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Cop Shot in Dad's Deadly Attack on Family

Baby girl found killed in father's truck at Calif. home

(Newser) - A California cop is hit in the neck in a dramatic video of a shootout outside a family home where a suicidal father killed his baby daughter and mother-in-law, according to investigators. Police officer Jarred Slocum can be seen sprinting to safety, clutching his neck, before collapsing on an El... More »

Dad Suspected of Killing Wife, 4 Kids

Stabbed kids, all under age of 8, found in torched home

(Newser) - An Oregon man stabbed his four children—all under the age of 8—and his wife before torching his house yesterday, police believe. Firefighters arrived to douse the flames after someone called in the fire around 9am, and found the family inside. They pulled the bodies onto the lawn and... More »

Calif. Cops Discover 2nd 'Familycide' in 8 Days

Another family wiped out in murder-suicide

(Newser) - California police believe they've found another case of a family wiped out in a murder-suicide—the second such tragedy in eight days, reports the AP . The discovery of the body of a man who apparently leaped to his death from a highway overpass near San Diego led investigators to... More »

Suicide Mom to Kids: You're All Dying With Me

'I've made a mistake,' she says seconds before drowning

(Newser) - "If I'm going to die, you're all going to die with me," a distraught mom told her four children before plunging her minivan into the Hudson River. But seconds before Lashanda Armstrong drowned with her three youngest kids, she told 10-year-old son Lashaun: "I've made a mistake.... More »

Shot Tot Hid for Hours After Dad Killed Mom

Wounded in chest, stomach, boy hid in trash bin

(Newser) - A gravely wounded 3-year-old boy hid in a garbage can for 12 hours after his father fatally shot his mom, then killed himself, according to law enforcement authorities. Police followed a trail of blood to the trash can where they found the boy bleeding from 3 gunshot wounds to his... More »

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