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  • 2 dead in shooting at Lackland Air Force base apparent murder/suicide

    April 8, 2016 10:39 AM

    SAN ANTONIO- Texas authorities say that 2 are dead in apparent murder-suicide at Lackland Air Force base in Texas after a shooting on Friday morning. Bexar County sheriff's spokesman James Keith said two bodies were found Friday morning inside a room of a building at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Keith... more »
  • Gunshot victim, pedestrian hurt in bizarre chain of events Monday night

    April 4, 2016 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people were transported to the hospital Monday night in Baton Rouge following an unusual series of events. According to BRPD, a man stopped to let a passenger out of his car when the passenger shot him in the shoulder blade-area of his back. The driver... more »
  • North Carolina college on lockdown after person displays gun

    January 26, 2016 5:10 AM

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.- A spokesman for a central North Carolina university says the campus is on lockdown while police search for a person who displayed a gun inside a student activities center. Winston-Salem State University spokesman Aaron Singleton said campus police were notified around 9:30 p.m. Monday that an "interaction" in... more »
  • Report details strange encounter with Lafayette theater shooter

    January 13, 2016 2:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A report released by police in Louisiana into a theater shooting last summer that killed two people describes the various encounters people had with the shooter. Some parts of the 589 pages of documents released Wednesday were redacted but they still provide a revealing look at... more »
  • Colorado church, widow remember fallen officer

    November 28, 2015 9:00 PM

    COLORADO SPRINGS - The University of Colorado police officer who died in a shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic has been remembered with laughs and cheers at the church where he was a co-pastor. Parishioners at the nondenominational Hope Chapel remembered 44-year-old Garrett Swasey on Sunday as a trusted partner... more »
  • 1 dead, 3 wounded in university shooting in Ariz.

    October 9, 2015 7:26 AM

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.- Officials say one person is dead and three others are wounded following an early morning shooting at Northern Arizona University. Police say the shooting began as a fight between two groups. University police chief JT Fowler identified the suspect as 18-year-old Steven Jones. He is believed to be... more »
  • Americans, Briton who thwarted attack get France's top honor

    August 24, 2015 7:56 AM

    PARIS- Three Americans and a British man who took down a heavily armed man on a passenger train speeding through Belgium have received France's top honor. French President Francois Hollande today pinned the Legion of Honor medal on U.S. Airman Spencer Stone, National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, and their years-long friend... more »
  • Man disrupts Mosque prayer ritual, brings gun inside Play Video

    August 14, 2015 11:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is in custody Friday after entering a Mosque in Baton Rouge waving a gun, sending people in to a panic. He didn't fire the gun, but many members thought he was going to shoot when he entered the Islamic Center, on East Airport Avenue.... more »
  • Police release photos of movie theater gunman's car

    July 28, 2015 6:10 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Police in the Lafayette, Louisiana, have released photos of a car that a gunman was driving before he opened fire in a movie theater. Lafayette police said in an email Tuesday that they are releasing the photographs in hopes that people may have seen the blue 1995 Lincoln... more »
  • Judge says she did not involuntarily commit theater gunman

    July 27, 2015 6:09 PM

    CARROLLTON, Ga. - A judge in Georgia is correcting the record about a mental health evaluation of the man who killed two people and himself inside a Louisiana movie theater last week. The family of John Russell Houser obtained a protective order against him in 2008 after their lawyer... more »
  • Police say armed man at NC mall is a soldier

    July 3, 2015 9:36 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, NC- Authorities say a Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a North Carolina mall after appearing there with an assault rifle and other military gear. Fayetteville police say Bryan Scott Wolfinger, 25, was arrested and charged with "going armed to the terror of the... more »
  • 9 shot at housing complex; 1 woman struck while taking bath

    June 11, 2015 10:46 AM

    BRIDGEPORT, CT.- Nine people have been shot at a Connecticut housing complex, including one who was killed and another who was struck while taking a bath when a bullet pierced the wall of her apartment. Police say shots were fired in a parking lot at the Trumbull Gardens Apartment Complex... more »
  • Gunman at Dutch broadcaster claimed to be hacker

    January 29, 2015 3:00 PM

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - An armed man who stormed into the Dutch national broadcaster's headquarters demanding airtime claimed to be from a "hackers' collective," according to a reporter from the broadcaster who spoke to the man. NOS was off-air for around an hour Thursday evening. When it came back on... more »
  • Israeli official: 15 hostages freed from grocery in Paris

