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  • Kevin Vickers hailed as hero in Canada, a day after fear shook country

    Kevin Vickers helped open the Canadian Parliament on Thursday, like he does most days, with a ceremony, carrying a gold mace down the halls of the building and into the chambers where members are seated. But the day after a gunman shot a Canadian soldier...
  • 3 little pigs shot to death in western Lehigh; police investigate

    State police are investigating a Saturday afternoon shooting that killed three piglets and wounded another in western Lehigh County. The four pigs were shot between 5 and 5:20 p.m. in the 5300 block of Bluebird Drive, in a wooded area of Lowhill...
  • Fundraiser started for man mistaken for Eric Frein

    Fundraiser started for man mistaken for Eric Frein
    Offers of help are pouring in for James Tully, the carless Canadensis man who says he's been mistaken for Eric Frein more than 20 times, leading to some scary encounters with police in the Pocono woods. Tully, 39, doesn't own a vehicle and must walk...
  • 17-year-old charged in West Side man's slaying

    17-year-old charged in West Side man's slaying
    A 17-year-old boy was ordered held without bail after he was charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a man in front of a North Lawndale church last month, police said. The teen, Andre Miller, was charged as an adult and is accused of shooting...
  • Hartford Man Charged With Murder

    Hartford Man Charged With Murder
    HARTFORD — A 21-year-old city man was charged with murder Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting of a man on Vine Street in June. Cleveland Brown was previously arrested on charges of first-degree assault and criminal possession of a...
  • Canada probes Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as possible suspect in Ottawa shooting: source

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian police are investigating a man identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as a possible suspect in the shootings on Wednesday around parliament in Ottawa, a source familiar with the matter said. Police said the male suspect in the...
  • Ottawa shooting shakes Canadians' sense of security

    CALGARY/TORONTO (Reuters) - A gun attack targeting the heart of Canada's government has shaken the country's closely guarded image as a sanctuary from the kinds of mass violence that plague the United States. Canadian cities and towns hiked security...
  • Lax security in focus after attack at Canada's parliament

    OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - Security in Canada's capital came under criticism on Wednesday after a gunman was able to run through the unlocked front door of the main parliament building and get close to Prime Minister Stephen Harper before being taken down...
  • Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 killings of Iraqi civilians

    WASHINGTON An infamous chapter of the Iraq War closed Wednesday as a jury convicted four former Blackwater Worldwide contractors of killing unarmed civilians in the chaotic streets of Baghdad. The former Blackwater men were charged with killing 14...
  • Teen arrested in deadly Catonsville raid sentenced

    Teen arrested in deadly Catonsville raid sentenced
    A teenager, charged with illegally possessing a gun during a raid in Catonsville last year that left a police officer and another man dead, was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in jail. Taquan Barney, now 18, was charged after officers with Baltimore...
  • Obama says Canada shootings tragic, offers assistance

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama called the shootings in Ottawa on Wednesday "tragic" and said they reinforced the need for vigilance against acts of violence and terrorism. U.S. officials said there was no specific indication of a similar...