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  1. Robert Durst: the race against death for a killer TV finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Anorak

    Robert Durst has been charged with the murder of Susan Berman in 2000 Durst is suspected of murdering two more people: his first wife Kathie in 1982 and Morris Black. Durst, a scion of one an America's big property dynasty worth over $4bn, says he's innocent.


  2. Amanda Knox acquitted because she is 'American and rich'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | New York Daily News

    Amanda Knox (right) has been acquitted of murder only because she's "American and rich," says Congolese Patrick Lumumba (left), who was accused of killing Meredith Kercher claimed.


  3. Santa Clara County: Three wounded in drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The Campbell Reporter

    A Gilroy man was critically injured, and two other people wounded in a drive-by shooting on a South Bay highway early Sunday, California Highway Patrol officials said. All three people were inside a silver Chevrolet Impala when the car took six rounds to its left side as it drove south on U.S. Highway 101 at the Lawrence Expressway offramp around 2:15 a.m., CHP spokesman Officer Ryan Fifield said.


  4. The people's investigation into the San Francisco police killing of Asa B. SullivanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | San Francisco Bay View

    A collective of community folks organized with the family of Asa Benjamin Sullivan at the center have recently launched a people's investigation into the killing of Asa by San Francisco police in 2006. Asa Sullivan was killed when SFPD responded to a "well-being check" at his residence then tracked him into an attic and shot him 17 times.* Police cannot be allowed to kill people and then claim that person was responsible for his own death and call it "suicide by cop."


  5. BGA Public Eye: Murder conviction of man who said Chicago cop railroaded him under reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    Nearly 20 years ago, Roberto Almodovar was sentenced to life in prison for a gang-related double murder in Humboldt Park. Now imprisoned at Menard Correctional Center, Almodovar has long insisted he is innocent and was framed by a since-retired Chicago police detective, Reynaldo Guevara, who has been accused of railroading other murder suspects.


  6. No Whites Allowed at Boston Black Lives Matter Meeting about Deadly Police Shooting of Black CriminalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Gateway Pundit

    A meeting being held Sunday in Boston about the police shooting death of career Black criminal Angelo West will bar white people from attending according to the organizer. The meeting announced by the Boston chapter of Black Lives Matter states it will be a "People of Color ONLY space."


  7. 1 dead in drive-by shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chron

    The incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of Lake Harbor Way Circle, where police found neighbors performing first aid on a man in the front seat of a gold Cadillac, HPD Sgt. Richard Rodriguez said.


  8. Stopping momentum of gun bills could prove difficultRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Murfreesboro Post

    Murfreesboro resident Bonnie Tinsley is joining the fight against legislation allowing gun permit holders to carry their handguns in municipal and county parks where children play and young people engage in athletics. "These are definitely not the activities that lend themselves to the presence of guns.


  9. Murderer considered for early paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    One of the men jailed for life for the 1999 rape and murder of Eerste River teenager Valencia Farmer - one of the country's most gruesome slayings - is being considered for release on parole. Franklyn Roberts has served 14 years of the double life sentence imposed on him in March 2001 after Judge Siraj Desai convicted him of raping and murdering Valencia.


  10. KSCO investigates shooting death on Quincy St.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    According to Sergeant Gary Williams, Deputies responded to a shooting in the 1200 block of Quincy St. at around 4 a.m. on Sunday, March 29. When they arrived they found a Hispanic male in his 20s with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


  11. Community Rocked By Boston Cop Shooting Leaving Officer In ComaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBUR-AM Boston

    A shootout in Boston that left one man dead and a police officer in critical condition has some residents on edge. There's concern for Officer John Moynihan, 34, who's in a medically induced coma.


  12. Judge says school can fire guard over 'black thugs' Facebook postRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    A federal judge ruled a New Jersey school district was within its rights to fire a security guard who posted on Facebook describing two men accused of killing a police officer as "black thugs" and suggesting "all white people should start riots and scare the hell out of them." U.S. District Judge Joseph Irenas ruled Thursday that Mary Czaplinski is not likely to win a lawsuit against the Vineland Public Schools asserting that the district violated her freedom of speech.


  13. Cops: Off-duty Delaware County police officer shot and killed in his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    Darby Borough Police Chief Robert Smythe, left, with Darby Township Chief Len McDevitt before the cameras during Saturday night's press conference about a Darby Borough office who was shot and killed inside his home. Darby Township police say a part-time Darby Borough police officer was shot in the chest and killed Saturday inside his home in the 600 block of Magnolia Avenue.


  14. Police: One killed in drive-by shooting in NW HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    A man in his 20s was fatally shot in a drive-by shooting in a northwest Houston neighborhood Saturday night, according to Houston police. Police said they responded to reports of a shooting at Lake Harbor Way Circle near Pelican Way Road around 9:30 p.m. Officers said they found a man with an unknown number of gunshot wounds inside a gold Cadillac.


  15. A mother's plea to end violence: 'He told me he was coming back'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Some nights Mary Billingsley finds herself unable to sleep, waiting for her son to come home. But she knows he won't.


  16. Fatal shooting in Newark under investigation, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    NEWARK - A fatal shooting in the city early Sunday morning is under investigation, according to Essex County chief assistant prosecutor Thomas Fennelly. Fennelly said the shooting occurred in the 100 block of Halstead Street in Newark just before 3 a.m. Sunday morning.


  17. With murders rising and ranks depleted, how will NOPD respond?: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Michael Price, the Domino's driver shot to death in the Lower 9th Ward on his way to deliver a pizza early Tuesday morning , was the 42nd murder victim in New Orleans in 2015. The year is not even 3 months old, so there's been on average a murder every two or three days.


  18. 2 men show up at hospital with gunshot woundsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Officers responded to the 800 block of Ballard St. SE after getting a report of gunshots in the area. When they arrived on scene around 12:30 a.m., no victims were located.


  19. Lawyers release advertisement seeking information on Hummelstown police officer involved in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Lawyers representing the family of the man killed by a Hummelstown police officer have taken out an advertisement asking the public for more information. The Slusser Law Firm took out the advertisement that ran in the March 29 Patriot-News and reads, "Wanted: Information about Hummelstown Police Officer Lisa Mearkle."


  20. Female police officer faces murder charges for shooting and killing unarmed suspect [WATCH]Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    "Officer Mearkle, by all accounts, has been a distinguished member of the Hummelstown police department so this is certainly a tragedy all around. said Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico.