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  1. Portsmouth Commonwealth Attorney will pursue indictment in fatal officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Portsmouth prosecutors said Thursday they will seek an indictment against a police officer involved in a fatal shooting earlier this year outside a Wal-Mart. A spokeswoman for Commonwealth's Attorney Stephanie Morales declined to comment on the case or identify the officer who shot William Chapman II in April.


  2. The Latest on TV shooting: Ex-colleague talks about run-in with man who killed TV journalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Lethbridge Herald

    A woman who worked with Vester Flanagan at an insurance company's call centre says she had a confrontation with him that frightened her enough to report it to the company. Michelle Kibodeaux told The Associated Press on Thursday that while the two worked at UnitedHealthcare in Roanoke that Flanagan was loud and boisterous, with a booming laugh.


  3. Firefighters holding their own against giant wildfireRead the original story

    20 min ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Smoke from big wildfires burning east of the Cascade Range grounded helicopters and airplanes that have been battling the flames in Washington state. Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames.


  4. Teen accused of murdering neighbor now charged with raping herRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Deseret News

    Deputy Salt Lake County District Attorney Patricia Cassell reacts as she turns to her prosecution team as they note the date for the next scheduled court session is at the end of a hearing for 15-year-old boy charged with killing 12-year-old Kailey Vijil, Thursday, August 27, 2015. A 15-year-old charged with luring his 12-year-old neighbor from her home and killing her now faces an additional charge of rape.


  5. Lawyer accused of coaching clients to lie awaits fateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Closing arguments were planned for Thursday, Aug. 27, in the federal bench trial of B... Smoke from big wildfires burning east of the Cascade Range grounded helicopters and airplanes that have been battling the flames in Washington state. Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames.


  6. Virginia shootings make for tough media decisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    They were difficult newsroom decisions, informed by competitive pressures, questions of newsworthiness and taste, and an understanding that for all the talk about the great convergence of media, a fundamental difference still exists between TV and the Internet. "We went back and forth on this - whether to run it, not run it, or just use frame grabs," said Al Ortiz, CBS vice president of standards and practices.


  7. 2nd murder charge for alleged trooper killerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

    The man accused of killing a Louisiana state trooper earlier this week has now been charged with the murder of a second man -- his roommate -- authorities said on Thursday. The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office announced via Facebook that Kevin Daigle has been charged with second-degree murder, motor vehicle theft and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in connection to the late Blake Brewer.


  8. With 2 killings this week, Louisiana police deaths risingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

    Bystanders watch as police work the scene at the Sunset Mini Mart where a suspect drove into the store in Sunset, La., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. The man barricaded himself in the store following a fatal incident... .


  9. How and when media organizations decide to show murderRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    The murder of two Virginia journalists on Wednesday, filmed from the shooter's and cameraman's point of view, offered the core question of journalistic ethics. Is gore appropriate to show people? Is there a way to tell this story without the video or images? How far can - should - the media go? The answers so far have varied by location and by the platform.


  10. Search for St. John's County shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | News 4 Jax

    VIDEO: The search continues for 35-year-old James Colley after two women were killed inside a St. John's County home. When police arrived at the scene, they say Colley took off prompting three nearby elementary schools to be put on lock-down.


  11. Murder of Journalists Intensifies Gun Control Debate in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | WCAV

    The tragic loss of Roanoke area journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward has intensified the gun control debate nationwide, but especially in Virginia. According to the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives the gun used in Wednesday's shooting was purchased legally.


  12. LEX 18 Investigates Update: Ky Road 9-22Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    It's been five years since 20-year-old Dustin Franklin hit a tree with his pickup. Lack of warning signs and poor construction of the road were listed as factors in the crash.


  13. Nine Years Later, We Remember COMAIR 5191Read the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    It was nine years ago that COMAIR Flight 5191 crashed at Blue Grass Airport killing everyone on board except for the co-pilot. The effects of the crash can still be felt nine years later.


  14. Child Left For Hours At Salvation ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | WLEX-TV Lexington

    A toddler ended up in the good hands of workers at Lexington's Salvation Army after being left alone for hours. The 162 bed facility caters to women and children, so when a mother and toddler arrived just before two in the afternoon Wednesday it didn't raise many eyebrows.


  15. Fatal shot in San Francisco pier shooting was ricochetRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " The murder suspect at the center of a national immigration debate admits he fired the shot that killed a young San Francisco woman on an evening stroll with her father. The former head of the San Francisco Police Department crime lab testified in court Thursday that the shooting appeared to be accidental.


  16. The Latest on TV shooting: Memorial set for cameramanRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

    Flanagan was a former employee at WDBJ who appeared on air ... . Flowers from viewer Rodney Booth, of Roanoke, Va., lie outside WDBJ's Digital Broadcast Center, in Roanoke, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.


  17. Man accused of killing man holding baby pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | New York Daily News

    'He killed my f**king son, with his baby. Who is a cruel bastard to do that?' wailed the victim's mother, Regina McQueen Hines The sobbing mother of a 21-year-old fatally shot by a gang rival as he cradled his baby girl was inconsolable Thursday after watching the accused killer plead not guilty to the heinous crime.


  18. On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed angerRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | KAUZ

    Parker and Ward were fatally shot during an o... . CORRECTS YEAR FLANAGAN WAS FIRED TO 2013 FROM EARLIER THIS YEAR - Investigators look at the body of WDBJ-TV cameraman Adam Ward after he and reporter Alison Parker were fatally shot during an on-air interview, Wednesday, Aug. 2... .


  19. How Media Covered The WDBJ MurdersRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Access Hollywood

    Whether or not to show the murder footage was a choice for all media outlets. Some did.


  20. Several agencies serve warrant in South Laredo neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | KGNS-TV Laredo

    Authorities also told us, at this same address, there was a drive by shooting yesterday, where suspects hit a fence several times. We are not sure if the two cases are connected.