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Nov 20, 2016

Chicago congressman's grandson fatally shot over shoes

A dispute over shoes led to the fatal shooting of the grandson of Illinois U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, Chicago police said Saturday. At least two attackers went to the home of 15-year-old Javon Wilson in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago on Friday night and ...

Former Rio governor arrested in Olympic corruption probe

Nov 18, 2016

Former Rio governor arrested in Olympic corruption probe

The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state was arrested on Thursday as part of a corruption investigation linked to a World Cup project and other works worth billions of dollars, in a blow to Brazil’s ruling party that may fuel political instability. Federal ...

Nov 16, 2016

2-year-old shoots 1-year-old in Louisiana

Baton Rouge police say a 2-year-old shot a 1-year-old sibling in the face inside a parked car in north Baton Rouge, leaving the infant in serious condition. Police spokesman Sgt. L’Jean McKneely says the shooting was called in to EMS at 7:23 p.m. and ...