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  • Shootings recall deadlier D.C sniper rampage of 2002

    Shootings recall deadlier D.C sniper rampage of 2002
    When Paul LaRuffa was shot Sept. 5, 2002, after he closed his restaurant in Clinton for the night, his assailants were not yet known, much less infamous. It would take five killings over the course of 17 hours the next month before it became clear...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EST

    US won't bring federal charges in Ferguson shooting, but strongly criticizes police force The Justice Department cleared a white former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old on Wednesday, but also issued...
  • Man critically hurt in South Chicago shooting

    Man critically hurt in South Chicago shooting
    A 24-year-old man was in critical condition after being shot early Thursday morning in the South Chicago neighborhood. The man was sitting in a parked car in front of his relative's house when he was shot around 1:40 a.m. in the 8100 block of South...
  • Beltsville man, 35, to be charged in Maryland shooting spree

    Beltsville man, 35, to be charged in Maryland shooting spree
    The seemingly random shootings picked up steam, with four over 48 hours this week after one last week. Once ballistics tests indicated a single gunman might be responsible, area law enforcement agencies were put on alert. Within hours, Anne Arundel...
  • Shooting of L.A. homeless man underscores risks, decisions police face

    Shooting of L.A. homeless man underscores risks, decisions police face
    The death of a homeless man in downtown L.A.'s skid row on Sunday has received wide coverage, both in this city and around the world. This comes at a time of heightened sensitivity to officer-involved shootings, with prominent situations last year in...
  • In Win For Aaron Hernandez, Judge Refuses To Allow Jurors To Hear Previous Shooting Claim

    In Win For Aaron Hernandez, Judge Refuses To Allow Jurors To Hear Previous Shooting Claim
    Defense attorneys for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez notched a win Wednesday morning when Judge E. Susan Garsh ruled for the second time that information on his alleged involvement in a Florida shooting cannot be presented to the...
  • Police report: Maryland shooter was hearing voices

    The man accused of shooting in five public places in Maryland told police he was hearing voices. According to charging documents provided by Anne Arundel County Police, 35-year-old Hong Young of Beltsville, admitted to officers the voices told him to...
  • 2 dead, 5 injured after shooting at San Bernardino nightclub, gas station

     2 dead, 5 injured after shooting at San Bernardino nightclub, gas station
    Well before Stingers Bar and Nightclub closed its doors for the night, San Bernardino police had already helped keep the motorcycle club members from entering the establishment. But by the time it closed, shortly before 2 a.m., the bikers were gathered in...
  • LAPD has yet to release names of police in fatal skid row shooting

     LAPD has yet to release names of police in fatal skid row shooting
    Los Angeles police have yet to release the names of the two officers and a sergeant who fatally shot a homeless man on skid row but said Wednesday the three had never before fired their weapons on duty during their combined 25 years with the LAPD. Top...
  • Ferguson city employee fired, 2 others on leave over racist emails

    Ferguson city employee fired, 2 others on leave over racist emails
    Ferguson Mayor James Knowles says one Police Department employee was fired and two others are on administrative leave over racist emails uncovered in a Justice Department investigation into the city's law enforcement practices. Knowles' comments at a...
  • US clears officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

    The Justice Department on Wednesday cleared a white former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old, but also issued a scathing report calling for sweeping changes in city law enforcement practices it called...