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  • Amanda Hutton Sentenced For Starving Son To Death

    Amanda Hutton Sentenced For Starving Son To Death

    LONDON —  (AP) — An alcoholic British mother who let her 4-year-old son starve to death and left his body in a cot for almost two years was sentenced Friday to 15 years in jail.
    Judge Roger Thomas said Amanda Hutton […]

  • Driver Shot Dead In Dramatic Car Chase At U.S. Capitol

    Driver Shot Dead In Dramatic Car Chase At U.S. Capitol

    WASHINGTON – A dramatic car chase through the streets of Washington from near the White House to the U.S. Capitol ended in gunfire on Thursday when law enforcement officers shot and killed the driver as lawmakers and aides huddled in […]

  • A damaged Capitol Hill police care is surrounded by crime scene tape after a car chase and shooting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. A woman driving a black Infiniti with a young child inside tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday, then led police on a chase that ended in gunfire outside the Capitol, witnesses and officials said.  (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

    Police Shoot, Kill Driver After Capitol Hill Chase

    WASHINGTON  –A woman with a 1-year-old girl led Secret Service and police on a harrowing car chase from the White House past the Capitol Thursday, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before she was shot to […]

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  • This view from the Russell Senate Office Building shows police converging on the scene of a shooting on Constitution Avenue on Capitol Hill near the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. A police officer was reported injured after gunshots at the U.S. Capitol, police said Thursday. They locked down the entire complex, at least temporarily derailing debate over how to end a government shutdown.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Police Shoot Driver Outside Capitol After Chase

    WASHINGTON  — A woman driving a black Infiniti with a young child inside tried to ram through a White House barricade Thursday, then led police on a chase that ended in gunfire outside the Capitol, witnesses and officials said.
    Tourists watched […]

  • Shots Fired Outside Capitol, Police Say 1 Injury

    Shots Fired Outside Capitol, Police Say 1 Injury

    WASHINGTON — A police officer was reported injured after gunshots at the U.S. Capitol, police said Thursday. They locked down the entire complex, derailing debate over how to end a government shutdown.
    Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., told reporters he was walking […]

  • n this frame grab from video provided by the New York Police Department, motorcyclists ride alongside a sport utility vehicle, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in New York. Police say that a man driving with his family along a New York City highway was attacked and beaten by a large group of motorcyclists who first surrounded his sport utility vehicle and stopped it on the road, then chased him for miles after he plowed through the blockade of bikes in an attempt to escape. (AP Photo/New York Police Department)

    Wife: Biker Husband Is Victim In NYC Altercation

    NEW YORK  — Shaky camera footage depicts the gory scene: A driver who police say was frightened when a group of motorcyclists swarmed his Range Rover plowed through them, striking a rider in a purple T-shirt and black helmet.
    The biker, […]

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  • FILE - In this July 24, 2013, file photo, Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez, arrives at hearing for Hernandez at Attleboro District Courtroom in Attleboro, Mass. A Massachusetts prosecutor said Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, that a grand jury indicted Jenkins on a single count of perjury in relation to the investigation into the June 17 killing of Odin Lloyd.  Lloyd had been dating Jenkins' sister. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in Lloyd's death and is being held without bail.  (AP Photo/Bizuayehu Tesfaye, File)

    Girlfriend Of Ex-Patriot Aaron Hernandez Is Indicted

    FALL RIVER, Mass.  — The girlfriend of former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez has been indicted on a perjury charge in connection with the killing of his friend, a Massachusetts prosecutor said Friday, bringing to five the number of people […]

  • FBI Releases Video Of ‘Delusional’ Navy Yard Shooter

    FBI Releases Video Of ‘Delusional’ Navy Yard Shooter

    WASHINGTON  – The FBI released surveillance video and photos of Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis on Wednesday and said he believed electromagnetic waves had been controlling him for months before the rampage that killed 12 people.
    There are no signs that […]

  • FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2013 file photo, Chicago Police detectives investigate the scene where 13 people, including a 3-year-old child, were shot in a city park in Chicago. Authorities on Monday night, Sept. 23, 2013, charged two men in connection with the shooting. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)

    2 Charged In Chicago Park Shooting That Wounded 13

    CHICAGO — Two men have been charged in connection with a shooting last week at a Chicago park that injured 13 people, including a 3-year-old boy, Chicago officials announced Monday night.
    Authorities say Bryon Champ, 21, and Kewane Gatewood, 20, were […]

