Chicago homicides and shootings rise sharply in 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — Homicides and shootings have surged in Chicago during the first seven months of the year. From Jan. 1 through the end of July, there were 440 homicides in Chicago and 2,240 people shot, including many of those who were killed, according to statistics released Saturday by the police department. There were 290 […]

Homicide victim identified in Saturday night shooting in Waterbury

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Waterbury police identified the victim of a homicide Saturday night. 22-year-old Kayson Langhorn of Waterbury died of gunshot wounds to the torso and upper extremities, and the manner of death was ruled a homicide. Waterbury police were called to the area of Cooke Street and Chase Avenue just after 7 p.m. […]

DNA identifies California 1968 homicide victim and suspect

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A homicide mystery that haunted Southern California police detectives for 52 years has been solved with genetic genealogy that identified the young woman who was slain and a now-deceased man who is suspected of being the killer, authorities said Thursday. The victim was Anita Louise Piteau, 26, one of seven […]

Bridgeport PD investigating homicide at PT Barnum Apts.

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Bridgeport Police are investigating a shooting that has been ruled a homicide at the PT Barnum apartment complex early Friday morning. Police said they were called to the scene around 2:00 a.m. Friday. When police arrived near building 4 on the complex, they were met by a large crowd. Police said […]

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