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  • South Holland man charged in Englewood shooting

    South Holland man charged in Englewood shooting
    A south suburban man accused of shooting two people in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood over the Easter weekend was ordered held Saturday on $300,000 bail. Prosecutors said Keithrick Childs, 23, was one of two men who walked up to a vehicle and...
  • Top cop: Fight over boy led girl to kill another girl, 14

    Top cop: Fight over boy led girl to kill another girl, 14
    A 14-year-old girl shot and killed another 14-year-old girl because of an argument over a boy, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said today as murder charges were filed. The .38-caliber handgun used to kill Endia Martin Monday afternoon had been...
  • L.A. County sheriff's deputy to plead guilty to building assault rifle

    L.A. County sheriff's deputy to plead guilty to building assault rifle
    A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has agreed to plead guilty to illegally building an assault rifle, marking the first plea agreement by one of 20 sheriff's officials charged or indicted since December in an ongoing federal investigation of the...
  • Gun used in slaying of girl, 14, touched many hands

    Gun used in slaying of girl, 14, touched many hands
    Before the 14-year-old girl allegedly fired the shot that killed Endia Martin, the .38-caliber revolver had touched many hands. A south suburban gun shop known for selling weapons later used in crimes in Chicago. A Hyde Park man whose mother did not...
  • Ukraine billionaire in presidential vote intends to unite nation

    Ukraine billionaire in presidential vote intends to unite nation
    Billionaire Petro Poroshenko, who supported the people's revolution that ousted President Viktor Yanukovich in February, leads the field of 21 candidates in Ukraine's May 25 presidential election. Poroshenko, 48, amassed more than 48% of public...
  • Minnesota teen's alleged plot to bomb and open fire at school foiled

    Minnesota teen's alleged plot to bomb and open fire at school foiled
    When Chelsie Shellhas saw the young man fumbling with the lock at a Waseca, Minn., storage facility then enter and quickly shut the door, she became suspicious and called police. “He shut the door, and I thought it looked funny,” Shellhas...
  • Father and son arrested in shooting deaths of two Alaska troopers

    Father and son arrested in shooting deaths of two Alaska troopers
    A father and son from a remote village west of Fairbanks have been arrested in a shooting incident that left two Alaska state troopers dead and the tight-knit law enforcement community in the Last Frontier reeling. The bodies of Sgt. Patrick "Scott"...
  • Republicans criticize O'Malley, but rarely each other, in GOP primary debate

    Republicans criticize O'Malley, but rarely each other, in GOP primary debate
    Republican candidates for Maryland governor criticized the O’Malley administration - but rarely each other – in a tame radio debate today that touched on the state’s handgun permit law and 2013 death penalty repeal. The 60-minute,...
  • Argument leads to shooting, stabbing on Northwest Side

    Argument leads to shooting, stabbing on Northwest Side
    A Friday evening argument on the Northwest Side ended with a shot fired and the alleged gunman stabbed, police said. Joshua Guerrero, 28, faces three felony charges after a verbal spat led to a violent exchange at about 5 p.m. Friday, police records...
  • Looking back, and forward, to the Boston Marathon

    WASHINGTON — On Monday, if all goes according to plan, I'll be lining up at the start of the Boston Marathon. Let's just say this up front: I probably shouldn't be. I signed up last September, but over the last few months, training season, I've...
  • Battle lines hardening in Nevada cattle rancher standoff with feds

    Battle lines hardening in Nevada cattle rancher standoff with feds
    The battle lines are hardening in Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's so-called range war against the federal government over his right to graze cattle on public lands. Arguments have moved from the Nevada desert to the nation’s capital, where Nevada'...