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  • Meshael Alayban, 42, sits in court during her arraignment in a Santa Ana court on Friday Sept. 20, 2013. Prosecutors on Friday dropped a human-trafficking case that was brought against Alayban, a Saudi princess this summer after a Kenyan maid alleged her passport had been taken away and she had been forced to work long hours for meager pay. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, Pool)

    Trafficking Case Against Saudi Princess Dismissed

    SANTA ANA, Calif.  — A human-trafficking charge against a Saudi princess was abruptly dismissed Friday after prosecutors were unable to support claims by a Kenyan maid who said she had to escape from her employer’s condominium after having her passport […]

  • Chicago Police: Assault-Style Gun Used In Attack

    Chicago Police: Assault-Style Gun Used In Attack

    CHICAGO  — Chicago’s top police official says an assault-style weapon with a high-capacity magazine was used in a late-night attack at a southwest Chicago park in which 13 people were wounded.
    Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Friday that given the type […]

  • Police: Georgia Teen Abducted From Home Found Alive

    Police: Georgia Teen Abducted From Home Found Alive

    ELLENWOOD, Ga. — A 14-year-old Georgia girl abducted in a home invasion robbery was found alive on Wednesday after a massive search by multiple law enforcement agencies, and two suspects were in custody, police said.
    Ayvani Hope Perez had been taken […]

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  • This undated photo provided by Kristi Kinard Suthamtewakul shows Aaron Alexis in Fort Worth, Texas. The FBI has identified Alexis, 34, as the gunman in the Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 shooting rampage at at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington that left thirteen dead, including himself. (AP Photo/Kristi Kinard Suthamtewakul)

    Navy Yard Gunman’s Mom: ‘I Don’t Know Why He Did It’

    WASHINGTON  — The mother of Aaron Alexis said Wednesday that she does not know why her son opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard, killing 12 people, but she is glad he can no longer hurt anyone else.
    Cathleen Alexis read […]

  • This photo provided by The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children shows an undate photo of Ayvani Hope Perez. Robbers broke into a home near Atlanta early Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013, demanding jewelry and money, and when they were told there was none of either in the house, abducted the 14-year-old girl and shot and killed the family dog, police said. She was last seen wearing blue and grey Star Wars pajama bottoms and a grey superhero shirt. (AP Photo/National Center for Missing & Exploited Children) no sales

    Police: 14-Year-Old Abducted In Ga. Home Invasion

    JONESBORO, Ga. — In an apparent random home invasion, robbers broke in, demanded money and jewelry and when they were told there was none, abducted a 14-year-old girl and killed the family dog, authorities in the Atlanta area said.
    Police continued […]

  • A man who would identify himself only as a Navy Yard employee walks to lay a bouquet of flowers by an anchor outside of the closed Washington Navy Yard in Washington, on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, the day after a gunman launched an attack inside the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, spraying gunfire on office workers in the cafeteria and in the hallways at the heavily secured military installation in the heart of the nation's capital. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Gunman In Navy Yard Rampage Was Hearing Voices

    WASHINGTON  — The former Navy reservist who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard had been hearing voices and was being treated for mental illness in the weeks before the shooting rampage, but was not stripped of his security […]

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  • This booking photo provided by the Fort Worth Police Department shows Aaron Alexis, arrested in September, 2010, on suspicion of discharging a firearm in the city limits. The FBI has identified Alexis, 34, as the gunman in the Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 shooting rampage at at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington that left thirteen dead, including himself. (AP Photo/ Fort Worth Police Department)

    13 Killed In Washington D.C. Navy Yard Shooting Rampage

    WASHINGTON  — A former Navy reservist went on a shooting rampage Monday inside a building at the heavily secured Washington Navy Yard, firing from a balcony onto office workers in an atrium below, authorities and witnesses said. Thirteen people were […]

  • Officials: 3 Navy Yard Shooting Victims To Recover

    Officials: 3 Navy Yard Shooting Victims To Recover

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A hospital official says a police officer and two civilians wounded in the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard are expected to survive.
    The shooting rampage left at least 12 people dead.
    But the three being treated at Washington […]

  • People hold their hands to their heads as they are escorted out of the building where a deadly shooting rampage occurred at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. One shooter was killed, but police said they were looking for two other possible gunmen wearing military-style uniforms. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    12 Killed In Washington Navy Yard Shootings

    WASHINGTON  — As many as two gunmen launched an attack Monday morning inside the Washington Navy Yard, spraying gunfire on office workers in the cafeteria and in the hallways at the heavily secured military installation in the heart of the […]

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  • Aaron Alexis

    Officials: Navy Yard Shooter Identified As Aaron Alexis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As many as two gunmen launched an attack Monday morning inside the Washington Navy Yard, spraying gunfire on office workers in the cafeteria and in the hallways at the heavily secured military installation in the heart of […]

  • At Least 12 Dead In Shooting At Navy Yard In Washington D.C.

