury found Derryck Decuir not guilty of the first-degree murder charges against him.