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  • LAPD officer wounded in station shooting is released from hospital

    LAPD officer wounded in station shooting is released from hospital
    The officer who was shot multiple times when a gunman opened fire inside a Mid-City Los Angeles police station Monday night has been released from the hospital, officials said Wednesday. The officer, identified only as a seven-year department veteran, ...
  • Investigators find second marijuana grow, hash-oil operation in Glendale

    Investigators find second marijuana grow, hash-oil operation in Glendale
    Three Glendale residents face drug charges after investigators uncovered a marijuana grow and hash-oil operation inside a home, making it the second such potentially explosive discovery in less than two weeks in the city. Donovan Butez, 25, Brianna...
  • Felons, fugitives bought guns amid backlog

    Felons, fugitives bought guns amid backlog
    More than 300 people banned from owning guns were able to buy them last year because the state police were overwhelmed with background check requests, police said Wednesday. People with histories of mental illness or convictions for violent misdemeanors,...
  • Woman Claims Self-Defense In Fatal West Hartford Shooting

     Woman Claims Self-Defense In Fatal West Hartford Shooting
    WEST HARTFORD — A 27-year-old Plainville woman charged with manslaughter in a fatal shooting Wednesday night on Prospect Avenue told police she shot her boyfriend in self-defense after he threatened to kill her and her family, according to court...
  • Glendale resident shot himself in the leg, police say

    A 24-year-old Glendale man accidentally shot his own leg early Thursday while he was securing a firearm before going to bed, police said. The man, whose identity wasn’t released, was taken to Huntington Memorial Hospital, where he underwent...
  • Hartford Man Killed Wednesday Had History Of Violence Against Women

    Hartford Man Killed Wednesday Had History Of Violence Against Women
    WEST HARTFORD — The 23-year-old Hartford man shot and killed by a woman who said he had repeatedly threatened to kill her and her children had a history of violence toward women, records show. Jose A. Mendez, also known as "Bebo," had served...
  • Gunmen seize more sites in eastern Ukraine as official blames Russia

    Gunmen seize more sites in eastern Ukraine as official blames Russia
    MOSCOW – Gunmen wearing camouflage uniforms seized two administrative buildings Saturday in a town in eastern Ukraine and separatists attacked sites in two other towns, drawing the vow of a tough response from a top Ukrainian official who blamed the...
  • 20-year-old charged in armed sexual assault

    20-year-old charged in armed sexual assault
    A 20-year-old South Side man forced his way inside a home last May and sexually assaulted a woman at gunpoint, prosecutors said Saturday. Jordan D. Whitaker, of the 7900 block of South Avalon Avenue, is accused in the May 24, 2013, attack in the Far...
  • Teen held without bail in slaying outside his Southwest Side home

    Teen held without bail in slaying outside his Southwest Side home
    A 17-year-old boy killed a fellow gang member in the Gage Park neighborhood early Sunday after the two fought about money the teen owed the man, prosecutors said Monday. Angel Jara was ordered held without bail in a midday hearing Monday before Cook...
  • Even old hands are stunned by Yee allegations

    Even old hands are stunned by Yee allegations
    SACRAMENTO — If there has ever been a more nauseating corruption scandal in Sacramento, I'm not aware of it. Certainly not in the past 50 years. The notion of a legislator masquerading as a gun control crusader while offering to help a mobster...
  • Northwest Side man first to lose concealed carry license

    Northwest Side man first to lose concealed carry license
    The first -- and so far only -- person to have his concealed carry license revoked in Illinois is a Northwest Side man accused of pulling a gun during an argument over rent money. William P. O'Connell, 54, got into the argument with another man around...