Man charged with killing teenage African immigrant

Man charged with killing teenage African immigrant

The mother of an immigrant African teenager found slain along an Albany-area bicycle path last week says her family fled their war-torn homeland for the United States because it offered security and safety. Police said Johni Dunia, 17, was found shot to…

22-year-old man killed outside baby shower

22-year-old man killed outside baby shower

A shooting outside a baby shower in Queens Saturday night killed a 22-year-old man. Bullets struck Tymel West, of South Jamaica, around 11:50 p.m., police said. He suffered multiple gun wounds to the chest and died at Jamaica Hospital. The shooting happened…

XXXTentacion’s murder captured on surveillance video

XXXTentacion’s murder captured on surveillance video

The shooting of rapper XXXTentacion was captured on surveillance video, which was aired to the public for the first time Thursday during a court hearing in Broward County, Florida. The footage, obtained by WPLG Local 10, shows two men following the late…

Officer-involved shooting at California racetrack: Report

Officer-involved shooting at California racetrack: Report

Law enforcement is responding to reports of an officer-involved shooting at a horse-racing track, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. The newspaper says people saw police and sheriff’s department cars arrive at the Del Mar Racetrack about 6:40 p.m. Sunday. A concert by…

Shooting in Canada leaves multiple people dead

Shooting in Canada leaves multiple people dead

At least four people have been killed in a shooting in an eastern Canadian city Friday morning — and one suspect is in custody, according to police and news reports. Police, firefighters and paramedics in Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick, converged…

Why Chicago can’t get a handle on deadly shootings

Why Chicago can’t get a handle on deadly shootings

Over the course of a deadly weekend on Chicago’s South and West sides — during which 74 people were shot, 12 of whom were killed — there were, according to the Chicago Tribune, six shootings that “injured four or more people in…

Fourth suspect arrested in slaying of XXXTentacion

Fourth suspect arrested in slaying of XXXTentacion

The fourth and final suspect turned himself in to police on Tuesday for his involvement in the killing of hip hop star XXXTentacion at a Florida motorcyle shop. Trayvon Newsome, 20, was taken into custody after surrendering at his lawyer’s office in…

Bloody weekend in Chicago leaves 11 dead, 70 wounded

Bloody weekend in Chicago leaves 11 dead, 70 wounded

CHICAGO — At least 11 people were shot and killed and about 70 others were wounded over the weekend in Chicago, in a spasm of gun violence that police attributed mostly to gangs and that the president’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, used to…

Cops search for answers in shooting of college-bound teen

Cops search for answers in shooting of college-bound teen

Police in Alabama said they identified a person of interest in the shooting death of a college-bound teen girl. Casey Nicole Kizer, 17, was shot and killed just before midnight July 25 in Sylacauga industrial park, news station WBRC reported. Her friend reportedly…

Neighbor says dad was ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ before murder-suicide

Neighbor says dad was ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ before murder-suicide

The married physical therapist who launched a triple-murder-suicide in Queens was a “Jekyll and Hyde,’’ a longtime neighbor said Tuesday. James Shields — who slaughtered his ex-wife and their 6-year-old son as well as his current spouse before killing himself amid a…

Several dead, injured in New Orleans shooting

Several dead, injured in New Orleans shooting

Three people were killed and seven injured when two gunmen “fired indiscriminately” into a large crowd outside a New Orleans bar and restaurant on Saturday night, police said. New Orleans Police were still on the hunt for the suspected shooters on Sunday…

Attackers kill 3 at Afghanistan midwife training center

Attackers kill 3 at Afghanistan midwife training center

KABUL, Afghanistan — At least three people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives vest, paving the way for another attacker to charge into a training center for midwives in the capital of Nangarhar province, a provincial official said on…

17-year veteran cop shot and killed, suspect in custody

17-year veteran cop shot and killed, suspect in custody

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee police chief confirmed that an officer died after being shot and that a suspect was in custody. Police Chief Alfonso Morales announced the officer’s death at a press briefing Wednesday night. Morales said the officer, a 17-year police…

Four men indicted in Xxxtentacion killing

Four men indicted in Xxxtentacion killing

Four men were indicted on Thursday in the killing of hip-hop artist XXXTentacion outside of a motorcycle dealership in Florida last month, authorities said. Two of the men have already been arrested in the June 18 slaying of the “Changes” singer while…