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  • Man convicted of Russian roulette-style killing in Fresno County

    Terrance Lee released the revolver’s pin, pushed the cylinder out and tilted the gun up and let all the bullets but one fall out. He then snapped it back in, spun the cylinder and pulled back the hammer. “Let’s see how fast you can...
  • Suspects charged in killing of Pa. man in Ocean City

    Suspects charged in killing of Pa. man in Ocean City
    Two Ocean City men have been charged in the death of a Pennsylvania man at the popular tourist destination this weekend, police said. Caleb Ochse, 27, and Christopher Kendall, 22, left Justin Cancelliere unconscious in a hotel parking lot after a...
  • Mental-health questions delay trial in handyman's slaying

    Almost a year after the death of a Costa Mesa handyman, the trial of the man accused of killing him is still on hold because of questions about the defendant's mental health. Christopher Leovy, 34, has been behind bars since Sept. 11, when Costa Mesa...
  • LAPD says weapon found at Sylmar home was used in Valley killings

    LAPD says weapon found at Sylmar home was used in Valley killings
    Homicide detectives believe a weapon found at the home of a man arrested over the weekend in Sylmar was used in the fatal shootings of three people in the San Fernando Valley, an LAPD spokesman said Tuesday. Cmdr. Andrew Smith told reporters that...
  • Suspect in five-day shooting rampage is a 'serial killer,' police say

    Suspect in five-day shooting rampage is a 'serial killer,' police say
    A Sylmar man described by police as a "serial killer" was charged Tuesday with murder and attempted murder and is believed to be responsible for a five-day shooting rampage on Los Angeles area roadways that killed four people and wounded several others,...
  • Suspect in Valley shootings described by police as a 'serial killer'

    A Sylmar man described by police as a “serial killer” was charged with murder and attempted murder Tuesday and is believed to be responsible for five days of shootings that killed four people and wounded several others, authorities said....
  • Neighbor: Slain woman was kind, charitable

    Neighbor: Slain woman was kind, charitable
    The arrest of a suspect in the July stabbing death of an 85-year-old East Dundee woman brought up mixed emotions in the neighborhood where she was killed. On one hand, Rich Schmelzer's arrest on charges he killed his grandmother, Mildred Darrington,...
  • Suspect in L.A. drive-by killings charged with two other shootings

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of committing three apparently random shotgun slayings within a single hour on Sunday was formally charged on Tuesday with two other shootings, one of them fatal, police and prosecutors...
  • Three men charged in shooting of San Bernardino police officer

    Three men charged in shooting of San Bernardino police officer
    Three men were charged Tuesday with attempted murder of a peace officer and possession of an assault rifle in connection with a shooting that left a San Bernardino police officer critically wounded and a suspect dead. Jonathan Contreras, 20; Orlando...
  • Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar's chief assassin freed from jail

    BOGOTA (Reuters) - One of Colombia's most feared drug cartel assassins walked free on Tuesday after serving 22 years in jail for scores of murders ordered by notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar during the cocaine trafficking heyday of the 1980s, police...
  • Former Your Black Muslim Bakery member takes plea deal

    OAKLAND, Calif. A member of the defunct Your Black Muslim Bakery whose conviction and life prison sentence stemming from the 2007 kidnapping and torture of a woman was overturned by an appeals court in January pleaded guilty to lesser charges on Tuesday....