Chicago police say a man shot his girlfriend before fatally shooting himself in a Nordstrom in Chicago’s River North neighborhood.
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Amid the fallout from a grand jury’s decision in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Missouri, a panel in New York City is quietly nearing its own conclusion about another combustible case involving the death of an unarmed man at the hands of police.
An Ohio State football player reported missing after he uncharacteristically skipped two practices has a history of sports-related concussions, and his family worries he might have become disoriented, his sister said.
The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said surveillance video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive.
Two boys trapped in a snow pile in the Hudson Valley for several hours after a plow buried them were able to survive thanks to an air pocket in the heavy, wet snow, New York police said Friday.
Police say an SUV slammed into a horse-drawn buggy that missed a stop sign, injuring seven people in Pennsylvania Dutch country.
A man whose pregnant fiancee was struck and killed by a van in a Pittsburgh parking lot says their son was born by emergency cesarean section and doctors are evaluating whether he was harmed by a lack of oxygen.
Demonstrators have disrupted business at a large suburban St. Louis shopping mall to protest a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson.
A man apparently upset about U.S. immigration policy was fatally shot early on Friday in Austin, Texas, after firing more than 100 rounds of ammunition at the Mexican consulate, a U.S. federal courthouse and police headquarters.
Mexico’s president announced a nationwide anti-crime plan Thursday that would allow Congress to dissolve local governments infiltrated by drug gangs and give state authorities control over often-corrupt municipal police.
Two boys who had gone out to build a snow fort were inadvertently trapped for several hours in a Newburgh, New York, snow bank when a plow operator clearing a parking lot pushed snow over them, not realizing they were there, officials said.
Brazilian striker Brandao has been handed a one-month jail sentence along with a 20,000-euro ($25,000) fine for head-butting Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta.
Residents of the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those traveling to the city to see Pope Francis next year. With hotel rooms filling up fast, organizers hope to find more than 10,000 households willing to host guests in their spare bedrooms for a modest fee.
A pregnant woman sitting outside a drugstore died when an elderly driver trying to park jumped the curb and pinned her against the wall, police said.
A 58-year-old man convicted of posing as an immigration doctor to sexually assault Vietnamese women in Colorado has been sentenced to 23 years to life in prison.
An eastern Pennsylvania man was charged Wednesday with fatally shooting his stepdaughter and burying the 33-year-old woman in his yard.
Tensions eased in Ferguson, Missouri, on Thursday after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury’s decision to clear a white police officer in the shooting death of a black teenager.
Oohing and ahhing spectators of all ages lined the route of the nationally televised Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, which counted Thomas the Tank Engine, Paddington bear and the Red Mighty Morphin Power Ranger among its six new giant balloons.
Police say a 27-year-old pregnant woman has been shot and killed in New York City.
Two FBI agents were shot and wounded at a house in north St. Louis County early Wednesday, though the incident was “not directly related” to racially charged unrest in nearby Ferguson.
A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real firearm was ordered three times to show his hands before he was fatally shot by an officer, Cleveland police said Wednesday as they released surveillance video of the confrontation and identified the officers involved.
Since looting first erupted following the August police shooting of black teenager Michael Brown, nearly all the businesses in a two-square-mile area of this St. Louis suburb have had to board up. All except one — a Conoco gas station and convenience store.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal jurist will be staying on the court.
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