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  • Dad recalls shooting that killed daughter, hurt wife

    Dad recalls shooting that killed daughter, hurt wife
    A Romeoville man whose teenage daughter was killed and wife injured in a shooting outside their home in February broke down in court Tuesday while describing the scene. "She was crying and screaming," Alejandro Valle said about his wife, Alicia...
  • Lawmakers question practice of giving military equipment to police

    Responding to public outcry over images of heavily armed police officers in Ferguson, Mo., last month, lawmakers called Tuesday for closer examination of federal programs that distribute military equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies....
  • Politicians, churchmen talk policing in Northwest Baltimore

    Politicians, churchmen talk policing in Northwest Baltimore
    With the shooting of an unarmed teenager in Missouri weighing on their minds, politicians, church leaders and members of the public gathered Tuesday night at a Northwest Baltimore Church to consider police brutality. The Rev. Jamal-Harrison Bryant,...
  • Tensions high at first Ferguson council meeting since teen's shooting

    Tensions high at first Ferguson council meeting since teen's shooting
    City leaders in Ferguson, Missouri, confronted demands for reform by several hundred people on Tuesday night at their first public meeting since last month's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer ignited weeks of protests. The...
  • Police: Sanford 10-year-old hit by stray bullet out of intensive care

    Police: Sanford 10-year-old hit by stray bullet out of intensive care
    The 10-year-old shot while riding his bicycle in Sanford last week is no longer in intensive care, but the man suspected of shooting him is still on the loose, Sanford police said. Jeremiah Taylor, a student at Idyllwilde Elementary School, is still...
  • Bridgeport Police Seek Suspect In August Homicide

    BRIDGEPORT — Police are looking for a 17-year-old man they believe was involved in a fatal shooting on Park Avenue and Olive Street in August. Police have obtained a warrant charging Fabian Francis in connection with the shooting death of 21-year-...
  • 1 killed, 3 shot on South, West sides

    1 killed, 3 shot on South, West sides
    One man was killed and at least three other people were shot and wounded Monday in three separate attacks on the West and South sides. Most recently, a male of an unknown age was shot in the hand about 11:15 p.m. Monday in the first block of North...
  • Wheeling man cleared of murder in gang shooting

    Wheeling man cleared of murder in gang shooting
    Citing a lack of evidence, a Cook County judge today foundĀ a Wheeling man not guilty of murder in the death of a man who got caught in a gang-incited shooting last year. Judge Thomas Fecarotta Jr. saidĀ prosecutors failed to show beyond a reasonable...
  • Married beating victims in Kansas City attack die

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The elderly couple hospitalized last week after a south Kansas City attack that killed three other people have died, their family said in a statement released by a hospital Tuesday. Ann Taylor and George Taylor, both in their 80s, had...
  • Killing and preaching, Nigerian militants carve out 'caliphate'

    GOMBE Nigeria (Reuters) - First comes the killing, then the preaching. Islamist Boko Haram militants carrying automatic rifles and machetes roar into northeast Nigerian towns or hamlets in columns of pickup trucks and motorbikes and fire at all adult...
  • Florida murder suspect exposed self to female guard, officials say

    Florida murder suspect exposed self to female guard, officials say
    PANAMA CITY — A Panama City man in jail on murder charges is facing additional charges after allegedly exposing his genitalia to a female guard, according to court documents. Khiry Ross, 24, appeared in court Monday to hear a charge for...