Shootings

Larry D. Woodruffe, center, is escorted from the courtroom after a hearing Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in Houston. Woodruffe is charged with capital murder in the Dec. 30, 2018 slaying of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 10, 2019 - 3:07 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A man accused in a drive-by shooting that killed a 7-year-old Houston girl says he wasn't involved in the attack, his lawyer said Thursday. Larry D. Woodruffe, 24, is one of two men charged with capital murder in the Dec. 30 killing of Jazmine Barnes, who was in a car with her mother...
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January 10, 2019 - 10:28 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police are seeking a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old described as a "high-achieving student." Police found 16-year-old Jonathan Freeman shot in a home in the city's Homewood South neighborhood just after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. He was taken to a hospital,...
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Evidence is displayed at the trial of Mehdi Nemmouche at the Justice Palace in Brussels, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. Mehdi Nemmouche is accused of shooting dead four people at a Jewish museum in Belgium in 2014. (Christophe Licoppe, Pool Photo via AP)
January 10, 2019 - 7:55 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The trial of a man accused of shooting dead four people at a Jewish museum in Belgium in 2014 after fighting alongside extremists in Syria started in Brussels on Thursday amid high security. The slaying was one of the first in Europe blamed on a foreign fighter — often young,...
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This photo provided by the Harris County Sheriff's Office in Houston shows Larry D. Woodruffe. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said the 24-year-old Woodruffe was charged Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, with capital murder in the Dec. 30 slaying of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes. (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP)
January 08, 2019 - 10:37 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas authorities filed a capital murder charge Tuesday against a black man they believe fired the bullet that killed a 7-year-old black girl in a drive-by shooting her family initially believed was racially motivated. Prosecutors believe 24-year-old Larry D. Woodruffe killed Jazmine...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2018, file photo, Democratic candidate for St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Wesley Bell speaks during a campaign rally in Bridgeton, Mo. Wesley, the new St. Louis County prosecuting attorney, is so far declining comment on whether he will consider reopening the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. Brown, a black and unarmed 18-year-old, was fatally shot by white officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9, 2014, setting off months of protests. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
January 08, 2019 - 5:25 pm
CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — New St. Louis County prosecutor Wesley Bell is wasting no time implementing changes in how the county approaches crime. But so far he's not ready to address his biggest issue: whether to reopen the investigation of the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. Among...
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CAPTION CORRECTS THE TRIAL INFO - FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 file photo, Mevlut Mert Altintas, an off-duty policeman, shouts after shooting Andrei Karlov, right, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, at an art gallery in Ankara, Turkey. Altintas was killed by police shortly afterwards. A trial against 28 people accused of involvement in Karlov's killing begins in Ankara on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, File)
January 08, 2019 - 12:49 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The trial of 28 people accused of roles in the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey opened Tuesday in Ankara, among them a U.S.-based Muslim cleric whom Turkey blames for a failed coup the same year. An off-duty police officer, Mevlut Mert Altintas, fatally shot...
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Jason Dalton talks with his defense attorney Eusebio Solis moments before pleading guilty to six counts of murder and several other charges at the Kalamazoo County Courthouse on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Dalton, who was driving for Uber at the time shot eight people killing six of them, on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. Opening statements in the trial were scheduled to begin Tuesday, Jan. 8. (Joel Bissell/Kalamazoo Gazette via AP)
January 07, 2019 - 8:11 pm
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man charged with killing six strangers between picking up rides for Uber pleaded guilty to murder on Monday, just before attorneys were set to interview jurors for his trial. Jason Dalton's surprise move came about three years after the shootings, which occurred...
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This undated image provided the Harris County Sheriff's Office shows Eric Black Jr. Prosecutors said Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, that the shooting death of a 7-year-old black girl as she rode in her family's vehicle stemmed from a case of mistaken identity. Prosecutors charged Black in the Dec. 30 death of Jazmine Barnes. (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP)
January 07, 2019 - 5:21 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Two men suspected in a drive-by shooting that killed a 7-year-old black Houston girl and that was initially investigated as a possible hate crime mistakenly thought they were attacking people whom they had fought with at a club hours earlier, a prosecutor said Monday. One of the men...
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This undated image provided the Harris County Sheriff's Office shows Eric Black Jr. Prosecutors said Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, that the shooting death of a 7-year-old black girl as she rode in her family's vehicle stemmed from a case of mistaken identity. Prosecutors charged Black in the Dec. 30 death of Jazmine Barnes. (Harris County Sheriff's Office via AP)
January 07, 2019 - 4:37 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Two men suspected in a drive-by shooting that killed a 7-year-old black Houston girl and that was initially investigated as a possible hate crime mistakenly thought they were attacking people whom they had fought with at a club hours earlier, a prosecutor said Monday. One of the men...
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January 07, 2019 - 4:27 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A rabbi who was leading services the morning a gunman killed 11 people inside a Pittsburgh synagogue will give the invocation next week at Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's second inaugural ceremony. Wolf's inaugural committee said Monday that Rabbi Jeffrey Myers of the Tree of...
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