Stories tagged: mass killing
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 9:21 A.M.
Experts confront multiple explanations for surge of killings
The relentless series of mass killings across the globe poses a challenge for experts trying to analyze them without lapsing into faulty generalizations. Terms like contagion and copycat killing apply …
TUESDAY, JAN. 26, 2016, 12:03 P.M.
As mass killings rise, how can sheriffs keep guns from mentally unstable?
WASHINGTON – Before issuing thousands of permits each year for North Carolinians to buy handguns, sheriffs in some counties across that state have gone through an oft-futile exercise. Relying on …
FRIDAY, AUG. 7, 2015, 4:21 P.M.
Colorado theater shooter avoids death penalty
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Colorado theater shooter to get life sentence after jury fails to agree on death penalty.
UPDATED: MONDAY, JULY 25, 2011, 11:18 A.M.
Norway rampage culprit calm, expects life in jail
The self-described perpetrator of the mass killing in Norway told authorities that that he expects to spend the rest of his life in prison but two other cells of his …