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9-Year-Old Louisiana Boy Accidentally Fatally Shoots 5-Year-Old Brother

Originally posted 08/03/2016 02:10PM

While authorities have deemed Tuesday's fatal shooting of a 5-year-old Louisiana boy by his 9-year-old brother an accident, PEOPLE confirms authorities are investigating to determine whether criminal charges are warranted against the boys' mother, who allegedly left them home alone while she attended to an elderly neighbor.

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Ga. Teens Found Fatally Shot in the Head Behind Publix, in Possible 'Relationship-Based' Double Homicide

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UpdatePosted 08/03/2016 12:35PM

Ga. Teens Found Fatally Shot in the Head Behind Publix, in Possible 'Relationship-Based' Double Homicide

Originally posted 08/03/2016 09:50AM

Georgia police are investigating the slayings of a boy and girl, both 17, found dead behind a supermarket in Roswell on Monday, PEOPLE confirms.

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Dylann Roof's Lawyers Challenge Death Penalty for Church Mass Shooting, Ask for Life in Prison

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Dylann Roof's Lawyers Challenge Death Penalty for Church Mass Shooting, Ask for Life in Prison

Originally posted 08/02/2016 01:15PM

Dylann Roof's defense team this week filed a challenge to the death penalty as unconstitutional, "solely as a result" of the federal government's decision to seek his execution instead of accepting his guilty plea and sentence of life in prison, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.

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Son of Ex-NFL Player, Charged with Killing Parents, Allegedly Claimed He Saw Masked Man in House

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Son of Ex-NFL Player, Charged with Killing Parents, Allegedly Claimed He Saw Masked Man in House

Originally posted 08/01/2016 07:50PM

The 16-year-old son of a former NFL linebacker will likely be charged with capital murder in the Friday deaths of his parents in Houston, authorities tell PEOPLE.

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Sandy Hook Dad Returns to 'Sacred Ground': The Site of 6-Year-Old Son's Death in School Massacre

Originally posted 08/01/2016 04:05PM

Neil Heslin hadn't been back to Sandy Hook Elementary School since December 2012, soon after his 6-year-old son, Jesse Lewis, was killed there along with 19 other first graders and six educators, in one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history.

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2 Shootings in Downtown Austin on Summer Night Leave 1 Dead, 4 Injured

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2 Shootings in Downtown Austin on Summer Night Leave 1 Dead, 4 Injured

Originally posted 07/31/2016 12:10PM

A shooter, who left one person dead and four others injured after opening fire on a crowded downtown Austin street as bars were closing early Sunday morning, is still at large, police said.

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3 Killed and 1 Injured After Gunman Opens Fire Inside House Party in Seattle

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3 Killed and 1 Injured After Gunman Opens Fire Inside House Party in Seattle

Originally posted 07/30/2016 04:10PM

Three people have been killed and one is injured after a shooting in the Seattle area early Saturday morning, police confirm to PEOPLE.

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'I Cried for an Hour': Sandy Hook Parents Return to 'Sacred Ground' at Site of School Massacre

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Sandy Hook Parents Return to New School and 'Sacred Ground' at Site of Mass Shooting

Originally posted 07/29/2016 10:35PM

On the chilly Friday morning of Dec. 14, 2012, Neil Heslin walked his 6-year-old son, Jesse Lewis, into Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Georgia Woman Allegedly Researched People Who Kill Their Families – Then Shot Daughter-in-Law: Police

Originally posted 07/29/2016 06:55PM

On April 19, Cobb County police say, Elizabeth Wall bought a gun.

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