Stories tagged: mass killing
Tue., May 16, 2017, 11:49 a.m.
Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings
The Syrian government on Tuesday “categorically” denied U.S. accusations of mass killings at a prison near Damascus, including the alleged execution of political opponents and burning the victims in a …
Fri., 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 …
Tue., 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 …
Fri., 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.
Mon., July 25, 2011, 11:20 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 …