Violent crime

Officers gather for crowd control near a massive police presence set up outside a house as they investigate a shooting in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 15, 2019 - 2:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the standoff in Philadelphia that injured six police officers (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Philadelphia's police commissioner says a gunman who barricaded himself in a rowhouse and exchanged gunfire with police for hours had a military-style AR-15 and a handgun...
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FILE - In this May 2, 2109 file photo Michael Gargiulo appears in Los Angeles Superior Court for opening statements on his trial on murder charges, in Los Angeles. Jurors have reached a verdict Thursday, Aug. 15, in the case of Gargiulo, who is charged with fatally stabbing two women in their Southern California homes and attempting to kill a third. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)
August 15, 2019 - 2:37 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury on Thursday found a man described by prosecutors as a serial killer guilty of fatally stabbing two women and attempting to kill a third in their Southern California homes. The Los Angeles jury reached the verdict against 43-year-old Michael Gargiulo, who is also awaiting...
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Officers gather for crowd control near a massive police presence set up outside a house as they investigate a shooting in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 15, 2019 - 2:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the standoff in Philadelphia that injured six police officers (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Politicians from Pennsylvania are calling for new gun-control measures after a gunman barricaded himself inside a Philadelphia house for hours, shooting at police. Six...
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Michael Gargiulo smiles as his attorney presents closing arguments in the trial of People vs. Michael Gargiulo Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. Closing arguments continued Wednesday in the trial of the air conditioning repairman charged with killing two Southern California women and attempting to kill a third. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, Pool)
August 15, 2019 - 2:23 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a verdict in a California serial killing case (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A jury has found a man described by prosecutors as a serial killer guilty of fatally stabbing two women and attempting to kill a third in their Southern California homes. The Los Angeles...
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Officers gather for crowd control near a massive police presence set up outside a house as they investigate a shooting in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 15, 2019 - 2:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the standoff in Philadelphia that injured six police officers (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Philadelphia's mayor says state and federal lawmakers have to act to end gun violence ravaging cities like his after a standoff with a gunman left six police wounded...
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Police take shooting suspect, Maurice Hill, into custody after an hourslong standoff with police, that wounded several police officers, in Philadelphia early Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. The standoff started Wednesday afternoon, as officers went to a home to serve a narcotics warrant in an operation "that went awry almost immediately," Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said. (Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
August 15, 2019 - 1:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A gunman barricaded himself inside a Philadelphia rowhouse for 7½ hours, firing on police and wounding six in a dramatic standoff that trapped two officers all while the commissioner and the shooter's attorney tried to negotiate a surrender. Philadelphia Police Commissioner...
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In this Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, photograph, Jennifer Mogensen holds a poster of her adopted sister, Janelle Matthews, who went missing and whose remains were found recently in Greeley, Colo. Mogensen called it a miracle that a construction crew found the remains of her sister last month. She says her family now hopes police can find the person responsible. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 15, 2019 - 1:38 pm
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — For more than 30 years, Jonelle Matthews' family could only wonder what had happened to the 12-year-old girl whose disappearance attracted the attention of the White House and shocked a rural Colorado community. They have faced false alarms over the years whenever human...
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Officers gather for crowd control near a massive police presence set up outside a house as they investigate a shooting in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 15, 2019 - 1:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the standoff in Philadelphia that injured six police officers (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says a suspected gunman fired more than 100 rounds during an hourslong standoff. Six police officers were wounded. Krasner told...
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Officers gather for crowd control near a massive police presence set up outside a house as they investigate a shooting in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 15, 2019 - 12:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the standoff in Philadelphia that injured six police officers (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says a suspected gunman fired more than 100 rounds during an hourslong standoff. Six police officers were wounded. Krasner told...
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Officers gather for crowd control near a massive police presence set up outside a house as they investigate a shooting in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 15, 2019 - 12:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the standoff in Philadelphia that injured six police officers (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says the suspected gunman in an hourslong standoff that left six police wounded "should not have been on the streets." But he...
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