Violence

FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, police lift crime scene tape after two people were shot and transported to Stroger Hospital in Chicago. Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before but raging gang wars in the city's most violent neighborhoods drove the total beyond the 600 mark for just the second time in well over a decade. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP, File)
January 01, 2018 - 11:52 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before, but gang violence in the city's most dangerous neighborhoods kept the total number of killings above the 600 mark for only the second time in more than a decade. The Chicago Police Department released statistics Monday...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, police lift crime scene tape after two people were shot and transported to Stroger Hospital in Chicago. Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before but raging gang wars in the city's most violent neighborhoods drove the total beyond the 600 mark for just the second time in well over a decade. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP, File)
January 01, 2018 - 11:49 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before, but gang violence in the city's most dangerous neighborhoods kept the total number of killings above the 600 mark for only the second time in more than a decade. The Chicago Police Department released statistics Monday...
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FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2017, file photo, police lift crime scene tape after two people were shot and transported to Stroger Hospital in Chicago. Chicago ended 2017 with fewer homicides than the year before but raging gang wars in the city's most violent neighborhoods drove the total beyond the 600 mark for just the second time in well over a decade. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune via AP, File)
January 01, 2018 - 10:45 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say there was less gun violence in the city in 2017 compared to the year before, but the total number of homicides still topped the 600 mark for only the second time in more than a decade. Statistics released by the police department on Monday show the number of...
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FILE- In this April 27, 2015 file photo, Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner, poses for a photo as she attends the funeral for Freddie Gray in Baltimore. Garner, daughter of Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner died in New York on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, after a weeklong hospital stay following a heart attack. (AP Photo/Amanda Meyers, File)
December 31, 2017 - 6:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The daughter of key Black Lives Matter figure Eric Garner died Saturday after a weeklong hospital stay following a heart attack. "She was a warrior to the end. She stood up for justice for her father," the Rev. Al Sharpton said in announcing the death of Garner, 27, at a New York...
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Police officers gather in front of law offices where a deadly shooting took place in Long Beach, Calif., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Long Beach police on Friday called the shooting "workplace violence." They said on Twitter that it has become a murder investigation, and that the suspect is also dead at the scene. (Robert Casillas/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
December 30, 2017 - 3:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police were trying to learn Saturday what motivated a partner in a law firm to shoot two of his colleagues before turning the gun on himself. Officers arrived at an office building in Long Beach on Friday to find the gunman and one victim dead and learned that the second victim...
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Police officers gather in front of law offices where a deadly shooting took place in Long Beach, Calif., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Long Beach police on Friday called the shooting "workplace violence." They said on Twitter that it has become a murder investigation, and that the suspect is also dead at the scene. (Robert Casillas/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
December 30, 2017 - 2:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are trying to learn what motivated a partner in a law firm to shoot two of his colleagues before turning the gun on himself. A SWAT team arrived at an office building in Long Beach on Friday to find the gunman and one victim dead and learned that the second victim had gone...
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FILE- In this April 27, 2015 file photo, Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner, poses for a photo as she attends the funeral for Freddie Gray in Baltimore. Garner, daughter of Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner died in New York on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, after a weeklong hospital stay following a heart attack. (AP Photo/Amanda Meyers, File)
December 30, 2017 - 2:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The daughter of key Black Lives Matter figure Eric Garner died Saturday after a weeklong hospital stay following a heart attack. "She was a warrior to the end. She stood up for justice for her father," the Rev. Al Sharpton said in announcing the death of Garner, 27, at a New York...
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Police officers gather in front of law offices where a deadly shooting took place in Long Beach, Calif., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Long Beach police on Friday called the shooting "workplace violence." They said on Twitter that it has become a murder investigation, and that the suspect is also dead at the scene. (Robert Casillas/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
December 30, 2017 - 6:21 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are trying to learn what motivated a man to walk into a law firm where he worked and shoot two of his colleagues before turning the gun on himself. Police arrived at the office building in Long Beach on Friday to find the gunman and one victim dead and learned that the...
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Police officers gather in front of law offices where a deadly shooting took place in Long Beach, Calif., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Long Beach police on Friday called the shooting "workplace violence." They said on Twitter that it has become a murder investigation, and that the suspect is also dead at the scene. (Robert Casillas/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
December 30, 2017 - 12:45 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are trying to learn what motivated a man to walk into a law firm where he worked and shoot two of his colleagues before turning the gun on himself. Police arrived at the office building in Long Beach on Friday to find the gunman and one victim dead and learned that the...
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Police officers gather in front of law offices where a deadly shooting took place in Long Beach, Calif., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Long Beach police on Friday called the shooting "workplace violence." They said on Twitter that it has become a murder investigation, and that the suspect is also dead at the scene. (Robert Casillas/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
December 30, 2017 - 12:42 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say an employee walked into a Los Angeles-area law firm and shot two men, killing one and injuring one. Long Beach police say the man then shot and killed himself, and now they're looking for what motivated him to open fire on his colleagues. Police responded to...
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