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  • Heroine in Houston-area shooting will recover, grandfather says

    Ron Lee Haskell went to a suburban Houston home Wednesday night looking for his estranged wife, but her teenage niece refused to let him in. He broke down the door and began a rampage that ended in the shooting deaths of six people, officials said...
  • Woman shot dead on Dan Ryan, year after teen brother was killed

    Woman shot dead on Dan Ryan, year after teen brother was killed
    Pierre Curry woke to a call telling him his 24-year-old daughter had been shot to death on the Dan Ryan Expressway, almost exactly a year since he lost his teen-aged son to gun violence just eight blocks away. "I got to bury another child?" Curry asked...
  • Dinner-plate attack at ORMC leads to foam plates, finger foods

    Dinner-plate attack at ORMC leads to foam plates, finger foods
    After an inmate at Orlando Regional Medical Center brushed aside a hamburger and used a ceramic dinner plate to attack an officer, hospital officials on Thursday announced changes for meal service for patients under certain "legal or correctional...
  • Dan Ryan victim mourned slain friend weeks earlier: 'Put the guns down'

    Dan Ryan victim mourned slain friend weeks earlier: 'Put the guns down'
    Jasmine Curry was in a reflective mood as she talked to a reporter at the scene of a memorial in honor of her murdered friend Keke. A few weeks earlier, Curry and other friends of Keith “Keke” Bonds had marked what would have been his 28th...
  • 'Prime Evil' apartheid killer up for parole in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Apartheid death-squad leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed 'Prime Evil' for his role in the torture and murder of black South African activists in the 1980s and early 1990s, will learn on Thursday whether he will be released on parole...
  • Florida set to execute convicted murderer of 11-year-old girl

    TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) - A Florida man who confessed to the rape and murder of a child is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Thursday, while another convicted murderer in Georgia had his death sentence, also due to be carried out on Thursday, commuted...
  • Israeli police officer to be charged in beating of Palestinian teen

    An Israeli police officer caught on video brutally beating a Palestinian American teenager in Jerusalem will face both administrative and criminal charges, justice officials said Wednesday. Tariq Abukhdeir of Tampa, Fla., arrived with his family this...
  • In San Bernardino, four shootings in five days leave four dead

    In San Bernardino, four shootings in five days leave four dead
    A fatal shooting Wednesday night in San Bernardino was the city's fourth such killing in less than a week. The latest shooting occurred about 11:30 p.m. when gunfire broke out at a strip mall tucked amid rows of mobile home communities in the 2800 block...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALAN PARTRIDGE 2 1/2 stars. Steve Coogan imports his long-running stock comic character to the U.S. Partridge, a small-town British DJ, is a vainglorious twit. In this thin feature he gets caught up in a siege at his station that goes on far, far too...
  • Husband's Charge In Death Of Wife Raised To Murder

     Husband's Charge In Death Of Wife Raised To Murder
    HARTFORD — An Enfield man initially charged with first-degree manslaughter in the death of his chronically ill wife will now face a murder charge, a prosecutor said in court on Wednesday. Evidence uncovered since the May 23 arrest of John Dewees...
  • Man denied bail in June slaying of mother's boyfriend

    Man denied bail in June slaying of mother's boyfriend
    A 31-year-old West Side man was denied bail this afternoon after being accused of fatally shooting his mother's boyfriend after an ongoing dispute between the two, said prosecutors.  Courtney Watson, of the 4800 block of West Concord Place in the city's...