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  • Woman, 18, recovering after bullet grazes her head

    Woman, 18, recovering after bullet grazes her head
    An 18-year-old woman who recently graduated high school and planned to enter the military suffered a graze wound to the head while inside a van in the East Chatham neighborhood this afternoon, police and a family member said. Additionally, a separate...
  • Grand jury transcript gives chilling account of O.C. mansion slayings

    Grand jury transcript gives chilling account of O.C. mansion slayings
    Running on at least four sleepless nights and with his heart racing, Ashton Sachs allegedly scaled the wall that ringed his parents' mansion and — clutching a rifle — let himself in the front door. At the top of the staircase, authorities...
  • California cop spared charges in mistaken killing of boy with toy gun

    California cop spared charges in mistaken killing of boy with toy gun
    Northern California prosecutors have decided against bringing criminal charges against a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy who was carrying a plastic replica of an assault rifle that the officer mistook for a real gun. The Sonoma...
  • Cop wounded in fatal shooting: 'Anyone else hurt?'

    Right after being removed from a hospital ventilator Monday, the Fort Lauderdale homicide detective wounded last week in a parking lot shootout turned to his wife and asked, "Was anybody else hurt?" Mark Shotwell, 56, remained in critical but stable...
  • Woman shot during attempted robbery in Miramar

    A woman was shot during an attempted robbery that happened just before noon Tuesday in a residential neighborhood in Miramar, police said. "A female victim was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood," said Miramar police spokeswoman Tania...
  • Shooting at Washington state medical center leaves two dead: police

    Shooting at Washington state medical center leaves two dead: police
    Police said two people died on Tuesday in a shooting at a medical center in Spokane, Washington, and that it appeared a man shot a woman before taking his own life. The Spokane Police Department said it appeared to be a case of domestic violence, adding...
  • Chicago: 82 shootings in 84 hours

    Chicago: 82 shootings in 84 hours
    "The solution does not just include policing — although we'll continue to look for ways to put more police where they're needed. We also have to give our young people alternatives to the street, and as a community we need to demand more of ourselves...
  • Mansion-slaying case: Clues on cellphone put suspicion on victims' son

    Mansion-slaying case: Clues on cellphone put suspicion on victims' son
    A college dropout accused of gunning down his parents in February as they slept in their San Juan Capistrano mansion became a suspect in the double homicide only after authorities unearthed clues on his cellphone, according to a just-released grand jury...
  • Woman killed, 8 people hurt in overnight shootings in Chicago

    Woman killed, 8 people hurt in overnight shootings in Chicago
    A young woman was killed and at least eight other people injured in shootings on the South and West sides overnight, police said. Jaynisha Scheffer, 19, was walking down the sidewalk with a group of people in the 2200 block of West 68th Street in West...
  • Woman dies after June 1 Little Village shooting

    Woman dies after June 1 Little Village shooting
    A woman who was shot in early June in the Little Village neighborhood has died, authorities said. Debra Escobedo, 49, of the 3100 block of South Green Street, was pronounced dead at 12:37 p.m. Monday at Mount Sinai Hospital, according to the Cook County...
  • DNA testing denial hampers effort to overturn Newport News murder conviction

    DNA testing denial hampers effort to overturn Newport News murder conviction
    NEWPORT NEWS — A judge's recent decision to deny DNA testing in a murder conviction might be the end of the road for a man who has argued his innocence for 20 years. Newport News Circuit Judge David F. Pugh denied Nathaniel Pierce's motion last...