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June 3, 2019
Virginia Beach releases resignation letter employee submitted before rampage
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- A resignation letter submitted by a city employee in the hours before he shot and killed 12 people at a government building...
June 3, 2019 - 4:38pm
May 26, 2019
One man killed, nine others shot at block party in state of Virginia
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Ten people were shot, including one fatally, during a block party Saturday night in Chesapeake, Virginia, police said. The...
May 26, 2019 - 9:56am
April 30, 2019
Opinion: San Diego Synagogue - Stop hate filled ugliness
Hate showed its ugly face again last Saturday at Congregation Chabad in Poway, California, a community about 22 miles north of San Diego. Suspect John Earnest a 19-year-old student at California State University San Marcus, wearing sunglasses, pointed his automatic rifle at Rabbi...
April 30, 2019 - 2:30am
March 25, 2019
Parkland student dies in 'apparent suicide,' police say
PARKLAND, Fla. - In the span of one week, two teenagers have died by suicide in Parkland, the community still grieving the loss of 17 teachers...
March 25, 2019 - 7:10am
March 21, 2019
US Democrats rally as New Zealand bans military-style guns
WASHINGTON - New Zealand moved with political urgency to ban military-style semiautomatic weapons in the wake of Friday's massacre at two Christchurch...
March 21, 2019 - 12:22pm
March 18, 2019
New Zealand prime minister says gun reforms are coming
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - New Zealand's coalition government plans to announce gun law changes within the next week in response to Friday's...
March 18, 2019 - 11:49am
March 17, 2019
Death toll rises to 50 in New Zealand mosque shootings
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Police have shared a list of victims with relatives and loved-ones and are rushing to release bodies to families...
March 17, 2019 - 9:46am
March 16, 2019
Primary suspect, one alleged accomplice identified in terrorist attack that killed 49 in New Zealand
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand - A 28-year-old man was charged with murder after a shooting rampage Friday at two New Zealand mosques in which 49...
March 16, 2019 - 8:29am
March 15, 2019
Among New Zealand mosque victims: Parents, children and refugees
Adeeb Sami's trip to New Zealand was supposed to be joyful - a chance for the Dubai-based father to surprise his twin children in time for their...
March 15, 2019 - 4:21pm
December 21, 2018
US judge says law enforcement officers had no legal duty to protect Parkland students during mass shooting
A federal judge in South Florida tossed out a lawsuit filed by more than a dozen students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,...
December 21, 2018 - 4:32pm
November 14, 2018
Reader Opinion: Page A7 for mass murder?
The Brainerd Dispatch of Friday Nov. 9, 2018, buried the awful story of another mass murder in California on Page A7! The front page had a large picture of icicles forming on reeds (oh my) along with articles that were interesting but front page worthy? Hardly, not compared to another...
November 14, 2018 - 5:30am
October 28, 2018
'I looked up, and there were all these dead bodies': Witness describes horror of synagogue massacre
He thought it was falling furniture. The morning service was just beginning on the second floor of Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel...
October 28, 2018 - 5:43pm
Documents detail the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre and name the dead
PITTSBURGH - Authorities have named the 11 people killed Saturday when a man armed with three pistols and a semiautomatic assault-style rifle...
October 28, 2018 - 3:05pm
September 5, 2018
Victims of Las Vegas concert mass shooting must apply for assistance by Oct. 1
LAS VEGAS—About 275 tickets were sold from the three-state region to last year's deadly outdoor country music concert in Las Vegas, where...
September 5, 2018 - 4:44pm
August 28, 2018
'He was just very quiet': Gamers say the Jacksonville gunman stood apart from their tightknit crowd
Before the video-game competition began here on Sunday, David Katz was known as a quiet member of the tightknit world of competitive Madden NFL...
August 28, 2018 - 7:15am