Shootings Headlines

  • Jordanian immigrant gets death for Houston 'honor killings'

    A Jordanian immigrant was sentenced to death on Tuesday after being convicted in what prosecutors described as the honor killings of his daughter's American husband and an Iranian women's rights activist in Texas. Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan was found guilty of capital murder last month in the...

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  • Author of book on Columbine writing an account of Parkland

    The author of a best-seller about the Columbine school shooting is working on a book about Parkland.

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  • Judge sets bail for adults arrested at New Mexico compound

    A state judge on Monday cleared the way for five defendants who were arrested on child abuse charges at a remote New Mexico compound to be released pending trial despite authorities' suspicions that the group was training children to use firearms for an anti-government mission. Judge Sarah...

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  • Students from Newtown, Parkland march together

    Students from Parkland, Florida, and Newtown, Connecticut, teamed up for the final leg of a nationwide bus tour to protest gun violence and the policies of the National Rifle Association. Supporters gathered Sunday afternoon in Newtown near the site of the December 2012 massacre at the...

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  • Manchester police say 10 people hospitalized after shooting

    Police in Manchester say 10 people have been hospitalized as the result of a shooting after a Caribbean carnival in the city. Greater Manchester police say the injuries range from "minor to major" but most don't appear to be life-threatening. The shooting was reported about 2:30 a.m....

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  • Manchester police say 10 people hospitalized after shooting

    Police in Manchester say 10 people have been hospitalized as the result of a shooting after a Caribbean carnival in the city.

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  • 1 wounded, 1 arrested in shooting outside Georgia State dorm

    An early morning shooting reported outside a Georgia State University dorm left a student with injuries to the face and neck. Atlanta news media report one arrest was made following the Saturday morning shooting of the student, whose identity had not been made public as of Saturday...

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  • Canadian police charge suspect in shooting that left 4 dead

    Canadian police charged a man Saturday for the deaths of two police officers and two civilians in a shooting that struck a nerve in a country that has been roiled in recent months by several instances of mass violence. Police in the eastern city of Fredericton, New Brunswick said that...

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  • Canadian police charge suspect in shooting that left 4 dead

    Canadian police charged a man Saturday for the deaths of two police officers and two civilians in a shooting that struck a nerve in a country that has been roiled in recent months by several instances of mass violence.

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  • Video shows Cameroon's soldiers shooting cowering civilians

    A "horrifying" video circulating on social media shows Cameroon's security forces shooting at least a dozen unarmed civilians during a counterterror operation in the Far North region, Amnesty International said Friday. It follows another video in July that the rights group said showed...

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  • Albania: Police seek 24-year-old in slaying of 8 relatives

    Police in Albania say a 24-year-old man shot and killed eight relatives for reasons that still are unknown.

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  • Video shows Cameroon’s soldiers shooting cowering civilians

    A “horrifying” video circulating on social media shows Cameroon’s security forces shooting at least a dozen unarmed civilians during a counterterror operation in the Far North region, Amnesty International said Friday.

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  • Canadian police say at least 4 dead in shooting

    Police in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick say at least four people have been killed after a shooting. Fredericton police are asking residents to avoid the area and stay in their homes. The circumstances of the shooting are unclear at this point.

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  • The Latest: Canadian police say lockdown over after shooting

    The Latest on the shooting in the eastern Canadian province of New Brunswick (all times local):

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  • Canadian police say at least 4 dead in shooting

    Police in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick said Friday at least four people have been killed and one suspect is in custody after a shooting.

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  • Italian police: 13-year-olds admit attack on immigrant

    Police in Tuscany say that a pair of 13-year-olds have admitted responsibility for shooting blanks at a Gambian immigrant and hurling offenses his way. The news agency ANSA reported Thursday that the minors admitted their role in the Aug. 2 attack in Pistoia, but said they were fooling...

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  • Police respond to report of gunfire at suburban NY hospital

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — Gunfire erupted in a room at a suburban New York hospital Wednesday, authorities said, adding that there was no ongoing threat. Police released

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  • Final suspect arrested in slaying of rapper XXXTentacion

    The fourth suspect in the shooting death of emerging South Florida rap star XXXTentacion has turned himself in to authorities. The Broward County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Tuesday evening that 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome was taken into custody after surrendering at his lawyer's...

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  • Final suspect arrested in slaying of rapper XXXTentacion

    The fourth suspect in the shooting death of emerging South Florida rap star XXXTentacion has turned himself in to authorities.

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  • Paper faces contempt for story on school shooting suspect

    A Florida newspaper faced an ethical dilemma after a school district's mistake exposed details that were supposed to be redacted from its lengthy examination of the education of school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz. The material two judges had ordered kept secret shows that Broward County...

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  • Parkland suspect: Voice told me to burn, kill, destroy

    Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz told a detective that a demon in his head — "the evil side" — told him to burn, kill and destroy, and that he thought about going to a park to kill people about a week before 17 people were gunned down at the school, according to a recently released...

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  • Man who jumped out of freezer and died was cold-case suspect

    NEW YORK (AP) — A man who jumped out of a freezer and threatened employees with a knife at a New York City brunch spot and then died was a suspected cold-case killer who had just

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  • Man charged in Colorado cop shooting was set for deportation

    A refugee from Iraq charged with shooting a Colorado police officer last week was set for deportation before a federal appeals court ruled in 2016 that a portion of immigration law defining violent crime was too vague, according to a Department of Homeland Security official. The DHS...

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  • Police commissioner calls deadly shootout 'absolute tragedy'

    A man who apparently mistakenly thought his home was being broken into opened fire on police as they sought to serve an arrest warrant for his grandson, critically wounding one officer before he was killed by return fire, the police commissioner said. "This is an all-out, absolute tragedy...

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