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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday that witnesses reported seeing the suspect shooting the exotic bird with a pellet gun on July 9. Witnesses say the bird was standing in a driveway and the man fired from the driver's seat of the silver Mercedes sedan.
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4 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun
A defense lawyer says a Detroit-area man who killed a young, unarmed woman on his porch heard "boom, boom, boom" at last four separate times before he opened the door and shot her in the face.
8 hrs ago | Olney Enterprise
Sheriff Quinn Colson has been working to clean up corruption and injustice in Ace Atkins' compelling crime fiction series, but he can't change the past of Jericho, Mississippi, when he's faced with a decades-old crime that leads to scrutiny of his own past in "The Forsaken."
8 hrs ago | ABC News
A Somali police official says gunmen have killed a Somali lawmaker in a drive-by shooting in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
It has been one of the lingering questions since the dramatic manhunt that gripped the Boston area in the days after the marathon bombings: Where did the suspects get the gun that authorities say they used to kill a university police officer? Answers may come soon with the arrest Tuesday of a man that people with knowledge of the investigation say ... (more)
Montgomery County police say an officer shot and killed a man after police were called to a bank in Silver Spring for a reported trespasser.
Sheriff's deputies arrested an Athens mother for capital murder on Monday after the woman told police she killed her 4-year-old daughter, the day the young girl was supposed to go and sign up for pre-K.
Archie Andrews has died, felled by an assassin's bullet intended for a friend. Let's pause here to mourn an iconic figure of our childhood.
A Lawton man accused of a fatal shooting outside a bar has been ordered to stand trial on a charge of second-degree murder.
LOGAN, OHIO: Authorities are searching for a suspect accused of killing a man and injuring a woman during a shooting at a cabin this weekend in southern Ohio.
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Arizona cannot execute a death row inmate without providing detailed information about the drugs intended for his lethal injection, a decision that prompted state officials to say they will take their case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
An 11-year-old girl became the latest child in Chicago to be killed by gunfire this past weekend when a stray bullet sailed through a bedroom window and struck her.
A Utah woman accused of killing six of her newborns and storing their bodies in her garage appeared in court Monday.
Kentucky State Police say a man shot and killed a teenage girl, injured a woman then turned the weapon on himself before the shooting spree ended.
Police in Stockton, California, confirmed Sunday that a bank robber killed in a recent police shootout and hostage situation was among those suspected in an earlier heist at the same bank branch.
CHICAGO:An 11-year-girl was shot and killed during a slumber party as violence struck Chicago over the weekend, local media outlets reported on Sunday.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:14 pm
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