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1 hr ago | Washington Times

Q&A: Few laws govern children at shooting range

A 39-year-old firing-range instructor was killed Monday while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an Uzi submachine gun.


Related Topix: Guns

3 hrs ago | The Tribune

Dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons

A jury on Wednesday acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons.


3 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Texas drunken driving slaying case goes to jury

A jury on Wednesday began deliberating the murder case against a southeast Texas father accused of fatally shooting a drunken driver who had just killed his two sons in a crash.


6 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

Man convicted of killing ex-girlfrienda s father

Jurors have recommended a sentence of life in prison without parole for a southwestern Indiana man they convicted of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend's father.


Related Topix: Gibson County, IN, Fort Branch, IN, Evansville, IN

10 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Bright-colored air gun bill passes California Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. >> The state Assembly approved legislation on Tuesday that would require certain replica guns to be sold in bright colors or transparent to avoid deadly mix-ups with police officers.


Related Topix: California Government, California

14 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Range instructor fatally shot by 9-year-old in Arizona

A 9-year-old girl learning to fire a submachine gun accidentally killed her instructor at a shooting range when the weapon recoiled over her shoulder, according to Arizona authorities.


Related Topix: Autos

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Brandon Sun

Accused B.C serial killer says he was 'involved' in two murders, but not alone

A young man accused of murdering three women and a teenage girl in northern British Columbia admits he was involved in two of the killings, but he told his trial Tuesday that he didn't act alone.


Related Topix: Canada, Drugs

Daily Journal

Suspect in fatal shootings charged with murder

The Los Angeles County district attorney's office said 34-year-old Alexander Hernandez of Sylmar was charged with capital murder for killing 48-year-old Gildardo Morales as he drove his pickup truck to work on Aug. 21 in Pacoima.


Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Sylmar, CA

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Woman Pleads to Stop Alimony Paid to Ex-Husband Accused of Killing New Husband

Paying alimony to an ex-spouse can be one of those grin-and-bear-it obligations for some, but it's an especially galling burden for a Utah woman whose ex-husband stands accused of killing her new husband.


Related Topix: Lindon, UT, Utah County, UT


Audio may have captured Michael Brown shooting

Audio may have captured Michael Brown shooting What appears to be a succession of gunshots can be heard in the background of the call.


Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Ferguson, MO, Clayton, MO

Rocky Mount Telegram

Richmond County man charged with murder in acquaintancea s death

Sheriff's deputies in Richmond County have charged a man with murder in the shooting death of an acquaintance at the suspect's home.


Related Topix: Richmond County, NC

The Raw Story

MO grandmother guilty of killing husband decades ago, burying body in mine shaft

A Missouri woman convicted of killing her husband four decades ago and burying his body in an abandoned Wyoming gold mine was sentenced to life in prison by a Wyoming judge on Monday, a prosecutor said.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Chadwick, MO

Hillingdon Times

Killer mother gets 11-year term

Rosdeep Adekoya has been jailed for 11 years for killing her three-year-old son Mikaeel Kular A mother who killed her three-year-old son, dumped his body in a suitcase and claimed that he was missing has been jailed for 11 years.


Related Topix: Fife County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Man charged with killing wife in 1995 arraigned

An Ohio man who authorities say killed his wife and teenage daughter nearly two decades ago, then started a new life and a new family, was ordered held without bail Monday at his arraignment in Massachusetts in one of the killings.


Related Topix: Tolland, CT, New Britain, CT

WBAY-TV Green Bay

Mourners gather in St. Louis for Brown funeral

Father of slain teen Michael Brown, Michael Brown, Sr., left, and Reverend Al Sharpton, right, gesture to the crowd at Peace Fest, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in St. .


Related Topix: California, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, University of Phoenix

Voices: Cincinnati riots provide lessons for Ferguson

The similarities to Cincinnati in 2001 and Ferguson, Mo., today are striking, even before the investigation determines the events that led to the shooting death of Michael Brown.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Fort Lee: Soldier shot self leading to lock down

A soldier who shot herself, leading to a lock down at Fort Lee, is being treated at VCU Medical Center.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Lee, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Arrest made at San Fernando Valley home after shootings

One person was killed near the 14400 block of Polk Street in Sylmar on Sunday. LAPD officers investigate the scene.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Sylmar (Los Angeles, CA)

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Michael Brown's family prepares to say goodbye

On the eve of Michael Brown's funeral, the teen's parents saw their son for the first time since his death and tried to prepare for a burial that will test their strength.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St. Louis, MO

Sun Aug 24, 2014

700WLW Cincinnati

Man Arrested In Shooting Death Of His Brother

On August 23, 2014, at approximately 8:20 p.m., District Five police officers responded to the 1500 block of W. North Bend Road for a reported shooting.


Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH