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  • Denmark gunman didn't appear to have terrorist ties, premier says

    Denmark gunman didn't appear to have terrorist ties, premier says
    The gunman who carried out two fatal attacks in Copenhagen over the weekend did not appear to have had any ties to a terrorist cell, Denmark’s prime minister said Monday. As flags on government buildings flew at half-staff in honor of the victims,...
  • Inmate killed in Cook County Jail shouldn't have been locked up there

    Inmate killed in Cook County Jail shouldn't have been locked up there
    Tony Purnell, who survived Chicago's tough Henry Horner Homes to serve in the Army and earn a college degree, had struggled for years with mental illness by the time he wound up in Cook County Jail early last year on a minor charge, unable to post the...
  • Man charged in hammer attack of West Valley City man

    A 19-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder in the attack of a 68-year-old West Valley City man with a hammer and a knife. Gerardo Perez also was charged Friday in 3rd District Court with aggravated burglary, aggravated assault and...
  • Police determining if anti-Muslim bias played role in attack

    Police in a Detroit suburb say they are investigating an assault at a supermarket that involved an Arab-Muslim family. Dearborn police said in a news release Friday that the probe into the Thursday assault seeks to determine whether it was criminal and...
  • Man angry over Internet service accused of threatening Aurora police

    Man angry over Internet service accused of threatening Aurora police
    An Aurora man pulled a knife on officers and threatened to kill a paramedic after he flew into a rage over his poor Internet service, police said Monday. According to Aurora police reports, officers were called to a home in the 200 block of North Ohio...
  • Bystander holds men at gunpoint after witnessing attack, deputies say

    Bystander holds men at gunpoint after witnessing attack, deputies say
    An attacker struck a man with a baseball bat, knocking him out, then turned his attention to a bystander who witnessed the assault, the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office said. The bystander turned out to be a private investigator, who held the attacker at...
  • Police: Woman Bites Off End of Woman's Pinky Finger

    Police: Woman Bites Off End of Woman's Pinky Finger
    MIDDLETOWN — A 30-year-old woman was arrested on assault and other charges Sunday after police say she bit off the tip of a woman's pinky finger. Veronica Hernandez, of 47 Daddario Road, bit through the bone of the women's pinky, according to a...
  • South Chicago couple charged with armed home invasion

     South Chicago couple charged with armed home invasion
    A Chicago couple have been charged with felony home invasion after prosecutors say they forced their way into an apartment in the South Chicago neighborhood Friday night and assaulted the people inside. Linda Alford, a Chicago crossing guard, and her...
  • Accuser a no-show; abuse case against Greg Hardy falls apart

    Greg Hardy's domestic-abuse case was abruptly dismissed Monday because his accuser who is believed to have reached an undisclosed civil settlement with the Carolina Panthers' Pro-Bowl defensive end could not be found to testify. Nicole Holder, Hardy's...
  • Man arrested in 'bladed weapon' attack, police say

    Man arrested in 'bladed weapon' attack, police say
    Police on Monday arrested a Costa Mesa man who they say had been hiding from them for more than a week after an attack with a "bladed weapon." Police would not identify the weapon but said Brandon Doherty, 30, severely injured a man's left hand during...
  • Deputies: Barricaded man dead after gunfight with SWAT Team, fire

    Deputies: Barricaded man dead after gunfight with SWAT Team, fire
    A 39-year-old suicidal man was killed after the building he was in erupted into flames during a gunfight Friday with the Polk County Sheriff SWAT Team, deputies say. A SWAT paramedic was shot in the shoulder in the exchange, and is expected to be OK,...