Gun used to kill Trayvon Martin sells for $250,000

May 22, 2016

Gun used to kill Trayvon Martin sells for $250,000

A Florida neighborhood watchman has sold for $250,000 the gun he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, auctioneers said. United Gun Group, which hosted the auction on its website, confirmed Saturday the amount of the sale of the Kel-Tec PF-9, a 9-mm ...

U.S. Secret Service shoots gun-wielding man near White House

May 21, 2016

U.S. Secret Service shoots gun-wielding man near White House

A Secret Service agent shot a man who brandished a gun near the White House on Friday while President Barack Obama was out golfing, and the man was taken to a hospital in critical condition, officials said. The Secret Service, which protects the president ...

Apr 28, 2016

2-year-old fatally shoots mother in Milwaukee

A 2-year-old boy fatally shot his mother from the back seat of the car as she drove along a Milwaukee highway, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday, less than two months after a Florida mother was shot and wounded in similar circumstances. The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s ...

Eight relatives shot in the head in Ohio; no suspects caught yet

Apr 23, 2016

Eight relatives shot in the head in Ohio; no suspects caught yet

Authorities urged residents to be cautious in this part of rural southern Ohio heading into the weekend as the search continued for whoever fatally shot eight members of a family at four different properties. The victims found Friday southwest of Piketon include seven adults ...

New Orleans mourns slain former player, team leader Smith

Apr 12, 2016

New Orleans mourns slain former player, team leader Smith

People across Louisiana sought Monday to process the news that one of the Saints’ much-loved players, former defensive end Will Smith, was shot in the back Saturday night in what police called a deadly act of road rage. Smith, 34, arrived in New Orleans ...