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Crime scene personnel work at a crime scene in the Brooklyn section of New York, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Police: NYC shooter was dumped from band

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a musician who shot and killed three other Iranian men inside a New York City apartment before committing suicide was upset because he had been kicked out of an […]

11/11/2013

3-year-old Riley Jeffrey Rieser Miller who was killed in a house fire on Oct. 31, 2013, in Louisiana, Mo. (AP Photo/Courtesy Miller Law Offices)

Police stun stepdad trying to save son from fire

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The family of a 3-year-old killed in a northern Missouri house fire is outraged after police used a stun gun on the boy’s stepfather as he tried to run back in […]

11/07/2013

Homeless man found in Pa. hotel presidential suite

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A homeless man has gone from the proverbial penthouse to the big house after he was found sleeping in the presidential suite at one of Pittsburgh’s swankiest hotels. Jeffrey Lennon Watson, 48, […]

11/06/2013

Man fell or jumped from helicopter in Newport Beach

NEWPORT BEACH (CNS) – A 60-year-old man fell or jumped from a helicopter today near the Balboa Pier in Newport Beach and died at a hospital. The fall was initially reported by a Huntington Beach […]

11/05/2013

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson (AP Photo)

Insurance broker gets 2 years for scamming Tom Hanks and wife

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Southland insurance broker was sentenced today to 27 months in federal prison and ordered to pay about $841,000 in restitution for overbilling Tom Hanks and his wife. Jerry B. Goldman, […]

11/04/2013

Man killed after responding to Craigslist ad

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say a man was shot and killed during an apparent robbery after he responded to a Craigslist ad. City News Service reported Sunday that 41-year-old Rene Balduena was killed in […]

10/21/2013

Craig Wright, right, stands in court with his attorney Mitchell Elman in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.  Wright, 29, of Brooklyn, was arrested on charges of gang assault, assault and unlawful imprisonment, police said, for his involvement with an encounter between a group of bikers and the driver of a sport utility vehicle on Sept. 29.  (AP Photo/Jefferson Siegel, Pool)

NYC cop surrenders in motorcycle-SUV assault case

NEW YORK (AP) — An off-duty New York Police Department undercover detective apparently seen on video pounding on an SUV during a melee with motorcyclists has surrendered. Police spokesman John McCarthy confirmed Tuesday the undercover […]

10/08/2013

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Police seek lone gunman, 3 critically wounded

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Police are searching for a lone gunman who critically wounded three people with gunfire in the courtyard of an Inglewood apartment complex. Los Angeles County fire Inspector Keith Mora says paramedics […]

10/08/2013

In this still frame made from Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, video provided by Ken Herzlich, officials and emergency responders tend to a victim at the scene where a number of people, including a 3-year-old child, were shot Thursday night in a city park in Chicago.  (AP Photo/Courtesy Ken Herzlich)

Chicago shooting shows gap in stepped-up policing

CHICAGO (AP) — Armed with an assault rifle, assailants indiscriminately sprayed a crowded Chicago park with bullets during a neighborhood basketball game. A 3-year-old boy was struck in the face, among 13 people wounded during […]

09/20/2013

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LA councilman wants police to wear cameras

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch Englander wants the police department to begin testing out cameras they can wear on their bodies. Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff last week touched off discussion about […]

09/17/2013

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