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38 min ago | 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

38 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

The Toronto Star

Toronto cop charged with attempted murder in Sammy Yatim shooting

A Toronto police officer is facing an additional charge in relation to the shooting death of a teenager on a streetcar last summer.


The News Tribune

Man charged with killing referee faces key hearing

Police and prosecutors say Bassel Saad struck John Bieniewicz June 29 as the 44-year-old referee announced his decision to eject Saad from a men's league game.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Arrest made in slaying of woman found in field

An Indianapolis woman has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of awoman found dead last week along a central Indiana road.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Hancock County, IN


Man pleads guilty to killing pregnant girlfriend

A Rapid City man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and her unborn child has pleaded guilty in a deal with prosecutors.


KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Alabama man pleads not guilty in kitten killings

An Alabama man facing 22 charges of animal cruelty says he's innocent. Ronald Fraser Golden, 49, was arrested last year on charges of finding kittens on Craigslist and taking them home to kill them.


Related Topix: Athens, AL

ABC News

Man Charged With Car Dealer's Murder Over Bad Sale

A man accused of beating a Rhode Island junk-car dealer with a two-by-four over a deal gone wrong has been charged with his murder.


KHOU-TV Houston

Mom, daughter identified in San Antonio killings

Investigators say a San Antonio woman fatally shot her adult daughter and then killed herself in an apparent murder-suicide at a home.