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  • $2 million bail for Blue Line shooting suspect

    $2 million bail for Blue Line shooting suspect
    A South Shore man who opened fire with an assault rifle on a CTA Blue Line train at the Lasalle Street platform, striking a train car five times, offered no motive for the shooting, prosecutors said Friday. Lorenzo Jones, 25, carried a Hi-Point .45...
  • Gunshot residue found on man killed in St. Louis police shooting

    Gunshot residue found on man killed in St. Louis police shooting
    The 18-year-old man who was shot and killed by an off-duty St. Louis police officer last week had gunpowder residue on his hands and clothes, according to forensic information released Tuesday. Vonderrit Myers Jr.'s death on Oct. 8 has drawn scrutiny in...
  • Prison would devastate Oscar Pistorius, probation officer says

    A probation officer employed by the defense team for Oscar Pistorius recommended Tuesday that he be spared a prison term for the killing of his girlfriend, arguing that appalling jail conditions including overcrowding, gang rape, violence, drugs, AIDS and...
  • At least three wounded in shootings since Tuesday night

    At least three wounded in shootings since Tuesday night
    At least three people have been wounded, one critically, in separate shootings since Tuesday evening, police said. Most recently, two people were shot in the Homan Square neighborhood on the West Side. About 1:50 a.m., a man and woman were both shot...
  • Charges dropped in Westport 'loud music' murder

    Charges dropped in Westport 'loud music' murder
    Baltimore prosecutors have dropped all charges against a 34-year-old man accused of shooting another man to death in what police said was a dispute over loud music, according to his attorney and court records. Kevin B. Carroll was charged in March...
  • Deadly Shootout Was Supposed To Be A Moving Job, Defendant Said

    Deadly Shootout Was Supposed To Be A Moving Job, Defendant Said
    HARTFORD — It was the spring of 2010, and Horvil "Trix" Lebrick had a chance to make some money: His cousins said they would pay him $350 for a moving job in Connecticut, a detective testified Tuesday. But after Lebrick arrived at the East...
  • Man shot in Parkville

    Man shot in Parkville
    A man was injured in a shooting in Parkville Tuesday, Baltimore County police said. Officers were called at 4:26 p.m. to the 1100 block of Pelham Wood Rd., for a report of gunfire, police said. Police found evidence of a shooting but no victim....
  • Forensic evidence shows teen shot at St. Louis officer, police say

    ST. LOUIS Gunshot residue tests and ballistics evidence indicate that Vonderitt D. Myers Jr. fired a gun at an off-duty police officer before being fatally shot, police and union officials said Tuesday. Although police officials have already said that...
  • Police: Newport News man arrested in Monday fatal shooting

    Police: Newport News man arrested in Monday fatal shooting
    Newport News Police have arrested a 36-year-old man in connection to a shooting Monday night that left one dead. Jason Christopher Griffin, 36, of the first block of Winston Avenue, was charged with murder and use of a firearm in commission of a...
  • Despite overall drop in shootings, 11 killed in 11 days in Baltimore

    Despite overall drop in shootings, 11 killed in 11 days in Baltimore
    Angela Agnew brushed aside cigarette butts with her hand as she placed candles on the sidewalk, part of a memorial in front of her parents' Northwest Baltimore home Sunday afternoon. The litter might be unremarkable any other day, but lying right...
  • Judge leaning toward partial release of Pasadena police shooting report

    Judge leaning toward partial release of Pasadena police shooting report
    A Los Angeles judge said Tuesday that he was leaning toward ordering the city of Pasadena to make public at least a portion of a report by an independent consultant into the 2012 fatal police shooting of an unarmed African American teenager. Superior...