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  • US official: Marine team sent to Yemen

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An elite Marine rapid response team arrived in Yemen’s capital Friday in the wake of violence and protests at the U.S. Embassy, the Pentagon said. Pentagon press …


  • US braces for more violence from anti-Muslim film

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration was caught by surprise by the ferocity of the Sept. 11 attack against the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed the ambassador and …


  • Attorney: Teen in Md. school shooting remorseful

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A teenager charged with wounding a fellow student at his Maryland high school has expressed remorse and was on a suicide watch while being treated at …


  • SD salon manager dies trying to protect employee

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Worried about an escalating conflict, Amanda Connors drove up to the door of the hair salon she managed and confronted her employee’s boyfriend, who had …


  • Gunman kills SD salon manager as kids’ mom flees

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Gunfire rang out as four employees fled the Sioux Falls hair salon where they worked, dragging two children to safety but with no hope of …


  • Ex-prof pleads guilty to killing Ala. colleagues

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A former biology professor accused of pulling a gun from her purse and opening fire at a faculty meeting pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing three colleagues …


  • Plea hearing set for ex-prof charged in shootings

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A judge has scheduled a hearing to change the plea of a former professor accused of fatally shooting three colleagues and wounding three others at the …


  • Chicago teachers say latest offer disappointing

    CHICAGO (AP) — The vice president of the Chicago Teachers Union said Saturday the city school district’s latest offer in contract negotiations was disappointing and that the wrangling would continue …


  • Student: School gunman had gun, hatchet in pack

    NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — A student who was in an Illinois classroom where shots were fired says his teacher seized the opportunity to tackle the shooter while he set his …


  • Ex-Marine tweeted about killing co-workers in ‘09

    OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Unhappy with his life as a Marine stationed in California, Terence Tyler posed a question three years ago on Twitter: “is it normal to want …


  • Ex-Marine tweeted about killing coworkers in ‘09

    OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Unhappy with his life as a Marine stationed in California, Terence Tyler posed a question three years ago on Twitter: “is it normal to want …


  • Ex-Marine kills 2 workers, self at NJ supermarket

    OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — An ex-Marine who had suffered from depression and once tweeted about killing “everyone I see” opened fire in camouflage gear at a supermarket early Friday, …


  • NJ store worker fatally shoots 2 employees, self

    OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey supermarket employee opened fire at the closed store early Friday as a dozen or more colleagues worked inside, killing two of them …


  • GOP calls for broader gun rights, unlimited clips

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republicans have strengthened the pro-gun-rights portion of their party platform, including a new call for unlimited bullet capacities in guns, in a defiant response to criticism …


  • Lawyer: Md. school shooting suspect was bullied

    PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — At 6:27 a.m. on his first day as a sophomore at Perry Hall High School in the Baltimore suburbs, Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. updated his …


  • Shawn Vestal: Our cultural narrative of violence

    Shooting. Punching. Killing. If you were to judge us by what we find entertaining, you would conclude these are our holy trinity. The things we believe in more than any …


  • Violence concerns downtown Spokane businesses

    SPOKANE — Some downtown Spokane businesses concerned about late-night violence will discuss the issue tonight at a meeting of the Riverside Neighborhood Council.


  • March organizer urges dialogue

    An organizer of Spokane’s annual march commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. criticized community leaders Tuesday for not opening an honest dialogue about race issues after last month’s march was targeted …


  • In Yakima Co., a rash of unsettling violence

    A baseball bat beating death, a wounded deputy, gang shootings and an officer firing shots at a truck because he feared for his life were part of an unusual rash …


  • Grant County battles spike in gang violence

    The shooting death of a 17-year-old boy in Desert Aire this weekend is the latest example of gang violence that has taken place across Grant County this year, sheriff’s officials …


  • Acapulco shootout leaves 18 dead

    MEXICO CITY – As if Mexican tourism needed more bad news, a weekend shootout left 18 gunmen and soldiers dead in Acapulco, the iconic if faded beach resort that recently …


  • Mexico boosts security near airports

    MEXICO CITY – More than 800 federal and local police have been assigned to improve security in and around Mexico City’s international airport after a series of armed robberies against …


  • Spring break alert issued for Mexico

    PHOENIX – The U.S. State Department and universities around the country are warning college students headed for Mexico for some spring-break partying of a surge in drug-related murder and mayhem …


  • Listening, Understanding Important First Step

    In a recent public school-related killing, a junior high student stabbed his teacher repeatedly. His reason? The teacher had scolded him for turning up late to class. In another similar …


  • Kids And Killings Surely A Caring Culture Wouldn’t Let This Happen

    Just for laughs, let’s pretend. Say we wanted to create, in a relatively peaceful society, a nation of youthful killers - or just millions of aggressive young jerks.


  • Soccer Player Dies

    Stacey Martin, 21, a junior for the University of Dayton women’s soccer team, died after collapsing during an exhibition game in Dayton. Martin, a three-year starter, collapsed during the first …


  • Powerful Rifles Used In School Rampage Boys Had More Than 500 Rounds Of Ammo

    The two boys accused of killing five people in an ambush at their school had more than 500 rounds of ammunition and used “hunting-style” rifles designed to bring down 280-pound …


  • Guns A Way Of Life For Boys In Arkansas

    Tuesday, when 11-year-old Andrew Golden wanted some guns, he allegedly broke into his grandfather’s house and took three rifles, four handguns and several boxes of ammunition. The boy, charged along …


  • Reno Wants Boys Charged As Adults

    Attorney General Janet Reno confirmed Thursday that the Justice Department is trying to find a way around an Arkansas law that prohibits the two young suspects in the Jonesboro school …


  • Trial Due In Ripping Of Baby From Womb

    Debra Evans, eagerly awaiting the imminent birth of her fourth baby, was preparing her three youngsters for bed on a chilly November night when assailants invaded her apartment. The attackers …


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