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  • Alleged 'serial killer' acted alone in series of shootings, LAPD says

    Alleged 'serial killer' acted alone in series of shootings, LAPD says
    The Los Angeles Police Department continued Wednesday to investigate links between a Sylmar man and a series of shootings that left four people dead and several others wounded. Calling him a  "serial killer," authorities on Tuesday charged  Alexander...
  • Clarence Page: Police misjudge anger in Ferguson's black community

    Televised scenes of fires and looters ravaging storefront buildings in Ferguson, Mo., brought flashbacks in my memory to other urban riots a half-century ago — and to lessons that Ferguson officials failed to learn. Among them: Never underestimate...
  • Hampton police investigating shooting

    Hampton police investigating shooting
    Hampton police are investigating an incident they said sent a 20-year-old man to the hospital with a gunshot wound over the weekend.  The incident happened just before 2 a.m. Aug. 23, police spokeswoman Cpl. Mary Shackelford said in an email. Officers...
  • Michael Brown no angel? Why should it matter?

    You've probably never heard of Claudette Colvin. And yet, had history twisted in a slightly different direction, she might loom as large in American memory as Rosa Parks does now while Parks herself would be a little-remembered seamstress. Colvin, you...
  • Gunman who wounded sheriff's detective is killed by deputies

    Gunman who wounded sheriff's detective is killed by deputies
    A Los Angeles County sheriff's detective was shot in the shoulder Tuesday by a man who barricaded himself in a Lynwood apartment, then was killed by deputies after he emerged with a gun. The detective, a 17-year-veteran, was in stable condition at a...
  • 1 teen shot, 1 stabbed in basketball game at Allentown's Roosevelt Park

      A 13-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder and an 18-year-old man was stabbed Tuesday evening during what was supposed to be a friendly basketball game in Roosevelt Park on Allentown's south side. Shots were fired about 6:30 p.m. after a fight broke...
  • Suspect in five-day shooting rampage is a 'serial killer,' police say

    Suspect in five-day shooting rampage is a 'serial killer,' police say
    A Sylmar man described by police as a "serial killer" was charged Tuesday with murder and attempted murder and is believed to be responsible for a five-day shooting rampage on Los Angeles area roadways that killed four people and wounded several others,...
  • MLK's daughter advocates nonviolence in talk with St. Louis students

    ST. LOUIS The youngest child of Martin Luther King Jr. leaned toward the 30 students facing her inside the library at Riverview Gardens High School Tuesday. Many of them live near the epicenter of the chaos that erupted in Ferguson. It's why Bernice...
  • Recording captured shots fired at Michael Brown, lawyer says

    ST. LOUIS A man stares into the camera and says, "You are pretty," but before he can finish the sentence, the pop, pop, pop of gunfire erupts in the background. Six or seven shots can be heard during that first volley. Then a three-second pause....
  • Three men charged in shooting of San Bernardino police officer

    Three men charged in shooting of San Bernardino police officer
    Three men were charged Tuesday with attempted murder of a peace officer and possession of an assault rifle in connection with a shooting that left a San Bernardino police officer critically wounded and a suspect dead. Jonathan Contreras, 20; Orlando...
  • Police initially thought hero was a gunman in Seattle campus shooting

    SEATTLE In the confusion of the deadly June 5 shooting at Seattle Pacific University, police initially thought the student who disarmed the shooter might be a second gunman. Based on camera observations at the campus security office, two descriptions...