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There is no evidence that the gun was fired, police said. They released information about the finding Tuesday after an attorney for the man accused of shooting Smith hinted that a second gun at the scene made his client fear for his life.

A 30-year law against repeat offenders in Louisiana can land one man life in prison.

The mass shooting that left six dead in Pittsburgh, Pa. Wednesday has been deemed a "calculated, brutal" operation by the Allegheny district attorney.

Veteran San Antonio police officer John Lee is expected to be terminated for shooting and killing an unarmed Black man last month.

A Georgia teenager and her aunt have been arrested for the death of a toddler who was fatally burned after being placed in a tub of hot water as punishment.

*Seven years after being found guilty for the murders Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew … William Balfour is speaking out. He claims he’s innocent of the killings and that his conviction was the result of a grand police-concocted “conspiracy.” “I didn’t have nothing to do with her family being killed. Period,” Hudson’s former […]

A haircut turned into an attempted murder when a woman tried to shoot a barber who gave her an alleged botched hairstyle.

Quinton Laster, 20, the couple's grandson, is being held on two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Sharon Reed, 59, and James Reed, 78, the report says. He had been living with his grandparents for about two years after being asked to leave his mother's home, relatives told investigators.

A Texas couple is facing a handful of charges for keeping a Nigerian nanny locked in their home without pay for over two years. The nanny, whose identity has not been revealed, was hired under false pretenses by Sandra and Chudy Nsobundu in September 2013. She was promised $100 every month as salary to clean their Houston area home […]

The family of Autumn Johnson is mourning her death after the toddler was fatally shot just a week after her first birthday.

An entire family of six was found dead in their Chicago-area home this week, including 10 and 13-year-old boys, The Chicago Tribune reports.

The criticism against the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois began in January when the non-profit organization teamed up with the Chicago Police Department to monitor police stops with the help of contact cards and thorough reports on incidents between officers and civilians.