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Texas Santa Gunman Likely 'Snapped'

December 28, 2011
A father who killed six family members in a Texas apartment on Christmas while dressed as Santa planned the crime, but didn't commit an "honor" killing, police said.

Smalltown Homicide Scene Yields $200K in Marijuana Plants

May 31, 2011
Some 100 sturdy young marijuana plants worth up to $2,000 each when grown were found in the back room of a Lugoff, S.C., mobile home methamphetamine lab where a woman was found shot to death over the weekend.

How to Solve Gang Homicides When Nobody's Talking

September 8, 2010
Community members often withhold information, fearing retaliation because of a lack of trust in the police. Even though they know their lack of cooperation will give way to more crimes and a deteriorating quality of life in their neighborhoods, many are people still reluctant to become witnesses or provide useful information.

NYPD Offers Reward for Info On Murder of CSI

April 30, 2009
Michelle Lee, 24, was bound to her bed in her Sunnyside, Queens, apartment, the cord of a cell phone charger wrapped around her neck and a knife buried in her throat.

Officer Who Stopped N.C. Nursing Home Shooting Says: "It Was Scary"

April 6, 2009

The police officer who shot a man suspected of killing seven patients and a nurse last weekend at a North Carolina nursing home said in a television interview that "it was very scary" to be walking the halls of the facility, looking for the gunman.

Suspect Wanted for Home Invasion Murders in N.C. Dies in Utah

March 18, 2009
A man wanted in connection with the brutal murders of a family of four last week in Catawba County, N.C., died late Tuesday night as police closed in on him in southwest Utah.

Witnesses Describe Deadly Rampage by Southeast Alabama Shooter

March 12, 2009
As authorities worked today to piece together the chain of events that left a trail of bodies across this tight-knit, largely agricultural corner of southeast Alabama, the question on many residents' lips was, "Why?"

Alabama Man Kills Nine, Self in Shooting Spree

March 10, 2009
A gunman went on a shooting spree in two south Alabama towns Tuesday, killing nine people before he shot himself at a metals plant, authorities said.

Portland Mobilizes Against Gang War

January 13, 2009
Though the city's homicide rate and overall crime rate are down, gang violence has increased sharply over the past year, with a rapid rise in shootings in the past month. On Friday, law enforcement officials sounded an alarm about the surge of violence, the same day one of the victims was buried in North Portland.

New Orleans Cop-Turned-Minister Stands Out in Effort to Halt Murders

December 31, 2008

After dark on the last Sunday of 2008, the Rev. John Raphael, the cop-turned-pastor, changed clothes after the evening service at his New Hope Baptist Church and walked a few blocks to the South Claiborne Avenue neutral ground. He came simply to plant himself in full view at a major urban intersection, fasting, to bear witness against the shootings that ravage New Orleans.

Federal Sentences Bust Up Violent Charlotte Gang

December 10, 2008

“This gang turned a nice neighborhood into a shooting gallery,” said U.S. District Judge Frank Whitney, admonishing the gang's reputed leader. “Your organization was responsible for at least three murders, maybe more. Those murders are just horrendous.”

Gangs Blamed in Almost Half of San Diego Homicides in '07

October 8, 2008

Nearly half the homicides with known motives in San Diego County last year were at the hands of gangs, according to a study looking at victims and suspects of violent crime.

Picking Up the Pieces

November 1, 2004

The cleanup of the carnage left behind by a bloody crime or suicide requires more than a mop and some soapy water. Survivors of the victims are not only emotionally ill equipped to literally pick up the pieces of their loved ones, they lack the proper tools.

Justice Served Cold

October 1, 2004

The tenacity and determination of the homicide investigators paid off, and the killers of Stacey Weinstein were identified and arrested. It was a major coup for Miami-Dade Homicide, and it was also the beginning of Miami-Dade Homicide’s “Pending Case” unit. Later the unit was nicknamed the “Cold Case Squad” by a Miami Herald reporter.

After the Echo

March 1, 2004

It’s her left hand, and there’s a gun in it. I quarter her head with my reticle. Then I see her gun hand come up fully in line with the entry team members. She straightens her arm as if taking aim, and I squeeze the trigger.

Death Takes A Holiday

June 1, 2003

The murder rate has been dropping nationwide, and nowhere is it dropping faster than on the streets of America's formerly most dangerous cities.

Texas Breakout

March 1, 2001

The suspect's actions, tactics used, and weapon information is something every SWAT or patrol officer needs to be aware of.

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