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44 min ago | WBTV

School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards

Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel

Mon Sep 01, 2014

WKRN

Teen accused of killing, dismembering mother's body

A Lee County teenager is behind bars, accused of killing his own mother and hiding her body parts around the home.

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Related Topix: Lee County, FL, North Fort Myers, FL

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Victim's mother wants inmate cleared for execution

The mother of an Indiana college student killed nearly 17 years ago says it is time for the man convicted of her murder and rape to be executed.

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Related Topix: Franklin College

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Suspect arrested after fatal shooting in Tylertown

Kendall Magee, 29, has been arrested without bond in connection to the Sunday morning shooting death of Tyriunce "ToTo" Lewis of Tylertown.

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Related Topix: Tylertown, MS, Walthall County, MS

KNUS-AM Aurora

No gray area: Beliefs shape views of Brown killing

Lamont Jones and Keith Stephens stood 60 feet from each other, separated by four lanes of pavement and a thousand miles of perception.

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WITN

Second Suspect Arrested In Halifax County Teen Shooting

Authorities say they have arrested a second suspect in the killing of a Weldon teen that led to the retaliation slaying of a 2-year-old girl.

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Related Topix: Halifax County, NC, Weldon, NC, Roanoke Rapids, NC

Star Tribune

Ferguson police start wearing body cameras after fatal shooting

Police in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old have started wearing body cameras.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

New York Daily News

Father of Las Vegas cop killer visits site of June rampage

The father of a woman whose June rampage with her husband left two Las Vegas police officers and a good Samaritan dead visited the restaurant and store where the three were gunned down, saying he was still in disbelief and thinks about the victims' families every day.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, IN

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Missing snow globe leads to dropped murder chargeMissing snow globe...

A judge dropped a murder charge against a Burke County man accused of killing his stepfather because deputies couldn't find the snow globe the suspect said was thrown at him before the shooting.

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Related Topix: Burke County, NC, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Morganton, NC

KRON 4

Livermore Police Investigating Shooting That Sent Five to the Hospital

The shooting occurred at approximately 12:28 a.m. at a residence in the 200 block of South Q Street, according to the Livermore Police Department.

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SFGate

Mom charged in girl's death could get trust fund

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Related Topix: White Plains, NY, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Westchester County, NY

WITN

Two Arrested In Rocky Mount Strip Club Shooting Death

Police told the Rocky Mount Telegram that 27-year-old Michael Perry and 31-year-old Billy Ray Coppage Jr. were arrested Thursday.

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YourErie

Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting

An arrest has been made in the shooting death of an Erie man last weekend . 24 year old Dominic Diaz faces charges for the Aug. 23 shooting death of 39 year old Hercules Rieger at the intersection of East 11th and Wayne Streets on Saturday August 23. According to Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook Rieger died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBS Local

Mistrial In Bully-Related Slaying Of 400-Pound Man

Prosecutors intend to retry a man on murder charges after a Miami jury could not reach a verdict in a case involving a 400-pound victim the suspect claims was bullying him at work.

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Yahoo!

Hundreds march in Ferguson to protest police shooting: local media

Hundreds of marchers took to the streets in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday, local media reported, with protesters calling for justice three weeks after a white police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO

KAAL-TV Austin

Trial Set for Mason City Man Accused of Torturing and Killing Dog and Child Endangerment

A trial date has been set for a Mason City man accused of killing torturing and killing a dog, then leaving his infant daughter alone in the house.

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104.7 WIOT

Man Accused Of Killing Texas Police Officer Arrested In Toledo

A man accused in the murder of a Texas police officer has been arrested in Toledo.

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Cybercast News Service

Probation for ex-cop who killed elk named Big Boy

This Jan. 1, 2013 photo provided by Lara Koenig, shows Boulder Police Officer Sam Carter, 37, posing with an elk he allegedly shot in Boulder, Colo.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO

Canada.com

Family of U.S. gun instructor feels sorry for 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed him with Uzi

The accidental killing of a firing range instructor by a 9-year-old girl learning to shoot an Uzi unleashed a storm of criticism and anger, with much of it aimed at her parents.

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The Bennington Banner

NH high court: New sentence hearings in killings

Four men convicted of murder as teenagers should receive new sentencing hearings in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that mandatory life sentences for juvenile are unconstitutional, New Hampshire's Supreme Court ruled Friday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Family, Teenagers, Dartmouth College

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