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  1. Closings set in NYC cop's trial in deadly stairwell shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Kenneth Palmer, stepfather of Akai Gurley, speaks outside state Supreme Court in the Brooklyn borough of New York Monday, Feb 8, 2016, after hearing NYPD Officer Peter Liang testify about Gurley's 2014 death in a housing proj... NEW YORK - The rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell says what happened was a deadly accident. Prosecutors call it manslaughter and say he acted recklessly and then did little to help the dying man.

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  2. Closings set in NYC cop's trial in deadly stairwell shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    Kenneth Palmer, stepfather of Akai Gurley, speaks outside state Supreme Court in the Brooklyn borough of New York Monday, Feb 8, 2016, after hearing NYPD Officer Peter Liang testify about Gurley's 2014 death in a housing proj... NEW YORK - The rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell says what happened was a deadly accident. Prosecutors call it manslaughter and say he acted recklessly and then did little to help the dying man.

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  3. Inmate recaptured after mistaken release in Los AngelesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    A murder suspect who was mistakenly released from a Los Angeles jail last month was recaptured Monday in Nevada, authorities said. Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives learned earlier in the day that Steven Lawrence Wright might be hiding in a Boulder City hotel and asked for help from the FBI and local police departments.

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  4. In emotional testimony, N.Y. officer describes fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The rookie New York City police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man in the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project testified Monday that he drew his weapon because of the foreboding and dangerous environment and that he mistakenly fired his gun when he became startled. As he described the events of that night, Officer Peter Liang broke down and had to take a break from testifying to compose himself.

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  5. 911 call: Suspect admits Hinckley Township killingsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Medina Gazette

    A Hinckley Township man charged in the shooting deaths of his two siblings talks about killing them in a 911 call to police Friday. "You should send like everything you got to 2629 Babcock Road," 42-year-old Dean Simms says in the recording of the 911 call The Gazette obtained.

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  6. Letter: Violations of dignityRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    Women and girls around the world are forced to carry the children of the terrorists who raped them. But U.S. foreign aid currently can't be used to help these women, instead they are forced into horrible choices: carry to term a traumatic or life-threatening pregnancy or risk their lives with a back-alley abortion.

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  7. Man wounded in car-to-car shooting in BurbankRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    BURBANK >> A man was shot and wounded Monday night in a car-to-car shooting on an overpass above the 5 Freeway in Burbank. The shooting occurred about 7:45 p.m. on the overpass near the Burbank Boulevard off-ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol and Burbank police Lt.

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  8. Veteran deputy shot, badly hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Mesa County Sheriff Matt Lewis speaks about Monday's shooting of Deputy Derek Geer during a press conference at Sheriff's Office Monday evening. Mesa County sheriff's deputies, with the help of other law enforcement agencie,s work at a scene where a deputy was shot at the intersection of E and 30 3/4 Roads on Monday.

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  9. Suspect in Canlaon killings arrested in San CarlosRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    THE suspect in the murder of a teenage girl and her grandparents in Canlaon City, Negros Oriental, was arrested at his hometown in northern Negros Occidental, Monday night, February 8. Roberto Montano Jr., 29, of Barangay Quezon, San Carlos City, is the prime suspect in the killing of Virgilio Tabanao, 61, his wife Erlinda, 69, and their 15-year-old granddaughter, whose name is being withheld by the police, at their home in Sitio Alibabay, Barangay Mabigo.

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  10. Deputies: Morven woman shot, killed boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Christa Anita Colson is accused of killing Kim Campbell, 37, on Feb. 4, according to a warrant for her arrest She was taken into custody at 4:45 p.m. that day. "Basically, what happened is during the course of an argument that morning, she retrieved a gun and shot him once in the chest," Beam said.

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  11. 'Facebook Killer' Who Posted Photo of Slain Wife Sentenced to Life in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | TIME.com

    Derek Medina, the South Miami man who killed his wife and posted a photo of her body on Facebook, speaks to his attorney, Saam Zangeneh, at his sentencing on Feb. 5, 2016 in Miami A 33-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to life behind bars in the 2013 shooting death of his wife. Derek Medina was convicted in November of killing his wife.

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  12. Two years later, former North Augusta officer still awaits trialRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Star

    It's been two years to the day since the North Augusta officer-involved fatal shooting of an Edgefield County man. Justin Craven, the former North Augusta Department of Public Safety officer, is expected to stand trial this year on a felony charge after he shot and killed 68-year-old Ernest Satterwhite Sr., who was reportedly unarmed and in his car.

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  13. Leland man charged with killing child in updated indictmentRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Brunswick Beacon

    A Brunswick County Superior Court grand jury handed down an updated indictment Feb. 1 for a Leland man accused of killing his girlfriend's 15-month-old-son last year. access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content! If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Brunswick Beacon, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

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  14. Emotional NYC officer testifies on fatal stairwell shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Star

    When rookie police Officer Peter Liang fired his gun in a pitch-dark public housing stairwell, he at first thought he had hurt nothing but his career. Then he went looking for the bullet and heard someone crying.

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  15. Car-to-car shooting closes Burbank Boulevard on both sides of 5 FreewayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    Burbank police Lt. Adam Cornils says the shooting occurred on an overpass on the 5 Freeway at 7:45 p.m.

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  16. JP deputies fatally shoot suspect in Orleans after incident at Oakwood MallRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies shot and killed a suspect in Central City on Monday after an incident that began at Oakwood Mall. The shooting occurred at about 8 p.m. at Simon Bolivar Avenue and Philip Street.

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  17. Prosecutors to seek death in Memphis officer's shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Prosecutors said Monday they will seek the death penalty in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer last year. The Shelby County district attorney's office filed notice of its intent to seek death in the trial of 30-year-old Tremaine Wilbourn , an ex-convict accused of killing Officer Sean Bolton .

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  18. Fatal Boulder shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    The suspect in a fatal shooting at the Ponderosa Mobile Home Park in north Boulder on Friday told investigators the victim was abusive and that he shot him to protect his pregnant daughter, who also is facing charges in the incident. Cody Frank Nelson, 51, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder and Miriam L. Nayeh, 31, was arrested on suspicion of accessory to murder and domestic violence in the shooting death of Andrew Duncan, 31. Police were called to the mobile home park at 4475 Broadway at 8:13 a.m. Friday after witnesses reported hearing a gunshot.

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  19. Nearly 7 years later, family of Lomita woman faces alleged killerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

    Raven Joy Campbell's family members got their first face-to-face look at her alleged killer during a court hearing Monday, nearly seven years after she went missing from her Lomita apartment. Randolph Garbutt, 43, was charged earlier in the day with murdering Campbell with a hammer blow to the head and encasing her body inside the wall of her two-bedroom Harbor Hills Housing Project unit.

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  20. Officer Peter Liang, on stand, breaks down as he recalls Brooklyn killingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    As a rookie New York City police officer recounted the night a bullet fired from his gun had ricocheted down a stairwell in a Brooklyn housing project, it seemed as if he was reliving the moment he realized a man had been hit, his heart pierced by the shot. The officer had gone searching for the bullet, he said.

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