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  • Recording captured shots fired at Michael Brown, lawyer says

    ST. LOUIS A man stares into the camera and says, "You are pretty," but before he can finish the sentence, the pop, pop, pop of gunfire erupts in the background. Six or seven shots can be heard during that first volley. Then a three-second pause....
  • Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn

    Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn
    Lethal police shootings in Ferguson, Mo., and St. Louis this month, and a chokehold death in New York City in July, have been met with a question: Why didn't the officers use a Taser? Although the use of stun guns has become prevalent in police...
  • LAPD warns public to remain vigilant after string of shootings kills 3

    LAPD warns public to remain vigilant after string of shootings kills 3
    Los Angeles police urged residents to remain vigilant Monday morning as detectives fanned across the San Fernando Valley looking for clues behind a series of shootings that left three people dead and four others wounded. Detectives with the LAPD’s...
  • Girl, 9, kills Arizona shooting instructor with Uzi in accident

    TUCSON Ariz. (Reuters) - A 9-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed her shooting instructor at an Arizona range with an Israeli-made Uzi submachine gun when the weapon's strong recoil caused her to lose control of her aim, police said on Tuesday....
  • Shootings studied for links to fatal Valley rampage

    Authorities are investigating whether the killings of three people Sunday morning in a San Fernando Valley crime rampage are linked to a rash of recent shootings on Los Angeles-area roadways, including some that were originally considered unrelated...
  • Man shot to death at Windsor Cove Apartments

    Man shot to death at Windsor Cove Apartments
    Police say a 19-year-old man was shot to death Sunday night at the Windsor Cove Apartments. The victim was identified as Keith Griffin by Orlando police, who were trying to identify three suspects apparently involved in the incident at the apartment...
  • 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....
  • 2 dead, 10 hurt in city shootings

    2 dead, 10 hurt in city shootings
    Two people were killed and ten others wounded in city shootings during the day Monday and overnight, according to police. The second fatal shooting happened about 1:20 a.m. Tuesday in the Englewood neighborhood. A 32-year-old man was shot in the chest...
  • 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...
  • Sharpton calls for change at Michael Brown's funeral

    ST. LOUIS Hundreds of mourners gathered at a St. Louis church Monday morning for the funeral of 18-year-old Michael Brown, whose shooting death Aug. 9 by a police officer began nearly two weeks of unrest in Ferguson, Mo. The service began a bit after 10:...
  • 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...