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Wife and Son of 'Tarzan' Actor Ron Ely Are Killed

SANTA BARBARA — "Tarzan" actor Ron Ely's wife was stabbed to death in their California home by their 30-year-old son, who was then shot and killed by sheriff's deputies, authorities said Wednesday. Deputies summoned to the home by a 911 call found Valerie Lundeen Ely, 62, dead with multiple stab...

Stabbing, Robbery Rampage Leaves 4 Dead in SoCal

LOS ANGELES — A man "full of anger" stabbed, slashed and robbed his way across two Southern California cities in a bloody rampage that killed four people and wounded two others who were apparently targeted at random, authorities said. The 33-year-old man from the city of Garden Grove robbed more...

Similar Iowa Slayings Draw Vastly Different Political Reaction

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The cases are strikingly similar: Two talented young women were stabbed to death by male strangers while doing athletic activities alone in normally safe parts of Iowa. But politicians who quickly expressed outrage about the immigrant suspect charged with killing runner Mollie Tibbetts have been silent...