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  • Families grieve in wake of Belcher murder-suicide

    Breaking their silence for the first time, the family of the woman shot and killed by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher said Monday their "hearts are truly broken" and asked for privacy while they grieve the loss of two loved ones.


  • Belcher's family: We're praying for Perkins family

    The family of Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who shot and killed his girlfriend before killing himself, says they're having difficulty dealing with the "inconceivable tragedy."


  • Costas gun control commentary gets notice

    Bob Costas' "Sunday Night Football" halftime commentary supporting gun control sparked a Fox News Channel debate Monday on whether NBC should fire him and a Twitter storm involving Ted Nugent, Rosie O'Donnell, Herman Cain and many more.


  • Police report: Belcher shot himself behind vehicle

    Police hope to deliver an investigative report to prosecutors Tuesday, detailing what caused Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher to kill his girlfriend and then himself.


  • Police: Belcher shot himself behind a vehicle

    Kansas City police say Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher moved behind a vehicle and shot himself in the team parking lot after he saw police arrive.


  • Investigators stand outside an Independence, Mo., house where, police say, Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his girlfriend before driving to the NFL football team's training facility and shooting himself on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    'Normal couple stuff' before Kansas City Chiefs murder-suicide

    As investigators search for a motive to help explain why Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend and then himself, a discordant picture of the couple has begun to emerge.


  • Chiefs owner Hunt: 'So many people are hurting'

    Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt offered his condolences Sunday to the families affected by the murder-suicide involving one of his players, calling it "an incredibly difficult 24 hours for our family and for our organization."


  • Costas advocates for gun control at halftime

    NBC broadcaster Bob Costas used his halftime segment on "Sunday Night Football" to advocate for gun control following this weekend's murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, causing an immediate debate on social media.


  • Friend: Chiefs LB, slain girlfriend 'seemed fine'

    Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend briefly lived apart before he killed her and then committed suicide in front of his coach and general manager, a friend of the woman said Sunday.


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