Michael Brown was unarmed and had his hands in the air when he was fatally shot by a cop in Ferguson, Missouri. Here’s what you need to know about an American tragedy.
Joan Bramhall, who worked alongside Gov. Chris Christie and was a New Jersey GOP mainstay, was found dead in her home, the victim of an apparent murder/suicide.
Diana Hathaway was killed along with her son, Zachary, by a man who had been torturing her family. The man then committed suicide. Her daughter, Kelsey, was also wounded in the attack but survived.
Three people were killed in a murder/suicide attack at a Indiana furniture plant.
Michael Connor Verkerke is the 9-year-old who was stabbed to death in Kentwood, Michigan, by a 12-year-old child.
Ali Muhammad Brown is suspected of killing two men that he met on Grindr in Seattle and then killing a teenager in New Jersey.
Clarence Washington is believed to have killed his wife, Shauna, and their three beautiful children before committing suicide inside his home in Culpeper, Virginia.
Galazia Niehaus, 13-year-old from Sailina, Kansas, was found stabbed to death at 1:45 a.m. on August 1.
Sharron Townsend, a 12-year-old boy, was charged with the murder in the death of Thomas Trent, a 54-year-old homeless man, in Jacksonville, Fla.
Scott Schuck has been arrested, charged with killing his girlfriend, Rebecca Cassidy, in Shelbyville, Indiana. Cassidy had been missing since 2010.
Millsap is believed to have texted her boyfriend saying, “OMG…I think I’m being kidnapped.”