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  • Ferguson case reopens lingering wounds from previous police shootings

    Ferguson case reopens lingering wounds from previous police shootings
    Tyrus Murray was 13 years old when her father, Earl Murray, and his friend Ronald Beasley died in a hail of gunfire during a drug bust gone awry. Both men were black, and neither was armed. Their shooters were white law enforcement officers, and neither...
  • Wiz Khalifa concert in Chula Vista cancelled after fatal shooting

    A concert by Wiz Khalifa that was scheduled Saturday night at the Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Chula Visa has been cancelled following a fatal shooting at the rapper’s concert in Silicon Valley, officials said. The concert will not be rescheduled...
  • Man shot overnight at Orlando apartment complex

    Man shot overnight at Orlando apartment complex
    A man is in critical condition after being shot early Sunday in Orlando. Orlando police responded to a shooting call at the Ivey on the Lake Apartments on Ivey Lane at about 12:45 a.m. The victim had been driven to a local hospital as officers arrived...
  • Boy, 14, dies in Austin neighborhood shooting

    Boy, 14, dies in Austin neighborhood shooting
    A 14-year-old boy died Sunday afternoon after being shot in the back in the Austin neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened at 2:54 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Leclaire Avenue on the West Side, said Chicago Police Department News Affairs...
  • Newport News mom: My son 'lost his life for a color'

    Newport News mom: My son 'lost his life for a color'
    NEWPORT NEWS — Dawn Rashko remembers when her son, Joel, was 5 or 6, he took several of her rings to school and gave them to the little girls in his class. "He loved the girls," she said sitting in her Newport News apartment. "He loved giving...
  • Suspect charged with murder after stray police bullet kills innocent woman

    Suspect charged with murder after stray police bullet kills innocent woman
    The man described by a 911 caller as a "gun wielding maniac" who authorities say drew the fire of a police officer last week — including a stray shot that killed a bystander — now faces a murder charge, the Orlando Police Department said....
  • Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn

    Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn
    Lethal police shootings in Ferguson, Mo., and St. Louis this month, and a chokehold death in New York City in July, have been met with a question: Why didn't the officers use a Taser? Although the use of stun guns has become prevalent in police...
  • Third man charged with killing of teen outside Grand Crossing recording studio

    Third man charged with killing of teen outside Grand Crossing recording studio
    A third man has been charged in the September 2013 killing of a 17-year-old boy outside of a Grand Crossing recording studio. Meiko Buchanan, 23, of the 600 block of West 60th Street, is charged with first-degree murder charge in the Sept. 26 fatal...
  • Related story: 'Two Fergusons': Residents take a hard look at city's racial divisions

    Related story: 'Two Fergusons': Residents take a hard look at city's racial divisions
    When community leaders in this St. Louis suburb called a meeting last week to grapple with the aftermath of the Michael Brown police shooting, almost every face in the crowd of nearly 200 was white. All but a handful of the city’s black residents,...
  • Shootings studied for links to fatal Valley rampage

    Authorities are investigating whether the killings of three people Sunday morning in a San Fernando Valley crime rampage are linked to a rash of recent shootings on Los Angeles-area roadways, including some that were originally considered unrelated...
  • Man died from self-inflicted gunshot wound at Baltimore Police station

    Man died from self-inflicted gunshot wound at Baltimore Police station
    An autopsy has confirmed that a man who was fatally shot inside of a Baltimore Police district station died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, prosecutors said. Tyree Woodson, 38, had been taken into custody on Aug. 5 in connection with a shooting...