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  • Several shootings reported in Baton Rouge Sunday

    August 20, 2017 6:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been a busy weekend for first responders as crews were called to at least four separate reported shootings Sunday. The Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed it responded to four shootings, one of which was fatal. The first shooting occurred early Sunday morning in the... more »
  • Alabama military post on lockdown, possible shooter

    June 27, 2017 1:02 PM

    HUNTSVILLE - A north Alabama military post said in a tweet it was on lockdown Tuesday amid reports of possible active shooter, telling workers to "run hide fight." Redstone Arsenal received reports of a person possibly armed with a weapon at a building on the base, spokesman Christopher... more »
  • Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

    June 15, 2017 11:36 AM

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The man who opened fire on Congress members as they practiced for a charity baseball game apparently was living out of a cargo van and kept mostly to himself. Officials say James T. Hodgkinson wounded House Rep. Steve Scalise and others Wednesday morning. Capitol police... more »
  • Dallas police identify suspected gunman

    May 1, 2017 1:31 PM

    DALLAS - Dallas police have identified a 36-year-old man with a criminal record as the suspected gunman who killed one person and critically wounded two others, including a paramedic. Authorities said during a news conference Tuesday that Derick Lamont Brown was has been identified as the man found dead in... more »
  • Dallas police responding to possible active shooter

    April 24, 2017 12:33 PM

    DALLAS- Dallas police say officers are responding to a possible active shooter situation at an office building in the north of the city. Police have provided no other details, including whether any shots have been fired or any injuries were reported in 911 calls Monday morning. Television footage shows a... more »
  • Police: 'No apparent reason' for Vegas shooting

    March 26, 2017 4:49 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Police say a man sitting at the back of a public bus on the Las Vegas Strip started shooting "for no apparent reason" as passengers got off at a stop in the heart of the tourism corridor. Police said Sunday that 55-year-old Rolando Cardenas is accused in... more »
  • Judge orders mental exam for Orlando shooter's widow

    February 1, 2017 4:28 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - A federal judge in California has declined to release the widow of the Florida nightclub shooter from jail while she awaits trial on charges of aiding her husband's terror activities. Instead, the judge ordered a mental health evaluation of 31-year-old Noor Salman and said he would consider... more »
  • School shootings rise when economy struggles, study suggests

    January 30, 2017 12:10 PM

    WASHINGTON - A new study finds that school shootings rise when the economy tanks, even as violent crime in general appears to be unaffected. Researchers analyzed data from 379 shootings in schools between 1990 and 2013 and found a link between changes in national and local unemployment rates and the... more »
  • FBI arrests widow of Orlando shooter

    January 16, 2017 1:02 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. - A U.S. law enforcement official says the FBI has arrested the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter. The official says Noor Salman was taken into custody Monday morning in the San Francisco area and is due in court Tuesday in California. She's facing charges in Florida... more »
  • Deliberations near in trial of ex-Saints star's killer

    December 11, 2016 12:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Former Saints star Will Smith was "executed" by an irate driver as Smith's wounded wife lay nearby during the chaos that followed an April 9 traffic accident, a prosecutor told a New Orleans jury Sunday during closing arguments in the shooter's trial. But a defense attorney said... more »
  • Ohio State attacker was a student at the school

    November 28, 2016 10:32 AM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A director of public safety says a man who drove a car into pedestrians and began stabbing people at Ohio State was a student at the school. Ohio State Department of Public Safety Director Monica Moll also identified the now-deceased suspect as Abdul Razak Ali Artan. A... more »
  • One Cottages apartment shooter indicted on assault charge

    September 21, 2016 4:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A grand jury chose to take no action against the man accused of killing two Southern University Students caught in the crossfire of a shootout at the Cottages Apartment in April. According to District Attorney Hillar Moore, the jury considered second-degree murder, illegal use of a... more »
  • Gunman's mother believes he suffered from PTSD

    July 21, 2016 7:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The mother of the Iraq war veteran who shot and killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge says she believes her son suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and that he once said he thought the CIA was following him. Gavin Long's mother, Corine Woodley, told PBS... more »
  • Complicated picture emerges of Orlando nightclub shooter

    June 14, 2016 10:16 AM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A complicated picture has emerged of 29-year-old Omar Mateen, who opened fire in a gay Orlando nightclub. The attack left 49 dead and dozens more wounded in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. ___ CONFLICT WITH SEXUALITY? While many have condemned the... more »
  • Man who drew BB gun at Capitol ordered to held in jail

    May 11, 2016 5:39 PM

    WASHINGTON - A man who drew a BB gun at a screening checkpoint at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center in March made his first appearance in federal court and has been ordered held in jail. Larry Dawson appeared Wednesday in federal court in Washington and was ordered to be held... more »
  • Judge set to rule on clinic shooting suspect's mental state

    May 11, 2016 11:36 AM

    COLORADO SPRINGS - A judge is set to rule on the mental state of a man who acknowledged killing three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. Judge Gilbert Martinez is expected to announce Wednesday whether criminal proceedings should continue against 57-year-old Robert Dear. If the judge decides Dear... 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 »
  • Armed man arrested at Arkansas State University

