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  • Priest killed, another hurt in attack at Phoenix church

    The rectory at the Mater Misericordiae Mission, a Roman Catholic Church serving those who celebrate the Mass in Latin, was closed for the night Wednesday. The pastor and his young assistant believed that their home was safe and did not have special...
  • Cleveland man charged with killing 2-year-old son

    Cleveland man charged with killing 2-year-old son
    A 23-year-old Cleveland man was formally charged with aggravated murder after police say he shot and killed his 2-year-old son during a domestic dispute Tuesday night. Derrice Alexander was involved in a "physical and verbal" altercation with the boy'...
  • Donald Sterling, hoping to fix his reputation, could return to court

    Donald Sterling remains holed up in his Beverly Hills mansion, ostracized by many, banned by the NBA and yet quietly pleased that his Los Angeles Clippers last week fetched a record sales price of $2 billion. Sterling believes that if he had conducted...
  • U.S. Supreme Court rules in Elgin case, cites double jeopardy

     U.S. Supreme Court rules in Elgin case, cites double jeopardy
    When an alleged gang-related brawl broke out on an Elgin street corner on a June night in 2006, it set off a series of events in a case that went all the way to the nation's highest court. Overturning two lower court rulings, the U.S. Supreme Court...
  • Ravens lineman Jah Reid accepted into pretrial diversion program in Florida battery case

    Ravens lineman Jah Reid accepted into pretrial diversion program in Florida battery case
    Ravens reserve offensive lineman Jah Reid was accepted into a diversion program today during a status hearing and avoided trial on a pair of misdemeanor battery charges stemming from an alleged altercation at a strip club, according to a Monroe County,...
  • Police took no action in reported attack by Elliot Rodger in 2013

    Santa Barbara authorities were told nearly a year before Elliot Rodger's deadly rampage that he had tried to push several people off a 10-foot ledge during a party in Isla Vista, according to records made public on Wednesday. A witness reported the...
  • Phoenix priest killed, another injured in attack at rectory

    Phoenix priest killed, another injured in attack at rectory
    Authorities are investigating an attack on a Phoenix Roman Catholic Church rectory that left one priest dead and another in critical but stable condition, police said on Thursday. The attack took place about 9 p.m. Wednesday at the rectory attached to...
  • Warrant: Shooting Outside Simsbury Condos Happened During Drug Sale

    Warrant: Shooting Outside Simsbury Condos Happened During Drug Sale
    SIMSBURY — A shooting outside the Wolcott Woods Condominiums last month happened during the sale of half a pound of marijuana, according to court documents. The alleged shooter, 20-year-old Alexander Rivera, of Hartford, was arrested Monday and...
  • Police: Woman fired gun into ceiling

    Police: Woman fired gun into ceiling
    Plainfield Township police charged a 59-year-old woman with firing a gun into a ceiling Tuesday afternoon, alleging she may be connected to the Pagans motorcycle gang, according to court records. Glenda Martin of the 400 block of North Schank Avenue in...
  • Brad Pitt attack: Other celebrity ambushes, pranks and assaults

    Brad Pitt attack: Other celebrity ambushes, pranks and assaults
    On Wednesday night, Brad Pitt was accosted at the glitzy premiere of "Maleficent," allegedly by the notorious red-carpet attacker Vitalii Sediuk. Pitt wasn't hurt in the incident and continued on the carpet before heading into the theater. This was...
  • Student who tackled gunman at Seattle university breaks his silence

    The Seattle Pacific University student hailed for tackling the gunman in last week’s fatal attack on campus said he is finding it “hard to accept” being called a hero. Jon Meis, who has tried to avoid the spotlight since Thursday&...