Stories tagged: Violence
Fri., April 29, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
President Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence
President Barack Obama announced new steps Friday to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that “smart guns” would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
Gunmen in Acapulco attack police at headquarters, hotel
Armed men in Mexico have launched near-simultaneous assaults on police in the resort city of Acapulco, setting off shootouts in which one attacker was killed and one officer wounded.
Sat., April 23, 2016, 11:32 a.m.
New Orleans eyes new gun-control measures to stem violence
The mayor of New Orleans, a city plagued by murders and shootings, hopes to stem the violence with new gun-control measures, including a requirement that stolen and lost guns are …
Sat., March 19, 2016, midnight
Charles Krauthammer: Both sides guilty of campaign ugliness
Politics is the civilized substitute for settling things the old-fashioned way - laying your opponent out on a stretcher
Fri., March 18, 2016, midnight
Amy Goodman: Fascism? Can it happen here?
“When Fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross,” goes a saying that is widely attributed to the first American to win the …
Tue., March 15, 2016, 9:26 a.m.
Officers offered aid to dying suspect after shootout, police say
Chicago police officers offered first aid to a dying suspect after a shootout that left three other officers injured on the city’s West Side, the police department said Tuesday.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 7:26 a.m.
Woman fatally shot by deputies near Vancouver, Washington
Authorities say a woman was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies near Vancouver, Washington, after she attacked them with a hammer and a knife.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 12:47 p.m.
Mom shot by 4-year-old was apparent gun rights advocate
A northeast Florida woman whose 4-year-old son accidentally shot her in the back while they were traveling in her pickup truck is apparently a gun lover who made numerous social …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 12:56 p.m.
21 shot over 20 hours in Chicago
CHICAGO – Two people were killed and 19 others were wounded over 20 hours in Chicago from Tuesday through early Wednesday, the equivalent of someone shot every 58 minutes. The …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
Georgia businessman requires handguns for his office workers
The owner of a Georgia-based insurance firm is requiring all of his employees to get permits to carry concealed weapons and providing each of them with a handgun.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
Student arrested after students stabbed at Canada school
A female high school student is in custody after eight people were stabbed at a high school east of Toronto, police said Tuesday. All the injuries are minor.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
Two girls killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school
Police say two teens have been shot at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, but there is no more danger to the rest of the campus.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 11 a.m.
2 female bombers kill 58 in northeast Nigerian refugee camp
Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up in a northeast Nigerian refugee camp, killing at least 56 people, health and rescue officials said Wednesday.
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 9:06 a.m.
French government wants to extend the state of emergency
France’s government is calling for a three-month extension of the state of emergency that was declared after the Nov. 13 deadly attacks in Paris, a move criticized by human right …
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 3:49 p.m.
Saskatchewan shootings leave four dead, two hurt
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says five are dead and two others are injured after a school shooting in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, 9:15 p.m.
Palestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks
Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians were killed during a violent demonstration near the Gaza border …
Sat., Oct. 25, 2014, 12:08 p.m.
Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting
TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a …
Tue., Oct. 7, 2014, midnight
Violent attacks raise concern
Brawls at the San Francisco 49ers’ and Los Angeles Angels’ stadiums over the weekend have left a football fan and a baseball fan hospitalized in serious condition, raising calls for …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 23, 2014, 9:11 a.m.
Police: 3 dead in shooting at Alabama UPS facility
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police say three people have been killed in a shooting at a UPS facility in Birmingham, Alabama.
Sat., Sept. 13, 2014, 9:31 a.m.
Vikings’ Peterson booked and released on child abuse charge
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the …
Thu., Sept. 11, 2014, 10:26 a.m.
Teacher in accidental shooting in good condition
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say a Utah teacher is in good condition after accidentally shooting herself in the leg with a concealed firearm in a faculty bathroom at …
Sat., July 26, 2014, 5:03 a.m.
US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in …
Fri., Feb. 21, 2014, 7:48 a.m.
Ukrainian parliament approves new charter, amnesty
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — In a day that could significantly shift Ukraine’s political destiny, opposition leaders signed a deal Friday with the country’s beleaguered president that calls for early elections, …
Fri., Jan. 31, 2014, midnight
Family wants action to address violent incidents downtown
Sporting bruises around his eyes, Bruce Palmer gripped the hand of his wife, Billie, at his home Thursday, three days after the couple said they were attacked in downtown Spokane. …
Thu., Jan. 30, 2014, midnight
Downtown Spokane violence ‘an epidemic,’ man’s family says
The family of a man whose nose was broken during an assault outside a downtown restaurant Monday night plans to appeal to the city to address what his son calls …
Fri., Dec. 13, 2013, 1:33 p.m.
Sheriff: Colo. school shooter wounds 1, kills self
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver student shot at least one other student at a high school Friday before he apparently killed himself, authorities said. Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 21, 2013, 2:17 p.m.
Police: Student killed staffer at Nevada school
SPARKS, Nev. — A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two boys and killing a teacher who was trying …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2013, 11:19 a.m.
One dead after shooting in Hillyard
One man was killed in a shooting resulting from a drug deal gone back Tuesday night in Hillyard, Spokane police said.
Sat., Aug. 24, 2013, 5:51 a.m.
More armed security at schools after Newtown
MIAMI (AP) — In the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Pembroke Pines, students returning to school this year are being greeted not only by their teachers and principal. They’re also meeting …
Tue., May 7, 2013, 9:43 a.m.
Man shot in alleged domestic dispute
A man was shot in the leg in North Spokane Monday night in what police are calling a domestic dispute.