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  • Homicide victim identified in Hampton shooting

    Homicide victim identified in Hampton shooting
    One man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting in Hampton early Saturday morning.  Hampton police received multiple calls about gunshots at 2:25 a.m. Saturday, according to Hampton Police Division spokeswoman Mary Shackelford in a...
  • Website fuels surge in prostitution, police say

    The online ad for the "caramel goddess" shows her draped over a bed wearing only a pink thong. She offers an unforgettable experience and promises to make "your wildest dreams come true." The ad ran in mid-April on backpage.com, a website that vice...
  • Armed man threatening suicide killed by deputy sheriffs in Lady Lake mobile-home park

    Armed man threatening suicide killed by deputy sheriffs in Lady Lake mobile-home park
    A man with a handgun pressed to his chin and threatening suicide in a Lady Lake mobile-home park was shot and killed Saturday by Lake County sheriff deputies when he pointed the weapon at the officers, a sheriff's spokesman said. Sgt. Jim Vachon said 54-...
  • [Updated] Officer-involved shooting in Newport Beach leaves suspect in critical condition

    Police shot an armed man after an outburst of gunfire at the beach Friday night, leaving the man hospitalized and a pool of blood outside his Newport Beach home, according to authorities and witnesses. Neighbors said Scott Jay Abraham, 43, walked onto...
  • PASSINGS: Ken Thorne, Ben Pesta

     PASSINGS: Ken Thorne, Ben Pesta
    Ken Thorne, 90, a television and film composer who won an Oscar for scoring the 1966 musical comedy "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," died of natural causes Wednesday at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center, said his wife, Linda....
  • Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care

    Group home for disabled children struggled to provide adequate care
    The recent death of a 10-year-old disabled foster child at an Anne Arundel County group home was just the latest in a series of problems at LifeLine, the state contractor that has been paid millions in taxpayer funds to care for "medically fragile"...
  • DUI arrest casts shadow on Broward judicial race

    The race for Broward Circuit Judge Group 8 was supposed to be between an appointed incumbent and a challenger who felt he was better suited to the job. But the race changed abruptly on May 27, when the incumbent, Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal, was...
  • Stolen items at pawn shops often a challenge to get back

    It happens all the time: A thief breaks into a home and steals a TV or jewelry, and that stolen property winds up on the shelves of a pawn shop. And to make matters worse, the rightful owner has to pay to get back their items. But the Palm Beach County...
  • Police looking for three suspects in CSUN carjacking

    Police looking for three suspects in CSUN carjacking
    Authorities are searching for three armed suspects who stole a vehicle at gunpoint on campus at Cal State Northridge, police said Saturday. The suspects, two men and a woman, approached the victim about 11:35 p.m. Friday in a campus parking lot south of...
  • Three people killed in Pasadena shooting; 'horrific day,' police chief says

    A rifle-wielding gunman shot and killed three people in a residential neighborhood of Pasadena on Saturday and opened fire at police before eventually surrendering, authorities said. At one point, the gunman chased two people down the 1700 block of...
  • Three dead, two wounded in Pasadena, California shootings

    (Reuters) - Three people were killed and two wounded in a shooting late on Saturday afternoon in Pasadena, California before the gunman surrendered, police said. Police responded to multiple 911 calls from residents about shots being fired and found a...