    At Least 12 Dead In Shooting At Navy Yard In Washington D.C.

    WASHINGTON  – At least 12 people were killed in a shooting on Monday at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington, where one suspected gunman was among the dead and authorities were searching for two other possible assailants wearing military-style clothing, […]

  • Multiple Injuries Reported As Police Hunt For 2 Or More Possible Suspects At Navy Yard

    Multiple Injuries Reported As Police Hunt For 2 Or More Possible Suspects At Navy Yard

    WASHINGTON  — At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, and officials said six people were killed and at least four were wounded, including a law enforcement officer.
    Police were looking for […]

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  • ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 27:  In this handout image provided by the Fulton County Sheriff's Office, rapper Gucci Mane, real name Radric Davis, is seen in a police booking photo after his arrest for assault March 27, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Gucci Mane allegedly hit a fan over the head with a champagne bottle at an Atlanta nightclub March 16.  (Photo by Fulton County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

    Gucci Mane Arrested On Weapons And Drug Charges In Florida

    ATLANTA — Atlanta police have arrested rapper Gucci Mane on weapons and drug charges.
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution () and WSB-TV said an Atlanta police report shows officers responded to a call shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday in southwest Atlanta from a […]

  • Rap musician Kanye West is seen court side as the Miami Heat play the New York Knicks in their NBA basketball game in Miami, Florida in this December 6, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Andrew Innerarity

    Kanye West Charged With Battery, Attempted Theft In Airport Scuffle

    LOS ANGELES – Rapper Kanye West has been charged with battery and attempted grand theft for an alleged altercation with a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport, a city official said on Friday.
    The alleged altercation took place on July 19, […]

  • Lindsay Lohan’s Mom Arrested On DWI Charge In NY

    Lindsay Lohan’s Mom Arrested On DWI Charge In NY

    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Lindsay Lohan’s mother is facing an aggravated drunken driving charge in New York following a traffic stop on Long Island.
    State police say Dina Lohan, 50, was stopped in Nassau County at 11 p.m. Thursday after troopers […]

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  • George Zimmerman, right, is escorted to a home by a Lake Mary police officer, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in Lake Mary, Fla., after a domestic incident in the neighborhood where Zimmerman and his wife Shellie had lived during his murder trial. Zimmerman's wife says on a 911 call that her estranged husband punched her father in the nose, grabbed an iPad out of her hand and smashed it and threatened them both with a gun. Zimmerman was recently found not guilty for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    Zimmerman’s Wife Won’t Press Charges Despite Call

    LAKE MARY, Fla.  — The sobbing wife of George Zimmerman called 911 Monday to report that her estranged husband was threatening her with a gun and had punched her father in the nose, but hours later decided not to press […]

  • Ariel Castro, Cleveland Kidnapper Found Hanging In Prison Cell

    Ariel Castro, Cleveland Kidnapper Found Hanging In Prison Cell

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The man serving a life prison term for kidnapping three women and repeatedly raping them in his home for nearly a decade has been found dead and is believed to have committed suicide, a prison official […]

  • Shellie Zimmerman, wife of George Zimmerman, pleads guilty at the Seminole County Courthouse in Sanford, Fla. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013. Shellie Zimmerman pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor perjury charge for lying during a bail hearing after her husband's arrest, and she was sentenced to a year's probation and 100 hours of community service. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Gary W. Green, Pool)

    Zimmerman’s Wife To ‘Think About’ Staying Married

    Aug. 29 8:34 AM EDT
    SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman’s wife says she’s going to have to “think about” whether she stays married to him.
    Shelli Zimmerman made the comments to ABC on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor perjury charge […]

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  • FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2011 photo from the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System, Staff Sgt. Robert Bales participates in an exercise at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif. On Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, a military jury sentenced the U.S. soldier who massacred 16 Afghan civilians in 2012 to life in prison without a chance of parole. Bales pleaded guilty in June in a deal to avoid the death penalty for one of the worst atrocities of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
DVIDS, SPC. RYAN HALLOCK, FILE — AP Photo

    Villagers Unsatisfied By Life Sentence For Bales

     
    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. soldier who massacred 16 Afghan civilians last year in one of the worst atrocities of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars was sentenced Friday to life in prison with no chance of parole […]

  • FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Bell County Sheriff's Department shows Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan. Hasan has been convicted of murder Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 at Fort Hod for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood that killed 13 people and wounded more than 30 others. (AP Photo/Bell County Sheriff's Department, File)

    Fort Hood Gunman Guilty On All Counts

    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Army Maj. Nidal Hasan was convicted Friday in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, a shocking assault against American troops at home by one of their own who said he opened fire on fellow […]

  • Police: GA. School Suspect Had Nearly 500 Rounds

    Police: GA. School Suspect Had Nearly 500 Rounds

    LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — A woman whose family once 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 that Michael Brandon Hill […]

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  • Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted into a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, before a sentencing hearing in his court martial. The military judge overseeing Manning's trial said she will announce on Wednesday his sentence for giving reams of classified information to WikiLeaks. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Manning Sentenced To 35 Years In Wikileaks Case

    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A military judge has sentenced Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for giving a trove of military and diplomatic secrets to the website WikiLeaks.
    Manning was sentenced Wednesday at Fort Meade, near Baltimore.
    The […]

  • 20-Year-Old Charged In GA. School Shooting

    20-Year-Old Charged In GA. School Shooting

    DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A man with an assault rifle and other weapons exchanged gunfire with officers Tuesday at an Atlanta-area elementary school before surrendering, a police chief said, with dramatic overhead television footage capturing the young students racing out […]

  • Afghan Massacre Victim Takes Stand, Curses Gunman

    Afghan Massacre Victim Takes Stand, Curses Gunman

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Washington (AP) — The first of nine Afghan villagers has taken the witness stand in the sentencing of the U.S. soldier who massacred 16 civilians in Kandahar Province last year.
    Haji Mohammad Naim appeared Tuesday in the courtroom […]

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  • OFFICIALS: GA. School Suspect Fired Assault Rifle

    OFFICIALS: GA. School Suspect Fired Assault Rifle

    DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A teen was in custody Tuesday, accused of firing shots from an assault rifle at an Atlanta-area elementary school where dramatic television footage showed young students racing out of the building, being escorted by teachers and […]

  • In this undated photo provided by the Essendon Baseball Club,  player Chris Lane wears his baseball equipment, in Australia. The Australian baseball player out for a jog in an Oklahoma neighborhood was shot and killed by three “bored” teenagers who decided to kill someone for fun, police said.  Lane, who was visiting the town of Duncan where his girlfriend and her family lives, had passed a home where the boys were staying and that apparently led to him being gunned down at random, Police Chief Danny Ford said Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Essendon Baseball Club) EDITORIAL USE ONLY

    3 Teens Charged After Australian Player Slain

    BY KRISTI EATON ASSOCIATED PRESS – Aug 20, 4:31 PM EDT
    DUNCAN, Okla. (AP) — Prosecutors filed charges against three teenagers Tuesday after police said the boys randomly targeted an Australian baseball player as he jogged and shot him in the […]

  • Oscar Pistorius cries as he prays with his sister Aimee and brother Carl in the magistrates court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, Aug. 19, 2013.  Pistorius was indicted Monday on charges of murder and illegal possession of ammunition for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. (AP Photo)

    Witnesses Heard Woman Scream, Then Pistorius Fired

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Witnesses heard a woman screaming before gunshots fired by Oscar Pistorius killed his girlfriend early on Valentine’s Day, South African prosecutors said Monday, contradicting the Paralympic champion’s version of events as he was indicted for […]

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  • Oscar Pistorius Indicted On Murder Charge

    Oscar Pistorius Indicted On Murder Charge

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was indicted Monday on charges of murder and illegal possession of ammunition for the shooting death of the double-amputee Olympian’s girlfriend on Valentine’s Day.
    A Pretoria court set March 3 as the trial date […]

  • Singer Chris Brown Sentenced To 1,000 Hours Labor

    Singer Chris Brown Sentenced To 1,000 Hours Labor

    BY LINDA DEUTSCH ( AP) SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Aug 16, 8:14 PM EDT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge reinstated Chris Brown’s revoked probation Friday and gave the singer a new sentence to perform 1,000 hours of community labor such as cleaning beaches or highways, […]

  • Prosecutors: Oscar Pistorius Trial Early Next Year

    Prosecutors: Oscar Pistorius Trial Early Next Year

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will be indicted for premeditated murder on Monday and the double-amputee Olympian will go on trial in early 2014, about a year after shooting dead his girlfriend, prosecutors said.
    In a somber twist, Pistorius will be […]

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