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  • Fundraising Web pages for Ferguson cop still closed; it's unclear why

    Fundraising Web pages for Ferguson cop still closed; it's unclear why
    Organizers have remained silent on why donation pages raising more than $400,000 for the police officer who killed an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., were shut down without explanation over the weekend. A related Facebook page has been...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • After unrest over shooting, Ferguson police now wear body cameras

    After unrest over shooting, Ferguson police now wear body cameras
    (Reuters) - Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have begun wearing body cameras after weeks of unrest over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white officer and sharply differing accounts of the incident, officials said on Sunday. Michael...
  • Autopsy: Father kills wife, 2 disabled adult children in Elmhurst murder-suicide

    Autopsy: Father kills wife, 2 disabled adult children in Elmhurst murder-suicide
    An 82-year-old man fatally shot himself and three members of his family in the head Saturday night in a murder-suicide in west suburban Elmhurst, officials said. According to the DuPage County coroner's office, an autopsy conducted today determined that...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • LAPD investigates fatal overnight shooting in South L.A.

    Investigators are trying to piece together more information about an overnight shooting in South Los Angeles that left a man dead. Few details were available about the shooting, which was reported about 2:40 a.m. in the 5000 block of South Western...
  • 12 wounded in city shootings

    12 wounded in city shootings
    At least 12 people were wounded in shootings across Chicago between Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, according to authorities. The most recent shooting left a 43-year-old man wounded in the South Chicago neighborhood about 6:05 a.m. Sunday. He was...
  • Sheriff's office releases name of deputy who killed sword-wielding man

    Sheriff's office releases name of deputy who killed sword-wielding man
    MANATEE -- A 12-year veteran of the Manatee County Sheriff's Office has been identified by the sheriff's office as the deputy who shot and killed a sword-wielding man Thursday. Sgt. Brady McCabe, 32, of the sheriff's office's patrol division, remains on...
  • Slaying probe uncovers reports of terrifying nighttime street pursuits

    The young women were driving to a late-night party in Sylmar when one noticed a large sport utility vehicle on their tail. They tried to lose the SUV, but it kept following. Terrified, the women drove to a San Fernando Valley police station to report...