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  • Peru may resume shooting down suspected coke-smuggling planes

    Peru may resume shooting down suspected coke-smuggling planes
    An upsurge in illicit air shipments of cocaine to Bolivia has prompted neighboring Peru to consider resuming a policy of shooting down small aircraft suspected of ferrying the drug, authorities say. That policy resulted in the mistaken 2001 shoot-down...
  • No wheelchair allowed at trial for man accused of shooting 2 officers

    No wheelchair allowed at trial for man accused of shooting 2 officers
    Scott Peters, who is due to face a jury next week on charges that he shot and injured two McHenry County sheriff's deputies, will not be allowed to use a wheelchair during his trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. The ruling came after testimony from a doctor...
  • Gunman surrenders after barricading self in home, shooting at deputies

    Gunman surrenders after barricading self in home, shooting at deputies
    A man who barricaded himself in a Sacramento County home Monday after shooting a woman, then at sheriff's deputies, has surrendered, ending a brief standoff. Shortly after 3 p.m., the man left the Carmichael home where he was holed up, said Sacramento...
  • Utah lawmakers hold study session on police use of force

    Utah lawmakers concerned about recent civilian deaths at the hands of police around the country held the first of several sessions Monday as they review how officers in the state use deadly force. Following turmoil late last year over shootings and other...
  • Tulsa County undersheriff resigns after memo, fatal shooting

    The second-ranking official in the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office resigned Monday after a leaked internal investigation showed he pressured subordinates to ignore the training deficiencies of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a...
  • Trial begins in 2010 slayings of Chicago officer, official

    The shootings deaths of a Chicago police officer and a former Chicago Housing Authority officer were cold-blooded, "execution-style" slayings, prosecutors said Monday during opening statements in the murder trial. Timothy Herring, 24, is accused in the...
  • Wounded dog survives shooting; police investigate owner's death

     Wounded dog survives shooting; police investigate owner's death
    The shooting death of Keith "Tony" Dumas on Friday morning remains a mystery. And on the heels of Dumas' slaying, a second homicide, on Saturday evening, also left few clues for investigators. The only good news from the city's most recent violence is...
  • Commentary: Police shootings are a reminder of need for less-lethal force

    "You have the right to remain silent." That opening line from the Miranda warning is mostly common knowledge, and the motto of law enforcement we are most familiar with is "To protect and serve" the public. Has law enforcement consistently stuck to...
  • Portsmouth officer shoots, kills teen in Wal-Mart lot

    A Portsmouth police officer has shot and killed an 18-year-old man in a Wal-Mart parking lot. Portsmouth Detective Misty Holley says the shooting happened Wednesday morning. When paramedics arrived about 10 minutes after the officer reported the...
  • Suspect in fatal shooting at Lauderhill McDonald's held without bond

    Suspect in fatal shooting at Lauderhill McDonald's held without bond
    A man charged in the death of a Lauderhill resident who collapsed from a gunshot wound in a McDonald's restaurant was held without bond after appearing in court Monday. Khambrel Grant, 21, is charged with the second-degree murder of Javaris Domineck, 21,...
  • Shots fired into Lil Wayne tour buses in Atlanta

    Shots fired into Lil Wayne tour buses in Atlanta
    Unknown assailants fired shots into Lil Wayne's tour buses in Atlanta early Sunday morning.  No one was injured in the shooting, according to representatives for the Atlanta Police Department, who spoke to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. About a dozen...