SEATTLE (AP) — A 1-year-old girl was shot in the head and critically wounded as she sat in a car with her parents in what suburban Seattle police describe as an apparent case of road rage. 183 more words
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OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada has struck down a law imposing mandatory minimum sentences for certain gun crimes. Here are some quotes from the majority ruling from Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, and the dissenting opinion by Justice Michael Moldaver. 316 more words
We’ve seen them all before: those eerie government commissioned short films which leave a lasting scare on childhood. For decades they’ve been warning us about driving safely, not talking to strangers and checking our smoke alarms, but of late they appear to have disappeared off our screens altogether. 1,433 more words
An armed man kidnapped a woman, shot a Census Bureau guard and led police on a car chase through Maryland and Washington, D.C., on Thursday before authorities cornered him in an exchange of gunfire that left the suspect and a police officer wounded, authorities said. 253 more words
Originally published here: Walter Scott shooting: Why did a broken taillight end in murder?
On Tuesday April 7, South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was charged with the murder of Walter Scott. 527 more words