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  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways
    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history: In May 1985, a little African-American boy runs from a building in flames in Philadelphia....
  • Alderman calls for more patrols after Uptown fatal shooting

    Alderman calls for more patrols after Uptown fatal shooting
    A fatal shooting in Uptown this week is fueling concerns about gang violence in the North Side neighborhood, with the alderman calling on police to step up patrols. Christopher McGee, 22, was shot in the chest around 11 a.m. Monday a block north of his...
  • Reward offered in pregnant Philly woman's fatal shooting

    Reward offered in pregnant Philly woman's fatal shooting
    Philadelphia police are offering a $40,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the shooting death of a pregnant woman and her baby Sunday. Police are searching for the man they say fired nearly a dozen shots at a car in...
  • Fatal police shooting in Utah fuels racial controversy

    (Reuters) - A private autopsy has found a 22-year-old black man shot dead by police in Utah was fired at from behind six times, said a lawyer for the man's family. Authorities say the man was shot dead when he lunged at officers with a sword. The fatal...
  • Inquiry into fatal Utah police shooting may take six weeks

    Inquiry into fatal Utah police shooting may take six weeks
    Darrien Hunt's family still doesn't know why he was carrying his brother's sword around -- a metallic replica with a dulled edge they'd bought several years ago at a Chinese novelty shop. Hunt, the child of a black father and white mother, was a fan...
  • Troopers in Pike County were shot by .308-caliber rifle; no one yet charged

    Troopers in Pike County were shot by .308-caliber rifle; no one yet charged
    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — The shooter who ambushed two state troopers Friday night in Pike County used a .308-caliber rifle and might be a Pike County resident or lives within driving distance of the barracks on Route 402, a top state police...
  • Man accused of shooting car after fight at downtown Orlando bar

    Man accused of shooting car after fight at downtown Orlando bar
    A 22-year-old clubgoer was arrested early Monday, accused of firing into an empty car and pointing a gun at a woman at a downtown Orlando parking lot after a scuffle at The Beacham nightclub. Benjamin Bermudez faces charges of aggravated assault with...
  • One dead in Baltimore County shooting

    One dead in Baltimore County shooting
    A person was killed and another was injured in a shooting Monday night along U.S. 40 in Baltimore County, a police spokesman said. Lt. Rob McCullough said a police supervisor on patrol around 6 p.m. in the area of Johnnycake Road and Upper Mill Circle in...
  • Man gunned down outside North Lawndale church: 'It's bad everywhere'

    Man gunned down outside North Lawndale church: 'It's bad everywhere'
    The Rev. Willie Marshall has been pastor of the One Way Missionary Baptist Church in North Lawndale for 20 years, and the sound of gunfire as his congregation enjoyed a Sunday lunch did not surprise him. "It's bad everywhere," Marshall said. "You have...
  • Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

    ATLANTA Two people are in custody for the fatal shooting of a man during what Sandy Springs, Ga., police said was the attempted theft of a video gaming system the victim was trying to sell on Craigslist. The alleged shooter in the Friday night incident...
  • First Warlocks shooter goes on trial on three murder charges

    SANFORD — Paul "the Dog" Smith, a biker from South Carolina, ran for national president of the Florida, an outlaw motorcycle gang, in 2010 and lost. He became an outcast, and when his new gang came face-to-face with his old gang in the parking lot...