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2 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington
Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.
5 hrs ago | KMIR 6
15, 2015, at the Pennsylvania State Police Barracks at Stonington for the late Corporal Bryan Dickson of Dunmore. BLOOMING GROVE, Pa.
6 hrs ago | TwinCities
The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing four online retailers of improperly selling ammunition, tear gas, a high-capacity magazine and body armor used in the attack. The lawsuit alleges it was illegal and negligent to sell the gear to James Holmes, who is accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 in the July 20, 2012, attack.
9 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police, regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp, and picked just the right... By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A law enforcement official says Pennsylvania State Police have identified a suspect in the killing of a trooper and the critical wounding of another outside a barracks. For the first time, California's Department of Motor Vehicles knows how many self-driving cars are traveling public roads.
9 hrs ago | ABC News
The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings are suing four online retailers they say sold ammunition, tear gas and equipment used in the attack. The lawsuit was announced Tuesday by attorneys for the parents of Jessica Ghawi and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
11 hrs ago | WHAS11
A southeastern Indiana man admitted to police officers that he fatally stabbed his girlfriend and then mutilated her body, including cooking and eating some of her organs, according to police documents released Monday. Joseph Oberhansley, 33, of Jeffersonville appeared in court Monday, where he was formally charged with murder in the death of Tammy Blanton, 46. He also was charged with abuse of a corpse and breaking and entering.
13 hrs ago | NewsCenter 25
A judge has dismissed a murder charge against a northern Lower Peninsula man, accused of killing his missing 4 A1 2-month-old daughter. Mason County District Judge Peter Wadel in Ludington threw out the open murder charge Monday against 24-year-old Sean Phillips.
17 hrs ago | KMIZ
A grand jury in Missouri now has more time decide whether Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged for the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. St. Louis County Judge Carolyn Whittington has extended the grand jury's deadline until Jan. 7, said Paul Fox, the county's director of judicial administration.
New Hanover County authorities say the former roommate of a man whose body was found on a local road in 2009 has been indicted in connection with his death. Local media outlets report 52-year-old Larry Karl Gonzales has been indicted for first-degree murder in the death of Alton Corey Vann.
Tampa Bay area authorities have charged a man with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend. The Pasco County Sheriff's Office charged 28-year-old Adam Matos on Monday.
The dropped charge clears the way for authorities to transfer 53-year-old Charles Severance from Loudoun County to Alexandria, where he's charged in three separate killings dating back to 2003. Severance's lawyers had argued the gun charge was a sham to hold him while Alexandria police tried to build their murder case.
To hear his family tell it, police shot the 22-year-old several times while he was running away. An independent autopsy proves he was shot from behind, his family's attorney said.
A new trial is scheduled to start Monday for a man charged with killing a Myrtle Beach police officer during a struggle a decade ago. Luzenski Allen Cottrell will be tried before a new jury in the 2002 shooting death of 28-year-old officer Joe McGarry.
A North Las Vegas high school student has been arrested in the shooting death of a 20-year-old woman. Police say the 16-year-old student at Mojave High School was arrested at school Thursday and booked into a juvenile detention facility.
A 31-year-old Hesperia man was sentenced to 50 years to life plus seven years in prison after he was convicted of the murder of a Mentone man, court records show. Alex Vincent Quezada was found guilty by a jury in July of murder and being a felon or addict in possession of a firearm in connection with the March shooting death of 34-year-old Ronnie Mena.
Graves County Sheriff Dewayne Redmon said around 10 a.m. on Friday friends of Kimberly Thomas Jackson went to check on her at her home in Mayfield after she did not show up to work. Kentucky State Police say Terry Froman is the suspect in Graves County homicide and abduction and is in custody.
In this May 18, 2010 file photo, Dominika Stanley, left, the mother of 7-year-old Aiyana Jones sits next to Aiyana's father Charles Jones in attorney Geoffrey Fieger's office in Southfield, Mich. A judge won't delay the trial of a Detroit police officer who accidentally killed 7-year-old Aiyana Jones during a raid, despite his attorney's concerns that a "media frenzy" following a police shooting in Missouri could harm his client's right to an impartial jury.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:53 pm
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