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  • Police: Gunman and victim in Loop shooting 'had been friends for years'

    Police: Gunman and victim in Loop shooting 'had been friends for years'
    Less than a week after Tony DeFrances learned that he was being demoted as part of a downsizing of his company, authorities said he walked into his boss’s office Thursday morning for a one-on-one. Apparently upset about his demotion, DeFrances,...
  • Second escaped inmate caught in Kissimmee

     Second escaped inmate caught in Kissimmee
    The second of two escaped inmates who walked away from a state work-release center this week in Kissimmee was captured Thursday evening, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office Sixto Martinez-Rodriguez, who sports a "Smile Now, Cry Later"...
  • 'Calvary' takes a funny-serious look at life and death

    It takes a moment. As "Calvary" opens, a small-town Irish priest sits to hear a confession. A few beats have likely come and gone before a viewer realizes that the image isn't cutting away, that the audience is being asked to watch a man listen. It's...
  • CSU to pay $2.5 million to family of slain mentally ill student

    CSU to pay $2.5 million to family of slain mentally ill student
    The California State University Board of Trustees will pay $2.5 million to the family of a mentally ill graduate student shot and killed two years ago by Cal State University San Bernardino police. Although the CSU board members denied fault in the...
  • Joliet man accused of breaking baby's leg

    Joliet man accused of breaking baby's leg
    A Joliet man who told police that his baby daughter liked her mother better than him was arrested last week for allegedly picking the baby up by one leg, throwing her over his shoulder and breaking her femur bone in the process, authorities said. Martin...
  • CIA apologizes, admits it improperly searched Senate computers

    CIA apologizes, admits it improperly searched Senate computers
    The CIA acknowledged Thursday that its employees had secretly searched Senate computer files related to an investigation of the agency’s Bush-era harsh interrogation program, apologized to key senators and abandoned its previous insistence that it...
  • Palm Beach County man pays price for pointing laser at plane

    Michael Fischer was fooling around with a laser pointer in a friend's backyard late one night when he heard the roar of a plane overhead. Not thinking anything of it, he turned the $5 device upward. He aimed at the light coming from the aircraft and held...
  • Man, 24, dies after Virginia Beach shooting

    A 24-year-old man died at a local hospital Wednesday night after being shot, police said. The incident was reported to police just after 9 p.m. in the 1400 block of Sierra Drive, where officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound, Virginia...
  • Suspect in fatal USC attack entered country illegally, feds say

    Suspect in fatal USC attack entered country illegally, feds say
    A 19-year-old charged with murder in connection with last week's fatal assault on a USC graduate student told immigration officials that he entered the country illegally about seven years ago, a federal official said. The official, who was not...
  • 12-year-old Florida boy arrested in killing of homeless man

    12-year-old Florida boy arrested in killing of homeless man
    A 12-year-old boy has confessed to shooting a homeless man in the head and leaving him to die on a Jacksonville, Fla., street, law enforcement officials announced Thursday. The boy told Jacksonville County sheriff's investigators that he shot 54-year-...
  • 5 injured when driver hits pedestrians outside Palo Alto cafe

    5 injured when driver hits pedestrians outside Palo Alto cafe
    Five people were injured Thursday when an elderly driver plowed into them outside a Palo Alto cafe while attempting to parallel park, officials said, One pedestrian suffered critical injuries while four others and the driver, who was described as...