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  • When cops shoot, union is first to explain

     When cops shoot, union is first to explain
    Did anything jump out at you in the first few paragraphs of this story in Monday's Tribune? "Officials said two people were fatally shot by police in separate shootings on the West and South sides Sunday night. "The first shooting was reported...
  • Suspect charged with murder after stray police bullet kills innocent woman

    Suspect charged with murder after stray police bullet kills innocent woman
    The man described by a 911 caller as a "gun wielding maniac" who authorities say drew the fire of a police officer last week — including a stray shot that killed a bystander — now faces a murder charge, the Orlando Police Department said....
  • Demonstrations resume in Missouri over shooting death of black teen

    Demonstrations resume in Missouri over shooting death of black teen
    More than 100 demonstrators marched in St. Louis on Tuesday demanding the arrest of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. The death of Michael Brown, 18, focused global attention on the state of race...
  • Suspect in Valley shootings described by police as a 'serial killer'

    A Sylmar man described by police as a “serial killer” was charged with murder and attempted murder Tuesday and is believed to be responsible for five days of shootings that killed four people and wounded several others, authorities said....
  • 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-...
  • 'Cops' Crew Member Dies After Shooting

    Bryce Dion, a crew member for Spike's "Cops," died this morning after a shooting Tuesday night in Omaha. Officers were responding to an armed robbery in progress at a Wendy's restaurant, according to a statement by Omaha Police deputy chief Dave Baker,...
  • 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...
  • Son found dead at New Jersey home of man who killed wife at hospital: police

    (Reuters) - A southern New Jersey man shot and killed his wife in her hospital room on Wednesday before shooting and critically wounding himself, authorities said, adding the body of their son was found at their home shortly afterward. Raymond...
  • Calm restored, police scaling back in Ferguson, Mo.

    More than two weeks after the police shooting of an unarmed black man sparked protests and looting in Ferguson, Mo., outside police agencies brought in to resolve the crisis announced Wednesday that they have restored the peace and have started scaling...