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Cook County's Rate Of Gun Deaths Low Compared To Some Neighbors, Southern States

Cook County, home to a city so infamous it has multiple nicknames inspired by its murder totals, has a smaller rate of gun deaths than many would expect. 512 more words



257. Two hundred fifty-seven. Men, women, teens, children, infants. A three-year-old, a seventy-one-year-old, a twenty-four-year-old. Three on one block over the past two weeks. Five outside a shopping center. 364 more words


64 Memphis children killed from abuse or neglect in the past ten years

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — On average, six children are killed by abuse from a parent or guardian in Memphis ever year.

It is a troubling fact organizations here are desperately trying to change. 285 more words


Chief Harteau Addressing Another Violent Weekend In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Sunday night, the chief of the Minneapolis Police Department spent time walking the streets of Minneapolis after another deadly weekend.

Three people have been shot to death across the city over the past couple of days, bringing the number of homicides to 34 for 2015. 447 more words


Slain women remembered by friends

Two of the victims of a tragic triple homicide were described by friends as wonderful people who had once been in a relationship with the man now accused of killing them. 1,089 more words

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Suspect has a history of police involvement, alleged domestic violence

The man accused of murdering three women in the Ottawa Valley is a former millwright whose life seems to have spiralled out of control during the past five years. 1,464 more words

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Around the World in 60 Seconds: Today's top stories

Here’s a brief look at some of the top news stories around the world for Sept. 18, 2015.

Secretary @JohnKerry's remarks with #UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed today in London: …

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