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Police officers stand at the scene at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy, Aug. 20, 2013, in Decatur, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Mother figure: Ga. school suspect was mentally ill

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A woman who took in the suspect in an Atlanta-area school shooting said Wednesday that he was mentally ill but never violent in the past. Natasha Knotts told The Associated Press […]


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Official: Calif. gunman was loner, ‘gamer’

TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — A woman who was the first of three people killed in a gunman’s rampage has been identified, but her relationship to the shooter — a videogame-playing loner — remained unknown Wednesday, authorities said.


Ex-Bell police chief won't double pension to $510K

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A former police chief who was fired after revelations of corruption and scandal that unseated most of the city of Bell’s government has lost his appeal to double his annual pension. […]