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  • '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....
  • Gunman killed at Muhammad cartoon event a terrorist 'wannabe,' source says

    Gunman killed at Muhammad cartoon event a terrorist 'wannabe,' source says
    A federal law enforcement official confirmed Monday morning that one of two gunmen killed when they opened fire outside a controversial Muhammad cartoon event in Garland, Texas, is a known terrorist “wannabe” whom U.S. authorities had been...
  • Man shot and killed Sunday night, Baltimore police say

    Man shot and killed Sunday night, Baltimore police say
    City police on Monday reported a Sunday night homicide in southwest Baltimore and have identified two other victims in recent shootings. Officers were called at 9:33 p.m. to the 3000 block of Elizabeth Ave. where they found an adult male shot in the...
  • Police: No explosives found in car used in Texas attack

    Federal agents searched an apartment in Phoenix as part of an investigation into a shooting outside a suburban Dallas venue hosting a provocative contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons, the FBI confirmed Monday. Police officers shot and killed two...
  • The Latest on Texas attack: Police say officer saved lives

    10:30 a.m. CDT Texas police say the officer who fatally shot two gunmen who opened fire outside a contest for Prophet Muhammad cartoons likely saved lives. Garland Police Officer Joe Harn didn't release the name of the officer, but says "his reaction,...
  • Police: 4 dead, 1 hurt in shooting on Wisconsin bridge

    Police: 4 dead, 1 hurt in shooting on Wisconsin bridge
    Four people are dead and one person is injured after a man opened fire on a bridge in a small city in eastern Wisconsin in what police described as a random shooting. The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday in Menasha on the Fox Cities Trestle...
  • Georgia sheriff accused of shooting woman in Atlanta suburb

    An Atlanta-area sheriff who was acquitted three years ago in a major public corruption case is now accused of shooting a woman in a subdivision near the suburb of Lawrenceville. The woman was found shot in the abdomen Sunday evening, Gwinnett County...
  • UPDATE: Hampton police asking for help in weekend drive-by shooting

    UPDATE: Hampton police asking for help in weekend drive-by shooting
    Hampton police are asking for the public's help with information about a drive-by shooting over the weekend. The incident happened just before 2 p.m. May 2 in the 600 block of Michigan Avenue, Hampton Police Division SPO Ashley Jenrette said in a news...
  • Boy, 12, and off-duty cop among wounded in dozens of shootings in Chicago

    Boy, 12, and off-duty cop among wounded in dozens of shootings in Chicago
    A 12-year-old boy wounded in the hand in Rogers Park and an off-duty police officer hit in an exchange of gunfire with robbers were among dozens of shootings over the weekend in Chicago that killed five people and injured 31 others. The boy was in the...
  • S.C. state police won't release dash-cam video of fatal cop shooting

    S.C. state police won't release dash-cam video of fatal cop shooting
    When a white police officer in South Carolina chased a black man nine miles by car, then shot him to death in his driveway last year, the shooting apparently was captured on the officer's dashboard camera — a video that state police have steadfastly...
  • Police investigate teen's death in Indianapolis shooting

    Police say an 18-year-old died after being shot on the far east side of Indianapolis. City police says officers were called to the scene of the shooting about 7:45 p.m. Sunday. The department says officers found a male victim with gunshot wounds and he...