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  • Missouri man, 27, charged in area highway shootings

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Like pieces of a puzzle, Kansas City police used tips about an erratic driver, a fingerprint from a plastic bag of shell casings and a bullet from a house that was shot last year to link Mohammed Whitaker, 27, to a series of recent...
  • Newport News: Judge dismisses second-degree murder charges, citing lack of evidence

    Newport News: Judge dismisses second-degree murder charges, citing lack of evidence
    NEWPORT NEWS — A judge dismissed all charges Friday against a Newport News man accused of killing one man and shooting another after a party last year. Matthew Allen was charged in the Oct. 12, 2013 shooting of 23-year-old Victor Rasheem Russell,...
  • Suspect in Kansas City highway shootings faces 18 felony counts

    Suspect in Kansas City highway shootings faces 18 felony counts
    KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Reuters) - A man who went on a weeks-long shooting spree on Kansas City, Missouri, highways has been charged with 18 felony counts, including firing into vehicles and striking occupants, prosecutors said on Friday. Mohammed P....
  • Portsmouth police investigate shooting death, victim identified

    Portsmouth police investigate shooting death, victim identified
    Portsmouth Police Departments are investigating an early morning homicide on the 70 block of Grove Street. Police received a 911 call at 2:54 a.m. Friday about an injured, unresponsive man inside a car, according to a statement from the city. The...
  • Calls against hate as victims of anti-Semitic gunman in Kansas mourned

    LEAWOOD, Kansas (Reuters) - Thousands of mourners filled a church in Kansas on Friday to remember a teenager and his grandfather who were shot dead outside a Jewish community center last week in a suspected anti-Semitic hate crime. Adam Hamilton, the...
  • Mom: 15-year-old son killed in North Chicago

    Mom: 15-year-old son killed in North Chicago
    A North Chicago family is mourning the death of a 15-year-old boy who died early Thursday after being shot in the head and left in an alley, said the victim’s mother, Roxanne Beech. Travon Beech was an eighth-grader at Neal Math & Science...
  • DP Buzz: Violent crime

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper stays in L.A. jail pending May hearing

    Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper stays in L.A. jail pending May hearing
    Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper will remain in a Los Angeles jail pending another court hearing next month, the latest development in the ongoing sexual assault investigations against the former safety that stretch across five states. Friday marked the 38-...
  • MIT cop slain in manhunt for Boston Marathon bombers is memorialized

    In just a dozen seconds, two pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line area of the Boston Marathon last year, creating a tailspin that lasted for days. On Friday, the police officer killed during the manhunt for the bombers was memorialized as the...
  • 12-year-old boy, 7 others wounded in city shootings

    12-year-old boy, 7 others wounded in city shootings
    A 12-year-old boy and seven others were wounded in shootings between about noon Thursday and 4 a.m. Friday. The 12-year-old was hit in the leg about 8:45 p.m. in the 13100 block of South Corliss Avenue in the Altgeld Gardens housing complex. He was...
  • Kansas City highway shootings: Suspect is charged with 18 felonies

    Police on Friday identified a suspect in a string of at least a dozen random vehicle shootings on Kansas City, Mo., highways that since early March have wounded three motorists and caused driver angst on the freeways of the Midwestern city. In a...