assassination

Mark David Chapman NYPD Mug Shot 12/09/1980 (Credit: NYPD)

John Lennon’s Assassin Denied Parole At Eighth Hearing

New York state corrections officials said Friday that Mark David Chapman, the man who shot and killed John Lennon back in 1980, has been denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board.

08/22/2014

John Lennon And Yoko Ono

Fans Share Wishes, Tributes For John Lennon 33 Years After Assassination

Sunday marked the 33rd anniversary of the assassination of John Lennon in New York, and Yoko Ono invited fans to send wishes and tributes.

12/08/2013

5th January 1960:  John Fitzerald Kennedy (1917 - 1963), 35th American president.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

JFK Assassination Records Board Member: Oswald Acted Alone

In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a member of a board that collected records on the assassination in the 1990s talked about its process and findings.

11/23/2013

Tatiana Schlossberg, granddaughter of former President John F. Kennedy lays a wreath during a memorial service in Runnymede, Surrey on November 22, 2013(Photo BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Solemn Events Mark 50th Anniversary Of JFK’s Assassination

A half-century later, the assassination still stirs quiet sadness in the baby boom generation that remembers it as the beginning of a darker, more cynical time.

11/22/2013

Neil Gallagher and President John F. Kennedy appear together on a campaign flyer. (Credit CBS 2)

JFK’s Death Is Still A Fresh, Painful Memory For Former N.J. Congressman

Fifty years after his death the assassination of President John F. Kennedy still brings back painful memories for those who knew him best. That includes his friend, Neil Gallagher.

11/22/2013

President John F. Kennedy with First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy ride in a motorcade in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963, shortly before his assassination. (credit: OFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Manhattan DA Morgenthau, VP Cheney Reflect On Learning Of JFK’s Assassination

The nation paused to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Friday.

11/22/2013

FBI photo of James Earl Ray. Ray assassinated Rev. Martin Luther King on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. (photo by National Archive/Newsmakers)

Looking Back On 45 Years Since MLK Assassination

The civil rights leader was shot to death at the age of 39 as he stood on a balcony at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis on April 4, 1968. Shortly after the assassination, James Earl Ray was arrested and later pleaded guilty to killing King.

04/04/2013

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Teen Charged In Chalkboard Threat To Assassinate Principal

A teen from Nassau County has been charged with a felony, after he allegedly wrote on the blackboard that he wanted to “assassinate the principal and take over the school.”

01/09/2013

John Lennon And Yoko Ono

Lennon Fans Chat With Yoko Ono 32 Years After Assassination

Fans exchanged messages via Facebook and Twitter with Yoko Ono this week, as Saturday marks the 32nd anniversary of John Lennon’s murder in New York City.

12/08/2012

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Prosecutor: Man Threatened To Kill President Obama, School Children

An upstate New York man is accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and elementary schoolchildren in Saratoga County.

03/04/2012

Kennedy Motorcade

Kennedy’s Agents Speak Out About Assassination

Almost 50 years later, agent Clint Hill still blames himself for not taking the fatal bullet that killed former President John F. Kennedy.

11/13/2010

Arrest

N.Y. Man Arrested After Voicing Desire To Kill Bush

GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban Rochester man faces charges after telling the Secret Service of a desire to kill former President George W. Bush. Ian Rotunno was detained Oct. 7 after he abruptly left […]

10/23/2010