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  • Missouri governor declares emergency ahead of grand jury announcement

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. Citing "the possibility of expanded unrest," Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday declared a state of emergency and prepared to send the Missouri National Guard to help maintain order in the St. Louis region when a grand jury decision is announced...
  • Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force

    Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force
     A wooden cross on a narrow, tree-lined road marks the spot where Samantha Ramsey died a violent death. Passersby might think the marker, etched with the 19-year-old's name and a yellow smiley face, is a memorial to a car crash victim. They would be...
  • Man shot dead by deputies in East L.A. had replica handgun

    Man shot dead by deputies in East L.A. had replica handgun
    Deputies shot one man dead in East Los Angeles when he wielded a replica .45 handgun and another man as he stood in the line of fire, authorities said on Monday. The two men were in a vehicle shortly before the Sunday morning shooting. The second man...
  • Cops ID 12-year-old boy shot in Leesburg

    Cops ID 12-year-old boy shot in Leesburg
    A 12-year-old boy recovering in a local hospital after he was shot in a drive-by shooting Sunday afternoon in Leesburg has been identified. The boy, Jahjuan Edwards, was sitting in front of an apartment building at 211 Church St. when he was shot by a...
  • Fairfield Fire Department adds bulletproof vests to safety equipment

    Firefighters today have a large inventory of safety equipment. But one Northern California city is adding another: bulletproof vests. Fairfield is joining a growing number of fire departments in giving more protection to firefighters as their role in...
  • The story of Iraq is told in one woman's life � and 3 sons' deaths

    BAGHDAD Ghazia Ahmed al-Jabouri, a diminutive mother of 14, can trace Iraq's catastrophes through the upheavals in her own 79-year-long life. She not only has endured the violent deaths of three of her 10 sons, but she also survived two attempts on her...
  • One dead, three wounded in Saturday night shootings in Miami

    One dead, three wounded in Saturday night shootings in Miami
    Miami Police are investigating the shootings of four people — one fatal — in the Liberty City neighborhood on Saturday night. About 9:20 p.m., police started receiving phone calls about shots being fired in the 1300 block of Northwest 55th...
  • LAPD 'most wanted' fugitive found through Facebook

    For 11 years, Eduardo Rodriguez was one of Los Angeles' most wanted fugitives, an alleged Toonerville street gang member accused of killing four people. His trail led from the streets of Atwater Village to Mexico, where police believed he fled years...
  • Lynwood man dies after Brighton Park shooting

    Lynwood man dies after Brighton Park shooting
    A south suburban man died Tuesday after being shot more than a week ago in the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side, authorities said. Kyle Robertson, 23, of the 20100 block of Joy Lane in Lynwood, was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital...
  • Educate young men to be resilient after break-ups and rejection

    Educate young men to be resilient after break-ups and rejection
    The tragic shooting last month at Seattle high school reignited public conversations about the factors that prompt young people to commit mass murders on school grounds. As usual, these conversations are largely focused on access to guns and school...
  • Movie 'Foxcatcher' wrestles with John du Pont tragedy

    Filmmaker Bennett Miller was attending a DVD signing at Manhattan's Tower Records about eight years ago when a stranger approached him with a manila envelope. The man, who turned out to be producer Tom Heller, handed the director a package filled with...