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1 hr ago | The Island Packet

Ana Veciana-Suarez: Updated comic Archie's death a cultural barometer

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.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Gay/Lesbian, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Newtown, CT

5 hrs ago | KSWO

Man ordered to stand trial in shooting death

A Lawton man accused of a fatal shooting outside a bar has been ordered to stand trial on a charge of second-degree murder.


10 hrs ago | KMOV-TV Saint Louis

Man gets 65 years prison in dismemberment killing

One of two men accused of killing a southwestern Illinois woman and dismembering her body has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to 65 years in prison.


Related Topix: Madison County, IL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sheriff: 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting at cabin

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.


Related Topix: Logan, OH, Hocking County, OH

KHOU-TV Houston

Arizona execution drug case heads to Supreme Court

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.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Death Penalty

WLS-AM Chicago

Chicago's Gun Violence Is Taking a Toll on City's Youth

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.


CBS Local

Utah Mom Accused Of Killing 6 Babies Goes To Court

A Utah woman accused of killing six of her newborns and storing their bodies in her garage appeared in court Monday.



Police: Man killed teen, shot woman, killed self

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.


Related Topix: Milton, KY

ABC News

Police: California Bank Robber Linked to 2 Heists

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.


Related Topix: Stockton, CA


Trial to start in death of unarmed woman on porch

Roused from sleep by the sound of pounding in the wee hours, a suburban Detroit man grabbed his shotgun, opened the front door and blasted a young woman in the face.


Related Topix: Life, Self Defense, Dearborn Heights, MI

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Times

In violent weekend, 40 people shot in Chicago : July 21, 2014,

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.


The Island Packet

3 teens held in Albuquerque homeless killings

Alex Rios, 18, and two boys, ages 16 and 15, are being held in Bernalillo County detention facilities a day after allegedly killing the victims in an open field, police spokesman Simon Drobik said.


Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Family, Teenagers, Bernalillo County, NM


Peoria murder trial focuses on Internet searches

An investigator testifying at the trial of a former Baptist missionary accused of killing his wife says the Internet search history on the suspect's computer included queries on various ways to kill someone.



Woman arrested in deadly suburban Houston shooting

The Houston Chronicle reports the shooting occurred Saturday afternoon in front of a home in a quiet Pasadena neighborhood.


Contra Costa Times

Police: Man shot along East Oakland streets expected to live

A man was shot in East Oakland on Friday night during a drive-by shooting but was expected to live, police said.


Related Topix: Oakland, CA

Congleton Guardian

Nurse Jane Clough was murdered by her ex-boyfriend

A campaigner whose daughter was murdered by an abusive ex-boyfriend has called for a stalkers register where potential victims can check their partner's history.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Woman accused of killing 8-year-old

A 53-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the killing of an 8-year-old child last year while driving under the influence of synthetic cannabinoids and marijuana.


Related Topix: Drugs, Tulsa County, OK

WFAA-TV Dallas

Shooting deaths of 4 horses in Utah prompt outrage

The shooting deaths of four thoroughbred horses in Utah are prompting outrage and a $5,000 reward for the prosecution of those responsible.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Syracuse, UT

Cybercast News Service

Robbers' families say police acted appropriately

The families of two slain bank robbery suspects said Friday that police in the Northern California city of Stockton acted appropriately when they engaged in a gunbattle with their sons.


Related Topix: San Joaquin County, CA

Times Herald

Chicago crime poses political headaches

CHICAGO a?? Even with overall crime rates in decline, a wave of gun violence here is ramping up the political pressure on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel as he prepares for a reelection campaign.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel, 2012 Presidential Election