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  • Ohio school shooter T.J. Lane recaptured 100 yards from prison

    Ohio school shooter T.J. Lane recaptured 100 yards from prison
    Ohio high school shooter T.J. Lane and a fellow inmate were returned to custody at an Ohio state prison early Friday morning, after their escape prompted an hours-long search through the night to recapture them. Lane, 19, who was convicted in 2012 for a...
  • Four Charged With Felony Murder In Enfield Shooting

    ENFIELD — Takai Brown told police that shortly after he dropped off three passengers Sept. 3 "to meet with someone," he heard a gunshot and then the three others returned to his car and told him to "hit it," according to an arrest warrant...
  • Newtown donations created deep rift after shootings, official says

    Newtown donations created deep rift after shootings, official says
    The millions of dollars in donations and grants that poured into Newtown, Connecticut, in the aftermath of one of the worst school massacres in U.S. history have created a deep, "permanent fracture" in the community, a town official said on Friday....
  • 'As horrible as it sounds, it came out of love': family of 4 dead in murder-suicide

    'As horrible as it sounds, it came out of love': family of 4 dead in murder-suicide
    Frank and Joan Stack of Elmhurst were known for doting on their neighbors, offering to mow the lawn when one wasn't around, making a grocery run for another and welcoming a new arrival with a cake. The husband and wife, both 82, were even more nurturing...
  • Area gun ranges defend training youths

     Area gun ranges defend training youths
    Scott Peters wasn't surprised that a New Jersey couple allowed their 9-year-old daughter to fire a gun at a shooting range near Las Vegas — he let his youngest daughter fire her first weapon when she was in kindergarten. But Peters, owner of RKA...
  • Compton Unified policy on rifles draws criticism but isn't unusual

    At a quiet July school board meeting, Compton school police chief William Wu matter-of-factly explained that his officers would need AR-15 semiautomatic rifles to adequately protect students and staff from a heavily armed shooter if such a nightmare...
  • Moms of slain young men share bond

    Moms of slain young men share bond
    In the nearly two years since her oldest son was killed in a botched "knock-and-talk" operation, Tanjila Lippett has been hoping that the Orlando police officer responsible for his death would face criminal charges — a resolution she knows will...
  • Probationer says he was pressured to be FBI informant

    Probationer says he was pressured to be FBI informant
    The shooting of an elderly man in May was not unlike many other gang-related shootings across Chicago — except in this case, the suspected triggerman was on probation and working as a paid FBI informant. A Tribune investigation has found that...
  • In 'The Drop,' Tom Hardy stayed still on camera, and unbridled off it

    In 'The Drop,' Tom Hardy stayed still on camera, and unbridled off it
    There were dogs on set and dogs in the script, but Tom Hardy felt like the production of "The Drop" could use one more mutt. The British actor — known for being Bane and Bronson and now, he hopes, Bob, the not-so-simple simpleton in the new...
  • Pistorius verdict preview: Judge has number of options

    Pistorius verdict preview: Judge has number of options
    Thokozile Masipa, the South African judge who has quietly absorbed the evidence in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial, will deliver her verdict Thursday, in a judgment that could see the Olympic athlete walk free and return to his career, or consigned to...
  • West Sider gets 45 years in killing of girl over gang signal

    West Sider gets 45 years in killing of girl over gang signal
    An admitted gang member pleaded guilty Tuesday to shooting a 13-year-old girl to death and attempting to kill six others last March after tricking one of the victims into flashing a rival gang`s hand signal. Michael Martinez, 19, of 3040 S. Kostner Ave....