Marlins reach two-million milestone at gate but fall again, this time to Braves The Marlins topped the two-million mark in season attendance on Monday for only the third time in franchise history. But the Marlins didn’t celebrate the milestone with a victory. And the final figure for the first year in their new ballpark will fall ... 09/17/2012 - 4:13 pm | View Link
A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian, then eluding hundreds of searchers before being hunted down and forced to surrender, authorities said.
The deadly chain of events began around 10:30 a.m. when Sacramento County sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver, 47, was shot in the forehead with an assault rifle at close range as he checked out a suspicious car in a Motel 6 parking lot, authorities said.
The gunman shot them with an AR-15-type assault weapon, Placer County sheriff's spokeswoman Dena Erwin said.
Homicide Detective Michael David Davis Jr., 42, died at a hospital — 26 years to the day after his father, for whom he was named, died in the line of duty as a Riverside County deputy sheriff in Southern California.
The long manhunt involved hundreds of officers from multiple agencies backed by search dogs, helicopters and armored vehicles.
Flags at the state Capitol were ordered flown at half-staff and Gov.