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Grand jury indicts man accused of killing 22 people at Texas Walmart

12 Sep 2019

A Texas grand jury on Thursday indicted the man accused of killing 22 people and wounding 26 others in a shooting last month at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, who had told authorities he was targeting Mexicans, a local prosecutor said.

UPDATE 2-Texas executes man convicted of killing woman during 2010 burglary

11 Sep 2019

Sept 10 Texas executed by lethal injection on Tuesday a man convicted of shooting to death a 61-year-old grandmother as he and his accomplice burglarized her home during a week-long crime spree in 2010.

Texas executes man convicted of killing woman during 2010 burglary

11 Sep 2019

Texas executed by lethal injection on Tuesday a man convicted of shooting to death a 61-year-old grandmother as he and his accomplice burglarized her home during a week-long crime spree in 2010.

Texas to execute man convicted of killing woman during 2010 burglary

10 Sep 2019

A man convicted of shooting a 61-year-old grandmother to death as he and his accomplice burglarised her home during a week-long crime spree in 2010 is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Tuesday in Texas.

Los Angeles County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping

11 Sep 2019

A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday. | Video

Texas executes man convicted of murdering 89-year-old woman and her elderly daughter

05 Sep 2019

A man convicted of killing an 89-year-old woman and her elderly daughter in their Fort Worth home in 2003 was put to death by lethal injection in Texas on Wednesday.

California investigators to use war zone DNA analysis technique to identify boat fire victims

03 Sep 2019

Sept 3 California emergency workers were using a DNA analysis technique primarily employed in war zones and crime scenes to quickly identify the badly-burned remains of 34 people killed when a fast-moving fire trapped them on a scuba diving boat.

Mass shooting tips to FBI surge 70% after El Paso, Dayton massacres

26 Aug 2019

The number of calls to an FBI tip line designed to head off mass shootings and other attacks surged by 70% in the week after twin massacres in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, federal officials said on Monday.

Storm Dorian likely to strengthen as it churns toward Caribbean islands

26 Aug 2019

Tropical Storm Dorian was likely to strengthen into a hurricane during the next two days as it churned westward in the Caribbean Sea, putting Puerto Rico, the Lesser Antilles and the Virgin Islands on alert, forecasters said on Sunday.

California deputy made up sniper story, was not hurt, authorities say

25 Aug 2019

A Southern California sheriff's deputy made up a story that a sniper shot him in the shoulder, an incident that sent police SWAT teams hunting for the gunman, authorities said. | Video

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