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Baby Delivered After Mom Killed in Drive-By

Toronto cops say the whole city is outraged

(Newser) - A dangerously premature baby is clinging to life in Toronto after its mother was killed in a drive-by shooting. The child was delivered via emergency C-section after 35-year-old Candice Bobb, who was around five months pregnant, was fatally shot on Sunday night, CTV reports. She was a passenger in a... More »

Gunmen Shoot Up Party Bus on Calif. Freeway

Then one of the victims allegedly attacked an officer

(Newser) - Two men in a red SUV opened fire on a party bus full of people on a California freeway early Saturday, the Los Angeles Times reports. The bus was leaving San Francisco and entering Oakland sometime before 2:30am when the SUV pulled up alongside it and shots were fired.... More »

Boy, 7, Visiting Family Is Killed in Drive-By Shooting

Kids scattered as Miami-Dade attackers opened fire

(Newser) - Police say a 7-year-old boy was killed in a drive-by shooting Sunday while visiting family in southwest Miami-Dade County for the holidays. According to the Miami Herald , police say the shooting in Richmond Heights, about 24 miles southwest of Miami, involved a high-powered rifle. Police say four men pulled up... More »

Chicago Violence Takes Aspiring Model's Life

Kaylyn Pryor had just signed with agency after competition win

(Newser) - "I always say the future is unwritten. You never know what will happen," Kaylyn Pryor said after accepting her trophy in Chicago on Sept. 25. An aspiring model, she beat out 500 applicants in a local modeling competition. Soon after, she signed with model agency Factor Women, and... More »

Gunman Fires on School Bus Stop Packed With Kids

No one was injured; at least one suspect in custody

(Newser) - Gunfire rang out at a Tennessee bus stop where South Chattanooga schoolkids were waiting Tuesday. The terrifying scene unfolded as a vehicle approached the bus stop around 8:20am, police tell the Chattanooga Times Free Press . Some children were apparently alerted to the danger seconds before five to 20 shots... More »

Mom, Unborn Child Killed by Stray Bullet

25-year-old Megan Doto, gunned down in Philly, was 8 months pregnant

(Newser) - A $40,000 reward is being offered in the deaths of a pregnant Philadelphia woman and her child after the woman was hit by a stray bullet. Homicide Capt. James Clark says a man dressed in black fired more than 10 shots at a car a block away yesterday morning.... More »

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