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  • 20 Years Ago, Shooting Death Drove City's War On Gang Violence

    20 Years Ago, Shooting Death Drove City's War On Gang Violence
    HARTFORD — She was a shy, playful first-grader at Parkville Community School. She had long, shiny black hair and a broad smile. But when she was gunned down on March 26, 1994, 7-year-old Marcelina Delgado became the catalyst that drove the federal...
  • Washington school cancels class as community mourns shooting victims

    Washington school cancels class as community mourns shooting victims
    A Washington state high school where a student fatally shot two 14-year-old girls and wounded three more classmates before taking his own life canceled classes on Monday as the tight-knit community mourned the dead, local officials said. Freshman Jaylen...
  • 2 dead, 10 hurt in separate shootings Sunday

    2 dead, 10 hurt in separate shootings Sunday
    Two people, including a 17-year-old boy, were killed and 10 other people were wounded Sunday in separate shootings throughout the city. The 17-year-old boy was fatally wounded around noon on the 8200 block of South Houston Avenue in the South Chicago...
  • Man charged in shooting death of boy in Gary

    Man charged in shooting death of boy in Gary
    A man has been charged in the shooting death of a 13-year-old boy who reportedly made fun of him after the man was burglarized. Gary police spokeswoman Gabrielle King said Khanji Fairley, 30, was charged with murder Monday afternoon in the shooting of...
  • Mother of man shot by cops: 'He got shot too many times'

    Mother of man shot by cops: 'He got shot too many times'
    The totaled white 1999 Toyota Camry still sits in Latanya Magwood's backyard. The front windshield is cracked. The back windshield, the back passenger's side window and both front windows are shattered. Three of the tires are shredded. The interior is...
  • City solicitor calls police body camera bill 'illegal'

    City solicitor calls police body camera bill 'illegal'
    The Rawlings-Blake administration argued Monday that a proposal to require police officers to wear body cameras is an illegal overreach of the City Council's authority. City Solicitor George Nilson, who reports to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, said...
  • Man found guilty in slaying of 2 USC graduate students

    Man found guilty in slaying of 2 USC graduate students
    A jury convicted a 22-year-old man of first-degree murder Monday in the shooting deaths of two graduate students who were killed while sitting in a parked car near USC. UPDATE: Man found guilty of murder in 2012 shooting of 2 USC grad students ...
  • DNA, Firearm Evidence Heard During Day 6 of East Hartford Murder Trial

    DNA, Firearm Evidence Heard During Day 6 of East Hartford Murder Trial
    HARTFORD — DNA was recovered from two doorknobs at the East Hartford apartment complex that was the scene of a 2010 triple homicide that matched samples from Horvil "Trix" Lebrick, according to testimony Monday. Dr. Angela Przech was one of five...
  • Police chiefs call for expanding gun background checks

    Police chiefs call for expanding gun background checks
    Law enforcement officials from across the country on Monday called for background checks on all gun purchases, including private and gun-show sales. "We must close off all avenues for dangerous people to acquire firearms," Orlando Police Chief John Mina...
  • After fatal shootings, officials try to find a reason for the violence

    The survivor of a shooting rampage that killed two Northern California sheriff's deputies remained hospitalized Sunday as authorities searched for a reason for the violence. "We are no closer to determining a motive for any of this at this time,"...
  • Gresham man charged in fatal robbery, shooting

    Gresham man charged in fatal robbery, shooting
    A Gresham man was ordered held without bail Sunday after prosecutors said he fatally shot a man during a robbery Thursday night. Thomas Bishop, 41, of the 8200 block of South Wolcott Avenue, faces a first-degree murder charge for the death of 42-year-...