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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Man Shot By Police At Bank In Silver Spring

Montgomery County police say an officer shot and killed a man after police were called to a bank in Silver Spring for a reported trespasser.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD, Montgomery County, MD

6 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

Bond set for mother accused of killing daughter.

Sheriff's deputies arrested an Athens mother for capital murder on Monday after the woman told police she killed her 4-year-old daughter, the day the young girl was supposed to go and sign up for pre-K.

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Related Topix: Athens, TX, Henderson County, TX

10 hrs 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.

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

14 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.

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18 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.

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Related Topix: Madison County, IL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Ohio.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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WHAS11

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA

KFVS12

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.

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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.

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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.

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

KFVS12

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.

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KXXV-TV Waco

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KSWO

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.

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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.

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

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