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  • Grand jury probing Michael Brown shooting gets Jan. 7 deadline

    Grand jury probing Michael Brown shooting gets Jan. 7 deadline
    The St. Louis grand jury hearing evidence in the case of the white police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last month has been given an extra four months to weigh possible criminal charges against the officer, officials said...
  • Customs and Border Protection's deadly force problem

    The new head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection's internal affairs office made a troubling assertion late last week. Since 2004, he said, the agency has apparently taken no disciplinary action against any of its agents who have used deadly force....
  • Warlocks shootout survivor: I saw defendant shoot my friend in the head

    Warlocks shootout survivor: I saw defendant shoot my friend in the head
    SANFORD – A survivor of a biker gun battle at the Winter Springs VFW told jurors Tuesday evening that he saw defendant Paul "the Dog" Smith shoot a rival gang member in the head immediately after the man stood up, clutching his shoulder and said...
  • Pennsylvania trooper killed by survivalist targeting cops, police say

    Pennsylvania authorities have identified a 31-year-old man they described as a survivalist with a strong desire to kill police officers as the man who allegedly shot and killed a state trooper in an ambush outside a police barracks Friday night. EricĀ ...
  • Sanford man remains jailed for stray-bullet shooting

    Dequan Butts, arrested for the stray-bullet shooting of a 10-year-old Sanford boy, was denied bond Sunday. Butts, 21, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, felony possession of a firearm and engaging in criminal activity with a felon....
  • Dan Ryan, Kennedy expressway shootings wound two

    Dan Ryan, Kennedy expressway shootings wound two
    Shootings on two area expressways left two young men wounded overnight, according to police. A 24-year-old man was shot during a chase between two cars heading south on the Dan Ryan Expressway about 3:15 a.m. Sunday, according to police. The 24-year-...
  • Authorities ID Pennsylvania trooper killed in 'cowardly ambush'

    Authorities have identified the Pennsylvania state trooper who was shot and killed during a "cowardly" ambush outside a barracks in the eastern part of the state, police said. Cpl. Bryon Dixon and Trooper Alex T. Douglass were shot around 10:50 p.m....
  • Teen dies after being wounded in South Side shooting

    Teen dies after being wounded in South Side shooting
    A 17-year-old boy died Saturday afternoon after being critically wounded in a shooting on the South Side in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood. The shooting happened shortly before 3 p.m. on the 3900 block of South Prairie Avenue, said Chicago Police...
  • One dead, three wounded in early morning shooting in Norfolk

    Norfolk Police say four men who checked themselves into Sentara hospitals could be linked to a shooting on Sunday morning. The shooting was reported around 4:15 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Reservoir Avenue and Goff Street. While officers...
  • Community still coming to grips with why Michael Brown's body was left in the street

    FERGUSON, Mo. The indignation was instantaneous. Neighbors in Canfield Green poured from their apartments and stared at 18-year-old Michael Brown, unarmed, face down in the street, shot dead by a police officer. Then, fueled by camera phones and social...
  • Utah shooting: 'Disgusting we have to worry about police,' aunt says

    Utah shooting: 'Disgusting we have to worry about police,' aunt says
    Darrien Hunt's family still doesn't know why he was carrying his brother's sword around -- a metallic replica with a dulled edge they'd bought several years ago at a Chinese novelty shop. Hunt, the child of a black father and white mother, was a fan...