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  • LAPD says weapon found at Sylmar home was used in Valley killings

    LAPD says weapon found at Sylmar home was used in Valley killings
    Homicide detectives believe a weapon found at the home of a man arrested over the weekend in Sylmar was used in the fatal shootings of three people in the San Fernando Valley, an LAPD spokesman said Tuesday. Cmdr. Andrew Smith told reporters that...
  • City's weekend toll climbs as over a dozen shot late Sunday

    City's weekend toll climbs as over a dozen shot late Sunday
    At least 21 people were shot in Chicago in a 12-hour span starting early Sunday afternoon, according to authorities. Gunfire broke out on the North, South and West sides in that stretch and claimed at least three lives while wounding at least 18: a 14-...
  • Cell phone records examined before Hampton homicide arrest

    Cell phone records examined before Hampton homicide arrest
    HAMPTON — Police used cell phone records to connect a suspect charged with killing a 17-year-old last week. Morgan Troy Taylor, 22, of Pine Oak Court in Hampton, is charged with second-degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony...
  • Man died from self-inflicted gunshot wound at Baltimore Police station

    Man died from self-inflicted gunshot wound at Baltimore Police station
    An autopsy has confirmed that a man who was fatally shot inside of a Baltimore Police district station died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, prosecutors said. Tyree Woodson, 38, had been taken into custody on Aug. 5 in connection with a shooting...
  • 4 shot outside Pizza Hut: 'I heard a bunch of gunshots, people screaming'

    4 shot outside Pizza Hut: 'I heard a bunch of gunshots, people screaming'
    Serenity Marie's bus was at a stoplight on Stony Island when she heard a quick burst of gunfire just outside her window. "I saw cars heading into the parking lot and I heard a bunch of gunshots, people screaming and cars speeding and swerving to get...
  • Hip-hop artist Young Jeezy arrested in firearms-related case

    Hip-hop artist Young Jeezy arrested in firearms-related case
    Hip-hop artist Young Jeezy has been arrested on suspicion of having an illegal firearm a day after a man was fatally shot at rapper Wiz Khalifa's concert, police said Monday. Young Jeezy, whose real name is Jay Jenkins, along with four other men and a...
  • In Chicago, police shootings rarely protested

     In Chicago, police shootings rarely protested
    If anything was unusual about the shootings of two people by Chicago police last weekend, it was that one of the incidents sparked a protest. A sudden rainstorm scattered the 80 or so people who gathered Monday on the West Side to protest the fatal...
  • Family of man shot by FBI raises questions about shooting

    The family of a man fatally shot by FBI agents conducing a surveillance earlier this year on Reisterstown Road is questioning police tactics and the finding by prosecutors that the use of deadly force during a car stop was justified. While relatives of...
  • 73 killed at Sunni mosque; Shiite militiamen blamed for attack

    DIYALA, Iraq Gunmen allegedly associated with a pro-government Shiite militia slaughtered more than 70 worshippers at a Sunni mosque in Diyala province Friday, heightening Iraq's sectarian divide in a volatile part of the country where government forces...
  • Slain Missouri teen remembered with calls for peace, justice

    Slain Missouri teen remembered with calls for peace, justice
    Family and supporters of Michael Brown on Monday celebrated the life of the black teenager killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, in a music-filled funeral service ringing with calls for peace and police reforms. Brown's body lay in a...
  • LAPD calls man in custody a suspect in San Fernando Valley killings

    LAPD calls man in custody a suspect in San Fernando Valley killings
    Los Angeles police on Monday described a man whom officers took into custody over the weekend as a suspect in a bizarre series of shootings that left three people dead in the San Fernando Valley on Sunday. Alexander Hernandez, 34, was taken into custody...