    January 9, 2015 11:37 AM

    PARIS - An Israeli government official said 15 hostages were rescued from the kosher grocery in eastern Paris where a gunman was holed up. The official, recounting a conversation between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the French president, said four hostages were killed and 15 freed in at the market... more »
  • Austin police: Man fired 100-plus rounds downtown

    November 28, 2014 7:08 AM

    AUSTIN, TX - A gunman who tried to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings in Austin has been identified. Austin police say 49-year-old Larry McQuilliams was responsible for the shootings early Friday. He died after a confrontation with officers outside police headquarters.... more »
  • Journal indicates FSU shooter suspected government

    November 20, 2014 2:28 PM

    TALLAHASSEE, FL - Police say they have a journal and videos that indicate a gunman who shot three students at Florida State University's library believed the government had targeted him. Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said Thursday that Myron May was armed with a .380 semi-automatic handgun and reloaded at... more »
  • Sheriff: School shooter invited victims to lunch

    October 27, 2014 4:38 PM

    MARYSVILLE, WA - Investigators say that a gunman responsible for a shooting at a Washington state high school on Friday invited his victims to lunch by text message. Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary told a news conference Monday the five students were all at a lunch table when they were... more »
  • Washington school shooter's death ruled suicide

    October 27, 2014 11:08 AM

    MARYSVILLE, WA - Authorities officially released the names and causes of death of one of the victims and the gunman killed during the Washington state high school shooting. The Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Monday that 14-year-old Zoe R. Galasso died of a gunshot wound to the head and... more »
  • Police: Student gunman died of self-inflicted shot

    October 24, 2014 3:19 PM

    MARYSVILLE, WA - Police in Washington state say the student who opened fire in a high school cafeteria died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Officials say one other person died and four others were wounded in the attack on Friday at Marysville Pilchuck High School, located about 30 miles north... more »
  • 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

    October 22, 2014 10:01 AM

    OTTAWA, Ontario - A gunman with a scarf over his face killed a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was shot to death by the usually ceremonial sergeant-at-arms, authorities and witnesses said. The attack immediately raised... more »
  • Multiple injuries in fast food gun battle

    October 3, 2014 12:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said an armed bystander wounded a gunman who injured several people overnight in shooting at a Baton Rouge fast food restaurant. Officers said the injured gunman was admitted to a local hospital, and will be booked into the parish prison after his release. Detectives... more »
  • BRPD: Officer bit by shooting suspect

    September 30, 2014 8:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a suspected gunman is behind bars after he allegedly bit an officer who responded to a report of a shooting on Monday night. The shooting happened just before midnight in the 3100 block of Dalton Street. Police said they arrived on the scene to... more »
  • Police find rifle carried by ambush suspect Play Video

    September 22, 2014 2:00 AM

    CANADENSIS, PA - Authorities don't have the alleged gunman who is accused of a deadly ambush at a police barracks, but they say they've found the AK-47-style assault rifle that he was carrying. Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens said Sunday that police believe their massive manhunt is hot... more »
  • Police: Overnight homicide under investigation

    July 20, 2014 11:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was shot to death in Baton Rouge late Saturday night and police are still looking for the gunman. Travis Denzel Polk, 21, was killed on the 3200 block of Mission Street which is just south of Winbourne Avenue. Baton Rouge police say Polk... more »
  • 3 shot near Pittsburgh high school, gunman loose

    November 13, 2013 2:54 PM

    PITTSBURGH - School officials say three people were shot in or near a Pittsburgh high school, and police are searching for a gunman. School officials say three students were shot outside Brashear High School on Wednesday afternoon as they walked to a vehicle they'd all taken to school earlier in... more »
  • Gunman near NC campus shot, killed

    September 24, 2013 8:16 AM

    DURHAM, N.C - Police say a gunman has been shot and killed near the campus of North Carolina Central University in Durham. Durham police said they had tracked a suspect thought to be armed onto the campus late Monday, prompting officials to lock down the school. They say... more »
  • FBI tracked gunman's trip, LSU Police alerted

    August 23, 2013 5:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The FBI said Friday it notified LSU Police about possible issues concerning the shooter in a hostage situation at a Tensas State Bank branch earlier this month. Fuaed Abdo Ahmed, 20, shot and killed two bank employees in St. Joseph, Louisiana, hours after he let a third... more »
  • School employee helped avert tragedy in standoff

