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18 min ago | KSWO

2 Altus police officers on leave after shooting

Altus Police Chief Tim Murphy says the shooting occurred early Monday. Murphy tells Lawton television station KSWO that the officers were responding to a report of shots fired in the 500 block of North Hightower Street.


4 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Louisiana man accused of killing wife, abducting three kidsLouisiana...

Two of the couple's children, a 5-year-old and an 8-year-old, had gone to a neighbor's house to tell them something was wrong with their mother.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, New Orleans, LA, Metairie, LA, Jefferson Parish, LA

8 hrs ago |

Second suspect sought in Moss Point shooting

A second man is being sought by Moss Point police on attempted murder and aggravated assault charges in connection with a shooting Tuesday night on Max Street, Deputy Chief Art McClung said.


Related Topix: Moss Point, MS

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Pasadena family describes terror of shooting that killed three

PASADENA >> A terrified family of six found themselves in the midst of a hail of bullets Saturday afternoon when they arrived home just as a shooting rampage began that left three people dead and two others wounded.


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

The Fresno Bee

Sacramento shootout leaves 1 dead, 4 injured

The Sacramento Bee reports the shootings occurred around 1 a.m. Sunday when a large group of people gathered in a parking lot on Fulton Ave. in Sacramento.


Related Topix: Sacramento, CA

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Small SC town rallies for fired gay police chief

Latta Police Chief Crystal Moore talks with friends at a fundraiser for a youth softball team on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Latta, S.C. .


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Latta, SC

Jersey City officer killed during armed robbery

A police officer responding to an armed robbery call at a 24-hour drugstore was fatally shot early Sunday by a suspect who had snatched a gun from an armed security guard inside, officials said.


Inside Bay Area

Tonight's TV picks: 'The Strain' plagues New York with vampires

"The Hunt With John Walsh" : In this new series, the victims' rights activist exposes stories of ongoing criminal inquiries tied to fugitives.


Related Topix: Entertainment, The Strain, Television


3 indicted in Corpus Christi store owner's slaying

Two men and a woman have been indicted on capital murder charges in the shooting death of a Corpus Christi store owner this spring.


Sat Jul 12, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Man fatally shot at San Antonio hotel

San Antonio police say a man has been fatally shot at a hotel along the River Walk after getting into a confrontation with a guest.


ABC News

3 Killed in California Home, Suspect Surrenders

Authorities say three people have been shot and killed at a home in Pasadena, California, and a suspect is in custody after shooting at police cars.


Related Topix: Pasadena, CA

Daily Mail

Man who killed lover's husband that inspired Nicole Kidman movie...

'I'll see my family again one day': Brave girl, 15, who lost her parents and four siblings in Houston shooting at the hands of her uncle leads memorial event just a day after leaving hospital 'Don't hate the men who killed my husband': Widow of firefighter calls for forgiveness of the pair 'who shot her husband dead in burglary' as they face the ... (more)


Related Topix: To Die For, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Celebrities, Nicole Kidman


Texas man accused of killing 6 collapses in court

The episode Friday in a Texas courtroom reportedly came during a reading of the six capital murder charges facing the 33-year-old suspect.


Related Topix: Spring, TX, 9


Accused Boston bomber spoke of martyrdom before attack: FBI

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told his friends about martyrdom and bomb-building over lunch before the attacks last year, an FBI agent testified on Friday in the trial of one of the friends for obstruction.


Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, UMass Dartmouth

Man, 24, charged with murder in shooting of Alabama man in DeKalb County

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in the shooting of an Alabama man whose body was found inside a vehicle off a DeKalb County road early Thursday morning.


Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Trial set for boy accused of killing dad

A northeast Kansas teenager accused of killing his father is scheduled to go to trial in November on a first-degree murder charge.


The Fresno Bee

Texas slaying suspect voted school's class clown

The Anchorage Daily News reports Ronald Lee Haskell Jr. lived in Alaska until 2004.


Related Topix: Anchorage, AK, Eagle-River, AK


2 more charged in death of girl riding scooter

PATERSON, N.J. - Hundreds of mourners gathered Friday for a funeral for a 12-year-old girl killed when she was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter, and three young men faced charges in her death.


Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Passaic County, NJ, Criminal Defense Law, Law

News 4 Jax

Texas shooting suspect collapses in court

The Houston man accused of killing six family members, including four children, "execution-style" collapsed during a court appearance Friday.



Cameron man gets life sentence for fatal shooting

A judge has sentenced a Cameron man to life in prison without parole for the shooting death of his former brother-in-law.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Fort Smith, AR