Violent crime

Fans and mourners of rap singer XXXTentacion make an "X" sign by a memorial, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, outside Riva Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Fla., where the troubled rapper-singer was killed the day before. The 20-year-old rising star, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 19, 2018 - 8:39 pm
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The lawyer for slain rapper XXXTentacion said Tuesday that detectives believe he was fatally shot in a random robbery while likely planning to buy a motorcycle at an upscale shop near a residential neighborhood in South Florida. Attorney David Bogenschutz said...
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Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, is congratulated by Pastor Les Simmons after her bill to limit police use of deadly force was approved by the Senate Public Safety Committee, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. California senators are advancing a first-in-the-nation bill to significantly change the standards for when police can open fire, acting after an emotion-charged debate over killings that have recently roiled the country. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
June 19, 2018 - 8:06 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would lead the U.S. in significantly changing the standard for when police can fire their weapons under legislation that cleared its first hurdle Tuesday after an emotionally charged debate over deadly shootings that have roiled the country. It's time to change...
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David Hogg, co-author of #NeverAgain, discusses the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during an interview in New York, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Fourteen students and three staff members were fatally shot and multiple others wounded during the school massacre, on Feb. 14, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
June 19, 2018 - 7:38 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The polarizing survivor of the Parkland mass shooting has been falsely labeled a crisis actor, vilified by the NRA and called names by TV hosts. And David Hogg isn't avoiding self-criticism in his new book. In fact, he calls himself "arrogant," ''skinny" and details his...
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Antonio Gutierrez speaks during a protest announcing a federal class-action lawsuit filed against the city by several community groups, alleging that officers, given "unlimited" discretion to add individuals to the department's massive gang database, often falsely label people as gang members "based solely on their race and neighborhood," Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at City Hall in Chicago. Four men who say they have been inaccurately labeled gang members by Chicago police were joined by members of various community groups at the protest. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 6:18 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that the Chicago Police Department relies on an error-plagued database that names up to 195,000 people as gang members, including many who have never been in a gang. Many people were erroneously listed in the database simply...
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June 19, 2018 - 5:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In an unusual step, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia has issued an indictment for the DNA profile of a still-unidentified man linked to a string of rapes in area hotels dating back to 2002. Police have yet to determine the man's identity, but law enforcement...
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A bullet ridden car is seen at a Walmart parking lot in Tallassee, Ala., Tuesday, June 19, 2018. A gunman crashed into the vehicle Tuesday morning, opening fire and killing two women before taking his own life, authorities said. (Emily Enfinger/Opelika-Auburn News via AP)
June 19, 2018 - 4:57 pm
TALLASSEE, Ala. (AP) — A gunman crashed into a vehicle outside a Walmart store on Tuesday morning, opening fire and killing two women before taking his own life, authorities said. Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock said as an investigation unfolded that it appeared the shooter purposely rammed a car...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Michigan State University's interim president John Engler speaks with reporters after appearing at a legislative hearing in Lansing, Mich. A letter signed by at least 120 victims sexual abuse by former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday, June 19, urged Michigan State University’s governing board to oust Engler, saying he had reinforced a “culture of abuse” at the school. (AP Photo/David Eggert, File)
June 19, 2018 - 3:59 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A letter signed by at least 130 sexual abuse victims of former sports doctor Larry Nassar on Tuesday urged Michigan State University's governing board to oust interim president John Engler, saying he has reinforced a "culture of abuse" at the school. The women and girls issued...
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June 19, 2018 - 2:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A heavy metal singer convicted in a murder-for-hire plot to kill his estranged wife has reunited with his Grammy-nominated band and performed with the group in San Diego over the weekend. Tim Lambesis and his Christian-inspired band As I Lay Dying performed together Saturday for...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2009 file photo, 3 Doors Down bass guitarist Todd Harrell performs during the band's tour stop at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, Texas. Harrell, the original bassist for the rock band 3 Doors Down, is accused of violating probation from a deadly drug-fueled crash in Tennessee because of his arrest Friday, June 15, 2018, in Mississippi on weapons and drug charges. (Eric S. Swist/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
June 19, 2018 - 1:25 am
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The original bassist for the rock band 3 Doors Down is accused of violating probation from a deadly crash in Tennessee because of his arrest in Mississippi on weapons and drug charges. A judge in Jackson County, Mississippi, set bond Monday for Todd Harrell at $22,500 on...
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June 19, 2018 - 1:05 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Up-and-coming rapper Jimmy Wopo has been shot and killed in Pittsburgh. Police say Wopo was killed and another man injured when someone opened fire on their car in the city's Hill District Monday afternoon. Wopo's manager Taylor Maglin confirmed the death Monday, saying in a...
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