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  • Pastor shot, killed during La. church service

    September 28, 2013 4:37 PM

    LAKE CHARLES - A Louisiana pastor has been shot and killed during a nighttime revival service, and authorities say a suspect has been arrested. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kim Myers says the shooting occurred about 8:20 p.m. Friday at Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center in Lake Charles. Myers says... more »
  • Pilot describes Washington Navy Yard as "Hot Zone"

    September 17, 2013 12:03 PM

    WASHINGTON - A helicopter pilot responding to the call at the Washington Navy Yard yesterday, described the scene of the mass shooting as a "hot zone." U.S. Park Police Sgt. Ken Burchell said he was too focused on his rescue mission to worry if he was also a target.... more »
  • Navy Yard shooting raises background check questions

    September 17, 2013 11:48 AM

    WASHINGTON - The mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard yesterday is raising questions about background checks. Officials say the alleged shooter, Aaron Alexis, used a valid pass to get into the Navy Yard building where he killed twelve people. He was killed in a gun battle with police.... more »
  • Conn. school shooting suspect was son of teacher

    December 14, 2012 5:44 PM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - The man suspected of gunning down more than two dozen people in a small town in Connecticut is the son of a teacher at the elementary school where the killings occurred, and his mother is presumed to be among the dead. Police say Adam Lanza apparently drove... more »
  • Obama to address nation about school shooting

    December 14, 2012 2:01 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will speak from the White House briefing room about the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school. The president's comments will be at 3:15 EST Friday. They will be his first on the incident, which has left at least 27 people dead, including 18 children.... more »
  • Wife of shooter at Wis. spa is 1 of 3 dead

    October 22, 2012 12:58 PM

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. - A medical examiner says the wife of the suspected gunman was among three women killed in a shooting rampage at a suburban Milwaukee spa. The Waukesha County medical examiner's office said Monday that 42-year-old Zina Haughton, of Brown Deer, was killed Sunday at the Azana Day Spa.... more »
  • CATS and NxGen hope to save capital bus system

    January 11, 2011 5:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new mass transit advocacy group hopes to "raise awareness" in order to the increase the number of bus riders in the capital area. NxGen Mass Transit formed from local business and community leaders. Through public forums and social media, the groups plans to get the... more »
  • Hundreds of birds found dead in western Kentucky

    January 5, 2011 3:43 PM

    MURRAY, Ky. - Kentucky wildlife officials say several hundred dead birds were found dead in the western part of the state. The grackles, red wing blackbirds, robins and starlings were found last week. New Year's Eve fireworks have been blamed for the deaths of thousands of blackbirds in central Arkansas.... more »
  • Pope knocked down by woman at Christmas Mass

    December 24, 2009 6:58 PM

    A woman jumped the barriers in St. Peter's Basilica and knocked down Pope Benedict XVI as he walked down the main aisle to begin Christmas Eve Mass on Thursday. The 82-year-old pope quickly got up and was unhurt, said a Vatican spokesman. Video shot by a witness showed the woman... more »

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