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  • Police release documents on Newtown massacre

    December 27, 2013 2:25 PM

    NEW HAVEN, Conn.- Police in Connecticut have released thousands of pages of documents from the investigation into last year's school massacre in Newtown. The release could shed additional light on the world of the 20-year-old gunman, Adam Lanza. The paperwork "has been redacted according to law," and it includes text,... more »
  • NYC street named for boy killed in Conn. massacre

    September 8, 2013 10:27 AM

    NEW YORK - A New York City street has been renamed in honor of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Connecticut elementary school massacre last year. Family and friends of Benjamin Wheeler gathered Saturday for a ceremony in Queens. A sign saying Benjamin Wheeler Place was added to the sign... more »
  • Sandy Hook students return to school for new year

    August 27, 2013 7:54 AM

    MONROE, Conn. - Students at the Connecticut school where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December are returning to classes Tuesday in a neighboring town. Newtown's first day of school is Tuesday. The Sandy Hook Elementary School students are being bused to the neighboring town of Monroe,... more »
  • US soldier pleads guilty in Afghan massacre

    June 5, 2013 11:24 AM

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. - The American soldier charged with killing 16 Afghan civilians during nighttime raids on two villages last year has pleaded guilty to avoid the death penalty. Staff Sgt. Robert Bales entered the plea Wednesday in a military courtroom to multiple counts of premeditated murder and other... more »
  • Aurora victims hold remembrance at movie theater

    January 17, 2013 5:28 AM

    AURORA, Colo. - The Colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and injured 70 others is reopening with a private event for victims and officials. Cinemark is reopening the Aurora theater where James Holmes is accused of staging the massacre on July 20. Victims and officials were... more »
  • Biden voices interest in new technology for guns

    January 11, 2013 4:06 PM

    WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden says he's interested in technology that would keep a gun from being fired by anyone other than the person who bought it. He says evidence shows such technology may have curtailed what happened last month in Connecticut when 20 youngsters and six teachers were... more »
  • Holmes prosecution to call last witness

    January 9, 2013 7:17 AM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Prosecutors in Colorado are expected to call their final witness today in the preliminary hearing for James Holmes, the former grad student accused of killing 12 people and wounding dozens in a movie theater in July. Yesterday, authorities testified that Holmes spent more than two months... more »
  • Colo. shooting hearings impact Baton Rouge victim Play Video

    January 8, 2013 11:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Colorado theater massacre court hearings are happening in another state, but they are impacting a victim in Louisiana. Bonnie Kate Pourciau survived the shooting, which happened in July. She was shot in the leg. Pourciau and other victims of the shooting are invited to... more »
  • Sandy Hook students, teachers head back to school

    January 1, 2013 10:39 AM

    NEWTOWN, Conn. - Classes are starting Thursday at a repurposed school for students who survived a shooting rampage three weeks ago in Newtown, Conn. Desks have been taken to the new building in nearby Monroe along with backpacks and other belongings left behind in the chaos following the Dec. 14... more »
  • Area students have vigil for those killed in CT

    December 18, 2012 9:19 PM

    PIERRE PART- Hundreds of people gathered here Tuesday, to pay respects to those who lost their lives in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. The Pierre Part Middle School parking lot was transformed into a glowing candlelight vigil. People knelt and said prayers for the kids and teachers who... more »
  • Ind. man charged for threats to wife, school

    December 18, 2012 5:19 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS - A judge has set bond at $100,000 for an Indiana man charged with threatening a school massacre and telling his wife he would stab her with a screwdriver and kill her children and grandchildren. Sixty-year-old Von Meyer of Cedar Lake has been charged with intimidation, domestic battery and... more »
  • Va. gov invokes Tech slayings, offers his prayers

    December 14, 2012 1:54 PM

    RICHMOND, Va. - Saying his state still has painful memories from the mass April 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech, the governor extended his sympathies to Connecticut following an elementary school massacre. Gov. Bob McDonnell said his thoughts and prayers are with the families affected by Friday's shootings at Sandy Hook... more »
  • Payments coming for Colo. theater shooting victims

    November 16, 2012 5:50 PM

    DENVER - A mediator handling the distribution of about $5.3 million in donations to victims of the Colorado theater shootings says disbursement amounts have been finalized. A gunman killed 12 people and injured at least 58 others at an Aurora movie theater July 20. Aurora Victim Relief Fund special master... more »
  • US expels top Syrian diplomat to protest massacre

    May 29, 2012 12:41 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is expelling Syria's most senior envoy in Washington, joining a host of other governments in kicking out Syrian diplomats to protest last week's gruesome massacre in which entire families, including children, were shot execution-style in their homes. The State Department said Tuesday that the charge... more »
  • Norway killer: 'I would have done it again.'

    April 17, 2012 6:35 AM

    OSLO, Norway - Anders Breivik has defended his massacre of 77 people, calling the rampage the most "spectacular" attack by a nationalist militant since World War II. The anti-Muslim extremist lashed out at Norwegian and European governments for embracing immigration and multiculturalism. He claimed in a prepared statement to the... more »
  • Va. Tech marking 5 years since campus massacre

    April 16, 2012 7:02 AM

    BLACKSBURG, Va. - Each anniversary since the April 2007, massacre on the Virginia Tech campus, classes have been suspended for the day in memory of the 32 students and faculty killed in the rampage by a lone gunman who then killed himself. On Monday, the fifth anniversary of the deadliest... more »
  • Jihadist group claims tie to French killings

    March 22, 2012 11:43 AM

    PARIS- The SITE Intelligence Group is reporting that a lesser-known jihadist group is claiming responsibility for three shootings in southern France that left seven people dead. The reported claim Thursday by Jund al-Khilafah, a group that has also claimed past attacks in Afghanistan and Kazakhstan, comes after Mohamed Merah -... more »
  • Thousands attend memorial at Fort Hood

    November 10, 2009 5:49 PM

    President Barack Obama spoke the names and told the stories Tuesday of the 13 people slain in the Fort Hood shooting rampage, honoring their memories as he denounced the "twisted logic" that led to their deaths. "No faith justifies these murderous and craven acts; no just and loving God looks... more »

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    Police investigate Wednesday night shooting

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    DETROIT, MICHIGAN- A new version of the classic Chevy Corvette can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in under three-seconds. General Motors says... more »
  • Singing road in New Mexico
    Singing road in New Mexico

    October 1, 2014

    TIJERAS, NEW MEXICO- Transportation leaders in New Mexico hope a new "singing road" will slow speeders along historic Route 66. It'll be built between Albuquerque... more »