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  • 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...
  • 2 dead, 9 hurt in city shootings

    2 dead, 9 hurt in city shootings
    Two men were killed and at least 9 other people were hurt in city shootings late Friday and early this morning, according to authorities. In the most recent fatal shooting, a man later identified as Darius Sept, 34, was shot about 12:30 a.m. in the...
  • Second person denied bail in July slaying in South Chicago

    Second person denied bail in July slaying in South Chicago
    A second person was denied bail this afternoon after he was charged in a July shooting that killed a man and wounded two others in the city's South Chicago neighborhood.  David Radford, 21, was charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder in...
  • Ezell Ford mourners say farewell and call for justice

    Ezell Ford mourners say farewell and call for justice
    On a breezy Saturday morning in southwest Los Angeles, they came by the hundreds to lay Ezell Ford to rest and to protest the fatal shooting by police of an unarmed black man struggling with mental illness. "This is the breaking point," Maurice Bull,...
  • Missouri residents sue police over use of force in Ferguson protests

    Six Missouri residents filed a federal lawsuit Thursday alleging excessive force and false arrests by the Ferguson and St. Louis County police departments during the street protests that followed the shooting death of Michael Brown. Among the...
  • Eyes in the sky [Editorial]

    Eyes in the sky  [Editorial]
    Police departments in Maryland and across the country are weighing the costs and benefits of using unmanned aerial vehicles as aids in the fight against crime. There are still many unanswered questions regarding the new technology's potential impact on...
  • Easton shooting suspect identified as Allentown man; arrest warrant issued

    Easton shooting suspect identified as Allentown man; arrest warrant issued
    Northampton County Constable Lance Wheeler was prepping for a neighborhood pig roast event Friday afternoon when he heard pop and a man's yell. Around 2:45 p.m., Wheeler said he helped tend to the gunshot wound victim who lived in an apartment above a...
  • Emmett Till's cousins recall historic murder

     Emmett Till's cousins recall historic murder
    The boys, some the age of Little Leaguers, the others just a few years older, were sleeping one night long ago about 1 a.m. They were all cousins, or brothers, and some slept two to a bed. They came from Chicago and from Summit, and were visiting family...
  • No criminal charges in fatal Uzi shooting death by girl, 9

    No criminal charges in fatal Uzi shooting death by girl, 9
    County law enforcement officials in Arizona said on Thursday no criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun range incident in which a 9-year-old girl fatally shot her instructor with an Uzi, adding it was "being viewed as an industrial accident....
  • Two motorcyclists shot and wounded on 60 Freeway, authorities say

    Los Angeles police and county sheriff's officials are investigating shootings that wounded two motorcyclists riding on the 60 Freeway. One victim, a 39-year-old man, was shot six times in the back while riding on the freeway at Lorena Street at 11:40 p....
  • Civil rights leaders seek witnesses in Ezell Ford shooting

    Civil rights leaders seek witnesses in Ezell Ford shooting
    Civil rights leaders will be handing out fliers Saturday near the South Los Angeles intersection where police shot and killed an unarmed black man earlier this month, imploring eyewitnesses to come forward. Conflicting accounts have emerged about the...