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  1. Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Colorado mom, kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | New Canaan News-Review

    Jeanna Dietz hugs her daughter Eva, 7, while looking onto memorial on the front porch while others gather for a candle-lit vigil for Shanann Watts and her two daughters, Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3, in front of the Watts' home on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, in Frederick, Colo. Authorities are expected to file formal charges Monday against Christopher Watts, an oil and gas worker who authorities said dumped his wife and daughters' bodies on his employer's property.


  2. Defense DNA request denied in deaths of Colorado mom, kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

    A Colorado judge has denied a request by a defense attorney for a man accused of killing his wife and two daughters to require a coroner to collect DNA from the necks of the young girls. KMGH-TV and the Daily Camera newspaper in Boulder reported the judge said in an order he would not tell the medical examiner's office involved in the case how to do its job.


  3. Unusual murder trial underway for police officer who killed Jordan EdwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | The Herald Democrat

    The body camera footage started with former police officer Roy Oliver jovially teasing teenagers fleeing from a party busted by the cops, laughing as they complained about walking through the mud.


  4. Boy, 13, charged following shooting at baskbetball tournament at Garfield Park fieldhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... at the field house and decided to end the tournament and clear the gym, according to Guglielmi. The spike in violent crime that has plagued Chicago since 2016 has even more gravity when viewed in comparison with six decades of homicides in Chicago. ...


  5. 2 Hospitalized After Shooting Outside of High School Football Game in FloridaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | BleacherReport

    The Palm Beach Post reported players and fans inside the school's football stadium responded by "screaming and stampeding." The exhibition contest, which was in the fourth quarter when the shooting occurred, was not resumed after the incident.


  6. NYPD fires officer in connection with off-duty shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hill

    The New York Police Department has reportedly fired an officer in connection with an off-duty shooting earlier this month, police said Friday. The New York Post reported that Sgt.


  7. Nashville police investigate whether spate of 'cold-blooded' killings are connectedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    An all-out manhunt is underway for two "cold-blooded killers" in a rash of deadly shootings this month in Nashville - and police are investigating whether all of the crimes are linked to the same gunmen. The latest shooting happened early Friday in the parking lot of a club on Gallatin Avenue.


  8. Documents: Defense filing suggests Watts girls were strangledRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KIII

    Their father, Chris Watts, was arrested late Wednesday night and is being held on suspicion of three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of tampering with a deceased human body. A law enforcement source told 9Wants to Know that Chris Watts confessed to killing his wife and two daughters.


  9. Shots fired after teen enters wrong New Hampshire home looking for partyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    Police are investigating an early-morning shooting in a Summer Street neighborhood which, Police Chief Robert Merner said, occurred after a juvenile mistakenly went into an unlocked home thinking there was a party there. The police chief said "multiple rounds were fired," said no one was hurt and the incident could have ended in tragedy.


  10. Court filing requests that DNA swabs be taken from slain girlsa aRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The motion filed Friday by Christopher Watts' attorney, James Merson, also asked that DNA swabs be taken from the girls' necks. The request quotes an expert, Richard Eikelenboom, who believes the oil would not eliminate DNA and said samples can be obtained "after strangulation."


  11. Death row inmate wants governor to order testing of new evidence in Chino Hills murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    Kevin Cooper, center, is seen on July 31, 1983. Cooper, who was convicted of killing four people in Chino Hills, is asking Gov. Jerry Brown for clemency and to order a new DNA review.


  12. Shooting suspect wanted in Miller CountyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | News Tribune

    According to Sheriff's Department reports, Devin Mckie, 18, from Eldon, is believed to be the prime suspect in this case. The sheriff's office was notified by officials at Lake Regional Hospital that two people were brought into their facility with gunshot wounds.


  13. Colorado girls' bodies stuffed in oil tanksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    A Colorado father accused of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters reportedly stuffed the girls' bodies in oil tanks on his employer's property. Linda So reports.


  14. Plea deal nets probation for drifter in Mount Herman hatchet-threat caseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Gazette

    In this Sept. 27, 2017 booking photo released by El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Daniel Nations is seen.


  15. Daniel Nations: 'I'm not what they made me out to be'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Gazette

    Daniel Nations rides a city bus to one of the five classes that he takes so he can show his children that he is trying to become a better person. Nations spent 10 months in jail for various crimes in Colorado and Indiana.


  16. Alex Jones accused in court filings of destroying evidence in defamation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Valley News Live

    Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was accused in court filings Friday of destroying evidence relevant to the case of families from Sandy Hook Elementary School who are suing him for claiming the massacre was a hoax. Attorneys for two Sandy Hook victims noted that Jones said during a recent broadcast of his radio program that he'd told his staff to delete information from the website of his Infowars media company after CNN cited content from it for violating Twitter policies.


  17. Victim in Cocoa shooting near high school football game diesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Florida Today

    Victim in Cocoa shooting near high school football game dies Davante Isaiah Brown, 22, of Rockledge, was pronounced dead at the hospital just before 10 p.m. Friday Check out this story on Davante Isaiah Brown, 22, of Rockledge, was pronounced dead at the hospital just before 10 p.m. Friday, after a witness reported seeing him collapse on the sidewalk in front of the baseball fields in the 1800 block of Rosetine Street, police said in a statement. The witness reported hearing a gunshot just before Brown collapsed.


  18. Slain Colorado mom painted happy picture of married lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts. The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into custody.


  19. Kids found in Colorado oil well may have been strangled, filings suggestRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | UPI

    The defense for a Colorado man accused of killing his pregnant wife and two daughters has filed documents suggesting the girls may have been strangled. Chris Watts' defense attorney, James Merson, filed two motions Friday, requesting DNA samples of the girls' throats, suggesting his two daughters were strangled, 9NEWS reported based on court documents it obtained.


  20. 4 detained following deputy-involved shooting in ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    Deputies were in pursuit of a reckless driving and DUI suspect at 11:20 p.m. Friday when the driver crashed in the 900 block of Thorson Avenue, according to Deputy Trina Schrader of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Two suspects exited the vehicle, at which time a deputy-involved shooting occurred, said Schrader.