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3 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Dissident republican shot dead

Tommy Crossan was shot dead in the grounds of an industrial complex in West Belfast, in full view of surrounding houses, a local representative said.

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army

6 hrs ago | ABC News

APNewsBreak: Vengeful Note Left in 2 Boys' Murder

A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.

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10 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Police: Man bought pot candy, shot wife

A man accused of killing his wife while she frantically spoke to a 911 operator bought marijuana candy just hours before the deadly shooting, police said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, 9

10 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Kansas City highway shooting suspect arrested

For the last few weeks, Marisol Sanchez took pains to drive miles out of her way to avoid highways in the Kansas City, Missouri, area.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

12 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

Wisconsin man accused of killing wife over nagging

A 76-year-old Milwaukee County man has told investigators he shot his blind wife of 56 years because she she'd been nagging him for three weeks.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee County, WI, Oak Creek, WI

16 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Prosecutors seek death penalty in sleepover death

Alameda County prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for a man accused of fatally shooting an 8-year-old Oakland girl during a sleepover.

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Related Topix: Alameda County, CA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Stormfront Website Posters Have Murdered Almost 100 People, Watchdog Group Says

Nine men who were allegedly prolific posters on the white supremacist website Stormfront were responsible for killing almost 100 people over the past five years, according to a report released Thursday by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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Related Topix: Southern Poverty Law Center, Law

Inside Bay Area

Richmond: Woman charged in teen's murder apparently had child with him

A 16-year-old boy allegedly killed by a 30-year-old Richmond woman had fathered a child with her and reportedly had a spat with her about his new girlfriend just moments before he was killed, a prosecutor said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Contra Costa County, CA

KMPH-TV Fresno

Woman, 30, charged in shooting death of teen

Prosecutors say a 30-year-old woman who surrendered to authorities in the shooting death of a San Francisco Bay Area teenager has been charged with murder.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Contra Costa County, CA, Richmond, CA

ABC News

AG Holder to Speak at Ceremony for Kansas Victims

Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to attend a service for the three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

KMIZ

Police investigate another possible shooting in KC

Police are investigating a possible shooting that could be the latest in a series of shootings targeting drivers in the Kansas City metropolitan area over the past month.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

CBS Local

Man Gets 2 Life Terms For Killing Man At Bus Stop

A man who killed another man in a drive-by shooting has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms plus 20 years for the crime.

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Related Topix: Baltimore County, MD

Wed Apr 16, 2014

People

Woman Accused of Killing Her Six Babies Gave Birth at Home: Police

A Utah woman accused of concealing seven pregnancies before strangling or suffocating her newborns gave birth each time in her home, authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

WALB-TV Albany

Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday evening.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Death Penalty, Medicine, Nembutal, Pentobarbital (generic)

The Fresno Bee

Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

In this April 15, 2014 photo, authorities investigate a homicide in Denver. Richard Kirk is being held for investigation of first-degree murder in the death of his wife in their Denver home.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

EDGE

Ala. Woman Charged With Murder for Allegedly Shooting Son's Partner

An Alabama woman has been charged with murder after allegedly shooting her son's boyfriend on Monday at a truck stop.

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National Public Radio

Suspect Found Guilty In 4 Omaha Shooting Deaths

A man accused of fatally shooting four people in Omaha over 10 days last summer was on Wednesday found guilty of murder.

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WANE-TV Fort Wayne

78-year-old sentenced for killing neighbor

A judge has sentenced a 78-year-old man to 55 years in prison for fatally shooting a neighbor after what authorities say was an ongoing dispute over drainage problems at their northern Indiana properties.

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Related Topix: Cass County, IN, Logansport, IN

KHOU-TV Houston

East Texas man killed at home week before trial

Police in East Texas are investigating the shooting death of a man one week before he was to go on trial for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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Related Topix: Harrison County, TX, Longview, TX

Greenwich Citizen

Rhode Island Senate panel mulls gun-related bills

A Rhode Island Senate committee took up gun legislation Tuesday, including a bill aimed at preventing people with severe mental illness from buying weapons and a proposal to ban the sale and possession of semi-automatic weapons.

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