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  • Report: Louisiana Congressman Scalise out of ICU

    July 12, 2017 10:27 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise has left the intensive care unit at the hospital where he's been receiving care since he was shot in June. ABC News confirmed his condition Wednesday. Scalise remains hospitalized, though. Rep. Scalise, of New Orleans, was shot on June 14 at... more »
  • La. Congressman Scalise 'more responsive', speaking with family after surgery

    June 14, 2017 8:01 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise is reportedly showing more signs of improvement after undergoing another surgery Saturday morning. According to an update from MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Scalise has become "more responsive" and is speaking with his loved ones. The congressman remains in serious condition and... more »
  • Official: Russia ambassador to Turkey has died after attack by gunman

    December 19, 2016 12:22 PM

    ANKARA, Turkey - A Russian official says that the country's ambassador to Turkey has died after being shot by a gunman in Ankara. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova made the announcement in a live televised statement. Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov was several minutes into a speech at the embassy-sponsored exhibition... more »
  • Pakistani officials say 33 police trainees killed in attack

    October 24, 2016 8:33 PM

    QUETTA, Pakistan - A government official says 33 police trainees were killed when gunmen attacked a hostel at a police training center in Pakistan's restive southwestern Baluchistan province. Baluchistan's top health official, Noor Haq Baloch, said at least 106 people were wounded - mostly police trainees and some paramilitary troops.... more »
  • Congressional committee seeks gunman's VA record

    July 25, 2016 7:20 PM

    ST. MARYS, Kan. - The chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Veterans Affairs has requested medical records from the Department of Veterans Affairs for the former Marine who killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Florida Rep. Jeff Miller sent a letter dated July 21 to... more »
  • 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 »

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