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  • Teen's death a second tragedy for family trying to escape violence

    Teen's death a second tragedy for family trying to escape violence
    Terrell Campbell was just a toddler when his 13-year-old brother was killed by a bullet meant for someone else. By the time Terrell reached 13, he was fighting in the streets, his family said. And at 15, he was running with a gang, according to police...
  • Is violence contagious?

    Is violence contagious?
    Baltimore police say they can't explain the recent uptick in homicides in the city's Northeast District, which has seen more murders than any other part of the city so far this year. The killings seem disturbingly random, ranging from domestic disputes...
  • Hadiya killing: Police shed light on investigation of 2013 shooting

    Hadiya killing: Police shed light on investigation of 2013 shooting
    Less than 24 hours after Hadiya Pendleton was slain while taking shelter from the rain in a South Side park, an officer from the cold-case homicide squad handed lead detective Frank Casale what would be the first big break in the case. With none of...
  • San Bernardino County's largest gang case ends with 61 people jailed

    The largest single gang prosecution in San Bernardino County history ended last week with the sentencing of 25-year-old Cherish Velez. The Apple Valley woman, who was ordered to spend 16 years in prison on assault and drug charges, was the 61st person...
  • Chicago homicides continue drop, but grim trend in shootings

    Chicago homicides continue drop, but grim trend in shootings
    With the Chicago Police Department focused on combating gang violence, stemming the flow of illegal firearms and dismantling drug-trafficking operations, the number of killings in the city continued its downward trend in 2014, and the year is on pace to...
  • Man charged in Rosemont slaying of 14-year-old boy

    Man charged in Rosemont slaying of 14-year-old boy
    A man has been charged with murder in the killing of a 14-year-old boy over the weekend in Rosemont in what police described as a dispute among "rival gang members." Cesar Garay, 20, of Rosemont, was charged Monday with first-degree murder in the Friday...
  • Deputies: Possible gang-related shooting injures 2 teens

    Deputies: Possible gang-related shooting injures 2 teens
    A possible gang-related shooting left two teens injured at an apartment complex near Texas Avenue and Americana Boulevard on Thursday, deputies said. The shooting happened at Millenia West Apartments around 5:30 p.m., officials said. Orange County...
  • 2015: A look at the year ahead

    2015: A look at the year ahead
    With 2014 rapidly drawing to a conclusion, it's only appropriate to begin to take stock of the year ahead. An eventful year has passed on the Peninsula and throughout Virginia. What will 2015 bring? Here's what we expect. Shipbuilding Executives...
  • 5 convicted, 3 acquitted in Baltimore jail corruption trial

    5 convicted, 3 acquitted in Baltimore jail corruption trial
    A federal jury convicted five people and acquitted three others Thursday in a Baltimore jailhouse corruption case, ending a two-month trial that saw a parade of inmates, disgraced corrections officers and law enforcement officers describe an "upside-...
  • LAPD statistics illustrate the 'nature of homicide in Los Angeles'

    LAPD statistics illustrate the 'nature of homicide in Los Angeles'
    Sunday and Monday were the deadliest days of the week in Los Angeles in 2014. April saw the most killings; January and February the least. More people were killed with a firearm than any other weapon. Those statistics and others compiled by the Los...
  • Cops: 21 alleged gang members, associates busted in 'Operation Shut Down the Hustle'

    Cops: 21 alleged gang members, associates busted in 'Operation Shut Down the Hustle'
    Officials announced Friday that 21 alleged members and associates of the 4 Corners Hustlers Street Gang were arrested after a months-long investigation that recovered large quantities of cocaine, heroin, prescription pills and marijuana. Lake County...