    December 10, 2015 2:53 PM

    JONESBORO, Ark. - Arkansas State University has lifted nearly all of a lockdown that shut down the school after an armed man drove his truck into the middle of campus. The university says the lockdown has been lifted for all parts of the campus except for the east side of... more »
  • Standoff over between gunman and Colorado Springs police

    November 27, 2015 2:26 PM

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The mayor of Colorado Springs says a gunman in a shooting attack at a Planned Parenthood clinic is in custody. Mayor John Suthers says he did not have any further details. A shootout and standoff between the gunman and officers had been going on for hours... more »
  • Police: DSU shooting suspect is dead

    September 14, 2015 12:05 PM

    CLEVELAND, Miss. - The suspect in two shooting deaths in Mississippi was returning from Arkansas when a license plate reader scanned his plates on a bridge over the Mississippi River. Police began tailed Shannon Lamb's car, but did not try to pull him over. The suspect eventually pulled the... more »
  • Miss. State student to face charges after threat

    August 27, 2015 11:29 AM

    STARKVILLE, Miss. - Authorities at Mississippi State University said no gun was found and no shots fired after a man's arrest in connection with a "credible threat" the university said it received about an active shooter on campus. Police said during an afternoon press conference that Phu-Qui Cong "Bill"... more »
  • Judge formally sentences James Holmes to life

    August 26, 2015 12:57 PM

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Colorado theater shooter James Holmes has been formally sentenced to life in prison. Judge Carlos Samour Jr. had no other option after a split jury decided the sentence earlier this month. A death sentence required a unanimous jury verdict. Samour sentenced Holmes Wednesday after two days of... more »
  • Investigators probe deadly Lafayette theater shooting Play Video

    July 23, 2015 11:42 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Law enforcement and local officials said Friday they've begun the "marathon" investigation into a gunman who killed two people and wounded many more overnight at the Grand Theatre in Lafayette. Louisiana State Police said 59-year-old John R. Houser of Alabama fired randomly into the crowd at the... more »
  • Gunman identified after four Marines killed in Tennessee

    July 16, 2015 12:26 PM

    CHATTANOOGA, TN - The death toll in the Chattanooga shootings includes four U.S. Marines and the sole gunman believed responsible, according to city Mayor Andy Berke. The FBI confirmed the identity of the suspected shooter as 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez. He was believed to have been born in Kuwait,... more »
  • Judge sets trial for suspect in Charleston church shooting

    July 16, 2015 11:12 AM

    CHARLESTON - The man accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston last month will stand trial next July. Circuit Judge J.C. Nicholson set a July 11, 2016, trial date for Dylann Roof, who sat quietly during a 25-minute hearing Thursday morning. Public defender Ashley Pennington said he... more »
  • Gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans' clinic

    January 6, 2015 11:26 PM

    EL PASO, Texas - Officials say a gunman opened fire at a veterans' medical clinic in West Texas, killing one other person. Fort Bliss Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Twitty announced Tuesday night that the shooter is also dead. Twitty did not say whether the gunman was shot by responding officers.... more »
  • 'Active shooter' reported at El Paso military hospital

    January 6, 2015 5:32 PM

    EL PASO, Texas - The Army is searching for a suspect after an "active shooter" was reported at a West Texas military hospital. Fort Bliss spokesman Gil Telles says an "active shooter" has been confirmed at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso. Telles says he has no... more »
  • Police: Escaped school shooter captured Play Video

    September 12, 2014 2:15 AM

    LIMA, OH - A teenager convicted of killing three Ohio high school students has been captured after escaping from prison, and two prisoners who fled with him are also back in custody. A spokeswoman for the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction says State Highway Patrol troopers found 19-year-old T.J. Lane... more »
  • Army: Barricaded in office, soldier shot herself

    August 25, 2014 9:04 AM

    FORT LEE, VA - A commanding general at a Virginia Army base says a soldier with a gun barricaded herself in an office, then shot herself in the head as law enforcement officials tried to negotiate with her. Maj. Gen. Stephen R. Lyons says the soldier went on a rampage... more »
  • Detroit-area porch shooter convicted of murder

    August 7, 2014 2:11 PM

    DETROIT- Jurors have convicted a suburban Detroit homeowner of second-degree murder and manslaughter for killing an unarmed woman who showed up drunk on his porch last year. Jurors on Thursday rejected Theodore Wafer's claim that he acted in self-defense when he fired through his screen door and killed 19-year-old Renisha... more »
  • Deputies: Man armed and dangerous on the run in Livingston Parish

    May 10, 2014 8:57 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Deputies say a man is on the loose in Livingston Parish and is considered armed and dangerous. Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies are searching in the Dunn, Lockhart and Linder Road areas of Denham Springs for, suspected shooter, Jason Wesley Holcombe. Holcombe is a white male, approximately 24-years-old,... more »

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