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  • Official: Border agents rarely disciplined in shooting cases

    The Border Patrol has apparently not disciplined any agents in deadly force investigations in a decade, an agency official said, in spite of a series of shootings at the Southwest border that have generated criticism from police experts and fierce...
  • Teenage killer who escaped Ohio prison captured yards away

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A teenager serving a life sentence in the shooting deaths of three Cleveland-area high school students in 2012 was caught about 100 yards from the Ohio prison fence he had scaled to escape just hours earlier, officials said on...
  • Ohio school shooter T.J. Lane recaptured 100 yards from prison

    Ohio school shooter T.J. Lane recaptured 100 yards from prison
    Ohio high school shooter T.J. Lane and a fellow inmate were returned to custody at an Ohio state prison early Friday morning, after their escape prompted an hours-long search through the night to recapture them. Lane, 19, who was convicted in 2012 for a...
  • Four Charged With Felony Murder In Enfield Shooting

    ENFIELD — Takai Brown told police that shortly after he dropped off three passengers Sept. 3 "to meet with someone," he heard a gunshot and then the three others returned to his car and told him to "hit it," according to an arrest warrant...
  • Newtown donations created deep rift after shootings, official says

    Newtown donations created deep rift after shootings, official says
    The millions of dollars in donations and grants that poured into Newtown, Connecticut, in the aftermath of one of the worst school massacres in U.S. history have created a deep, "permanent fracture" in the community, a town official said on Friday....
  • West Sider gets 45 years in killing of girl over gang signal

    West Sider gets 45 years in killing of girl over gang signal
    An admitted gang member pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting a 13-year-old girl to death and attempting to kill six others last March after tricking one of the victims into flashing a rival gang`s hand signal. Michael Martinez, 19, of 3040 S. Kostner Ave....
  • Judge acquits driver in shooting that left 13-year-old girl dead

    Judge acquits driver in shooting that left 13-year-old girl dead
    The head of Mothers Against Gangs expressed outrage Friday after a Cook County Criminal Court judge acquitted a teenager in the murder of a 13-year-old girl and the wounding of three others in a West Side shooting in 1988. With little comment, Judge...
  • BSO names officers who fatally shot man in Wilton Manors

    The Broward Sheriff's Office on Thursday released the names of two police officers involved in a fatal shooting in Wilton Manors. Sgt. Rick Shawver and Officer Robert Ferguson were put on a five-day paid leave immediately after the shooting, as per...
  • Utah teacher shoots herself in leg with concealed weapon

    SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah elementary school teacher with a state permit to carry a concealed firearm in class shot herself in the leg when the handgun went off, apparently by accident, while she was in a faculty restroom on Thursday, school...
  • Testimony In Hartford Murder Trial Ends; Jury Deliberations Begin Friday

    HARTFORD — Testimony ended Thursday in the murder trial of Donald Raynor, an alleged city gang leader, after his defense attorneys rested their case without calling any witnesses. Raynor, 27, is facing charges of murder, conspiracy and criminal use...
  • Fatal Manchester Fire Was An Accident, Officials Say

     Fatal Manchester Fire Was An Accident, Officials Say
    MANCHESTER — An apartment fire that killed a 27-year-old gun enthusiast early Thursday appears to be accidental, fire officials said. Firefighters found the body of Thomas LaFontaine in the charred apartment on Chestnut Street, and members of a...