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2 hrs ago | ABC News

AG Holder to Speak at Ceremony for Kansas Victims

Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to attend a service for the three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

7 hrs ago | KMIZ

Police investigate another possible shooting in KC

Police are investigating a possible shooting that could be the latest in a series of shootings targeting drivers in the Kansas City metropolitan area over the past month.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

8 hrs ago | CBS Local

Man Gets 2 Life Terms For Killing Man At Bus Stop

A man who killed another man in a drive-by shooting has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus 20 years for the crime.

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Related Topix: Baltimore County, MD

Wed Apr 16, 2014

People

Woman Accused of Killing Her Six Babies Gave Birth at Home: Police

A Utah woman accused of concealing seven pregnancies before strangling or suffocating her newborns gave birth each time in her home, authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

WALB-TV Albany

Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday evening.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Death Penalty, Medicine, Nembutal, Pentobarbital (generic)

The Fresno Bee

Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

In this April 15, 2014 photo, authorities investigate a homicide in Denver. Richard Kirk is being held for investigation of first-degree murder in the death of his wife in their Denver home.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

EDGE

Ala. Woman Charged With Murder for Allegedly Shooting Son's Partner

An Alabama woman has been charged with murder after allegedly shooting her son's boyfriend on Monday at a truck stop.

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National Public Radio

Suspect Found Guilty In 4 Omaha Shooting Deaths

A man accused of fatally shooting four people in Omaha over 10 days last summer was on Wednesday found guilty of murder.

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WANE-TV Fort Wayne

78-year-old sentenced for killing neighbor

A judge has sentenced a 78-year-old man to 55 years in prison for fatally shooting a neighbor after what authorities say was an ongoing dispute over drainage problems at their northern Indiana properties.

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Related Topix: Cass County, IN, Logansport, IN

KHOU-TV Houston

East Texas man killed at home week before trial

Police in East Texas are investigating the shooting death of a man one week before he was to go on trial for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Related Topix: Harrison County, TX, Longview, TX

Greenwich Citizen

Rhode Island Senate panel mulls gun-related bills

A Rhode Island Senate committee took up gun legislation Tuesday, including a bill aimed at preventing people with severe mental illness from buying weapons and a proposal to ban the sale and possession of semi-automatic weapons.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Man accused of killing wife takes witness stand

The Lincoln County man on trial for killing his wife and dumping her body in a swamp denies having anything to do with her disappearance or death.

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NBC12

Police: GPS helped solve, didn't deter killings

GPS technology helped police link two convicted sex offenders to the rapes and killings of at least four women in California, but the mother of one victim said Tuesday that the monitoring system should have done more to prevent the crimes in the first place.

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Related Topix: Anaheim, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

101.5-WQUT

Former KKK Member Says Jewish Center Shooting Suspect Went 'Insane'

A leading white nationalist says the accused gunman in the Jewish center shootings in Kansas was a raging alcoholic who long ago lost ties with his own pro-white community.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Man sentenced to life for killing 4 Michigan women

A man convicted of killing four women whom he met through an online escort site opted to stay in his jail cell Tuesday when a Detroit-area judge sentenced him to life in prison in a courtroom packed with victims' relatives.

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Related Topix: Sterling Heights, MI

KLAL-FM Little Rock

Accused Kansas Shooter in Wheelchair for Court Appearance

Frazier Glenn Miller, who could face the death penalty for allegedly killing three people at Jewish centers in Kansas, made his first court appearance Tuesday wearing only what appeared to be a padded smock with his arms and legs exposed.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Death Penalty, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Boston.com

Prosecutor insists Pistorius intentionally shot girlfriend

Wrapping up five days of relentless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial, the chief prosecutor insisted Tuesday that he intentionally shot his girlfriend to death after they argued and - in a final exchange - urged the Olympic athlete to take responsibility for the Valentine's Day killing.

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KTEN-TV Denison

Man gets 4 years in fatal Texas City shooting

A man has been sentenced to four years in prison after firing a shot that ricocheted off the ground and struck and killed a bystander during an altercation outside a Texas City convenience store.

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Related Topix: Texas City, TX, Galveston County, TX

WAVE-TV Louisville

Kentucky man accused in 1988 cold case in Arizona

A Kentucky man is in custody in connection with the shooting death of an Arizona woman more than 25 years ago.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Plain Dealer

Utah dead babies mysteries: Why did Megan Huntsman kill her children and how come no one noticed?

Huntsman, 39, told police she either strangled or suffocated them immediately after they were born.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

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