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CHICAGO | Hospital gunman fired at least 30 times before killing self

CHICAGO— Police say the man who killed three people at a Chicago hospital fired his handgun at least 30 times before he fatally shot himself. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says the gunman, Juan Lopez, spotted police and ran inside Mercy Hospital after he fatally shot his ex-fiancée, Dr. Tamara O’Neal, in the parking lot. … Continue reading CHICAGO | Hospital gunman fired at least 30 times before killing self

CHICAGO | The Latest: Chicago hospital secured, safe after shooting

CHICAGO  — The Latest on a shooting at a Chicago hospital (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Chicago police have secured a hospital following a shooting that left the suspected gunman dead and four others critically wounded. Mercy Hospital & Medical Center released a statement late Monday afternoon saying police officers have secured the facility and … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: Chicago hospital secured, safe after shooting

GREELEY, Colo. | Man who strangled wife, killed his 2 girls sentenced to life

GREELEY, Colo. — A man who strangled his pregnant wife and suffocated their two young daughters wanted to escape his marriage and growing family, prosecutors said Monday as a judge imposed a sentence of life without parole as part of a plea deal that kept the killer from facing the death penalty. Christopher Watts, who … Continue reading GREELEY, Colo. | Man who strangled wife, killed his 2 girls sentenced to life

LOS ANGELES | Golden Globes group gives $300,000 to wildfire victims

LOS ANGELES— The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is giving $300,000 to help the victims of California’s deadly wildfires. The organization best known for creating and organizing the Golden Globe Awards on Thursday announced the donation to four organizations that also include money for victims and families of last week’s mass shooting in Southern California. The … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Golden Globes group gives $300,000 to wildfire victims

BOSTON | Court urged to end rule that erased Hernandez’s conviction

BOSTON — A legal principle that erased former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction after he killed himself in prison is outdated, unfair and should not stand, a Massachusetts prosecutor told the state’s highest court Thursday. It doesn’t make sense the former New England Patriots tight end is now innocent in the eyes … Continue reading BOSTON | Court urged to end rule that erased Hernandez’s conviction

JOHANNESBURG  | ‘Dark day’: Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola

JOHANNESBURG  — Congo’s health minister calls it a “dark day” for everyone fighting the deadly Ebola outbreak after rebels shot and killed two medical agents with the Congolese army who had been assisting health officials. The statement late Saturday says Mai Mai rebels surged from the forest and opened fire on the unarmed agents with … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG  | ‘Dark day’: Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola

PARIS | France: 10 die in floods unseen in more than a century

PARIS — Flash floods tore through towns in southwest France, turning waterways into raging torrents that killed at least 10 people, authorities said Monday. People had to be helicoptered from the roofs of their homes as overnight storms dumped the equivalent of several months of rain in a few hours. Initially, the French Interior Ministry … Continue reading PARIS | France: 10 die in floods unseen in more than a century