Stories tagged: shooting
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 1:22 p.m.
Dylann Roof laughed during church slaying confession to FBI
Dylann Roof wanted the world to know he hated black people and thought they were criminals. He thought about attacking drug dealers, but they might shoot back. So, he told …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 9:44 a.m.
Church attack survivor recalls loud noise, then darkness
A survivor of last year’s massacre at a black South Carolina church testified Wednesday that her Bible study group had just closed their eyes and started praying when a loud …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
Owner no longer wants to sell club targeted by mass shooting
The owner of the Florida nightclub where the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history took place says she’s no longer interested in selling the property to the city of …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 8:21 a.m.
Dylann Roof allowed to hire lawyers back, for now
A federal judge has allowed a white man accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners at a Charleston, South Carolina, church to hire back his lawyers, at least for the …
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 2:22 p.m.
Gunman kills 3 in Finland; police say no political motive
A gunman in Finland killed a local town councilor and two journalists in an apparent random shooting in a small town’s nightlife district, police said Sunday. A local man was …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 7:15 a.m.
San Bernardino recalls terror attack with silence, speakers
At the moment when shooters unleashed terror on San Bernardino a year ago, county employees will remember their fallen colleagues with silence.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
Police: Man shot bus passenger in anticipation of threat
A 21-year-old man told police he shot and killed a passenger he didn’t know on a Metro Transit bus in Renton this week because he thought the man was going …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
Burlington’s Cascade Mall, site of fatal shooting, to honor first responders
A heavy police and fire presence is expected at Cascade Mall today, but people should not be alarmed, officials said. The mall, Macy’s and the city of Burlington are hosting …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
Slain San Antonio officer remembered at funeral service
The top leadership of Texas and law enforcement officials from across the nation joined family and friends of San Antonio police Detective Benjamin Marconi to pay tribute to the officer …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
8 killed, 62 wounded in Chicago over holiday weekend
Chicago saw one of its most violent Thanksgiving holidays in years, with eight people killed and 62 others wounded between late Wednesday afternoon and early Monday.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
Judge recuses herself from new trial in Ohio police shooting
A new judge will hear the second trial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist, after the judge who declared …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 8:39 a.m.
Accused Charleston church shooter will represent himself at federal hate-crimes trial
The white man charged with killing nine black parishioners in a Charleston, South Carolina, church last year will be allowed to represent himself in his federal hate-crimes trial, a judge …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 1:27 p.m.
Ohio State University attack being investigated as possible terrorism
A man plowed his car into a group of pedestrians at Ohio State University and began stabbing people with a butcher knife Monday before he was shot to death by …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
1 dead, 9 injured in shooting in New Orleans French Quarter
Police had already increased patrols in New Orleans’ bustling French Quarter before gunfire erupted early Sunday, leaving one man dead and nine other people wounded in a tourist district famed …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 8:42 p.m.
Shoppers show up big for Black Friday sales at Cascade Mall
Past shooting at Burlington, Wash., mall doesn’t slow shoppers from taking on Black Friday.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 11:37 a.m.
Murder charge filed in shooting of Detroit college cop
An ex-convict was charged with murder and other crimes Friday in the death of a Detroit college police officer who was shot in the head while trying to arrest the …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 9:37 a.m.
Accused Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof competent to stand trial, judge rules
A federal judge on Friday ruled that Dylann Roof, the 22-year-old accused of killing nine parishioners in a Charleston, South Carolina, church last year, is competent to stand trial.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 8:34 a.m.
Man killed, brother wounded in shooting at mall parking lot
Authorities say a man has been fatally shot and his brother was wounded in the parking lot of a mall in New Jersey.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 9:58 a.m.
Documents detail Cascade Mall shooting suspect’s attempt to buy gun
Documents released Tuesday by the Skagit County Prosecutor’s Office reveal the man suspected of killing five people in the Macy’s store at the Cascade Mall asked a gun shop employee …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 7:38 a.m.
More than 1,000 gather to mourn slain police dog in Boise
There were whines, tears and even barks in Boise’s Taco Bell Area where as many as 1,500 people gathered to mourn a police dog that was killed in the line …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Detroit police: Wayne State University officer shot
A spokeswoman for the Detroit Police Department said an officer from a university in the city has been shot.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 11:30 a.m.
Man gets 32 years for shooting Fife couple
A man has been sentenced to more than 30 years in prison for fatally shooting a Fife couple after an argument about drugs.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 11:17 p.m.
Arrest made in killing of Texas detective
A manhunt for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a veteran Texas police detective ended Monday with an arrest in the killing that was one of several weekend attacks …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 12:17 p.m.
No injuries after Grant County deputy fires shot
A Grant County Sheriff’s Deputy fired a shot at a suspect early Saturday morning, but no one was injured.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 6:09 p.m.
Police identify suspect in Seattle shooting that injured 5
Police have identified a suspect in a shooting outside a downtown Seattle convenience store that wounded five people.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
Idaho police officer’s condition improving after shooting
A hospital spokesman says the condition of a Boise officer who was seriously injured in a shooting last week has improved.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 7:33 a.m.
Kansas mother fatally shot, week-old baby reported missing
Authorities are searching for a missing week-old baby after her mother was found fatally shot in Wichita, Kansas.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 11:42 a.m.
Seattle Pacific University shooter Aaron Ybarra convicted of murder
A jury on Wednesday convicted a man for fatally shooting a student and wounding two others at a small private Seattle university in 2014.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 9:54 a.m.
Minnesota officer charged with manslaughter in Philando Castile death
A Minnesota police officer has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the killing of Philando Castile, a black man whose girlfriend streamed the gruesome aftermath of the fatal shooting live …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 8:41 a.m.
Case goes to jury in deadly 2014 university shooting
The trial of a man charged with killing a student and wounding two others before being tackled by another student at a small private Seattle university in 2014 went to …