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  • Loaded with Lead: Lead poisoning a major threat at America's shooting ranges

    SEATTLE A confused 38-year-old father in Kentucky rarely crawled out of bed. A conservation volunteer in Iowa lost feeling in his hands and feet. A 5-year-old girl in South King County, Wash., doubled over in pain and vomited. The cause of their...
  • Loaded with Lead: Washington state shooting range poisoned dozens

    SEATTLE In a cramped hotel room on Christmas Eve, a pale and hollow-eyed man embraced his two children and whispered they'd be OK. Despite his assurances, Manny Romo, a 34-year-old ironworker, wasn't so certain about the future. Will I die? he wondered....
  • Robber shoots accomplice in bungled ripoff

    Robber shoots accomplice in bungled ripoff
    A gunman was left spouting apologies after police said he shot an accomplice during an attempted drug ripoff. He shot his victim as well — and a nearby car. Clairmont "Squid" John, 25, Miramar, along with Jordan Kerr, 19, and Antuan McGriff, 23,...
  • Draft Report: Newtown Schools Lacked Full Picture Of Lanza's Mental Health

    Draft Report: Newtown Schools Lacked Full Picture Of Lanza's Mental Health
    Newtown school officials appear to have had an incomplete mental health history of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza before he entered high school, according to a draft of a soon-to-be-released report by the state Office of the Child Advocate. The Courant...
  • IronPigs offer to replace Lehigh County farmer's gunned-down piglets

    IronPigs offer to replace Lehigh County farmer's gunned-down piglets
    Reacting to the weekend shooting deaths of three little pigs in western Lehigh County, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs baseball team announced Thursday it will replace the farmer's lost livestock. "Our staff was very upset by the news and wanted to show our...
  • NHL roundup: Senators-Leafs game rescheduled for Nov. 9

    The Sports Xchange NHL roundup: Senators-Leafs game rescheduled for Nov. 9 The game between the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs in Ottawa that was postponed Wednesday because of shootings in downtown Ottawa was rescheduled for Sunday, Nov. 9...
  • As details emerge about shooter, Canada ponders security

    As U.S. military forces have engaged in more than a decade of war across the Middle East, America has found an unwavering partner in Canada, a country with an otherwise peaceful image. Now, after two deadly attacks launched against members of the...
  • Autopsy shows 6 gunshot wounds in back of legs of man killed by St. Louis officer

    ST. LOUIS A private autopsy of Vonderrit D. Myers Jr., killed Oct. 8 by a St. Louis police officer, shows that his wounds included six shots in the back of his legs and one in the face, a forensic pathologist reported Thursday. Dr. Cyril H. Wecht,...
  • Inmate testifies to murder-for-hire plot in Puerto Rican club shooting trial

    Inmate testifies to murder-for-hire plot in Puerto Rican club shooting trial
    By the longtime convict's self-description, he is a violent and dangerous man. James A. Martin Jr. said his line of work has always been "roughing people up" — whether on the street or while incarcerated for more than two decades for rape. So...
  • Wife to stand trial for alleged plot to kill social club shooting witnesses

    Wife to stand trial for alleged plot to kill social club shooting witnesses
    Sonia Panell will stand trial in February on charges she hired a hit man in an attempt to kill witnesses against her husband, Rene Figueroa, who is on trial for murder in a 2012 shootout outside a Puerto Rican social club in Bethlehem. U.S. District...
  • Senators-Leafs game rescheduled for Nov. 9

    The Sports Xchange Senators-Leafs game rescheduled for Nov. 9 The game between the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs in Ottawa that was postponed Wednesday because of shootings in downtown Ottawa was rescheduled for Sunday, Nov. 9 in Ottawa, the...