Wisconsin man accused of decapitating mother with 4-foot sword

Matthew Skalitzky, left, appears in Dane County court Monday Sept. 28, 2015, with his lawyer Stan Woodard in Madison, Wis. Skalitzky is charged with first-degree intentional homicide for allegedly beheading his mother with a 4-foot sword. (Ed Trevelen/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

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Japan PM in Jerusalem demands release of Islamic State hostages

A masked Islamic State fighter speaks during a ransom video demanding $200 million for the release of two Japanese citizens. (screen capture: YouTube)

A masked Islamic State fighter speaks during a ransom video demanding $200 million for the release of two Japanese citizens. (screen capture: YouTube)

Shinzo Abe says lives of two captive Japanese ‘top priority’ after video emerges demanding $200 million ransom

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Video: Islamic State group beheads US aid worker

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Kassig Family shows Peter Kassig standing in front of a truck filled with supplies for Syrian refugees. A new graphic video purportedly produced by Islamic State militants in Syria released Sunday Nov. 16, 2014 claims U.S. aid worker Kassig was beheaded. (AP Photo/Courtesy Kassig Family, File)

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Vile image of baby girl being ‘beheaded’ found by Kurds on phone taken from dead ISIS fanatics in Kobane

Horror: The harrowing image of the 'beheaded' baby girl was found on the phone of a dead Islamic State militant. Others images showed beheadings and jihadis playing football with the severed heads of victims

Horror: The harrowing image of the ‘beheaded’ baby girl was found on the phone of a dead Islamic State militant. Others images showed beheadings and jihadis playing football with the severed heads of victims.

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Algerian Islamic militants behead French hostage

Algeria French Hostage

In this still image from video published on the Internet on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, by a group calling itself Jund al-Khilafah, or Soldiers of the Caliphate, members of the group stand behind French mountaineer Herve Gourdel just before beheading him. In the video, the men pledge their allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, before killing Gourdel, 55, who they abducted on Sunday, Sept. 21. (AP Photo)

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Australian leader warns of planned random attack

Australia Terrorism

New South Wales Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione, right, and Australian Federal Police Acting Commissioner Andrew Colvin describe how 800 federal and state police officers raided more than two dozen properties as part of the operation in Sydney, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Australian police detained 15 people earlier on Thursday in a major counterterrorism operation, saying intelligence indicated a random, violent attack was being planned on Australian soil. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

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Woman, 82 years old, ‘beheaded’ in London garden

Palmira Silva
Police do not know whether Palmira Silva knew her attacker.

An 82-year-old woman has been killed in a suspected beheading in the garden of a north London house

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