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  • Slain journalist to be recognized for work in arts community

    One of the five employees of a Maryland newspaper killed during a mass shooting is set to be honored for her contributions to the local arts community. The Capital Gazette reports its former employee Wendi Winters will be among five others receiving an Annie Award this week from the...

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  • 4 men killed in shooting at child's birthday party in Texas

    An argument at a toddler's birthday party in South Texas escalated into a shooting that left four men dead and a fifth man wounded, authorities said Sunday. The shooting happened at a child's first birthday party Saturday afternoon in Taft, 12 miles (19 kilometers) north of Corpus Christi,...

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  • Teacher says Cruz posed as student months before shooting

    Records released by prosecutors reveal that Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz trespassed on school grounds about six months before the massacre that left 17 dead. A Parkland computer science teacher says she saw Cruz on the first day of school in August 2017, carrying a backpack...

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  • Black man shot by officer hit 3 times from behind: Autopsy

    An autopsy report says a black man killed by a white Tennessee police officer died from three gunshot wounds that hit him from behind. The Tennessean cited the report that calls 25-year-old Daniel Hambrick's death a homicide and says he was hit twice in the back and once in the...

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  • Chicago Police Board clears officer in fatal 2012 shooting

    The Chicago Police Board has ignored oversight officials' recommendation and cleared an officer of wrongdoing in the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy during a 2012 foot chase. Last year, the Independent Police Review Authority found Officer Brandon Ternand at fault for shooting Dakota...

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  • Video 'casts doubt' on police account of killing: Judge

    A video of a racially charged, fatal San Francisco police shooting "casts doubt" on officers' accounts that a black man was moving quickly toward them when they shot, a federal judge wrote in a court ruling. U.S. District Judge William Orrick's ruling Tuesday denied San Francisco's attempt...

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  • Child killed inside Michigan home in burst of gunfire

    Police say a 7-year-old girl was fatally shot inside a Michigan home in a burst of gunfire that may have been intended for a family member. Flint police Chief Timothy Johnson says he believes the shots Tuesday night were fired at the home from nearby before the suspected shooter escaped. ...

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  • The Latest: Suspect charged in Kansas City-area shootings

    The Latest on a man arrested after a series of shootings in the Kansas City area that left three dead (all times local): 6:05 p.m. A man is facing a total of 18 charges including murder after a series of shootings in the Kansas City area left three people dead and two wounded. The...

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  • Thai police seek shooters who killed tourist in crossfire

    Police in Thailand searched Monday for suspected members of teenage gangs involved in a shooting that killed a nearby Indian tourist and injured four others, two critically, outside a Bangkok shopping arcade. Police spokesman Col. Krissana Patanacharoen said the shooting occurred Sunday...

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  • Thai police seek shooters who killed tourist in crossfire

    Police in Thailand are searching for suspected teenage gang members involved in a shooting that killed a nearby Indian tourist and injured four others outside a Bangkok shopping arcade

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  • Palestinian kills 2 Israelis in West Bank industrial zone

    A Palestinian attacker opened fire inside a West Bank industrial zone Sunday morning where Israelis and Palestinians work together, killing two Israelis and seriously wounding a third, the military said. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said the preliminary finding is that a...

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  • Cincinnati shooting survivor reflects on terror, thanks God

    A man who was injured in a Cincinnati office building shooting that killed three others says he doesn't know why he lived but that he's "just happy to be here." … Click to Continue

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  • Israeli military: West Bank shooting attack wounds 3

    The Israeli military says three people have been wounded in a shooting attack in the West Bank

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  • The Latest: Bond denied for suspect in officer's slaying

    The Latest on the shooting of seven law enforcement officers in South Carolina (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Bond has been denied for the man charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a South Carolina police officer. WBTW-TV reports Judge Tommy Mourounas denied bond Friday...

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  • Disbarred lawyer, 74, accused of shooting 7 officers

    FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A 74-year-old man accused of shooting seven South Carolina law enforcement officers, killing one, is a Vietnam veteran and disbarred attorney who used his ma

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  • Disbarred lawyer, 74, accused of shooting 7 officers

    A 74-year-old man accused of shooting seven South Carolina law enforcement officers, killing one, is a Vietnam veteran and disbarred attorney who used his marksmanship to hold officers back as their comrades lay bleeding on the ground, authorities said. Records and social media posts...

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  • Gunmen kill leader of extremist group in NW Pakistan

    Pakistani police say unidentified gunmen have shot and killed the senior leader of a Sunni extremist group along with his guard in the northwestern city of Peshawar

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  • The Latest: Jury deliberating in Chicago cop's murder trial

    The Latest on the murder trial of white Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Jurors are now deliberating in the case of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 shooting of black...

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  • The Latest: 2 officers released from hospital after shooting

    The Latest on the shooting of seven South Carolina law enforcement officers (all times local): 2 p.m. A South Carolina police chief says two of his officers have been released from the hospital and another remains in serious condition one day after a man opened fire on officers trying...

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  • Texas man's shooting by police overshadowed despite momentum

    It was the kind of shooting that had spurred national interest before: A police officer had opened fire into a vehicle, leaving a black man dead. For residents in the Dallas area, the Sept. 1 killing of 24-year-old O'Shae Terry in Arlington brought to mind the shooting of Jordan Edwards in...

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  • 7 officers shot, 1 fatally, serving warrant in S. Carolina

    A man shot seven police officers in South Carolina, killing one, in a standoff so dangerous that police had to use a bullet-proof vehicle to rescue the wounded, authorities said. The man also held children hostage for two hours in his Florence home Wednesday afternoon, but they were...

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  • APNewsBreak: DEA’s Colombia post jarred by misconduct probes

    New turmoil has rattled the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s high-profile office in Colombia

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  • AP: Lawmakers buy industry fix to secure schools from gunmen

    Security companies spent years pushing schools to buy more products — from "ballistic attack-resistant" doors to smoke cannons that spew haze from ceilings to confuse a shooter. But sales were slow, and industry's campaign to free up taxpayer money for upgrades had stalled. That changed...

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  • Police: Shooting inside moving car in Chicago leaves 2 dead

    Police say two men were fatally shot and two others were shot and wounded during a dispute inside a moving car that ended in a rollover crash in downtown Chicago. The shooting and crash happened around midnight Sunday. Police say five men were inside the car when the shots were fired. The...

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