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1 hr ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

George Zimmerman back on 'patrol' in Florida?

Former neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was spotted back on patrol this weekend in Central Florida, this time outside a store in DeLand that sells motorcycles, guns and ammunition.


2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

An 8-year-old boy who was sleeping early Wednesday died after a bullet fired from outside went through the home's wall and into his bedroom, hitting him, Detroit police said.


Related Topix: Wayne County, MI, Inkster, MI

2 hrs ago | News Radio 710 WPMI-AM

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier ordered her officers not to arrest anyone carrying handguns in public

Stephen Gutowski said he was excited to exercise his rights for the first time since he moved to the D.C. area five years ago - so he grabbed his pistol and headed to the National Mall.


Related Topix: National Mall, US National Parks, Guns, Columbia, SC

4 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Kelsey Grammer forgives man who raped, killed his sister

Actor Kelsey Grammer on Tuesday offered his forgiveness to the man who raped and killed his sister in 1975, but he said he wants to see him remain behind bars.


Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Buena Vista Correctional Facility

6 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Toronto cop charged with attempted murder in Sammy Yatim shooting

A Toronto police officer is facing an additional charge in relation to the shooting death of a teenager on a streetcar last summer.


10 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Man charged with killing referee faces key hearing

Police and prosecutors say Bassel Saad struck John Bieniewicz June 29 as the 44-year-old referee announced his decision to eject Saad from a men's league game.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Arrest made in slaying of woman found in field

An Indianapolis woman has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of awoman found dead last week along a central Indiana road.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Hancock County, IN


Man pleads guilty to killing pregnant girlfriend

A Rapid City man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and her unborn child has pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors.


KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Alabama man pleads not guilty in kitten killings

An Alabama man facing 22 charges of animal cruelty says he's innocent. Ronald Fraser Golden, 49, was arrested last year on charges of finding kittens on Craigslist and taking them home to kill them.


Related Topix: Athens, AL

ABC News

Man Charged With Car Dealer's Murder Over Bad Sale

A man accused of beating a Rhode Island junk-car dealer with a two-by-four over a deal gone wrong has been charged with his murder.


KHOU-TV Houston

Mom, daughter identified in San Antonio killings

Investigators say a San Antonio woman fatally shot her adult daughter and then killed herself in an apparent murder-suicide at a home.



Jury recommends death penalty in 1983 rape-murder

A Jefferson County jury has recommended the death penalty for a Louisville man convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1983.


Related Topix: Death Penalty


1 dead, 2 injured in motorcycle club shooting

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the shooting at the club in the Stone community of Pike County happened Sunday during a meeting.


Related Topix: Stone, KY, Pike County, KY

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Jurors Deliberate in Killing of Police Officer

Jurors have begun deliberating between death by lethal injection and life imprisonment without parole in the slaying of a Houston-area police officer and an auto body shop owner.


Related Topix: Harris County, TX, Death Penalty

Inside Bay Area

Hayward man accused of fatal motel shooting arrested in Las Vegas

A Hayward man wanted in a fatal motel shooting in the city's north end last month was awaiting extradition Monday after being located by police in Las Vegas and arrested on suspicion of murder.


Related Topix: Hayward, CA, Alameda County, CA

Detroit Free Press

Jury now deliberating case of Eastern Michigan player's murder

A man on trial in the robbery-killing of Eastern Michigan football player Demarius Reed was a full participant in the crimes and is just as guilty as the confessed gunman, a prosecutor told an Ann Arbor jury today.


Related Topix: Ann Arbor, MI

CBS Local

Darrell Fuller Found Guilty Of Murder Of Nassau County Police Officer, Motorist

A parolee who fled from a crash scene was found guilty of killing a Nassau County police officer and a motorist.


Sydney Morning Herald

Killer sought immunity for Hodson murders

Contract killer Rodney Charles Collins demanded police no longer pursue him over a brutal double murder in exchange for supplying information about the murder of a police informer and his wife, an inquest has been told.


KHOU-TV Houston

Should the condemned suffer? Victim families torn

Randy Browning watched from behind the glass as Kimberly McCarthy slipped quietly into unconsciousness, snored briefly, then finally stopped breathing.


Related Topix: Death Penalty

Northern Michigan News

Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family