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  • Chicago: A town that won't let you down?

    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents.

  • Fluvanna police ID body found in burning car

    PALMYRA, Va. (AP) — Police have identified a body found in a burning car in Fluvanna County. The Fluvanna County Sheriff's Office tells media outlets that firefighters found the body of 34-year-old Brandon Chad Bruce of Palmyra while extinguishing the fire last Thursday. The sheriff's office...

  • Texas mom also charged after her toddler's death

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A North Texas woman whose boyfriend has been accused of killing her toddler daughter faces charges that she helped bury the body under a bridge. Arlington city jail records show 17-year-old Alexis Botello was being held Wednesday on charges of tampering with evidence and...

  • 2 women raped, 3rd attacked in city neighborhood

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police in Buffalo say they've increased patrols in a section of the city where two women have been raped and a third assaulted since late last month. Officials tell local media that the first attack occurred June 29, when a 33-year-old woman was raped and robbed on the...

  • Court date could be set in theater shooting case

    DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Pasco County judge is expected to set a trial date in the case of a retired Tampa police captain who is accused of shooting a man in a movie theater. A court hearing is scheduled for Wednesday for 71-year-old Curtis Reeves Jr., who is charged with second-degree murder...

  • 13-year-old in critical condition after being shot

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head on a Syracuse street. Syracuse police say Wednesday morning that the shooting occurred around midnight Tuesday on North Alvard Street. Officials say the boy was taken to Upstate...

  • Suspect sought in Dallas motel shootings, 1 slain

    DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police are looking for a gunman after a woman was fatally shot and a man was critically wounded at a motel. Police are trying to determine what sparked the gunfire early Wednesday. Sr. Cpl. Sherri Jeffrey says police are not sure if the suspect fled on foot or escaped in a...

  • Man fatally shot in standoff in Washington County

    BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — A Washington County man is dead following a standoff with police. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says 55-year-old Dennis D. Morrell was fatally shot Tuesday evening after he threatened officers with a gun. Geller says the standoff began Tuesday afternoon...

  • Florida Gov. to highlight crime proposals

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is touting his opposition to any changes to the state's sentencing laws. Scott is planning to do a campaign swing through the state this week where he will highlight law-enforcement and public safety proposals. The tour will start in Monday in...

  • Nigerian military arrests suspects in schoolgirl kidnapping

    Nigerian military officials announced Tuesday they had arrested suspects in the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in mid-April, according to Reuters.



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