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A Chicago mother and son facing conviction for a shooting at a hot dog stand are off the hook after prosecutors chose to drop charges.

The shooting death of 25-year-old Virginia news reporter Sierra Jenkins proved to be crushing on many levels, especially being that her editor actually attempted to contact her to cover the story, only to discover that she in fact was the victim herself.   

North Carolina’s Fayetteville Police released the 911 call made by a Cumberland County Sheriff’s Deputy after he fatally shot 37-year-old Black man, Jason Walker, while off duty.

Officer Laquandia Cooley experienced the unthinkable after checking into a shooting on Larkin Street in Hazlehurst, Mississippi. What she found when she got there was her 20-year-old son, Charles Stewart Jr., laying in the middle of the street as the victim of a fatal shooting. 

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Professional boxer Danny Kelly, Jr. was killed on Christmas Eve while traveling with his family on the road in what is said to be a possible road rage incident.

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A mostly white jury was seated Friday for the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer charged in Daunte Wright’s shooting death, and opening statements were scheduled to begin next week.

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas teenager who rapped under the name Tay-K has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for the 2016 shooting death of a man during a home invasion. A jury in Fort Worth convicted 19-year-old Taymor McIntyre last week for his role in the death of 21-year-old Ethan Walker. […]

Two New Orleans teens were arrested for the shooting deaths of a man and woman. Arrested with two counts of first-degree murder Sean LaBaud, 17, and Terke Johnson, 18, were booked and processed on October 30 according to Glen. T. Boyd a spokesman from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s office. The two are charged with the […]

William Ronald Pulliam, 62, allegedly shot 15-year-old James Harvey Means after the two bumped each other on the street.