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  • Deadly week on the South Side

    Chicago logged 18 gunshot homicides in the last week through Wednesday afternoon, with many of the killings occurring on the South Side, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Much of the violence happened during the Fourth of July weekend,...
  • Ex-Coast Guard employee gets life for killing two others on Alaska base

    JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - A former U.S. Coast Guard employee convicted of shooting two co-workers to death at a remote Kodiak Island communications station two years ago was sentenced to four consecutive life terms in prison on Tuesday, federal...
  • California cop spared charges in mistaken killing of boy with toy gun

    California cop spared charges in mistaken killing of boy with toy gun
    Northern California prosecutors have decided against bringing criminal charges against a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy who was carrying a plastic replica of an assault rifle that the officer mistook for a real gun. The Sonoma...
  • Florida Supreme Court won't hear Stand Your Ground case

    MIAMI The Florida Supreme Court won't take up the case of an Opa-locka man who claimed self-defense in shooting and killing two unarmed men during a fight outside a Northwest Miami-Dade restaurant. Prosecutors had asked the high court to review a local...
  • Boca man accused of shooting pit bull lied about being attacked, cops say

    A man who shot a pit bull lied about being attacked, according to a Boca Raton police news release. Patrick Barry, 45, of Boca Raton, said he was walking his American Bulldog on the 900 block of Northeast Second Terrace on May 7. He got to his neighbor...
  • Holocaust suspect dies in Michigan after avoiding deportation

    John Kalymon had long insisted that he was not a war criminal. Time has proved to be his most effective defense. For Nazi hunters and European prosecutors, Kalymon's death outside Detroit last month at the age of 93 represents a lost opportunity to...
  • Court testimony: Accused Hampton gang leader's order preceded homicide

    Court testimony: Accused Hampton gang leader's order preceded homicide
    HAMPTON — Prosecutors said Wednesday that though Shavis Holloman didn't pull the trigger in 2010, he used his position as a gang leader to cause the homicide of a Hampton man. Holloman, 31, is charged with the Aug. 22, 2010 shooting death of Thomas...
  • Cop wounded in fatal shooting: 'Anyone else hurt?'

    Right after being removed from a hospital ventilator Monday, the Fort Lauderdale homicide detective wounded last week in a parking lot shootout turned to his wife and asked, "Was anybody else hurt?" Mark Shotwell, 56, remained in critical but stable...
  • South Side teen killed two days before freshman orientation

    South Side teen killed two days before freshman orientation
    Marcel Pearson graduated from high school last month, and in recent weeks the 17-year-old seemed to always have college on his mind. “That’s all he was talking about,” a close friend said Tuesday night. “He was ready to go off...
  • Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry

    Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry
    Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday and Thursday, and militants kept up rocket fire in Israel's heartland. An Israeli air strike killed seven Palestinian civilians, including five children, in the largest death toll from a single...
  • Shooter in Spokane murder-suicide was given gun a day before shooting

    Shooter in Spokane murder-suicide was given gun a day before shooting
    The 37-year-old man who shot his wife and turned the gun on himself inside a Spokane, Wash., cancer center Tuesday had threatened to kill himself before and was given his firearm back a day before the shooting, police said. Spokane Police Chief Frank...