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USC's Tony Bland among 8 facing indictments in college hoops case

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| Indictments have been returned against four assistant coaches charged in a bribe-paying college basketball scandal. The indictments were returned Tuesday in Manhattan federal court against eight of 10 men arrested in September.

Psychology of domestic abusers and mass shooters may overlap

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"There's a sense in a lot of these incidents, both mass shootings and domestic violence, that the perpetrator has a feeling of grievance," NYT reporter Amanda Taub says.

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In Texas and beyond, mass shootings have roots in domestic violence

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The man who police say killed 26 people in a small Texas church on Sunday had a record of domestic violence, making him sadly typical. Many suspects of mass shootings have similar histories.

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The Texas church shooter should have been legally barred from owning guns

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Authorities say that 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley had a brief and troubled enlistment in the U.S. Air Force before being court-martialed and discharged in 2014 for assaulting his wife and child.

Man who allegedly threatened runners with a fake rifle has been arrested

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Police say 51-year-old Joseph Fierro drove up to a group of people who were getting ready for the race in Azusa and made unspecified threats.

Woman killed in Santa Monica party bus shooting

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Police are looking for two or three men who were involved in the violent incident near the Santa Monica Pier.

Prison officials capture one inmate who escaped

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Edgar Gonzalez, a cook at a minimum-security facility, was captured one day after he walked away from a minimum-security facility.

Inmate who walked away from jail assignment arrested in Lancaster

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"There's not a secure perimeter like what you would think of as a prison. There's not a lethal electrified fence," California Department of Corrections spokesperson Krissi Khokhobashvili said.

Bergdahl spared from prison, gets dishonorable discharge

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The judge also reduced the 31-year-old's rank from sergeant to private and ordered him to forfeit pay equal to $1,000 per month for 10 months. President Trump blasted the sentence as a "complete and total disgrace."