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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....
  • 3-year-old saved by 'heavy blanket' in shooting is back home in Palmdale

    3-year-old saved by 'heavy blanket' in shooting is back home in Palmdale
    A 3-year-old who was saved from a bullet by a heavy blanket is back home in Palmdale. The boy is bruised by otherwise fine, his parents told KTLA. He was struck by gunfire late Sunday night while sleeping in his crib. A second bullet hit his parents'...
  • UPDATE: 1 arrested, 1 still wanted in Hampton Waffle House Shooting

    UPDATE: 1 arrested, 1 still wanted in Hampton Waffle House Shooting
    A 23-year-old Newport News man was arrested in connection with a shooting at a Hampton Waffle House earlier this month, and police are searching for a second man in the incident, a police spokeswoman said. Charles Marquis Simpson, of the 600 block of...
  • Deputies: Man found dead in car after shooting in west Orange County

    Deputies: Man found dead in car after shooting in west Orange County
    A man was found dead inside a Cadillac after a shooting in west Orange County on Monday, officials said. Investigators identified the deceased man as Andrew Leaster, 42. The sheriff's office received a call about shots being fired on South Ohio Avenue...
  • 3 dead, 23 wounded in weekend city shootings

    3 dead, 23 wounded in weekend city shootings
    A north suburban man was among three people killed and 23 others wounded in shootings across the city over the weekend. The Glenview man shot to death on the city's West Side was identified by officials Sunday evening. Arturo Olivera, 24, of the 800...
  • Witnesses, cops recount night of downtown Orlando police shooting

    When Courtney Haydon heard the sound of screeching tires, she peered out her bedroom window just in time to watch Ta'Von Grayson's white Toyota Camry slam into a pole. Haydon kept watching as police officers surrounded the car just before 2 a.m. July...
  • Police: Man shot his family _ killing his daughter, girlfriend and her mom _ then killed self

    In the quiet of a pre-dawn Saturday on a dead-end street, a father came home and shot his family in their heads, leaving women in three generations dead and a wounded 12-year-old girl calling 911, police said. "What I did, I cannot come back from,"...
  • Shooting of Egypt protester revives focus on police violence

    Shooting of Egypt protester revives focus on police violence
    Images of a mortally wounded protester, blood running down her face and hair as she was lifted from the pavement by a comrade, have touched off powerful criticism of Egypt's government on the anniversary of a revolution initially sparked by police...
  • Gunman at Home Depot in New York kills employee and self, police say

    A gunman killed an employee at a Home Depot store in Manhattan on Sunday, then took his own life, a New York Police Department spokesman said. The shooting occurred at the Home Depot on West 23rd Street in the Chelsea neighborhood about 2:45 p.m....
  • West Side mom heads home past a shooting ... and ponders future

    West Side mom heads home past a shooting ... and ponders future
    West Side mother Ashley Smith was returning from a night out early Saturday morning when she came upon a crime scene that reminded her of the persistent words spoken by her sister and aunt: Get out of the city. It was about 2 a.m. Saturday morning...
  • Man charged in Washington Park shooting

    Man charged in Washington Park shooting
    A 25-year-old man was denied bail Saturday in Cook County court after being charged with shooting a man in the head and pistol-whipping another man in Washington Park on Wednesday, according to a Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney. Davonta ...