Shootings

Shannon Kepler walks with his wife, Gina, while his attorney, Richard O'Carroll, puts his arm around him after a hung jury verdict was announced at the Tulsa Country Courthouse, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Tulsa, Okla. A third mistrial was declared Friday in the murder case of Kepler, a white former Oklahoma police officer accused in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 10:04 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — For the third time in less than a year a jury deadlocked on Friday and forced a mistrial in the murder case of a white former Oklahoma police officer accused of killing his daughter's black boyfriend, astonishing prosecutors and frustrating the boyfriend's family. Judge Sharon...
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Shannon Kepler walks with his wife, Gina, while his attorney, Richard O'Carroll, puts his arm around him after a hung jury verdict was announced at the Tulsa Country Courthouse, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Tulsa, Okla. A third mistrial was declared Friday in the murder case of Kepler, a white former Oklahoma police officer accused in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)
July 07, 2017 - 9:57 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — For the third time in less than a year a jury deadlocked on Friday and forced a mistrial in the murder case of a white former Oklahoma police officer accused of killing his daughter's black boyfriend, astonishing prosecutors and frustrating the boyfriend's family. Tulsa police...
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July 07, 2017 - 9:10 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A third mistrial was declared Friday in the murder case of a white former Oklahoma police officer accused in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's black boyfriend. For a third time in less than a year, a jury deadlocked in case against former Tulsa police officer Shannon...
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July 07, 2017 - 1:37 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania prosecutor says Allentown Police officers were entirely justified for killing a man who shot a pharmacy employee during a robbery and then rammed two police cruisers. Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin announced his decision Friday, after reviewing...
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People gather for 18-year-old Bianca Roberson's viewing and funeral at St. Paul's Baptist Church in West Chester, Pa., Friday, July 7, 2017. A man driving down a Pennsylvania highway shot the recent high school graduate in the head, killing her, as the two tried to merge into a single lane, authorities said. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
July 07, 2017 - 12:45 pm
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — The brother of a young woman fatally shot by another motorist during an act of road rage in Pennsylvania says the family is grappling with the senselessness of her death. Rodney Roberson Jr. spoke Friday at the funeral for 18-year-old Bianca Roberson. She was killed in a...
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People gather for 18-year-old Bianca Roberson's viewing and funeral at St. Paul's Baptist Church in West Chester, Pa., Friday, July 7, 2017. A man driving down a Pennsylvania highway shot the recent high school graduate in the head, killing her, as the two tried to merge into a single lane, authorities said. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
July 07, 2017 - 9:55 am
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Funeral services are underway for a recent high school graduate who was fatally shot during a road rage confrontation in Pennsylvania. A viewing for 18-year-old Bianca Roberson is being held Friday morning before a service at St. Paul's Baptist Church in West Chester. David...
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Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile, speaks during a news conference one year after her son was fatally shot by St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez during a routine traffic stop, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in St. Paul, Minn. Castile's mother, uncle and other family members gathered with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton at the Capitol Thursday as they encouraged the state's police training board to name the recently created $12 million training fund after Castile.(Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP)
July 06, 2017 - 9:52 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Family and friends of Philando Castile on Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of his fatal shooting during a routine traffic stop, organizing vigils and celebrations and pushing to name a new police training fund in his memory. Castile, a 32-year-old school cafeteria...
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Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile, speaks during a news conference one year after her son was fatally shot by St. Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez during a routine traffic stop, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in St. Paul, Minn. Castile's mother, uncle and other family members gathered with Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton at the Capitol Thursday as they encouraged the state's police training board to name the recently created $12 million training fund after Castile.(Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP)
July 06, 2017 - 7:30 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Family and friends of Philando Castile on Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of his fatal shooting during a routine traffic stop, organizing vigils and celebrations and pushing to name a new police training fund in his memory. Castile, a 32-year-old school cafeteria...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2016, file photo, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, of Louisiana, speaks at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) in Washington, on new proposals to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law. The Washington hospital where Scalise is recuperating from a gunshot wound says he has been readmitted to the intensive care unit. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 06, 2017 - 6:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, grievously wounded in a shooting at a baseball practice last month, underwent surgery for infection and remains in serious condition in the intensive care unit at a Washington hospital, the medical facility said Thursday. The six-term Louisiana...
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FILE- In this Aug. 10, 2015, file photo, Jody Herring is led out of court after her arraignment in Vermont Superior Court in Barre, Vt. A judge in February set an Aug. 1, 2017, trial date for Herring. A court status conference is scheduled for Thursday, July 6. Herring has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the deaths of social worker Lara Sobel; Herring’s cousins Regina Herring and Rhonda Herring; and her aunt Julie Falzarano. (Toby Talbot/Times Argus via AP, Pool, File)
July 06, 2017 - 3:50 pm
BARRE, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman pleaded guilty Thursday to killing a social worker and three relatives she believed played a role in her losing custody of her 9-year-old daughter. Jody Herring, appearing in a court near the state office building where social worker Lara Sobel was shot and killed...
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