Murder charge

US policeman faces murder charge related to Rayshard Brook’s death

Garrett Rolfe, who has already been fired, faces 11 charges related to Rayshard Brooks' death. If convicted, he could face the death penalty.

The other officer who was at the scene, Devin Brosnan, plans to testify as a witness in the case, officials said.

The case comes amid US protests over police killings of black Americans.

Lawmakers in Washington are currently debating new police reform laws.

Officer Brosnan - who has already been placed on administrative leave - will be charged with assault for standing on Mr Brooks' shoulder as he lay dying.

India happiness minister sought as murder suspect in Madhya Pradesh

They are hunting Lal Singh Arya, 53, who has been missing since Tuesday when a court ordered his arrest.

He is a suspect in the murder of an opposition politician in 2009 and has previously denied the charges.

Madhya Pradesh is the first and only state to have a department of happiness to boost the wellbeing of citizens.

Laufa case update: Namaliu goes to court

Richard Jason Namaliu of Raluana village, Kokopo, East New Britain Province and his lawyer appeared before Magistrate Cosmas Bidar of the Waigani Committal court.

The court explained the committal court process and the charge and allegations against him before adjourning the case for a month.

Namaliu remains on a National Court bail of K2000. He was charged with murder.

He was released from custody on Monday, July 31.

It is alleged he murdered Laufa of Lese, Malalaua, Gulf Province, along the Fort Banner Road, UPNG, on February 11.

Jo Cox MP death: Thomas Mair in court on murder charge

Thomas Mair gave his name as "Death to traitors, freedom for Britain", when he appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

Mrs Cox, 41, was shot and stabbed in Birstall, West Yorkshire, on Thursday.

Members of her family visited the scene on Saturday to read floral tributes and thank gathered crowds for their support.

Speaking in the village's market square Kim Leadbeater, Mrs Cox's sister, described the MP as "perfect".

Aki’s lawyers file for bail

His lawyers filed an urgent application before lunch today seeking bail, however could not move that application in court as the matter was not listed before a judge.

Aki’s lawyers are now working on getting the matter before a judge to hear it.

He made his first appearance on Thursday before Magistrate John Kaumi at the District Court sitting at Bomana.

From the Western Highlands Province, Aki was arrested early this week and charged for the alleged willful murder of a woman (his wife).

Businessman’s lawyer defers submissions on murder case

 Parker, who appeared from custody, looked well as he walked in casually dressed and in thongs before a court room filled with relatives of the late Lapan Nason.

The matter today was for Parker’s lawyer to make submissions in response to police completion of their investigation however that was not done.

His lawyer from Ashurst Lawyers instead went before the court seeking a further adjournment to December 11.

His co-accused Akai Andekumo also appeared with his lawyer from the Public Solicitors office.

The court further adjourned the matter to December 11.

Irish nanny being deported after murder charge is dropped

Aisling Brady McCarthy, 37, surrendered Tuesday at the Burlington, Mass. office of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, spokesman Shawn Neudauer confirmed.

She's been arrested and placed in federal custody, pending her deportation to her native Ireland.

McCarthy had been charged in the 2013 death of Rehma Sabir, of Cambridge. On Monday, prosecutors dropped the charge after the medical examiner's office revised its original homicide ruling.