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  • Police officer shot and killed near Atlanta called 'a genuine guy'

    ATLANTA In the cover of darkness, shrouded by a dense fog, accused cop killer Amanuel Menghesha took to the normally quiet streets of his south Fulton neighborhood early Wednesday with a high-powered rifle and began firing. Alfred Printup wasn't at home,...
  • 2 killed in shootings at California nightclub, gas station

    Two people were killed and five others were wounded in shootings at a Southern California nightclub and a nearby gas station early Wednesday, authorities said. Gunfire erupted as up to 200 people filed out of Stinger's nightclub on the south side of...
  • Police: Man kills 3 at Vegas apartments before shooting self

    Police say a 21-year-old man shot and killed his wife and two other people at a Las Vegas apartment complex before turning the gun on himself. Authorities said the gunman was in extremely critical condition Wednesday after the shooting, which happened...
  • Prosecutors can't bring up Florida shooting in ex-NFLer case

    Prosecutors in the Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez will not be allowed to introduce evidence about the shooting of a Hernandez friend in Florida a few months before the killing, a judge ruled Wednesday....
  • Timeline of events after fatal police shooting in Ferguson

    A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. ___ AUG. 9 — Michael Brown and a companion, both black, are confronted by an officer as they walk back to Brown's...
  • Police: Man kills 3 at Vegas apartments before shooting self

    Police: Man kills 3 at Vegas apartments before shooting self
    Police say a 21-year-old man shot and killed his wife and two other people at a Las Vegas apartment complex before turning the gun on himself. Authorities said the gunman was in extremely critical condition Wednesday after the shooting, which happened...
  • 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...
  • Key figures in fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri

    A look at some of the key figures in the case of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer in August. His death stirred weeks of violent unrest in the St. Louis suburb after the shooting and again in November,...
  • 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...
  • Family files lawsuit over fatal shooting by Chicago police

     Family files lawsuit over fatal shooting by Chicago police
    It's been almost seven months since Cynthia Lane's 19-year-old son was fatally shot by Chicago police officers on the city's West Side, and she still has yet to learn a single thing about the investigation. She doesn't know the names of the officers who...
  • SBI releases names of officers in Tarboro shooting

    The State Bureau of Investigation has released the names of two officers who shot and killed the suspect in the shooting deaths of three people in Tarboro last week. The SBI said in a statement Wednesday that Tarboro Police Sgt. K.N. Morris and Edgecombe...