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2 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Actor Michael Jace waives preliminary hearing in wifea s shooting death

In this Oct. 6, 2012 file photo, actor Michael Jace attends WordTheatre presents Storytales at Ford Amphitheater in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: The Shield, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Planet of the Apes, Drama Movies, Boogie Nights, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Forrest Gump, Science Fiction Movies

6 hrs ago | KFVS12

Grandmother's shooting death rocks St. Louis

The shooting death of a 46-year-old woman walking alongside three of her grandchildren is rocking a St. Louis neighborhood where residents say getting caught in the crossfire is far too common.


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Man who raped and attempted to murder pensioner 'dies after prison suicide'

Robert Richards was found unresponsive in his cell on Tuesday morning ahead of his sentencing for attempted murder and rape of a pensioner A man who raped and attempted to murder a pensioner in Chessington has died days before he was due to be sentenced.


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14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Suspects in grisly NY murder cases arraigned

A man is suspected of killing at least two prostitutes and dumping their bodies in remote wooded areas of Long Island in the 1990s.


Related Topix: Suffolk County, NY, East Patchogue, NY, Health

18 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

The worker pulled a gun after entering the 17th-floor office to privately meet with the CEO, and during a struggle for the weapon, the CEO was shot in his head and abdomen, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said.


Related Topix: Chicago, IL

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Fla. boy, 12, arrested in homeless man's killing

A 12-year-old Florida boy was under arrest Thursday and accused of fatally shooting a homeless man in the head during a "horrific event," police said.


KNUS-AM Aurora

Oklahoma man admits killing 2 girls, fiancee

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Related Topix: Okemah, OK, Death Penalty

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Oklahoma man pleads guilty to killing 2 Weleetka girls in 2008, 2011 death of fiancee

A man accused of killing two girls along a rural Oklahoma road, but who wasn't arrested until after being questioned in his fiancee's death three years later, has pleaded guilty in both cases.


Related Topix: Weleetka, OK

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Las Vegas man gets life in ax attack that killed baby

A 38-year-old Las Vegas man has been ordered to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing a 4-month-old baby with a medieval-style battle ax and critically wounding the child's mother in a random attack on a sidewalk.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV

Lancashire Telegraph

Gunman who shot East Lancs police officer found guilty of attempted murder

A GUNMAN who shot a Pendle police officer and then left laughed as he cycled away has been found guilty of attempted murder.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WSET-TV Lynchburg

As US economy accelerates, Fed remains cautious

After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending.


Related Topix: Air Accidents, Louisiana, UC Los Angeles

Windsor Beacon

Defense in porch shooting trial grills cop

Theodore Wafer, 55, of Dearborn Heights stands up after day one of his trial in the Wayne County Circuit Court in Detroit on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.


Related Topix: Dearborn Heights, MI, Detroit, MI

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WABC-AM New York

Suspect Held After Minnesota Officer Killed During Traffic Stop

A suspect in the fatal shooting of a West St. Paul, Minnesota, police officer Wednesday during a routine traffic stop is being held at a local hospital after a manhunt and shootout.


Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, West St. Paul, MN

The Tribune

3 people killed, deputies wounded in NC shootout

An angry husband sprayed his father-in-law's house with bullets from two 30-round magazines, killing two people, after his wife ran to the home during an argument Wednesday.

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News Observer

Man found not guilty in Duke student's death

A jury in the trial of Laurence Alvin Lovette found him not guilty on Wednesday of armed robbery and murder in the death of Duke graduate student Abhijit Mahato in 2008.


Related Topix: Duke University

The Fresno Bee

3 people killed, 3 deputies wounded in NC shootout

Deputies were called to the Crystal Springs Mobile Home Park southwest of the downtown area for the domestic dispute about 7 a.m., Cumberland County Sheriff Moose Butler told local media outlets.


Related Topix: Cumberland County, NC

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.


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

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.

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

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