    August 22, 2013 7:17 AM

    DECATUR, Ga. - The 911 tapes from a standoff and shooting at an Atlanta-area school show how a school employee's calm demeanor and kind approach helped end the ordeal without any injuries. Police said that school bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff was heroic in how she responded after being taken hostage... more »
  • Official: Ga. school suspect had assault rifle

    August 20, 2013 3:47 PM

    DECATUR, Ga. - A police chief says the suspect in a Georgia elementary school shooting fired from inside the school and officers returned fire. DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric L. Alexander said at a news conference that the gunman who had an assault rifle was able to get into Ronald... more »
  • La. hostage-taker wrote about anger over breakup

    August 14, 2013 2:20 PM

    ST. JOSEPH- A Louisiana sheriff says the gunman in a fatal hostage standoff was angry at his ex-girlfriend's family and believed they were responsible for a device in his head. Tensas Parish Sheriff Rickey Jones says 20-year-old Fuaed Abdo Ahmed left a list of demands in a van parked near... more »
  • The hostage killer, and his ties to Baton Rouge

    August 14, 2013 3:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The college student identified as the shooter and hostage-taker in a deadly bank standoff in the northeastern Louisiana town of St. Joseph Tuesday has ties to LSU, according to the man's Facebook profile. Among the jobs Fuaed Abdo Ahmed lists on his page, is an unidentified position... more »
  • Dead hostage-taker told authorities there was a device in his head

    August 14, 2013 3:04 AM

    ST. JOSEPH- A hostage has died after gun fire erupted inside a bank that became a national crime scene in northeast Louisiana Tuesday. Authorities said one of three people taken hostage by Fuaed Abdo Ahmed, 20, died from a gunshot wound inflicted by Ahmed. A second hostage was also... more »
  • Dead hostage-taker identified as Fuaed Abdo Ahmed

    August 14, 2013 1:39 AM

    ST. JOSEPH - Authorities said Fuaed Abdo Ahmed, 20, shot his remaining two hostages in the upper body as State Police stormed the bank he was hiding in and shot him. Ahmed was killed by the shots fired by authorities late Tuesday night. Louisiana State Police superintendent Col. Mike... more »
  • Open line of communication continues overnight with hostage-taker Play Video

    August 13, 2013 10:05 PM

    ST. JOSEPH, La. - State Police said an open line of communication continues with a hostage-taker inside a rural Louisiana bank in Tensas Parish. Negotiators will keep talking with the unidentified man overnight. The situation has been developing since 12:30 p.m. Tuesday. Two hostages remain inside the bank:... more »
  • New details about hostage-taker at rural La. bank

    August 13, 2013 7:59 PM

    ST. JOSEPH, La.- State Police said late Tuesday, the man inside a bank in northeastern Louisiana is 20-years-old and has ties to the Tensas Parish community. Troopers did not release the name of the man they have been negotiating with for hours after he took three hostages. The three... more »
  • Gunman takes hostages at north La. bank

    August 13, 2013 2:18 PM

    ST. JOSEPH - State police and authorities in Tensas Parish, La., say a gunman has taken at least three people hostage at a bank. Jane Netterville with the parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness told CNN's Wolf Blitzer that the hostages were two women and a man.... more »
  • Gonzales Police host active shooter class

    June 20, 2013 10:47 PM

    GONZALES - Law enforcement said "it's always best to be prepared," and talked about safety when a gunman is involved in an incident. An active shooter class was hosted by the Gonzales Police Department and the Ascension parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness and provided guidance to... more »
  • Suspected bank robbery gunman arrested

    June 4, 2013 11:20 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police have arrested a gunman who they say opened fire on a police officer during an attempted bank robbery. Police say the shooting happened around 9 a.m. Tuesday outside a Whitney Bank branch. Police spokesman Garry Flot says an off-duty police officer working a detail... more »
  • Gunman hoax leads to federal charges

    January 28, 2013 7:21 PM

    A student at the University of Virginia at Wise campus faces federal charges for calling 911 and falsely reporting there was a gunman on campus. Prosecutors say the call from Bryant Hairston prompted university leaders to place the school on lockdown last week. Hairston faces charges of making false, fictitious... more »
  • Little expected from exam of school gunman's body

    January 11, 2013 7:02 AM

    HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut's chief medical examiner says he doubts toxicological tests and genetic analysis of the body of the gunman who fatally shot 20 children and six educators at an elementary school will explain his actions. The Hearst Connecticut Media Group reports that Dr. H. Wayne Carver II,... more »

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