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  • Police: Gunman and victim in Loop shooting 'had been friends for years'

    Police: Gunman and victim in Loop shooting 'had been friends for years'
    Less than a week after Tony DeFrances learned that he was being demoted as part of a downsizing of his company, authorities said he walked into his boss’s office Thursday morning for a one-on-one. Apparently upset about his demotion, DeFrances,...
  • Las Vegas father 'fought to his death' to save family from attackers

    Las Vegas father 'fought to his death' to save family from attackers
    A father "fought to his death" to protect his wife and children from attackers who broke into their Las Vegas home, his family told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday. Richard Ramos, 59, formerly of Whittier, Calif., was killed during a horrific crime...
  • 9 wounded in city shootings

    9 wounded in city shootings
    Eight people were wounded in South Side shootings and another man wounded on the Northwest Side between about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 1:10 a.m. Thursday, according to police. At about 1:10 a.m., in the 11100 block of South Edbrooke Avenue in the...
  • Downers Grove man charged with shooting light pole

     Downers Grove man charged with shooting light pole
    A Downers Grove man faces a felony charge after he was accused of firing his gun from his balcony, striking a light pole, police said. Rodney L. Nars of the 2800 block of Gabriella Street was arrested July 27, police reports said. According to a...
  • Man fatally shot by off-duty officer in Bucktown identified

    Man fatally shot by off-duty officer in Bucktown identified
    Authorities have released the name of a 53-year-old man fatally shot by an off-duty Chicago police officer in the Bucktown neighborhood, nearly two days after the incident happened. The man was identified as Steven Isby by the Cook County medical...
  • Lower Saucon man who shot at son gets work release

    Drunk and angry, a Lower Saucon Township man raised a gun on his son, cocked the hammer and pulled the trigger. Luckily for two generations of Pritchard men, no one was seriously injured, and the round may have been a blank. "He could have killed him,"...
  • Detroit child shot to death in bed; police hold 'person of interest'

    Detroit child shot to death in bed; police hold 'person of interest'
    An 8-year-old Detroit boy was shot and killed Wednesday while lying in bed, authorities said, and police are interviewing a "person of interest" in the case. Detroit Police Sgt. Michael Woody, a department spokesman, told the Los Angeles Times that...
  • Arts District's changing landscape is worrisome to longtime residents

    Arts District's changing landscape is worrisome to longtime residents
    Every morning Melissa Richardson Banks walks the Arts District hunting for new scenes. One Saturday it's the word "Life" stenciled on a sidewalk in black spray paint. A few weeks later it's a yellow construction crane blocking the skyline. She has...
  • L.A. County sheriff's employee shot to death while sitting in his car

    L.A. County sheriff's employee shot to death while sitting in his car
    A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department employee died after he was shot multiple times while sitting inside his car in South L.A. Calvin Eugene Gray, 33, of Los Angeles, who was not a sworn deputy, had worked for the department for four years in...
  • Man shot during armed robbery in Hollywood

    A man was taken to the hospital Tuesday night with a gunshot wound after an armed robbery at a business in Hollywood. Lt. Derik Alexander said police are investigating the incident at 5981 Funston St., which involved two suspects, one of whom was...
  • 2 charged in Hammond shooting that injured Addison mom, daughters

    2 charged in Hammond shooting that injured Addison mom, daughters
    Two people have been charged with shooting an Addison mother and her two daughters in Hammond on Sunday after the woman used Facebook to set up a meeting to purchase several cell phones, officials said today. Alan Lavelle Ross Jr., 17, and Joseph...