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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Florida man charged with murder in bystander's death from police shot

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida man was charged with murder on Tuesday in connection with a woman's death at an Orlando bar last week - even though a police officer fired the bullet that killed her, law enforcement officials said. Police said the...
  • Cell phone records examined before Hampton homicide arrest

    Cell phone records examined before Hampton homicide arrest
    HAMPTON — Police used cell phone records to connect a suspect charged with killing a 17-year-old last week. Morgan Troy Taylor, 22, of Pine Oak Court in Hampton, is charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony...
  • Suspect in Valley rampage charged in two other shootings

    Suspect in Valley rampage charged in two other shootings
    A Sylmar man who was named as a suspect in Sunday’s string of fatal shootings in the San Fernando Valley was charged with murder and attempted murder Tuesday in connection with two previous shootings on Los Angeles-area roadways. Alexander...
  • 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...
  • New York teen gets five to 15 years in fatal drugged driving crash

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York teenager was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, a month after he admitted he had been high on marijuana when he smashed his car into a tree, killing four of his friends, said a spokesman for the Nassau...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...